February 25, 2021

Barbados urged not to withdraw from Caribbean Court of Justice

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From teleSUR The former Caribbean Court of Justice president Michael de la Bastide said it would be a “retrograde step” if Barbados leaves the court. Michael de la Bastide, the former president of the Caribbean Court of Justice, or CCJ, said Wednesday, that the standing of the court’s appellate jurisdiction will be compromised in the […]

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 […]

Barbados: Thousands march in nationwide protest

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From Caribbean News Service BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Jul 24 2017 – A nationwide protest called by trade unions and the private sector has won the support of thousands of Barbadians who turned out on Monday urging the government to roll back the increase in the National Social Responsibility Levy. The protest is jointly organized by the […]