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Election Snapshots

24 May 2018

Residents woke up early and went in their numbers to cast their ballots today across Barbados. The long-anticipated General Election Day had finally arrived and first time voters lined up with their parents, the elderly, infirmed, disabled and political candidates,... Read More

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Stuart calls on supporters to make the right choice

23 May 2018

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart reiterated his campaign warning about the choices in tomorrow's election. The right choice by voters is the Democratic Labour Party, he said. "If you make the wrong choice tomorrow you cannot be heard to complain," he told party... Read More

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Humphrey stresses importance of voting tomorrow

23 May 2018

Tomorrow's General Elections are of historic significance for Kirk Humphrey. Speaking from the stage of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) platform at the Bay Street Esplanade tonight, the candidate for St Michael South said tomorrow's vote reminded him of August 1,... Read More

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DLP returns to Independence Square for final meeting

23 May 2018

Democratic Labour Party supporters have crammed into the space of its stomping ground, Independence Square, hours before voting begins tomorrow. In the shadow of the statue of National Hero Errol Barrow, four candidates have reflected on the work of the Democratic... Read More

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BLP campaign enters final stage

23 May 2018

Barbados Labour Party (BLP) supporters have converged at the Bay Street Esplanade in their thousands for the BLP's final meeting ahead of the 2018 General Election. Candidates Marsha Caddle, Neil Rowe and Wilfred Abrahams have all taken to the stage to remind the... Read More

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King urges voters to support BLP

23 May 2018

The task at hand is getting out to the polls and voting the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) into office. Candidate for St Philip West John King told the large crowd gathered at the BLP meeting at Lodge Road, Christ Church on Tuesday night that they have “a task on their... Read More

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Cappy Greenidge tells tale of two leaders

23 May 2018

Barbados has two leaders - one who is on the cusp of creating history and one who will be riding off into the sunset - on the wrong side of history. That is how former Barbados Labour Party government minister, Rudolph “Cappy” Greenidge has analysed BLP Leader Mia... Read More

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Sealy: IMF a last resort for Dems

23 May 2018

Over the past ten years the Freundel Stuart administration has tried its best to avoid going to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for any assistance, says Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy. Sealy made this disclosure last night while... Read More

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DLP government 'loitered'

23 May 2018

“Loitering with intent”. That is how Wilfred Abrahams, the Barbados Labour Party candidate for Christ Church East, described the extra time taken by government before the General Election was called. And Abrahams, an attorney-at-law, accused the Democratic Labour... Read More

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Police commend campaign behaviour

23 May 2018

The Royal Barbados Police Force has commended the general behaviour of the public, supporters of political parties and individual candidates thus far ahead of tomorrow’s General Elections. Police public relations officer acting Inspector Rodney Inniss thanked the... Read More

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BLP out to destroy, charges Williams

23 May 2018

Democratic Labour Party candidate for the City, Henderson Williams, has charged that the Barbados Labour Party's politics is about attempting to destroy people. Williams levelled this charge at the BLP last night while addressing a political meeting in Deacons Farm,... Read More

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Mottley: Six Roads prime area for development

23 May 2018

The fast-developing Six Roads location in St Philip is an ideal area for national infrastructural development, says Barbados Labour Party (BLP) political leader, Mia Mottley. Speaking at a BLP meeting there Friday night on an unoccupied spot to the west of popular... Read More

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PM denounces bloodline politics

23 May 2018

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has warned Barbadians not to be ensnared by “Mottleyism.” Returning to the subject of the social status of Opposition leader Mia Mottley during a meeting at Roberts Road, Haggatt Hall Wednesday night, the Prime Minister told DLP supporters... Read More

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Trevor Prescod: Facing challenges head on

23 May 2018

Fighting the growing scourge of poverty in Barbados is what Trevor Prescod, Barbados Labour Party candidate for St. Michael East is determined to do if his party wins the next election. “Don’t tell me that the per capita income of Barbados is higher than anyplace... Read More

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Duguid queries if Dems flying in voters

23 May 2018

Is it true that the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is chartering flights to Barbados with voters? This is what Dr William Duguid, the Christ Church West candidate for the Barbados Labour Party, wants to know. Dr Duguid who was speaking at the BLP’s political meeting... Read More

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Sinckler: Remember where you came from

23 May 2018

Chris Sinckler got nostalgic as he addressed his hometown of St Michael North West, reflecting on the work done by his office to help those who came from a background similar to his. He spoke about a little publicised school assistance programme as he pointed to... Read More

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Solutions government would knight Owen

22 May 2018

The knighting Of Former Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur is a sure thing under a Solutions Barbados government. Leader of the party Grenville Phillips II made this promise on Tuesday night at Queens Park during the formal announcement of his party’s 28 candidates.... Read More

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Rihanna backing Mottley for PM?

22 May 2018

Rihanna’s apparent endorsement of Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader Mia Mottley, came as a shock to one of her closest friends Leandra Goodridge and caused some excitement on social media. Earlier today, Mottley took over the Instagram Stories of leading local... Read More

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DLP camp advised not to get distracted

22 May 2018

Be careful in the final stages of campaigning. That's the warning from Democratic Labour Party candidate for St James North Harry Husbands who was speaking at a meeting on Monday night in Belleplaine, St Andrew. Husbands told the DLP supporters Barbados Labour... Read More

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Cumberbatch: We can do the job

22 May 2018

Democratic Labour Party candidate for St Peter Dave Cumberbatch believes his party has what it takes to take the country forward. Addressing a gathering tonight at Belleplaine, St Andrew in support of Irene Sandiford-Garner, Cumberbatch stressed that the government... Read More

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Hyatt needed for job creation, says City hopeful

22 May 2018

People living in the City are depending on the construction of the Hyatt Hotel to get much-needed jobs. So said the Democratic Labour Party’s candidate, Henderson Williams, as he rebuked people for attempting to block the construction of what is to be a multi-million... Read More

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