It seems like yesterday BU was at the vanguard of highlighting the indifference shown by the then Barbados Labour Party government to how agricultural land was being reclassified and subdivide to plant concrete. Eight years later under a Democratic Labour Party government nothing has changed. The featured notice was published in the Nation newspaper on […]
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 […]
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 […]
Extracted from Our Afrikan Heritage website Last night, The African Heritage Foundation (AHF) working group tasked with developing a curriculum acceptable to the Ministry of Education had its first meeting. One of the attendees who runs a small school, Sister Nailah, presented the group with a curriculum guide for Class 3 (for 9-10 year olds). […]
This photo represents a burst BWA pipe leaking at the back of my wall for months. The inconsiderate BWA work crew for work #499557 did the clumsy job of repair by cutting the pipe where it was not leaking, placed a joint but left the leak under the wall worse – Blackman.
Many Barbadians read the story that appeared in yesterday’s media Charges dropped against couple with some interest including members of the BU household. Why did Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Leacock QC drop the matter against Barry and Barbara Dueck? You mean to say not even one charge could have been prosecuted out of the […]
From early reports the bad weather that affected Barbados from about midday yesterday did not result in loss of life. We pray that Tropical Storm Matthew projected to intensify to a Category 1 hurricane will not cause too much damage/harm on its path across the island chain. One of the talking points coming out of […]
Compiled by Due Diligence It being close to three years since the name PURE Beach Resort & Spa has come up, DD has not thought of it until recently after reading the story Counting on Hyatt. The first five paragraphs are below. Despite the ongoing controversy surrounding the Hyatt hotel project and the possibility of […]
Submitted by the Secretariat of the PEOPLES EMPOWERMENT PARTY The issue of race is ever present in Barbados, and surely underlies the amazing public furor that has arisen over the recent crowning of a white Miss Barbados beauty queen. And so, we now take the opportunity to revisit the issue of racism in Barbados, and […]
The letter dated 22nd July 2016 reproduced below is self-explanatory. BU readers are encouraged to put aside the standard knee jerk reaction of emotional opposition in any matter concerning the PSV industry and to examine objectively the facts and the situation which it reveals.
- Letter sent on behalf of the ALLIANCE OWNERS OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT / ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS to the Prime Minster
- Letter sent to MTW 10 February 2016
- Letter sent to MTW 25 May 2016
- Letter sent to MTW 20 June 2016
BU was reliably informed the the image is a typical meal being served to patients at the Psychiatric Hospital as a result of government cutbacks.
Read this entry on the famous Barbadian Ken Jone’s Facebook timeline and it resonated. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. It explains the DNA of an ordinary Bajan. Ken Jones 1 hr · The Greatest grave 50 years of Independence .I listen to Larry Mayers and hear all the comments etc.. […]
A good indication of quality management of any entity is to examine the physical infrastructure (as one example) for which said management is charged. The state of the condition of the entity in this case should raise an alarm when the infrastructure under scrutiny is the national water generation and distributions read Castle Grant reservoir. […]