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The Slave in YOUR Mentality (Chapter III)

Submitted Ras Jahaziel Decolonizing the African mind has become the most urgent task that now needs to be done if there is to be any meaningful reparations. What will it take to accomplish this most sacred mission? It means curing the broken slave of TRUTH ALLERGIES. Advertisements

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CIA is Monitoring the Caribbean

Submitted by William Skinner Mr Editor The following link provides very interesting reading. It probably shows why we don’t want a FOIA : Freedom of Information ACT . For those who think that the activities of agencies such as the CIA overlook the Caribbean, it should be interesting reading. Although many would probably consider it […]

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Concerns About CXC Grading

The following article is reproduced from the Jamaica Observer newspaper. The article resonates because it dispels the notion that concerns expressed in the Barbados space about CXC are misplaced. Many continue to question the integrity of the grading system and the public remains none the wiser. Discuss for 10 marks.   CXC HEADACHE BY JEDIAEL […]

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Address to the Nation By The Hon. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit

Credit to Neil Holder, leader of the Barbados Integrity Movement for the copy. Fellow Dominicans, residents, Friends of Dominica… Daily over the past week we updated you on various aspects of our relief and recovery efforts. Two weeks ago I shared with you the broad outlines of our vision and plan going forward. This evening, […]

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Friends of Venezuela PRESS STATEMENT Denouncing LUIS ALMAGRO, Secretary General of the OAS

Kingston, Jamaica, October 13, 2017 PRESS STATEMENT WE DENOUNCE  LUIS  ALMAGRO’S LATEST  UNLAWFUL  INTERVENTION  IN  THE  AFFAIRS  OF  VENEZUELA Friends of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela denounce the actions of the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro, who, today — the 13th of October 2017 – in Washington DC in the United […]

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Caribbean Peace Conference Against War Mongering…

Submitted by Gerald A. Perreira, Organization for the Victory of the People (OVP), Guyana Bridgetown Declaration I recently attended the first Caribbean Peace Conference in Bridgetown, Barbados, October 6-7th, 2017. The theme of the Conference was : RESISTING  NUCLEAR  AND  ENVIRONMENTAL  DISASTER:  BUILDING  PEACE  IN  THE  CARIBBEAN. Attendees included representatives from Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, […]

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UWI, Cave Hill to LEAD the Charge to Revive Agriculture Sector

Professor Eudene Barriteau, Principal of the UWI, Cave Hill campus committed the Cave Hill campus to developing 30 acres of land that was donated to the university by the Edghills of Dukes plantation in St. Thomas a couple years ago. According to the report USD34 million will be spent to develop an agri-business creating 1500 […]

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The Jefferson Cumberbatch Column – A Caribbean Tragedy

In 1960s Barbados, many looked forward on Friday afternoon to a publication called the “Calypso”. My late mother and I were among them. It was a newspaper that, according to my best recollection, consisted of stories of entertainment and the lighter stuff much like the traditional Friday afternoon newspapers in some regional jurisdictions such as […]

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Rawdon Adams Returns to the Barbados Space to Spearhead Bitt Inc

The BU household has been following the rise of blockchain technology with great interest. Obviously it is technology at a nascent stage and it is the venture capitalists and early adopters who have the  task of ‘selling’ a new payment mechanism to the population. The BU household will continue to monitor the progress of the […]

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Hold President Trump Accountable Before UN General Assembly

From the INTERNATIONAL  NETWORK  IN  DEFENSE  OF  HUMANITY (CARIBBEAN  CHAPTER) There is no such thing as “American Exceptionalism”! And therefore, the President and Government of the United States of America (USA) are just as subject to the rules of International Law as are the President and Government of any other country. Thus, when– on Friday […]

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Property Matters – Tobago Sandals

by Afra Raymond Is there a link between the Uff Report and Tobago Sandals? Is Tobago Sandals such a unique opportunity that we ought to adopt unique standards to assess its costs and benefits? What are the various benefits being proclaimed by the supporters of that project? This article will examine some of those claims […]

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Dancin Africa: Black Lives Matter

“View a video of the award winning dance entitled BLACK LIVES MATTER, choreographed by Aisha Comissiong and performed by Dancin Africa. This was one of the stand out dances at the recently concluded CARIFESTA arts festival in Barbados. It is the ultimate REPARATIONS DANCE!”

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CL Financial Bailout – The Caribbean Connection Part Two

The previous article set out my criticism of the CLF bailout situation in respect of the CARICOM claims and our nation’s treaty obligation to exercise non-discrimination in its policies. In that light I am sceptical of the position now being advanced by the CLF shareholders to highlight that group as being a black-controlled conglomerate. My […]

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Ten Fundamental Principles of Reparations

Submitted by DAVID  COMISSIONG, Chairman,Caribbean Pan-African Network (CPAN) “I, and I know you, too, believe in time, and we shall wait patiently for two hundred years if need be, to face our enemies through our posterity……When I am dead wrap the mantle of the Red, Black and Green around me, for in the new life […]

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CL Financial Bailout – the Caribbean Connection

My previous article examined the November 2007 appointment of Karen Nunez-Tesheira as our Minister of Finance by then PM, the late Patrick Manning. For whatever reason, the consternation over the appointment of Christian Mouttet to investigate the #ferrygate imbroglio is reminding me of the confusion many people felt when PM Manning made that appointment. An […]

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Building High-maintenance Tombs

From my experience in working among people in post-hazard environments, I can conclude that a stable house is the most prized possession. I have witnessed the grateful expressions of relief among those whose houses survived the tragic events.  The contrasting near hopeless expressions of misery among those whose houses were destroyed were almost unbearable. It […]

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CL Financial Bailout – Charting the Ruins

Posted by Afra Raymond The voices of our leading Artists urge us to search for meaning, if we are serious about building a civilisation out of the lies and ruin we inhabit. That kind of serious building requires a solid foundation which must contain sober reflection and acceptance of responsibility by both the people and […]

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What’s REALLY Happening in Venezuela

BU asked by multiple sources to circulate the following: Please circulate this as widely as possible. The Empire’s WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION are spewing out fake news and false narratives 24/7. This constant misinformation campaign is one of the most potent weapons in their arsenal when it comes to destabilizing and overthrowing progressive and revolutionary […]

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