January 27, 2021

OUR CARIBBEAN: Fighting or ‘talking’ crime?

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By Rickey Singh, Vasant Bharath From Nation News Barbados When government ministers responsible for crime and security start rejecting any blame for the increasing criminality afflicting their respective jurisdictions, the public should be on alert for worst-case scenarios while hoping for swift, enlightened responses from cabinet ministers and/or heads of government. As gun-related crimes keep […]

OUR CARIBBEAN: Mottley’s unique call to PM Stuart

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By Rickey Singh, Fro Barbados Nation News The opposition Leader of Barbados, Mia Mottley, issued a most unusual, if not unique political call in the country’s post-independence governance politics last week. She wants Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s governing Democratic Party (DLP) and her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to “put heads together” for a “Joint Think-Tank” […]

OUR CARIBBEAN: Divisive politics – questions for the PM

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By Rickey Singh, From Nation News Barbados MORE THAN half a century after the English-speaking Caribbean started the process of dismantling age-old colonial relations with Britain, our politicians and parliamentary parties across this region continue to betray a slavish attachment for party politics that perpetuate divisions in preference to the consultative process to stir passion for […]

Barbados, UNIDO to sign five-year partnership declaration

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From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday August 28, CMC – Barbados will sign a five-year partnership declaration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) early next month. The agreement will be signed by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart on the side-lines of the September 1-4 Third International United Nations Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference in […]