Barbados: Ruling party nominates opposition for a Piggy award

Barbados’ ruling political party seems to be taking blogging quite seriously. The Barbados Labour Party has posted documents on its blog to further support its nomination of opposition party member David Thompson for the “Piggies at the Trough” awards. According to the Barbados Free Press blog, which inaugurated the award, “The “Piggy” . . . is presented annually to the Barbados politician or civil servant who, in the opinion of the judges, best misuses position, political contacts or internal knowledge to benefit self, family or friends.”

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