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  1. American Folk Singer Joe Jencks Takes Crowd at George Washington House on Musical Journey

    Folk singer Joe Jencks shared a musical experience of pure Americana last Sunday at the George Washington House. On the eve of the United States’ July 4th Independence Day celebrations, Jencks gave the appreciative and musically knowledgeable audience an engaging history lesson on his country, using just his guitar and his rich voice. Over the […]

    June 30, 2010Music, Travel1 comment
  2. Pandemonium at opening of 54th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship: OECS Member breaks away from Opening Ceremony to unleash grouse publicly – Possible sanctions to follow

    The Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships held their opening ceremony Tuesday evening at the Almond Beach Hotel, St. Peter. Tourism Minister Richard Sealy was late in arriving and communicated the pageantry should flow without him, Sealy eventually addressed the golfers from nine countries. Before his subsequent appearance, however, action unfolded that no one had foreseen – it was […]

    June 30, 2010Controversy, Featured, Sports1 comment
  3. Barbados needs to respect Entrepreneurs who try: Marine pilot turned Wall Street expert advises Cave Hill’s School of Business

    Barbadians are too quick to judge entrepreneurs whose businesses don’t succeed immediately, this bracing assessment from Chuck Mills III a former Marine One Pilot now Capital Management expert who is in Barbados for his second address to participants at the University of the West Indies thanks to the US Embassy for Barbados & the Eastern Caribbean. During […]

    June 30, 2010Business1 comment
  4. Caribbean’s premier amateur golfing event is at Royal Westmoreland this week: Barbados hosting Caribbean golf, by Hallam Hope

    The cream of amateur golf in the region will be showcased at Royal Westmoreland between Wednesday and Saturday with competition in the Hoerman Cup for men, the women’s championship and Mid-Amateurs, Seniors and Super Seniors for men. Puerto Rico has been the dominant nation in recent years in the Hoerman Cup and much attention will […]

    June 29, 2010Sports2 comments
  5. Olympus Theatres Movie Event for Differently Abled Children: Let’s Show Them Love Public Awareness Campaign

    The Olympus Theatres Inc. is giving back to children with disabilities, through a series of movie events this summer. They have joined hands with Variety – the Children’s Charity and the Let’s Show Them Love Public Awareness Campaign for Children with Disabilities to offer a free pre-summer break movie event. The movie events will continue […]

    June 29, 2010Cinema, Featured, Health1 comment
  6. Windies batting collapse has them staring at defeat – Do they need glasses? Digicel Test Cricket Report

    South Africa are on the home strait to victory in the Third Digicel Test. The West Indian fortress that was Kensington Oval had long been breached; these days visiting teams look forward to playing Test matches at the venue with anticipation, rather than apprehension. South Africa are the latest international team to have enjoyed the […]

    June 29, 2010Cricket1 comment
  7. CCCU Convention opens, Credit Union Umbrella Body’s 1st Female Leader addresses participants – Call made for continued promotion of organization: By Rawle Nelson

    Eighteen countries representing some seventeen affiliates area attending the 53rd Annual International Convention and 39th Annual General Meeting of the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions. Delegates from affiliates, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, St Kitts and Nevis, , St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, […]

    June 29, 2010Business1 comment
  8. Sea turtle named Ginger returns to Nevis bearing three-year old tracking device

    Sea turtle conservationists on Nevis announced recently that they had successfully retrieved a satellite tracking device from a female sea turtle named Ginger. She had been named and tagged three years earlier in programme which involved the Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, the Caribbean Conservation Association and the Nevis Turtle Group. President of the Group Mr. […]

    June 29, 2010Nature, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Anime Kon 2010: Enter The Arena – Star Trek Next Generation’s LeVar Burton more feisty than a Klingon (PG 13: Language, 1/2)

    If you’re at work and you decide to listen to the audio clips, be sure to keep the volume low or get some headphones as the vernacular may disturb some and that don’t take much here in Barbados, even if privately we say worse… One other point – the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Cultural Centre must donate that […]

    June 28, 2010Arts, Books, Culture, Featured1 comment
  10. West Indies team visit the Concorde Centre: Greeting team near phone booths, accident? Or just coincidence?

    The popular proverb is if you are handed a lime to get more and make lemonade – but that wasn’t what the greeters were serving outside the Concorde Experience while waiting for cricket teams of the Proteas and Windies, it was fruit punch and speaking of ‘punch,’ – the phone booths were knocked out by […]

    June 27, 2010Cricket, Photo Gallery3 comments
  11. West Indies team visit the Concorde Centre: Gayle & Barbados Manager share a few words

    Perhaps it was just as well that ZA was not there and this was why the Windies were less morose than usual? Here’s their Captain Chris Gayle (for how much longer, no one knows) sharing a lighter moment with Barry O’Brien, the Manager of Digicel Barbados

    June 27, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. West Indies team visit the Concorde Centre: Sulieman Benn over a Power x 4 girl

    It was supposed to be both the Windies and Proteas, but the ZA crew never made it, not that Sulieman cared, he was Benn up – or rather his partner was… This was a preliminary to the disastrous Third Test now dragging on. You’d’ve thought this would spur the Windies but noooo!

    June 27, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Canadian Investor confirms what Barbados Free Press already knew – Attacks in Boscobel, Bob Verdun speaks out in George Street headquarters: 1 of 3

    Barbados Free Press did a number of articles on the Road Toll gang in the north of Barbados, even down to when the Prime Minister (may he get well soon) sought to heavily downplay any such attacks before the mainstream media decided to grow testicles and examine the issue and not credit the blogs as […]

    June 27, 2010Featured, Travel3 comments
  14. Lightsaber Duel in Barbados: Inaugural Battle for Caribbean – ENTER THE ARENA: ANIME KON 2010

    This battle could have been augmented if wireless mic’s were attached to the sabres, so their ambient noise would be transferred to the crowd and not just the user – however, bearing in mind this is the first ever such attempt in Barbados. The choreography while rough was full of bravura and should be saluted […]

    June 27, 2010Books, Featured, Martial Arts, Oddity, Video Gallery2 comments
  15. Windies batting demons return – Time to exorcise Team? Invoke the loa of Marie Laveau: Digicel Cricket Report

    The West Indies batting demons continue to haunt them after a one match absence in the Second Digicel Test in St Kitts when they scored 546 on a friendly pitch. On day one of the Third Digicel Test at the Kensington Oval, their batsmen took backward steps and reverted to their old habits as displayed […]

    June 27, 2010Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  16. BARBADIAN ENTERTAINER BLAK KLA’ SOYL WOOS CROWD AT SURFERS’ CAFE, OISTINS

    It was a night of intimacy with Blak Kla Soyl, who started the night with Jazz and ballards, Blak Kla Soyl style. She spoke about how she received her songs, and the inspiration given to execute them. The band who consist of Jamal Browne on traps, Simon Pipe on guitar and a young and upcoming […]

    June 27, 2010Music, ReviewNo comments
  17. ‘Weathering the Storm: Your Business Survival Checklist’ – 5:00 PM on Monday, June 28th at the Cave Hill School of Business, UWI

    From warrior to Wall Street vice-president. Sounds like an unusual career move, but Charlie ‘Chuck’ Mills III, a former Marine corps captain and pilot turned investment bank executive turned entrepreneur, says it’s not as strange as you’d think. “In the context of an aircraft you are required to think multi-dimensionally and think about multiple things […]

    June 26, 2010Business2 comments
  18. A new look for the Breitling Jet Team – The world’s only professional civilian flight team performing on L-39 Albatroses

    Thanks to strong colors and a high-impact design, the Breitling Jet Team – the world’s only professional civilian flight team performing on jets – is aiming for new heights with an entirely redesigned black, anthracite grey and metal grey livery. A powerful, taut and dynamic appearance to match its soaring accomplishments. The Breitling Jet Team […]

    June 25, 2010Featured, Sports, TechnologyNo comments
  19. “I have nothing to lose” – Dale Richards of Barbados: Digicel Cricket Update

    Recalled opening batsman, Barbadian Dale Richards, says that he views his latest opportunity with the West Indies Test side as a case of “nothing to lose”. Speaking with the media prior to the Windies training session at Kensington Oval – where the Third Digicel Test will commence on Saturday – Richards said that at his […]

    June 25, 2010CricketNo comments
  20. Barbadian Poet Kamau Brathwaite’s 80th Birthday Observation extended to July 3rd at Queen’s Park Gallery

    Kamau Brathwaite is a well-known and according to many, much maligned Barbadian and unjustly so… Although his 80th birthday was in May, the Queen’s Park Gallery has given more time for you to appreciate his work by extending an exhibition, where artists interpret his influence, to 3rd July and there are many works! Leslie Taylor, Ras Akyem, […]

    June 25, 2010Culture, Featured, Review1 comment
  21. Catharine Cummins Artwork, nr. Club Morgan – 2 events (Jun. 30 & July 3) June 24, 2010Culture, Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. National Cultural Foundation’s Read-IN! June 2010 at the Crane, Sun. 27/6/2010

    Mark Jason Welch Cultural Officer – Literary Arts (Ag.) National Cultural Foundation West Terrace St. James (246) 424-0909 ext. 232

    June 24, 2010Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Invitation to the Farmers Market at the National Cultural Foundation’s Car Park 26/6/2010 from 6:30 am June 24, 2010Agriculture, Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. ISRAEL SEEKS STRONGER PARTNERSHIP WITH CARIBBEAN (But who’s real ambassador?) – PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO SKN, GUYANA & SVG – NO WORD WHEN COMING TO BARBADOS

    The State of Israel has pledged to assist St. Kitts and Nevis in its ongoing efforts to diversify the agricultural sector. Israeli Ambassador His Excellency Amiram Magid highlighted that commitment during an interview that aired on Tuesday’s edition of SKNIS Perspectives. “Since the sugar cane industry does not exist anymore on the island you are […]

    June 24, 2010Featured, Political2 comments
  25. POUI (Creative Writing) PROJECT & Africana Theater Lab invite Barbadians to a staged reading of two plays directed by Segun Ojewuyi

    THE POUI (Creative Writing) PROJECT and Africana Theater Lab, SIU Carbondale invite you to a staged reading of two plays directed by Segun Ojewuyi on Saturday 26 at 7.30 pm and Sunday 27 June at 6.00 pm at the ARTS LECTURE THEATRE, Cave Hill On Saturday 26 June at 7.30 pm: PREEMPTIVE by Niyi Coker […]

    June 24, 2010Culture, Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments