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  1. Former Economic Affairs Minister of Barbados under heavy fire as ruling DLP hold lashes from Devil’s Advocate

    Can it be said about the most recent reshuffle – that the DLP is acting in the national interest? Or – is it acting in its own self-interest and survival? Secondly, why are we having these stopgap measures when clearly the country deserves better and can do better?

    September 30, 2010Editorial, Gossip1 comment
  2. BREAKING NEWS: Cabinet Reshuffle for Barbados – Estwick no longer in charge of Economic Affairs, Blackett away from Culture as Chris Sinckler given Finance & Economic Affairs

    Prime Minister David Thompson continues to avoid cameras for a national broadcast Thursday evening, his reasoning is that Bajans need to concentrate on the message and not the messenger as he delivered his verdict on his colleagues with a third Cabinet reshuffle in as many years (Four – If you include Freundel Stuart’s temporary addition of Adriel Brathwaite), more […]

    September 30, 2010Featured, Political1 comment
  3. Barbadian Secondary School Basketball Team gets rebound with Restaurateur Franchise

    The basketball teams of Combermere Secondary School here in Barbados will now be known as “KFC Combermere” following the decision by KFC to become the teams’ official sponsor. Having begun a relationship in 2009, KFC has been keen on increasing its assistance to both the Under-16 and Under-19 boys squads, as well as the girls […]

    September 30, 2010Featured, SportsNo comments
  4. BARBADOS’ AMBASSADOR TO UNITED NATIONS PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO UN’s SECRETARY-GENERAL

    Barbados’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Joseph Goddard, presented his credentials to United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, in a short ceremony at United Nations headquarters in New York. Following the ceremony, Ambassador Goddard and Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon exchanged pleasantries and held brief discussions on matters of mutual interest. Witnessing the ceremony were […]

    September 30, 2010Featured, Political2 comments
  5. Barbados’ Opposition Leader Mia Mottley Outlines A New Vision & Development Path for Barbadian Private Sector Leaders

    Opposition Leader of Barbados & Political Leader of the BLP – Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P. (seen above with BCCI’s Sr Vice President, Lalu Vaswani – you can click on Ms Mottley’s name for a copy of her speech or see below), delivered what was essentially her Manifesto as the Feature Address at a […]

    September 30, 2010BusinessNo comments
  6. JIMI HENDRIX: THE GUITAR HERO – Now Available on DVD!

    Classic Artists could not claim to have a complete series on rock legends and their mark on the world of music without this film, the final word on guitar virtuoso Jimi Hendrix. Rather than drudging up scandal and outworn hypothesis about Jimi’s lifestyle and ultimate death, this Classic Artists film looks at Hendrix the master […]

    September 30, 2010Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Women See Modest Gains in World News Media Portrayal, Coverage Still Betrays Significant Gender Bias

    Women are still significantly underrepresented and misrepresented in news media coverage, according to Global Media Monitoring Project research in 108 countries coordinated by the World Association for Christian Communication, despite significant change since the project began 15 years ago. 76% of the people heard or read about in the world’s news are male. The world […]

    September 30, 2010Business1 comment
  8. Barbados has record for World’s Second Oldest Man – BARP honours 110 year old for his longevity & health

    The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) presented a framed Gordon Brooks photograph of 110 year old James Sisnett to the ‘super-centenarian’ himself at a special ceremony recently. The taking and presentation of the photograph was the idea of Jean Springer, Chairperson of the BARP Membership Committee, who felt it would be an appropriate way […]

    September 30, 2010Featured, Health2 comments
  9. Dominion Minisode #6 – The Old Guard, Flyin’ Monkey Films

    Starring: Sean Michael Field, Paul Nicholls, James Dalzell Music by Justin Durban Dominion Theme Music by Damian Sanchez Sound Mixing by Andre Philips Written by Andrew Stoute and Rodney Smith

    September 29, 2010Entertainment, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Barbados-Based sci-fi videos 12 Week run of 1 minute “minisodes” has been completed for the webseries “Dominion”

    Dominion webseries from Flyin’ Monkey Films has ended the promotional 12 episode run of their “minisodes”. These minisodes were 1 minute shorts set in the world of Dominion and followed a number of storylines that culminated in the revelation of one of the major characters and revealed an ongoing plot that will play into the […]

    September 29, 2010Cinema, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  11. HBO Premieres the New Drama Series Boardwalk Empire in the Caribbean

    HBO Latin America announced that the new, highly anticipated drama series, Boardwalk Empire, will premiere in the Caribbean on Sunday, October 3, 2010. Created by the Emmy®-winning writer of “The Sopranos“, Terence Winter, and produced and directed by the widely acclaimed Martin Scorsese, this roaring ’20s drama takes place at the dawn of Prohibition, when […]

    September 28, 2010Entertainment, EventsNo comments
  12. New Trinidad and Tobago film – “Seventeen Colours and a Sitar” features TT musical group ‘3 Canal’ who are excited with their involvement

    In the midst of performances, planning and conceptualizing their 2011 artistic ventures, Rapso super group 3 Canal made an appearance in the new Trinbago film “Seventeen Colours and a Sitar” (Rapso is a Trinidadian musical genre which blends calypso and rap) The renowned trio of Wendell Manwarren, Roger Roberts and Stanton Kewley expressed joy at […]

    September 28, 2010CinemaNo comments
  13. The Barbados Water Authority are carrying out repairs in St Philip, St Andrew & St Peter – Tankers sent to affected areas

    The Barbados Water Authority informs the public that it has today Tuesday 28th September sustained a number of burst mains and is presently carrying out repairs. These include a 4-inch burst in Long Bay Development, St. Philip, a 6-inch in Shermans, St. Peter and a 3-inch in Bawdens, St. Andrew which are affecting the immediate surrounding […]

    September 28, 2010Controversy, EditorialNo comments
  14. BARBADOS’ POLITICAL PARTIES PUT ASIDE DIFFERENCES TO RESPECT SENIORS AT ELDERS EVENT

    Close to 1,000 people came to appreciate or be appreciated at the 3rd Annual Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) Elders Appreciation Day Fun Fair at Pax Hill last weekend. The day was filled with entertainment for all both on stage and off. Performances by artistes including The Mighty Grynner, Tony Grazettes, Clement Maloney, Jennifer […]

    September 28, 2010Featured, Political1 comment
  15. S.Y. Adam’s of Bridgetown, Barbados – Rude Assistants & Misleading Merchandise: Why NOT to shop there!

    Not so long ago, NISE had a survey about manners and it was noted that, “…adults were not consistently doing what was right and setting good examples for {young people} to follow.” I had a reminder today this is very true. Another digression before the main story is approached, when making comments at Free Press […]

    September 28, 2010Editorial, Featured2 comments
  16. Trinidad’s Reginald Pollard takes Caribbean film-making to international standards

    As the Caribbean film industry continues to grow it has become more evident that the region has a new platform to expose its culture and to create more opportunities and income for its inhabitants. This creative sector is sustained through the diligence of several creative and technical talents. One such hard-working individual is cinematographer Reginald […]

    September 27, 2010BusinessNo comments
  17. Barbadians near & far, Queen’s College Founder’s Week: Elsie Payne Lecture, 6th October – “Preservation Vs. Development” September 27, 2010EventsNo comments
  18. Burst Main in Pine, St Michael led to early closure of Barbados’ Parkinson Memorial Secondary

    The Barbados Water Authority informs the public that pumping from its Golden Ridge Station has been affected between yesterday and today Monday, September 27 because of low reservoir levels. This has caused residents in Horse Hill, Suriname, Hackleton’s Cliff, Lammings, Sugar Hill and surrounding areas in St. Joseph to suffer low pressure or water outages […]

    September 27, 2010Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  19. “Notes From a Native Son – Sept 22, 2010” by Hal Austin, London: APPENDIX TO FMR. BARBADOS P.M. OWEN ARTHUR’s BIBA LECTURE

    Although former prime minister Owen Arthur may talk a good game, the reality is that he get lots wrong. His address to the Barbados International Business Association was, in certain parts, a damning indictment of his own time in power. A poor cultural work ethic; lack of proper education; our lack of competitiveness; and, most of […]

    September 27, 2010Featured, Political1 comment
  20. Erstwhile Barbadian Leader maintains dictatorial stance with Central Bank – Owen Arthur disapproves of DeLisle Worrell’s policies at Barbados’ leading financial institute

    Dr DeLisle Worrell, to my recollection, is the first Central Bank Governor to embrace the Internet for Barbados and this was only last year. He made a quarterly presentation as an online video and made sure consistent and regular releases were made available for the Bajan public via the the Central Bank’s website. He also has his own views […]

    September 27, 2010Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Barbados Labour Party welcomes latest CADRES poll: Opposition Leader Mia Mottley says figures show huge swing against ruling DLP

    The League of Young Socialists (LYS), the youth arm of the Barbados Labour Party, met recently at Harrison College, Roebuck Street. The meeting mainly focussed on a restrategisation of the junior branch, however one of the LYS was seeking to understand the multitude of figures posed in the print media which outlined a survey done by CADRES, […]

    September 26, 2010Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Barbadian Community Leaders liaise with American Community Policing Expert – US Embassy facilitates critical workshop in reasserting order in Barbados

    The recent criminal City tragedy where six Bajan women lost their lives to an unusual armed robbery shows an extraordinary breakdown where a Community assists in developing the character of its young people – it may take a village to raise a child, but who polices the Village? This was one of the points raised […]

    September 26, 2010Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Cricket Legends of Barbados, Fontabelle – Museum Downstairs#3: Press Room Wallpaper (1939 Memories)

     

    September 26, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Cricket Legends of Barbados, Fontabelle – Museum Downstairs#2: Press Room

    Appearances in Media is the wallpaper, with corners in Tribute to Commentators – here? Donna Symmonds

    September 26, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Cricket Legends of Barbados, Fontabelle – Museum Downstairs#1: Icon Memorabilia

     

    September 26, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments