January 27, 2021

Friendly industrial air emerges in Barbados

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BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life An atmosphere of conciliation appears to have overcome some elements of the leadership in Barbados, with trades unions curbing their wage demands for workers and the private sector jumping on board government’s recovery plan. The two common denominators that can be identified for this switch from an antagonistic relationship […]

Bajan relief at election date

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BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life Though they all welcome Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s announcement of an elections date the business community wants it over quickly, one politician is concerned about a clash with school examinations, and an academic accused the prime minister of dictatorship. Following a delay of 50 days since the automatic […]