Tag Archives: #Barbados

A Discussion to ADD Value Required

The country is about to become locked in what the BU household anticipates will be the mother of all general election campaigns. If platform issues were to centre on the economy, social justice, health, nurturing a winning culture anchored to improving national productivity- what a wonderful dream! This blog space is to be used by the BU family et al

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Barbados Elections | Insights and Analysis

Submitted by Caribbeansignal.com Barbadians will be going to the polls in 2018 with one media outlet suggesting that elections will be called in May. Curious about past election results – for Barbados – I searched around and found the Caribbean Elections website. This site features a treasure trove of election related data for Barbados as well as several other Caribbean

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We Need Heroes!

The following was written by Leslie Lett, a teacher and posted to Facebook – shared by Barbados Underground We need Heroes! They are as essential to our Living as the air, water, food, shelter. Heroes establish and articulate our preferred moral worldview. And validate it. Their Orientation, their Spirit, their Lives are to be presented as qualities to be emulated.

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Revival, Revolution and Renaissance

Revival On Saturday March 11, 2017 we witnessed what may perhaps be the largest political demonstration in Barbados. A sea of 13,000 to 15,000 people had cast off being passive and was actually marching in the street. Marching were the blacks, the whites, the browns, Christians and Muslims in protest of the current Freundel Stuart Administration. It was truly a

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The Moral Equivalence of Treason

Submitted by Pachamama For some time, there has a been a protracted ‘disagreement’ between the Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados (CBoB), Delisle Worrell and the Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler. It represents a deepening political-economy crisis. In trying to flesh out this phenomenon, we will sometimes directly address the prime minister, himself, as we urge urgent action. Worrell

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For the Claim of Solutions of a Third Political Party Part I

Submitted by nineofnine SOLUTIONS BARBADOS seem intent to make a difference on the political landscape by offering what it deems a proposed draft of solutions (subject to improvement/revision) for the countries’ present economic and social challenges which by public outcry shows that present governance is found wanting in every Ministerial portfolio. It is evident that the motive for such an

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Hold On Barbados – Help Is Still On The Way

An Update from Solutions Barbados. Celebrating 50 years of our political independence was an important national event that the Government should have been allowed to manage, without being distracted by constant criticism.  Given the foreseen economic challenges this year, it was also important that Barbadians be allowed to enjoy the Christmas and New Year celebrations.  With these events now behind

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Sewage Alert!

The revelation in recent weeks that sewage (raw) is spewing into the sea on the South coast should be of concern to all Barbadians. Along with the health concern there is the potential to dent the good reputation of Barbados as an idyllic tourist destination.  The members of the BU household are fiercely patriotic and it pains us no end

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For the Claim of INDEPENDENCE 1966

Submitted by nineofnine A people stood in trance as one flag is lowered and another (THE NATIONAL SYMBOL) was raised while standing at attention, listening to the tones of a new anthem and visioning that their new self-governing nation will move to provide new opportunities, render freedoms, rise standards, facilitate the needy, and set a better future for our children

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Where YOU Stand is Where YOU sit

One would hope that as Barbados closes in on its 50th year of Independence, this society takes serious stock of where it has come from, its current position, and where it intends to go. This article will boldly claim that Barbados is at a crossroads where it must urgently address the mounting issues that are perilous to obtaining a just

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Cause for Celebration

Today’s Barbados Advocate Editorial addresses feedback from some Barbadians that they will not be participating in the 50th Independence celebrations – Barbados Underground One of the incidents of the democratic system of governance is that decisions touching on matters of state are rarely unanimous. So it is quite unsurprising that more than a few Barbadians, for various reasons, have publicly

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