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  1. Lancashire has NIMBY syndrome: Shows need for revival of death penalty

    This deportee crap is reaching new heights of ridiculousness, over in England there is a situation where a Bajan expat murdered his own child! Now, they want to send him back here, why should Barbados have to contend with such a sickness? Usually associated with environmental matters – this is another area where NIMBY, or […]

    January 31, 2007Controversy, Crime, Featured, News1 comment
  2. What does a Magician do? See The Magic? No, read on!

    For those folk who missed the first Friday at the Limelight Cafe, it’s your own damn fault, I had a blast! That night I was a Magician’s assistant, couldn’t see one sh**e (tell you later, not what you might think) – but it was bare sport! Elliott Smith as you will recall is a qualified […]

    January 30, 2007TravelNo comments
  3. Let’s see if “BFP – B’dos Free Press” considers this racist too?

    ***U P D A T E*** HEY FOLKS, SEE THE COMMENTS, THERE IS A CONTENTION OVER ONE OF THE SITES LISTED AND THEREFORE I LET THE RESPONSE RUN AS IS FOR BALANCE’S SAKE! Now I got this info from a pal over in the USA, but according to Barbados Free Press, this is rather racial […]

    January 30, 2007Controversy, News, Technology2 comments
  4. NSFW ? Warning: Korean Sex Ed, IN PUBLIC PARK! roflmao

    I got this e-mail from one of my former colleagues at CBC and when I saw it I did not believe it, but I couldn’t get rid of it… Then eventually I did some research and was shocked to learn it is really true! This is an island that is in the southernmost part of […]

    January 28, 2007Oddity1 comment
  5. Romance Travelling? When seeking Yellowtail, Milk Bottles or Air Coucoune, apply here!

    Cricket World Cup aside…Did you know Barbados competes with Jamaica and the Dominican Republic for the attention of Canadian women? It seems gals from Maple-Leaf land move at this time of year not only to just get away from the cold and look for the warmth, but to find some Hot Stuff! “Gotta have some […]

    January 27, 2007Editorial, Featured, Gossip, Oddity1 comment
  6. CWC 2007 Visa Solved?

    Cariaccess guru and “David” versus “Goliath” of Cable & Wireless – Anthony Gunn – in his capacity as Director of the Beachcombers Hotel in St Vincent & Turkish Honorary Consul General to Dominica, believes he has a solution to the whole sordid mess concerning CWC 2007 visae and what to do, of course it involves […]

    January 27, 2007Cricket1 comment
  7. International Soca Monarch has Bajan & Japanese competitors

    Dale Carnegie once said that the sweetest sound a person can hear is their own name, so Barry Chandler must be ticked off that the Trinidad Newsday got his name wrong! “From the Caribbean, Cupid and Ninja Dan from St Lucia, Barbadian Barry Callender and Baby Killer from Grenada have also lined up for the […]

    January 24, 2007Entertainment, News, TravelNo comments
  8. More entertainers carp on B’dos Music Awards under cloak of anonymity

    If you recall, we had a short comment on the Barbados Music Awards, and even the Barbados Free Press was fascinated… There is much that many performers found less than acceptable – how can Rihanna qualify for a BMA when she is yet to record a full album here? Having moved discs overseas, how can […]

    January 23, 2007Controversy, Entertainment, Featured2 comments
  9. Dipper: All Hands [nearly weren’t] On Deck?

    Well, if you go by the Nation Newspaper, the launch of the Errol Barrow statue was one grand affair – they dedicated several articles to it both in the paper and online…However, I really have to wonder if all the cement is dry yet? They had some Chinese construction fellows buzzing about like ten demons […]

    January 23, 2007Controversy, Editorial, Travel2 comments
  10. Limelight: Caf? not Magazine, Giving Tribute to Bajan Entertainers

    Formerly the Fishermen’s Wharf, now the Limelight Caf? Barbados, it is a host of talent to come and an homage to talent of yesteryear. Brainchild of Alan Sheppard, former lead vocalist/keyboardist and main composer of Spice & Co, he was also the emcee that night. Steve George (of Zafran‘s Restaurant in Worthing fame) handles the […]

    January 23, 2007Culture, Entertainment, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Underground Alternative Buried: Mojo’s Under Fire

    Plantation Garden Theatre; Carib Beach Bar; Nelson Arms 2; Red Rooster; Reggae Lounge and After Dark – what do they have in common? They are popular night-spots in residential districts, they are allowed to have live entertainment until a certain time, depending on the district. Enter Mojo’s in Worthing, what does it not share with […]

    January 23, 2007Controversy, Entertainment, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Super Bowl fans? Two black coaches are head to head this year!

    Super Bowl has been around for over 40 years and now in its long tourney, not one but two black head coaches will be rallying their teams. The thing is, they are good friends and one is actually mentor to the other! As Chicago Bears won last week as guided by Lovie Smith, four hours […]

    January 22, 2007Featured, Games, SportsNo comments
  13. Good News? It may not matter if we ready! Bad News? Not so many folk will see how much was spent!

    Well-well-well! It may not matter now how much money was wasted to try and adjust to a manic and massive inflow of tourists here for CWC 2007, it seems not enough tickets are moving and the blame-finger is slowly aiming towards the infamous visa for Caricom!Mia Mottley, who is both the chair of CARICOM’s subcommittee […]

    January 21, 2007Controversy, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Baby Deer: Thanks to Betty Holford

    Not sure where this originated but a former CBC colleague sent me this and I thought it is a moment of beauty in a Barbados too frenetic (it also reminds me of the salmon-tot retriever Lady who lives with me, when she met Tudie the kitten, she got on as if he was her puppy, […]

    January 21, 2007Featured, Nature, News2 comments
  15. Barbados involved in Canadian offshore gaming?

    I am aware Barbados has an outlet for Horn & Abbot, the parent company of the popular Trivial Pursuit; I was NOT aware that we were a base office for offshore online bingo… “Parlay has an eight year proven track record built on the success of our clients: In 2005, more than 2.8 million players […]

    January 20, 2007Controversy, Featured, GamesNo comments
  16. Bajan-born Independent Film-Maker continues to reap success

    Miguel Drayton is one happy fellow, his mockumentary “From Barbados With Love” (the pic got a lot of Aussie sponsorship) is still getting a buzz – is it that far off before a full run at the local cinemas? It seems the film has done local singer Magnet Man as well… He had a chance […]

    January 20, 2007Cinema, Entertainment, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Jann Arden & Michael Buble to sing in Bim for Canadian Contest

    Thanks to Chum FM, I got to see and hear Bryan Adams live in Barbados two years ago at Harbour Lights (which some folk refer to as Harbor Whites for the prevalent nature of the attendees), his grand performance has many memories I will treasure forever! Now, the Canadian radio station is offering their countrymen […]

    January 19, 2007Entertainment, Featured, NewsNo comments
  18. Bajan to decide if Kittitian cops were seditious

    According to Allen Stanford‘s Sun St. Kitts & Nevis – “[The] head of [Basseterre’s] Commission of Inquiry, Barbadian Charles Blades, will decide if the police action posed a threat to (St Kitts‘) national security.” It seemed suspicious to many over in Basseterre that shortly before their 23rd anniversary of Independence celebrations last year, that a […]

    January 19, 2007Controversy, NewsNo comments
  19. UK white Soulstress uses Bim as Muse for New album

    Her latest and third album, “Introducing Joss Stone” … is “truly me,” the former Grammy nominee said very recently in a release – and it was by staying in Bim she created her latest disc. Access Hollywood added that the British performer was on… “a spell writing lyrics on her own in Barbados, Stone also […]

    January 17, 2007Entertainment, Featured, MusicNo comments
  20. Bayview comes under More Fire after UK film director faces possibility of latest Bajan amputee

    18/01/2007, FOLLOW-UP: Film Director claims he still has two legs to stand on – Michael Winner is now at Harley Street after a bad anti-biotic reaction at Bayview here… “I have been interested in recent newspaper reports suggesting I had lost, or was about to lose, one leg, two legs, an arm, a head – […]

    January 17, 2007Controversy, Gossip, Health, NewsNo comments
  21. Bds Music Awards: great concept but poor execution

    The Barbados Music Awards is a way overdue idea, HOWEVER, the Arturo Tappin fiasco of giving then taking back a trophy has opened many worms out of the proverbial can… Having Owen Arthur as a patron should not shield a body from crap if it is feces they doing in public and trying to sell […]

    January 17, 2007Controversy, Entertainment, Featured1 comment
  22. No Ambulance at GAIA still has UK family outraged

    You may recall when a 69 year old lady from England died after suffering a heart attack while being taken to hospital by taxi after falling ill at Grantley Adams International Airport here, the reason they tried to use a taxi was due to local ambulances moving slower than snails in a deep freeze upside […]

    January 17, 2007Controversy, Editorial, Health, NewsNo comments
  23. Barbados offered as prize in Spain?

    The Lonestar Cafe in St James now has a twin over in Spain. As a result of this twinning, a trip to here is being offered by the Lone Star Brasserie as it known alla or there in Ingles, por favor! The UK expat hangout, known to host the likes of the late Bob Monkhouse […]

    January 17, 2007TravelNo comments
  24. Barbados for sale or rent, cheap!

    As you may well be aware of, right here will be used by cricket fans as a base for CWC 2007 with matches taking place over 8 Caribbean Islands. This created a previously unheard rush on Bajan property both in rental and sales. Barbados is almost now at capacity with limited rental property available. This […]

    January 14, 2007Travel1 comment
  25. Sens? Barbados campaign goes overboard

    As the time draws nearer for two lucky Canadians to head out here for a satellite match of the Ottawa Senators at Bert’s, it seems they went not just over the top but literally overboard in showing game pride according to both Canoe and the Edmonton Sun… It seems Spartacat trounced a Montreal Canadiens fan […]

    January 14, 2007SportsNo comments