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Unmanageable Sovereign Debt

It seems obvious to BU that successive governments have allowed debt levels to rise to unsustainable levels. The key indicators used by the analysts all show that Barbados leads Caribbean and Central American countries as it relates to servicing debt. The IADB report highlighted also shows that rising debt is a problem for almost all […]

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A Tribute to Cuba Gooding Senior

“The following “Barbadian” tribute will be read out tomorrow (Saturday 29th April) at the Memorial Service which is being held for the late Cuba Gooding senior at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York City” –DAVID  COMISSIONG, President, Clement Payne Movement of Barbados, Chairman, Caribbean Pan-African Network I am writing this tribute on Thursday the […]

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The Grenville Phillips Column – Who is the Real Third Party

When we elect politicians, we mainly want them to manage the country without putting us in an unsustainable debt situation.  Barbados’ national debt is an unsustainable $13 Billion, with the BLP being responsible for approximately $8 Billion and the DLP for approximately $5 Billion.  The crucial question that Barbadian voters are being forced to answer […]

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Barbados Integrity Movement – Happy Easter Barbados

EASTER MESSAGE FROM THE BARBADOS INTEGRITY MOVEMENT POLITICAL LEADER – MR. NEIL HOLDER   Thursday, April 13th, 2016 Today Barbados celebrates what can be constituted as one of the most significant events of the Christian Faith; “EASTER DAY/RESSURECTION SUNDAY”. Most Barbadians have come from or eventually gravitated to a religious background which has been known […]

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Trying to Muzzle Barbados Underground

For the cause that lacks assistance, the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that [BU] can do – George Linnaeus Banks One of the challenges the BU household has had to manage from inception is the ‘right’ of the BU community to express opinions and share information protected […]

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The Ronnie Yearwood Lecture

The duration of the lecture is over two hours but worth the listen. Many of the views shared my Dr. Ronnie Yearwood last night have been mooted repeatedly on BU. It is important a greater number of Barbadians from the academic class step out of the comfort zone to challenge the establishment. It is evident- […]

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The Slave in Your Mentality

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel Destroying the lie of Black Emancipation,  and setting in motion the necessary project of SELF-REPARATIONS  that first begins with the painful task of introspection.

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Elombe Plants Ideas in An ‘Intellectual Desert’

Well known Bajan Elton Elombe Mottley delivered a lecture at the Barbados Workers Union, Solidarity House on March 02, 2017 with the theme How to build Barbados over the next 50 Years. An audio recording of the event was received by Barbados Underground to share with the BU family. Until Elombe is able to share […]

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Barbados Integrity Movement Open Letter to the Fair Trading Commission -Proposed BNTCL Sale to SOL GROUP

Submitted by the Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM)

Click to read the Barbados Integrity Movement's Open Letter to the  Fair Trading Commission re: BNTCL and SOL

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US Federal Appeals Court Upholds Suspension of Trump Travel Ban

Extracted from Caribbean Trade Law and Development website. Less than a month after taking office, the Trump Administration received another judicial blow yesterday to one of its major policy actions. The United States’  Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in its decision in State of Washington v Trump dismissed the Government’s motion for a […]

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Does the BTMI (Government) GIVE 2 Million Dollars to the Barbados Rally Club?

Is is true the Barbados Rally Club receives a yearly subvention from the Barbados Tourism and Marketing Inc of $2 million? If so, how is this money is utilized?

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Ruling in Article 50 Brexit Appeal Next Tuesday

Extracted from Caribbean Trade Law and Development website Mark the date Tuesday, January 24th at 9:30 am on your calendars! That is the date on which the United Kingdom’s highest court will deliver its highly anticipated judgment in the appellate case of R (on the application of Miller and another) (Respondents) v Secretary of State […]

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Wishing Everyone a Happy Christmas

Here is wishing everyone in BU land a Happy Christmas. Members of the BU household wish to extend a hearty thank you to all who shared comments and submitted contributions in 2016. The social media space continues to grow and exert influence in our community despite the naysayers. Let us continue to highlight the issues […]

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Amused, We Bid You a Fond Farewell

The members of the BU household are saddened to learn of the passing of a member known to us as Amused. Mere words cannot express our sorrow on his transition to the realm of the afterlife. We extend our condolences to the family of Amused. May he rest in peace.

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Former BLP Government Blamed for Sewage Problem

The following was posted to Facebook by Minister Denis Kellman who acted as Minister of the Environment for a short period. Denis Kellman 1 hr · As Minister Of the Environment I toured the plant and the swamp and what I was told about he plant and its capacity to function perfectly . I was […]

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ZRs Run Traffic Light

The following video shows TWO ZRs in the right lane at the Collymore Rock roundabout. The first ZR (can you make out the number?) runs the red STOP light to go straight from the right lane. The second ZR (also in the right lane) goes straight on the green traffic light to go right (can […]

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Water Strategy Required

Reproduced from Andrew Simpson’s Facebook page. Yesterday I attended, as a member of BAPE; on the invitation of the BWA, a meeting to address water scarcity and to build a roadmap toward achieving water security. Dr Mwansa made a presentation which was prepared by Anthony Headley that outlined hydrological, regulatory and universal understanding. Accepting that […]

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A Musing Issues of the Day

Submitted by Brian Frederick Remembrance Day Remembrance Day is to remember those fallen or injured as a result of War.   It is held on the day Armistice was signed the 11th day of the 11th month at 11 o’clock. Yet  no Calendar in Barbados shows this day although the Parade is held on the following […]

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