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  1. Guidelines B?dos Hotel & Tourism Assoc w/BADMC to Follow: SKN?s MARRIOTT RESORT AND AGRICULTURE MOU LEADS TO COOPERATION

    St Kitts Department of Agriculture is forging forward in its role of facilitating the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the St. Kitts Marriott Resort and the local farmers of St. Kitts. {Ed’s Note – We’d like to see a similar arrangement in Barbados!} In giving background to the MOU, Agricultural Marketing Officer Alistair Edwards said […]

    January 31, 2008TravelNo comments
  2. VI Callaloo & VIIA present BLACK LOVE on Saturday, February 16, 2008

    I am curious, what is Black Love? Did Malcolm X in his autobiography not state after visiting Mecca that an inter-racial marriage is the couple’s personal choice? Has it never been alleged that Solomon – Son Of David – marry The Queen Of Sheba, a beautiful Black/Nubian lady? In fact, part of the inspiration for […]

    January 31, 2008Entertainment, News2 comments
  3. LOVING HOMES ‘URGENTLY’ WANTED – The Hope Sanctuary (Shameless Plug – Promo)

    IF YOU COULD ADOPT OR EVEN FOSTER ONE OR BOTH OF THESE DOGS {Ed’s Note – For Goodness’ Sake, please take BOTH home as they obviously grew up together!} PLEASE CONTACT: The Hope Sanctuary: 266 0986, or Helen Austin: 231 4139

    January 30, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  4. JAMAICAN ENTERTAINER IS NOMINATED FOR NUMEROUS AWARDS – JAH CURE SAYS, “It feels good to know that my music has received such recognition”

    With New Year in full swing, ace singer Jah Cure has copped numerous nominations for the upcoming awards season. For the Reggae Academy Awards, which recognises work released between December 1, 2006 and November 30, 2007, Jah Cure has four nominations. Cure is nominated for Most Popular Artiste and Best Solo Male Vocalist while his […]

    January 30, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  5. Rare Albino Fawn saved in USA, to spend life cared for in Wisconsin preserve

    I want to thank my pals at the Hope Sanctuary for this one, was able to find this story on a few blogs independent of each other – This was sent by a man in Rhinelander, Wisconsin A very eventful day around here… A once in many lifetimes experience! I saw this lil’ feller run […]

    January 30, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  6. Barbadian Gospel Awards Show must apologise to Hal Linton – Barbadian Singer maintains Christianity while eschewing an everyday perspective

    Bursting onto the stage at Limelight with his version of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstitious” was how Hal Linton started his joint at the Cavans Lane hotspot over the weekend. He also delivered his debut hit “Cardiac Arrest” and a good few other hits, he even dabbled in reggae and sang some Capleton, and over the course […]

    January 29, 2008Featured, Music, News1 comment
  7. LIVERPOOL FC ‘SUPER SUB’ VISITS THE FIRST DAY OF ANTIGUA DIGICEL CLINICS

    David ?Super Sub? Fairclough of Liverpool FC (1974 ? 1983) visited the first day of Antigua?s Digicel Kick Start Football Clinics on Sunday January 27. A regular visitor of Antigua, Fairclough heard that John Barnes was in town coaching the Digicel Clinics. Fairclough explains his visit to the Clinics: ?I had to come and see […]

    January 29, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  8. Nevisian Leader meets with EC British High Commissioner – Security and conservation issues discussed

    Security issues were high on the agenda when Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Joseph Parry met with British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, His Excellency Mr. Duncan Taylor at his Bath Plain Office. In a press briefing shortly after the meeting Premier Parry described the meeting as favorable. The British High Commissioner […]

    January 29, 2008NewsNo comments
  9. Members of Jamaica’s entertainment industry appreciate the value of education – SPECIALISED SCHOOL TOUR FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH

    No Joke Entertainment in association with VP Records will present in February the ?Education is No Joke? school tour. The school tour is motivational in the sense it will re-unite some of Jamaica?s popular artistes with their alma maters. The main aim of the “Education Is No Joke” school tour is to sensitize students as […]

    January 29, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  10. (** U P D A T E D **) Rihanna ALLEGEDLY poses nude in Germany – if these are fake, then she dodges her Mother’s wrath! What say Def-Jam?

    Back in early December, there we ran an article when li’l Robyn Fenty – aka – Rihanna, declared her mom was the only thing what stopped her from going nekkid in public… Then the Deutsche version of FHM claimed otherwise! Well, we received quite a few comments and they all say the same thing – […]

    January 28, 2008Controversy, Featured, Rihanna16 comments
  11. SHAGGY INTOXICATES AMERICAN PRIME TIME NETWORK

    Dancehall superstar Shaggy turned up the heat on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) as the featured guest artist very recently. No stranger to prime time, Shaggy was originally slated on Jay Leno when his new album Intoxication dropped back in November, but the much anticipated appearance was postponed due to the writers’ strike […]

    January 28, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  12. AS OF APRIL, BARBADIANS HAVE TO USE RETURN ADDRESSES

    From March 31of this year, all mail delivered to post offices here must bear a return address legibly printed on the back or front left corner of the envelope.This advice has come from the Barbados Postal Service (BPS) which has pointed out this would enable mail to be returned to the sender if the recipient […]

    January 27, 2008NewsNo comments
  13. BIRD ROCK STADIUM PASSES TEST VIA AN ACT OF GOD: SKN GEARING FOR CARIFTA

    The Bird Rock athletic stadium is still under construction but already the facility has passed its first informal test which was administered by a ?higher power.? Alexis Hazel, General Manager of Rock and Dirt, told SKNIS that heavy rainfall earlier this week was a testing time for his company as it slowed construction work. However, […]

    January 27, 2008SportsNo comments
  14. FOGGING STARTS IN THE NORTH AS OF TOMORROW

    When the Ministry of Health starts fogging again from tomorrow, five parishes will get thoroughly fogged.The team from the Vector Control Unit will start in areas that abut and bound St. Lucy and St. Peter on Monday, January 28 including Boscobelle, Mount #1 & 2, Gays, Collins, The Baltic, Date Tree Hill, Cave Hill and […]

    January 27, 2008NewsNo comments
  15. Teenaged Barbadian Soccer Star earns stay at Milan & UK to hone goalkeeping skills

    Dave “Piggy” Porter may have changed the life of one Barbadian teenager for the better, thanks to Dave – Chris Corbin has a chance that few get to pursue; a professional career in soccer, with a chance to share that knowledge with a next generation of budding Bajan goalkeepers, strikers, midfielders and the like.Dave recommended […]

    January 25, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  16. FIRST HALF OF the eight-country Digicel Kick Start Football Clinics complete

    The final day of the St. Kitts Digicel Clinics ended with an exciting and crowd engaging match between the National U-20 team and the older and more experienced Digicel Village Superstars. With the Nationals winning 2-0, they proved to Head Coach, John Barnes that they indeed take their football seriously. It may have taken the […]

    January 25, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  17. JUDGES HAVE HIGH STANDARDS FOR JAMAICA’S MAGNUM KINGS AND QUEENS OF DANCEHALL

    Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall has brought together three top dancehall personalities to help in the adjudication of the show; Cordell ‘Skatta‘ Burrell, Kadene ‘Miss Kitty‘ Hylton and Cardiff ‘General Degree‘ Butt. These three bring different personalities and tastes to the dancehall competition, but who are they and what are they looking for. Skatta […]

    January 25, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  18. A Knight is downed before 30 – Heath Ledger, latest sufferer of Aussie’s Fame?

    I vividly recall my way of discovering that Sir William Thatcher passed away… If you’re not sure who that is then I am talking about the late Heath Ledger in one of his best roles ever. Unfortunately, everyone has chosen to remember him as the gay cowboy in Brokeback Mountain, I had switched on my […]

    January 25, 2008Controversy, Crime, NewsNo comments
  19. INTEGRITY ACT ADDRESSES LOOPHOLES IN KITTITIAN LEGISLATION

    The proposed Integrity in Public Life Act is comprehensive in its design in an attempt to eliminate any loopholes, and ensure full disclosure by all relevant persons in St Kitts & Nevis. Minister of State for Information Honourable Nigel Carty told SKNIS that Cabinet held in depth deliberations on the composition of the proposed Act […]

    January 25, 2008NewsNo comments
  20. Mission in Progress captures group Morgan Heritage as it seeks to bottle the power of its live stage performance on disc

    Coming off a successful stint of shows in Senegal alongside Senegalese pop and reggae acts: Carlou D. Fafai and Xuman, Morgan Heritage is ready to launch there new album ‘Mission In Progress‘ The new album ‘Mission in Progress‘ captures the band as it tries to bottle the power of its live stage performance on disc. […]

    January 25, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  21. Cultural Treasures: Now and Then of Barbados – Fielding Babb at EBCCI, UWI Cave Hill (Shameless Plug)

    NOW ON!!! ?Cultural Treasures:Now and Then of Barbados? An exhibitionfromthe private collection of artist Fielding Babb at theErrol Barrow Centrefor Creative Imagination’s Art GalleryUWI, Cave Hill Campus Gallery opens each weekday from 10am ? 5pm Exhibition continues until February 2, 2008 Call 417-4780 for more information or appointments Please note that none of the pieces […]

    January 25, 2008Arts, CultureNo comments
  22. NCF Seminar uncovers view of CBC-TV as Last Monopoly, need for both Barbadian Film Commission and Film Resource Guild

    At The Manor Lodge’s Dining Club on Green Hill, a budding hurricane for change in aspects of the Barbadian entertainment scene unexpectedly came via an NCF seminar on the future of Film & TV in Barbados… Many participants made numerous calls in removing CBC TV from its near half century of dominance in a video […]

    January 24, 2008Arts, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  23. DENZIL DOUGLAS NAMES NEW POLICE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE FOR SKN

    Austin Williams has been officially tapped to be the Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas at Government Headquarters on Wednesday. Flanked by top officials from the Police High Command and the Ministry of National Security including Minister the Honourable Dwyer […]

    January 24, 2008NewsNo comments
  24. Mr Dale Reaches Final Round of International Groovy Soca Monarch Finals

    For the second consecutive year another Barbadian Artiste has made it to the Finals of the International Groovy Soca Monarch Finals. 2007 People’s Monarch and Road March King Mr. Dale has gone through to the final stage of this year’s competition with his hit song ?Soca Junkie?. In a tightly contested battle held at the […]

    January 24, 2008Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  25. EXCLUSIVE Video Footage of shoplifting at clothing store in Maraval, Trinidad

    EXCLUSIVE Video Footage of shoplifting at clothing store in Saddle Road, Maraval, Trinidad courtesy rhabr007

    January 24, 2008Crime, FeaturedNo comments