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<h6 align="justify"><font style="font-weight:normal;">L-R): Edison Alleyne (Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment), Margot Harvey (Chairman, Sanitation Service Authority), Dr Denis Lowe (Minister of Environment), Clare Cowan (CEO of Cahill Energy), Christopher Sinckler (Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs), Denis Kellman (Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development), Senator Darcy Boyce (Minister of Energy in the Office of the Prime Minister)</font> - Caribbean News</h6>

cahill energy Barbados WtE Project – Confidential Information Memorandum March 2015

The Cahill Energy Waste to Energy project continues to feature in the news. The Facebook page Bajans Against $700M Waste To Energy Plant has attracted 6157 members to date and is a source of valuable information for Bajans to educate themselves about plasma gasification technology and related matters. All should become members of the page to show solidarity with the cause. […]

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West Indian Day Carnival Association Accused of Discrimination

Submitted by the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy NEW YORK: The New York Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID) has expressed concern about discrimination, based on national origin, by the West Indian Day Carnival Association (WIADCA). WIADCA’s board of directors is almost exclusively Trinidadian. […]

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<h6 align="justify"><font style="font-weight:normal;">L-R): Edison Alleyne (Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment), Margot Harvey (Chairman, Sanitation Service Authority), Dr Denis Lowe (Minister of Environment), Clare Cowan (CEO of Cahill Energy), Christopher Sinckler (Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs), Denis Kellman (Minister of Housing, Lands and Rural Development), Senator Darcy Boyce (Minister of Energy in the Office of the Prime Minister)</font> - Caribbean News</h6>

CAHILL ENERGY LIMITED – The SECRET COMPANY

There has been a lot of discussion about the company government has decided to partner with to build a Waste to Energy plant on 166 square mile Barbados. BU notes CAHILL ENERGY LIMITED does not have a Certificate of Good Standing available when an inquiry is done on the Guerney Registry website. There is also […]

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Bjorn Bjerhamn (l) Mark Maloney (r)

A Pop Kite Cabinet, PRECONCO JADA and more

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP)  continues to pressure the government on the lack of transparency surrounding the Cahill Waste to Energy project proposed to be located at Vacluse, St. Thomas. The political meeting held by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) at Tyrol Cot on the weekend reinforced concerns raised by the Opposition Barbados Labour Party […]

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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

A VIRGIN Opportunity

While the concept was rolled out some time ago, the details were largely announced in a media conference which took place at the Museum Park in Miami last week. Never shy of dominating the global limelight, Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Cruises should have three brand new Italian built ships in the water by […]

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Gun Violence

Gun Violence and the Caribbean Region

Human Rights and Peace Ambassador for the region, Felicia Browne, has cited the urgent need for new initiatives against gun violence. When women and youth are fatally shot with such brutality, it raises serious concerns about the effectiveness of our crime-related policies. No citizen can feel safe within areas which are ridden with crime and […]

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Caswell Franklyn

Bring the Facts Caswell Franklyn! We Live in a Real World

Submitted by Douglas IS THERE MORE OR LESS POVERTY TODAY IN BARBADOS THAN IN 2008?  I say there is a lot less since 2008, despite what the Barbados Labour Party and its supporters are saying. If one reads the claptrap written in today’s Sunday Sun – NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE: Govt should resign for […]

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Adriel Brathwaite

Qualificationsgate: Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite Continues to DEMinish the Office

During the Presentation of the Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals 2015 the intelligence of Barbadians was trivialized (or was it) by the debate whether Lowe has earned a Doctorate or leader of the Opposition possesses the requisite qualification to practice law in Barbados. Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has routinely described contributions to debate in […]

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Trevor Carmichael, Jepter Ince, Chris Sinckler

Chris Sinckler and David Estwick Saga Continues – Money is Sweeter than Sugar

Originally posted on Barbados Underground:
BU understands the Minister of Finance & Economic Affairs Chris Sinckler will play hardball with the sugar industry deal unless Minister of Agriculture David Estwick appoints BNB Capital Corporation to provide the financing for the new sugar factory. It is being discussed in certain circles that the minister of finance…

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Bajans Against 700M Waste to Energy Plant

Barbadians Against Waste-to-Energy Plant

Public spirited Barbadians have been voicing concern in growing numbers about government’s plan to locate a Waste to Energy Plasma Gasification Plant at Vacluse, St. St. Thomas. Environmental advocate Kammie Holder of the Future Trust has been leading the charge and is responsible for the Facebook page  Bajans Against $700M Waste to Energy Plant. BU […]

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Soda

Sweet Drink Tax!

Submitted by Anthony Davis Minister of Health John Boyce today linked high consumption, especially of sweet drinks, to the island’s exploding problem of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and expressed gratitude that the Ministry of Finance took on board the budget recommendations of an NCD Committee – Barbados Today (18 June 2015 Pray tell me, Messieurs Sinckler […]

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Afra Raymond

Our Land – Land for Everybody? Part 2

Originally posted on AfraRaymond.com:
SIDEBAR: The Minister responds This is a short video (courtesy of TV6) in which the Minister of Land & Marine Resources, Jairam Seemungal, responds to questions on the occupation of State lands in Couva by SIS Ltd, one of the main financiers of the Peoples Partnership. ► JavaScript required to…

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Barry Mayers, CEO of Up Beat Wholesale

Digicel, Nation Newspaper and Others Must Join the Fight Against the Dominican Republic

The Community [CARICOM] calls on the Dominican Republic authorities” to adhere to the principles of protection of citizenship to Dominicans of Haitian descent, adding that those “persons shall not be rendered stateless – Fox News Latino After the usual procrastination CARICOM […]

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2015 Barbados Crop Over Festival

Revamping Cohobblopot

Submitted by Anthony Davis A slap in the face of Barbadian artistes and promoters! “That’s the view of many in the entertainment industry following the announcement that Cohobblopot, a staple event on the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF’s) Crop Over calendar, was being replaced by a private event billed “One Love”, with Trinidadian Machel Montano as […]

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Errol Niles Request for BU publication to be Removed ‘with immediate effect’

The following note was received by Barbados Underground from Attorney-at-law Errol Niles. I have been informed and have verified that you are currently using a very recent photograph under the caption: Lawyers in the News, with reference […]

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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

2015 Budget Ignores Important Tourism Sector

I had hoped to dedicate this week’s column to the new measures put in place announced in the 2015 budget to stimulate spending, especially in the tourism sector. Unless I missed something while trawling through the 57 pages, not a single ‘incentive’ has been announced […]

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