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The People Want Caribbean Regimes to Fall

Submitted by Pachamama As we write masses of people are demonstrating in the streets of Istanbul and many other Turkish cities calling Erdogan and Gul dictators, fascists, American puppets and Zionist traitors. They are chanting “we want the regime to fall’’, not the government – the regime, the regime! This call is not unlike what we have been hearing, for

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Hugo Chavez Dead at 58

President Hugo Chavez succumbed to his battle with cancer today. His legacy will be remembered by Barbadians for an anti-American foreign policy posture and in our backyard the Petrocaribe agreement which many Caribbean islands signed are signatories. What is the implication for Barbados and the rest of the Caribbean. Relevant Link: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez dead at 58

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Petrus Romanus Prophecy; Will The Next Pope Lead To The Apocalypse?

The following by Charles Poladian is reproduced from the International Business Times With the surprising and sudden resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, a new pontiff will soon be elected. According to the “Petrus Romanus” prophecy, this pope will be the last and will bring the destruction of Rome as well as the apocalypse. St. Malachy, a bishop, went to Rome

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Harlequin CONCESSIONS?

Submitted by Check-This-Out Just came across an article dated November 17, 2011 in Caribbean 360. The following is from the article “Harlequin Hotels restarts Barbados development amid fraud claims” “Commenting on the developments Ames said, “It is fantastic to have both sites moving ahead quickly now. We are very committed to continued significant investment in Barbados and we are grateful

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Is this the Beginning of the End for Harlequin?

Submitted by St. Georges Dragon Interesting news about Harlequin. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) in the UK, which regulates the financial services industry, has published an alert: Information on investments made through Harlequin Management Services. Issued on Friday 18th January, it puts financial advisers on notice that if they recommend an investment in a pension for which the underlying assets

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The Violet Beckles Affair, Separating Fact From Fiction Part V

Related Links: Rights, Justice And The Law In The Case Of Violet Beckles The Violet Beckles Affair, Separating Fact From Fiction The Violet Beckles Affair, Separating Fact From Fiction Part II The Violet Beckles Affair, Separating Fact From Fiction Part III The Violet Beckles Affair, Separating Fact From Fiction Part IV

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Notes From a Native Son: This is the Year When Our Long-term Future Will be Decided

Introduction: As we enter the dawn of a new year, all attention will be focused on the coming general election and, for some of us, the paucity of ideas battling for votes from a badly informed electorate. As things stand, it is largely a competition between tweedledee and tweedledum, although the recent injection of a broad, if under-articulated, idea of

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Fire Somebody Please!

“Two British women who were raped within days of each other in Barbados say they are convinced the man who has been charged is not their attacker. Researcher Dr Rachel Turner, from Hertfordshire, and Diane Davies, from Anglesey, in north Wales, were attacked on a beach in Holetown St James in October 2010. Barbadian Derick Crawford, 47, has been charged

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Asthma Study Conducted at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Questioned

A media source – The News Record – which serves the University of Cincinnati (UC) has questioned whether a “potentially controversial study” conducted  at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, received approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at UC.   “The study tested whether or not a modified version of the Heimlich Manoeuvre could stop an acute asthma attack or

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Governor DeLisle Worrell Publishes How to Stabilize and Grow Small Open Economies

A Joint Caribbean Group met recently with senior members of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank. The Managing Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde of the IMF will remember the meeting for the sharp exchanges which are reported to have occurred with the Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados DeLisle Worrell. Forgotten in the hullabaloo is the

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