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Barbados Kensington Oval Nominated For Structural Steel Engineering Award… But Can We Eat It?

Yes folks, the news is in… Our “like new used only once” Kensington Oval has been nominated for the 2008 Structural Steel Design Awards by Corus (Europe’s second largest steel producer) and the British Constructional Steel Association. Does that make … Continue reading

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President of 3S Structural Steel Solutions May Be Stripped Of Order Of The British Empire – MBE

“MBE – Jonathan Laszlo Danos, For services to British exports to Latin and Central America.” So announced the BBC News on Friday, June 16, 2000 on the occasion of The Queen’s Birthday Honours. (BBC link here) “Member Of The Order … Continue reading

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President Of Barbados Flyover Contractor 3S Structural Steal Solutions Being Sued For Fraud, Kickbacks In Jamaican Bridge Project!

Can’t Our Government Deal With Anyone But Crooks ? 3S Structural Steel Solutions’ President Jonathan Danos is being sued by his former employer, Mabey and Johnson Limited, in a fraudulent contracting scheme involving secret kickbacks on a bridge project for … Continue reading

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Should news media cooperate with the Barbados government to delay publishing news?

Barbados Free Press intends to print any news “embargoed” by the government. Last Saturday, November 6, 2010 in the wee hours of the morning, Barbados Free Press was the first to publish the news that gas, diesel and kerosene prices … Continue reading

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Two ways of reporting Standard & Poors’ Barbados downgrade

Happy Face reporting continues to undermine credibility of Barbados news media Nation News says Barbados S&P rating “Going down” Wall Street Journal says “brink of junk” Reading about the same subject in the Wall Street Journal and The Nation makes … Continue reading

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Barbados Flyover Builder Jonathan Danos Posts Photos On flickr – But Not A Word About His Involvement In Corrupt Activities With Mabey & Johnson

Jonathan Danos Participated In Corruption for Years – According To Jonathan Danos! As Mr. Danos no doubt would agree, once the manure hits the fan it is difficult to avoid getting some on you. And Jonathan Danos is now covered … Continue reading

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Barbados Free Press Posts Article Three Thousand (#3000)

Welcome to BFP’s 3,000th Article! Barbados Free Press published our first article on January 17, 2006, and right away we let the world know where we stood on Integrity, Transparency and Accountability of elected and appointed public officials in Barbados. … Continue reading

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Hallam Nichols, Owen Arthur and the Crooked Business of “Commissions” On Barbados Government Expenditures

How $100 Million Out Of Every Billion Dollars Spent By Government Goes To Crooked Politicians & Their Friends See that new Government vehicle driving down the road? Maybe it is a SSA truck, or a supervisor’s auto from the Ministry … Continue reading

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How Owen Arthur and his Government Ministers Set Up The ABC-Flyover Project To Fill Their Secret Offshore Bank Accounts

Cost Overruns Were Not Incompetence: They Were Theft My friends, for the past 14 years we have seen one major government project after another double, triple or quadruple in cost with no accounting ever given. Whatever the BLP government touched … Continue reading

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Barbados Flyover Contractor Jonathan Danos Admits Paying Huge Bribes To Caribbean Government Officials & Their Middlemen

Photo: From left: President of 3S Barbados SRL, Jonathan Danos, Minister of Public Works and Transport Gline Clarke, and Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Clyde Mascoll Danos Explains How Bridge & Flyover Kickbacks And Bribes Work If … Continue reading

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Guyana’s Crooked NYPD Policing Adviser Indicted In USA On Corruption Charges – Sounds Like Some Recent Barbados Government Hirings!

Told You So! We Warned Guyana Against Hiring Bernard Kerik Guyana’s former big-shot policing and security adviser has just been indicted (again!) on corruption charges in New York State. (News stories here & here) From about August of 2006 until … Continue reading

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DLP Supporter All Upset At Barbados Free Press Over Hardwood Housing and Lawyers – So, Let’s Hear Them Out…

A DLP supporter sent us the following – which we will print in full as received. The letter contains some comments from the DLP supporter taking Barbados Free Press to task for failing to cover the Hardwood Housing scandal as … Continue reading

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Barbados Prime Minister’s Office To Companies Registrar: “Hotels and Resorts Ltd. Is it a private or Government owned company?”

Adrian Loveridge spent yesterday researching the government records of various companies. One of the most fascinating little pieces to surface was about the GEMS Hotels fiasco… “A hand written memo from the Office of The Prime Minister dated 1st october … Continue reading

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Barbados Free Press Now Moderates All Comments – A Necessary Change After Weeks Of Cyber Attacks By Barbados Government

For Almost Two Years… Since January 17, 2006, Barbados Free Press has been not only a publisher of news and information, this blog has been an open forum where Bajans and others have enjoyed the freedom to discuss issues and … Continue reading

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Triumph Of The Blogs’ Print Editions – Nation News Shamed Into Reporting Fraud Allegations Against Barbados Flyover Contractor, But Their Carefully Managed Story Still Communicates A Lie

Nation News Held Story For At Least Eleven Days – Then Still Engaged In Damage Control For The Government! After hiding a story of corruption allegations from the Barbados public for at least eleven days, the Nation News today finally … Continue reading

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Barbados Free Press Launches Print Edition

Printable Edition Of Controversial Barbados Blog Now Available! “This will shake things up a bit…” Barbados Free Press is pleased to announce that the first edition of our printable BFP news flyer is now available for downloading. Readers can print … Continue reading

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TELL YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, CO-WORKERS: Barbados Media Hides 3S Fraud Scandal From Bajan Citizens

“Years from now, Friday September 7, 2007 will be remembered as the day that the news media of Barbados formally announced surrender to Bajan strongman Owen Arthur. Barbados citizens cannot trust their news media.” Barbados News Media Again Proves It … Continue reading

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Flyover Files Missing From Barbados Government Corporate Affairs Office

Same Old Same Old: Government Cover-ups & “Misplaced” Files A solid source informs Barbados Free Press that the company files for Structural Steel Solutions LLC (3S) flyover project have disappeared from the Barbados Government Corporate Affairs & Intellectual Property Office. … Continue reading

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