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Forum: Barbados
Feb 9th 2010, 12:44 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By karibspices

Re: Immigration Town Hall Meetings on Green Paper

Personal comments towards members by other members have been allowed without moderation.
Forum: Caribbean
Feb 8th 2010, 4:57 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 849
Posted By karibspices

Re: Diferent exchange rates... :oS

The individual banks buy and sell currency at different rates themselves... some get better deals than others.
Forum: Barbados
Feb 8th 2010, 4:53 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By karibspices

Re: Immigration Town Hall Meetings on Green Paper

I also intend to move forward, but do want to clarify briefly. I am a Bajan by descent myself, born of Bajans who emigrated to other countries. My father also lived in the UK for a time as well. I...
Forum: Barbados
Feb 8th 2010, 12:17 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By karibspices

Re: Immigration Town Hall Meetings on Green Paper

He is referring to the envy that Bajans have of those countries and the desire to be like them at all costs. Whether through immigration, emigration or emulation. If you say you understand the...
Forum: Barbados
Feb 7th 2010, 11:54 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By karibspices

Re: Immigration Town Hall Meetings on Green Paper

There's a hierarchy around here... you'll get used to it.
Forum: Barbados
Feb 7th 2010, 12:56 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,772
Posted By karibspices

Re: Immigration Town Hall Meetings on Green Paper

Hoad is popular and greatly respected b/c he is plain speaking to Bajans and non-Bajans alike. He does have the pulse of Barbados.

You also mis-characterise his comments. He did NOT say that...
Forum: Caribbean
Feb 2nd 2010, 3:00 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By karibspices

Re: Caribbean cooking pgtips style Pt 1

I'm going to have to call foul. You can't make rice in the West Indies w/o bun-bun. :o
Forum: Barbados
Jan 27th 2010, 12:58 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By karibspices

Re: Buyers beware

I dispute the opinion that BFP is run by Bajans. Persons residing in Barbados, yes.

Also, it has been disputed whether persons are truly being rounded up in the middle of the night. Ask Norman...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 27th 2010, 12:36 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By karibspices

Forum: Barbados
Jan 11th 2010, 10:38 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By karibspices

Re: Looking for a car! Please help :-)

$4,000 USD, I suppose??? :eek:

Starlets are sought after for their rally car conversions, so that might be out at that price point.

At that price point, you're looking at last century... good...
Forum: Barbados
Jan 11th 2010, 9:56 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 6,776
Posted By karibspices

Re: jet skis

But the seas were terrible over Xmas and people were advised on tot get in the water. Sending out a jetski might have ended up in a liability. :ohmy:
Forum: Barbados
Jan 4th 2010, 10:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 10,212
Posted By karibspices

Re: The Redlegs, the forgotten White People

Not all, neal, some where also stolen women and children.

I know plenty as my family is from St John. Many are drunks and illiterates due to their circumstances. We were allowed to play with them...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 30th 2009, 4:53 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By karibspices

Re: christmas bonus

I actually like Neal's train of thought in this thread.... as odd as it may sound to give out a $900 BDS bonus, it's not that nonsensical when you consider what people are willing to spend in...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 28th 2009, 9:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By karibspices

Forum: Barbados
Dec 25th 2009, 1:24 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,475
Posted By karibspices

Re: A/C Bills and rental guests ***rant***

good to know that the buy-back may soon be an option. :cool:
Forum: Barbados
Dec 19th 2009, 11:00 pm
Replies: 38
Views: 6,598
Posted By karibspices

Re: Dangers of cycling on Barbados roads

I would have to agree with reslax. Frankly, the increasing majority of places where new developments are not moving in step with infrastructure improvements to accommodate the increased traffic to...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 19th 2009, 10:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,475
Posted By karibspices

Re: A/C Bills and rental guests ***rant***

take out the a/c if you don't expect paying customers to use it. Besides, they need it most during the day.

either charge more, take out the a/c, or live with it. But it's unreasonable to ask...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 23rd 2009, 12:14 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 5,515
Posted By karibspices

Re: Black Bess $600,000 000 project

I never said you were ridiculous, I said your opinion was b/c it attempted to summarise the reasoning behind Bajan discontent in relation to development, foreign investment and immigration in a way...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 23rd 2009, 4:41 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,515
Posted By karibspices

Re: Black Bess $600,000 000 project

Development in Barbados is tied to foreign investment, ownership, gov't pordecures and immigration policy. They are not separate because Barbados is such a small island. Reducing discontentment with...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 23rd 2009, 2:40 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,515
Posted By karibspices

Re: Black Bess $600,000 000 project

The ridiculousness of your statement is your attempt to summarise the reasons why Bajans may have reservations towards immigration to the idea that they are disgruntled by "Pace Ahead foreigners"....
Forum: Barbados
Nov 22nd 2009, 10:13 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 5,515
Posted By karibspices

Re: Black Bess $600,000 000 project

Ikon, you assessment of immigration to Barbados and the reason why Bajans are unhappy with the rapid pace of immigration is entirely inaccurate and borderline ridiculous.

Immigrants to Barbados...
Forum: Barbados
Nov 20th 2009, 1:21 am
Replies: 49
Views: 5,515
Posted By karibspices

Re: Black Bess $600,000 000 project

As a proud descendant of a long line of "East Coast people" with a house there currently, I'm actually glad that the rugged coastline is undesirable to most foreign investment. There was talk of a...
Forum: Caribbean
Nov 18th 2009, 12:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,773
Posted By karibspices

Re: Studying in T & T

she asked for tips, right? :thumbsup:

Besides, if she stays in TNT to join a law firm, she'll need it
Forum: Caribbean
Nov 17th 2009, 7:28 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,773
Posted By karibspices

Re: Studying in T & T

Have you ever been to TNT? If not, what made you decide on school there?

In general, I would say TNT is unsafe for any persons who might give the impression of wealth-- whether you know it or not....
Forum: Caribbean
Nov 17th 2009, 7:09 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By karibspices

Re: Move to the Caribbean

Some places do require a statement of good character from the police. If your husband has a record, you might want to consult with a lawyer familiar with St. Lucia on if and how to declare it.
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