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Time to Vote Third Parties NOT BLP and DLP

Submitted by William Skinner As we prepare for another General Election, it is imperative that we call a spade a spade. Unless there is some unknown, mysterious progressive visionary leader hiding deep in the bowels of the Barbados Labour Party or the Democratic Labour Party, the election would follow the pattern of carnival like exercises […]

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No Power… No Vision

The Barbados Light and Power Company (BL&P) is one of the local utilities most Barbadians will agree has provided a better than satisfactory level of service through the years. The blogmaster does not have access to the ‘power outage’ history of BL&P since it was delivered to the Canadian power company EMERA. However, if one […]

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Tourist Arrivals UP, Garbage Collection DOWN

I have now held a full driving licence for fifty years and I still graphically recall the words of my instructor during the last lessons leading up to taking the test. He stated that the very best drivers look the farthest up the road to calculate any potential dangers or challenges to avoid last second […]

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Will Anyone be Held ACCOUNTABLE for Sewage Scandal?

Submitted by DAVID  COMISSIONG, PRESIDENT, Clement Payne Movement Who is going to hold the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) accountable for the south coast sewage crisis – an environmental and public health scandal that is threatening to destroy Barbados’ all important Tourism industry and to unleash diseases on persons who reside or work in the affected […]

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David Estwick and the BWA Board Must Resign Over the South Coast Sewage Mess

Early in 2017 the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) introduced changes to the management team.  Acting General Manager John Mwansa was replaced by Keithroy Halliday, Charles Leslie assumed the role of Director of Engineering, Wayne Richards was appointed to the post of Project Director, Patricia Inniss took over the Wastewater Division and Joy-Ann Haigh retained her corporate […]

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Private Sector ‘Signals’ No Recovery Until After the General Election

There is a BU commenter whose oft-repeated refrain is that ‘there will be no recovery under Fumble’s fools’. The commenter we have come to know as someone who postulates the positions of the private sector. It therefore comes as no surprise that the commenter’s observation aligns with that of the head of the private sector […]

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Musings of a Barbadian Transplant on the Unusual Sight of Snow in Charleston

Submitted by Mohammed Iqbal Degia  posted to Extra Newsfeed Car park at 1:30 pm The sight of snow in Charleston yesterday had me thinking. I reminisced about my first experience of snow and all the other times and places I encountered it. Inevitably, as someone with a deep interest in environmental issues, I pondered about […]

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The Grenville Phillips Column – Brace for the Consequences

My last article on Barbados’ vote against the US received sufficient feedback to justify a further explanation.  Some felt that it was simply a case of the US bullying another country, and Barbados’ courageous stand against the US’ offensive threats of retaliation against countries who dared not vote with it.  But is this true? In […]

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Blame Government for South Coast Sewage Disaster

Submitted by Theo Good evening. I feel compelled to share this information with the folks on Barbados Underground. Please go to the below link and download the document. Digest it. https://www.iadb.org/en/project/ba0036 One can form an intelligent opinion as to what is the real problem  with the South Coast Sewerage Project. It’s  textbook case of absolute […]

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Of Intersectionality and Rat Lines

Submitted by Pachamama As another election looms it may be good look at the relationship of the elites to intersectionality and their usage of rat lines. Intersectionality is a popular term deployed by social scientists generally and activists, more particularly, to measure the degree of connectedness between the systems around us. The master narrative being […]

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Barbados Water Authority Press Conference | Sewage on South Coast a BIG Problem

The problem of sewage running on the street of the South Coast is so serious BU shares a public service recording produced by the Barbados Water Authority which attempts to explains the challenge.

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Public Forum Report Released

The report coming out of the Public Forum by a group led by Dr. Ronnie Yearwood and company in July 2017 (Shantal Munroe-Knight, Krystle Howell, Donna Every, Dr. Joseph Herbert, Corey Layne, Teisha Hinds, Jason Carmichael, Dr. Troy Lorde, Lisa Gale and Jeanelle Clarke) is attached for comment. The document can also be accessed on […]

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Barbados Murder Statistics December 2017

Submitted by caribbeansignal.com 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne is the island’s latest murder victim to date. Alleyne, a cousin of Rihanna’s, was shot and killed on Boxing Day. Based on my count, the total number of murders for 2017 is at least 31 persons. The emphasis on my count is important because figures on the Nation […]

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – “Arise Sir KA or Dame DA”

With the first column of a new year, it would not feel quite right, to exclude a wish list. Until we invent some other means to transport visitors to our shores, then first on the list would have to be airlift. I call again to step up discussions with Norwegian Air and Jetblue to help […]

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – The Franchise is NOT a Commodity

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,  Than are dreamt of in your philosophy – Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 5  While money can’t buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery … –Groucho Marx While the title of today’s column should be an undisputed datum, especially given the provisions […]

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The Caswell Franklyn Column – Civil Servants Vote to Your Interests in 2018

The New Year is almost upon us and very shortly this country will be transformed into a veritable electioneering circus, some might say with an assortment of clowns, to select a new government. The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) emerged victorious in the last two contests. However, this time around, political pundits and wishful thinkers have […]

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Weeping for Hal Gollop QC | DECISION- CV1753 of 2015- M. Agard v M. Mottley and J. Walcott

The Barbados Court handed down the decision in favour of Mottley and Walcott in the matter CV1753 Maria Agard Vs Mottley and Walcott. Read the full text of the decision: DECISION- CV1753 of 2015- M. Agard v M. Mottley and J. Walcot

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Why the Haste to Appoint a Governor General?

In early 2015 Prime Minster Freundel Stuart announced that Barbados will switch from the monarchical system of government to republican status. It is December 2017- almost two years later- with a general election on the horizon and clearly Barbadians must conclude that this is another empty promise by a politician. The appointment of Justice Sandra […]

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