· January, 2011

Stories about Barbados from January, 2011

Barbados: By-Election for Late PM's Seat

  13 January 2011

“The by-election in the parish of St. John is in full swing, with the usual bickering and personal attacks that have come to personify Bajan election campaigns”: Cheese-on-bread! can't wait for the whole thing to be over and done with.

Barbados: “Provoked” to Murder?

  11 January 2011

Barbados Free Press and Barbados Underground are outraged that a dangerous precedent has been set by the Director of Public Prosecutions’ recent decision to “[drop] a charge of murder to manslaughter because the murdered woman had refused sex and therefore ‘provoked’ her killer.”

Barbados: Mara Thompson Enters Politics

  8 January 2011

There's already a lot happening in Barbados for the New Year, one of the most interesting of which is that the late Prime Minister's widow plans to contest his seat – Cheese-on-bread! weighs in.