Tag Archives: Marginal

  1. The Audacity of Hope – Barbados wants Barack Obama to take 1st Presidential vacation with Bim, Ireland has their own reasons

    Recently, Prime Minister David Thompson was a guest of US congressman Charlie Rangel at a special Democrat Convention in the USA. There, our astute leader extended a clever invitation to the now President in waiting regardless of victory or defeat – especially with the American share of our offshore industry now hanging in the balance. […]

    November 14, 2008Entertainment, News, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Reggae takes the voyage on Danger Zone’s Journey’s Riddim: Crossing a good mix of young and fresh artistes and Reggae veterans

    Danger Zone’s Journey’s Riddim has now been officially released and like the pre-released version, which was premiered in the last quarter of 2007, the riddim has attracted support from a wide cross section of the music fraternity and been hailed as one of the best riddims presently on the airwaves. Danger Zone has added some […]

    March 31, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  3. Traffic Safety: No Act of Fate – Accidents take lives of hundreds – many in their prime years – in both Latin America and the C’bean

    Crop Over is soon here, and I was looking at PAHO’s newsletter about vehicular mishaps and although it referred to the Caribbean, the closest they got was by Costa Rica, the story primarily dealt with South American territories and the horrors they cause long after the wreckage is hauled away! Yet I could not help […]

    March 29, 2008Crime, Featured, Health, News, TravelNo comments
  4. Will intended Barbadian flyovers mean more restrooms installed? OR – Really pissed at traffic, but don’t eat yellow frozen food (PG-13)

    So much has been said about building flyovers here – their cost, level of engineering, qualifications of consultants and the list alone is a separate article in its own right! Has anyone thought of bathroom facilities? Maybe we should before folks get pissed off in a manner not associated with Road Rage? I have a […]

    March 22, 2008Controversy, Featured, NewsNo comments
  5. Nevisians warned to stay away from heavy seas; Marine officer saves the day

    Disaster preparedness officials on Nevis issued a warning to the public to avoid the island?s beaches over the Easter weekend. The warning was issued by Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Office Mr. Lester Blackette, in light of an existing weather condition which gave rise to dangerous heavy seas. ?We are advising persons to stay […]

    March 22, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments

    The Government of Canada, through a partnership between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), is to provide Integrated Border Enforcement Training to an additional 14 Caribbean states and territories (Anguilla, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Martinique, Montserrat, Suriname, St.Martin / St.Maarten, and […]

    October 22, 2007Crime, NewsNo comments

    Voting – when constitutionally due, or a snap poll? Nobody’s officially saying yet, but Barbados’ Electoral and Boundaries Commission will hold the first in a series of town hall meetings for electors in the 13 constituencies affected by changes to polling districts next week – and it may well be a lively discussion every time. […]

    September 12, 2007NewsNo comments
  8. Trinidadian Leader has a Secret Blog? Trinbago humor spicy like curry and deep like a cassava bowl

    Janice Whittle from the NCF passed on this nugget to me, the fact that Patrick Manning seems to have a secret blog, first it was on WordPress like Underground, Margin & BFP but now there is a new location for it as the CARICOM blogger was drawing real heat, eh-eh! The entries seemed harmless enough, […]

    September 2, 2007Culture, Featured, Gossip2 comments
  9. Haiti and Barbados popular with geo-political figures, first Canada now the United Nations Secretary General

    A Chinese PR website has alerted the world that Ban Ki-Moon, the UN Secretary General, has decided to take a leaf out of Stephen Harper‘s book and whiz thru the Caribbean by the middle of next week – In Port-au-Prince, Ban plans to meet with President Rene Preval and visit the headquarters of the UN […]

    July 27, 2007Featured, News, TravelNo comments