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Tag Archives: Opposition

  1. Difficult Conversations – “What Would We Do?” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have been asked how we would have responded to COVID-19. We provided our best advice about one year ago, but the Government rejected it at that time. Given the foreseen nightmare scenario, they should reconsider – for all our sakes. In the past 15 days, we had 15 new deaths. In the previous 15 […]

    February 25, 2021Political1 comment
  2. “Difficult Conversations – Heroes” by Grenville Phillips II

    We have critical questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. We have highly qualified medical professionals who treasure their reputations enough to tell us the truth. We have a Prime Minister who has asked for difficult questions, and instructed our professionals to answer such questions on live TV. What can possibly go wrong? NO ANSWERS. I have […]

    February 18, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  3. In the flurry of Defections, Online Lecture for DLP from ex-BLP supporter

    While I understand go where your conscience guides you, at the same time, seeing the rapidity of political Grasshoppers and Leapfrogs, especially in the last 24 months, makes one consider… Are you a Candidate for helping people or where can I gain, alias: What’s in it for me?

    January 15, 2021Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Transport Ministry notes sluice gate in Worthing is open ’til 26th Nov by 6 am

    The Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources advises the public that the sluice gate in Worthing was open from six this morning of Wednesday 25th November until 6:00 A.M., tomorrow, Thursday 26th November. (ATTN, OBSERVATION: NO ASSIGNATION OF CHARACTERS REAL, LIVING, DEAD OR UNDEAD HAVE BEEN SO APPORTIONED; PHOTOS USED BY AUTHOR HAVE BEEN […]

    November 25, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Solutions Barbados: Lower Estate Dump and Toxic Odours

    After learning of alleged dumping occurring at the Lower Estate quarry, I investigated the matter. I did this because the quarry is located in St George North, and as an Environmental Engineer, I am qualified to investigate such matters. I can confirm the following observations. 1. It is not possible for any vehicle to reach […]

    November 11, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. SOLUTIONS BARBADOS: “Let the Debates Begin”

    The Prime Minister advised that CBC should allow debates between all candidates contesting the St George North by-election. Political parties do not have to participate in these debates. However, we think that it would be unwise not to participate. By participating, Candidates have the opportunity to both explain their plans to voters, and defend their […]

    October 22, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. Solutions Barbados defines “The Author of Confusion”

    Canvassing in St George North is getting congested. There are now six political parties canvassing across the constituency. Each party’s canvassers are known by their party colours, as is the norm in Barbados to avoid confusion during an election. The BLP wears red, the DLP wears yellow, Solutions Barbados wears green, the UPP wears Orange, […]

    October 20, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  8. Solutions Barbados – What do the Residents of St George North Want?

    From my visits to almost every community in St George North, I have found one consistent desperate need. The employed want work for the unemployed, and the unemployed want work. All other issues were secondary. All five candidates in this by-election (BLP, DLP, Solutions Barbados, UPP, and PdP) have a responsibility to propose workable solutions […]

    October 8, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. First Out of the Blocks – Solutions Barbados

    Our Prime Minister has announced that a new election is to be held in St George North. As the Solutions Barbados declared Candidate for St George North, it seems that we are the first out of the blocks. Solutions Barbados is the third largest political party in Barbados, by measure of votes cast in the […]

    September 21, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. He’s back! Bean to contest Bermuda’s General Election

    Bermuda’s Former Progressive Labour Party leader Marc Bean has launched a third force in politics — and his new Free Democratic Movement said it planned to field candidates in their General Elections next month. The new party’s website said: “To enjoy a peaceful and prosperous Bermuda, each citizen has to be given the opportunity to […]

    September 5, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. 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
  12. ‘THE BAJAN REPORTER’ SEEMS TO BE UNDER APPARENT DISCRIMINATION BY OPPOSITION PARTIES

    Two of the most vilified and satirised leaders from America were the 44th and 45th Presidents of the United States, while internationally, also possibly Theresa May, Prime Minister from the UK, each taking their spoofs and slings differently. Theresa May and Barack H. Obama for the most part treated the slurs and jokes as non-existent […]

    June 11, 2019Breaking News, Featured, Political1 comment
  13. Argentina’s National Day: A night to be remembered

    The Embassy of Argentina in Barbados recently opened its doors to celebrate their National Day. In a relaxed environment, Ambassador Gustavo Martinez Pandiani received in his residence, decked in blue and white for the occasion, “the dearest friends of Argentina“, as he described the more than 200 hundred distinguished guests. Among those present, the Governor […]

    May 26, 2019CultureNo comments
  14. ‘Her Story: Journeys to Greatness’ Co-Sponsors? Seven Seas (since 1935) with American Chamber of Commerce: Barbados & Eastern Caribbean (AmCham BEC) March 10, 2019Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. ‘Her Story: Journeys to Greatness’ Co-Sponsors? Platinum Services & Digicel via AmCham BEC March 10, 2019Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. A Tale Told By An Iscariot, Full of Sound & Fury Signifying … Opposition?

    Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley announced his Shadow Cabinet but stopped short of declaring a party in and of itself… His group consists mainly of failed candidates who ran in the 2018 General Election under the Barbados Integrity Movement, Solutions Barbados and United Progressive Party (UPP) banners. He stopped short of declaring a party, which […]

    February 11, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  17. BAJAN REPORTER HOLDS FORMER PRIME MINISTER TO ACCOUNT ON SPENDING WITH GREENLAND LANDFILL

    A former Prime Minister of Barbados appears to have been stumped by The Bajan Reporter on necessary or unnecessary Government spending. This was during a panel discussion reviewing the first phase of BERT the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme approved by the IMF – International Monetary Fund, this was held recently at the Ralph […]

    February 11, 2019Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. mMoney welcomed in Montserrat

    The use of mobile money to conduct payment transactions was welcomed by key stakeholders in Montserrat, who recently learnt more about the mMoney app, a mobile payment solution powered by Bitt. “During a two day trip to Montserrat, our Barbados-based mMoney team performed mMoney product demos and fielded questions from the general public at a […]

    November 22, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. DANIEL IN THE LION’s DEN? WHEN THE BAJAN REPORTER DARES ATTEND THE DLP’s 63rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE…

    Chapuys suggests that because More “is opposed to Cromwell“, that means that More is therefore in favour of Spain, implying that if he is not for Cromwell, then he is for Spain. Chapuys asks his attendant: “There’s no third alternative?“ Literary Ramblings FREEDOM OF CHOICE Nothing frightens a crude politician more than when he encounters […]

    August 20, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Barbadians wonder whatever happened to… Radio Talk Show Moderators?

    Does the Democratic Labour Party need to have a survey to see of they’re ready for a female President? (ATTN, OBSERVATION: NO ASSIGNATION OF CHARACTERS REAL, LIVING, DEAD OR UNDEAD HAVE BEEN SO APPORTIONED; PHOTOS USED BY AUTHOR HAVE BEEN MODIFIED UNDER THE BASIS OF FAIR USE & COMMENTARY AND ARE NOT INJURIOUS UNLESS ONE […]

    August 19, 2018Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  21. GOVERNOR GENERAL TO DELIVER THRONE SPEECH ON TUESDAY

    A new session of Parliament will be ushered in on Tuesday, June 5, when Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, delivers the Throne Speech. The ceremony will take place in the Senate Chamber at 10:00 a.m., beginning with a formal procession of Members of Parliament from both the Upper and Lower Houses. The Throne Speech will […]

    June 4, 2018Events, FeaturedNo comments
  22. “‘Mia and Team BLP’ – Right Leader, Right Mix, Right Time” By Henderson N. Bovell

    The same people who said that they will not cheat, steal or lie – kept telling the country that the economy stable. But when they could no longer hide the truth, they again started blaming a global crisis that had finished years ago. Meanwhile faced with that same global crisis, most similar regional economies performed […]

    May 20, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. FORMER PRIME MINISTER FACING POTENTIAL LAWSUIT: FATHER OF OPPOSITION LEADER CLEARS AIR (#1)

    Barbadian Politicking sank to a new low in making a grown man cry. The F. Lee Bailey, Johnnie Cochrane or Perry Mason of Barbados… Elliott D. Mottley QC broke down and wept when clarifying against a statement made at a ruling DLP political meeting which was then emphasised by former PM Owen Arthur in a […]

    May 20, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. BARBADIANS WARNED OF FISCAL SPENDING DURING ‘NO MAN’S LAND’ BEFORE ELECTIONS

    April signifies the beginning of the 2018-2019 fiscal year for the Government of Barbados and now there’s a call for all Barbadians in the Civil Service to make sure any expenditures made in this period are following all legitimate protocols now there is no official Opposition to call it to account. Political leader of the […]

    April 9, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. FLEDGLING UPP’s BANS ‘THE BAJAN REPORTER’ AFTER STORY OF POLITICAL CANDIDATE NOW IN DODDS FOR A CIVIL CASE

    There are unconfirmed reports suggesting Hermon Lowe, a hopeful for the United Progressive Party, was arrested by court marshals after appearing in a case in District A Magistrates Court, Number One. At the end of representing himself in the matter before Magistrate Douglas Frederick, marshals escorted Lowe from the courtroom into a waiting van. He […]

    April 3, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments