Tag Archives: voting

  1. 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

    With close to 100 nominations received across the region, it is now your turn to help choose the FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in your community. “Over the past weeks we have been very heartened by the many nominations we have received highlighting the brave and selfless work of so many across our region who have […]

    September 18, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  3. CARICOM Scty. Gen. congratulates Jamaica’s Prime Minister on Election victory

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness and the Jamaica Labour Party on their victory in the General Elections of 3 September 2020, and has given the assurance of CARICOM’s full support.. “The people of Jamaica must be commended for the successful conduct of the Elections, […]

    September 9, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  4. Christian Youth Foundation Condemns Racism in Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago recently had its General Elections on August 10th. This election witnessed unprecedented levels of racism . The Christian Youth Foundation, an organization made up of members from diverse ethnic backgrounds , hereby condemns all forms of racism and hate speech. We ask that every effort be made for healing and reconciliation to […]

    August 18, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  5. Tribute to Professor Owen Arthur, Former PM of B’dos 1994-2008

    Mr Chairman I join my colleagues from CARICOM countries in thanking you for agreeing to celebrate the life of Professor the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados. It is fitting that this meeting coincides with his funeral service now taking place in Barbados. Owen Arthur was elected by the people to serve […]

    August 17, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  6. B’dos Olympic Assoc. Announces Candidates for 2020 Elections

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has announced the candidates seeking election at its Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing all the major sports meets, including the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, to be cancelled or postponed this year, the major items on the agenda will […]

    August 12, 2020Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  7. More Opposition MPs will quit, says Bermuda’s Leader of the Opposition

    Bermuda’s Leader of the Opposition said this weekend he expected more politicians to resign as he revealed his party’s candidate for a by-election. Craig Cannonier said he was “delighted” to announce that Vic Ball, a former One Bermuda Alliance senator, will fight to fill the Smith’s West seat left in the wake of Trevor Moniz […]

    August 11, 2020PoliticalNo comments

    CARICOM welcomes the conclusion of the Guyana General and Regional Elections of 2 March 2020 with the declaration of the final results. The 15 Member Caribbean Community congratulates His Excellency Mohammed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) on their victory at the polls. The Chairman of […]

    August 7, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. 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
  10. SKN Prime Minister appoints brother in law Jermaine Lake and ex campaign manager Patrick Welcome as Returning Officers

    C A V E A T Prime Minister of St Kitts & Nevis – Dr Timothy Harris, who rejected the names of 8 of the 11 Returning Officers selected by the Supervisor of Elections, Mr Elvin Bailey for the June 5, general elections has named his brother in law, Jermaine Sacky Lake and his Campaign […]

    May 25, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Opposition Leader Dr Denzil Douglas calls for date for SKN general elections

    Former prime minister The Right Hon Dr Denzil Douglas on Wednesday night offered his St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party to the people of the twin-island federation as a legitimate, competent and compassionate government following the announcement earlier by Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris that the National Assembly had been dissolved on Tuesday. “I find […]

    May 14, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. St Kitts’ Leader says GG Agreed To Dissolve Parliament On May 12

    My Fellow Citizens and Residents: “It was on February 18, 2015, that the mantle of leadership of our beloved Country fell on my shoulders when I was sworn in as the third Prime Minister of our nation of St. Kitts and Nevis. With the able assistance of my colleagues, I have endeavoured to wear that […]

    May 14, 2020Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Power Over People? SKN Opposition Leader expects Kittitians to ignore Novel Coronavirus Pandemic and vote

    Pointing that the coronavirus – COVID19 – introduced a new norm in St Kitts and Nevis, Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), The Rt Hon Dr Denzil L Douglas said Tuesday that if people can line up to shop at supermarkets and pharmacies and do business at banks, they can also line […]

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Political, UncategorizedNo comments
  14. NRP Candidate Cleone Stapleton-Simmonds wins Nevis’ by-election

    Mrs. Cleone Stapleton-Simmonds of the Nevis Reformation Party (NRP) whose symbol was the bottle emerged winner in the St. Thomas’ Parish, Lowlands Nevis 5 by-election held on March 05, 2020. The results were announced by Mr. Elvin Bailey, Supervisor of Elections from the Cotton Ground Police Station where the ballots were counted 3 1/2 hours […]

    March 19, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  15. #SKN opposition leader and envoys from #Bridgetown #US Embassy discuss issues, concerns ahead of 2020 poll

    Officials of the Barbados-based Embassy of the United States held discussions with St Kitts and Nevis’ Leader of the Opposition and National Political Leader of the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), Dr Denzil L. Douglas. Dr Douglas highlighted the late attempt by Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris to change the electoral boundaries on the eve […]

    February 18, 2020Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. SKNLP candidates assigned ministries in shadow cabinet

    The eight candidates of the opposition St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) have been assigned ministries and subject matters in a shadow cabinet released recently. SKNLP National Political Leader and Parliamentary Representative for St Christopher 6, Dr Denzil L Douglas, has the Ministry of Finance and Office of the Prime Minister including Citizenship By Investment, Human […]

    January 15, 2020Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  17. Antigua and Barbuda praises Bolivian President for Electoral Decision

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the Organisation of American States, Sir Ronald Sanders, wrote to the Chair of the OAS Permanent Council, hailing the decision of the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, to hold fresh Presidential elections, following the findings of “irregularities” by an OAS audit of the October 20th presidential elections. After consultations with […]

    November 12, 2019Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. (HUMOR) DLP claim Mottley Administration letting people down

    The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is accusing the Mia Amor Mottley Administration for claiming overseas how all is well here, while the average Barbadian endures hardship. DLP president Verla De Peiza, speaking yesterday at a press conference at Charlton Chambers, Whitepark Road, St Michael, gave the Government a failing grade, adding it was not meeting […]

    October 17, 2019Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  19. Attorney General of #Barbados, Dale Marshall Speaks to Freedom Of Information 2

    More of Attorney General Dale Marshall‘s comments on addressing #Corruption as well as Medicinal #Cannabis as he spoke with media workers in #Barbados on Aug. 11th. Mr. Marshall outlined the background to many critical issues which affect #blogging and #journalism during the annual general meeting of the Barbados Association of #Journalists and Media Workers, it […]

    August 18, 2019Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Leclanché and Government of St. Kitts Agree to Build Largest Solar Generation Plus Storage Project in Caribbean

    The largest solar generation plus energy storage project ever to be built in the Caribbean has been announced by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, the state-owned St. Kitts Electric Company (SKELEC) and Leclanché SA, one of the world’s leading energy storage companies. The 35.6 MW solar energy plant and 44.2 MWh battery storage […]

    August 9, 2019Technology1 comment
  21. 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
  22. The United Progressive Party Says ‘Thanks’

    The United Progressive Party thanks you, the people of Barbados, for welcoming our candidates into your homes and into your lives. The UPP salutes all of the candidates who contested the 2018 election, whether you were victorious our not, it is by your efforts that we keep our democratic traditions alive. We also thank those […]

    May 27, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is satisfied with the general behaviour of the Public, supporters of various Political Parties and individual candidates thus far; they shared in a statement they’re also pleased with Campaign managers and officials for maintaining a consistently high standard. The Force notes this Election was particularly challenging on police resources; despite […]

    May 24, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    After a false accusation made in a political meeting by the ruling Democratic Labour Party and a so-called corroboration by 2013’s failed Opposition Leader Owen Arthur, a clear the air statement was made by the father of the current Political Leader of the BLP and Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition – Mia Amor Mottley. […]

    May 20, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Solutions Barbados – St Elizabeth Hardcourts, St Joseph

    Travel along Horse Hill, make your way on to the newly constructed road, come to the junction just past St. Elizabeth Primary, make right turn past the sheltered bus stop on right and St. Elizabeth facilities on the right.

    May 20, 2018Political, Video GalleryNo comments