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Former Prime Minister Freundel Stuart Breaks Silence

Former Prime Minister Freundel Stuart in a rare public appearance since the last general election delivered a speech last Sunday at the DLP St. Philip North branch meeting. Thanks to Piece the Legend for the following audio snippet. So far the blogmaster has not been able to locate the full speech by Stuart (some people will say disappointing). Additional link

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Freundel Stuart to SPEAK!

Former Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is being promoted as the guest speaker at the St. James South branch meeting scheduled for May 19, 2019. The first reaction from the blogmaster to the news is that after one year the giant appears to have been coaxed from his slumber by the Goddess of Isis. The topic of his speech has not

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DLP MIA

It is also about the right to dissent in a civilized manner. Genuine political opposition is a necessary attribute of democracy, tolerance, and trust in the ability of citizens to resolve differences by peaceful means. The existence of an opposition, without which politics ceases and administration takes over, is indispensable to the functioning of parliamentary political systems. If these systems

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Elections Results 2018: Democracy Alive, Opposition Dead!

Submitted by Doc Martin Congratulations to Ms. Mia Mottley, Prime Minister and to the BLP on their victory in the 2018 elections. As other commentators elsewhere have stated, democracy is alive and well in Barbados. Well, the operation to remove the Freundel Stuart led DLP government has been successful but the patient has suffered complications and so an amputation was

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End of Inept and Evil Government

Submitted by George Brathwaite PhD Worse than a corrupt government is an incompetent one, not least because having the second characteristic does not exclude the first one. – (Victor Bello Accioly). Against a distressed society and a baulking economy, Barbados is set for a possible direction-altering outcome in the general elections slated for May 24th, 2018. The current Democratic Labour

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Just Like Freundel Stuart, Arthur Holder is WRONG–Don’t Take the Money!

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. – Matthew, Chapter 6, Verse 13) WHETHER  THE  ADVICE to “take the money” comes from the Democratic Labour Party’s Freundel Stuart or from the Barbados Labour Party’s Arthur Holder it is WRONG — ethically, morally, politically and legally WRONG ! It would seem that the BLP’s Arthur Holder just

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Freundel Writes His Name on History’s Page

I did not dissolve it – deliberately – and of course the experts have been giving expressions to their surprise. ‘This is the first time in Barbados’ history, that a parliament was allowed to stand dissolved by effluxion of time’. That is how history is made. History is not made by things happening the same way all the time. History

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DON’T Take the Money

“And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”  -Matthew, Chapter 5, Verse 13 FELLOW  BARBADIANS, my advice to you may be reduced to the following four words:-  “Don’t take the money !” I implore you to ignore any agent of deception who sets out to lead you into temptation and evil with serpentine advice that you should

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Stuart Going Where His Predecessors Failed to Tread

Tomorrow will be the last sitting of parliament before it is dissolved.  Under the Constitution of Barbados the Prime Minister can- and it appears he will- extend his government into the 90 day unchartered discretionary period within which a general election must be called.  This decision by the government to loiter in Government House against a less than stellar performance

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Serious Wiretapping Questions for Owen Arthur

Submitted by David Comissiong, Citizen of Barbados In the Sunday Sun front page newspaper article of 11th February 2018 titled Not On My Watch, former Commissioner of Police, Darwin Dottin, publicly confirmed :- (1) that there are “extra-regional third parties” who provide the Royal Barbados Police Force with the “capability” to tap the telephones of persons in Barbados; that these

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The Prime Minister, Attorney General and Gollop the QC

A few years ago Minister Michael Lashley was the starboy of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). He was complimented for expanding the housing stock, exponentially. He ensured Barbadians erased Liz Thompson’s ‘bumblebee’ prototype from memory. Years later many of the houses built by Lashley with tax dollars are unoccupied or rotted. If we include the Coverley PPP it gets worse.

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The George Brathwaite Column – Stuart’s Abysmal Communication

“Not the gun but the word is the symbol of authority.” – Charles Lindblom, former American political scientist and economist. Public discussion and debate are essential in a social democracy such as Barbados. Indeed, effective political language and communication are healthy for good governance, especially in the context where there is a contest of alternative policies and programmes by competing

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