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  1. CTUSAB VEX OVER LACK OF UNION PRESENCE IN THE SENATE OF BARBADOS

    The Constitution of Barbados confers on the now President, the right to appoint seven persons to the Senate of Barbados in her own right. The condition under which she is required to exercise that right, is that due regard should be paid to selecting of persons to “represent various religious, social economic or other interest […]

    February 5, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. “Constitutional Crisis?” by Angelo M. Lascelles

    C A V E A T “You could not live with your own failure. Where did that bring you? Back to me…” Thanos, Avengers: Endgame The recent conclusion of the general elections in Barbados has resulted once again in a conversation about the extent to which the democracy of the country is under threat due […]

    January 24, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. World Peace Ambassador shares his view on Government’s intention to remove God from the Republic Charter

    I was asked what is my view on the proposal to remove God from the upcoming Charter? I would like to establish the fact that God is not an authority found only in words, the rule of God is both eternal, universal and cosmic, the laws of God are steadfast and can’t be affected by […]

    November 30, 2021Breaking News, Featured, Political1 comment
  4. Solutions Barbados – What Happens if we replace our Governor General with a President?

    Our early politicians who lived through World War 2, appeared to recognise two important things about politicians. The first is that they crave unrestrained power, which tends to oppress citizens. The second is that they crave a politicised public service, which is the first sign of a nation’s decline. In 1966, the DLP under Errol […]

    September 24, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. States Where It’s Already Legal to Wager on Sports in the United States

    On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States has finally lifted the ban on Sports Betting by striking down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. This was initially challenged by New Jersey as the state was trying to legalize sports betting within its borders with the already existing federal […]

    November 7, 2019GamesNo comments
  6. Prime Minister of Barbados recalls Former Jamaican Leader Edward Seaga

    Edward Seaga was born 28th May 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts, where his wealthy Jamaican parents, Philip Seaga, a businessman of Lebanese descent, and his wife, Erna (nee Maxwell), of mixed European and African heritage, had been living at the time of his birth. When their son was three months old they returned to Jamaica, where […]

    May 29, 2019Breaking News, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. “Caribbean democracy demands Constitutional change” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The Leader of the Opposition is assigned important roles in the Constitutions of all Commonwealth Caribbean (CC) countries. The roles stand at the heart of the democratic values to which the peoples of CC countries adhere. That is why provision should be made in the Constitutions of all CC countries for a seat to be […]

    June 17, 2018EditorialNo comments
  8. Barbados already is a Republic, although Crown can still exert control

    Considering how the Barbadian constitution has invested many duties which previously were dispensed under British rule, essentially Barbados on gaining Independence is already a Republic. Professor Richard Drayton was fielding audience questions recently at Frank Collymore Hall under the auspices of the Central Bank of Barbados. Dr Drayton is of the firm view that when […]

    January 10, 2017EducationNo comments