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Tag Archives: corruption

  1. “Dust off the Commonwealth SG elections” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Much has been written in the Caribbean media about the contest surrounding the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General that was decided on Friday, June 24 at an election in Kigali, the Capital of Rwanda. Many statements and claims were made that require clarification, particularly as some of them convey misleading impressions. One of these claims is […]

    July 5, 2022PoliticalNo comments

    One of reggae’s most prominent voices Jesse Royal reveals a brand new video today for “Dirty Money,” from his 2022 Grammy-nominated sophomore album Royal. The Jamaican  luminary is also back on the road to perform his hits from the acclaimed LP for the first time. “Dirty Money,” featuring Ghanian artist Stonebwoy, addresses greed and corruption in a flawed political system. Jesse co-produced […]

    March 17, 2022Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. 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
  4. AG of Barbados remains Non-Committal over Decision handed down for ex-DLP Cabinet Minister

    I don’t think that I can usefully comment on the outcome of the criminal proceedings brought against Mr Inniss. The imposition of the penalty, as in our own judicial System, is entirely a matter for the US courts. That court heard the charges, presided over the case and listened to the mitigation. It is the […]

    April 28, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. 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
  6. 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

    C A V E A T is using the submitted article as part of “efforts to advance understanding of issues related to Sint Eustatius’ electoral process” and this website believes it constitutes a “fair use” of the provided material, any offence taken or assumed is at remit of the original author and not the […]

    October 25, 2020Featured, Political1 comment
  8. 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
  9. The Return of Barbados Free Press? CLICO draws them out…

    These guys were gone almost four years, so much happened during the interim, one regime nearly taxes Barbados to death and nothing to show for it while a new Government assumes office under an unprecedented landslide of all seats… Then family of new administration are given tribute in a most royal way? Do we mean […]

    February 21, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, Featured1 comment
  10. 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
  11. Barbadian Reactions to… Yachting Mishaps, Vol. 1 August 19, 2018Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Barbadian Reactions to… Yachting Mishaps, Vol. 2 August 19, 2018Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. 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
  14. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – Mattress Commercial? July 29, 2018Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – #LikeABoss July 29, 2018Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Barbadian Reactions to Ecstasy Yacht Out On Bail – A La Peanut Butter Sandwiches? July 29, 2018Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments

    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

    The Royal Barbados Police Force destroyed a quantity of drugs on Friday 19th January 2018, by Incinerator at an undisclosed location. These drugs were exhibits from cases which were adjudicated in the law courts islandwide. • 300 lbs of Cannabis • 20 lbs of Cocaine Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    January 20, 2018CrimeNo comments

    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
  20. Prime Minister Unwittingly creates Party seeking to replace the ruling DLP in the next Elections

    Clergy, Youth and Ethnicity are clear bulwarks of candidacy in Solutions Barbados a political party celebrating their 2nd Anniversary. This group is following global trends in France where Emmanuel Macron became an Independent Centrist President with a disenfranchised electorate, and over in the Caymans where 9 Independent candidates made the former premier Alden McLoughlin seek […]

    July 3, 2017Breaking News, PoliticalNo comments
  21. “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
  22. Central Bank alters its website – Dates Missing and Youtube Videos removed

    Less than a week after removing archives, the Central Bank of Barbados has now decided to discontinue one of its major segments… Their most recent Economic Review was presented Tuesday 24th which listed Foreign Reserves at only 10 weeks, and in financial circles it is said the IMF says if reserves go below 12 weeks […]

    February 6, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. ‘The UWI and West Indian Cricket’ By Sir Hilary Beckles

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI), as a sister regional institution, recognises and respects the long and mostly effective service of the West Indies Cricket Board since its establishment in 1927. It gave oversight to our greatest cultural global achievement as a people in which we all rejoiced during the first stage of […]

    November 16, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments