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  1. Gun attack in Rockley – Important Security Notice to ALL Barbadian Residents

    This was shock to me this morning when I found the following waiting calmly in the Inbox, it came from one of my regular contributors in another area altogether, so this was very unusual! I am even curious why this did not make the mainstream news, ah well – here goes… The purpose of this […]

    May 31, 2009Crime, Featured, News1 comment
  2. Bridgetown Film Festival joins forces with Pan African Commission to establish Caribbean Identity in regional films

    There are 55 entries for this year’s Bridgetown Film Festival (BFF), of which 15 are Barbadian. Kerri Birch, co-ordinator of the Festival, she says other competitors hail from Dominica, Haiti, Antigua, Suriname, US Virgin Islands, Trinidad and Jamaica. The festival runs from June 10th to the 14th, with a proposed seminar from Yao Ramesar – […]

    May 31, 2009Entertainment, Featured, NewsNo comments
  3. Monster or Monstrous? Do you need to lash to be nasty? If you deny it does that change your reputation? Only Ruth Padel and Chris Brown know for sure!

    On the Free Dictionary, monster is sited as originating from an old Indo-European word meaning to warn. Chris Brown has just released a video where he says he’s not a monster, so why did it take so long for him to speak out? He sought a pastor’s counselling, right? His monsters have been exorcised, n’est-ce […]

    May 31, 2009Controversy, Crime, Featured, RihannaNo comments
  4. Bajan In Total Control of Herself – Livvi Franc joins the Meredith Brooks club: B. * T.C.H. [PG-13: Language]

    Do you remember in 1997 when Meredith Brooks had an unexpected hit by cursing? Nobody would say the name of the song even as it climbed all the way to #2 in USA, #6 in Britain and a hit all over Europe. Yet the song, BITCH – a catchy examination of all the facets of […]

    May 31, 2009Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  5. SURINAMESE EMILIO LIMON INSPIRED BY DIGICEL KICK START CLINICS – Believes that U16 level creates more opportunities for players

    Emilio Limon has become a household name, not only in his native Suriname, but across the Caribbean since taking part in the inaugural Digicel Kick Start Clinics. Limon was one of eight talented young footballers selected by John Barnes to spend one week training at Sunderland AFC in 2008, and since then, has seen his […]

    May 31, 2009Football, SportsNo comments
  6. Global Campaign To Free Aung San Suu Kyi

    A new website calling for the release of Burma?s democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and all of Burma?s political prisoners, launched on Wedndesday 27 May with the backing of major celebrities and a coalition of NGOs and trade unions. The website will become the global hub of the international campaign to release Aung San […]

    May 31, 2009Controversy, Crime, NewsNo comments
  7. THE WAORANI – Fierce defenders of the Ecuadorian Amazon: #6 in a series from Activist Damon Gerard Corrie

    I first met Manuella Omari Ima Omene of the much feared Waorani Tribal Nation of the Ecuadorian Amazon in 2008, we were together for what was the first year of the training course sponsored by Tribal Link and Project Access (Global Capacity Building for Indigenous Peoples), a year later we are together again for the […]

    May 31, 2009Controversy, News1 comment
  8. New German Honarary Consul Begins Duties for St. Kitts and Nevis

    Her Excellency Mrs. Denise Parris-Mertins has been sworn in as the new German Honorary Consul to St. Kitts and Nevis over the weekend. The German Ambassador His Excellency Dr. Ernst Martens, installed Her Excellency Parris-Mertins at a Cocktail Ceremony at the Royal St. Christopher Golf Club. Before carrying out his installation duties, His Excellency Dr. […]

    May 31, 2009NewsNo comments
  9. Lancaster Great House Reminder of Radigois avec Alliance Francaise & Sculpture Workshop

    L?Alliance Francaise?s Garden Party remains on for this Sunday afternoon, May 31st from 3 ? 6 p.m. There will be drinks, live music and live sculpting with Jerome Radigois. Come and see Jerome at work. Enjoy his sculptures in the Garden for the last time and take a final look at Lancaster’s exhibition of Barbadian […]

    May 31, 2009Arts, GalleriesNo comments
  10. Japanese Consultant examines Nevisian Cotton Industry – Proposes assistance

    The cotton industry on Nevis caught the eye of a Japanese fund, designed to provide grant assistance to human security projects. Consultant for the Embassy of Japan based in Trinidad and Tobago for Japan?s Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project Mr. Atsushi Miura, passed through Nevis recently. He told the Department of Information his […]

    May 31, 2009News, TechnologyNo comments
  11. F.Y.I – CO Williams Road Work at Ellerton, St. George

    The C.O. Williams Construction Team will be doing extensive rehabilitation work commencing Wednesday 03 June 2009 on the section of the roadway in St George from the Turnpike junction to the turn-off in Ellerton to Eastlyn on Highway 4. As a result no traffic will be permitted through this section except for those persons who […]

    May 31, 2009News, TravelNo comments
  12. ESPN2 Caribbean Highlights: May 29th – June 4th

    Important Notes   Major League Baseball SportsCenter 2009 French Open Italian Serie A Football Spanish Primera Division Friday, 5/29 6:00am Mike and Mike in the Morning – Live 10:00am ESPN First Take – Live 12:00pm 2009 French Open 7:00pm Friday Night Baseball: Florida Marlins vs New York Mets – Live Saturday, 5/30 10:00am SportsCenter – […]

    May 29, 2009Cinema, SportsNo comments
  13. INDIA’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRET(S) – ANNEXING MANIPUR & THE ANDAMAN ISLANDS: #5 in a series from Indigenous Activist Damon Gerard Corrie

    During a recent morning session at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the Asian Caucus exposed the atrocities committed by the Indo-Aryan government of the state of India – against the Mongolian peoples whose lands in the North-East of that country it illegally occupies, by means of it’s brutal military apparatus.For a country […]

    May 29, 2009Controversy, Crime, News6 comments
  14. European Commission and Caribbean discuss a platform for regional co-operation in the field of disaster management and civil protection

    The European Commission, CARIFORUM member states, Overseas countries and Territories in the Caribbean, the EU Outermost Regions in the Caribbean and their related EU member states met recently to discuss closer collaboration and a structured dialogue in the field of disaster management and response, through the creation of a regional cooperation platform . The recent […]

    May 29, 2009NewsNo comments
  15. COW Road Works: FYI for Motorists – St Andrew & Kendal Hill

    The C.O. Williams Construction Team has now completed the paving on the entire section of road between Soil Conservation and Lakes and the Haggatts Road has been reopened. Work continues however between the Belleplaine gas station and Lakes where the short detour remains in place while a retaining wall in being replaced at Belleplaine. You […]

    May 29, 2009News, TravelNo comments
  17. Caribbean Sports Highlights: May 29th to June 4th – ESPN

    Important Notes NBA Western Conference Finals Roland Garros Tennis Italian Serie A Football Spanish Primera Division SportCenter NBA Finals Friday, 5/29 6:00am Roland Garros Tennis – Live 2:30pm UEFA Champions League: Barcelona vs Manchester United {re-air} ** 7:00pm Roland Garros Match of the Day 9:00pm NBA Western Conference Finals: LA Lakers vs Denver Nuggets – […]

    May 29, 2009Cinema, SportsNo comments
  18. Announcing the CaribbeanTales Film Festival Industry Series

    Photo: Director Euzhan Palcy from Martinique, this year’s Special Guest. Celebrating its fourth anniversary, the Caribbean Tales Film Festival this year presents the CaribbeanTales Industry Development Program (CTIDP), an initiative that offers industry activities such as training workshops, roundtable sessions, and panel discussions on film practice, business development and marketing, and storytelling. Workshops include: Guerilla […]

    May 29, 2009Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  19. Cellular Fraud reaches Barbados – LIME denies false charges on victim’s account

    Got an e-mail from a concerned reader, I thought it was one of those Snopes-busted scams but this one seems new, not only that I saw this number on my Digi mobile and refused to answer simply as I did not know the number, I thought they can leave a voice mail, but they never […]

    May 28, 2009Controversy, Crime, News, Technology1 comment
  20. Ex-Madd man accused of poaching says – Celebration Time 2k9 is on track to take Barbados by storm!

    Come 27th June 2009 calypso tents will never be the same again when “the Celebration” opens its doors. A stellar line up which includes Edwin, Alison Hinds, Khiomal, Kimberley Inniss, Ramases and more. Plus latest additions Versawile and Hypa Dog Lil Rick, more than make Celebration Time a force to be reckoned with. All of […]

    May 28, 2009Entertainment, NewsNo comments
  21. Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination – Seminar this weekend on making film with next to no budget

    Any queries, please direct to – De Carla S. Applewhaite BA UWI Hons. MA Brad. Producer Tel. (246) 417-4780 Fax (246) 417-8903 Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus St. Michael, Barbados BB11000

    May 28, 2009Cinema, Entertainment3 comments
  22. SUCRE, BOLIVIA – LAST BASTION OF THE CONQUISTADORES: #4 in a series from Amerindian Activist Damon Corrie

    I had intended to write about my roommate Esteban Urquizu Cuellar of Bolivia tonight, some kind of insightful look into his soul, but Esteban speaks very little English, and my Spanish is quite rusty. I know he came here to the United Nations Permanent Forum thanks to Tribal Link as I have, but not too […]

    May 28, 2009Controversy, Crime, NewsNo comments
  23. Kittitian Minister expresses opinion: POTTERS? MOLD THEIR OWN CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT

    Impressive, creative and fascinating were words that echoed throughout the St. Kitts Room at the Marriott Resort last Friday, when participants of the Potters? Class of 2009 proudly exhibited products transformed from ?clay into something of value.? The items on display were created during a 13-week course organized by the Craft House with sponsorship from […]

    May 28, 2009Arts, News, SculptureNo comments
  24. BVI’s Callaloo Poets “open mic” on June 20, 2009 themed POETIC MEDITATIONS & PRAYERS

    Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009 Theme: POETIC MEDITATIONS & PRAYERS Venue: Mellow Moods, Road Town, Tortola Time: 6:00 PM The Callaloo Poets, in conjunction with the Prison Fellowship BVI, are inviting you to a special ?open mic? poetry reading themed ?POETIC MEDITATIONS & PRAYERS? on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 6:00pm SHARP at Mellow Moods […]

    May 28, 2009Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  25. BARBADIAN ARTIST INVITED TO SHOW WORK IN TRINIDAD – Sheena Rose to exhibit animation in Woodbrook

    Sheena Rose, one of the artists participating in the public art projects at the Black Diaspora Visual Art Symposium and Exhibition has been invited by Trinidad artist Christopher Cozier and architect Sean Leonard to show her animation “TOWN” at the Alice Yard Space in Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain.Alice Yard is an experimental forum for young and emerging […]

    May 28, 2009Arts, TravelNo comments