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D-vided on Senate seats

31 May 2018

The councils of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) will officially meet today for the first time since last Thursday’s 30-0 drubbing in the General Election. And one of the items on the agenda will be whether to take up the offer of two Senate appointments made by... Read More

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Jones calls it a day

26 May 2018

Former Minister of Education Ronald Jones has called it quits as a politician. He made the announcement on his Facebook page yesterday. “I wish to express my sincerest thanks to the people of Christ Church East Central who gave me an opportunity to serve them... Read More

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Wait worth it for Husbands

25 May 2018

After an eventful 2018 election night in the St James SouthcConstituency, and more than six and a half hours of vote-counting, Sandra Husbands of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) was declared winner at minutes to six yesterday morning. She defeated Donville Inniss... Read More

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Santia beats dad’s record

25 May 2018

Santia Bradshaw was elated, but still humbled, as she spoke to the media after her win on Thursday night, ushering her return to the constituency of St Michael South East. Bradshaw recorded double figure wins in most polling districts, beating her opponents, Democratic... Read More

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Griffith: Case of home drums

25 May 2018

New Member of Parliament for St John, Charles Griffith, is not known for his musical ability. But for the history-making Barbados Labour Party representative, his triumph in Thursday’s General Election was all about his campaign mantra of “home drums beating first”.... Read More

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Eastmond: UPP will be back

25 May 2018

The United Progressive Party (UPP) will not disappear after failing to win a single seat in yesterday’s General Election. To loud applause during a televised speech from party headquarters in Strathclyde, St Michael, leader Lynette Eastmond said after taking a break,... Read More

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Mia, Bees create history  

25 May 2018

Mia Amor Mottley is now the Prime Minister-elect of Barbados. The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader and her team romped home to an unprecedented 30-nil victory at the polls last night, with a punishing defeat of the Democratic Labour Party (DLP). With the demolition,... Read More

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All o' Dem gone

25 May 2018

“I take full responsibility for the defeat.” These were the words of a clearly deflated Prime Minister Freundel Stuart as he pondered the overwhelming defeat of his Democratic Labour Party (DLP) at the polls yesterday. Standing virtually alone on stage at the... Read More

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Sinckler ousted by Rowe

25 May 2018

First-timer Neil Rowe has wrested the seat of St Michael North West from two-time incumbent Chris Sinckler. He beat the ex-Minister of Finance 2 489 to 1 991 votes in Thursday’s poll. The victory was confirmed by returning Officer Charles Haynes and Rowe’s entourage... Read More

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Schools closed, businesses to close at 1

25 May 2018

No school today and businesses will close at 1 p.m. This is the word from Prime Minister designate Mia Mottley. Read More

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Forde takes Christ Church West Central

25 May 2018

The people of Christ Church West Central have spoken. And resoundingly so. They surprised Adrian Forde with over 3 000 votes to incumbent Stephen Lashley's 1 100. He said while he was quietly confident he would win he thanked voters and supporters for believing in... Read More

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Mottley wins easily in St Michael North East

25 May 2018

The Queen Bee still rules the hive of St Michael North East. Mia Mottley was moments ago officially declared as the duly elected representative for the constituency by returning officer Gwendolyn Bridgeman-Bushell at 2:45 a.m. Mottley easily took care of the three... Read More

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BLP supporters start celebrations

25 May 2018

The party has already started for Mia Mottley in St Michael North East. Just over an hour ago, more than 200 Barbados Labour Party supporters converged on the grounds of the St Matthews Primary School, awaiting the eventual victory lap with their party leader. ... Read More

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Medic ahead of Lashley in Christ Church West Central

25 May 2018

With four boxes counted, the Barbados Labour Party's Adrian "Medic" Forde has 1 480 votes while incumbent Stephen Lashley of the Democratic Labour Party is trailing with 406 votes. Kenneth Lewis of Solutions Barbados is faring much better than the United Progressive... Read More

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Sutherland leading in St George South

25 May 2018

Results for St George South so far show Barbados Labour Party candidate Dwight Sutherland has a healthy lead in the 2018 General Elections. Sutherland has a lead of 1 274 after the count of five boxes. Returning officer Trevor King announced the following results:... Read More

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One box holding up counting at Deighton Griffith

24 May 2018

Returning officer Walter Jones is waiting on the special polling day box which is holding up the count at Deighton Griffith for Christ Church West Central. He currently has 20 boxes. Jones said he will brief media when the box arrives. Read More

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Counting stations prepare for vote tally

24 May 2018

Ballot boxes are being delivered to counting stations across the island as electoral officials prepare to begin counting votes following today’s General Elections. A two-hour voting extension was put in place at certain polling stations to facilitate Commonwealth... Read More

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Mia optimistic on Polling Day

24 May 2018

The heavy numbers at the polls mean a lot to Opposition Leader, Mia Mottley. When the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader arrived to cast her vote at the Eden Lodge Primary School this afternoon, she was asked by reporters if the early morning rush to polling stations... Read More

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Quiet time for voters at Fairy Valley station

24 May 2018

You could hear a pin drop as a handful of voters waited in line at Fairy Valley Wesleyan Holiness Church in Christ Church. The efficient polling officials marked the names off the register one by one and in less than ten minutes, it was all over. Read More

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Long waits plaguing voters

24 May 2018

Initial voting across Barbados appears to have unexpected congestion in some polling stations as the electorate arrived in their numbers earlier today. There are still long lines where some new voters have left without fulfilling their democratic right due to scheduling... Read More

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Strong show of voters up North

24 May 2018

There was a high voter turnout in the north today as Barbadians vote to elect their next government. In St Peter, St Lucy and St Andrew scores of voters turned out from the crack of dawn to vote and there was a steady flow of voters in and out the polling stations... Read More

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