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  1. BEER, OBAMA, GATES AND THE “STUPID” POLICE by Kim J Young: on FaceBook’s “CARIBBEAN FOR BARACK OBAMA”

    I am wondering out loud, whether indeed there is any wisdom in President Obama even bothering to meet with Gates (the black Harvard Professor and Obama’s personal friend) and the cop who arrested him, at the planned 6:00 pm meet over a couple of beers for nice little reconciliation. Frankly, it is a nice attempt […]

    July 30, 2009Editorial, FeaturedNo comments
  2. THIS WEEK ON DIGICEL RISING STARS – It took us back in time this week, to a period when the music was easy, the vocals were hot, & the moves were cool

    This week Digicel Rising Stars’ final eight put on quite a show for the most part, leaving the audience audibly happy, but the judges were a bit harder to please. Joining Anthony Miller and Clyde McKenzie as a guest judge was Jamaica?s own song bird, Karen Smith who was clearly impressed with the raw talent […]

    July 30, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  3. Journal of Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis (JBSA) – A call for papers in Barbados?

    PROLOGUE I have no idea how or why these people found me, if you want to know if they’re legit then you can check it out and let me know – but I hardly script (or even look for) material like what they need but they seem to believe I may provide the clientele for […]

    July 29, 2009TechnologyNo comments
  4. ‘SOME OF THE BEST IN BARBADIAN DESIGN EXHIBITION’ – Queens Park Gallery from Aug 16th to Aug 29th, 2009

    The QPG exhibition will be launched by an Open Day on Sunday August 16th from 10.00a.m to 2.00 p.m. The designers are exhibiting furniture design, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, as well as Graphic Design. It was conceptualized to highlight some of the excellent work our designers are doing. The majority of the work will be on […]

    July 29, 2009GalleriesNo comments
  5. HOPE SANCTUARY BOOK SALE – 31st July 2009

    “[The Sanctuary is] always looking for volunteers to help at the Book Sales“ To Donate your Time or Books, Magazines & Comics: (Fiction, Non-Fiction as well as Children’s Books?& MORE!) FACT – This News-Blog has personally donated some surplus books via Mrs Small in Strathclyde PLEASE CONTACT: Dominique Maraj: 428 4364 or via e-mail dmaraj@caribsurf.com […]

    July 29, 2009Nature, NewsNo comments
  6. Please FWD to everyone you know in Barbados in hopes of reuniting with owner – SEMI BLIND DOG

    We have named her DOLLY This adult female was picked up on Monday 20 July 09 during the very heavy storm that passed over. She was on the road that runs from the traffic lights at Brittons Hill (other end of the Garrison) to the traffic lights – where if you cross these you are […]

    July 29, 2009Nature, NewsNo comments
  7. Bridgetown & Rockley Art, Photographic Study & Colourful Studio – Rachelle Gray & Vanita Comissiong

    If you are hungry and in the mood for some canvasses to spark you up then you should venture south to Champer’s Restaurant by Rockley Beach and glom as Gallery owner becomes the subject… Vanita Gopwani Comissiong has a “Splash Of Colour” running until Mme VG says when at On The Wall Gallery! While she […]

    July 28, 2009Arts, CinemaNo comments
  8. BIG BASSETERRE IS WATCHING? CLOSED CIRCUIT TV EXPANSION AMONG RECENT SKN POLICE UPGRADES

    Greater use of forensics, increased mobility and the use of closed circuit television (CCTV) are among key strategies that are being enhanced by the security forces as they seek to arrest current antisocial challenges. During a radio interview aired on this week?s edition of Perspectives, Inspector Cromwell Henry told SKNIS that the police was concentrating […]

    July 28, 2009Crime, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Re – Grenada’s Lagoon Park and the Camper & Nicholson Project: PM ignores?

    Hon. Prime Minister [Tillman Thomas], We write to you as a follow-up to: ? The meeting of July 7th on the above-referenced held by you with a delegation comprising Citizens in Defence of Grenada?s Lands and Heritage, the boat owners, fishermen and community representatives of the Lagoon Road area and the Willie Redhead Foundation. We […]

    July 28, 2009ControversyNo comments
  10. Barbados Children’s Environmental Action Awards (UPDATE ? EMAIL CONTACT)

    The contact email address for the Barbados Children’s Environmental Action Awards (CEA) programme has changed to awards@graemehall.com.With focus on encouraging children and young adults, the CEA Award is an environmental ?action? award that recognises individuals and groups who perform specific and tangible actions that help preserve the environment and parklands, and protect natural wildlife habitat […]

    July 28, 2009NewsNo comments
  11. Uncover, Recover, Discover by Ingrid Persaud – Exhibition at Barbados Museum, The Garrison, St. Michael, B’dos

    When was the last time you visited Ingrid Persaud’s “Notes From a Small Rock“? Here’s a good reason why you should… “Heritage is not a luxury. It is integral to the protection of all human rights as laid out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). It is the foundation from which the values […]

    July 28, 2009ArtsNo comments
  12. TECHNO, SPOKEN WORD & WORLD MUSIC – THREE DISKS, 3 REVIEWS

    Since June I had promised to look at some French music I bought at Lancaster Great House, and since then even more albums popped up for me to glance at… Manu Leonard played some techno flavored dub as Jerome Radigois did some speed sculpting on the grounds of Lancaster back in May. Here’s [most of] […]

    July 28, 2009Featured, Review1 comment
  13. First Recorded Death in St Kitts from H1N1: 28 year old Kittitian succumbs to virus

    On Friday July 24th 2009, the Ministry of Health of St. Kitts and Nevis received the results of two more confirmed cases of Pandemic H1N1 from CAREC. Both were female nationals, aged 21 and 28 years respectively, with no recent travel. The former did not require medication and hospitalization. The latter was the Federation?s first […]

    July 28, 2009Health, NewsNo comments
  14. MMA AND GRAPPLING – upcoming seminar: International fighter Sascha Ernst {SHAMELESS PLUG}

    HI MARTIAL ARTISTS; HERE’S A GREAT CHANCE TO LEARN MMA FROM THE PROS AND GRAPPLING FROM THE CHAMPS!BAJANFIGHTS PRESENTS SASCHA ERNST MMA PRO & GRAPPLING CHAMP AUG-16 AT 3PM MMA 1.5 HRS & GRAPPLING 1.5 HRS $45.00 EACH SESSION VENUE TO BE ANOUNCED for more info:829-6951 GRAPPLINGrecent achievements: German ADCC Trials Champion 2008 (-99 Light […]

    July 27, 2009SportsNo comments
  15. MORE KADOOMENT CONTROVERSY – RAS ILEY & RED BOYZ MUSIC – BANNED FROM RADIO!! DON’T LET KAISO DIE: YOU WANT IT?? GET IT HERE FOR FREE!!

    BANNED FROM RADIO!! THEY WILL PLAY ALL THE DEGRADING BULLS**T BUT THE TRUTH THEY WILL SUPPRESS! MUSIC KILLERS DON’T WANT THIS SONG TO BE HEARD – RAS ILEY – DON’T LET KAISO DIE – IF YOU WANT TO HEAR IT, IT HAPPENS TO BE HERE FOR FREE FOR ALL YOU LOVERS OF GOOD KAISO….AND GOOD […]

    July 24, 2009Editorial, Entertainment, Featured1 comment
  16. Braddie’s Bar in Dover – Ad-lib here (again) for next 5 Saturday’s in Dover, Ch Ch {SHAMELESS PLUG}

    Okay, so this is really short notice, but [Nala & Crew] are on again tomorrow in Braddie’s Bar in Dover. Please note that the event is happening every Saturday for the next five Saturdays – be sure to keep this in mind ’cause our secretarial team (Nala) is swamped. Come to Braddie’s and enjoy!! Below […]

    July 24, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  17. Randy Eastmond claims Quantum Productions ignored by Barbadian Radio Stations – is it Music worth fighting for?

    Received some e-mails the other day, some from Poppa Biggie while others came from Randy Eastmond. It seems some radio stations are not playing Quantum Production’s music… Luckily on the Internet there’s always Bajan Tube, right? There’s a potential hit with Vanessa Lee crooning she wants her paramour as a love song, but rather than […]

    July 24, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  18. CaribbeanTales celebrates the success of its 4th fabulous Film Festival – Barbadian Actress honoured with Bajan peers around

    The much buzzed about 4th Annual CaribbeanTales Film Festival has come to a close after another successful year: four event-filled days celebrating the exploding film and television industry across the Caribbean and it’s Diaspora. As Canada?s premier standalone Caribbean film festival, CaribbeanTales presented an astounding 65 of the best Caribbean films from around the world […]

    July 24, 2009Cinema, EntertainmentNo comments
  19. Antigua?s Newest Music Studio Establishes A Distinct Brand Of Soca Music

    Pioneering music producers, Deejay Charlie and Hugo Augustine of MaddLabb Studios, have established a distinct brand of crossover soca music with their debut riddim, RAWSHUS. MaddLabb?s energetic 2009 Carnival which hit Antiguan airwaves since Monday July 20, 2009. Deejay Charlie, the brainchild behind the RAWSHUS sound, sought to capture the raw energy and wildness of […]

    July 24, 2009Music1 comment
  20. Digicel Cricket Update: Dyson expects competitiveness, wants pacy pitches

    West Indies coach, John Dyson, says that despite his team?s losses in the Digicel Test Series, he is expecting competitive performances in the three match Digicel One Day International Series against Bangladesh. ?This is a totally different game now. We?re playing 50 over cricket, not five day cricket. The matches (two Digicel Tests) were closely […]

    July 23, 2009Cricket, SportsNo comments
  21. Did Chris Brown’s attack unhinge Rihanna? Since Domestic Abuse she gets gun tattoos, wears pasties and now butchers head – What’s Up?

    Is Chris Brown hoping to release a new disk soon? What makes me think so? H’mm… Here’s what MSNBC thinks of the move by the pugilistic teen… Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy My concern is that Rihanna has done some weird things since the abuse, she went and […]

    July 22, 2009Controversy, Featured, Rihanna7 comments
  22. Captain Kidd ship finding confirmed off coast of Dominican Republic – Tours available soon of Pirate Vessel

      In the not too distant future, visitors to the Dominican Republic will be able to see for themselves the sunken marvel of the most important pirate ship in American history. An Indiana University specialist team is making fast progress at the Captain Kidd shipwreck project, the Kidd Preserve, in La Romana. And just recently […]

    July 22, 2009NewsNo comments
  23. The Caribbean Travelling Film School – 1st phase will be conducted in Barbados commencing August 2009

    The first phase will be conducted in Barbados commencing in August 09. During this phase, which will last approximately 10 months, participants will be given daily workshops in all aspects of filmmaking and will work together with our creative team to produce a full length feature film. Interested persons can register by emailing the school […]

    July 22, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  24. WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS – Barbados Segway Polo Team win 2009 Woz Cup for Segway Polo

    Here are the winning details as confirmed by both Totally Barbados and B’dos Free Press… Team Barbados Flying Fish Semi Final Match #1 against the dreaded Austrians!!! After a short rain delay the match started much the same way as the other morning matches with the Fish trying to settle into their Rhythm… the first […]

    July 21, 2009Oddity, Polo, SportsNo comments
  25. Barbados Securities Exchange offers advice to potential investors in special outreach programme

    The Barbados Securities Exchange (BSE) recently held a seminar on investing during these challenging times at BWU?s Solidarity House, panellists included Brent Shuffler of the COB Credit Union, former NHC Chairman Douglas Skeete and BSE?s CEO Marlon Yarde. Mr Shuffler told participants before looking to invest make sure one?s personal finances have an emergency reserve, […]

    July 20, 2009NewsNo comments