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  1. UK expats go west – Barbadian West Coast: Because ye olde England not so Merrie now, they want their own Independence [PG-13: Language & Violence]

    {Ed’s. Note – Those with Attention Deficit Disorders, this entry is not for you – this is a long one. I have sought to verify most of the references made in this item, some were successful and will be quoted/linked accordingly – others only basic details can be accrued. This is more of an opinion […]

    November 30, 2007Controversy, Crime, Featured, Travel1 comment
  2. Matrix Redux – Bajan Environmental Sites & Trini Race Hate Via Cartoons

    It’s been a while since I tracked what Barbadian or Caribbean activities were happening Netwise and I decided to make up for lost time – there’s been much going on… I got a heads-up on the following site from one of my contacts in Hi5 and was amazed but not in a nice way! There […]

    November 30, 2007Culture, Entertainment, FeaturedNo comments
  3. SKN National Security Minister: No Stone Unturned to Adress Antisocial Behaviour in Basseterre – High Crime in St Kitts

    St Kitts & Nevis’ Minister of National Security the Hon. G. A. Dwyer Astaphan, responding to a recent spike in antisocial behaviour, said his government is ruling nothing out and is committed to doing whatever is necessary to reduce these acts by select elements of society. The Minister made the statement at a briefing organized […]

    November 30, 2007Controversy, Crime, NewsNo comments
  4. The day the Earth did NOT stand still – Barbadians (and the Windward Isles) were shaken not stirred!

    MY STORY – How do you photograph a quake? I was at work, listening to Jude Eastmond mangle “Stand By Me” while Kimberley Skeete and Veoma Ali proved they could sing on Love FM. I felt the first vibrations just before three, I remember asking what is going on and everyone asking me why and […]

    November 30, 2007Controversy, Featured, NewsNo comments
  5. Barbadian Shopping Centre actually realises Independence is before Christmas – Praise & Salutations

    I browsed Barbados Free Press recently and they were agreeing with Go Web how many merchants have allowed the commercial interpretation of Christmas to overshadow this country’s birthday… For those of you that don?t live in Barbados, Independence Day is November 30th. Despite this fact, from as early as the first week in November, Christmas […]

    November 29, 2007Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Barbados-Based Caribbean Travel Site Named Overall Travel Information Site by World Travel Awards (Housekeeping Too)

    TotallyBarbados.com has won the 14th Annual World Travel Awards 2007 for “The Caribbean’s Leading Overall Travel Information Website.” The award will be presented in December at a gala ceremony in Turks and Caicos and announced at the World Travel Market in London. “I am over the moon to have won this award,” said Brett Callaghan, […]

    November 29, 2007Featured, News, TravelNo comments
  7. JAMAICAN DANCEHALL ARTISTES TALK OPENLY ABOUT ISSUES RELATED TO HIV/AIDS

    Dancehall artist Ce’Cile, along with Tanya Stephens and video director Ras Kassa, talk openly about issues related to HIV and AIDS in a newly launched production: Xpress. In partnership with UNICEF, MTV Networks International’s global multimedia HIV and AIDS prevention campaign, ‘Staying Alive‘, the multimedia global HIV and AIDS prevention campaign, launched Xpress for World […]

    November 29, 2007Entertainment, Health, NewsNo comments
  8. New crime trends in Barbados – Beware if on foot or behind the wheel!

    If anyone from the Royal Barbados Police Force is reading this, and I know you all do, I would appreciate if you can e-mail me and let me know if the following communique is crap or truth? Two of my friends were robbed last night (6th November 2007) in separate incidents. The first happened around […]

    November 29, 2007Controversy, Crime, Featured, NewsNo comments
  9. ST KITTS’ BIRD ROCK STADIUM TAKES SHAPE – TAIWAN CREDITED FOR SPEED OF BUILDING

    The 2008 CARIFTA Games are a little less than four months away in St. Kitts and Nevis. Construction crews have been working steadily over the past months to ensure the Bird Rock Athletic Stadium ? which will host the Easter-weekend tournament ? is completed on time. A thumbs up signal was given to the construction […]

    November 29, 2007News, SportsNo comments
  10. Britney Spears gets Xmas with her sons – Federline gets them for Thanksgiving: Holidays are Quality Time

    The entertainer noted for her disastrous MTV appearance will be next to her children, Sean and Jayden, when they open their presents under the Christmas tree. Los Angeles County Court gave the singer permission to spend some days of the current season (including Christmas) with her kids. It’s been a little legal battle between Britney […]

    November 29, 2007Entertainment, News1 comment
  11. Barbadian Collection of Authors to launch next week: Zemicon Gallery turns literary

    “WritersInk Barbados (WIB)” launch their first anthology, “Bazaar” on Friday, Dec 7 @ 6 p.m. @ Zemicon Gallery, Bridgetown. The group hope to see the gallery full to overflowing for this evening of readings & music. Bazaar features work from the 15 award-winning members of WIB, a group formed by Esther Phillips and which celebrates […]

    November 28, 2007Books, EntertainmentNo comments
  12. Grenadian Resort and UK Tour Operator Sign Marketing Agreement

    Mount Cinnamon Hotel will now be promoted by world renowned tour and vacation operators Caribtours. Mount Cinnamon is a new Peter de Savary resort destination which is set to follow his others at the forefront of leading travel trends. In keeping with this, an agreement between Mount Cinnamon and Caribtours was signed at the recently […]

    November 28, 2007TravelNo comments
  13. Lil Rick?s Birthday Party – Winning ticket for Chevrolet Spark

    On Saturday 24 November, 2007 Lil Rick hosted his annual birthday party at Tim’s on the Highway. Patrons were entertained by several popular DJs and the host himself; Lil Rick was also on the turn tables. Throughout the night patrons won mobile phones compliments of Cable and Wireless and tickets to the Jah Cure show […]

    November 28, 2007EntertainmentNo comments
  14. Barbadian Bird Sanctuary hosts Independence Day Movie Lime – Hit For Six

     

    November 28, 2007Cinema, CultureNo comments
  15. ROOTZ UNDERGROUND TO SURFACE AT WELCOME TO JAMROCK OVER IN JAMAICA

    Rootz Underground is confirmed to perform at the highly anticipated Welcome to Jamrock concert set to take place on Friday December 21, 2007 on the grounds of the Constant Spring Football Field. Since its start in 2005, Welcome To Jamrock, staged by BentSpeare Entertainment, has been known to feature the hottest artistes. Over the last […]

    November 28, 2007Music, NewsNo comments
  16. EARTHRACE UPDATE – RESUMES WORLD VOYAGE EARLY 2008, BUT NOT PASSING BARBADOS IMMEDIATELY

    I love Gmail’s chat, their alerts are a very discreet BLOOP to let you know a body is trying to reach you. So when I saw some of the Earthrace‘s crew were online I decided to hail them and get an update! For those unfamiliar with Earthrace – they tried to circumnavigate the planet with […]

    November 25, 2007News, TravelNo comments
  17. Global Charity Agency says Global Warming has made life harder for poverty-stricken: Weather is more unstable each decade

    Weather-related disasters have quadrupled over the last two decades, from an average of 120 a year in the early 1980s to as many as 500 today, according to a claim made by international agency Oxfam. The increase in these extreme climatic events is in line with climate models developed by the international scientific community. The […]

    November 25, 2007Controversy, Nature, NewsNo comments
  18. JAH CURE READY FOR HIS BARBADIAN CONCERT

    With performances in Barbados at the start of December as well as appearances in Turks & Caicos, St. Lucia, Trinidad, Antigua, Suriname and back in Jamaica, Jah Cure is set for a busy Christmas. Jah Cure has already received rave reviews for his performances in Holland (August), Jamaica (Curefest) and the Bahamas (November), and is […]

    November 25, 2007Music, NewsNo comments
  19. Barbadian Singer Lauds late Aussie TV Host with questionable parenting habits

    For those of you looking for some sweet homily and candied bagatelles over virtues not present, please do not bother to continue reading… For those who believe they can handle the truth, then brace yourselves! First off, when I made an initial attempt to listen to the disc, a colleague asked who is the female […]

    November 24, 2007Featured, Music, ReviewNo comments
  20. NO FOGGING INDEPENDENCE DAY – CELEBRATION OF 41ST ANNIVERSARY CONTINUES JUST A BREAK FROM MOSQUITO HUNTING

    Just a note that next Friday, November 30, no fogging allowed as this is Independence Day, a public holiday. Bare fogging for St. James, St. Thomas and St. Michael – certain districts from these parishes will be properly fogged between Monday and Thursday. The Ministry of Health continues to remind the public don’t throw stones […]

    November 24, 2007Health, NewsNo comments
  21. Back-Packing the Caribbean ? Activist Hotelier gets nod for reasonable accommodations in Barbados

    Adrian Loveridge is known to piss off a lot of ppl in high and low places here in Barbados – due to a number of convoluted details his annual Re-Discover The Caribbean show was postponed this year due to false terrorist charges, airfares and the sports tragedy that was Cricket World Cup, but now there […]

    November 24, 2007TravelNo comments
  22. UNTOLD JAMAICAN STORY NOW REVEALED BY FORMER US-BASED WAR VET

    Jamaican author and Iraq war veteran Laura Johnson has recently released her 3rd book: ‘Born As A Sufferer‘. Released in April of this year, ‘Born As A Sufferer‘ depicts the lives of two young people, Shelly and Bobby, who are fighting their own demons in the streets of Kingston, Jamaica. They are travelling on different […]

    November 24, 2007BooksNo comments
  23. Poetry Readings – UWI Art Gallery at Errol Barrow Centre (Shameless Plug)

    The University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination Art Gallery BABEL ?beautiful, unsayable, meaningless, profound? An exhibition by Stewart Brown November 18th – December 14th, 2007 Open Monday to Friday 10:00am ? 5:00pm Poetry Readings Every Thursday at 6:30pm November 22 ? Esther Phillips & Phillip Nanton November […]

    November 24, 2007CultureNo comments
  24. TAIWAN ENCOURAGES EXPANSION OF SKN’S FISHING INDUSTRY WITH HUGE FINANCIAL BOOST

    The fishing industry in St. Kitts and Nevis will be significantly boosted as government partners with the Republic of China (Taiwan) to revolutionize their current fishing customs. The donation of US $230,000.00 from the Taiwanese Embassy will be used by the Ministry of Agriculture to purchase a modern mid-sized fishing boat that will be used […]

    November 24, 2007NewsNo comments
  25. Canadian City lays down ultimatum – Soca or Die!

    Kool Haus downtown Toronto was invaded with fifteen soca monarchs and thirteen road monarchs from around the Caribbean, as Dr. Jay hosted his 7th annual birthday celebration, Soca or Die. St. Vincent’s 2007 Road March King, Problem Child proved that he did not have a problem entertaining the packed venue with his “Party Animal” tune. […]

    November 24, 2007Culture, Entertainment1 comment