now also on Telegram

    Mobile Service Digicel announced it’s hit the 11 million customer mark across its 32 markets worldwide.  Since launching in Jamaica nine and a half years ago, Digicel has grown rapidly and today offers its special brand of best value, best service and best network mobile communications across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific. Digicel […]

    August 31, 2010BusinessNo comments
  2. “Whose Vagina Is It, Really?” – Jamaican Author makes Best-selling list and gives back to her community

    Award winning Jamaican author, radio personality and columnist, Sandy Daley, who is basking in the success of her first book, “Whose Vagina Is It, Really?” has now made it her mission to give back to young girls in the parish of her birth in Jamaica. “I have decided to donate one US dollar from every […]

    August 30, 2010Books, Controversy, Featured3 comments
  3. Dr George Reid at Lunchtime Lecture at DLP Headquarters, George Street: 2010-09-03

    The next lecture in the series will be delivered on Friday 2010-09-03 by Dr. George Reid at the “Errol Barrow Gallery“, DLP Headquarters, ‘Kennington‘, George Street, Belleville, St. Michael; his topic will be “Deconstructing The Barrovian S.E.T. Paradigm: How Does an Understanding of Barrow’s Philosophy Help us to Manage Our Current Problems?” As usual lunch […]

    August 30, 2010EventsNo comments
  4. Jamaican Graphic Novel Dread & Alive adds new distributors and one of a kind reggae soundtrack to epic series. Soundtrack opens Sept 14; Comic book out by Sept 15

    Zoolook, in cooperation with Soul of the Lion, is pleased to present Nicholas Da Silva‘s Dread & Alive: The Lost Tapes. The debut audio counterpart to the highly anticipated Issue #3 of the Dread & Alive comic book series, The Lost Tapes features top current international roots reggae artists Anthony B, Lutan Fyah, SOJA, Jah […]

    August 30, 2010Books, Featured, MusicNo comments
  5. In the shadow of Bussa – Barbados’ Opposition continue to push for removal of Housing Minister over Coverley contract

    The Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Barbados’ Opposition Leader continues her case for Michael Lashley to resign as Minister of Housing, she lists further details of the deal struck between NHC & Jada Construction in a devastating slide presentation; Ex-PM Owen Arthur looks at the Pierhead hotel fiasco as orchestrated by D’Arcy Boyce where excessive spending […]

    August 30, 2010Controversy, Featured, Political, Video Gallery2 comments
  6. Agree/Disagree {POLL}? Rihanna stars in controversial Emimem music video, Barbadian singer now accused of glorifying domestic violence?

    The Daily Mail says Rihanna knows first hand the horrors of domestic violence, after being badly beaten by her then-boyfriend Chris Brown. The 22-year-old tried to use the awful experience for good, speaking out and encouraging abused women to leave their partners. But the pop star is now being criticised for starring in a controversial […]

    August 29, 2010Rihanna6 comments

    {Follow-Up: Rawle Nelson will be monitoring the situation in St Kitts & Nevis as well as St Maarten} Hurricane Earl is approaching the northern Leeward Islands. A flash flood watch is now in effect for St. Kitts and Nevis. This will likely be upgraded to a warning later today. Skies will be partly cloudy to […]

    August 28, 2010Featured, Nature, Nature2 comments
  8. Uhral St. Clair Swanston Highway is official; Nevisian road named after one of their living heroes

    The stretch of road from Market Shop in Gingerland to the end of Zion Hill was officially renamed the Uhral St. Clair Swanston Highway on Thursday in honour of pioneer politician and businessman from Zion Village Mr. Uhral Swanston. He served Nevis with distinction during and after his tenure in the Federal Government in the […]

    August 28, 2010Culture, TechnologyNo comments
  9. Digicel Rising Stars hostess cops 2nd spot in Miss Universe – Creates History for Jamaica

    Yendi Phillipps of Digicel Rising Stars fame placed second in the Miss Universe pageant, creating history as the highest ever finish by a Jamaican in that contest. Phillipps served early notice of her historic feat when she was named in the final 15, then the final 10 and outshone early favourites Miss Puerto Rico and […]

    August 28, 2010Fashion, Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. London 2012 celebrates Two Years to Go to the Paralympic Games

    Sunday 29 August 2010 marks exactly Two Years to Go until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and organisers are calling on the UK public to start planning their Games to ensure they don’t miss out. The Paralympic Games in the summer of 2012 will see elite Paralympic sport take place over […]

    August 28, 2010Athletics3 comments

    The first school built under an innovative public-private partnership was opened yesterday by the Digicel Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). École Louis de Borno in Léogâne – the town located at the epicenter of the January 12th earthquake – will welcome 600 primary students when the new school year begins on […]

    August 28, 2010Editorial, Nature1 comment
  12. True Love knows no Age? 40’s Dutch model hitches to Senior Citizen crooner – Julio Iglesias marries Miranda Rijnsburger in Dominican Republic

    After 20 years and five children together, Spanish pop idol 66-year old Julio Iglesias married 45-year-old Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger. The marriage took place at the Catholic parish of Virgin del Carmen in Marbella on 24 August, Iglesias announced on his website. The couple resides in Miami with their sons Miguel Alejandro, 12, Rodrigo 11, […]

    August 28, 2010Featured, Gossip, TravelNo comments
  13. Evening of Student Films by students of the Barbados Community College Division of Fine Arts: Saturday, 28th August 2010, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Aweipo Gallery

    Aweipo Gallery Saturday, 28th August 2010, 6pm – 8pm: The Crane Village, Crane Hotel, St.Philip Presents An Evening of Student Films Produced & Directed by students of the Barbados Community College Division of Fine Arts Join us as we encourage a new age of Multi-media talent exploring new genres of creative expression Tel: 271-2839 or […]

    August 28, 2010Cinema, Galleries, Video Gallery1 comment
  14. Saggin Pants – Letter from a college student: Pass this on to Our Youth, Our Parents, Our Black Men and Women {BASED ON FACTS}

    {BEEN MEANING TO POST THIS FOR AGES, MANY TKS 4 MY SOURCE – TOOK A WHILE TO VERIFY DEFINITIONS, MOST ARE TRUE! CLICK ON LINKS!} The other day, a friend of mine visited me in the lobby of my dorm just to chat while her laundry was drying. As we were chatting, two young freshmen […]

    August 28, 2010Crime, Culture, Fashion, Featured, Review4 comments

    An adult male has been confirmed as the first recorded death as a result of Dengue Fever in Barbados. This was confirmed today by the Ministry of Health. Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joy St. John expressed sympathy to the family of the deceased and is urging Barbadians who are experiencing symptoms of Dengue Fever, including sudden […]

    August 28, 2010Featured, Health, NatureNo comments
  16. Barbados’ Opposition to host Public Meeting Haggatt Hall 29/8/2010 re: National Housing Scandal – Upload all Documents from Bajan Reporter, NOW!

    Last night on TV 8 there was one small clip on what is at the crux of the devolving debacle between former NHC Chair Marilyn Rice-Bowen and Housing Minister Michael Lashley, as a public service, The Bajan Reporter relays the remaining raw footage of the interview and also all documents for the public to decide […]

    August 27, 2010Featured, Political, Video Gallery3 comments
  17. Sustainable Tourism Specialist Gail Henry Returns from U.S. Embassy Sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program

    “Very hectic but quite informative.” That was the assessment of Gail Henry on her return from a very timely International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on the topic of Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery. Henry, who is a Sustainable Tourism Product Specialist with the Caribbean Tourism Organization, participated in an IVLP on “Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery” from […]

    August 27, 2010Featured, Nature, Nature, Travel1 comment
  18. Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Barbados Labour Party step up efforts to remove Michael Lashley as DLP’s Housing Minister: 29/8/2010 at Haggatt Hall, Public Meeting will reveal new facts why Michael Lashley should go and why Acting Prime Minister should sack the embattled Cabinet Minister

    A host of documents, scanned and PDF’d into a .zip Folder will be uploaded shortly for your consideration – here’s a taste of what VOB & CBC did not carry!

    August 27, 2010Controversy, Featured, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Barbados’ National Initiative on Service Excellence (NISE) Unveils Barnyard Characters for its “Value Village” under auspices of Barbados Workers Union & Private Sector Agency

    “Use good ole Bajan values to tackle today’s challenges!” This is essentially the message that the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) Inc. is sending across the nation as it enters a heightened phase of its “Live Excellence” campaign. “Live Excellence”, which was first launched in 2008, promotes service excellence beyond the organization to the […]

    August 27, 2010Business1 comment
  20. Summer Fest in the Soup Bowl 28 & 29 August – Barbados Surfing Association welcomes overseas competitors at Bathsheba: Trinidad, Martinique & Guadeloupe

    The Barbados Surfing Association’s international surfing Summer Fest is here, with all the drama and excitement Bajans expect – cash prizes and music by popular deejays. The BSA believes the waves this weekend could be boosted with the strong possibility of two tropical systems off Barbados and swells being 6-8 ft, which is sure to […]

    August 26, 2010Featured, SportsNo comments
  21. Unity Bar Lunchtime Lecture: Ruling DLP Headquarters, George Street – 2010/08/27

    The next lecture in the series will be delivered on Friday 2010-08-27 by Mr. Denis Kellman MP, Member of Parliament for St. Lucy, at the “Errol Barrow Gallery“, DLP Headquarters, ‘Kennington‘, George Street, Belleville, St. Michael. As usual lunch will be served from 12.30 pm and the lecture will start at 1.00 pm.

    August 25, 2010EventsNo comments
  22. U.S. Government Mobilizes Support for Flood Ravaged Pakistan

    “These are dark days.” That is the assessment of Pakistan’s cricket captain, Salman Butt, as his country continues to grapple with the floods that have become the worst natural disaster in its history. The United Nations estimates that the impact of the flooding, which stretches from the Himalaya mountains down to the Arabian Sea, is […]

    August 25, 2010Featured, NatureNo comments
  23. West Indies Players’ Association denies it stymied, delayed or breached any Agreements: WIPA President seeks Legal Advice

    WIPA replies to the WICB’s Release of 24th August 2010 as follows: There was no timeframe set out in the New York Agreement (NYA) for the Special Arbitrations as articulated by the WICB. With regards to the CBA/MOU negotiations it was agreed by representatives of both parties following meetings on October 14th 2009 and November […]

    August 25, 2010Cricket, Featured1 comment
  24. Neville Crawford’s “Pondering In Colour” at Queen’s Park Gallery #3: “Rasta”

    10 to 6 each day until Sat @ Queen’s Park Gallery, get there

    August 25, 2010Cinema, Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Neville Crawford’s “Pondering In Colour” at Queen’s Park Gallery #2: “Modified Foods”

    This show runs every day up to Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Queen’s Park Gallery

    August 25, 2010Culture, Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments