Monthly Archives: August 2011

Green Scene

Regular and heavy rainfall is wreaking havoc on the roads of Barbados. While this is occurring, breathtaking scenes of green are being created in areas that have not yet become concrete jungles. If you live in urban Barbados, you are … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

“Mr. Speaker Sir, over the last year we have heard of many issues raised by the OECD with regard to peer reviews and exchange of information and Barbados being placed on a “grey list”.  The low level of filing by … Continue reading

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Wanted: One Maid With An Eye For Detail

Barbados Today – 17/08/2011 digital edition,  Page 46 & Page 47 highlighted the plight of a pensioner living in conditions that are either becoming more prevalent or drawn to the media’s attention more readily than in the past. Mention is … Continue reading

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The New And Improved Bajan

According to the UN’s Human Development Index Barbados is #42 in the world and #3 in the Americas. 10 highest HDIs Rank Country HDI New 2010 estimates for 2010 Very high human development 1  United States 0.902 2  Canada 0.888 … Continue reading

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Holes All Over The Country

On Friday 5 August, the editorial in  Barbados Today focused on potholes that were appearing on highways across the country.  That reminded me that I needed to highlight the extremely bad state of a “road” I travel on regularly. A … Continue reading

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The Long And Lonely Road

The road looks long and the load is heavy, but no journey was ever completed without taking the first step. To reach the end of the road requires one step at a time. That is all that is necessary, nothing … Continue reading

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Poor-Rakey Journalism At Its Worse? Barbados Today Story Rejected

Barbados Today – 05/08/2011 digital edition reports that there is mounting concerns among expatriates, that they are not being allowed to stay on the island for as long as they want after “spending millions of dollars on condos, villas and … Continue reading

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