Tag Archives: protest

  1. Saturday, July 4th a joint picket to be held outside of US Embassy

    This month Israel’s Government plans to formally steal large swathes of the Occupied Palestinian Territory, culminating decades of gradual de facto annexation through the appropriation of land, forcible displacement of the Palestinian population, and the transfer of an Israeli settler population into the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Israel is only able to maintain its regime of […]

    July 2, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments

    (Editor’s Note – This was submitted before the Unions and Private Sector finally got up and started doing what should have been done ever since! It is interesting to note the march is 2 days before the 80th Anniversary of the 1937 Uprising… Our contributor? He’s a popular employee of one of the construction firms […]

    July 23, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Supermarket Chain Joins Art Holdings, Williams Industries, Woolworth and growing list of Companies taking part in tomorrow’s march against the NSRL

    Carlton and Emerald City supermarkets will close from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m on Monday 24th July in support of the Barbados Private Sector Associations’ call to send a strong message to Government that the country is in dire straights and there’s urgent need for Government to meet with the other social partnership members to […]

    July 23, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. “Walk for Relief” (Walk4Relief) – Tuesday 11th July 2017 at 10:30 am

    The leaders of the four major trade unions, their respective shop stewards and all interested persons are asked to gather at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 at 10:30 am for the “Walk for Relief” (Walk4Relief). The purpose of this walk to Parliament is to deliver letters outlining the Unions’ objections to the recently […]

    July 10, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Education Minister urges Caribbean people and Barbadians don’t be cattle and march blindly

    A minister of the Freundel Stuart regime is comparing people of the region, Barbadians inclusive, to cows and other bovines… Education Minister Ronald Jones was delivering a keynote address for the opening of a workshop from the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutes in Hastings recently. The Barbadian cabinet minister even went so far as to […]

    June 26, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  6. Thousands listen as Opposition MP suggests Education Minister may be abusing Chinese gift

    A rally organised by the Opposition which drew 10,000 supporters heard the Prime Minister needs to keep a tighter leash on his Cabinet… Immediately after the march around Bridgetown, a rally was held at Jubilee Gardens opposite Courts Unicomer on Lower Broad St, speakers included Kerrie Symmonds the parliamentary representative for St James Central who […]

    March 13, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. St Joseph residents demand for Water Resources Minister to step down

    Approximately 200 protesters marched in front of the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) Headquarters in the Pine, St Michael, with placards telling the woes of the shortage of the precious resource for use in daily activities. The placard bearers came from Bowling Alley, Newton Crescent, Bissex, Chimborazo, Horse Hill and Branchbury and some said they barely […]

    September 12, 2016Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Barbados’ Opposition Leader – People have the power, not people in power

    At least 1,000 Barbadians braved the May summer heat with the Opposition Barbados Labour Party and responded to their call to go walking for justice. While calling for healing in the nation, BLP leader Mia Mottley not only decried Government’s handling of the country. She zeroed in on recent layoffs in the public sector as […]

    May 22, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Declaration of War: All hands on deck, High Noon – BWU ready to leash the Pit Bull?

    Barbados appears to be facing a national shutdown of various services, as the Barbados Workers Union claims the Water Authority’s management has continuously ignored agreements and the Executive Council has given the nod to consider ramping up protests. The Barbados Workers Union (BWU) placed a clarion call for all public servants to attend an urgent […]

    March 23, 2016BusinessNo comments
  10. Management responds to kitchen walk-out at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    The Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital acknowledged some members of the kitchen staff walked off the job around 4:00 p.m. Thursday and did not take up their positions at the start of the 6:00 a.m. shift on Friday. However, the contingency plan which was put in place when the island was impacted by Tropical […]

    September 21, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. Straight Outta Compton: Exclusive Behind the Scenes Featurette – Dr. Dre, Ice Cube

    The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

    August 25, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments

    “I cannot drive around and see this garbage piling up when I can get the resources to get it removed, but I cannot do it all over Barbados overnight.” This assertion from Businessman Anderson Cherry, Chief Executive Officer of Jose Y Jose Liquid and Solid Waste Management Inc. “I am aware that the Sanitation Services now has […]

    July 26, 2015NatureNo comments

    Prime Minister Fumble Freundel Stuart has lamented what he refers to as a new era of industrial relations in Barbados, describing it as “choke and rob industrial relations“. Mr. Stuart recently decreed to the media over the “involuntary retirement dispute” don’t mind the fool is past 60 himself involving the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation and the National […]

    July 15, 2015Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  14. BIDC says Retirement of staff in line with Laws of Barbados, they’re now sending matter for Courts to decide

    At a recent meeting chaired by the Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator the Dr. Esther Byer; representatives of the Board and Management of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) met with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). The BIDC is satisfied that it has done all it can […]

    July 11, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  15. Sanitation Service Authority off the job, are trucks fixed by SSA Mechanics or do they Transfer the Technology? July 10, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. While NUPW and BIDC face off, what happened to the severed NCC employees? July 10, 2015Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. “PM Stuart to step in, says Byer” Has Esther ever intervened directly, or only when seeking divorce?

    CAVEAT This salvo of sarcasm was fueled with material from both the Barbados Advocate and Nation Publishing 😉 THE IMPASSE BETWEEN the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) and the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is heading for Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s ears. As the island experiences a very mild & ineffectual street demonstration […]

    July 6, 2015BusinessNo comments
  18. Fontabelle Newspaper claims “Hundreds turn out for protest” – Guess Opposition will try to claim credit?

    HUNDREDS OF WORKERS have responded to the trade unions’ call to turn out for todays’ protest action which started in Queen’s Park. (BajanReporter’s NOTE: There were so many ways the Union could have poked holes in Govt’s contention or even had the protest action since last year – what do they say to NCC employees […]

    July 6, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  19. Trotty Strikes Back? “Enter BWU” according to Nation Publishing

    The island’s largest trade union has moved from moral support to calling out some of its public sector members for today’s strike action organised by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW). (BajanReporter’s NOTE: If the Unions are so serious, then what of the plight of NCC laid off since 2014? Why engage a national […]

    July 6, 2015CartoonsNo comments
  20. Bizzy Williams & the “Old Colonial System” – by David Comissiong

    Our nation will be celebrating 50 years of “Independence” next year, but there is overwhelming evidence that crucial components of the “Old Colonial System” are still very much alive and well in today’s Barbados ! And one particularly odious remnant is that aspect of the “Old Colonial System” that traditionally permitted elite white Barbadian businessmen […]

    May 28, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. New Year’s Day Message: Congress of Trade Unions & Staff Associations of Barbados

    Fellow Barbadians, we have much to be thankful for as we ruminate on our past and stand on the threshold of 2015. Over the past four hundred years we have had a relatively peaceful and stable developmental path. Barbados has from time to time experienced critical moments in its historical development, and it is to […]

    December 31, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. CHRISTMAS DAY MESSAGE 2014: Congress of Trade Unions & Staff Associations of Barbados

    The Yuletide season is a special time of the year. It is the season in which people around the world engage in festivities to commemorate and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. As we celebrate Christmas, we do so by promoting peace and love as our watch words. Barbadians like all other people around the […]

    December 25, 2014PoliticalNo comments

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: The Press Conference was limited before it began, Dr Suckoo says she would only deal with Tribunal matters and nothing else, this is crap, since many Bajans are saying she is so ineffectual as Labour Minister she should step down and I wanted to ask on the matter – it was small consolation […]

    December 22, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. “Not only cricket but West Indian self-worth at stake” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    In a letter to the President of the West Indies Cricket Board of Control (WICB), Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron, the Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves made a compelling statement about the existential threat to West Indian cricket. He said “I do not think this huge, complicated matter can be handled […]

    November 2, 2014Cricket, EditorialNo comments
  25. ‘Leviathan’ – Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russian Drama

    A present day social drama spanning multiple characters about the human insecurity in a “new country” which gradually unwinds to a mythological scale concerning the human condition on earth entirely.

    October 26, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments