Tag Archives: discrimination

  1. When #Virgin Atlantic Failed, #Shame on Richard #Branson – #Justice for Firhaana Bulbulia, Flight Rage victim

    CAVEAT I was stunned on reading this, anyone who knows me, understands I ADORE Virgin Atlantic as a bastion of entrepreneurship and service, so to suddenly encounter this racist nightmare persisting unpunished is beyond my understanding, if Richard Branson can read about LIAT and have something to say? I expect him to find this and […]

    February 17, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Travel1 comment
  2. Equatorial Guinea stands in solidarity at United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Program

    At the United Nations Headquarters recently, Equatorial Guinea Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Second Secretary, Isabel Avomo Sima, representing Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba, stood in solidarity for Holocaust Remembrance ceremony with Rev. Dr. William Shillady, CEO, City Society, Rabbi Joe Potasnik, Executive Vice President of New York Board of Rabbis, and Don Victor Mooney, […]

    January 31, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  3. British High Commissioner to Barbados Hosts Patronising Reception Celebrating Work of Prince’s Trust International on Barbados

    British High Commissioner to Barbados Janet Douglas hosted an exclusive and private reception recently celebrating the work of Prince’s Trust International at her official Residence. Prince’s Trust International has been working to bridge the gap between education and employment for young people on Barbados since 2016. Together with local delivery partners, including the Royal Barbados […]

    December 31, 2019PoliticalNo comments
  4. Police Post in St Lawrence Gap to be refurbished – However was there a Media Shut Out? Were all present for Donation?

    The Tourism Development Corporation, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association and the friends of St. Lawrence Gap Committee partnered with Royal Barbados Police Force in providing assistance with the refurbishment of the Police Caravan located at St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church. Luckily there were no pesky blogging entities present like The Bajan Reporter who’d ask […]

    September 9, 2019Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. “Exploring Shadeism” Launched: Research Examines Colourism Phenomenon in Barbadian Society

    Sharon Hurley Hall launched her book, Exploring Shadeism, over the weekend at Dover Beach Hotel – it’s based on research into the phenomenon of shadeism in Barbados. Shadeism, also known as colourism, is discrimination on the basis of skin shade. Hurley Hall described shadeism as “a direct result of slavery“, and added: “The psychological and […]

    July 9, 2019BooksNo comments
  6. Sir Hilary Beckles Calls on Obama to Exonerate Marcus Garvey

    Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies is calling on US President Barack Obama to grant a posthumous pardon to Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., for his 1923 mail fraud conviction in the United States. Sir Hilary’s call comes in the wake of Jamaica’s National Heroes Week, the annual celebration of […]

    November 19, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments

    It is a welcome relief to know that the near 200 redundant National Conservation Commission (NCC) workers, some of whom are my constituents, have finally been paid some form of compensation for their unlawful dismissals by the DLP government some two and a half years ago. These payments finally bring some partial vindication to what […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. St. Martin Independence Foundation Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis in the Dominican Republic

    In its meeting of June 30, 2015, the Independence for St. Martin Foundation (ISMF) decided to make the following statement condemning the denationalization and forced deportation of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent. “It is with great regret and outrage that the Independence for St. Martin Foundation (ISMF) has been following the unfolding human tragedy […]

    July 15, 2015ControversyNo comments
  9. “The Black Book” – 35th Anniversary Edition

    “The ultimate treasure chest of the Black Experience.” – Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard University “AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF AMERICAN HISTORY that defines a people’s strength, hope, and perseverance.” – Gay Talese “There is not a member of the human family on earth who cannot learn from it.” – Gloria Steinem “A book no […]

    May 28, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “SUFFRAGETTE” (Meryl Streep & Helena Bonham Carter #votingmatters)

    A Movie directed by Sarah Gavron Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep, Brendan Gleeson… Release Date: in UK Cinemas 30th October 2015 Genre: Drama

    April 29, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. New Trimart CEO – “Great brands don’t happen by accident”

    The new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Trimart Supermarkets believes the18 years she spent at leading airline brand, Virgin Atlantic, will positively influence her new role in leading and transforming the Trimart brand. Judith Wilcox says: “I’ve always believed that great brands don’t happen by accident. Strong strategic and operational leadership, market savvy and dynamic […]

    March 5, 2015BusinessNo comments
  12. Sunday 8th March – Help Find Sidneato?

    Sent Sidneato’s flyer to Lucky Horseshoe Saloon & Steakhouse, Chefette Restaurants Limited and Massy Stores Barbados yet of them all – only Massy responded? “…When you spend your dollar out of the community in which you live, the community in which you spend your money becomes richer and richer; the community out which you take […]

    March 5, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Statement by EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    For International Holocaust Remembrance Day, I share with people all over the world in commemorating a crime unparalleled in human history, a crime in which six million Jews as well as millions of other innocent victims, Roma, political prisoners, prisoners of war, disabled people, homosexuals, were murdered in Nazi death camps. This year, International Holocaust […]

    February 1, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  14. No Further Action Over ‘N-Word’ Incident: Jeremy Clarkson joins Non-Indicted US Police & George Zimmerman

    JEREMY CLARKSON is unlikely to confront additional action after the BBC Trust decided to not consider an appeal into his apparent use of the N-word while filming popular motoring series Top Gear. The BBC received complaints about the controversial presenter when in May, this year, The Mirror published footage appearing to show him saying the […]

    December 7, 2014RallyNo comments
  15. “DISMISSED NCC WORKERS URGED TO REQUEST PENSION & GRATUITY” – EDMUND G. HINKSON Saint James North Member of Parliament, Former NCC Chairman & Attorney-at-Law

    The approximately 200 National Conservation Commission workers who were clearly wrongfully and unfairly dismissed at the end of April this year should remove their cases from before the Employment Rights Tribunal and agitate for their full pension rights, gratuity and other compensation. The six months period during which these dismissed workers would have received unemployment […]

    November 19, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Threat, what threat? Barbados’ Finance Minister downplays alleged threat – praises Central Bank for Website, but ignores their Media disrespect

    Cry wolf is an expression that means “raise a false alarm“, derived from the fable The Boy Who Cried Wolf. (WIKIPEDIA) You may recall it was not so long ago when Chris Sinckler implied he received a threat against his life and pledged to have the insidious device probed forthwith… Yet no more was heard? […]

    November 2, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  17. “Embracing Diversity – Easier Said Than Done?” researched by Carole Houlihan, CLP’s Gender & Diversity Specialist

    Many of us pride ourselves on embracing diversity and being free from any prejudice on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, appearance, family status, income, sexual orientation, and national origin. But are we truly open and unbiased? Think again! Because I was curious about the persistence of bias and discrimination in the face of […]

    October 22, 2014EducationNo comments

    Set in New York City, circa 1900, THE KNICK is the story of the Knickerbocker Hospital, which is home to groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who push the boundaries of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. Starring Clive Owen and directed by Steven Soderbergh, the drama series continues its […]

    September 14, 2014Featured, HealthNo comments
  19. “Apple’s Sexist and Racist Employment Policies: ‘As American as Apple Pie?'” By Rebecca Theodore

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the author and any commenters on this article do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of nor official policies of} Here, in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay area of northern California many of the world’s largest technology corporations thrive […]

    September 14, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  20. “51 years later Dr King’s dream remains unfulfilled” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    I write this commentary on August 28th 2014 – 51 years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream” at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. It was not only a speech for its time, but a speech for all time. Half a century later, Dr King’s reminder […]

    August 30, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  21. MEDICAL DRAMA SERIES “THE KNICK” PREMIERES ON MAX: Directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Clive Owen – New series premieres on Aug. 15th in the C’bean

    Set in downtown New York in 1900, The Knick – short for The Knickerbocker Hospital – centers on the trailblazing surgeons, nurses and staff pushing the boundaries of medicine in a time of shockingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. The hospital is in a state of turmoil due to a decline in affluent patrons […]

    August 3, 2014CinemaNo comments
  22. Heading for Uganda? Be careful if buying bananas or a phone charger, you may face jail?

    After going into the bad books of global gay and lesbian groups a few months ago, when legislation was passed banning same sex encounters in Uganda – decampaigning of the destination appears to be an ongoing development over these laws – more fun was poked at our country over the so called ‘Anti Miniskirt Bill‘, […]

    May 4, 2014Business, OddityNo comments
  23. “Too black to be Prime Minister”: the shackles of mental slavery By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Of all the offensive – and unintelligent – statements made in the politics of the post-independence Caribbean, an assertion, that Dr Keith Rowley, the leader of the Opposition in Trinidad and Tobago, is “too black” to be Prime Minister, has to rate as the worst. Coming, as it does, in ‘Black History Month‘ in Canada […]

    February 16, 2014Editorial, Political2 comments
  24. RED RISING by Pierce Brown (Hunger Games on Barsoom?)

    Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one […]

    January 24, 2014Books, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES” – Gary Oldman [HD 1080p]

    Directed by Matt Reeves Starring Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Enrique Murciano, Kirk Acevedo, Karin Konoval, and Judy Greer Release Date : July 11, 2014, in 3D Visit the Dawn of Apes WEBSITE Like Dawn of Apes on FACEBOOK Follow Dawn of Apes TWITTER Follow Dawn of Apes […]

    December 18, 2013Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments