Category: Politics

Money should be spent on youth

While recognising Sunday as the International Day of the Youth, former Barbados Labour Party candidate for the Christ Church East Central constituency in the 2008 general election, Dalton Lovell, argued that the tools should have been given to the youth to make Barbados proud. Lovell presented this argument on Sunday night while addressing a BLP […]

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Jamaica and T&T paved the way

Opposition Leader Owen Arthur believes that in some respect Jamaica paved the way for countries like Barbados to be considered for independence. Arthur made this observation earlier today as the House of Assembly congratulated Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago on the 50th anniversary of their independence from Britain in 1962. The St. Peter MP said: […]

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Jamaica and T&T paved the way

Opposition Leader Owen Arthur believes that in some respect Jamaica paved the way for countries like Barbados to be considered for independence. Arthur made this observation earlier today as the House of Assembly congratulated Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago on the 50th anniversary of their independence from Britain in 1962. The St. Peter MP said: […]

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C'bbean trendsetters

pm congratulates jamaica and trinidad and tobago on their 50th anniversary of independence
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart sees the Caribbean as a great culture sphere that had produced three Noble laureates.
He made the statement today in the Hou

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Boyce: NIS investments benefit Barbadians

There is nothing wrong with investing the funds of the National Insurance Board into Barbadians projects and programmes that will benefit people at home.
This, said Minister of Transport and Works John Boyce, is just as comparable as investing in fo

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$167 m. for UWI education

It is costing Barbados about $167 million a year to educate Bajan students at the three campuses of the University of the West Indies.
The announcement was made by Minister of Education Ronald Jones this morning in the House of Assembly.
Jones’ com

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Mia believes Gov't owes university $100m. in fees

The Government could owe the University of the West Indies as much as $100 million in arrears for this financial year alone, says Opposition Shadow Minister of Finance, Mia Mottley.
Mottley, addressing the debates in Parliament on the guarantee by G

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