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Whitewater West Waterslides “Problematic, Cracking” In Hays Aquatic Park, Kansas

As with any company that has been in business for a while, the engineering firm hired to create the controversial Caribbean Splash Waterpark in Graeme Hall, Barbados has had a few unsatisfied customers. What is unusual about today’s story is … Continue reading

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Caribbean Splash Waterpark Developer Laments Barbados Town Hall Meeting

Hey… sometimes those pesky citizens with their environmental concerns and bothersome questions get in the way of a good business plan. How dare they! A “shocked” water park developer Matthew Kerins tries to give a positive interview to The Barbados … Continue reading

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Caribbean Splash Waterpark Developer Says Barbados Government “Cannot Back Out Of The Deal…”

Is There A Signed Memorandum Of Understanding? Hey… we thought we heard from some in the BLP that there was “no deal” (backroom or otherwise) on the proposed Caribbean Splash water park , but Mathew Kerins, the developer and principal … Continue reading

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OUTRAGE! Town Hall Meeting Learns Barbados PM Arthur Ordered Waterpark Built On Sensitive Watershed!

OUTRAGE IN THE COMMUNITY A Town Hall Meeting was told last night that Prime Minister Owen Arthur and Mr. Leonard Nurse of (then of the Barbados Ministry of Housing, Lands and the Environment) met privately with the developer of the … Continue reading

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Barbados Caribbean Splash Waterpark – What Happens When It Goes Bankrupt?

What Happens When The Waterpark Goes Bankrupt? No study ever considered it. No engineering report even mentions it. And worst of all, the proposed agreement by the Government of Barbados to lease land to Caribbean Splash Inc. fails to protect … Continue reading

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Scoundrels! Caribbean Splash Waterpark Meeting Date Confusion – UPDATED

UPDATE: Friday July 7, 2006 9:23am We are now told verbally that the Caribbean Splash waterpark meeting is in fact still on Monday, July 10, 2006. We are told that the article in the Nation was incorrect in stating that … Continue reading

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Barbados Caribbean Splash Waterpark A Bad Idea For Graeme Hall

No Waterpark At Graeme Hall NO SPLASH AT GRAEME HALL (Why building the Caribbean Splash Water Park at Graeme Hall is a bad idea) TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Executive Summary 2. Is a Water Park a good idea for Barbados? … Continue reading

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No Waterpark At Graeme Hall

NO SPLASH AT GRAEME HALL (Why building the Caribbean Splash Water Park at Graeme Hall is a bad idea) TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Executive Summary 2. Is a Water Park a good idea for Barbados? 3. Why the proposed location … Continue reading

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Barbados Caribbean Splash Waterpark – Rumours Of Meetings

Hey folks, Is there anyone out there who can confirm the dates and locations of any public meetings having to do with the Caribbean Splash Waterpark? Did we miss an newspaper or radio announcement? Previous BFP June 27, 2006 Article:  … Continue reading

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Barbados Group Calls For Creation of Graeme Hall National Park – Issues Watershed Management Plan – Stunning Revelations

A Barbados group calling itself “Friends of Graeme Hall” today called for the creation of a Graeme Hall National Park and issued a major report that is sure to be on every Government Minister’s desk within hours this morning. Major … Continue reading

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Graeme Hall National Park – Watershed Management Plan

Barbados Free Press Note… The following document was received by BFP in the early morning hours of July 4, 2006 from a group called “Friends Of Graeme Hall”. We have had some challenges formating the report for the web, and … Continue reading

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Monkey Business Expected: Location of Town Hall Meeting For Barbados Waterpark Still Unknown

Water Park Developer Won’t Reveal Meeting Location Until Last Minute The developer of the Caribbean Splash Water Park in Barbados has not yet announced the location for the Town Hall meeting that they promised to hold on Monday, July 10, … Continue reading

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BLP General Secretary Duguid Joins Fight Against Caribbean Splash Waterpark Location

The General Secretary of the governing Barbados Labour Party has joined the battle to have the proposed Caribbean Splash Waterpark located away from the Graeme Hall Wetlands. Dr. William Duguid, who is also an elected member, announced his position yesterday … Continue reading

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Barbados Caribbean Splash Waterpark – Faked Survey, Spin Control and Other Monkey Business

If The Developers Faked A Resident Survey, What Else Is Not True? Local residents are charging that the developers of a proposed water park in Graeme Hall, Christ Church, Barbados, faked the results of a published survey and are using … Continue reading

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Will Canadian Philanthropist Peter Allard Take Over Failing Barbados Tourist Attraction Ocean Park?

“We have run out of funds needed to push forward to a sustainable position.” … Ocean Park manager Tracy Johnson Ocean Park Aquarium Shutting Down August 30, 2009 The Barbados marine exhibition known as Ocean Park has been dying a … Continue reading

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How The Barbados Government Is Stealing Graeme Hall National Park From Our Children – With The Help Of The News Media – Part 1

The only difference with the DLP government passing this “urban corridor” instead of the BLP government is that now the DLP friends will profit from the move instead of the BLP friends. CLICO Will Develop On The Natural Heritage Conservation … Continue reading

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Kiss Graeme Hall National Park and Nature Sanctuary Goodbye – Developers Circle For The Kill

Last night, we received the following press release from the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary… No Word on the Future of Graeme Hall An official at Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary confirmed Monday that there was still no agreement with the Government … Continue reading

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Time To Make Graeme Hall National Park A Reality

(click on the map for a larger version)  Barbados Free Press Readers Say The Time Is Now BFP reader Greengage penned the following… Arthur’s turning down Matthew Kerins “Caribbean Splash” application (for a water fun park on ABC Highway) just … Continue reading

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