New parties all set for General Elections


Friday was an exceptionally busy day at the Treasury Department as a slew of candidates from the newer political parties paid their deposits ahead of Nomination Day. 

The Bajan Free Party (BFP), Barbados Integrity Movement (BIM) and the People Democratic Congress (PDC) with a total of 17 candidates secured their place in the upcoming election by paying the required $250 deposit.  

Leader of BIM, Neil Holder, told reporters they intended to stamp out the squandering of taxpayers dollars and enforce “proper leadership and good governance”. 

“We started by stopping the sale of the Barbados Terminal Oil Company Limited and that is one of our national assets that was being thrown away for a pittance. We are also going to be looking at how we retool business in Barbados.” 

“We are a…

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