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Tag Archives: bribery

  1. Armstrong Agencies Donates to Royal Barbados Police Force

    The Royal Barbados Police Force once again was duly assisted by corporate Barbados in its effort to further enhance its operations capacity. In its continuing effort to assist the community, Armstrong Agencies Ltd most recently partnered with the Force through the donation of Kola Kick Energy Drink. Over the weekend, in a short handing over […]

    August 28, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Official reaction from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, re: news of Donville Inniss’ sentencing

    It is a sad day but we trust that this development today brings this unfortunate episode closer to closure. We live in an era where governance and where accountability matter. It is a lesson for all of us, whether elected or appointed. There must be a recognition that our commitment to serve people is a […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. DR Baseball Icon Sammy Sosa investigated in Alexis Medina corruption network probe

    Legendary Dominican Republic baseball player Sammy Sosa and a brother of his are mentioned in the 267-page Pepca file on irregularities in government procurement by companies tied to the brother of former President Danilo Medina, Alexis Medina. Transactions carried out in 2017 are being questioned. The Anti-Administrative Corruption Prosecution Agency (Pepca) prepared the file. The […]

    December 10, 2020SportsNo comments
  4. APNU+AFC so far accepting just over 75,000 of the 400,000 votes recounted

    Six hours after President David Granger again assured Guyanese that he would accept a declaration of the March 2, 2020 general and regional election results, the coalition he leads indicated that it was only prepared to accept results of 75,707 votes so far counted for itself and the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in all areas […]

    June 9, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Barbadians reminded of irony how former Commerce Minister debated EU on blacklisting

    Dear Editor: All ones who run for, are in, or are past being involved in national electoral politics face peculiar tests, not all of which they pass. Those who hold office in other public institutions like faith communities, trade unions, private sector agencies and so on face and sometimes fail similar tests. Even we who […]

    August 20, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Former Industry Minister of Barbados arrested and charged in Tampa

    Did you know former St James South MP Donville Inniss was a permanent resident of the United States, nevertheless, that may not be exactly great news for the erstwhile Cabinet Minister… According to CNBC, Reuters and the New York Times, in addition to the United States Department of Justice’s official website which provided a downloadble […]

    August 7, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  7. BARBADOS LEAST CORRUPT CARIBBEAN TERRITORY, NEW SURVEY CLAIMS

    Barbados is the least corrupt island in the Caribbean, says Transparency International, an organization dedicated to fighting that scourge on a global scale. The agency described corruption hurts ordinary people every day across the region, which when they speak out about it, far too often they face retaliation. Almost two thirds of people that Transparency […]

    March 12, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Political2 comments
  8. POLICE NAB ONE OF THEIR OWN, ON REMAND ‘TIL LATE NEXT MONTH

    Police have formally charged a senior member of the Royal Barbados Police Force with, a number of Criminal matters, committed between August and September 2017. • One (1) count of unlawful possession of ammunition • Five (50 counts of Misconduct and Misuse of Public Trust. Annel appeared before Magistrate Bannister in the District ‘A’ Traffic […]

    September 26, 2017Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  9. “Berries for the Boys” by Grenville Phillips II

    This Government needs tax revenue in order that we may all benefit from Government managed health, education, road maintenance, police, fire, and other services. Therefore, we should all pay our taxes. If we do not pay our taxes, then the Government must unfairly burden another group with additional taxes to make up the difference – […]

    June 3, 2017EditorialNo comments
  10. Bahamian Parliament Threatens to Jail Lawyer and Supreme Court Judge in Environmental Scandal

    Less than 100 miles from Florida, in the island democracy of the Bahamas, politicians and the police are harassing environmentalists, illegally hacking and publicly releasing their private communications and other confidential information. And, when the Supreme Court ordered several cabinet members to stop violating the conservationists’ constitutional rights, they threatened to jail the judge. These […]

    December 13, 2016NatureNo comments
  11. Parents Ignore Abuse for paid bills, Cases of Teenaged sex for pay rising

    Transactional sex by mature men with teenage girls is rising at an alarming rate in Barbados. Ms Bynoe-Sutherland was addressing the second Women’s Health Medical Conference at the 3Ws Oval of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies over the weekend. Senator Dr David Durant just made a suggestion for married […]

    September 12, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Whistleblowers can reap rewards from IRS

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offers substantial rewards for information on people and businesses that don’t pay the taxes they owe the United States government. The IRS Whistleblower Office can award whistleblowers up to 30 percent of additional taxes, penalties and other amounts it collects following a tip. See Whistleblower-Informant-Award, How to File a Whistleblower […]

    April 10, 2016Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. CARICOM to mount Observer Mission for Trinidad & Tobago’s General Elections

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will mount a CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the general elections to be held in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday 7 September 2015. The Chief of Mission is Mr. Orrette Fisher, Director of Elections, Electoral Commission of Jamaica. He will be assisted by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Ms. Josephine […]

    September 3, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  14. Opposition Leader demands for Cahill WtE Plant’s MOU be tabled before Parliament

    WHEREAS the Minister of Finance announced to the Honourable the House of Assembly on Monday March 17, 2014, the Government of Barbados and Cahill Energy Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Cahill“), a company incorporated in August 22, 2012 in Guernsey, had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (hereinafter referred to as MOU) on Saturday, March 15, […]

    September 1, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  15. What would Ice Cube say if in Barbados? How would he view the Construction Industry?

    Would the Barbershop series star be amazed at the sweetheart deals where land is leased for $45 USD per year for the next 99 years? Or would he say that Compton has nothing on such backroom talk?

    August 10, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Gasification? Plasma? Who is Cahill Energy, hear Paul Connett’s views tonite – Town Hall Meeting at St James Parish Church!

    Be sure to go & listen to Prof. Connett addressing Plasma Arc Incinerators Vs “The 4 R’s (Redesign)” thanks to the Future Centre Trust: · Tuesday 14th July 7pm at St James Parish Church For more on Cahill? Download Here!

    July 13, 2015Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. “Sicario” (2015) – Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro: Crime HD

    In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by an elite government task force official (Josh Brolin) to aid in the escalating war against drugs. Led by an enigmatic consultant with a questionable past (Benicio Del Toro), the team sets out on a clandestine […]

    July 9, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. “Outrageous Government Contracts Are Choking Barbados!” By David Commissiong

    As we approach Barbados’ 50th year of Independence, I am calling on all patriotic Barbadians to join together and make a determined effort to uproot and eradicate the destructive remnants of the “Old Colonial System” that still exist in our supposedly independent nation. And one particularly odious remnant is that aspect of the “Old Colonial […]

    July 7, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  19. ST. THOMAS M.P. RESPONDS TO CAHILL ENERGY, PART OF MASS MEETING 8TH JULY

    The people of Barbados have grown tired of the actions of this inept Government. Our Democratic rights are being trampled day by day. The mantra of this Democratic Labour Party Government speaks to a Barbados that is economically viable, socially balanced, environmentally sound and has good governance. Barbadians are suffering from the draconian measures which the […]

    July 7, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  20. “The Runner” (2015) – Nicolas Cage, Drama-Political HD

    In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician (Nicolas Cage) finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.

    June 28, 2015Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. FORMERLY CONTROVERSIAL DELTA STATE YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME IN BARBADOS AND TRINIDAD CONTINUES TO EXPAND IN BOTH ISLANDS

    After much debate over classes, places to stay and other contentions – over 130 Nigerian students under the Delta State Youth Empowerment Programme in Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago are now more at ease and their studies enhanced, after each received a laptop from Promotech, to assist in their research and assignments in tourism, hospitality […]

    June 23, 2015Featured, Political2 comments
  22. “The Sellout Exposed!” – B.L.P PUBLIC MEETING; 21st June at Tyrol Cot

    If YOU care about our country, then the BLP invites you to a national meeting of the Barbados Labour Party, this Sunday 21st June at 7:00 pm at the Car Park Opposite Tyrol Cot, Codrington, St. Michael Chairpersons: Santia Bradshaw and Rev Joseph Atherley Come out this Sunday. The Sellout Exposed!

    June 18, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  23. SKN’s CHAMBER OF INDUSTRY & COMMERCE EXPRESSES CONFIDENCE IN P.M. HARRIS

    St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris held discussions with a four person team representing the St. Kitts Chamber of Industry and Commerce in his office recently. The meeting was the first such formal meeting between Prime Minister Harris and the Chamber’s membership. President of the Chamber, Damion Hobson was accompanied by Nick […]

    June 2, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. “LEGEND” – Kray Twins, London (Tom Hardy & Tom Hardy)

    Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1950s and 1960s.

    May 7, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. MEN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY: SOME BAJANS WONDER IF NEWSPAPER EDITOR WAS TARGETED FOR ROLE IN HIGHLIGHTING SELWYN “BLUES” KNIGHT’S DEATH

    Police have formally charged Don Winfield Harper 27 years of Richmond Gap, St. Michael with the offence of Burglary which occurred at De Diva Hype Bar. Police have also charged Timothy McDonald Slinger 62 years of Bartletts Tenantry Road, Sargeant Village, Christ Church with the offence of Burglary which occurred at De Diva Hype Bar. […]

    April 21, 2015Controversy, FeaturedNo comments