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  1. Globe Cinema shows Marvel Comics movie ahead of World Debut – What contract claws let them show Wolverine before 1 May??

    Can you recall when a video chain outlet in Barbados had “Rambo: First Blood – Part 3” about six weeks or so before the Globe cinema & drive-in here got it, and there was such a hue and cry that it made the Brass Tacks radio talk show on VOB? The uproar nearly destroyed the […]

    April 30, 2009Controversy, Entertainment, Featured4 comments
  2. {UPDATED – Alternative games aval. May 2} Swine Flu Pandemic affects Barbadian Sport – Polo matches now cancelled

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION IN MEXICO THE POLO TOUR SCHEDULED FOR BARBADOS WILL BE CANCELLED. WE REGRET ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY HAVE CAUSED AND LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR SUPPORT IN THE FUTURE! DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL & PIAGET CANCELLED BARBADOS vs MEXICO POLO TOUR HOWEVER: On Saturday 02 May at Holders the […]

    April 30, 2009Health, News, Polo, SportsNo comments
  3. MUSICIANS? SEMINAR AT HILTON BARBADOS ? COSCAP HOSTS UK EXEC TO SHOW HOW MONEY CAN BE MADE FROM WORKS

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    April 29, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  4. SKN?s top Health Official on Swine Flu – there?s no need to panic

    St Kitts & Nevis’ top Health official, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Patrick Martin, announced while there were no Swine Flu cases reported in Nevis or St. Kitts, nevertheless factual information, simple personal hygiene measures and attention to health and wellness should be used to guard against the influenza virus. He told the Media at a […]

    April 29, 2009Health, NewsNo comments
  5. YARD SALE IN AID OF THE NICU – SHAMELESS PLUG

    There’s a big yard sale this coming weekend, Fri 1st & Sat 2nd May to raise fund$ for the NICU. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a highly specialized ward at the QEH where premature and sick babies born in Barbados, and many of the other Caribbean islands are cared for. Thanks to the […]

    April 29, 2009Health, NewsNo comments
  6. DIGICEL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH WEST INDIES CRICKETER JEROME TAYLOR – Mobile company continues its support & development of cricket in the WI

    As part of its ongoing support of the development of cricket in the West Indies, Digicel, proud sponsor of West Indies cricket, today announced a three-year individual sponsorship deal with West Indies fast bowler, Jerome Taylor.In 2007, Digicel first supported Taylor through the Digicel Scholarship Program, where the talented cricketer spent three months with Leicestershire […]

    April 29, 2009Cricket, SportsNo comments
  7. ” Lost Wings of the Angels” – Gallery of Caribbean Art until May 16th 2009

    Moussa Sena Absa overflows with creativity. He is an artist, writer, musician and an award winning film director. He made his debut as an actor, then moved to directing with the production of his own stage play.His talent as a painter is also well established and his work has been exhibited in Senegal, Europe and […]

    April 29, 2009Arts, GalleriesNo comments
  8. APPLETON MAY DAZE – The Fantasy Friday event series, set to bring the month of May alive with COLOUR. Every Friday In May, starting May 1st

    Appleton May Daze was dubbed as ?Best New Event Series? by local (Jamaican) media houses last year and this year the promotional team has put together a package of events that is set to take the month of May by storm by not only fulfilling some fantasies but by also meeting and exceeding the expectations […]

    April 29, 2009Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  9. Links to Lamming – South African Artist at EBCCI to May 15: Art like animation cels

    Our thanks to Director of the Ubuntu Trust, Bridget Thompson for the intro… Peter Clarke hails from South Africa and has been in Art for almost all of his life, visually he reminds me of a darker Clairmonte Taitt. His linocuts and woodcuts remind me for the most part of cels from an animated feature […]

    April 27, 2009Arts, Culture, Featured2 comments
  10. SKN’S DENZIL DOUGLAS ADMIN SIGNALS COMMITMENT TO SPECIAL OLYMPICS

    The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has reaffirmed it?s commitment to Special Olympics and the development of its athletes, with the signing of a partnership agreement. The Special Olympics International document was signed by the Managing Director of Special Olympics North America, Bob Gobrecht, the Chairperson of Special Olympics Caribbean, Maureen Webber, as well […]

    April 27, 2009Health, SportsNo comments
  11. FYI: Upcoming Events at EBCCI (European Film Festival & POUI Writing Seminar, etc.)

    Join the EBCCI for the 2009 European Film Festival hosted by the Delegation of the European Commission to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean in collaboration with EU Member States France ? Le Couperet, Les Soeurs Fachees, Le Petit Lieutenant Germany ? Nowhere in Africa and Goodbye Lenin Netherlands ? Hannah Hannah and Storm Bound Spain […]

    April 27, 2009Arts, CinemaNo comments
  12. FOX PIX – RHONA FOX’ CHOICE FOR APRIL 2009

    1. DOLLAR SIGN VYBZ KARTEL 2. SO BLESSED REMIX MAVADO FEA. BUSTA RHYMES 3. I AM BLESSED MR. VEGAS 4. TONIGHT JOVI ROCKWELL 5. PROTECTED CHINO 6. ROMPING SHOP VYBZ KARTEL & SPICE 7. HATERS (SOULJA BOY “SWAGGA” REFIX) ELEPHANT MAN 8. BLAME IT (ON THE WEED) WAYNE MARSHALL 9. HOTT DESTRA GARCIA 10. FLY […]

    April 27, 2009Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  13. Spice Isle objects to Canadian sanction – Grenada seeking to have visa restrictions lifted

    Grenada’s Tillman Thomas administration is pursuing efforts to have Canadian visa restrictions against St George’s lifted. Prime Minister Thomas said he raised the matter with his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper, during the recent Fifth Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago. Speaking to reporters upon his return home, Thomas said he also plans to […]

    April 27, 2009TravelNo comments
  14. Healing and Transformation: Ancient African Wisdom – Healing Old Wounds

    Melena Simmons is a former Marketing Manager for both Mix FM & CBC, now her life has taken more of a spiritual aspect and she sought out this News-Blog to relay her wish to serve;- Hello Friends,For many years I prayed, cried and asked God why was I here, now I know that I am […]

    April 27, 2009NewsNo comments
  15. REIGNING DIGICEL RISING STAR DEBUTS VIDEO – Television Jamaica?s Entertainment Report premiered Cameal Davis? debut video for her single Believe

    When Digicel Rising Stars host Yendi Phillips announced Cameal Davis as the 2008 Rising Star, Davis would walk away not only with the title, but lots of goodies that only come with being the winner of Jamaica?s most popular talent competition and television show… one of which is a music video. Last Friday, Television Jamaica?s […]

    April 27, 2009Cinema, MusicNo comments
  16. L’Alliance Francaise of Bridgetown – La Semaine du Cinema Francais (Week of French Cinema)

    The Alliance Française of Bridgetown is pleased to inform you that their first “La Semaine do Cin?ma Français” (Week of French Cinema) begins on Wednesday, May 6th with an opening night event by invitations only, and concludes on Tuesday, May 12 at the Olympus Cinema (VIP Room).The films to be shown are: La Môme / La […]

    April 27, 2009Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  17. Frances-Anne Solomon’s CaribbeanTales kicks off its 2009 season with a stunning line-up

    This Spring/Summer 2009, CaribbeanTales presents a fantastic program of theatre and film screenings, workshops, forums and panels all celebrating the rich diversity of contemporary Caribbean and Caribbean-Canadian culture.?Our company is growing and naturally we are incredibly excited to be partnering with such dynamic Canadian institutions as Hot Docs, the University of Toronto, and The Fringe,? […]

    April 27, 2009Cinema, Entertainment1 comment
  18. Banking organisation & Parking facilities – Ease for Customer or ease for company?

    RBTT is now owned by RBC – this is horrible in my view, since that was why I joined RBTT… It was to cease banking with RBC (Imagine RBC bouncing a cheque for a lack of TEN cents? No way!)! In fact, last year at an RBTT customer focus study, I indicated I am not […]

    April 26, 2009Editorial, Featured, ReviewNo comments
  19. Santo Domingo to host FCCA in 2010: Dominican Republic looking to anchor Cruise Hub Status quickly

    Santo Domingo is becoming a big cruise ship capital in the Caribbean, with the improvements and expansions of the Port of Santo Domingo. The other important ports are the La Romana Casa de Campo Port and the offshore port in Samana Bay. For the event, more than 1,000 cruise industry partners will come together with […]

    April 26, 2009TravelNo comments
  20. Flights of Fancy & Flights of Reality – US Embassy receives portrait bust of Barack and Michelle at Hilton Barbados

    Barbadian artists have been told to make their art more portable and affordable to draw more foreign exchange from transient visitors – this suggestion came from Cleveston Haynes, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank the other night at the launch of a dual exhibition of the works of Jerome Radigois and Arthur “Art” Edwards at […]

    April 25, 2009Arts, Featured, Sculpture1 comment
  21. Soccer Rivals split games at 5th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Football Match: St. Georges vs. Jamaica College

    The St. George’s College Old Boy Association of Florida (STGCFL) and Jamaica College Old Boys Association of South Florida (JCOBAFL) each won a game at 5th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Soccer Match held on Saturday April 18th, 2009.Over 800 people attended the annual Ziadie Cup at the new Central Broward Regional Park, in Lauderhill, Florida. […]

    April 25, 2009Football, SportsNo comments
  22. C.O. Williams road Works in Bridgetown for Sunday 26th April 2009

    The C.O. Williams Construction Team will be cutting a trench at White Park Road diagonally from Gills Road to the corner of Kings Street THIS Sunday 26 April and advises of the following detours. If you are approaching White Park Road from the north you will be diverted through Gills Road or along Kings Street. […]

    April 25, 2009News, TravelNo comments
  23. Nevis and WINAIR talks create reduced airfares: Nevisians told book online for more bargains

    Travellers from Nevis to St. Maarten on board the Winward Islands Airways International N.V. (WINAIR) got more good news recently when it was announced airfares were reduced. Tourism Advisor to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Mr. Alistair Yearwood made the disclosure in an interview with the Department of Information. He said the Administration had successfully […]

    April 25, 2009TravelNo comments
  24. Worthing – Erosion of Beaches and Attitudes: Where to avoid and why

    Last year, there were a number of stories in print and on tv concerning beach erosion around Worthing, Christ Church in the south of Barbados. While this is a valid concern, it may profit businesses in the are to mind the erosion of attitudes in their companies especially as it relates to customer service! Stephen […]

    April 25, 2009Editorial, Editorial, Review1 comment
  25. INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN ALASKA OFFICIALLY ENDS

    The Indigenous Peoples’ Summit on Climate Change has just concluded here in Alaska, USA. The Summit was held at the Dena-Ina Center in the city of Anchorage over a span of five days; from April 20th-24th 2009. Over 400 Indigenous Peoples representatives from over 80 countries around the world participated – including a very visible […]

    April 25, 2009NewsNo comments