Category: Politics

DLP hopeful wants to turn St Peter into food basket

One of the men seeking to step into former Prime Minister Owen Arthur’s shoes as Member of Parliament for St Peter believes he can turn the constituency into a shining example of self-sufficiency. The declared candidate for the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) Dave Chief Cumberbatch said he intended to focus on developing agriculture in […]

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Well done

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has used the opening of a campaign office for his party’s candidate in St Peter to heap praise on former Prime Minister Owen Arthur. Stuart, who had thanked Arthur for his three decades of public service after the former Barbados Labour Party (BLP) leader had made his final contribution in Parliament […]

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Natlee’s blessings

The Barbados Christian Council (BXC) is not about to cast the first stone at Natalie Natlee Harewood, the notorious prostitute who announced last week her intention to contest the upcoming general election as an independent. Harewood, who will run in The City, will also not be verbally “stoned” by politician and church leader David Durant, […]

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Mia wants charges brought against Maloney

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley says it’s unfair that the mother of deceased 11-year-old Elijah Holder-Phillips is the only one facing criminal charges following his untimely death nearly three years ago. The boy’s mother, 33-year-old Felisha Osula Holder, of Hopefield, Christ Church, was the driver of the vehicle, which struck a sign post before overturning at […]

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Natlee quits prostitution for politics

Having created a stir by announcing last week her intention to contest the next general election, sex worker Natalie Natlee Harewood now says she is giving up prostitution for politics. Harewood, whose February 2017 single Dirty Harry – a song about a client whom she said had wanted a relationship when she was only interested […]

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BLP attacks Solutions Barbados over manifesto claims

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has launched an onslaught on the three-year-old Solutions Barbados, which last week all but accused the Bees of plagiarising its manifesto. The BLP’s Kerrie Symmonds, who is seeking to retain the St James Central seat, last night reacted angrily at the allegation, describing Solutions Barbados as “a political nuisance group” […]

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DLP eyeing north

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is promising to launch an “assault”, as he announced last night that the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) intended to sweep all the constituencies in the north in the upcoming general election due by early June. Speaking at Mile And A Quarter, St Peter, where the campaign office for DLP candidate […]

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Dems plotting mischief in order to blame Bees – Lovell

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has made some damning allegations against the Democratic Labour Party (DLP), claiming the incumbent was plotting to cause trouble and blame it on the Bees. Party stalwart Dalton Tyrone Lovell last night charged that a number of BLP campaign T-shirts had gone missing, and he pointed an accusing finger straight […]

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Mara Thompson ‘jumped ship’ – BLP

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is painting a picture of the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) as one that is drowning in a sea of confusion and uncertainty, forcing its representative in St John to quit. Speaking at a rally last night in Four Roads, St John, various BLP spokespersons were particularly severe on Prime […]

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Adult industry gets behind Natlee’s candidacy

One day after notorious prostitute Natalee Natlee Harewood confirmed her intention to contest the upcoming general election, the organized sex industry here is throwing its support behind her. Charles Lewis, the head of the Adult Industry Association (AIA), told Barbados TODAY the AIA would provide Natlee with both moral and financial support. “Our support is […]

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Bees embraces leaked manifesto

The main Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is seeking to turn the premature release of its 2018 election manifesto from a possible calamity into a plus. And while endorsing the document that is now widely circulated, the BLP has asked Barbadians to provide feedback on its contents. Addressing party supporters during a well-attended political meeting […]

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Copycat Bees!

The leader of the less than three-year-old Solutions Barbados, Grenville Phillips II, is accusing the 80-year-old Barbados Labour Party (BLP) of copying several of his party’s ideas and passing them off as its own, after the BLP’s draft manifesto was mysteriously leaked to the public earlier this week. Phillips, in reacting to the BLP’s first […]

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BLP ‘sad and shame’ over British newspaper report

The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has described as a sad commentary that “speaks to the decay of our country”, a scathing report in the British newspaper, the Telegraph, on the vexing sewage crisis. Headlined, ‘The stench of economic decay is overwhelming Barbados’, the Telegraph’s business editor, Julia Bradshaw, warned that “Barbados stinks. It really does”, […]

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City run

I’m running for The City, so what! With that public declaration, this island’s best known prostitute threw her hat into the political ring, as Barbadians anxiously await the announcement of a date for the next general election. When Prime Minister Freundel Stuart rings the election bell, Natalie Natlee Harewood, whose “office” is said to be […]

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Document believed to be BLP manifesto leaked

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s decision to allow Parliament to automatically dissolve on March 6 without announcing a date for general elections could be the first and last time that this constitutional provision is triggered here, should the  Barbados Labour Party (BLP) form the next Government, according to a document believed be a leaked first draft […]

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DLP candidate promises 1,500 new jobs for St James Central

A virtual latecomer to the race for the general election is promising to create 1,500 new jobs for the people of St James Central should he be elected. Democratic Labour Party (DLP) candidate George Connolly, who is seeking to unseat Kerrie Symmonds of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), has promised to use his expertise in […]

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PM promises to announce election date within 90 days

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has defended his decision to allow Parliament to automatically dissolve on March 6 without announcing a date for general elections. Addressing a meeting of his ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) on Sunday night, Stuart said the move was by no means accidental. In fact, he assured that it was “deliberately” done. […]

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