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  1. Breakthrough with Jamaican Duo set to tour Barbados at Jumbie’s on the Gap { S H A M E L E S S**P L U G }

    The musical upsurge of the uncompromisingly expressive sibling duo, Brick and Lace, commanded the attention of millions as they released their blockbuster single Love is Wicked on Akon?s Kon Live Distribution and Geffen Record Label last year. The infectious dancehall beats mixed with the smoothness of R&B has produced a unique semi-urban sound that only […]

    March 25, 2008Culture, Entertainment, MusicNo comments

    West Indies vice captain Ramnaresh Sarwan who top scored with 80 in his team?s 269 for 9 against Sri Lanka in the First Digicel Test said he was happy to be back in international cricket after being out for seven months. The right hander said though that Sri Lanka, who scored 476 for 8 declared […]

    March 25, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  3. Barbadian polo rides again – Something to roar about: Holders’ chukkas, Pt 3

    Well, I have trailed what seemed like an elusive Barbadian myth since April last year – I have learned the truth for myself and have fallen madly in love with the sport of polo.This year, I have made many discoveries and revelations… First off, no one has put me up to any of this, at […]

    March 24, 2008Polo, SportsNo comments
  4. Another Legendary act for Basseterre’s Music Festival [SKN]

    Grammy award winner and sultry soul singer John Legend will grace the stage of the St Kitts Music Festival this June. Known for its eclectic mix of music the St Kitts Music Festival has embedded itself into the hearts of many music-loving patrons. Now in its 12th year the festival has welcomed on stage the […]

    March 24, 2008Entertainment, MusicNo comments

    The Digicel Kick Start Clinic’s Journey of Champions begins on Saturday April 5 when the eight Caribbean boys, selected by International footballer John Barnes, head off to the UK to train at Sunderland AFC’s Academy of Light. Andrew Murray from Guyana, Joseph Guemsley & Renaud Brisley from Haiti, Gerard Williams & Devaugn Elliot from St. […]

    March 24, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  6. International Women’s Marketplace next month as part of Canada’s help to Bajan charities [S H A M E L E S S**P L U G]

    Help us make this event a sell out success! All of the funds raised at this event go to support Barbadian charities that focus on the needs of women and children. If you would like to book your tickets, just email the details and it will be organized for you. Many thanks, Charlotte Blumenshein Political […]

    March 24, 2008NewsNo comments
  7. World’s Weekly Shopping Habits, Pt 2 (When do high costs ease?)

    Remember how we took a look at some families across the planet to see how their food bills shaped up with ours? Found the original item and also more candidates for killing and growing your own stuff! Japan : The Ukita family of Kodaira City Food expenditure for one week : 37,699 Yen or $317.25 […]

    March 24, 2008BusinessNo comments

    Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene said that his team is firmly in command of the First Digicel Test at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence after declaring on 476 for 8 on the second day and picking up the crucial wicket of captain Chris Gayle late in the day. ?We?ve got the advantage, we?ve done all […]

    March 24, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  9. Barbados Marine Trust very active in appealing to Barbadians and expats on the importance of ocean’s environment to keep tourism healthy

    1. Holders Season – just finished … The Trust’s Reef Balls aroused great interest among participants, both local, the ex-pats and overseas visitors all of whom are happy that there is a charity which is concentrating on the sea around this small island nation of Barbados. Many made donations and also many joined the Trust […]

    March 23, 2008NewsNo comments
  10. Twenty-20 Cricket match in Miami to have Barbados’ Queen of Soca as Headliner

    A quick peep at the South Florida Caribbean News site, shows how 20/20 cricket is catching on in the USA real fast and just like half-time at Super Bowl, the matches offer a chance for Caribbean stars to blaze forth like our very own Alison Hinds – Memorial Weekend will come alive with three exciting […]

    March 23, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  11. Blooms: Heidi Berger art expo debuts in Speightstown next week

    Heidi Berger is set to open ‘Blooms‘ , a showing of new work at the Gallery of Caribbean Art, Speightstown, Sunday, March 30 between 11am and 2 pm. Heidi Berger, PhD has lived and worked in France, Germany, Mexico and Canada. She now divides her time between Barbados and Canada. In her own words – […]

    March 23, 2008Arts, NewsNo comments

    Malinda Warnapura who scored his maiden Test hundred on the first day of the opening match of the Digicel Test Series said that he played perfectly to the team plan. ?Myself and (Michael) Vandort both play shots so we just wanted to play positively and keep our wickets as well and we did it exactly […]

    March 23, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  13. More Barbadian appeals for doggie – Open wide and let them into your hearts and homes!

    ?Good News!!!…from February?s appeal poster ? we have re-homed 4 out of the 6 urgent cases!!!?OTHER WAYS TO HELP: SHOW YOUR SUPPORT: Please print and display this attachment in your local businesses. The Hope Sanctuary: 266 0986

    March 23, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  14. Will intended Barbadian flyovers mean more restrooms installed? OR – Really pissed at traffic, but don’t eat yellow frozen food (PG-13)

    So much has been said about building flyovers here – their cost, level of engineering, qualifications of consultants and the list alone is a separate article in its own right! Has anyone thought of bathroom facilities? Maybe we should before folks get pissed off in a manner not associated with Road Rage? I have a […]

    March 22, 2008Controversy, Featured, NewsNo comments
  15. Nevisians warned to stay away from heavy seas; Marine officer saves the day

    Disaster preparedness officials on Nevis issued a warning to the public to avoid the island?s beaches over the Easter weekend. The warning was issued by Director of the Nevis Disaster Management Office Mr. Lester Blackette, in light of an existing weather condition which gave rise to dangerous heavy seas. ?We are advising persons to stay […]

    March 22, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  16. SANJAY’S LONELY BREAKS NEW GROUND: New Jamaican video has been getting an overwhelmingly positive response from the reggae market

    Sanjay’s new single, Lonely has been doing very well locally and internationally. The song on the Renaissance ‘Legal Riddim‘ has been receiving good airplay both locally and internationally with regular spins on BBC 1Xtra, Big Up Radio and 876radio as well as continuous rotation on local radio stations. Lonely has broken new ground for Sanjay […]

    March 21, 2008Cinema, MusicNo comments
  17. Beached whales saved by – Moko the dolphin? Ask New Zealand

    Earlier this week on a beach off of Wellington, New Zealand there were two whales beached to the point where euthanasia was contemplated, when once again, the true intelligence of cetaceans came to the fore, as CNN explains – The actions of the bottlenose dolphin — named Moko by residents who said it spends much […]

    March 21, 2008News, OddityNo comments
  18. Barbadian young lady doing well in Canada’s Alternative scene

    Got an e-mail from a girl whose tracks I reviewed about 3 years ago, now, she’s earned cult status in Canada… Jennifer Mahon is very grounded career-wise, yet ethereal in her vocal delivery when combined with the grunge-like aspects of Alternative delivery she is a younger version of Evanescence worth watching out for! She has […]

    March 21, 2008Entertainment, Music, NewsNo comments
  19. T & T Police Band Livens Up Marching Band Show in Europe

    Be patient and watch about 1 minute before these Trinis really start to breakaway… includes Steel-Pan in a Marching Band! (My thanks 2 David Best, erstwhile colleague) Fantastic Musical Arrangements! Get barefoot and Enjoy

    March 21, 2008Cinema, Featured, Music1 comment
  20. Republic of Taiwan Ambassador Liu bids farewell to Nevis

    Nevisian Premier Parry bade farewell to outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of China on Taiwan in the Federation His Excellency Mr. John K Liu and Mrs. Liu, during a face-to-face discussion at his Bath Hotel office earlier this week. Mr. Parry expressed to Ambassador Liu that he was not happy to learn that his diplomatic […]

    March 21, 2008NewsNo comments

    Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is contending that playing the West Indies on their home turf is no ordinary challenge. The right handed batsman made the remarks at the Digicel Test Series launch press conference in Georgetown. ?It?s a great challenge for us, we haven?t toured West Indies that often, this is my second trip […]

    March 21, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  22. Bagatelle Great House host to 2008 Canadian Women’s Club Charity auction: Last Year? 74-K raised and 13 org’s benefitted

    At Bagatelle, the Canadian Women’s Club hosted their annual Easter Dessert & Fun Fete to which 325 tickets were sold to the local community of Canadians and Bajans. Willie Kerr and Eliana Marcenaro kept the crowd soothed with Latin/Jazzy selections like “The Girl From Ipanema” and other bossa-nova classics as folks browsed thru the items… […]

    March 21, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  23. DANGER ZONE: TAKING MUSIC TO A HIGHER LEVEL – Jamaican Music Label destined to continue unification through music

    The Danger Zone Music Group emerged in the year 2000 out of a need to provide positive and quality music to the masses. Headed by CEO Delmar Drummond aka ‘Della Danger‘ and with the Danger Zone Sound System as its nucleus, Danger Zone has over the last 6 years maintained a presence in the in […]

    March 20, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  24. Police arrest lottery ticket – also bag a nark pusher as accomplice

    Imagine this, you just won a tidy little jackpot from a lottery and then you have the ticket taken away… WHY? You bought the ticket with proceeds from an illegal drugs sale! CNN has more on the weird tragicomedy as it happened – Michael David, who had been staying at a motel, sold four 10-milligram […]

    March 20, 2008Crime, Featured, News, OddityNo comments
  25. 28 year old WI Captain cautiously assesses both sides and finds them evenly matched for Digicel 2008

    West Indies captain Chris Gayle thinks that he has the combination of players to do well against the visiting Sri Lankan team in the Digicel Test Series starting on Saturday March 22nd at the Guyana National Stadium. Gayle made the comments shortly after arrival late last night at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport where he […]

    March 20, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments