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  1. Crime Prevention Tips for the Crop Over Period – A message from the RBPF

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is advising all persons who are participating in Crop Over activities, to be mindful of their Properties, businesses, personal security and wellbeing. Here are some useful guidelines you can act on immediately – Business Communities: 1) Be aware of persons watching the business and loitering on the premises 2) Ensure […]

    July 31, 2008Crime, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  2. Belize Family distraught after accident – Hoopster and his Diamond Princess head for USA in separate flights

    For those who follow Belizean matters, we recently explained how American basketballler Kenyon Martin and his hip-hop boo Trina (known for hits like “Shake Your Money-Maker” referring to the derri?re) were passengers and possibly eyewitnesses to a head-on collision in a motorcade which is yet to be established if it was authorised…. Now, a father […]

    July 31, 2008Controversy, News, Travel1 comment
  3. UP CLOSE WITH ARTIST SONIA BOYCE AT THE BARBADOS MUSEUM

    Artist and coordinator of the ?Crop Over? exhibition, Sonia Boyce, will facilitate discussions with aspiring artists and other interested persons, in a social gathering entitled, a ?Conversation with the Artist?. This event takes place at the Barbados Museum, the Garrison, St. Michael, on Saturday, August 2, at 6:00 p.m. Ms. Boyce, who is a multi-media […]

    July 31, 2008Arts, Cinema, NewsNo comments
  4. BARBADIAN EMANCIPATION ROOTS EXPERIENCE SHOW

    In keeping with the season of Emancipation, Minister of Community Development and Culture, Steve Blackett will deliver brief remarks at the Emancipation Roots Experience Show. The cultural showcase takes place at the Frank Collymore Hall tomorrow Thursday, July 31, at 7:30 p.m. Other major events to be held in commemoration of the Season of Emancipation […]

    July 31, 2008Culture, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  5. Grenada open their Digicel Caribbean Championships with a comprehensive win – Aruba fall to ?spicy? Grenada 3-1

    Grenada Jake Rennie 53 mins Anthony Modeste 76 mins Shane Rennie 79 mins 3-1 Aruba Theric Ruiz 50 mins 11 14 09 12 08 04 00 Shots on target Shots off targetCornersFouls Offsides Yellow cards Red cards 04 05 02 14 01 03 01 Grenada opened their Digicel Championships campaign by defeating Aruba 3-1 in […]

    July 31, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  6. Seven Calypsonians named to compete in Nevis’ Senior Kaiso competition

    Following the 2008 Culturama Calypso semi-finals on Saturday July 26 which involved 13 calypsonians, the Culturama committee revealed on July 28, 2008, the names of seven who would vie for the senior monarch title against reigning king Dis N Dat. The successful calypsonians were Jo-Jo, Pungwa, Daddy Fresh Cold, Baker, Nutsie, Astro and De Inspirer […]

    July 31, 2008Culture, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  7. (nyc) UPCOMING DAVID PILGRIM SHOWS W/ SOULFOLK EXPERIENCE: s h a m e l e ss*p l u g

     

    July 30, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  8. Despite lack of required Police presence – Euphoria: August 3rd 2008 @ The Wildey Gynamsium, SHAMELESS PLUG

     

    July 30, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  9. Renewed Local Derby opens Digicel Caribbean Championships – Netherlands Antilles Curacao in scoreless stalemate with Aruba

    Netherlands Antilles Curacao 0-0 Aruba 20 09 09 07 00 00 ShotsCornersFouls Offsides Yellow cards Red cards 10 07 20 03 03 00 Netherlands Antilles Curacao kicked off the third Digicel Caribbean Championship by renewing a local derby against Aruba for the first time in 4 years in front of 2,000 excited home fans who […]

    July 30, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  10. Miss Dominica captures Nevis’ Miss Caribbean Culture again

    A Dominican beauty walked away with the third annual Miss Caribbean Culture title for the second year in succession. Miss Marah Water was crowned by the show?s 2007 queen Ms. Leandra Lander with the assistance of Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry, at the Nevis Cultural Complex over the weekend. Ms. Walters won from a […]

    July 30, 2008Cinema, Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  11. Creator of Harry Potter Novel Series tells Harvard Grads to never stop being bright sparks: JK ROWLING COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

    I wish to thank Corrie Scott – photographer and artist ne plus ultra – for introducing me to William Bloom who is a grand philosopher that showed another side to the author of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry. She was recently invited to Harvard University… She was to deliver the grads’ commencement speech. You […]

    July 30, 2008Editorial, Featured, NewsNo comments
  12. * SHAMELESS PLUG * CROP OVER GALA FETE @ ACCRA BEACH

     

    July 30, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  13. We are Siamese and not pleased – we are nowhere near home, can you help? July 30, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  14. Intensity: How a Dentist became a Photographer and wows the crowds at Grande Salle [UPDATED]

    When I was at Harrison “Kolij” many moons ago, I attended the same school as a number of kids who would later turn out to be popular or notorious in one way or another… Alan Sheppard and Dean Straker were in sixth form when I arrived – later, they’d form Spice & Co, split then […]

    July 28, 2008Arts, Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Barbadian Historian praises local author for showing financial and educational rise of Black Bajans – Sees new trend for history of Middle Class

    Very recently at UWI’s Shell Antilles room, there was the long-awaited launch of Alvin Cummins’ “The Royal Palms Are Dying” a coverage of history events in Barbados with new behind the scenes info given as an apocryphal method of explaining their developments. For instance, in the novel which is published by Caribbean Chapters, there is […]

    July 27, 2008Books, Featured, NewsNo comments
  16. ARUBA JOINS DIGICEL CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Digicel, proud sponsor of Caribbean football, is pleased to announce that Aruba has agreed to take part in Group A of the Digicel Caribbean Championships, taking place in Curacao from 27-31 July. The Aruban FA answered the call from the CFU after flight irregularities threatened Dominica?s participation in the tournament. Dominica now moves to Group […]

    July 27, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  17. Rapper & B-Baller visiting Belize survive head-on collision: Duo continue to event after accident

    Over in Belize, it seems as though some folks are not accustomed to how vehicles are driven in most of Caribbean… Popular American sports personality Kenyon “K-Mart” Martin and his galpal Trina: the Diamond Princess were heading for Belize City when their vehicle collided with another and two children were flung from the other vehicle, […]

    July 27, 2008Controversy, Entertainment, Health, SportsNo comments
  18. NATIONAL ART GALLERY COMMITTEE LAUNCHES AN OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS FROM ALL LOCAL ARITSTS AND CULTURAL PRODUCERS

    Artists and cultural producers are invited to meet with David A. Bailey Wednesday July 30th at 10 a.m. in the Art History Room, Division of Fine Arts, Barbados Community College ? Morningside Campus when he will present his proposal for a multi-sited exhibition in Barbados to coincide with a major international conference to be held […]

    July 27, 2008Arts, GalleriesNo comments
  19. Stanford Super Series: SKY-tv coverage of clash of champions confirmed as Stanford 20/20 announces Stanford Superstars training squad

    Stanford 20/20 Cricket and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed today that the winners of Saturday?s Twenty20 Cup will face 2008 Stanford 20/20 regional tournament champions Trinidad and Tobago as part of the Stanford Super Series. The Domestic Champions winner-takes-all final will be one of six games broadcast exclusively live in the UK […]

    July 27, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments
  20. Citizens in Defence of Grenada?s Lands and Heritage have made a Request for a Meeting with new Grenadian PM: Await Reply

    Now that Grenada is in different hands, many Spice Islanders are waiting to see if it is S.S, D.D – Same Story, Different Day (Hah, betcha thought I was gonna say something else, huh?) – or if there is indeed a new dispensation abroad! An environmental special-interests group known as the Citizens in Defence of […]

    July 27, 2008TravelNo comments
  21. Digicel’s Owner, Irish Billionaire, eyeing markets of Nicaragua & Panama – also has pies in Papua New Guinea, Samoa & Tonga

    Did you know Digicel is in Western Samoa, Tonga and Papua New Guinea? They’re also planning to go for Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, apart from Panama and Nicaragua too, so how does Bajan Reporter know? I’d like to thank an eagle-eyed member of the Barbados Film & Video Association for an update on one of […]

    July 27, 2008Featured, News, Technology1 comment
  22. BCC’s MORNINGSIDE TO FEATURE ARMITAGE FOR 2 DAYS ONLY

    Marian Armitage, will be exhibiting her work at the Morningside Art Gallery at the Barbados Community College on the 2nd and 3rd of August (Saturday and Sunday) from 4.00 – 7.00 P.M. Don’t miss this opportunity to see some outstanding pictures. The artist was born and educated in the Caribbean, and first became aware of […]

    July 25, 2008Arts, Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  23. BARBADIAN ORGANISERS IN A STATE OF EUPHORIA OVER PRICE OF THEIR SHOW DURING CROP OVER

    Local entertainment company, Euphoria Inc. looks set to stage one of the hottest casts of Barbadian artistes and bands for Crop Over 2008. At a time when all eyes and ears patiently await the release of music from Barbados’ top entertainers and producers, the organisers of Euphoria will pay tribute to the Barbadian contingent of […]

    July 25, 2008Culture, Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  24. D’ANGEL BLAZED THROUGH SUMFEST: PLANS TO PERFORM AGAIN EARLY AUGUST

    When D’Angel descended on stage at the 16th staging of Reggae Sumfest on July 17 fans were mesmerized. Mist engulfed the stage and in the midst of the darkness, decked out in a full white robe and angelic wings, D’ Angel gave the Sumfest fans all they expected and more. D’Angel’s set symbolized the tremendous […]

    July 25, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  25. DIGICEL SIR GARFIELD SOBERS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS CRICKET TOURNAMENT ENDS WITH ALL STAR MATCH

    The Digicel Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament drew to an exciting end today when two teams, comprising 22 of the best players from the 2008 tournament, had the opportunity to shine in an international All-Star friendly at the 3W?s Oval in Barbados. The match began at 11:00 a.m. and was a highly anticipated […]

    July 25, 2008Cricket, SportsNo comments