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Analyzing Barbados’ Predicament and Looking to the Future

Submitted by David Comissiong

THE  FIRST  QUESTION we must confront is this :-   if an economic crisis exists in Barbados, as it undoubtedly does, who and what is responsible for it ? 1,479 more words

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The Barbados Economy and Voter Choice

Submitted by Doc Martin

The DLP has dropped its promised bombshell and the revelations of Mr. Owen Arthur in his press conference given yesterday are like shrapnel! 1,795 more words

Opinion

The 2018 Barbados Election: Love on a Two Way Street?

Submitted by Doc Martin

Barbadians go to the polls on May 24, the date grudgingly given by incumbent Prime Minister, Freudel Stuart just a few weeks ago (April 26). 1,825 more words

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Mia Tells Sinckler to ‘Zip it’

A disappointment the blogmaster holds of the incumbent DLP government of ten years is the inability to communicate forthrightly with Barbadians.  Whether at a personal or impersonal level, without clear communication, a wholesome relationship will be elusive. 1,528 more words

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Barbados a Country in Abeyance

It is generally accepted in the few months leading into a general election, the lack of significant decision-making of the incumbent government becomes an accepted characteristic. 314 more words

Opinion

Government Issued Terms of Reference to Modernize Informal Economy and Rationalize Revenue Collection - Outcome?

In 2017 the government of Barbados issued a Request for Proposal to the market to attract consultancy services. The terms of reference documents were titled :- 211 more words

Opinion

Stuart Going Where His Predecessors Failed to Tread

Tomorrow will be the last sitting of parliament before it is dissolved.  Under the Constitution of Barbados the Prime Minister can- and it appears he will- extend his government into the 90 day unchartered discretionary period within which a general election must be called.  454 more words

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