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Important Documents About the Hyatt Hotel for Your (Public) Information

Please find attached hereto extracts from the following Hyatt related documents:- (1) Memorandum dated 21st April 2016 from the Chief Town Planner to the Permanent Secretary (Defence and Security) in the Prime Minister’s Office outlining concerns that the Barbados National Trust and the Barbados Museum and Historical Society had with the proposal to construct a […]

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Latest CADRES Poll Shows DLP Trailing the BLP

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Dr. Ronnie Yearwood Invites YOU…

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Deficit Committee of the Social Partnership Recommends Entering an IMF Program Supported by Aggressive Privatization and Rationalization of SOEs

Given the comatose state the Barbados economy continues to be gripped, let us continue our steely focus on the economy although this task will be made difficult with the Crop Over season firing up.   It is important to add that a deteriorating economic landscape will continue to have a deleterious effect on the social […]

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Caribbean Economist Marla Dukharan Reviews 2017 Budget, “I expect growth to decline significantly…”

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LIAT Airline Reneges on AGREEMENT with the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association According to LEAKED Document

Section XVII – Crewing, Article 2 states: In the event that the Company desires to place in operation aircraft of a type other than the aircraft currently in operation or envisaged in (The Preamble of Section II), either party may, irrespective of envisaged provisions of this Agreement, serve written notice for the purpose of negotiating […]

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Barbados’ Weather Doppler Radar System Down Until September of 2017

Submitted by David G. Brooks I write this regarding the continued problem we are facing with the Weather Doppler Radar system located at Castle Grant in St. Joseph that is to not only cover Barbados, St. Vincent and St. Lucia but be part of a continuous (composite) radar coverage from the radar in French Guiana […]

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Hal Gollop’s 1.5 Million Dollar Invoice

The following was posted to BU on another blog and worthy of penetrating discussion afforded a separate blog-space. William. Please post the following info as well. Firstly, the BWA bought the land on which the building is located over 15 years ago and under the NHC Act. So the notion that he had to regularise […]

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Budget Reply | United Progressive Party (Barbados)

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Barbados Budget 2017

Bloggers may use this space to comment on the presentation. Read full text of the 2017 Financial Statement and Budgetary Proposals Follow the debate on the Barbados Parliament website

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Freundel Stuart: Holding Our Leaders Accountable

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Barbados Bankers’ Association the New Third Party?

Submitted by Caswell Franklyn, General Secretary, Unity Workers Union It is no secret that I believe that the present DLP administration is bad for Barbados. Now it appears that this view is shared by the Barbados Bankers’ Association (BBA). They have announced that due to a “lack of clarity” on the process involved in the […]

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Mia and Freundel …we want transparency legislation IMPLEMENTED!

The following was poster was created by Sunshine Sunny Shine The Barbados Labour Party opposition leader has painted a picture that the parliamentary system of government under the Barbados Model needs a drastic amendment to make it more effective and public centred. When one listens to the gusto of the opposition leader, the way forward […]

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Mia Mottley Addresses Governance Reform

It was reported recently that leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley floated the view Barbados needs to amend our system of representation in parliament to ensure there are greater checks and balances -see BU blog The Silly Proposal of Mia Mottley. As she correctly points out in the video posted our parliament is currently hijacked by […]

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Document Leaked Reveals LIAT Pilots Have Requested Intervention from Labour Commissioner

The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) in a letter dated 17 May 2017 requested the Labour Commissioner of Antigua Eltonia Rojas to intervene in the deteriorating relationship with its employer LIAT (1974).  The letter signed by President of LIALPA Carl Burke outlines 17 matters grouped under Health, Safety and other Industrial matters. The contents […]

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School Children Fighting is NOT the Problem

Almost every day a video featuring pupils of one of our schools is posted to sites on social media and to coin the description by traditional media, it goes viral. The BU household does not intend to post the latest video of students attacking one of their own like a pack of wild animals making […]

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Dismiss Barbados’ Ambassador to the Organization of American States

Submitted by DAVID  COMISSIONG, President, Clement Payne Movement Barbados’ newly appointed Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) – Selwin Hart – continues to embarrass our nation with his words and actions and should be immediately recalled from his Washington D.C based posting. Mr. Hart committed a major diplomatic blunder when, on the 3rd […]

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Prime Minister Stuart Deigns to Speak

This week the Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart deign to address an issue which has been of concern to many Barbadians. It is an open secret David Comissiong’s challenge  of the decision to grant approval to Mark Maloney of Vision Development Inc to build the Hyatt Centric Resort on Bay Street reported to cost […]

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