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Oh No, Mr. Farley!

Matthew Farley might have been well-intentioned

Covering the sore

A practice of covering festering sores will only lead to further debilitating illness. We make bold that statement with respect to a public sector that has served Barbados relatively well, but, with better vision and management, could have seen Barbados even further along a path of development. We applaud efforts at being NISE but must […]

Date not the issue

We will resist the urge to refer to current happenings in Barbados as being attributable to the “silly season” – although some of the conduct is nothing short of silly, and not just by politicians. The island is in full election mode, no matter how many times the Prime Minister Freundel Stuart refuses to disclose […]

Saving Sp'town

Since the early part of the year, for a number of reasons, the lack of activity in the northern town of Speightstown has received a significant amount of attention from the news media. In Bajan terms, Speightstown is seen as being somewhere between nearly dead and dead. At this stage, however, the most important question […]

21st century policing

Yesterday, a fresh corps of police recruits passed out from the Regional Police Training Centre in Christ Church

Giving back won't hurt!

For much of last week the various arms of what has become known as the social media were hot with discussion about what appeared to be a plan by the Government to introduce some form of mandatory national youth service. Those Barbadians who believe that our young people pay little or no attention to matters […]

Saved by Sammy

Since the passage of the glory days of the early 1980s to the mid 1990s, Caribbean cricket lovers have had more periods of anguish than joy.

West Coast hodgepodge

In a world characterised by constant change, only the extremely brave or foolhardy will venture to be emphatic about everything on which he or she has opportunity to pronounce. And the change that has impacted so many lives since the start of the economic recession in the middle of the last decade makes it even […]

Silence deafening

Where is the urgency?