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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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