Daily Archives: 10/03/2021

UK POLITICS: In Plain Sight- Boris Johnson Is Rigging The System To Stay In Power – Opinion

Weakening the courts, limiting protest, hobbling the elections regulator. If another country did this, what would we call it? 

Boris Johnson

Jonathan Freedland | The Guardian UK

If this wasn’t us, how would we describe it?

If this was Viktor Orbán’s Hungary – or Poland, for that matter – what language might we use?

Would an announcer on the BBC World Service declare the following: “Amid fuel and food shortages, the government has moved to cement its grip on power. It is taking action against the courts, shrinking their ability to hold the ruling party to account, curbing citizens’ right to protest and imposing new rules that would gag whistleblowers and sharply restrict freedom of the press. It is also moving against election monitors while changing voting rules, which observers say will hurt beleaguered opposition groups … ”            Continue reading

Barbados Exploring Direct Trade and Air Links With African Countries

Barbados NationNews – 01 October 2021 – COLVILLE MOUNSEY

PHOTO: Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Professor Benedict Oramah, signing the Memorandum of Understanding at Ilaro Court., Barbados. (BGIS)

Barbados has moved one step closer to its ambitions of fostering trade with the African continent, as Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and president of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Professor Dr Benedict Oramah, signed a memorandum of understanding that creates the framework to explore areas of investment and interest.        Continue reading

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