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Mariano Browne, Lawrence Duprey,Karen Nunez-Tesheira

CL Financial Bailout – Steal of a Deal

Submitted by Afra Raymond The CL Financial bailout was a steal of a deal for the owners of that troubled company. After all, the wealthiest man in the Caribbean was able to obtain an interest-free loan exceeding $25 Billion in Public Money at a time when no one else would lend him. […]

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Santia Bradshaw

Dear Santia

Submitted by Douglas DEAR SANTIA, How are you? I read what the dailies reported in Parliament recently about the conditions existing in Barbados. According to media reports, while speaking on a resolution aimed at raising the profile of the anniversary date of the 1937 disturbances in the House of Assembly, you intimated that the conditions […]

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Clare Cowan

Guernsey Registered Cahill Energy Registration Documents, EXPOSED!

We hope the traditional media become involved soon and perform the task a healthy democracy deserves. Memorandum if Incorporation Change of Director Cahill Validation Document 2012 Validation Documentation 2013 Cahill Validation Document 2014 […]

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David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement

The Fight-Back Has Begun!

Submitted by David A. Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement Barbados – as we all know – is suffering from a dearth of national political leadership, and is currently in a state of crisis and great peril. But the good news is that we are beginning to see positive signs which suggest that the “fight-back” to […]

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International Monetary Fund

IMF Article IV Barbados Consultation Report Released, FINALLY

The IMF 2015 Barbados Article IV Consultation reprinted from the IMF website. A couple weeks ago Barbadians learned the government of Barbados had suppressed the release of the report […]

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Akanni McDowall (l) Toni Moore (r)

Toni Moore and Akanni McDowall: No More Licks!

Submitted by William Skinner Refreshingly, the new young leadership of the two major trade unions has made its collective presence felt. This is good because we all know that the old guard had become soft and was not prepared to take on the current administration. […]

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Dr.Paul Connett

Dr. Paul Connett Educates Local Media About Plasma Gasification Technology and Supports Zero Waste Approach for Barbados

Below are the questions answered by Dr. Paul Connett, in blue, for an article to be written and published in the Barbados Advocate newspaper: Yesterday the Barbados Advocate carried an article – Technolgy safe – which gave the assurance […]

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David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement

The Real Destroyers of Barbados

Submitted by David Comissiong, President, Clement Payne Movement If there is a group of inexperienced and irresponsible “leaders” who have done serious damage to our country that group is not to be found in the trade unions of Barbados! Rather, they are to be found in the Freundel Stuart-led Democratic […]

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Central Bank of Barbados

Barbados Economy Grew 0.5% in the 2nd Quarter 2015

The headline of the Central Bank’s review of the 2nd quarter 2015 performance is 0.5% growth. According to the Central Bank the growth was driven mainly by by tourism and the country is on track to achieve 1% growth for the 2015. BU continues to be very aware growth is being driven mainly by tourism. […]

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Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart Breaks His Silence on NUPW BIDC Matter

Submitted by Douglas PM SAYS A NEW RESPONSE IS NEEDED TO WHAT HE CALLS “NEW TRADE UNIONISM” Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart is questioning the union’s position on escalating industrial industrial action even though the matter has been referred to the courts.[…]

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – It’s all about love…

BU shares the Jeff Cumberbatch Barbados Advocate column  – Senior Lecturer in law at the University of the West Indies since 1983, a Columnist with the Barbados Advocate since 2000 and BU commenter – see full bio. Musings: It’s all about love… 7/12/2015 […]

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Global Economy

Managing Economies in Today’s World … no walk in the park

Submitted by Douglas Saw on a recent BBC programme that President François Hollande is catching his ‘royal’ in France, after promising the French people the moon and the stars when he was in opposition. Italy is also in trouble;  […]

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Barbados Cabinet

A Government of Nonsense

Submitted by Old Onions Bag “they came for the Jews but I was not a Jew.” Pinch me hard I dare say, (anywhere but the posterior), for surely I must be dreaming. Like Alice in the Wonderland, I running with Ernest but falling like Forrest  Grump…trying to keep up with the rationalizations of this now […]

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Sandra Husbands

Time for Something New

Submitted by Sandra Husbands Barbados it is time for something new. Of what use for Barbados to shift from DLP to BLP to DLP and back again unless this time it brings forth new models and new attitudes. I want to congratulate Grenville in taking action, to move beyond apathy to making a difference in […]

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