Tag Archives: Cahill

Power PROBE @BL&P a Must!

The blogmaster inquired from Chris Halsall how would a distributed power generation model affect BL&P’s profit and loss in the aftermath of last week’s catastrophe –Barbados Gone Dark. He responded as follows: ROK (RIP) and I relied on Douglas Skeete during the rate hearings for the financial dimensions, but my understanding is moving to a distributed generation model would have

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Request to Remove CAHILL blog

A couple hours before the arrest of former Minister Donville Inniss broke the following message was received by the blogmaster: Hello, I wanted to know if you can please remove this article. https://barbadosunderground.net/2015/09/28/ceo-of-cahill-energy-exposed/ its been 3 years and there is no longer a need for this. Can you please remove that article. The information on it is against Google’s guidelines.

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Prime Minister Mottley Issues Reminder to Public Servants – Do Government Business Using Official Email!

A statement issued Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday piqued the interest of the blogmaster. During a session labelled, a dialogue between Ministers of Government and a Committee representing Permanent Secretaries and others of a similar grade, Mottley  instructed the senior public officers present, ‘… that no business of the Government of Barbados should be conducted on anything other than an

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David Estwick Addresses Water Crisis, HOPEFULLY

According to media reports Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resource Management Dr David Estwick has scheduled a press conference for later today (07.10.2016). Estwick has been the target of severe criticism because of the inability of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) to achieve its mandate to deliver potable water to ALL Barbadians. One hopes that Estwick will treat Barbadians

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – The Politics of Water Security

Safe drinking water and adequate sanitation are crucial for poverty reduction, crucial for sustainable development and crucial for achieving any and every one of the Millennium Development Goals. – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon It should be easy for most Barbadians to sympathize, or perhaps even empathize, with the plight of the residents of those local districts who have had

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CRIME a Worry

The following is a post to a T&T YahooGroup to which Barbados Underground is subscribed. Take note of the following disclaimer. The BU household has replaced “T&T” with Barbados, “Keith and Kamla” with Freundel and Mia, “PNM and UNC” with DLP and BLP – Barbados Underground (BU) …. they admit the main reason for our crime problem is the free

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The Great IONICS SCAM

On the 17 April 2016 BU posted the Ionics Freshwater agreement with the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). Many questions were asked but as usual taxpayers have been met with silence. However with a general election looming in less than 2 years expect to hear the political rhetoric levels rise and for sleeping giants to awaken. BU received the following Excel

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What Fifty years of “Independence” is Barbados Really Celebrating?

Submitted by David Comissiong After reading the damning revelations contained in Auditor General Leigh Trotman’s report about the outrageously preferential taxpayer-funded contracts granted to a coterie of elite white business-people by the Government Ministers of our country, I am forced to come to the conclusion that the “Old Colonial System” is still very much alive and well in supposedly independent

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2015 Auditor General’s Report – An Exercise in Repetition

Reading the Auditor General’s Reports through the years there is a common theme, one of repetition. It bears highlighting that successive governments have felt the wrath of the AG Mr. Leigh Trotman. The latest 2015 Auditor General Report lays bare the same old same old government department breaches we have become accustomed. A single BU observation to add to the

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Wayne Willock – Time to Speak Out

I believe that it is time to speak out on certain matters. It may take me more than one column to say these things but I am not committing to having a page or a slot. Just for background information for those who may not know, I recently retired from the teaching service at the level of Deputy Principal, after

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The Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow Would Have Fired Michael Carrington

CHICAGO — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former House speaker J. Dennis Hastert to one year and three months in federal prison — a term above what prosecutors had recommended and one that clearly took into account the sexual abuse allegations that generated the criminal case against the Illinois Republican – The Washington Post In 1998 the then government

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