State Of Our Nation

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

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  1. State Of Our Nation Episode 10: Becoming a republic

    Prime Minister Mia Mottley recently announced Barbados would transition to a republic on November 30, 2021, and the constitutional issues will be dealt with later. Members of the public are calling for more information on the process. What does this mean? What form of republic will the island adopt? Should there be a referendum ...


  2. State Of Our Nation Episode 9: Health of the nation

    What is best in the interest of the health of the nation? Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley has taken the COVID-19 vaccine, but he is not advocating that anyone should or should not take it. For him, there must be a balance that takes into consideration the rights of people to choose, ...


  3. State Of Our Nation Episode 8: Chetwin talks entertainment

    Veteran promoter Chetwin Stewart chats with multimedia Colville Mounsey about the entertainment industry, one of the biggest casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic. They talk about trying to stage events during a COVID environment, planning for Crop Over 2022 and events for fully-vaccinated people. Stewart believes some tough decisions may have to be ...


  4. State Of Our Nation Episode 7: Whither the trade unions

    The National Union of Public Workers is undergoing a leadership struggle that could be heading for the law courts. In this week’s State Of Our Nation, lecture Dr Tennyson Joseph joins multimedia journalist Colville Mounsey to discuss the state of the trade unions, the role of partisan politics and how the ...


  5. State Of Our Nation Episode 6: Building for Hurricanes

    President of the Barbados Association of Professional Engineers (BAPE), Trevor Browne, joins multimedia journalist Colville Mounsey on this edition of State of Our Nation to discuss Barbados’ building code. Thousands of homes sustained damage when Hurricane Elsa passed Barbados in last Friday and many people are still picking up the pieces. Browne ...