Human Trafficking, or Trafficking in Persons is a form of modern-day slavery, which is affecting the Caribbean and the rest of the world. Men, women, and children are being persuaded to travel to other territories where they are being exploited
The ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) has secured a third consecutive term in government, and performed a hat-trick in the 2010 elections
Elections are scheduled for December 13 and are therefore being held during the Yuletide season, and Mr. Gonsalves has said that elections were previously held on four occasions during this period, and the Opposition NDP had lost on three of those occasions
Barbadians are fervently praying for the recovery of Prime Minister David Thompson, as there seems to not have a clear choice as you should lift the mantle and be successor in leadership should he pass, or has to retire
The Prime Minister of Barbados David Thompson has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer by his New York doctors. Although the PM was diagnosed with cancer he will maintain the
position of Prime Minister of Barbados
Text of Marilyn Rice-Bowen press conference::
"Attitude and disposition on the part of the Minister ultimately led to an impasse between the Minister and me and ultimately, my termination as chairman of the Board"