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Tag Archives: ethics

  1. New Year’s Message from the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB)

    As the new year 2021 commences, the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) extends best wishes to the Government and people of the nation. As the country enters the new year, the Social Partnership of Barbados remains in a state where it is forced to consider ways of responding to the […]

    January 1, 2021BusinessNo comments
  2. Major Vincentian parties sign election conduct code – no apologies, no idiocy

    The two major political parties in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Friday, signed the National Monitoring and Consultative Mechanism (NMCM) “Code of Ethical Political Conduct” to govern the campaign for the Nov. 5 general elections. ‘traversing unusual ground’ Speaking at the signing, Francis called on the signatories to respect this code of conduct. “We […]

    October 22, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. PRESIDENT OF THE BARBADOS DENTAL ASSOCIATION IMPLIES THE MAJORITY OF BAJAN EMPLOYEES ARE ALLEGEDLY SLACKERS

    The president of the Barbados Dental Association is accusing certain Barbadians of wishing to shirk a work ethic for unjustified rewards. Addressing fellow dentists, the press and various stakeholders including Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic – the Minister of Health & Wellness at Accra Beach Resort recently, Dr Vidya Armogan in his capacity as head of […]

    May 6, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. 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
  5. “A threat smelling to high heaven – Obama whiffs it” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    It was uncanny, but reflective of thoughtful and caring minds that just days before President Barack Obama made his far-reaching statement about Climate Change on August 3, Caribbean Poet, Author and Intellectual, Ian McDonald, made a point to me that was echoed by the US President. In responding to a commentary I wrote on July […]

    August 13, 2015NatureNo comments
  6. “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
  7. “I-LIVED” fea. Shannon Collis, Jan Broberg & Sarah Power

    Josh Fosse is a 20-something guy whose life is going nowhere. His girl left, his rent is late, and he lacks a real job. He is trying to make it as an app reviewer online and decides to review a self help app called i-Lived for fun. He signs on and immediately his life turns […]

    June 5, 2015Cinema, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. CARICOM and its citizens are better protected if Legal Fraternity engages in Continuous Training

    The myth that any magistrate or Justice attains peak knowledge once donning their robes is just that, a myth, and true power wielded correctly for the region’s benefit can only be achieved by admitting that every judicial expert is a perpetual student. The Chief Justice went on to reinforce his statement by adding laws are […]

    May 31, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Rhoda Arrindell: “resounding themes” at Future of the Caribbean forum in Trinidad

    Linguist and author Dr. Rhoda Arrindell attended the international “Forum on the Future of the Caribbean” just held with the University of the West Indies (UWI) at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad and Tobago. “Based on the conference banner of ‘Disruptive Thinking. Bold Action. Practical Outcomes,’ there were at least six resounding themes from the very beginning,” […]

    May 23, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. “The Little Prince” (2015) – Animated Fantasy Movie HD

    A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet.

    May 17, 2015Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. “The Moral Bucket List” (The Road to Character by David Brooks)

    With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times column and his previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently illuminated our daily lives in surprising and original ways. In The Social Animal, he explored the neuroscience of human connection and how we can flourish together. Now, […]

    May 17, 2015Books, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. 5th installment of Slow Food Barbados Farm-to-Table dinner series

    The sold-out event is one of several projects which continue to mobilise local and organic producers under the Slow Food ethos of “Good, Clean and Fair” food.

    May 10, 2015Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. COMMUNITY SOLIDARITY ACTIVITIES AT QUEEN’S PARK OVER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

    The Annu institute for human development is hosting two community development events over the Easter weekend in Queen’s Park in Bridgetown. With this in mind, the Annu Institute is inviting all Barbadians to a community development forum on Easter Sunday, April 5th, from five to nine p.m. at the Steel Shed in Queen’s Park. The […]

    April 3, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments
  14. Guyanese Economist while seeing benefits, has concerns over LIME’s acquisition of FLOW

    Bajans are to learn by month-end if LIME will be allowed to merge its local operations with FLOW. This was revealed by chairman of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) Sir Neville Nicholls, who (says) the regulatory body was working on its final decision in the controversial request by Cable & Wireless, trading as LIME, and […]

    February 16, 2015BusinessNo comments
  15. “Good Kill” (2015) Ethan Hawke, Zoë Kravitz & January Jones: War Movie [HD]

    A fighter-pilot turned drone-pilot, based in Las Vegas, fights the Taliban by remote control for twelve hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and feuds with his wife and kids for the other twelve. But the pilot is starting to question the mission. Is he creating more terrorists than he’s killing? Is he […]

    February 2, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Message from the CDEMA Executive Director on the 5th Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake

    Five years ago on 12th January 2010, CDEMA was called to respond to the most catastrophic event in the history of the Agency. Haiti, a member of the CDEMA family had been struck by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. This was the strongest earthquake recorded in this part of the Caribbean region. Over 300,000 persons died […]

    January 14, 2015NatureNo comments
  17. Which Barbadian & Caribbean Companies ignore Proposals or Requests? READ HERE & LEARN!

    There is a pervasive trend of companies who either originate in Barbados or have sprung from this rock or have done business here to ignore or perpetually postpone a query, proposal or an idea in the possible hope the person asking will give up or take the non-response as a negative. You may recall, not […]

    January 5, 2015Business, Editorial1 comment
  18. F.T.C WELCOMES COMMENTS ON PROPOSED LIME/FLOW MERGER

    The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) is inviting all service providers, businesses, representatives of consumer groups, and other parties interested in the proposed merger of Cable & Wireless Communications PLC and Columbus International Inc. to submit comments on the merits and demerits of this merger. Comments should be sent to the Chief Executive Officer, Fair Trading […]

    December 24, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  19. (UPDATED) Gaalaxy Fashions at Sheraton Mall DOES RIGHT THING: OFFERS EXCHANGE IN LIEU OF REFUND!

    Finally returned to store… After a lengthy discourse with owner’s wife who reprimanded myself for this article and her husband for refusing a solution, as co-owner of Gaalaxy Fashions at Sheraton Mall she instructed staff to let me get similar value of products in lieu of a refund. For those unfamiliar? It was Monday 11th November when I sought a […]

    November 23, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments
  20. Digicel Calls on TATT to withstand joint CABLE & WIRELESS/Columbus pressure to limit regulatory approvals process in Trinidad and Tobago

    Digicel is openly calling on the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) to hold firm and withstand the severe pressure being applied by UK based Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus International Inc. (Columbus) to rapidly approve the proposed acquisition of Columbus by CWC. Under the concessions granted to Columbus in Trinidad, CWC/Columbus […]

    November 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  21. DIGICEL RESPONDS TO STATEMENTS MADE BY CABLE & WIRELESS: Calls on regulators to see through Cable & Wireless/Columbus smokescreen and subject proposed transaction to fullest regulatory scrutiny

    Digicel called on all regulatory bodies throughout the Caribbean to see through the smokescreen put up by Cable & Wireless/Columbus and subject the proposed transaction to the fullest regulatory scrutiny. With the proposed combined entity having a near stranglehold on the fixed line, broadband and cable TV markets across the region, Digicel is cautioning that […]

    November 19, 2014Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. “The Electoral System in the Caribbean: Reform Please!” By Rebecca Theodore

    Most people agree that the electoral system is one of the gravest dangers facing democracy in the Caribbean. For sure, in order to safeguard and shield their individual rights and freedom it is central for a democratic people to profile the government of their choosing, yet on the other hand, it is also essential to […]

    September 22, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. “Two Days, One Night” (2014) – Marion Cotillard: Drama HD July 11, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. ‘CARICOM: Arrest “bun-wuk” before it spreads’ By Sir Ronald Sanders

    (EDITOR’S NOTE: Sir Ronald is being too kind in this article, I am also vehemently opposed to the parasitic and hedonistic philosophy which pervades here in Barbados, in my view it appears not to commence from from 1 PM but I’d say it starts about 10 or 11 AM! It is not only young people, […]

    July 6, 2014Editorial, Political1 comment
  25. CDB and ITC collaborate on gender quality training for regional trade officials

    The Caribbean Development Bank will host some 50 trade officials from across the region for a workshop focusing on the importance of gender equality in achieving national and regional trade goals and objectives. The overall objective of the four-day workshop, “Gender Mainstreaming in Caribbean Trade Policies and Programmes: Promoting Gender Equality for Improved Trade and […]

    June 14, 2014PoliticalNo comments