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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Of PSVs, Dress Codes and Vicarious Liability

I was especially intrigued this week by the action of the PSV employees to strike against commuters because of their dissatisfaction with being compelled to wear uniforms emblazoned with the logo of the Barbados Transport Authority rather than that of the owners of the vehicles, and the ensuing discussion in which I believed I heard, though I might be mistaken,

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PSVs Overcharging

Submitted by Anthony Davis I have a problem with some minibus, ZR drivers and conductors who charge tourists $2.50 as the fare. The extra money which you get from robbing the tourists will come back to haunt you because when they find out that you have stolen from them they will: Stop taking minibuses/ZRs Get the Transport Board buses when

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The Taming of the Shrew

Submitted by Old Onions bag “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, That struts and frets his hour upon the stage” Macbeth How often we see things that causes us to shrill with disgust and disbelief,  and review the situation for reasons to explain the unfortunate occurrence, in an effort to ascertain why. The majority of times, the verdict,

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How Many Sons Has Father Crab?

Submitted by Mario Herbert – GoWEB Caribbean The minibus situation in Barbados has grown unbearable for some of us. Recorded music is not supposed to be played in these PSV’s (Public Service Vehicles), only the live radio stations. However, there are several Dance-hall CD’s in circulation featuring Father Crab, who shouts profanity and vulgarly throughout the entire CD. Passengers are

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