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Modern Day Slavery Exposed in Libya!

The following video shows what is being reported by CNN as a slave auction in Libya. Yes human beings being sold as merchandise. Yes we are living in 2017. “I’m at $1500 n I wan $1550, $1550, bid on $1550, I’m at $1550 would you go $1550, $1550 …”   Advertisements

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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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Liberty Global’s Subsidiary in Barbados Moves to Force Out Minority Shareholders

The following communication was emailed to Jean-Pierre Paelinck, President, Secretary General, World Federation of Investors by Atrue Freeman, a concerned Barbadian investor. Dear Mr. Paelinck We acknowledge that this matter may be of little interest to you.  However, given the relatively young securities market in Barbados, we would appreciate it if you would provide us […]

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The ‘Immorables’ | Speaker Michael Carrington and President Donald Trump

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville protest in the USA President Donald Trump offered a strange explanation that equated the moral right of a White supremacist group to demonstrate in public to another group exercising a moral right to protest against the hate group. In recent days there has been elevated chatter in the social […]

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Barbados Will Experience Partial Solar Eclipse | Protect Your Eyes

The BU household extends a big thank you to Chris Halsall for the submission which seeks to educate the public about the partial solar eclipse Barbados will experience tomorrow. Take heed! – David, Barbados Underground While a once-in-a-life-time event for the western northern hemisphere (totality across most of the United States of America (the next […]

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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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Prime Minister Ralph Gonzales Letter to HoGs Leaked

It is not often ordinary citizens get the opportunity to read communication meant for the eyes of the Heads of Government (HoGs). BU was able to secure a letter authored by Prime Minister Ralph Gonzales urging his colleagues to unite around the table at the Organization of American States (OAS) on the issue of Venezuela. […]

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How Our Democracy was Hijacked

The following article was shared with BU by Peter Lawrence Thompson. The BU household as a rule does not reproduce articles from other news sources, however, we will make an exception in this case. It is a very long article but recommended reading. Many of us go about our daily business oblivious to the obscure […]

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Call for CARICOM and Regional Media Practitioners to Visit Venezuela on Fact Finding Mission

Submitted by David A. Comissiong, Coordinator, International Network  In Defense of Humanity Caribbean Chapter It is critically important that the Governments and people of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) acquire an accurate understanding of precisely what is going on in our sister Caribbean nation of Venezuela — a nation that the powerful United States of America […]

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Rael: Only 3 Months Left to Avoid Humanity’s Self-Destruction

Submitted by the Barbados Raelian Movement Las Vegas, April 11th 2017 – In a statement released today, Rael, spiritual leader of the Raelian Movement, encouraged Raelians to escalate their meditation outreach programs to help promote the ban of nuclear weapons. “I solemnly ask that all Raelians worldwide increase their public actions labeled “Meditate 1 Minute […]

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THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS “AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM”

Submitted by David Comissiong, Clement Payne Movement Who or what gave US President Donald Trump and the Government of the USA the right to set themselves up as the prosecutor, judge, jury and executioner of the Government of Syria? The short and simple answer is that neither President Trump nor the US Government possessed any […]

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Trinidad Source of Young Recruits to ISIS

Trinidad and Tobago is measured as 332 kilometres from Barbados. Given the rights of Caricom citizens to freedom of movement under the RTOC we need to put our gloves on in response to the news that Trinidad is a source of recruits for ISIS. BU shares the following article from the New York Times because […]

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Monsanto Accused of ‘Killing’ Cancer Study

The following article is reproduced in the interest of public safety. EPA Official Accused of Helping Monsanto ‘Kill’ Cancer Study by Joel Rosenblatt, Lydia Mulvany, and Peter Waldman – March 14, 2017, 6:18 PM GMT March 15, 2017, 12:44 AM GMT The Environmental Protection Agency official who was in charge of evaluating the cancer risk […]

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President Trump Signs Executive Order Pulling US Out of TPP

Posted to Caribbean Trade Law and Development With the stroke of a pen, newly inaugurated United States president, Donald J. Trump, today made good on one of his least controversial campaign promises; withdrawing his country from the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement via an executive order. The Agreement, which was signed by the US and […]

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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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Chris Sinckler -Why Do You Want to Pay Hari Narayan USD10 Million?

Who is Harry Narayan? Why is the Barbados Cane Industry Corporation (BCIC) and Minister of Finance wanting to pay Narayan US$10 million dollars?

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Fake News, Media Propaganda & ‘Managing’ Public Perceptions

Submitted by Pachamama Recently a list of more than 200 ‘alternative news sites’ were referenced by the Washington Post, as secondary source, as being the bearers of questionable information. These 200 websites covered a fairly wide range of opinion, from Russia’s RT to Alex Jones’ Prison Planet Radio. We will argue that anything we see, […]

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Persistent Struggle Against US Imperialism (Part 1)

The death of Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is being celebrated and mourned for many different reasons across the globe. His impact on the contours of global politics will surely live on for many generations to come, particularly that his life was marked with the struggle against American imperialism and the fight for liberation inside and […]

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