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Is Barbados In Jeopardy?

Submitted By Freedom Crier One of the mantras of Leftist Socialism is “Never let a Crisis go to waste”, even made up ones! Such are used in the Bait and Switch and Smoke and Mirror tactics that distract the populace from the real crisis’s at hand and which undermine the fabric of Societies. Let’s be […]

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Poor Leadership by the Managerial Class Eroding Gains

Submitted by the Mahogany Coconut Group The Mahogany Coconut Group has long suggested that the entire English speaking Caribbean, is in a state of very poor governance and unless new leaders emerge the prognosis for any real and sustainable development is extremely poor. There are those who believe that all of our problems are the […]

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Dr. George Brathwaite

The George Brathwaite Column – To switch or to just flip-flop?

This is an important question and, yes, he is correct to assert it cannot solely be about who is managing an entity; attention has to be also directed on “who is paying”. This revelation is not new, nor should it be a roadblock for the Government to make the best decisions while maintaining an optimality […]

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Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart

The George Brathwaite Column – Say Some More, Sir

It is generally useful, if not inspiring, when the nation’s executive leader speaks to the governed about ‘getting Barbados right’. On the face of things, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’, in his recent interaction with the media, spoke on important and controversial matters requiring redress. Regardless of our take on things such as Cahill, the latest […]

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Barbadians Must Demand Better Governance

Yesterday in the news there was a report that the government will start construction on a secondary school at Searles, Christ Church in early 2017. The information caught the attention of BU not because the school is earmarked to have a sixth form, rather, Minister of Education Ronald Jones explained he preferred not to divulge […]

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Bussa_Bussa

Aliis Non Sibi

Submitted by Heather Cole If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small. Proverbs Chapter 24:10. Politics is not for the faint hearted. With it comes constant criticism which is good for the soul. One can learn from it and be a better person or be sharper and clearer in pursuit of […]

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Fruendel Stuart (r) Arthur (l) won the Integrity race last general election

Cahill Energy Agreements EXPOSE Prime Minister Stuart as Withholding the Truth from Barbadians

In her response to the budget of  June 2015 leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley gave impetus to the Cahill Energy debate when she shocked the country with the revelation that four ministers (Darcy Boyce, Denis Kellman, Chris Sinckler and Denis Lowe) had signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Cahill Energy dated 15 March 2014. […]

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kammie_holder

Governance in Trouble

Submitted by Kammie Holder RESIDENT BARBADIANS will be found guilty of treason by future generations, for their failure to protect the legacy entrusted by our ancestors on their behalf. We must respectfully speak up and speak out and not just be humble while grumbling. Who will lead the people? Neither Clement Payne or General Bussa […]

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Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart and Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite

The Cahill Energy Project – A Really Awful Deal for Barbados and Barbadians

Submitted by David Bryan, Attorney-at-Law Introduction Firstly, it must be said; some men are born cowards, some men are made cowards and some have cowardice thrust upon them. […]

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Afra Raymond

Setting the Table

Setting the Table by AfraRaymond The PNM’s successful election campaign placed strong emphasis on the critical need to restore proper standards of Accountability, Transparency and Good Governance. That was a commendable […]

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The Barbados Lobby

The Cahill Conspiracy

I am a firm believer in conspiracy theories. There have been many great conspiracy theories in history, ranging from the September 11 Terrorist attacks to the assassination of John F. Kennedy to UFO’s at Roswell. […]

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Governance

A Flawed Governance Setup

George Orwell said, “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act”. There was a time not too long ago if asked about the possibility of high gun and drug related crime and corruption occurring in private and public office in Barbados, most Barbadians would have said not a chance. […]

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Cahill Energy Scam and Local Connections, EXPOSED!

There is enough evidence (documents) in the public space about Clare Cowan, Cahill Energy and Barbados connections to move the conversation in Barbados to one of accountability. In the documents attached Bizzy’s name is mentioned which explains why Voice of Barbados will not want to offend a major advertiser. […]

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Afra Raymond

Our Land – The Review

…A small State such as Trinidad & Tobago must accord a very high priority to the judicious management and utilization of its land resources or perish. All elements of land policy must be designed to ensure that these finite resources are efficiently utilized and husbanded in such a manner as to serve the long term […]

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Party Paramountcy Vs PEOPLE Power…and the Winner is…

Submitted by the Mahogany Coconut Group Throughout the Caribbean there have been calls for good governance. Unfortunately we continue to look to the political management class for the answer. We are afraid that seldom do the perpetrators of any wrongdoing seek to effect change to curb their transgressions. […]

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SOHEE1

Holding Politicians Accountable!

The following post extracted from one of the leading Bajan Facebook pages SURVIVING OUR HARSH ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT Maria Agard No this is absolutely NOT TRUE!!!! And we need to stop peddling this form of defeatist thinking. […]

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Margaret Sivers (l) Chris Sinckler (r)

Overseas Travel by Politicians and Civil Servants High on the Agenda

Some Barbadians have wondered about the need for government officials to travel overseas first class and in many cases to travel at all during a protracted period of austerity. Do you know government officials […]

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Governance

DEMinishing Political Capital

Brenda Mazibuko: You’re risking your political capital, you’re risking your future as our leader. Nelson Mandela: The day I am afraid to do that is the day I am no longer fit to lead[…]

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