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  1. Rihanna’s “Reb’l Fleur Fragrance” Launching This Saturday in Bridgetown

    This scent is supposed to be targetted for 18/25 year old’s right? Do 18/25 year old’s have so much spending power in this current fiscal crisis? Tennessee Ford once had a C&W ditty about “owing my soul to the company store,” now Barbadian teens will trade theirs for a sniff of Robyn Rihanna Fenty? I guess Mephistopheles will […]

    February 28, 2011RihannaNo comments
  2. Fighting Crime Together: Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Partners with Delta Petroleum

    For what can be termed as their unwavering, continuous and significant support, Delta Petroleum has once again come forward to provide financial assistance to another initiative, which is geared at enhancing and helping to mold the young men and women in the British Virgin Isles {BVI}. This time Delta Petroleum is partnering with the Police […]

    February 28, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Sophisticated Canadian building technologies to be showcased in Barbados

    Between March 15-17, Caribbean architects, engineers, developers, builders and contractors will get a close-up look at some of the most sophisticated, quality and environmentally-sound construction and building products and technologies Canada has to offer – and the media are invited to attend. Hosted by the High Commission of Canada in Barbados and Canada Mortgage and […]

    February 28, 2011BusinessNo comments

    Digicel will introduce the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9780 – the newest addition to the BlackBerry Bold series of smartphones – in all of its 26 markets across the Caribbean and Central America by March 2011. The BlackBerry® Bold™ 9780 is the first BlackBerry Bold smartphone to come with the new BlackBerry® 6 operating system, which retains […]

    February 28, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Owen’s Bluff: “Call Elections” But BLP Not Ready! Devil’s Advocate Rant

    The Nation Newspaper of Monday, February 28th 2011, reported Opposition Leader Owen Arthur as having challenged Prime Minister Freundel Stuart to call election. Arthur was at the time speaking at the Christ Church West Central Nomination, which was held at Deighton Griffith Secondary, yesterday. But when Prime Minister Stuart read the Nation this morning, he […]

    February 28, 2011Editorial, Featured, Political4 comments
  6. Caribbean has the highest murder rate in the world – NBC panics potential US Visitors

    My thanks to an Eagle Eyed reader who was very alarmed… From late last year, here’s NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports; Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

    February 28, 2011TravelNo comments
  7. Guyanese leg spinner nominated to replace downed Bravo in CWC 2011

    Bishoo has appeared in 20 First Class matches, ten 50 over matches and 13 T20s and played for the West Indies A team v Pakistan A in 2010.

    February 28, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Montserrat’s labour laws need more teeth, according to their Communications Minister

    Montserrat’s Minister of Communications & Labor Charles Kirnon said his country’s labour laws need more teeth in order to enforce how employers are operating and to protect the rights of workers. The minister was speaking during a Decent Work Agenda workshop sponsored by the International Labour Organisation; “Trade unions also need to be strengthened and […]

    February 28, 2011BusinessNo comments
  9. Deighton Griffith Secondary Media Lock-out: Shocking Nomination Procedure – BLP’s Ch. Ch. West Central Nomination in shambles while united DEM’s strategise for next elections

    Two events occurred in Barbados on Sunday, which have some related significance. One of the daily Dead Tree media reported how the ruling DLP gathered all members of all levels to hold a Retreat at Queen’s College in St James, perhaps to plan strategy for the up-coming General Election. It would not have escaped their […]

    February 28, 2011Editorial, Featured, Political1 comment

    The ongoing rivalry between Portmore Empire leader Vybz Kartel and Gully Gad Mavado for supremacy in the dancehall will come to a head at the 7th annual Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) Awards as each artiste snagged a whopping 6 nominations for the 2011 event. The announcement was made on the “EME Awards Nominations […]

    February 28, 2011Music, ReviewNo comments
  11. Jason Statham, animated garden toy? ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’ from Disney’s Touchstone Pictures

    James McAvoy has played a wide variety of roles – he’s been a once and future God Emperor; he has sported a Goatee when fauning over the Narnia Chronicles; in another character he started as a wuss and ended up as a gun-toting badass who Wanted for nought since his ATM was full one way […]

    February 28, 2011Cinema, Entertainment, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Award Winning Medical Documentary – “What if Cannabis Cured Cancer”

    “A Hugely Important Film”– JULIE HOLLAND, M.D. NYU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE “A Must See Film”– MARIJUANA POLICY PROJECT, WASHINGTON, D.C. Using original and archival footage, the 60 minute documentary presents highly convincing evidence that this forbidden herb has healing properties beyond any other plant on the planet— interacting as it does with the body’s own […]

    February 28, 2011Featured, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. TT’s Soca Monarch finalist fires up fetes on the road to Fantastic Friday

    There seems to be no slowing down for one of the Soca industry’s top singer-songwriters. Nadia Batson aka ‘Miss B’ who recently qualified for the finals of the International Soca Monarch has certainly made her presence felt since the beginning the long, hectic season. For the love of performing for her fans she has no […]

    February 27, 2011Featured, Music, Review1 comment
  14. WICB Regional first-class championships – Guyanese spinners put Bajans in a spin

    Spinners Davendra Bishoo and Veerasammy Permaul continued to bamboozle batsmen to put Guyana in control against Barbados in the WICB Regional first-class championship over the weekend. Bishoo snared three wickets for 15 runs from seven overs, and Permaul grabbed two for 24 from 10 overs, as Barbados, replying to Guyana’s first innings total of 330, […]

    February 27, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Barbados Deejay Championship at Plantation Garden Theatre: Voorhees needed no Friday 13th to undercut his competition

    Seven Deejays recently took to the stage of the Plantation Theatre for the first Qualifying Round in the Barbados Deejay championship. Opening the show was Deejay Conman who set the bar high with his energetic performance and mixing tactics showing that he could mix and blend the music genres effectively, while displaying theatrics of running […]

    February 26, 2011Featured, MusicNo comments
  16. Sint Maarten Book Launch draws large audience – “Yaya Frock Party” is a hit!

    Last Sunday, an audience of about 200 people “from all walks of life” came to the amphitheater at the Waterfront for the launch of The Frock & Other Poems by the late Laurelle “Yaya” Richards, said Minerva Dormoy, head of the Arts & Culture Department of the Collectivity. The book party was the high point […]

    February 26, 2011Books, Featured1 comment
  17. “Is our National Identity at risk?” Concerns from The National Council of Barbados Associations (UK)

    Caribbean governments over the years have continually expressed how important the overseas communities are to member countries. The difficulty has always been in communicating this. In the UK the Barbadian sector has an organisational infrastructure which is capable of delivering this message. At the heart of it is the NCBA an umbrella group of 18 […]

    February 26, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Preview of Candidacy of Christ Church West Central from Social Commentator Henderson Bovell: Who Will It “B”?

    When the results of the nomination being held at the Deighton Griffith School, tomorrow (Sunday, February 27th 2011) at 4:30 p.m., are official announced, there will be a duty of care on the Christ Church West Central Branch – to assist the Barbados Labour Party in sending a crystal clear message to the entire Barbadians […]

    February 26, 2011Editorial, Editorial1 comment
  19. United States, Canada, 20 Caribbean & Central/South American Nations Gather in Antigua and Barbuda for Tradewinds 2011

    Marines, coast guard, law enforcement and ground forces from the United States and 21 partner nations will meet in Antigua and Barbuda on March 2 to participate in Tradewinds 2011, a joint exercise intended to improve cooperation and interoperability between partner nations in responding to regional security threats. Tradewinds 2011 is a joint-combined, interagency exercise […]

    February 26, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Evil UFO’s? World Invasion : Battle Los Angeles, “Questions” stars Aaron Eckhardt

    Release Date: 11 March 2011 Genre: Action | Sci-Fi Cast: Michelle Rodriguez, Aaron Eckhart, Ramon Rodriguez, Brandi Coleman, Michael D. Grosu Directors: Jonathan Liebesman Writer: Christopher Bertolini MPAA: N/A Studio: Sony Pictures Plot: A Marine platoon faces off against an alien invasion in Los Angeles.

    February 26, 2011Cinema, Controversy, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Sundance & Cannes pick – “Certified Copy” where Tuscany magic waxes romantic again

    Subscribe * Facebook * Twitter Release Date: 19 May 2010 Genre: Drama Cast: Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carrière Directors: Abbas Kiarostami Writer: Abbas Kiarostami MPAA: N/A Studio: IFC Films

    February 26, 2011Arts, Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Rock City awards to mesmerise Tortola audience – 7 @ 7 for March

    THE 2011 ZROD Top 7@7 Music Awards has been set for March 5 at the Sir Rupert Brier Cliffe Hall in Tortola, where a number of artistes will be awarded in 7 categories. According to the group’s President, Craig Lake aka DJ Push Pop, the entertainers would be awarded for recordings and overall impact for […]

    February 26, 2011Events, Music, ReviewNo comments
  23. Montserrat Tourist Board Facebook page has more fans than residents

    The Montserrat Tourist Board (MTB) is boasting that the island has more fans than inhabitants, according to a recent press statement. The MTB’s Island of Montserrat Fan page on the popular social media platform Facebook now has 5288 fans as opposed to the island’s current population of 5039. In the 1980s Montserrat was a famous […]

    February 26, 2011Nature, TravelNo comments
  24. $2 Philosopher of Ad Lib Comedy at Nelson Arms – Fortnightly Message: About Travelling & Footwear

    “Rico’s Story” Tickets now Aval: CS Pharmacy, Emerald City 6-Rd’s, UWI bookshop (UWI/BCC/SJPP students $20) and Prerna-Inspirations of India – $60 for Gala Fri, 40$ Sat & Sun, Showtime 7:30 pm each nite!

    February 25, 2011Cartoons1 comment
  25. What do Meta Humans do when looking for Love? It’s a hunk, it’s a babe, it’s Super Harmony to the Rescue!

    I saw this as a Comic Book joke, yet there is a website, I shit you not! Find your match today! Starring Team Unicorn (Rileah Vanderbilt, Milynn Sarley, Clare Grant, Michele Boyd) alongside Dave Foy, Derek Mears, Colton Dunn, Bryan Morton. Directed by the incredible Sean Becker (Director of “The Guild” and “A very […]

    February 25, 2011Books, Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments