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A New Model of Governance for Barbados

During the 2013 general election season in Barbados, the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) spent millions of dollars on a propaganda campaign that was designed to convince the voters that the DLP was profoundly committed to maintaining all existing jobs in the public sector of the country. They used the millions of dollars given to them by un-named wealthy “donors” on advertisements …

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David Comissiong

About David Comissiong

David Comissiong is a Barbadian attorney-at-law and political activist.

UWI Open Campus ScholarShip Cruises the Caribbean

The Open Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is launching its second ‘ScholarShip’ Cruise and Learn Adventure series scheduled for April 6 to 17, 2014 aboard the Coral Princess from the elegant Princess Cruises Line. “We’re continuing our tradition of linking the Caribbean through innovative activities in higher education,” said  UWI Open …

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Haiti, Philippines and Pakistan Most Affected by Catastrophe

Warsaw, Nov 12, 2013 — In the shadow of human catastrophe wreaked by typhoon in the Philippines, Germanwatch presented its ninth annual Global Climate Risk Index highlighting Haiti, the Philipines and Pakistan as countries most affected by natural disasters.  “The index shows that the most severe weather related catastrophes in 2012 occurred in Haiti, Philippines and …

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Mapping China’s Rise: A Multipolar World in the Making

Credit Suisse, Nov 8 – The rise of the Chinese economy over the past 20 years has had a significant impact on the rest of the world. Dong Tao, Chief Regional Economist for non-Japan Asia at Credit Suisse, discusses the country’s growth and the impact on its citizens, as well as its role in the increasingly …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

Journalists Hail Abolition of Criminal Defamation

LONDON, Nov 6, 2013 — In a milestone achievement for press freedom in the Caribbean, the Jamaican Parliament has approved a bill fully abolishing the offence of criminal defamation. Following a unanimous Senate vote in July, Jamaica’s House of Representatives on Nov. 5 passed the Defamation Bill 2013, which revamps the country’s libel legislation to better …

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