(BARBADOS TODAY) – Pollster Peter Wickham is predicting a more than five per cent swing away from the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) during Thursday’s general election, well over the two per cent needed for a change of Government.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar. 12, CMC – The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) on Saturday increased calls for Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart to call an early election as an estimated 10,000 persons participated in what was dubbed the “March of Disgust”.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug 17, CMC – Barbados Opposition Leader Mottley Wednesday dismissed this year’s Budgetary Proposals as a “piecemeal patchwork, join up join up set of initiatives” that caters to the interests of the ruling Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) rather than that of country’s survival and stability.
So what was the big deal? Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony and his St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) have lost the general election in that beautiful island. And we venture an opinion that his defeat at the hands of Allen Chastanet and the United Workers Party (UWP) was influenced by the intervention of political consultant Hartley Henry and other Barbadian operatives, as much as comedian Trevor Eastmond was responsible for the reported break-up of Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy in the United States last August.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados Labour Party –BLP- Leader Mia Mottley has taken the Freundel Stuart Government to task for the decision to seek BDS$235 million from commercial banks in an effort to shrink the fiscal deficit.