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  1. Hallowe’en 2009 – Annual Story from the Bajan Reporter “Headcold (2005)”

    Every year I have told a story in honour of the Celtic New Year, what Druids call “Samhain” or turning of the wheel (In Gaelic, wheel is Yule, thus we have a confusing Christmas reference of ‘Yuletide‘ – in other words Jesus was probably Libra or earlier… Not Capricorn! There was no January nor July […]

    October 31, 2009Books, Featured2 comments
  2. British pullout of SSRP seems led by – Guyana?s refusal of UK request for ?live firing? near Amerindian community – PPP says SSRP will run regardless

    QUOTE:?It is tempting to believe that this about-face from the December 2008 joint agreement to what happened in the middle of 2009 might have been associated with some decision that the Guyanese Government made with request for training by the UK Special Forces, on a Western Border location with live firing to which the Government […]

    October 31, 2009NewsNo comments
  3. Bill Grace show at Zemicon Gallery in the City – PLEASE CLICK ICONS FOR LARGER IMAGES

    Bill Grace Exhibition “Art about water, the reef, interconnections, balance, harmony, healing and peace“ New Work at Zemicon Gallery Opening Sunday November 1st, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMalsoNov 2nd & Nov 3rd, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Informal retrospective at Blue Waters Studio by appointment * Excellent opportunity; Limited offer: 20% off, further 15% for […]

    October 31, 2009ArtsNo comments

    St Kitts’ Customs Canine Unit is now in full work mode, after members graduated during a ceremony to relocate the Customs and Excise Department?s Courier Service to Custom?s Headquarters, Bird Rock. Also located at Bird Rock, the Canine Unit is staffed with two labrador retrievers as well as four handlers and adds to the Customs […]

    October 31, 2009Nature, Travel1 comment
  5. Canadian Alleges Treaty Violations by Barbados

    A complaint filed by the Canadian owner of Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary, an eco-tourist facility in Barbados, alleges that the Government of Barbados has violated its international obligations by refusing to enforce its environmental laws, thereby allowing increased pollution and land development to damage the Sanctuary.Notice of the dispute was given to Barbados in accordance […]

    October 30, 2009Controversy2 comments
  6. The Good, The Bad & The Lovely – ACF 2009: Barbados’ Royal Pavilion, Trilogy – Pt 1

    What went right or wrong about the recent Absolut Caribbean Fashion? Some was poor organisation while other faults were definitely at the attitudes, needles and threads of designers. The better bit can be found in the interludes as clothing lines switch from one designer to the next and of course there were some hot numbers […]

    October 30, 2009Editorial, Fashion1 comment
  7. Barbadian Economics ? 4 Burgers cheaper than SIX? Talk about hit for 6!

    Visited the bakery on the outskirts of Eagle Hall not long ago, was doing late last-minute shopping on a weekend and decided some burgers for work during the week would be cool… Me and the wife like Farmers’ Choice Seasoned Burgers so I go to the freezer and check what’s available, I see a six-pack […]

    October 30, 2009Agriculture, OddityNo comments

    Irie Jam Media Group, the Tri-State region’s top-rated Caribbean entertainment firm, plans to bring some of the heat from the islands to the snow-covered Pocono Mountains this winter with the inaugural Irie Jam Celebrity Ski Fest. The Fernwood Hotel & Resort in Bushkill, PA will be the site of the massive Irie Jam snow fete, […]

    October 30, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  9. “Jewel Me” New art gallery opening in Brighton – Rafza Nehaul on show again


    October 29, 2009ArtsNo comments
  10. Queen Mushiya Reviews Gramps Morgan – Reggae Artiste’s soulful sultry performance makes an old woman wish to be younger!

    I have been riding on cloud 29 since attending Gramps Morgan and Buju Banton concert on Tuesday night October 20, 2009 at Dallas?s Palm Beach Reggae Club. This dynamic duo was brought to Dallas by Houston?s own DJ SuperGold. Gramps (a fraction of the Morgan Heritage fame), is currently on the Buju Banton ?Rasta Got […]

    October 29, 2009MusicNo comments
  11. Bermuda’s Inaugural Soca Xplosion a Success – Barbados in Hamilton

    The beginning of October saw Roy Lynch of White Tiger Promotions hosting the first ever Soca Xplosion at Snokel Park in Bermuda. The lineup for this event included Lil? Bits, Denise Belfon, Ghetto Flex, and Ziggy Rankin from Trinidad, Zoela from St. Vincent, Biggie Irie and Peter Ram from Barbados and entertainers from the local […]

    October 29, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  12. Call for Works from all past and present students of Barbados Community College

    Final call for participants in the Carmichael Prize exhibition: If you want to participate and haven’t signed up, pls. note that THE DEADLINE FOR DOING SO IS OCTOBER 31st! The Zemicon Gallery hereby invites submissions for the 5th Carmichael Prize exhibition/competition, which is to open on December 6th. This year?s invitation is restricted to works […]

    October 29, 2009ArtsNo comments
  13. Regional Cruise Tourism Up in a Down Economy – So why is it so hard to pay an Environmental Tax?

    Cruise spending is up in a down economy in destinations visited by cruise line-members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. Cruise tourism boosted revenues for ports and businesses in Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean in one of the gloomiest financial years since the Great Depression, according to an FCCA-commissioned study from Business Research and Economic […]

    October 29, 2009Fashion, Travel1 comment

    Barbados this week Quote of the week Website of the week THE FORUM Mia to lead the BLP Medicinal Marijuana “Ban dub shows” – Jamaican lawyer InternationalBoys rape girl at prom for two hours. Onlookers do nothing.Kidnapped Footballers Found Dead In Venezuela BusinesseCommerce (continued) SexualityWhite collar men vs blue collar men PhilosophyThe Box – […]

    October 29, 2009NewsNo comments

    The value of heritage tourism and its role in attracting a niche target audience was recently highlighted by Minister of State responsible for Tourism, Honourable Richard Skerritt. Minister Skerritt identified such when a delegation from the Ministry of Tourism and the St. Kitts Tourism Authority toured developments at Fair View, the recently opened Clay Villa […]

    October 29, 2009Fashion, TravelNo comments
  16. BARBADOS YOUTH BUSINESS TRUST: 3 to 6 PM, Arts & Craft Exhibition – 1st NOV 2009

    BARBADOS YOUTH BUSINESS TRUSTis proud to be the host for Global Entrepreneurship WeekMARK YOUR CALENDARS! Global Entrepreneurship Week: 16-22 November 2009

    October 29, 2009ArtsNo comments
  17. Daren Ganga threatens war on ESPNStar over article’s comments – history repeats itself?

    TT cricket star-boy Daren Ganga is blue vex with ESPN-Star, he says they are prevaricating, and used the WIPA to do his bitching;- I would like to make it abundantly clear that the interview published by today, Tuesday October 27th 2009, purportedly between me and one Rajarshi Gupta is a complete and utter fabrication. […]

    October 29, 2009Cricket, SportsNo comments
  18. BARP?s Concert Memories are Made of This – Frank Collymore Hall with Carlyn Leacock, etc.

    A plethora of diverse talent and entertainment awaited those who were at the Frank Collymore Hall on Saturday October 17, when the Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) held their biennial concert entitled “Memories“. Sold out days before, those lucky enough to be there had a spectacular experience. The evening started promptly at 7 p.m. […]

    October 25, 2009EntertainmentNo comments
  19. Nevisian Health Official – Response to Cuban health clinic overwhelming

    A top health official on Nevis described the response to the first of weekly Cuban eye care specialist?s clinics at the Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday as overwhelming. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration Mrs. Joslyn Liburd, told the Department of Information on Friday, that the first clinics held by Ophthalmologist Dr. […]

    October 25, 2009Health, NewsNo comments
  20. ANIMATION WORSHOP: Barbados Technology Training Centre, Building 3, Harbour Industrial Park – Nov. 2 to Nov. 6

    The Barbados Film & Video Association will be hosting a FREE!!!! animation workshop which will be conducted by Toon Boom Animation Inc. from November 2 to November 6 which will conducted at the Barbados Technology Training Centre, Building 3, Harbour Industrial Park. There is still more information to be added like time etc. which I […]

    October 25, 2009ArtsNo comments

    International reggae superstar and Danger Zone/SoBe Entertainment recording artiste Jah Cure is now in Europe ready to commence a multi-city tour. The tour will begin on October 22 in Switzerland and ends in Paris on November 2 with stops in Germany, Portugal and Belgium. While it?s not usual for a Reggae artiste to be touring […]

    October 25, 2009Music1 comment
  22. Stanley Greaves regales select crowd at Barbados’ Zemicon Gallery with Haiku-like Poetry and new Colourful Works, out of the Shadows

    One thing which usually permeates the works of Stanley Greaves, in either his political or literary inspired works, is the worlds of Shadow… While at Bridgetown’s Zemicon gallery recently, he told the intimate audience that during childhood he would assist his father in painting signs and mostly black paint was used. He suspects that’s part […]

    October 24, 2009Arts, Featured1 comment
  23. BVI?s Open Mic sounded a loud ?NO? to Domestic Violence

    For the third year, the Callaloo Poets raised the awareness to the devastating issue of Domestic Violence with a special poetry reading last weekend. The theme of the ?open mic? was ?Stop Domestic Violence: Love Doesn?t Hurt? – a collaborative effort with the Family Support Network (FSN). Writers, many garbed in purple, black and/or white […]

    October 24, 2009Crime, EntertainmentNo comments
  24. Scarlet is missing – $1,000 Reward for Safe return of Pit Bull Mix


    October 24, 2009Nature, NewsNo comments
  25. THE ELUSIVE BANKER OF DIGICEL DEAL OR NO DEAL: The man with the real control as he often refers to himself, hails from Jamaica?s most elite clique

    Ambiguous, deceptive, imponderable and illusory are just a few of the terms that can be used to more accurately describe ?The Elusive Banker? of the hot new TVJ series Digicel Deal or No Deal. The Banker?s identity is intentionally withheld from the public to heighten the suspense and intrigue. He communicates with host Simon Crosskill […]

    October 24, 2009CinemaNo comments