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Grenville Phillips II

Grenville Phillips II Launches the Next Political Party in Barbados

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Clare Cowan

cahill energy Barbados WtE Project – Confidential Information Memorandum March 2015

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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

The Adrian Loveridge Column – Reducing Dependence on Booking Agents

Last week I used a couple of web based hotel booking sites to reserve some accommodation in Charlotte and Kentucky for an upcoming trip. One of them, Hotwire, offers a variety of star rated lodging where you do not actually know exactly […]

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George Hutson

Pat Brayshaw Matter Not Forgotten: Letter to Former MP George Hutson

Mr. E . George  Hutson Former MP for St. James Central 2008-2013 Minister In DLP Government Of 2008-2013 Dear Sir, The contents of this letter is not aimed at anyone’s character, the names therein  are merely to show the persons I have spoken to in the past 10+ years in my pursuit of redress for […]

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caswell

The Caswell Franklyn Column – Prime Minister Stuart Causing Much Anxiety

BU shares the Caswell Franklyn Nation newspaper column – he is the General Secretary of Unity Workers Union and BU Contributor. NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE: PM causing much anxiety

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column–The Dispute: Source and Aftermath

BU shares the Jeff Cumberbatch Barbados Advocate column – Senior Lecturer in law at the University of the West Indies since 1983, a Columnist with the Barbados Advocate since 2000 and BU commenter – see full bio.

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Mariano Browne, Lawrence Duprey,Karen Nunez-Tesheira

CL Financial Bailout – Steal of a Deal

Submitted by Afra Raymond The CL Financial bailout was a steal of a deal for the owners of that troubled company. After all, the wealthiest man in the Caribbean was able to obtain an interest-free loan exceeding $25 Billion in Public Money at a time when no one else would lend him. […]

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Santia Bradshaw

Dear Santia

Submitted by Douglas DEAR SANTIA, How are you? I read what the dailies reported in Parliament recently about the conditions existing in Barbados. According to media reports, while speaking on a resolution aimed at raising the profile of the anniversary date of the 1937 disturbances in the House of Assembly, you intimated that the conditions […]

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Clare Cowan

Guernsey Registered Cahill Energy Registration Documents, EXPOSED!

We hope the traditional media become involved soon and perform the task a healthy democracy deserves. Memorandum if Incorporation Change of Director Cahill Validation Document 2012 Validation Documentation 2013 Cahill Validation Document 2014 […]

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cahill

Barbadians Turned Out in Large Numbers to say NO to Cahill Waste to Energy Plant

Fireworks started  the moment concerned Barbadians entered the LESCS  and were informed questions had to be written down to solicit answers from the panel assembled, including the much talked […]

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David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement

The Fight-Back Has Begun!

Submitted by David A. Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement Barbados – as we all know – is suffering from a dearth of national political leadership, and is currently in a state of crisis and great peril. But the good news is that we are beginning to see positive signs which suggest that the “fight-back” to […]

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Barbados Association of Professional Engineers

Mechanical Engineer Calls on the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE) to Address the Proposed Cahill Waste to Energy Plant

The following was submitted to the Facebook Group Bajans Against $700M Waster to Energy Plant by a Mechanical Engineer. My concerns are the true scale of the project, […]

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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

The Adrian Loveridge Column: Opportunity to Attract Frequent Flyers

All work and no pay! A recent survey released through the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) and conducted by Oxford Economics concluded that last year, American workers walked away from US$52.4 billion in unused vacation time, forfeiting a total of 169 million paid days off. The amount of vacation time American’s take as a nation is […]

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Cahill Energy Open House

Bajans Against Waste to Energy Plant Committed to Zero Waste Management

The Future Centre Trust (FCT) continues to be a willing advocate on matters related to the environment. It has assumed growing importance in a climate where Barbadians have shown themselves not to be sensitive to issues which pertain to the environment. BU applauds the FCT for taking a lead role educating Barbadians on the topical […]

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Construction

Put Your House In Order

Originally posted on Weighed in the Balance:
Dear Readers: From my experience in working among people in post-hazard environments, I can conclude that a stable house is the most prized possession. I have witnessed the grateful expressions of relief among those whose houses survived the tragic events.  The contrasting near hopeless expressions of misery among…

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Walter Blackman

A New Agenda for Barbadian Workers and their Families

Generally speaking, over the past 35 years, the political class has taken full advantage of a trusting, docile electorate. With no effective checks and balances in place, both political parties have routinely accused each other of using taxpayers’ money to fund deals, bribes, foreign bank accounts, and kickbacks, and to create multi-millionaires out of a […]

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