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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

The Adrian Loveridge Column – Restaurant Week in Barbados

Officially Restaurant Week Barbados was rolled out by the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, recently which actually runs from 22nd October until 5th November leading up until this year’s rebranded Food and Rum Festival. It gives us, as a destination, a wonderful opportunity to highlight our incredible range of restaurant choices and for local farmers and […]

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Dover Stinky Skip

Barbados Needs a Waste Management Solution, NOW!

Barbados finds itself on a website labeled as a country generating the 6th highest output of garbage per capita in the world. Do we have a plan to implement a relevant waste management solution Dr. Denis Lowe? Read report – Countries Generating The Most Trash Per Capita #vote

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Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Releases Guidance on Correspondent Banking Services

Alicia Nicholls The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has released its long-awaited guidance on the application of FATF standards in the context of correspondent banking services following its plenary session held October 19-21st, 2016. The purpose of the guidance is to address de-risking and has been prepared in collaboration with the Financial Stability Board […]

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LIAT Pilot Association Points to Incompetent Management

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David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement

Open Pre-Action Letter to the Sanitation Service Authority Board

Submitted by David Comissiong 22 October 2016 Ms Margot Harvey Chairman Sanitation Service Authority Board and Members of the Board (Erskine Simmons, Neil Marshall, Peter Barrow, Jeffrey Nurse, Stephen Layne, Peter Gilkes, Carolyn Brathwaite, and Debra Walker) c/o Sanitation Service Authority 2nd floor NPC Building Wildey St. Michael Dear Sirs / Madams Re: Privatization of […]

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Modern-Day Malfeasance: The Mechanics of Misery – An Abominable Practice of Sexual Exploitation, Baby Factories, Organ Harvesting & Child Enslavement

Submitted by Terance Blackett “To forgive is to assume a larger identity than the person who was first hurt…” – philosopher David Whyte Epictetus, Roman Stoic philosopher, mathematician and rationalist was born a slave around 55 AD. He earned his freedom as a young man and began the study of Stoic philosophy during those teenage […]

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The Jefferson Cumberbatch Column – Legal Theory and Practical Realities

It might bear reminder while commenting on the topic at caption, that its origin carries some relevance to Barbados’ Independence, especially as we are in the midst of preparations to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of its attainment. It should be recalled that this status was achieved as a matter of law by an Order-in-Council of […]

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The Caswell Franklyn Column – Akanni McDowall Kicked to the Kerb

A Nazi era pastor, Martin Niemoller is credited with having said of the German authorities, First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Trade Unionist. […]

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BLP Red Alert

The political temperature in the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) neck of the woods is starting to rise as it identifies candidates to run in the next general elections constitutionally due in 2018. It is not unusual for political parties to engage in tussles while negotiating the candidate selection process. Who can forget the dogfight that […]

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Dr. Mascoll Exposes the Central Bank

BU read Dr. Clyde Mascoll’s weekly column with great interest. The fact that it has not garnered any serious critique on the talk shows and on social media says a lot about our level of discernment.  An advantage over the traditional media is that we (social media) tell it like it is. Last week the […]

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HRC Will Win – But Has to Fight to Avoid Impeachment

Submitted by Pachamama It should be pellucid by now that barring a tectonic disclosure or other intervention Hillary Rodham Clinton (HRC) will win the USA presidential elections. However, she will immediately come under a massive series of investigations aimed at giving the defeated Republicans, provided they can retain the House of Representatives, a raison detre. […]

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Charles leacock, Director of Public Prosecutions

DPP Charles Leacock Found Guilty

We give credit to Barbados Today for highlighting this grave injustice meted out to Kobia Jamal Robinson by Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock. The idea that a person charged with a crime in Barbados has to wait for three years to have their case heard is embarrassing and wrong.  The fact others have had […]

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Dr. George Brathwaite

The George Brathwaite Column – What Kind of Society Do WE Want?

Against the background of numerous political, economic, and social issues grabbing national headlines and our concerned attention, this past weekend was very heartening. As a proud graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI), I became washed with positive emotion while taking in the two graduation ceremonies. The graduating students were splendidly dressed not […]

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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

The Adrian Loveridge Column – Package Holiday the Popular Choice

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has reported a resurgence of their members package holidays and according to them more than half (53 per cent) of British holidaymakers took a package holiday in the last year which represents an increase of 6 per cent on 2015 and a rise of more than 10 per […]

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David Ames (Harlequin) r, Mark Maloney (Preconco) r

Harlequin Property Goes Bust!

Recent developments in St. Vincent with Harlequin Property SVG filing insolvency proceedings will lead to heavy loses for investors to be sure. This matter should be a concern for Barbadians because of the stalled properties owned by Harlequin in Barbados. As is the norm Barbadians will NOT be updated on this matter until the local […]

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Jean Delangis and Robert Richardson Versus the Duecks Described as a Mistake

A follow up on the To DPP Charles Leacock: Why Did you Drop the Case Against the Duecks? story which BU carried and is quoted below. The Sunday Sun of October 16, 2016 on page 36A titled Couple free at last, answers the question as to why Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock discontinued the […]

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Nothing Against Bob Dylan, But Wha Bout KAMAU?

Submitted by DAVID  COMISSIONG, President, Clement Payne Movement (Barbados) So, the American folk/rock musician , Bob Dylan, has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature — the first time that a song lyricist has won this prestigious international award ! I say well done to Bob Dylan: he is deserving of every accolade that […]

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The Law of Unintended Consequences: Political Jousting, Military Sabre-Rattling and “Denial-Phobia” Regarding Nuclear Brinkmanship

Submitted by Terence Blackett “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil but by those who watch them without doing nothing” – Albert Einstein 17th century French philosopher, mathematician and social theorist Blaise Pascal in ‘Pensees’ (Thoughts on Religion) given his understanding of time & space opined: “When I consider the short […]

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