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  1. * DIGICEL CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS/DCC * CAYMAN LEAVE IT LATE TO RESCUE A POINT AGAINST ANTIGUA & BARBUDA & Bermudans gain entrance to DCC

    Having been torn apart 4-0 vs. Antigua and Barbuda in their first Group C fixture, the battling Bermudans gained entrance to seventh heaven, with a tidal wave of goals against a shell-shocked St. Martin. Although Grand Cayman narrowly escaped the brunt of Hurricane Gustav, the storms after effects were still being felt down at pitch […]

    August 31, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  2. BARACK TO THE FUTURE – SKITSOMANIA’S CREATOR DIRECTS ANOTHER ONLINE VIDEO

    The latest Comedy Mo-jo video is NOW online at NOW Tube! This 5-minute puppy is the 6th in our series of NOW Magazine movies, as we cover the T-dot beat with a comedic bent. In this one, we stage a backstage showdown between Andre Arruda and Marty Adams, whose hilarious 18-inch character ‘Clive‘ chews up […]

    August 31, 2008Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  3. Newly formed Caribbean entertainment business claims to brings together the best of the region through a new entertainment website

    Caribbean Vibes – CV the newly formed Caribbean entertainment business, officially launched its operation on Friday 29th August, 2008. It brings together the best of Caribbean and its people and through an entertainment Website, will expose their culture globally. CV is owned and managed by Barbadian-born Michael Ramsay who now resides in San Diego, CA. […]

    August 31, 2008Entertainment, News, TechnologyNo comments
  4. AFRICAN FREEMASONRY VIEWS EXPLAINED NEXT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH – African Origins of Western Freemasonry

    Hosted by Khemit Konnections at Barbados Public Workers’ Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. Belmont Road, St. Michael Sunday, September 7th at 5:00 pm $15 Presentation will cover: African Origins of symbols and concepts in masonry The first Sons of Light who achieved 360 degrees African Mystery Schools Grand Master Builders Scottish Rite, York Rite, Shriners, Eastern […]

    August 31, 2008Controversy, Editorial, News1 comment
  5. THE SUCCESS OF PAST DIGICEL RISING STARS WINNERS

    For the lucky few who make it through to the top-ten of the Digicel Rising Stars talent competition, this is just the beginning of the road until they are declared winners by Jamaica’s vote. In previous seasons, Jamaica has seen the unearthing of a kaleidoscope of new talents in the music industry with Cavan, Chris […]

    August 31, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  6. {U P D A T E #3} Bella – **FOUND** Corrie Scott’s find to be repatriated & Star STILL needs a human: URGENT HELP AS IN LIKE Y’DAY

    That’s two dogs saved, but Mikko remains missing (BTW: Mikko’s reward is now bumped up to $1,000 as the retriever is still AWOL) – this weird weather with the thunder is scaring the bejesus out of dogs, owners need to keep a close eye on their babies as I understand even 6′ tall fencing is […]

    August 30, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  7. JAMAICAN SUPERMAN HITS KRYPTONITE – Usain Bolt fails to break own record, has cold, but homecoming in J’ca 20th Sept

    After all of the blood they dragged from Asafa Powell and Usain “Lightning” Bolt, not to mention the effort expended in the 100/200/400m-Relays, is it really any surprise Bolt is now staving off the flu? Unfortunately, this means no bar of solid gold, as was promised in Switzerland – Usain Bolt last night proved he […]

    August 29, 2008Athletics, Olympics, SportsNo comments
  8. PYRAMID ARTISTES – Behind the Scenes at Labour Day Carnival Weekend

    In February, 2008 Pyramid produced a music truck at Trinidad Carnival with the Tribe mas band featuring several Barbadian artistes as well as a cast of Trinidadian and regional artistes. Not only did the artistes receive tremendous visibility but the company cemented its brand in the marketplace attracting the attention of millions of spectators. The […]

    August 29, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  9. Dojangles Publishing productions available at Emerald City tomorrow: SHAMELESS PLUG

    For you lovers of quality local projects and those of you in the area of Emerald City, St. Phillip? The titles of Dojangles and more will be available there tomorrow Saturday 30th August from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. On sale will be:“Spiritual Revolution” by Pamela Small“My Mother’s Son” by Jeremy Davis IV“Feelin’ A Way: […]

    August 29, 2008BooksNo comments
  10. DCC Match Report: Antigua & Barbuda net big returns in Cayman & CAYMAN CRUISE TO 3-0 WIN AGAINST ST. MARTIN IN GROUP “C”

    Antigua & Barbuda opened their Digicel Caribbean Championship offshore account in Grand Cayman with a clinical 4-0 demolition of an outclassed Bermuda earlier this week. The match would be put beyond all doubt in minute 62 when a defensive lapse saw Randolph Burton latch onto the faux pas, before slotting home coolly with the keeper […]

    August 29, 2008Football, SportsNo comments
  11. Dom and Becky’s Wedding: FAMILY AFFAIR IN UK

    Earlier this year, a friend of mine got married, now a cousin of mine has decided to keep me company in the chain-gang too, LOL! Here is what his mum (one of my aunts) says of the recent occasion – (Gent & Lady of the Moment, Dominic and Rebecca, along with cuz Gabi as bridesmaid) […]

    August 29, 2008FeaturedNo comments
  12. Hurricane Duty calls Royal Navy away from Trinidad

    Royal Navy warship, HMS Iron Duke has been forced to cancel her planned visit to Port of Spain at Trinidad this weekend due to the ongoing activity of Hurricane Gustav. Gustav which has recently caused damage and loss of life on the island Of Haiti is now south of Jamaica and threatening a number of […]

    August 29, 2008Nature, News, TravelNo comments
  13. Let’s Vote for Usain (SHOUT OUT 2 MET OFFICE 4 ALERT)

    Got this update from a former CBC brother-in-arms who also is at the MET office – Hey, we want you to catch the Jamaican fever. For all our Island people and all who like track better than swimming, please vote for Usain “Lightning” Bolt.Please VOTE and forward this to all your contacts and encourage them […]

    August 29, 2008Athletics, Olympics, SportsNo comments
  14. TWO DOGS FOUND – ONE AT ROWANS PARK, BUT NOT MIKKO THE GOLDEN RETRIEVER

    Here’s a midsized, brown dog found in Rowans Park area, St. George. It’s looking for its family. Contact 241-1319 or 271-4559 Now this little guy was found yesterday at The Warrens Shell Gas Station, a young male, who looks as if he has been groomed recently. Owner must be looking for him (hopefully) Do you […]

    August 29, 2008Nature, NewsNo comments
  15. Is it true ZIN is going to announce its FAREWELL TOUR, this year?

    Buzz is moving about that Haitian-based group ZIN is planning a FAREWELL TOUR observing the end of an era. Since members in the band have steady jobs, they can afford to do it. Like how Alex has his own business, Eddy is teaching both High School and College, and Alan is going for a solo […]

    August 29, 2008Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  16. Nevis? first female Olympian returns home

    Nevis? first female Olympian, 19 year old Meritza Williams, returned home and was welcomed at the Charlestown Pier by Deputy Premier of Nevis and Minister of Sports Hon. Hensley Daniel, Junior Minister Hon. Carlisle Powell and her first coach, Nevis? first male Olympian Mr. Kurvin Wallace. ?Congratulations and welcome back to Nevis. I am sure […]

    August 29, 2008Olympics, SportsNo comments
  17. SIR ALLEN STANFORD VS. DENIS O’BRIEN – DIGICEL TAKES STANFORD 2020 TO COURT

    Digicel, proud sponsor of West Indies Cricket, has applied for an injunction before the High Court in London in respect of the proposed Stanford 20/20 event to be held between England and the West Indies in Antigua on 1 November 2008. The injunction is being sought so as to protect Digicel?s rights pending a full […]

    August 28, 2008Controversy, Cricket, SportsNo comments
  18. ANY ACCIDENT IN BARBADOS LACKS PROPER SUPPORT NOW – Urgent request from the QEH

    Received an e-mail from one of Barbados’ film-makers, they were very worried after receiving this e-mail… Dear Members, I was contacted by a representative of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and asked to send out an urgent appeal for blood. The reserves of the blood bank are dangerously low and it was said “if there was […]

    August 28, 2008Controversy, Health, NewsNo comments
  19. Montano aims to take soca music into mainstream – BILLBOARD MAGAZINE’S 1ST SOCA FEATURE

    Billboard Magazine, the most prestigious mainstream music publication, this week poses the question if whether Machel Montano can take the soca genre into the mainstream pop culture. With its bold headline, if the team at Billboard is asking, then Trinidad-born Machel Montano must be doing something right. Billboard begs the question in the current issue […]

    August 28, 2008Entertainment, Music, NewsNo comments
  20. Twins youngest to sit A level maths: Seven-year-old twins have today (THURS) become the youngest ever students to pass A-level exams

    Peter and Paula Imafidon both passed A level maths despite being at primary school and having had just three years of formal education. The twins from east London sat the exams, which are normally taken by 18-year-olds, 11 years ahead of the curriculum. They said that they had found lessons with their peers boring. They […]

    August 28, 2008Controversy, NewsNo comments
  21. RHONA FOX CHARTS – VIDEOS, SOCA & REGGAE: 22-8-08

    FOX REGGAE 1. KEEP IT TO YOURSELF – QUEEN IFRICA2. NUH WANT NO GAL – ASSASSIN3. WILL YOU BE – CEZAR4. JUST AS I AM – L.U.S.T.5. I’M SO SPECIAL – MAVADO6. I AM NOT AFRAID – ETANA7. THE PLANE LAND – RICHIE SPICE8. MONEY FI SPEND – VYBZ KARTEL9. WINNER – KONSHENS10. NUH LINGA– […]

    August 28, 2008Music, NewsNo comments
  22. MASSIVE SEARCH FOR GOLDEN RETRIEVER – HELP FIND CANINE LAST SEEN IN LOCUST HALL, ST GEORGE

    Wow, a website, blogs, newspaper ads – this dog has to be pretty darn special! A family from St George is desolate at the moment, they are minus their Mikko, a Golden Retriever who seems rather absent-minded but real chummy – Here is a view of the soggy doggy in happier times (With all that […]

    August 28, 2008Nature, News1 comment
  23. D’ANGEL – THE WOMAN BEHIND THE MYTH

    Michelle Downer more popularly known as Dancehall diva D’Angel was born and raised in Spanish Town. As a mother, businesswoman and artiste, D’Angel is the epitome of a true Caribbean woman, continuing to break down barriers and be a role model to numerous young women. At an early age D’Angel honed her vocal ability when […]

    August 28, 2008Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  24. Story Without Words – this is amazing: BETTY HOLFORD SPECIAL

    It’s been a while since Betty Holford made a contribution to the News-Blog But I need not have worried she sent me a wordless story, only natural since a picture is worth a 1,000 words, right? For those of you want to know what happened and why, I had to do some real digging and […]

    August 27, 2008Health, News, Oddity, TechnologyNo comments
  25. NY’s IRIE JAMBOREE CATCHES OLYMPIC FEVER

    In honor of their stellar performance at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, Irie Jamboree, New York’s signature Caribbean music festival, will be dedicating this year’s staging to Caribbean athletes, in particular, Jamaica’s three time Gold Medal winner Usain Bolt, who shattered three world records, Women’s 200m Gold Medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown, and Women’s Gold and […]

    August 27, 2008Athletics, Entertainment, SportsNo comments