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We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fifty two years in the life of a country is short. In the coming days as the 30 of November approaches there will be a commentary about the what we have achieved as a country and the prospects for the future. For the first time in

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Let Us Make Barbados Great AGAIN!

Submitted by Andrew Simpson Being a regular reader of the Barbados Underground, it would appear that many of the troublesome issues presently faced by our society are related to declining moral values and what might be referred to as the “resourcefulness index aka currency peg’. There are persons (patriotic citizens) with a zest for achieving widespread harmony and prosperity; among

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Barbados Improvements Part 2: Thoughts and Ideas

Submitted by Freedom Crier     Right Sizing Government I have seen the PM speak at times and her desire is to get the government working again quickly and effectively for Barbados as any government should, from the roads/sewerage to the business of government like planning/development/courts etc. her practicality is heartening and welcome, her energy shown is greatly needed I

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Draft Proposal for a PEOPLES PARTNERSHIP to help strengthen Barbados in its IMF negotiations and to pave the way for a New Economy

Submitted by DAVID  COMISSIONG, President, Clement Payne Movement In the months and years immediately ahead of us, our country — Barbados — will be facing the dual but inter-related tasks of dealing with the IMF and revamping our model of national development. As is to be expected, our newly elected Government will take the lead on these two crucial national

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Analyzing Barbados’ Predicament and Looking to the Future

Submitted by David Comissiong THE  FIRST  QUESTION we must confront is this :-   if an economic crisis exists in Barbados, as it undoubtedly does, who and what is responsible for it ? Let us start with the current Democratic Labour Party (DLP) governmental administration! After the DLP came to power in 2008, the international economic recession caused the opening up

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Buy, Steal, or Disappear?

“A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.” – James Freeman Clarke. The announcement of May 24th, 2018 as the date for the next general election in Barbados has come as a relief for most. The May date signals a ‘mayday’ call and it has churned out possibilities and probabilities for those likely to

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