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  1. ALIVE AGAIN: Spice for Life – Can it really be one night only for Barbados? Say it ain’t so!

    When I was in my 20’s I used to be one of the first voices on Yess FM, now Love 104.1, I was also an open advocate for Spice & Co, sometimes to criticism from within VOB itself and at other times from Government entities (Noel “Barney” Lynch, as a Jr Member of the Tourism Authority at […]

    February 28, 2010Featured, Music, Review2 comments
  2. THE BRITISH HAVE COME, THE BRITISH HAVE COME! Cheshire ready for Chukkas with Barbados at Holders & other venues this week

    Once again Diamonds International (DI) has coordinated what’s expected to be a lively and thrill-bending array of action with the Cheshire team here to compete with Barbados’ best for Chukkas, unlike last year the host venue has switched to Holders as opposed to Lion Castle (LC), but LC will have a subsidiary game on March 4th. Jennifer […]

    February 27, 2010Polo, Travel2 comments
  3. DIGICEL AND RIM WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE LOW COST, EASY-TO-ACCESS BLACKBERRY SERVICES AVAILABLE TO BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES

    Businesses of all sizes across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific will be able to enjoy the benefits of Blackberry services quickly, easily and at a low cost point thanks to the introduction of BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express. Launching on 1st March, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express is a new product from RIM that offers […]

    February 27, 2010Editorial, TechnologyNo comments
  4. TRANSITION (DEATH) – DANGER ZONE MISSES MIKEY PELPA

    Danger Zone Music Group wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mikey Pelpa. Over the years Danger Zone has had a productive relationship with the artiste and is deeply saddened by his untimely passing. CEO of Danger Zone Music Group Delmar ‘Della Danger’ Drummond who was a friend of Mikey […]

    February 27, 2010Music, NewsNo comments
  5. DARYL HALL TRAVELS TO JAMAICA FOR 28th EDITION OF GROUNDBREAKING WEB SERIES FEATURING LEGENDARY TOOTS & THE MAYTALS

    Daryl Hall took his groundbreaking web series to sunny Jamaica this month, where he hooked up with legendary reggae group Toots and the Maytals for the 28th and most recent edition of Live From Daryl’s House, available starting Feb. 15 at www.lfdh.com. The shoot took place at the home of famed reggae DJ “Native” Wayne […]

    February 27, 2010Music, TravelNo comments
  6. Barbadian Head Coach of Windies team warns against complacency with Zimbabwe – Digicel Media Release

    Newly appointed West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson has warned that – despite their lowly ranking – Zimbabwe are not to be taken for granted and that if they are the result could be disastrous. “If we take Zimbabwe for granted what happened in Australia could easily continue. We have to get together as a […]

    February 27, 2010CricketNo comments
  7. Levelling VAT not the answer: Former Barbadian Leader Owen Arthur spoke to packed UWI crowd, Ex-PM sounds Battle Cry for Stalwarts as Recession continues

    First of all let’s give a huge round of applause to Barbados Today for using my question about Ministerial Salary Reductions as a means of bolstering the infrastructure of Barbados. It’s good to know that another online entity has to rely on my expertise to make their story – will send you a bill soon […]

    February 27, 2010Featured, Political3 comments
  8. DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL/BREITLING CHESHIRE POLO TOUR – Sunday February 28, 2010 at Holders

    Action starts 3:30 PM              Feature Match: 4:30 PM After Party: 6:30 PM COME FOR THE POLO… STAY ON FOR THE PARTY! GET A CHANCE TO WIN A BREITLING WATCH AT THE DIAMONDS INTERNATIONAL CHESHIRE POLO TOUR 2010

    February 27, 2010Photo Gallery, Polo2 comments
  9. Associated Press Puts Spotlight On Carib ID: Mainstream Media recognises West Indian Diaspora

    Carib ID, the movement founded in 2008 by Felicia Persaud to get Caribbean nationals accurately counted in the U.S., gained a promotional shot in the arm on Wednesday as the Associated Press turned its spotlight on the organization. Persaud has been working diligently to encourage the Caribbean communities to become accurately counted by the Census […]

    February 25, 2010Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  10. DIGICEL DONATES US$3 MILLION WORTH OF TENTS TO SHELTER MORE THAN 100,000 HAITIANS

    Digicel today announced details of its plans to purchase and distribute 19,000 six-man tents – valued at US$3 million – to provide shelter to more than 100,000 Haitians who are living in makeshift campsites following the January 12th earthquake which devastated Port-au-Prince and its surrounding areas. The tents – which are designed for extended living […]

    February 25, 2010Featured, NatureNo comments
  11. DENZIL DOUGLAS REGIME FACILITATES FREE PLASTIC SURGERY FOR KITTITIAN CHILDREN

    Three toddlers from the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis have received free plastic surgery at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, Kingstown, St. Vincent, thanks to the networking efforts of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. Via its Ministry of Health, the Government investigated the possibility of partnering with the Government of St. Vincent […]

    February 25, 2010Health, TravelNo comments
  12. New US Credit Card Laws Puts Brakes on Abusive Practices: Bajan Overseas Shoppers Rejoice

    It is almost legendary about well-to-do Bajans who go Miami or Puerto Rico and do shopping to bring back here, equally popular are their grouses about clearing those Credit Cards which allow such lifestyles. As a pal used to say, “If you wanna live like a King? Then you gotta PAY like a King!” Well, such […]

    February 25, 2010Business1 comment
  13. Ky-Mani Marley seems to be on verge of Retraction – Now, Raw Book Interviews to Be Released by Farrah Gray Publishing

    Not so long ago, we relayed from South Florida Caribbean News (SFCN) that one of the late Bob Marley’s tribe of children wrote a tell-all book of growing up being “tuff gong” in Miami… Family pressure to suppress the book has been enormous, it seems Ky-Mani is on the verge of opposing the book’s original […]

    February 25, 2010Books, Controversy, Featured2 comments
  14. Lottery Operations Suspended – Tropical Gaming’s License yet to be renewed, Belizeans anxious

    Here in Barbados, it appears Government did not act on a cellular tax nor a Lottery winnings deduction… No big shock, since if such policies were actually enforced, imagine how easy it would be to hand over the regime on a silver platter to whoever’s the Opposition? Over in Belize however, the Dean Barrow administration […]

    February 25, 2010GamesNo comments
  15. Dominican Republic’s Elio Rojas brings WBC title back to Santo Domingo after bout in Mexico

    Elio Rojas, the World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight (up to 126 lbs) champion from the Dominican Republic came home to celebrate his victory last Saturday over challenger Gustavo Espadas of Mexico. The fight took place in Merida, Mexico. Rojas said he could defend the title in a fight in the DR if the Dominican government […]

    February 24, 2010Featured, Sports1 comment
  16. BVI’s Miss Teen Diva 2009 & Sandy Lane Center talk about Addiction & other Challenges to BVI Students

    In late 2009, Rashada Robinson, Miss Teen Diva 2009, approached the Miss Teen Diva Pageant Committee with her ideas about drug abuse among her peers. Then the collective made contact with Mrs. Maris Hodge-Wright, Manager of the Sandy Lane Center and Mrs. Deborah Hodge, Director of Student Life & Special Events of H. L. Stoutt […]

    February 24, 2010Controversy, Crime, Culture, Featured1 comment
  17. WI DOWN UNDER OR DOWN & OUT? Darren Sammy smashes late sixes as Windies post 138

    Superb power hitting from Darren Sammy at the end of the innings helped the West Indies to post a competitive score against Australia in the second and final T20 International at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday night. The powerful right-hander blasted two sixes off the final two balls of the last over from debutant […]

    February 24, 2010Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  18. ICC’s World Twenty20 Cricket Cup ‘Bringing It’ With Vibrant Promotion for West Indies

    ICC World Twenty20 West Indies 2010 is on the region’s doorstep and, as momentum builds to arguably cricket’s most thrilling tournament, organisers are preparing to roll out a series of energetic marketing and promotional initiatives, encouraging fans to embrace the theme “Bring It” and “show the world how we do cricket,” says ICC WT20 WI […]

    February 24, 2010Cricket1 comment
  19. Quick update from Andre Woodvine – This weekend in Barbados, local jazz happenings are plenty!

    Hi friends and music lovers! Just a quick note to update you on some local jazz happenings… on Friday, February 26th I’ll be in duo with pianist Roger Gittens at the Crane Resort’s Bar 1887 start time 8pm – a breezy, relaxing piano bar atmosphere Saturday, February 27th, Willie Kerr, Eliana Marcenaro and I will […]

    February 24, 2010Featured, MusicNo comments
  20. Nevisians benefit from job openings at Wind Farm – Equipment designed to withstand sea-weather and other elements

    An official of Wind Watt (Nevis Ltd), a family owned and operated energy developer based in Canada said Nevisian workers would not be left out in the construction and subsequent maintenance of the Maddens Wind Farm. Staff Electrical Specialist of WindWatt Power Canada Inc. Mr. Peter Hexamer told the Department of Information in a recent […]

    February 24, 2010Featured, Nature, TechnologyNo comments
  21. THE LABEL BEHIND JAH CURE – Danger Zone’s work speaks for itself

    The tremendous success of international reggae artiste Jah Cure is not based on pure luck but a combination of organization planning and expertise. The Danger Zone Music Group (DZMG)emerged in the year 2000 out of a need to provide positive and quality music to the masses and Jah Cure has benefited from this aim throughout […]

    February 24, 2010Music, Review1 comment
  22. Aweipo Gallery on Saturday February 27th at 5:30 pm – Ichia Tiyi’s Artist Talk

    Greeting Friends, Ichia Tiyi will be giving a talk about her work in the Aweipo Gallery on Saturday February 27th at 5:30 pm. The talk is open to the public so please feel free to forward the attached file to people you think may be interested. See you there!! Aweipo Gallery The Crane Village The […]

    February 24, 2010Editorial, GalleriesNo comments
  23. SPOTLIGHT ON PETER DE SAVARY & CAMPER-NICHOLSON’S PORT LOUIS By Sandra C.A. Ferguson – Citizens in Defence of Grenada’s Lands and Heritage

    CAVEAT {The views expressed in this article while bearing resemblance to the late Dave Marsden when alive in Barbados, is purely coincidental. The opinions expressed do not reflect any advertisers nor the staff of Bajan Reporter. Any offense taken, is purely at one’s own thin skin.} Peter De Saviour was in town last week DONATING(?!) […]

    February 23, 2010Controversy, Featured, Travel1 comment
  24. Dominican Republic come out swinging in Continental Youth Boxing Championship

    The Dominican Republic and Cuba are leading the Continental Youth Boxing Championship that began over the weekend at the Gran Arena del Cibao in Santiago. Juan Gabriel Medina, in the 48kg (105lbs) category, was the first to win for the DR when he defeated Rene Santiago from Puerto Rico. Next Juan Jonelvi Medina, in the […]

    February 23, 2010Sports, TravelNo comments
  25. Oh Baby, Female pair nabbed with Ganja on Hispaniola: Diaper Rash? Marijuana, not diapers

    The Dominican Republic’s Army Intelligence Department (G2) accused 2 women of possession of marijuana. The women were traveling from Dajabon, on the border with Haiti, to Santiago. One of the women, Marileidy Felipe Mendoza was traveling with a baby. The marijuana was concealed in a package of disposable baby diapers. Mendoza and Awilda Yissel Fortuna […]

    February 23, 2010Controversy, Crime, TravelNo comments