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Barbados! Fifty Years of Independence

Barbados is the Gem of the Caribbean Sea! Well that is what various people and a few songs say. This year, Barbados and Barbadians from all around the world have the opportunity to celebrate fifty years of Independence from physical colonial rule. I say physical because many of must be aware by now that Barbados, like any other West Indian,…

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Being Yourself

Often, we are told to change who we are but we should not do that willy-nilly. We should be ourselves. We should only change ourselves if we want to change. Normally I speak about political issues but today is a different day. The world is a different world. Children are being brought up in societies…

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Time For Change?

From time-to-time we often hear there is a need for change in the country. Someone calls in on a radio programme. Another person in your neighbourhood, maybe a friend, makes a comment about how the politicians are ‘wicked’ or ‘corrupt’. You know how it goes. Election time comes and the politicians begin campaigning with promises…

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Energy and The Future of Barbados

As the 21st. Century speedily moves on, we, as a people, just like those in the rest of the world, must assess and evaluate challenges to our future. We must plan and implement our solutions with some proper speed in order to preempt any future unforeseen reality. Whether future events be positive, neutral or negative…

World Coach Podcast Episode 1 – Two Boys Dead and NO National Conversation

World Coach Podcast! Real Conversations on Real Issues. Check Out: Our Philosophy Podcast Phrenic Spirit World Coach On Instagram @WorldCoach RealTalk on YouTube The RealTalk Network

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When Will People Take Control of Their Lives?

In democratic societies, especially the liberal kinds, the electorate is often faced with the challenge of weeding out, from among those who offer themselves for public service, those who ‘know’ and those who think they ‘know’ but in reality do not. It is a peculiar case for any people to have to carry out such…

U.S. State Department Recommends Rescinding Cuba’s Designation As A State Sponsor of Terrorism

The following press release must be studied carefully by all; especially Caribbeans. Great import may be given to this moment in future times. Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 14, 2015 In December 2014, as a critical component of establishing a new direction for U.S.–Cuba relations, the President directed the State…

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The Caribbean Reality

Drawing from the colonial period, which only functionally ended with the British West Indies’ labour unrest in the 1930s, the West Indian reality is today one of systemic un-freedom due to the maintenance of the plantation society which perpetuates a plantation-like socio-economic structure. To believe that the end of colonialism-proper means the end of authoritarian…

Renaissance Designs Inc. – A Family Affair

For the love of making beauty even more than what you ever imagine: they toil by day and night. Renaissance Designs Incorporated recently celebrated 15 years of dedication to excellence in service.  Judging not only  by the large and joyous gathering the Renaissance Team deserves to celebrate their brilliance.   Surrounded by friends and clients who seemed more…

BackStory “Nyanda”

BackStory presents you with the life story and views of people from around the Caribbean and World. Each installment highlights a personality with something real to say about our world. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and Join The Conversation Today! This installment of BackStory features Nyanda, Caribbean global-trotting recording artiste. She keeps things real, bubbly and full…

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