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Barbados Cyber Crime Bill 2023 and the Plot Against Online Privacy

As the Barbados Government pushed for a January 31 deadline for Barbadians to get a digital ID, renewed concern about the security of such IDs raised its head once more.…

Israel Update

Israel at War: Breaking News Hezbollah’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, is threatening escalation of the Israel-Hamas war at his organization’s Martyrs’ Day commemoration. Hezbollah is an Iranian proxy that operates out…

Barbados Sides With UN Resolution Against Israel

On Friday 27 October 2023, Barbados joined 119 other countries at the United Nations in calling on Israel to cease fire and stop its military operation against Hamas, the terrorist…

Arrogance Escalating in Government & Corporate Barbados

It is anybody’s guess whether the Prime Minister’s most recent initiative is going to make any dent into the behaviour of government departments towards Barbadian citizens. If the character of…

Barbados Trident ID Card As Proof of Address? LOL?

It is strange how many people cry “conspiracy theory” when something negative is said about digital IDs or when people are skeptical about so-called climate change or about the several…

CEO Thraenhart Terminated from Barbados Tourism Agency: More in the Mortar?

On Thursday 10 August, the BMTI (Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc) announced, via the government official news agency GIS (Government Information Service), that by mutual agreement, it had decided to part…

Climate Change, Pseudoscience and The Bridgetown Initiative

Silencing Science If you know the history of Greenpeace, you know that Dr. Patrick Moore is more than a credible voice on climate change and associated environmental concerns. In a…

The 2023 Barbados Budget- Matters Arising

If there is one thing that was not disappointing in this year’s budget speech is its length. In a speech that began at 3.00 pm and lasted for 4 hours…

The Barbados General Election 2022: Unfinished Business

One year and nearly two full months have passed since the snap election called for 19 January 2022. And yet no official results, pending or otherwise have been published by…

Barbadians Awake as Government Becomes Woke

The term “woke” has taken root in the vernacular vocabulary in roughly the time period that Donald Trump made the expression “fake news” very popular. For those who are still…