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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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Mia’s War With Her Demons Versus Arthur’s Stealth And Precision Of Attack

Submitted by Douglas In recent times, the government of the day has come under the lens of the Mia led faction of the Opposition Party. However, her efforts at stamping her leadership has been undermined from the word get go .Mia’s gusto and zeal has ignited only a part of her team.  The George Payne […]

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George Payne v Edmund Hinkson: Statement of Defense

Related Links: George Payne v Edmund Hinkson: Storm Clouds Hovering Over MAM George Payne v Edmund Hinkson: Barbados Labour Party Battling Demons    

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Leroy Parris v BLP, Nation and Barbados Advocate: Chief Justice Gibson Produces a What the Hell Moment

Barbadians were treated recently to the news that the enigmatic Chairman of CLICO Holdings Barbados Leroy Parris who was deposed when the bottom fell out of the CLICO parent company in Trinidad has filed a legal action against the Nation, Barbados Advocate and Barbados Labour Party (BLP). Parris would not have made the top 200,000th […]

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George Payne v Edmund Hinkson: Barbados Labour Party Battling Demons

  Barbados Underground (BU) welcomes the Barbados Today report about the George Payne v Edmund Hinkson: Storm Clouds Hovering Over MAM court matter even though it has come several days after we posted. The fact that Roy Morris (Chief Editor) and shareholders in the Barbados Today have chosen to expose one side; that of the […]

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George Payne v Edmund Hinkson: Storm Clouds Hovering Over MAM

News broke this week that Barbados Labour Party (BLP) member of parliament George Payne has filed a defamation action against fellow BLP member of parliament Edmund Hinkson. To say that the action is mind boggling is an understatement. BU continues to try all effort to procure the court filing.

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By George a Picture is Worth a 1000 Words

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BULeaks#1: Understanding How Decision Makers In Barbados Are Manipulated By “Deep Pockets”

We continue our focus on governance issues. BU has gained possession of what we will refer to as the McKenzie Files. Much of the subject matter will not interest the BU family but among the over 30,000 pages, we have come across references to prominent figures in Barbados. BU posts these files deemed to be […]

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Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur Refuses To Debate In The House Of Assembly

Those who followed the debate in the Lower House (highest court in the land) this week gleaned that Leader of the Opposition Owen Arthur was missing from the debate, AGAIN. The practice of visiting for a brief period to be marked present has been perfected by Arthur during this term as Opposition Leader. The job […]

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Is This The Height of HYPOCRISY?

This from a man, while Minister of Tourism, publicly dismissed me as the unanimously elected Chairman of the first Small Hotels Committee for not being ‘sufficiently indigenous’. ‘We cannot at this stage, with such a fragile economy, have individuals make statements to scare people away from Barbados”. Do they think we really have such short […]

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Owen’s BLP, Owen’s Politics

Submitted by DLP Supporter “A chattel house on a prime piece of real estate.” That’s how the top brass of the Barbados Labour Party is describing Cynthia Forde’s current occupation of St Thomas. We understand that the property has been valued by a newly formed company called Forde’s Realtor and has a price tag attached […]

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Things Looking Brown Like Sugar For Gline Clarke

Many Barbadians believe in the world of local politics Opposition Leader Owen Arthur stands head and shoulders above the rest as the master tactician. The fracture which runs deep in the relationship between Arthur and Mia Mottley achieved by forging an unexpected relationship with George Payne is a classic example. One characteristic of Arthur’s style […]

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Barbadians Must Decide: Corruption Or Incompetence

Submitted by Dave R   It was a remarkable story on Sunday night (March 20, 2011) that with the price of gasoline edging closure to $3.00 per litre and with bus fare already $2.00 – speaking at the Hilda Skeene Primary School in St. Philip, more people are reported to have turned up to hear […]

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What Next? Identifying The Political Losers And Winners!

One week in politics is certainly a long time and it can bring about a number of casualties whilst, at the same time, that timeline may elevate the statuses of others. Last week’s bye-election in Barbados has come and gone. At this time, it appears that the main losers and winners were the two candidates […]

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The Role Of George Payne As Kingmaker

  The decision by the parliamentary group of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to oust Mia Mottley as leader of the opposition has caused some to question the role of the Member of Parliament (MP) for St. Andrew George Payne. For about six years George Payne warmed the backbench of the House of Assembly of […]

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All Roads Lead To Owen Seymour Arthur

I can’t imagine how history will record this period in the political life of the Barbados Labour Party. The current impasse has begged the question of whose interest are the current machinations taking place. My limited knowledge of what takes place in Roebuck Street has guided me to make some assumptions. 1. Owen and George […]

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The Political Temperature Close To Melting Point In Barbados – DLP BLP Leadership Issue Trumps Economic Issues

Two years adrift from 2013 the political temperature has risen to almost melting point. The sudden and grave illness of Prime Minister David Thompson has exposed a leadership issue in the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in the event he decides to remove himself from the equation. The recent CADRES poll has thrown out Christopher Sinckler […]

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