Daily Archives: September 6, 2012

Barbados Energy & Commerce Ministers skip Barbados Energy forum

Barbados Light & Power sidesteps Wind Farm question from Bajan Reporter

Where to start? It seems that Energy Minister Senator D’Arcy Boyce, Commerce Minister Senator  Haynesley Benn and Environment Minister Denis Lowe had better things to do than to attend a key gathering of Energy officials looking at assessments and costs for energy. That didn’t bother St Lucia’s Minister of Energy, Science & Technology though, who flew to Barbados for the conference.

Then Ian Bourne of Bajan Reporter started asking those difficult questions that polite (read ‘timid’) journalists don’t ask.

Ian posted a video of Peter Williams of Barbados Light & Power doing the old side-step to avoid the issue of Wind Farm noise and health concerns.

Worth your time at Bajan Reporter: Barbados Light & Power’s Peter Williams breezes over wind turbine concerns

Ian Bourne: Feared journalist… or just a pain in the butt?   Continue reading

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Fundraiser for Barbados Cancer Hospice to be held JFK Airport Hilton, New York City

Barbados Cancer Association USA (BACA), Inc.

Invites you to

~NOSTALGIA~

A Fundraiser for the Hospice in Barbados

An event with the flair , music and more of the 1970’s Be creative and dress to impress in the outfits of the era: Bell bottoms, maxi dresses, hot pants., minis, platform shoes. Any afro’s around?

$100.00

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Hilton JFK Airport
144-02 135th Avenue, Jamaica NY 11436

Groove to the music of Batch Productions

Participate in the Auction, Raffle & win lovely prizes For tickets please call: EDWARD 718-308-6317 • JANICE 347-262-7724 • JESSICA 516-376-7779 • MAUREEN 718-763-9648 • SHIRLEY 917-583-5141

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The Earl Victor story: Barbados jails man four years with no charges and no bail

“At each court appearance, the Chief prosecutor Leacock and his deputies will threaten this indigent young man with a life sentence for refusing to plead guilty for a crime he did not commit.”

Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s Hidden Secret on Human Rights Abuse Exposed!

Published by BFP as received from Nora

With foreign investments in Barbados disappearing at an alarming rate due to a justice system’s slow to dispense justice. One must ask if the Government of Barbados intentionally hoodwink the US State Department during 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights DEMOCRACY, and LABOR Report release May 24, 2012 into believing all was well with its citizens on this tiny Caribbean nation.

http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/2011/wha/186489.htm

Barbadians who are too black, too poor or unknown family name are not being accorded equal and fair justice in a timely manner. Current Barbadian constitution provides a persons charged with criminal offenses be given a fair public hearing without unnecessary delay by an independent, impartial court or a speedy trial by jury.

As the constitution prohibits arbitrary arrest and imprisonment, the government has mislead the US State department into believing it generally respected these rights in practice, when in fact there are between 100 and 200 persons in pretrial detention at various times during the year. While the length of pretrial detention may vary from one case to another; there are confirmed reports of extended periods of pretrial detention and human rights abuse committed by Attorney General Adriel Dermont Braithwaite and Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Charles Leacock and Police Commission Darwin Dottin. Continue reading

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