The Bajan Reporter https://www.bajanreporter.com Web's Eye View of Barbados in the Caribbean Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:12:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ozone is Coming for the Crop Over season https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/ozone-is-coming-for-the-crop-over-season/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/ozone-is-coming-for-the-crop-over-season/#respond Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:23:11 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92531 In less than a month from now, Barbadians will officially have a 3rd choice of mobile provider for the 4G needs. Ozone Wireless held a soft opening for the local media at their Manor Lodge flagship facility, to explain the differences and benefits when compared with the other two players now in operation. The operation will concentrate solely on mobile wireless broadband as pure 4G LTE with no...

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Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness Campaign https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/fraudulent-qualifications-awareness-campaign/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/fraudulent-qualifications-awareness-campaign/#respond Tue, 20 Jun 2017 04:13:06 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92528 It is a harsh reality! Education fraud has reached the shores of Barbados. To prevent educational fraud by individuals and to close ‘Diploma Mills’ loopholes, the Barbados Accreditation Council has launched its Fraudulent Qualifications Awareness Campaign with the hosting of Information Sessions targeted at Employers, Professional Associations/ Bodies and Government...

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US Embassy Hosts Active Shooter Training in Barbados https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/us-embassy-hosts-active-shooter-training-in-barbados/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/us-embassy-hosts-active-shooter-training-in-barbados/#respond Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:58:04 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92525 The U.S. Embassy recently conducted two training sessions on how to prepare for an active shooter attack. At a June 16 session held at the Embassy, participants included members of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, the American Chamber of Commerce for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, representatives of the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association, and members of the diplomatic community.

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The Unseen Letter, 1st book by Bahamian writer Glen Nairn published with HNP https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/the-unseen-letter-1st-book-by-bahamian-writer-glen-nairn-published-with-hnp/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/the-unseen-letter-1st-book-by-bahamian-writer-glen-nairn-published-with-hnp/#respond Tue, 20 Jun 2017 03:46:32 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92521 The Unseen Letter – A Play in Five Acts by Bahamian writer Glen C. Nairn was recently published in St Martin by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP), said Lasana M. Sekou, projects director of the indie press. With issues of love and desire at play, “Nairn presents change as a ritual of nature, sometimes in unseen and mysterious ways,” which draws in the readers, said Vladimir...

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To Infinity And Beyond, SOL goes even further https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/to-infinity-and-beyond-sol-goes-even-further/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/to-infinity-and-beyond-sol-goes-even-further/#respond Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:12:46 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92503 Barbadians will recall when an energy producer added 10 kilometres to their trip with new fuel manufacturing methods, now the envelope is pushed further with an extra 15 km’s to the tank and a contest where the consumers gain from every step. In a splashy and chic launch held at Mahogany Ridge in Plum Tree Rd, St James – the Regional Manager of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Roger Bryan...

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BARBADIAN HOTELIER NAMED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF CARIBBEAN HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/barbadian-hotelier-named-president-elect-of-caribbean-hotel-and-tourism-association/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/barbadian-hotelier-named-president-elect-of-caribbean-hotel-and-tourism-association/#respond Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:49:47 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92498 Group General Manager at Ocean Hotels in Barbados, Mrs. Affonso-Dass was elected to the important leadership role on Friday at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s AGM, held alongside the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) and Taste of the Caribbean at the Hyatt Regency in Miami this past weekend. Affonso-Dass, a graduate of Florida International...

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Pit Bull Manslaughter Charges on Haggatt Hall mauling of Sr Citizen https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/pit-bull-manslaughter-charges-on-haggatt-hall-mauling-of-sr-citizen/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/pit-bull-manslaughter-charges-on-haggatt-hall-mauling-of-sr-citizen/#respond Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:03:00 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92495 Police arrested and formally charged a 48 year old St. Michael dog owner in connection with the death of 74 year old Verona Lolita Gibson of Monroe Road, Haggatt Hall St. Michael, who was attacked and killed by a number of dogs on Saturday the 28th January 2017, while walking along at Monroe Road, Haggatt Hall St. Michael. He is Peter Christopher Rock from the same district. Rock was arrested and...

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Barbadian manufacturer cements good relations with clients and respect their spiritual roots as well https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/barbadian-manufacturer-cements-good-relations-with-clients-and-respect-their-spiritual-roots-as-well/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/barbadian-manufacturer-cements-good-relations-with-clients-and-respect-their-spiritual-roots-as-well/#respond Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:46:53 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92510 The Bible says “out of Evil cometh Good,” and this was surely the case when a car accident gave an opportunity for a Bajan company to recognise its spiritual responsibility and use their talent to literally rebuild. The Arawak Cement Company just held their inaugural Cashback ceremony at the Radisson Aquatica and one of the recipients – Marshall Trading – decided to give their...

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St Andrew Woman No Longer Missing https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/missing-st-andrew-woman/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/missing-st-andrew-woman/#respond Sun, 18 Jun 2017 21:05:49 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92492 Shaleye Jalissa Benjamin 25 years of Walkers Bay, St. Andrew, who was reported missing on Sunday the 18th of June 2017, has been traced and is safe. The Administration of the Royal Barbados Police Force thanks the public and the media for its assistance in this matter and looks forward to your continued cooperation in the future. Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

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Firearm & Ammunition Discovery in Harts Gap https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/firearm-ammunition-discovery-in-harts-gap/ https://www.bajanreporter.com/2017/06/firearm-ammunition-discovery-in-harts-gap/#respond Sun, 18 Jun 2017 20:54:01 +0000 https://www.bajanreporter.com/?p=92489 Police have arrested and formally charge Almal Lamar Phillips 28 years of 1D Pavilion Terrace, Deacons Farm, St. Michael, for Unlawful possession of a Firearm, and Unlawful possession of ten (10) rounds of ammunition. These offences were committed on Tuesday the 13th of June 2017, while at Harts Gap, Christ Church. Circumstances Members of the Anti-Gun Unit were conducting an operation in the...

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