State Of Our Nation

Journalist Colville Mounsey discusses the issues of the day with a special guest each week.

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March 11, 2022 00:35:49
State of Our Nation S2 Ep 5:  The effects of war in Eastern Europe

State of Our Nation S2 Ep 5: The effects of war in Eastern Europe

About two weeks ago, Russia launched a military operation against neighbouring Ukraine. It has now escalated into a war being fought on several fronts – both on the ground and via economic sanctions. On this week’s State Of Our Nation, multimedia journalist Colville Mounsey say down with economist Jeremy Stephen to break down how the Ukraine crisis could impact Barbados’ economy, fuel prices, food prices and shipping. They also discuss the issue of price controls. ...

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January 12, 2022 00:29:02
State of Our Nation S2 Ep 4:  The right to vote

State of Our Nation S2 Ep 4: The right to vote

 The right to vote is enshrined in the Constitution of Barbados. But thousands of people in quarantine or isolation – at home or in a Government-approved facility – are unable to do do on January 19. Constitutional law attorney, Garth Patterson QC discusses this and more with Colville Mounsey this week on State Of Our Nation. ...

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January 05, 2022 00:26:09
State of Our Nation S2 Ep 3:  Barbados Votes 2022

State of Our Nation S2 Ep 3: Barbados Votes 2022

State of Our Nation returns with the first General Election edition. Journalist Colville Mounsey talks with political scientist Dr George Belle about the timing of the General Election – about 18 months before it is constitutionally due – the chances of the Democratic Labour Party and how the new political entities will fare in this poll. All this and more in State of Our Nation. ...

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September 28, 2021 00:12:40
State of Our Nation S2 Ep 4: COVID-19

State of Our Nation S2 Ep 4: COVID-19

Multimedia journalist Colville Mounsey discusses management of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the spike in cases. He also addresses the actions of some businesses in response to the pandemic. #meandmynation #yournewsyourtimeyourway #ilovemynation246 #nationbarbados #Nation246 #Barbados ...

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September 07, 2021 00:27:29
State of Our Nation S2 Ep 2:  Common Entrance Exam

State of Our Nation S2 Ep 2: Common Entrance Exam

General Secretary of the Barbados Union of Teachers, Herbert Gittens, joins State of Our Nation this week to look at this year’s Common Entrance results. This group had online teaching in both Class 3 and Class 4, and there was not a significant difference in the results when compared to last year. The performance of private vs public schools and the readiness of the Barbados education system for online teaching are also discussed with host Colville Mounsey. ...

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September 07, 2021 00:27:29
State of Our Nation S2 Ep 2:  Common Entrance Exam

State of Our Nation S2 Ep 2: Common Entrance Exam

General Secretary of the Barbados Union of Teachers, Herbert Gittens, joins State of Our Nation this week to look at this year’s Common Entrance results. This group had online teaching in both Class 3 and Class 4, and there was not a significant difference in the results when compared to last year. The performance of private vs public schools and the readiness of the Barbados education system for online teaching are also discussed with host Colville Mounsey. ...

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