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Barbados: Say no to Passa Passa

Categories: Caribbean, Grenada, Jamaica, Arts & Culture, Law

“Passa passa” events, which are also causing a stir in Grenada [1], have arrived in Barbados as well, according to [2] Barbados Free Press, who notes that the story has also been picked up by Russian news service Pravda. “We must congratulate the Royal Barbados Police Force for moving against this bit of Jamaican “culture” that is so at odds with acceptable Bajan behaviour and cultural celebrations,” says Barbados Free Press. “Anyone who has seen one of these fetes up close knows of the violence, illegal drugs, gang sex and general mahem associated with ‘Passa Passa’.”