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    June 18

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BERESFORD LEON PADMORE: Oh no, Freundel!

04 June 2010

FREUNDEL STUART IS the Deputy Prime Minister, Attorney General and Minister of Home Affairs of Barbados. In recent days he has made his first major insensitive blunder, which has given Barbadians the opportunity to see the impact, which the stress of high office seems... Read More

THE LOWDOWN: Master races

04 June 2010

TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR BBC is great. News updates every half-hour. Alas, as any husband will tell you, that isn't nearly enough. As every newscast begins, my wife crouches ready to pounce on whichever headline takes her fancy. She then runs with the subject like a star... Read More

GUEST COLUMN: Dr Esther and St George South

04 June 2010

THE DECISION to initiate constituency conferences was one that many of us did not fully understand. However, last Sunday there could be no question of my not attending my first constituency conference for St George South. Sometime towards the latter part of 2007 I... Read More

WHAT MATTERS MOST: Perspective

04 June 2010

THERE IS A SENSE in which being Machiavellian is the accepted norm for one to be regarded as a true politician. Such comments as "you are too honest or too soft to be a politician" are familiar in an arena where survival of the fittest is the mantra. Here the emphasis... Read More

New laws needed

04 June 2010

WITHIN THE PAST MONTH at least two very learned calls have been made for actions directed in the main to discovering what went wrong in relation to two regional corporate collapses and we support these calls, not least because the continuing recession and certain developments... Read More

NEW YORK, NEW YORK: AG for Caribbean cause

03 June 2010

ERIC HOLDER, the United States Attorney-General, knows where his loyalties lay but he has forgotten his roots. Ministers of security from the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica and diplomatic and other representatives from the rest of Caricom left a one day meeting... Read More

Leadership needed

03 June 2010

AN ARTICLE in the DAILY Nation of Thursday, May 27, reported some truly harsh comments by a senior West Indies Cricket Board official about the players the board employs. Now what did the official expect to achieve  by his comments? He only confirmed that he too is... Read More

BP spill shows up US Achilles heel

03 June 2010

NOTHING SEEMS to be going right for United States President Barack Obama. He must by now have come to the stark reality of the Shakespearean aphorism  that "all things that are; are with more spirit chased than enjoyed".  His presidency is taking a battering from the... Read More

THORNY ISSUE: Illiteracy comment a false stroke

02 June 2010

IN THE search for a solution to the problems of West Indies cricket I think foot-in-the-mouth disease is becoming an epidemic. The former chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dr Donald Peters, suffered from it, and his successor, Dr Ernest... Read More

NOTES FROM A NATIVE SON: Customer service

02 June 2010

AT A RECENT MEETING at the Barbados High Commission in London, a member of the audience told how he went  to see lawyers in Barbados on family business and two  of his attorney’s colleagues threatened to take off their jackets and fight him. Read More

New twist to meeting with Clinton

01 June 2010

LAST MONDAY'S report in the DAILY NATION of a likely visit to Barbados by United States Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to meet with Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers has come as a surprise to the Community Secretariat. A clarification is now being... Read More

BLABBERMOUT BABSIE: Blowin' in de win'!

01 June 2010

CHILE, DE POLITICAL win's o' change en only hit you-all up in Engelant, it blow from de norf all de way to de souf, hit Trinidad an' lif' Patrick Manning right outta office Mundy las' week! An' now, fuh de firs' time, Trinis got a lady Prime Minister, ef yuh please,... Read More

NEW DAWN – Mystery diagnosis

31 May 2010

APOLOGIES to readers. My column was missing because I was ill. Read More

EDITORIAL – No regrets; just lessons to be learnt

31 May 2010

WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE, there is little that separates politicians – anywhere. Read More

Chickens coming home – Wild Coot

31 May 2010

FUGU (blowfish), not my cup of tea! Barbados could well become an ignoble Read More

51-plus final exam – BC's Bdos

31 May 2010

TODAY I’LL do the English essay of the 11-Plus exam paper I began four Mondays ago Read More

How to care for the heart – Healing Herbs

31 May 2010

"Come follow me and I will make you fishers of men!" are profound words which were given to Read More

Do what pleases God – Altar Call

31 May 2010

As I made MY way into the sanctuary under the watchful eyes of some members, Read More

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Electric rate increase unfair

31 May 2010

I AM here in my study looking at a company’s electric bill. The reality of the Barbados Light & Power’s (BL&P) successful rate increase has now sunk in. Read More

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Kagan choice could be bad for marriages

31 May 2010

THE RADICAL pro-homosexual views of Solicitor General Elena Kagan could have dire implications for traditional marriage in America should her nomination to the Supreme Court be approved. Read More

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The Barbadian class within a class . . .

31 May 2010

APPROXIMATELY a year ago, Ralph “Bizzy” Williams wrote a letter to The NATION stating that races in Barbados mixed but didn’t socialise. Read More

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