Daily Archives: July 6, 2010

Another child rapist goes free in Barbados – Ho hum, what’s on the tely?

“If our “Justice System” cannot bring a child rapist to trial in ten years, what right does our “Justice System” even have to exist? We have a sham of a ‘justice’ system.”

… from our July 2, 2008 article Child Rape Haven Barbados – 12-Year-Old Girl Raped Ten Years Ago, No Trial For Ten Years

Where is the outrage? Where is the accountability for the incompetent prosecutors and managers of our Justice system?

If you think you’ve read about this story before, you haven’t: this is a new story about yet another child rapist released by the Barbados courts because after the accused was charged there was no trial for ten years. Continue reading

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts receives first Barbados entry in script writing contest

Who is our budding Oscar hopeful?

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition has received 6,304 entries for 2010, including first-time entries from Azerbaijan, Barbados, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cameroon, Uganda and Uruguay. The Academy will award up to five fellowships of $30,000 each in November. This year marks the competition’s 25th anniversary…

… from a press release by the Academy

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