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The George Brathwaite Column - CSME: Benefits for the People

“Since the CSME was inaugurated here in Jamaica 12 years ago, we all agree that much has been accomplished under its regimes. But we have not achieved as much as we should have by now. 1,238 more words


Sandals MoU? Part III

Citizen Advocate Afra Raymond continues his piercing examination of the Sandals transaction – David, blogmaster

Sandals/Beaches Tobago Illustrative Master Plan

The previous article delved into the published information on the three existing State-owned hotels and juxtaposed that with the proposals for a Tobago Sandals. 286 more words


Sandals MoU? Part II

The following entry by Citizen Advocate Afra Raymond should be of interest to civic minded Barbadians and in particular the BU family. He continues to prosecute the pillar issues which underpin the arrangement supporting the introduction of Butch Stewart’s Sandals to Trinidad and Tobago. 204 more words


Is iMarketsLive a Scam?

The following link was submitted by fellow blogger caribbeansignal.com. The BU household felt compelled to share – in the public interest – with the BU family given the high interest shown by Barbadians in the iMarketslive product. 207 more words


Demand for Sargassum in New Zealand

Jeremy Stephen has reported on his Facebook page that a Barbadian by the name of Tyrell Thompson who is doing doctoral research in New Zealand at the University of Auckland in alternative energy sources admits that there is a high demand for Sargassum seaweed in New Zealand.


The George Brathwaite Column - Renewed Thrust for Functional Cooperation

“Not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies.” – (Thomas Paine).

Traditional and non-traditional threats, in addition to the vulnerability and dependence of Barbados, and the geopolitical paltriness of most if not all Caribbean countries, are still matters that should grab our attention. 1,389 more words


Sandals MoU?

Social advocate Afra Raymond continues his work by calling for transparency with the agreement between Sandals and the Trinidad and Tobago government. The Butch Stewart company also featured in the Barbados newsfeed this week when newly elected Prime Minister Mia Mottley signaled that she will be meeting with Stewart soon to discuss  the expectation of her government. 172 more words