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    A group of Barbadians have decided to come together and sponsor an unprecedented 4-day long sports festival on Pakuri Arawak Territory in Guyana next month – featuring such events as Archery, Cricket, Canoe-racing and Football – for both males and females in the tribe. It seems the concept is the brainchild of Damon Corrie – […]

    June 30, 2007Sports4 comments
  2. (Shameless Plug) Barbadian Doctor launches movie from Film Festival in DVD format – Price less than a new foreign disc!

    THE KITE FLYER is set for DVD launch on the29TH JUNE at Chubbies video – Sheraton Centre.DVDs will be availableat all Chubbies Video Stores from5pm and Saturday at 3pm.Cast will be on hand for the action!Disks aval. at only $20.00 ea.

    June 28, 2007Culture, Entertainment, Featured1 comment
  3. Up Close & Personal at the Errol Barrow Centre: Snow-Cones and other Barbadiana – Sight Clash, Pt 2/2

    Earlier this week we told you we’d be examining three styles of art, three different personalities and three ways to tell a story ? this was what met fans recently at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination. The occasion was to give the man on the street an insiders? view as to what makes […]

    June 28, 2007Arts, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  4. Grenadian Restaurant Opens with a Bang: Former Tourism Minister sees eatery helping Spice Isle?s visitor market

    One of the main guests at the recent opening of the new Savvy?s Restaurant at Mount Cinnamon was Grenada’s Public Works Minister Brenda Hood (she’s also ex-Tourism Minister) who said the debut of Savvy and the completion of Mt. Cinnamon shows that Peter de Savary was keeping his commitment to Grenada. She also described Savvy?s […]

    June 27, 2007AgricultureNo comments
  5. What do Cotton, Bagasse and Banana Fibres have to do with each other? Papyrus! Bas-Relief from C. Ishmael: Sight Clash, Pt 1/2

    “Using banana, cotton and sugar-cane bagasse fibres to create artwork that reflects my environment has ‘intriguing possibilities‘.” Christobel? Yes, but no! She definitely warms up to you better when you call her Chris, Ms Ishmael is one of a trio doing a simultaneous exhibition at the Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination – Sight Clash […]

    June 26, 2007Arts, Featured, Review2 comments
  6. 1000’S RELISH 3 NIGHT MUSIC FESTIVAL – Visitors thoroughly impressed with St Kitts

    American hip hop star Big Boi, one half of the popular group Outkast, delivered a spirited and enthusiastic performance before thousands of music lovers at the recent conclusion of the 11th Edition of the St. Kitts Music Festival. High energy acts and top quality music were a constant throughout the June 21 to 23 summer […]

    June 26, 2007Entertainment, Music, NewsNo comments
  7. CARICOM 10K Road Race Set for Barbados – Secretariat sees venue as boost for mental & physical Health of Caribbean

    On July 1, 2007, several CARICOM Heads of Government will attend the annual CARICOM 10K Road Race; this year, to be hosted in Barbados, under the theme: The Health of the Region is the Wealth of the Region. The race will start and end at the Bay Street Esplanade, opposite the Office of the Prime […]

    June 26, 2007Athletics, Featured, SportsNo comments
  8. Barbadian Rapper’s journey – just keep walking, this as Rihanna disses jealous Bajans

    In the wake of Rihanna, many Bajans are trying to step up and be counted as the next Caribbean hit from here – some are worthy like Fitzroy, but sadly there are others who should have not wasted their airfare and the Worderer is one of them! I take it his title is a mix […]

    June 25, 2007Featured, Music, Review16 comments
  9. Barbados Tourism Authority offers relief for parents during summer vacation from schools: FREE CAMP!

    Psst! Hey moms and dads, if the brats … uh … kids get to be too much for your frazzled nerves? Then the Tourism Authority is giving a slim thread of hope – In this, its first year, the camp will be held during the school summer holidays enabling children visiting the island with their […]

    June 25, 2007SportsNo comments
  10. Follow-Up: Construction Disruption – Barbarees Garden built at expense of few, whither Barbadian representation? Invasion Of Strathclyde, Pt 6

    What a way to spend a Saturday at home if one chose to… Sounds of construction blaring through your rafters! While my work-load was hectic this week I could have updated the News-Blog, yet I nevertheless left the Strathclyde article at top story for a while so all of the Media could look at it! […]

    June 23, 2007Controversy, Featured, Nature, NewsNo comments
  11. {UPDATE} Building Barbarees Gardens runs all night; the murder of 2 Mahogany Trees and calls to an MP unanswered – The Invasion Of Strathclyde, Pt 5

    Those of you who track this News-Blog may be aware I have a platoon of cats, they’ve chased away bats, roaches and millipedes but can never catch Dr Boobies, Kingfishers or Wild Macaws who are usually too smart for that type of demise… Kingfishers look a lot like the mascot of the Toronto Blue Jays, […]

    June 18, 2007Controversy, Featured, Nature, NewsNo comments

    BARBADOS? culinary team left the island June 16th rearing to go for gold in this year?s Taste of the Caribbean Competition which takes place in Miami next week. Led by Sandy Lane?s John Hazzard, the team comprises Sandridge?s Creig Greenidge, Coral Reef Club?s Mitchell Husbands, Hilton?s Hugh Prince and Sandy Lane?s Adrian Bynoe. Also travelling […]

    June 17, 2007AgricultureNo comments
  13. BBC 2 shows Miss Daisy is alive and well in Barbados – the new South for the Caribbean

    Just read a very disturbing e-mail from a former colleague of mine, it originated from a Government worker with the arts who got it from a lady who does not beat around the mulberry bush when it comes to speaking her mind! It was well circulated throughout CBC and I imagine even further – I […]

    June 16, 2007Controversy, Featured, News1 comment
  14. PSSST! Say, Bud? Got 25-hundred Canadian? I wanna go to Barbados and be taught how to siesta!

    Anybody is familiar with Cecil McIntosh? It seems in Canada he’s venerated as a guru who can chill the most uptight of A-type personalities… Operating from Mississauga, he wants 50 neurotics …. I mean 50 ppl in need of learning how to swallow a chill pill not just for the tropics but anywhere – ?The […]

    June 16, 2007Featured, NewsNo comments
  15. 3rd Anniversary of regional expo celebrating inter-Caribbean Tourism dies before it flies ? Peach & Quiet owner cites ridiculous airfares

    Always out of his own pocket, Adrian Loveridge has been forced to take a powder for this year’s edition of “Re-Discover The Caribbean” exhibition held at Sherbourne Centre, the situation between Liat, Caribbean Airlines, American Eagle and the Guyana/TT terror accusation have just slam-dunked the poor show before it even tried for a three-point shot, […]

    June 16, 2007TravelNo comments
  16. Gunn is blazing again ? C&W may chop workforce by 50% yet seek Millions for Unlimited Bonus

    Anthony Gunn is a resourceful dude, he has contributed on the travesty that was CWC: Clearly Wasted Cricket, done some yachting and now back at his fave rant…. Telecommunications! But it seems there is a serious point to his diatribe – Is C&W planning to cut jobs by 1/2 while paying out over EC $110 […]

    June 16, 2007BusinessNo comments
  17. Barbadian West Coast hotel has answer for next Secret Agent actor ? thanks to Cumbrian scout, eh!

    Over the years, speculation has soared the cosmic winds between Hollywood stars as to if any incarnation of James Bond would – GASP – be black? P-Diddy or Puff Daddy of all ppl wants to lay claim to being the first black Bond, but respect is due elsewhere – as in the new Casino Royale, […]

    June 16, 2007TravelNo comments
  18. Rihanna’s beaus have to be rubber-stamped by Jay-Z

    If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends,Make it last forever friendship never ends,If you wanna be my lover,you have got to give, Taking is too easy, but that’s the way it is.What do you think about that now you know how I feel,Say you can handle my love are you […]

    June 14, 2007Controversy, Featured, RihannaNo comments
  19. Three Artists at UWI Cave Hill’s Errol Barrow Centre for next fortnight: Sight Clash 2007 (Shameless Plug)

    SIGHT CLASH 2007? An Exhibition of Work by GRAHAM GILL & DUSTIN HAREWOOD & CHRIS ISHMAEL June 15 ? 30, 2007 Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination ? Art Gallery UWI, Cave Hill Campus Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 6:00pm Opening Reception (by Invitation) on Friday, June 15, 2007 at 7:00 ? 10:00pm Artists […]

    June 14, 2007Arts, GalleriesNo comments
  20. Foreign Acts plus Pricing with Kittitian Talent and the SKN Music Festival Stimulates Hype

    The Caribbean will get a sample of the extraordinary talent of locals when a mini-feature on the 2007 St. Kitts Music Festival airs on Hype TV. This was revealed on Tuesday?s edition of SKNIS Perspectives by Corporate Communications Manager of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority Ms. Unoma Allen who said that this part of the […]

    June 14, 2007Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  21. Barbadian Cricketer hits a next ton – Over in UK, Rochdale routs Royton at Redbrook via Ryan

    Ryan Hinds continues to shine in British county cricket, the Rochdale Observer gives a glowing account of his centuries – It was runs for fun as Rochdale chased down Royton?s 249 to win by five wickets with just under four overs to spare. And once again it was the Barbadian who led the way, deservedly […]

    June 13, 2007Cricket, Sports1 comment
  22. Barbadian Entertainer hates luggage but may insure legs? Rihanna wants some stability as she revels in her maturing looks!

    I’d invite you back to my place It’s only mine because it holds my suitcase It looks home to me alright But it’s a hundred miles from yesterday night Must I be the man in a suitcase Is it me, the man with the stranger’s face Must I be the man in a suitcase Is […]

    June 13, 2007Featured, Rihanna, TravelNo comments
  23. DIGICEL RENEWS SPONSORSHIP OF CARIBBEAN CUP: Increased Investment Gains Continued Development & Investment in Game

    Digicel renewed its partnership with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) to remain sponsors of the Digicel Caribbean Cup for the next four years covering the upcoming 2008-09 and 2010-11 tournaments. The renewed investment was welcomed by CFU and CONCACAF President Jack Warner at a press conference in New York today ahead of the kick off […]

    June 12, 2007Football, SportsNo comments
  24. Barbadian Entertainer continues to delight NY: David Pilgrim BACK @ KNITTING FACTORY ? FRI. JUNE 22 (Shameless Plug)

    Let’s hear from David in his own words, shall we? Friday JUNE 22 brings me back full-tilt, full band to THE KNITTING FACTORY as part of the GLOBAL GROOVE MUSIC FESTIVAL. It will be a wide ranging night of music from world music to rock. Get in where you fit in, people!! DATE: FRIDAY JUNE […]

    June 12, 2007Featured, Music, NewsNo comments
  25. Top UK & US Journalists Hosted in Grenada ? Spice Isle expected to be profiled in some of the USA?s and UK?s biggest publications

    Journalists from some of the UK’s top newspapers and magazines have just ended a three day trip to Grenada complements Peter de Savary‘s Port Louis Grenada and Mount Cinnamon Grenada. While in Grenada the journalists toured some of Grenada’s best known attractions including the Grand Etang Rain forest; the River Antoine and Belmont Estates; the […]

    June 10, 2007TravelNo comments