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  1. Police had wrong target – Instead of Travis The Chimp, aim for Chris Brown: Scot-Free as Barbadian Beauty Bruised and Battered

    BIRTHDAYS & VIDEO-GAMES What a horrible birthday for Rihanna, the Bajan Reporter hopes she pulls through and learns karate – Worse, it seems there are a few idiots out there now taking up for Chris Brown, some US discussion forums have remarks like why doesn’t Rihanna go back to Barbados selling mangoes? These are probably […]

    February 23, 2009Crime, Entertainment, Featured, Rihanna1 comment
  2. Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall Finalists – Mo’Bay, Portmore & Ocho Rios contestants

    Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall seeks to buss new talent and present them to the masses on the big stage. In this light Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall presents the finalists from Montego Bay, Portmore & Ocho Rios… Montego Bay Prince: Medal Tally 20-year-old Medal Tally started singing back at William Knibb High […]

    February 23, 2009Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  3. Rootz Underground goes live and free via their website

    A live performance album from alternative reggae band Rootz Underground is now available for free download from the band?s website and is aptly entitled Rootz Underground: Alive. Since launching Rootz Underground: Live more than 20,000 people have logged on and downloaded it, which was recorded at a club performance in August last year, with the […]

    February 23, 2009Entertainment, Music, TechnologyNo comments
  4. World Archery Cup hosting in DR: almost 30 countries competing

    29 countries have confirmed their participation in the Archery World Cup 2009.For the second successive year, Santo Domingo will host the event from 31 March to 5 April 2009.The event is organized following the International Archery Federation (FITA) rules for the World Cup for 2009, in both divisions: recurve and compound.

    February 23, 2009SportsNo comments
  5. Barbadian culture magazine takes indefinite hiatus – ArtsEtc plans to concentrate efforts online

    The magazine will now become a web-based entity as the founders prepare to concentrate on publishing books, anthologies specifically.

    February 23, 2009Books, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  6. Day at the Races – Barbados’ Garrison Savannah

    I made a minor profit at the race track the other day, felt a bit cool – considering the last time I bet at the Garrison was when I was 18 and lost all five dollars.I saw the Mudda Sally… This time, I bet 15 bucks on three horses… I did not go on statistics, […]

    February 22, 2009SportsNo comments
  7. HELP SAVE THE BABIES DONATION: QEH’s NICU BENEFITS FROM XMAS CARD SALES

    Thanks so much for your continued support of the NICU at the QEH Through the sales of our Christmas cards last year, Nock Associates Ltd was able to present a check in the sum of $4364.00 to the Parents Neonatal Intensive Care Charity at their recent AGM last month. These funds will be put towards […]

    February 21, 2009Editorial, Health, NewsNo comments
  8. WINDFARM PROJECTED TO REDUCE ST KITTS’ ELECTRICITY GENERATION COSTS

    Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis can look forward to a reduction in the cost of their electricity bill thanks to the construction of a Windfarm located at Belle Vue. The North Star St. Kitts and Nevis Ltd. Windfarm is one means by which the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is working toward ensuring […]

    February 21, 2009TechnologyNo comments
  9. Melinda Doolittle Debuts “It’s Your Love” Video

    Poised to become this generation?s ambassador of R&B and soul, Melinda Doolittle will release her hotly-anticipated debut solo album, Coming Back to You, on Hi Fi Recordings in January 2009. Featuring production by Grammy-nominated producer Mike Mangini (Joss Stone, Run DMC, The Jonas Brothers), Melinda?s debut solo album is an R&B tour de force that […]

    February 21, 2009Cinema, Entertainment, Music2 comments
  10. Stop removing stones from heritage sites ? Nevis Ministry of Tourism tells public

    An urgent call was issued to members of Nevis’ public to desist from removing stones from the island?s historical sites. Tourism officials on Nevis brought attention to the acts of vandalism which have left some structures around the island at risk of toppling over. Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Mr. Carl Williams told […]

    February 21, 2009TravelNo comments
  11. Iron Sharpen Iron to have performance at Tweedside Road at month-end

    I don’t know if Fakeru and whatever the other fella from that Peter Ram song is called will be in attendanceBut I know what you come here for and you will get workYou come for the African Move–MeTo get your spirits worked up and lifted by the most intense, ancestrally resonant spoken word Barbados has […]

    February 21, 2009Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  12. WINDIES: DRAW AS GOOD AS A WIN – West Indies go into 4th Digicel Test still 1-0 up in 5 Test Digicel Series 2009

    Windies Captain Chris Gayle admitted the West Indies’ strong-willed effort to draw the 3rd Digicel Test against England at the Antigua Recreation Ground felt like a victory for the team. “Yes, it is a victory for us,” he said. “I have to commend the guys for the effort they put in this test match. It’s […]

    February 21, 2009Cricket, SportsNo comments
  13. Africa World Documentary Film Festival at the EBCCI

    MARCH 12-15, 2009 Welcome to the Barbados section of the second annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival, based in St. Louis, Missouri. This year’s Festival features a partnership between the Center for International Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and the Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, […]

    February 21, 2009Cinema, CultureNo comments
  14. REGGAE ARTISTS GEAR UP FOR BELIZE DEBUT ON MARCH 7TH – D’ANGEL JOINS BEENIE MAN TO LAUNCH THE BELIZE REGGAE FEST SERIES

    Dancehall’s First lady”D’Angel will be making a special guest appearance alongside the reigning “King of the Dancehall“ Beenie Man at the inaugural staging of the Belize Reggae Fest Series. The brainchild of U.S. based promoters Triple T Productions and Nuff Muzik Productions, the series is set to launch on Saturday, March 7th at the new […]

    February 21, 2009Entertainment, Music1 comment
  15. American Spoken Word Poet decries Jamaican slack lyrics – Barbados Advocate staff concur with independent items

    Those who follow this blog regularly will be aware while I want libel laws to be updated and Freedom of Information to be favourably comparative to International standards, instead of the archaic nonsense we endure in Bim now, nevertheless, there’s also an ongoing concern for my side over how far Freedom of Speech as it […]

    February 17, 2009Controversy, Editorial, Featured1 comment
  16. Nevis?s newest centenarian celebrated – Hensley Daniel thinks this speaks to how Aged are treated there

    Over in Nevis – Mrs. Amabelle Alexandra Hobson of the Monkey Hill area in Butlers Village affectionately known as ?Doll? and ?Tappa? became their latest centenarian over the weekend. She was honoured by Minister of Social Development Hon. Hensley Daniel, who presented her with a plaque in recognition of her 100th birthday milestone, at a […]

    February 17, 2009Health, NewsNo comments
  17. UPDATED: Kissing Up to New Boss – Glitch denies joke to be shared directly!

    They say a picture is worth a 1,000 words, so how many laughs for THIS? Dodge the cigar aficionado and lay the smack down at one-time adversary? LMAO! They say the best laid plans of mice and men “gang aft agley” or another way of hollering SNAFU, taken from an e-mail, this was a .gif […]

    February 17, 2009NewsNo comments
  18. Cyber love turns bloody – DR native gets evil over break-up

    Be careful where you look for love, here’s a word of cation from DR1 – Santo Domingo’s English News Service… A Spanish woman who was killed by her Dominican lover had met him on the Internet.According to a report in Hoy, Monica Rubio met Freddy Valdez de los Santos online and fell in love. She […]

    February 17, 2009Controversy, Crime, NewsNo comments
  19. New Barbadian addition to Pyramid Entertainment – KITORAH is both Richard Stoute Teen Talent & BMA Winner

    Barbadian singer/ songwriter KITORAH is an energetic and captivating performer who remains grounded in the unswerving influence of her grandmother and her Christian faith. From winning the coveted and keenly contested Barbadian Richard Stoute Teen Talent Award, KITORAH has become a specialist. Nonetheless, she also envisages a future career in acting, with a promise to […]

    February 17, 2009Entertainment, Music4 comments
  20. Meet the Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall Finalists: May Pen

    May Pen has finally gotten its chance to premier on Jamaica’s first dancehall talent show. Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall Presents the May Pen finalists. Tiki Tiki was motivated to enter the music business by her deceased cousin, who believed a lot in her and her music abilities including her song writing skills. The […]

    February 17, 2009Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  21. When Are WE Going to Get Over It? – A white US College Professor’s view on Barack Obama’s victory and subsequent administering

    I received an e-mail from a former colleague of mine and I decided to verify it and thanks to ye olde Google, it IS true and more than one site has been carrying it, Andrew M. Manis is associate professor of history at Macon State College in Georgia and wrote this for an editorial in […]

    February 17, 2009Controversy, Crime, EditorialNo comments
  22. James and Bobby – deep in the Brown with Chris: Abusers Anonymous founders? Should Rihanna be 1st beneficiary?

    NAACP: DUO NIXED? It was no genuine surprise to learn that neither Rihanna nor Chris Brown earned Image Awards from the NAACP over the weekend. Perhaps in a diplomatic move, neither were set forward as winners (This is like when friends and associates ignore BOTH husband and wife when they are in messy divorce proceedings, […]

    February 15, 2009Controversy, Crime, Featured, RihannaNo comments
  23. Nevisian Health Minister lauds efforts of Pink Lily in breast cancer awareness

    An organisation with a vision to provide quality cancer care in Nevis has been commended by Health Minister on Nevis Hon. Hensley Daniel, for its efforts to raise breast cancer awareness on that island. Mr. Daniel who joined over 100 walkers on a fundraising 50K-200 campaign organised by the non-profit charitable organisation Pink Lily breast […]

    February 15, 2009Health, News1 comment
  24. GAYLE SAYS TEAM READY FOR ARG RESURRECTION

    West Indies captain, Chris Gayle, is confident that all the fuss over the abandoned second Digicel Test and the subsequent shift to the Antigua Recreation Ground for a hastily-arranged third Digicel Test will not affect his team. The West Indies team ironically practiced at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Saturday, at the adjoining nets, […]

    February 15, 2009Cricket, SportsNo comments
  25. Bungalow house built in Barbados back in 2007 under the Owen Arthur regime

    I got this e-mail not long ago and tried to understand why it was sent, but then it hit me, let’s see with my readers now… Can you tell me what is wrong with this house? Don’t you feel the Contractors should be given an IQ test? Or psychologically evaluated?

    February 14, 2009Featured, News, Oddity3 comments