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PHD, don't insult us!

There are a few things that “get my goat” and one of them is when people try to take advantage of others and another is when they try to “pull the wool” over my eyes.

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PHD, don’t insult us!

There are a few things that “get my goat” and one of them is when people try to take advantage of others and another is when they try to “pull the wool” over my eyes.

I saw a 3/4 page advertisement in the newspaper stating†Return of a Classic†fo

Solving the education crisis

Grace McLean hasn’t told us anything that we didn’t know, except that coming from her, the statistics seem more frighteningly grim. McLean is the permanent secretary in the education ministry but, she can argue, of relatively recent vintage.

So, she

An unkind cut

British retirees, whether in Britain or here in Barbados, have received a financial wallop. It looks like some state pensions may have been substantially cut.

In some cases, according to colleagues in England, this reduction amounts to hundreds of p

Damaged nation

Just under a week ago the U.S. celebrated another Independence Day on the 4th July.

Widespread celebrations were observed across the country. In the capital Washington itself, there was the annual parade of marching bands, military and special unit

Morality and the law

“Woe to those who make unjust laws … What will you do on the day of reckoning … To whom will you run for help?” – Isaiah

Ever so often we are lectured about not “forcing” an opinion/morality or another person or the wider society. This charge

Most valuable shared resource

I want to applaud Prime Minister Freundel Stuart for his commitment to ensuring that Barbados’ marine environment will be managed as a sustainable resource for all its stakeholders.

To quote from the PM’s speech at the UN Conference on Sustainable D

A child shall lead them

I read a very interesting article in the Barbados Today of July 5, 2012 about a young 17 year old student by the name of Christopher Morgan, who is now the Junior Minister of Tourism.

This young man, needless to say, is way beyond his time. He’s int

Operation abandon ship

I am not a prophet but I need to ask whether we are prepared for another earth rattle. The last time the earth shook here in Barbados what did we witness? All those who could, took off for “home”.

For those who were driving or were being driven did