Minister Denis Lowe bowed to public pressure last week and commented on the...
On June 16, 2013 BU highlighted a presentation by Minister David Estwick – Sugar Cane Production: A Race Against the Clock – in which he laid out government’s strategic plan for restructuring the sugar cane industry. Part of the plan (at the time) was to diversify the sugar cane to generate power and reduce the […]
The following reblogged from Afra Raymond’s blog. In 2013 I sued the Minister of Finance & the Economy for his continuing failure or refusal to provide the details relating to the huge $25 Billion bailout of the failed CL Financial group. On Wednesday 22 July 2015, the High court ruled in my favour by ordering […]
The government boast of a mantra it is about building a society. One measure citizens are able to measure growth in the society is how we implement initiatives to care for people. As the topic of the day continue to gain currency – something about building a $700,000,000 plasma […]
Submitted by Old Onions Bag It would appear as if this current administration is on a quest to engage the Barbadian populace in a lot of garbled debates on non-existing projects that inevitably will never come to being, hoping to distract from their poor economic performances during the past 7 years. […]
Submitted by Anthony Davis The Guernsey-based plasma gasification company, Cahill Energy seems baffled by “the continuing objections from Barbadians” regarding the controversial waste-to-energy project, with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) […]
Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce are by far the Caribbean’s three largest lenders, dominating both personal and commercial banking. Combined, they’ve written off more than $1 billion […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]