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Barbadians Turned Out in Large Numbers to say NO to Cahill Waste to Energy Plant

Fireworks started  the moment concerned Barbadians entered the LESCS  and were informed questions had to be written down to solicit answers from the panel assembled, including the much talked […]

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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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Barbados Association of Professional Engineers

Mechanical Engineer Calls on the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE) to Address the Proposed Cahill Waste to Energy Plant

The following was submitted to the Facebook Group Bajans Against $700M Waster to Energy Plant by a Mechanical Engineer. My concerns are the true scale of the project, […]

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Adrian Loveridge, Peach and Quiet

The Adrian Loveridge Column: Opportunity to Attract Frequent Flyers

All work and no pay! A recent survey released through the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) and conducted by Oxford Economics concluded that last year, American workers walked away from US$52.4 billion in unused vacation time, forfeiting a total of 169 million paid days off. The amount of vacation time American’s take as a nation is […]

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Cahill Energy Open House

Bajans Against Waste to Energy Plant Committed to Zero Waste Management

The Future Centre Trust (FCT) continues to be a willing advocate on matters related to the environment. It has assumed growing importance in a climate where Barbadians have shown themselves not to be sensitive to issues which pertain to the environment. BU applauds the FCT for taking a lead role educating Barbadians on the topical […]

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Put Your House In Order

Originally posted on Weighed in the Balance:
Dear Readers: 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…

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Walter Blackman

A New Agenda for Barbadian Workers and their Families

Generally speaking, over the past 35 years, the political class has taken full advantage of a trusting, docile electorate. With no effective checks and balances in place, both political parties have routinely accused each other of using taxpayers’ money to fund deals, bribes, foreign bank accounts, and kickbacks, and to create multi-millionaires out of a […]

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The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – Labour’s Pains

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.  

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Coconut Creek Hotel Water Course

Pat Brayshaw of Palm Paradise, Shame on You!

The election campaign battle cry of this government in 2008 and 2013 echoed loudly –  “Barbados is more than an economy, it is a society”. All agree it was an effective slogan […]

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NUPW Strike

Wrong Move, NUPW Should Pay Striking Workers

Anything that is going to negatively affect this country and further push it into the mire, whether it be the government, unions, outside forces or our very own masses, I will speak out against these or any atrocious acts as it is my duty as a Barbadian to enlighten the masses of such damaging acts. […]

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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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Afra Raymond (l) Peter Pernell (r)

Hardtalk About the CL Financial (CLICO) Debacle with Afra Raymond and Peter Pernell

Originally posted on AfraRaymond.com:
Afra Raymond and Peter Permell are interviewed on the ‘Election Hardtalk‘ show on Power 102FMFM by Tony Frasier about the continuing impact of the CL Financial bailout on the economy and the request to get back the company by Lawrence Duprey. 16 July 2015. Audio courtesy Power 102FM Programme Date:…

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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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