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The other Barbados

It’s not all Platinum Coast, you know.

There are more than a few folks I know looking forward to barrels from friends and family abroad. 29 more words

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Patrick Hoyos: Side effects from the drug of borrowing money

Barbados Minister of Agriculture David Estwick should stick to doctoring crops

I like to watch those drug ads on American TV in which the part at the end that starts with “Do not take such-and-such if you are, etc…” takes longer to recite than the part telling you about the benefits of the product at the beginning. 173 more words

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Definition of Irony: Fat Sandals Resort Chairman Butch Stewart chides Barbados hoteliers to complain about overtaxed tourism sector!

Butch wins! Disproving “Too much weight on a race horse, it can’t win.”

Nice work if you can get it: Stewart chides other Barbados hoteliers for not getting the same tax concessions as Sandals… 320 more words

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Nation-building

The purpose of nation-building is to: “inculcate a feeling of belonging and with it, accountability and responsible behaviour.” (National Planning Commission, Republic of South Africa). At the time this statement was fashioned, Nelson Mandela held the reins of government. 517 more words

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