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Record of accomplishment

The Democratic Labour Party acknowledges February 21, 2017 as our ninth year in office as a government. It is most appropriate that we say “thank you” to all Barbadians who have ensured this journey was possible. Over the nine years, we have seen many developments locally, regionally and internationally. Yet, the party has stayed the course and sought […]

Eye on drought possibilities

Eye on drought possibilities

Many Caribbean countries experienced a relatively dry January this year and there’s a possibility there could be drought concerns in some places by the end…

John Brown – surrendered his life in the anti-slavery struggle

John Brown – surrendered his life in the anti-slavery struggle

John Brown was a white man with a conscience living in 19th century America. He abhorred slavery and fought against it with blacks at his…

People must have a say

The White Paper on the development of tourism in Barbados is premised upon the fundamental principles of sustainable (tourism) development which briefly state that tourism…

Sacrifice can be maniacal or suicidal

”Thou wretched, rash, intruding fool, farewell! I took thee for thy better; take thy fortune.” – (Hamlet – Act 3 Scene 4; William Shakespeare) The turbulence…

Forde must pay for damage

An unemployed man has one month to come up with $1,160 in order to avoid jail time. Magistrate…

Nelson admits to drug charges

A shopkeeper today pleaded guilty to three drug charges almost four years after he was first accused of…

Hewitt gets nine months for loitering

Hewitt gets nine months for loitering

A 54-year-old man whose criminal enterprise began over a decade ago was today sentenced to nine months behind…

Bail for Coco’s alleged attacker

Bail for Coco’s alleged attacker

A 25-year-old technician was today granted $10,000 bail after appearing on a serious bodily harm charge. Applon Ithamar…

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