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George Payne vs Edmund Hinkson

The Edmund Hinkson and George Payne Story, EXPOSED–Dale Marshall

The following is the Witness Statement of Dale Dermont Marshall who was Chairman of what BU describes as the  tumultuous BLP Parliamentary meeting held on 25 February 2013 to select  a political leader. Dale Marshall Witness Statement (1) Dale Marshall Witness Statement (2) Dale Marshall Witness Statement (3) Dale Marshall Witness Statement (4) Dale Marshall […]

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The Edmund Hinkson and George Payne Story, EXPOSED

The following was extracted from the witness filings in the Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne Barbados Labour Party affair: Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne (1) Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne (2) Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne (3) Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne (4) Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne (5) Edmund Hinkson versus George Payne (6) […]

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Arthur’s King Move

Submitted by William Skinner Those who would seek to write off former Prime Minister Owen Arthur are making a potentially grievous political mistake. Apparently, it is now customary in our society, to declare anyone above the age of 60 as a has been. This means that all those teachers, police, nurses and others including those […]

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Was the BLP About to Expel Former PM Arthur?

BU has been advised the reason former Prime Minister Owen Arthur resigned from the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is because the executive was about to expel him from the party. Before the matter could be heard he quit. To be frank if this is true, and BU is doublechecking, Arthur took the right decision. The […]

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Poison Under the Scab

Submitted by Beresford The season of fun and frolic is over and the country returns to the bewildering scenes of DLP toxic spread. Like any pyramid scheme, the DLP tactic of promising new ventures even as the ones they announced yesterday fail, will come to an inevitable end – collapse. The fumes of the garbage […]

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Who Would Have (Thunk) Thought – 1

Submitted by Douglas Lately, I have found myself reflecting ever so often on recent happenings in my fair land. And, as events continue to unfold, I shake my head and smile in partial disbelief; and come up with the same thematic, satiric question: Who Would Have (Thunk) Thought? So, here goes! Not even the world’s […]

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Owen Arthur Resigns from Barbados Labour Party

The resignation of Owen Arthur from from the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) should make Barbadians pause for several reasons. The incapacity of a former Prime Minister of fourteen years to carve out an effective role to serve his political party in the twilight of his career leaves a sour taste. If our leaders are unable […]

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Mia Will Walk

The following is a statement issued by the leader of the Opposition Barbados Labour Party Mia Mottley. The action by Mia Mottley may prove to be a defining moment for her in the battle of public perception over BLP leadership. If she is able to rally her troops on Thursday, it will go a long […]

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BLP Squabbling

At a time Barbadians are crying out for leadership the official Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has pursued a strategy to retreat into political obscurity.  In the same way many believe the government is responsible for rolling out policies that are heavily influenced by the dictates of international lending and credit rating agencies so too the […]

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Moody’s Downgrade Barbados AGAIN

Press Statement re: Moody’s Downgrade by Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Mia Amor Mottley Q.C., M.P. Barbadians need urgently to sit up and take stock. We cannot expect to continue to do the same things over and over and get different results. Yesterday’s further downgrade by Moody’s by a staggering 3 notches must jolt us […]

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Will the Real Trevor Please Stand Up

Submitted by Political Commentator It seems as if Trevor Precod is hell bent on reducing further – if that is really possible – his already less than impressive political career.  At a time when Prescod as the oldest Member of Parliament both on the BLP and DLP benches should be focusing on creating some kind […]

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Referral of NCC Workers to Employment Rights Tribunal – Prime Minister Fails Yet Again

PRESS STATEMENT RE: REFERRAL OF NCC WORKERS  by the HON MIA AMOR MOTTLEY Q.C., M.P. – POLITICAL LEADER, BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY I have deliberately kept quiet while the events at the National Conservation Commission (NCC) have been unfolding over the last 3 to 4 weeks. I was of the view that the Government and the […]

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What is the Current QEH Situation?

BLP Press Briefing (Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott) – Tuesday, 20 May 2014 The DLP Government has so conspired to fool the people of Barbados that “smoke and mirrors” is their answer to every problem. This is reinforced by personal abuse and charges of citizens being political and unpatriotic hurled at anyone, who so much as […]

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Land of the Walking Dead

Submitted be Beresford The tantrum thrown by the Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. DeLisle Worrell is just more clear evidence that the DLP and its political appointees are not serving Barbados. The unbelievable sideshow of issuing a haughty ban on a media house is a distraction from the much more serious issues of the […]

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Barbados Labour Party Outraged at Dictatorial Behaviour Shown by Governor Delisle Worrell

The following Press Release issued by the Barbados Labour Party The Barbados Labour Party is outraged by this act of rash and dictatorial behavior on the part of the Governor of the Central Bank. Any restructuring of the Central Bank must start with this Governor. However, we recognize that for any meaningful action to take […]

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Anguish in the Land – Who Fooling Who?

Submitted by Beresford Un-godly. Ungracious. Unfair. Frightening. Mia Mottley’s unapologetic and piercing summing up of the political anarchy, system disorder and personal degradation engulfing Barbadians, especially in the public sector, as Government continues its job cuts could not be more appropriate. Not lost was the symbolism of her comments and the stance of the BLP, […]

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BLP and DLP Political ‘Germfare’

Submitted by William Skinner As we continue to grapple with the floundering of the Democratic Labour Party and the blundering of the Barbados Labour Party, the collision of hypocrisy with reality stares us in the face. The inescapable truths are now haunting the apologists and desperate assortment of political henchmen and women, who never put […]

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Chris Sinckler:Political Germs Hosted by Queen Bee

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler suggested during the 2014 Estimates Debate that Opposition Leader Mia Mottley has allowed her political soul to be host for “two political germs”. Sinckler has become known for his rumshop political lexicon but did he go too far or should his vitriol be regarded as part of the cut and […]

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