1. Absolute Caribbean Fashion 2007: PAUSE for Reflection?

    Went to Holders over the weekend for the 2nd Absolute Caribbean Fashion extravaganza – was greeted by two polite yet firm security detail, they instructed me to park the car and when I came back I’d have my pass and a guide waiting for me! The pass was very slick, it was laminated and listed […]

    October 30, 2007Arts, FashionNo comments
  2. Stanford 20/20 Ensures Top Quality Medical Care For Pro Players

    Stanford 20/20 Antigua and Barbuda Pro Team players Austin Richards Jr and Wilden Cornwall both traveled to Miami, USA this weekend to undergo medical examinations and possible surgeries for leg injuries. Both players suffered injuries to their knees while training in Antigua with the Pro Team and will most likely require surgery in order to […]

    October 30, 2007Cricket, SportsNo comments
  3. Reminder of Trinidad heavy metal weekend – Kansas & Blue Oyster Cult via Star Events (Shameless Plug)

    Want to bang your head this weekend? Head over to Port Of Spain and see two metal bands, thanks to Star Events Ltd!

    October 30, 2007Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  4. Reggae Entertainment NEWS: Official News Release from Jamaican musician “Dread At The Controls, Inc.” now taking chemotherapy – Mikey Dread

    Internationally acclaimed Jamaican Reggae Legend Mikey Dread believes it is important for his fans/friends/ and supporters know about his current health condition and the treatment he is currently undergoing, and what has happened to him since July, 2007. The good news is that Monika’s and Mikey’s son was born healthy and strong on October 12, […]

    October 30, 2007Health, Music, News1 comment
  5. The Barbados Golf Club Strikes Back? Time Tunnel in Durants for mature crowd only! (Shameless Plug/Promo)

    Try something new…please come join us this Friday, November 2nd, 2007 to STRIKE BACK MEMORIES OF THE 80’s & 90’s. Kindly see attached an e-advertisement; do pass it on to friends, peers and associates. Yes, the strictly 30+ party is taking place at THE BARBADOS GOLF CLUB, once again and we’ve catered to all of […]

    October 29, 2007EntertainmentNo comments
  6. FOLLOW-UP: Beenie Man to return to Jamaica to answer tax evasion charges

    International dancehall artiste Moses Davis, better known as “Beenie Man“, says he will be returning home to Jamaica over the weekend to face tax evasion charges which led to an arrest warrant being issued for him. Last Tuesday Resident Magistrate Owen Parkin issued a warrant for the immediate arrest of the popular artiste after he […]

    October 29, 2007Business1 comment
  7. Embattled Barbadian Singer – Stalked at Sheraton & Suitor Bid from UK

    Ok, so Rihanna has decided to remember her home roots and went to a wedding recently, so yes, it is therefore natural at such an event with many photographers, that someone will get lucky and grab a shot of the famous Fenty lass. But to track the gal when she is going down the steps […]

    October 28, 2007Controversy, Featured, Rihanna1 comment
  8. Mavado connects Jamaica as Curefest is discovered to be bigger hit than expected – this as Jamaican rum auctioned off in UK at cost of a small car

    In his quest to “try and get a computer and Internet connection into every school in Jamaica,” Mavado kept his promise to assist in ensuring all Jamaican schools are able to connect to the Internet by donating 2 computers each to Constant Spring All Age and Charlie Smith High School on Tuesday October 22. “I […]

    October 27, 2007Entertainment, News, OddityNo comments
  9. Barbadian short feature film ‘HOLDING ON’ now with a MySpace address – inviting all & sundry to check it out

    ‘holding on‘ now has a myspace page – take a visit to learn background info and updates on the progress of the caribbean short film. for those who have already seen it, its creator, Laura-Lin Hutchinson, welcomes your comments, so check in friends comment box and at end click on ‘add comment‘ to add yoursThere […]

    October 27, 2007Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  10. British Tall Ship set to dock at Barbados by November 8

    The ?Pelican? is Britain?s latest tall ship. A greyhound of the deep because of her innovative design. She sailed from Weymouth bound for the Caribbean in September 2007 with a full crew. She is a sail training ship owned by a UK partnership in Portland Dorset. The sail design is innovative and is based on […]

    October 27, 2007News, TravelNo comments

    ?Asthma in Barbados? will be the topic for discussion when the Winston Scott Polyclinic holds a lecture/discussion on Friday, November 2, starting at 4:30 p.m. at the clinic. President of the Caribbean Allergy and Respiratory Association, Dr. Malcolm Howitt will lead the discussion. The incidence of asthma is of growing concern to Barbadians and as […]

    October 27, 2007Health, NewsNo comments

    Good News!!!…the little white fluffy dog found in Worthing on 23rd October 2007 is now safely back home with his family. A big thank you to everyone who circulated the digital flyer. Your support is always appreciated. Kind Regards and Best Wishes, Dominique

    October 27, 2007NewsNo comments
  13. Bajans nowadays all for Celtic New Year *aka* Hallowe’en: New Feature – Copyrighted Short Story from NIFCA 2004

    In the late 70’s or early 80’s if you said “All Hallows Eve,” Barbadians young or old would look at you weird and wanna know what on earth are you going on about, it was only understood if a few Brit or Yank expats were in earshot… Now? You are not saying a pang if […]

    October 26, 2007Books, Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  14. St Kitts gets proactive in detecting tsunamis and quakes: SKN’s SEISMIC RESEARCH UNIT UPGRADES SERVICE

    A grant of US $296,000 from the United States Government will be used to upgrade equipment at the Seismic Research Unit at Bayfords. The research unit is part of a regional network set up to monitor geological activity and provides early warnings for developing natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. Network monitoring […]

    October 26, 2007News, TechnologyNo comments

    A netball team from the British Army based in Germany is visiting Barbados. The team, comprising 16 female military personnel of different ranks and ages, all play a competitive standard of netball. The tour is providing an ideal opportunity for them to travel and play netball at a much higher standard than is currently available […]

    October 26, 2007Sports1 comment
  16. New song by DAVID RUDDER for the Burmese people

    Here’s a song Derek Brin recorded with international Soca recording artist David Rudder for the Burmese people. If you haven’t heard, the monks of Burma need your attention. Download it, play it, forward it or whatever. Paste this link into your browser to listen or download

    October 26, 2007Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  17. VIIA & Callaloo Poets donate to Family Support Network

    On Saturday, October 20, 2007, the Virgin Islands Improvement Association (VIIA) and the Callaloo Poets spoke, sang, drummed and danced in an artistic protest to domestic violence. The performers were passionate and kept the audience focused on the message to ‘End Domestic Violence‘. The performers included Sowande, Lavanta (Artful), April, Justin, Linette, Shine-I, Tex, Washasha, […]

    October 26, 2007Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  18. HOPE SANCTUARY?s YARD SALE ? 3rd November 2007 (Shameless Plug/Promo)

    Great news today, Monty – the black cocker spaniel – is found, he’s back home safe and sound with Anne-Marie & Anthony Kent. Meanwhile, next weekend you can do your part for animal welfare by checking out this – ?We always need volunteers to help at our fundraising events?. To volunteer your time or to […]

    October 25, 2007Nature1 comment

    UPCOMING PERFORMANCES & APPEARANCES With her recent performance at CureFest on Sunday October 14 and Divas In Concert in Mandeville on Saturday, October 20, Ce’Cile sets off to St. Vincent on Friday, October 26 to perform at the Aquatic Club. She will then return home to make an appearance at the taping of TVJ’s Comedy […]

    October 25, 2007Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  20. Brit Billionaire expat invites Caribbean Media to the Spice Isle: Bajan Reporter was Sole Exception, baw!

    Grenada will soon be featured in some of the top publications and television stations in the Caribbean Region {Ed’s Note: Like this online journal does on a consistent basis, hint-hint: aval. in Dec.}. This news follows a successful regional media trip hosted by Port Louis developer Peter de Savary, who sent an invitation for most […]

    October 24, 2007TravelNo comments
  21. Jamaican Performer joins ranks of Al Capone & Wesley Snipes ? Accused of Tax Evasion, over half a mil U$ at stake

    Well, in the end, they used this tactic to hold notorious gangster Al Capone when all else failed – with Wesley Snipes? We all wonder what the hell the real deal is – cut the man some slack! He can pay back-taxes before ya can say “vampire-slayer” by doing a next flick, Blade or not! […]

    October 23, 2007BusinessNo comments
  22. Attn: All Barbadian Female Drivers; CORAL RIDGE AT NIGHT – SAFER IF NON-STOP DRIVE?

    Sorting my Hotmail and this note leaps at me from one of my crew since Oct. 19 – According to my sources… this really happened so pass this on and warn your children when they are driving at night – DON’T STOP FOR ANYONE!!!! Two men tried to hold-up a lady on Monday night close […]

    October 23, 2007Crime, Featured, NewsNo comments

    The Government of Canada, through a partnership between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), is to provide Integrated Border Enforcement Training to an additional 14 Caribbean states and territories (Anguilla, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Haiti, Martinique, Montserrat, Suriname, St.Martin / St.Maarten, and […]

    October 22, 2007Crime, NewsNo comments
  24. Lolita in Reverse? Argentina – Under 30 dude is now widower for 80+ wife?

    Scouring the net and this pops up, there’s even video! Um, like ya mean he wants to brag? Anyways, here’s what the Beeb said – An 82-year-old Argentine woman who attracted media attention last month when she married a 24-year-old man has died as a result of heart problems. Adelfa Volpes was admitted to hospital […]

    October 22, 2007Controversy, News, OddityNo comments
  25. WICB APPOINTS NEW CEO – Dr. Donald Peters To Start on November 5, 2007

    Dr. Donald Peters, former President of the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and starts work on November 5, 2007. Dr. Peters, a Dominican, has a wide academic and sports background. He has served as a […]

    October 21, 2007Cricket, SportsNo comments