Opposition wins unprecedented clean-sweep in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), led by Mia Mottley, won all of the 30 seats at stake in Thursday’s general election Barbados as she swept aside incumbent prime minister, Freundel Stuart, and the governing Democratic Labour Party (DLP) in an unprecedented clean-sweep. After a somewhat chaotic day, with an emergency court […]

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PM addresses Haitian community ahead of demolition deadline

As the July 31 deadline fast approaches for shanty town residents to find proper dwelling or face eviction, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis addressed the Haitian community last night at the 24th Annual International Crusade of the League of Haitian Pastors. There was standing room only at the Church of God Auditorium on Joe Farrington Road, as […]

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Shanty town deadline unrealistic, says activists

Shanty town residents are not prepared to relocate by end of July as they face multiple challenges with the two-month deadline, according to one local human rights advocacy group. Rights Bahamas President Stephanie St. Fleur said Wednesday that shanty town residents are not prepared to leave their homes come July 31. St. Fleur, who appeared […]

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