Author: Kaymar Jordan

GG’s Senator-designate accused of unprofessional conduct

Following the announcement by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason that she intended to appoint this island’s Deputy High Commissioner to London Althea Wiggins as a senator, details have emerged of an ugly incident two years ago in which Wiggins was accused of cursing her boss in the full view of other members of staff at […]

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Over 500 errors

Two days after the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) stoutly defended the integrity of the electoral process and openly dismissed allegations of discrepancies on the preliminary voters’ list of just over 256,990 people, Barbados TODAY investigations have revealed over 500 irregularities, the majority of which affect four constituencies in St Michael. These are St Michael […]

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Connolly cries foul

Democratic Labour Party (DLP) candidate George Connolly today levelled serious allegations of voter padding in his St James Central constituency, while claiming that there were over 300 “transient voters” – including two priests and their sons who have not been resident in the constituency for nearly a decade – on the register. However, both the […]

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Mottley has a lot to answer for – Connolly

The incumbent Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) candidate for St James Central George Connolly today defended recent DLP attacks on Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader Mia Mottley, saying it was a case of her reaping what both she and her party had sowed. While making it clear that he would not be getting involved in any […]

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Arthur warns that BLP pension plan would bankrupt the NIS

Madness! That’s how former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has described proposals by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to grant a 45 per cent increase in pensions if it were elected to Government in the May 24 general election. While warning that such a proposal would only force the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) into bankruptcy and […]

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Bashment Soca competition goes global with $125,000 grand prize

This year’s purse is more than double last year’s top prize of $50,000.

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