1. Barbadian singer songwriter David Kirton takes the road less traveled and it leads him to Universal Music, Canada

    The road less traveled by the majority of Barbadian singer songwriters is the route taken by Modern roots reggae artist David Kirton, over 10 years in the Barbados music industry and still no Soca song. With his fourth album ‘Time for change‘ it would seem that his steady course of recording and releasing what has […]

    June 19, 2008Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  2. Grenada?s Port Louis ? Berth of a new era, Keith Mitchell sanctions foreign infrastructure

    Camper & Nicholsons Marinas has announced that off plan berths at the exclusive Port Louis development on the exotic island of Grenada are now available for sale and annual rental. When completed in Spring 2009 the luxurious marina development will be an ultimate year round location for those wishing to discover one of the best […]

    June 19, 2008TravelNo comments

    Veterans Day was created as part of the Government?s initiative to recognise better those who have served in our Armed Forces. This year Veterans Day will be held on Friday 27 June 2008. For generations our Armed Forces have served their country across the world in many roles from war fighting, peacekeeping and reconstruction to […]

    June 19, 2008EditorialNo comments
  4. Backlash from Barbados’ Developing Spoken Word Community – Bajan Reporter Blog under heavy fire for daring to speak their own view

    Two nasty anonymous comments – rejected! Cowards seldom prosper… Two more comments – one unfoundedly racial and the other laughingly as inaccurate as they accuse me of doing – HOWEVER; I still have some respect as these two chose to put their names where their objections are. For that, I salute you. Plus? A call […]

    June 18, 2008Controversy, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  5. Aqua Restaurant in Hastings features Barbadian Sculptor in Unique form of Exhibition

    According to the Times in London, Aqua Restaurant is “…a brisk blast of fresh air blowing through [Barbados’] restaurant business.” That comment was made two years ago, and Aqua is still going strong. Now they use art as an augmentation of their culinary expressions. In particular, Bill Grace, a multi-skilled gent who counts Frank Lloyd […]

    June 15, 2008Arts, EntertainmentNo comments
  6. How raw is too raw? When Le Mot Juste became Le Most Cuss – Limelight Cafe unexpectedly hosted dirty talk with minors present {PG-13}

    I have done many a deed that could make even a demon blush, however, when I commit such acts it is with either with a consenting gal and all necessary paraphernalia and/or there are no witnesses… In other words there is a time and place for deeds not daring but rather flaring as in cursing/scatologia. […]

    June 15, 2008Controversy, Featured, Review4 comments
  7. Stanford Super Stars to face England in the Stanford 20/20 for US$20 million

    One of crickets? greatest rivalries was rekindled this week at the launch of the Stanford 20/20 for 20 where Sir Allen Stanford on behalf of the Stanford 20/20 Board, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced a new five match series for the richest team prize for […]

    June 14, 2008CricketNo comments
  8. Geothermal Plan to provide jobs for Nevisians – other islands may receive power as well

    ?Once we got together and we did the geochemistry, the geophysics and the geology, we concluded that Nevis is the place to be today, tomorrow and over the next thousand years.? Those were the words of General Manager of West Indies Power Nevis Limited (WIP) Mr. Rawlinson Isaac, as he during a site visit by […]

    June 14, 2008News, TechnologyNo comments

    West Indies head coach says that since many pundits had predicted that the Australians would maul the West Indies in the Digicel Test Series and that has not happened that the home side has done well despite being 1-0 down in with the final Digicel Test hanging in the balance. “In this particular series, considering […]

    June 14, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  10. Irish band U2: New album coming – but no MP3 freebies

    Paul McGuinness, the U2?s manager, announces that the new album – follow-up “How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb” of 2004, is coming out by the end of the year.Speaking about the future projects of the Irish rock band, he says that they won?t guarantee the “free listening” of their songs like other famous singers made, […]

    June 14, 2008Entertainment, Music, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Aerial Trek and De Heart uh Barbados – June 20-22, 2008

    ?De Heart uh Barbados? ? (DHUB) is an annual event that celebrates community and nature within the Integrated Nature Tourism Area (INTA) of Barbados. DHUB was inspired in 1999 by the Environmental Special Projects Unit of the Government of Barbados — which is now The Natural Heritage Department — with a view to involving communities […]

    June 14, 2008Culture, NewsNo comments
  12. The Barbadian Matrix reloaded – New blog from Bajan Frog and Barbados touted in Lady-Oriented Travelling website

    It’s that time where we sail thru cyberspace and see what Bajans or things Bajan to discover and inform… First? The Bajan frog whose duty it is to save the Universe – Fitzroy – apart from a fabulous career in singing, being a noted journalist in Miami and wielder of a wicked sword… Is now […]

    June 14, 2008Editorial, Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  13. Buttering up – Barbadian develops new food condiment

    If margarine can have a buttery flavour, who says butter can’t be flavoured too? Not Dawn Maloney, according to Trinidad’s Newsday magazine. It seems back around 2000, the Bajan gal had a happy accident in the kitchen between seafood and popcorn, which led to her friends encouraging her to create her own niche, Newsday has […]

    June 14, 2008Editorial, NewsNo comments

    Hard on the heels of the launch of new passenger flights to South Florida, Caribbean Airlines has now further augmented service to that market with the addition of a new ?third? cargo service to Trinidad from Miami – the air cargo hub of the region. This is in direct response to an increased demand for […]

    June 14, 2008TravelNo comments

    The world of Reggae always finds room for a great roots vocalist, and BE PREPARED, JAMELODY’s 15 track VP Records debut CD, showcases a rare voice—soulful, gritty, with echoes of Dennis Brown and Garnet Silk, as well as Stevie Wonder. But JAMELODY is clearly his own man, and he sings not just for one audience, […]

    June 14, 2008Culture, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  16. Entries invited for Second Caribbean Film Showcase – Deadline is June 16!

    The Second Caribbean Film Showcase will take place in October this year. This is a joint effort of the Cuban Institute of Film Art and Industry (ICAIC) and UNESCO, in collaboration with Ministries of Education, cultural institutions, and filmmakers, intellectuals and artists in the various territories. The Showcase programme will be made up by a […]

    June 14, 2008Arts, Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  17. HOUSEKEEPING/ APOLOGIA/ TRAILER – Rawness, Machel, Poetry, Art & More!

    I think John Lennon once said Life is what happens while you’re busy making plans… So true, I had a lot on my plate for this week and still have much to do, but Deborah Callender’s recent passing disrupted me much like Terry Mayers’ transition did… That is one of my features to come actually […]

    June 13, 2008Controversy, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  18. BREAKING NEWS [RIP: Updated] – Barbadian Poet & Co-Ordinator of Barbados Voices Collective Dies

    I was shocked to learn Monday night about 7:00 pm that ardent Writer and equally passionate Poet – Deborah Callender was dead. A literary friend of hers told my mother and it seems she was admitted to the QEH for a pancreas attack, but sad to say – she never made it… I only knew […]

    June 10, 2008Books, Featured, NewsNo comments
  19. Strategy’s Lead Vocalist Kirk Brown Launches Solo Album Across Caribbean for 2008

    Kirk Brown, Bajan multi-genre sensation, has portrayed consistency, energy, entertainment and appeal and since his nomination for Reggae Artist of the year, his musical efforts have intensified. He has launched his solo album, Must Get It, as well as individual music videos to the tracks Baby (Kirk Brown feat Danny Reid) and Chimmie Papa (Tejay […]

    June 10, 2008Music, NewsNo comments
  20. De Heart Uh Barbados – 5K and 10K runs by June 21

    Fitness enthusiasts will have another opportunity to get a ?good work out? next weekend when the Natural Heritage Department (NHD) stages its De Heart Uh Barbados celebrations which will feature a 10k run and 5k walk. The events will be held on Saturday, June 21, and participants will gather at NHD, the Project House, No. […]

    June 10, 2008Athletics, SportsNo comments
  21. African drumming sparks Nevis youth?s interest in performing arts

    Culture Advisor to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Mr. Halsted ?Sooty? Byron has cited that the introduction of African Drumming in schools was responsible for the heightened interest in drumming and the craze for iron bands among Nevis? youth. Mr. Byron told the Department of Information in a recent interview that when drumming was introduced […]

    June 10, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  22. Fundraiser for the Barbados youth delegation to get to Cuba for the IV Assembly of Caribbean Peoples [SHAMELESS PLUG]

    A reminder of the fundraising event at Jumbies TOMORROW, Tues 10th June. Please come out and support this important initiative to assist the Barbadian youth delegation fly to Cuba for the IV Assembly of Caribbean Peoples.

    June 10, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments

    This year’s Crop Over celebrations here in Bim will be extra special as the reigning prince of soca, Machel Montano, journeys here to help celebrate in style. Known to Barbadians as the end of their sugar cane harvest and to the rest of the world as Grand Kadooment, Crop Over celebrations take place from late […]

    June 9, 2008Culture, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  24. Caribbean flavour alternative haven for Barbadian singer Philip 7

    When Barbadian singer, Philip 7, hits the stage, the edgy alternative/rock sound that resonates from his powerful frame is the last thing audiences expect to hear. With an inborn love for music, Philip 7, aka Philip Scantlebury, has carved a niche for himself in a musical genre not typically known for its West Indian roots. […]

    June 9, 2008Music, NewsNo comments
  25. BVI Teen Pageant next month at popular Community Center June 9, 2008Culture, EntertainmentNo comments