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Tag Archives: slander

  1. 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
  2. It appears The Nation may have effed up big time? Licensing Authority not targeting Toyota Owners for interrogation

    The Barbados Licensing Authority is not subjecting owners of Toyota cars in Barbados to any unusually “thorough interrogation” or investigation that is not standard for all applicants registering any kind of vehicle. The comments from the senior Licensing Authority official follow the recent publication of a front page article by the Daily Nation, where it […]

    October 17, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. IPI launches #WEWANTCHANGE press freedom campaign

    Criminal defamation laws, the imprisonment of journalists, violent attacks on journalists, endemic impunity for such crimes and a spate of emerging restrictions on digital journalism are the five greatest challenges to press freedom around the world, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today as they launched their new campaign #WEWANTCHANGE. The campaign will feature the […]

    October 31, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  4. IPI hails partners for major victory in overhaul of country’s libel laws, urges Caribbean neighbours to follow suit

    In a milestone achievement for press freedom in the Caribbean, the Jamaican Parliament has approved a bill fully abolishing the offence of criminal defamation. Following a unanimous Senate vote in July, Jamaica’s House of Representatives on Nov. 5 passed the Defamation Bill 2013, which revamps the country’s libel legislation to better reflect international standards. The new law replaces both […]

    November 7, 2013PoliticalNo comments
  5. Cracking Heads & Target Practice: Jones can go fly a kite, issues need answers – Freundel is not only Leader allowing his MP’s to run amok… June 22, 2013Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments