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  1. ‘Captain America: The First Avenger ‘ with Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving & Tommy Lee Jones

    After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America’s ideals.

    March 31, 2011Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. St Michael North East MP delivers opinion on Shanique Myrie/Barbados Immigration deadlock

    I feel compelled to speak on the matter of the allegations made by Ms. Shanique Myrie. This matter needs urgently to be taken out of the public realm. None of our people in Barbados and Jamaica can benefit from the inflaming of national passions on both sides – nor indeed can our economies. The Prime […]

    March 31, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments

    Due to the high demand for access this year, SportsMax will be providing live internet streaming and live television broadcast coverage of the much anticipated 2011 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ Athletic Championships (Champs), courtesy of broadcast sponsors Grace Foods and Western Union. With just a few tickets remaining, the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls’ championships slated […]

    March 31, 2011Athletics, Featured3 comments
  4. Germany takes active interest in Barbadian Politics, confuse ex-BLP with Desert Fox March 30, 2011Cartoons, Editorial, Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  5. Barbados Free Press decide where to go for vacation…

    Can you imagine if B’dos Free Press had Open Identities and went to that side of the world? 😛

    March 30, 2011Cartoons, Culture, EditorialNo comments
  6. In Case Any Bajans Missed It: the US President’s Speech on Libya

    Barbados Free Press in a drive to attract readers accuses the ol’ US of A of oil-chasing in Tripoli – while I do agree, nevertheless, when one knows their tunnel-vision hatred of anything with a Crescent Moon and a Star be it Green or Red (Islam’s usual iconic portrayal), they are against USA attacking Libya – you […]

    March 30, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    This is a Group show where some of the Artists created a poem or a Visual Art piece in 24 hours on the 1st of January 2011 (all the one’s: 1/1/11), as well as additional works produced under normal conditions. Some of the participating Artists are Carl Dottin, Umoja Rock, Arlette St Hill, Marcille Haynes, […]

    March 30, 2011Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  8. London’s Olympic Stadium construction complete

    Chairman of the IOC Athletes’ Commission and Olympian Frank Fredericks, Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) chairman John Armitt, London 2012 chair Seb Coe and 400m hurdles Olympic medallist Tasha Danvers have today laid the last piece of turf on the Olympic Stadium’s field of play, marking the completion of construction on the flagship venue. IOC Coordination […]

    March 30, 2011Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Overwhelming Support from BLP followers: Hundreds appear at Hilda Skeene Primary to learn of latest CLICO happenings from Mia Mottley!

    It is widely accepted that she only speaks when she has something fresh, exciting, innovative and important to say, and Sunday 20th March 2011 at the Hilda Skeene Primary School – was no exception. Like a magnet, the minute Mia Mottley said “good evening,” she connected with the massive crowd immediately. You really could not […]

    March 30, 2011Editorial, Featured, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. High Level Team of Evaluators Visits WIP’s Geothermal Site in Nevis

    A high level evaluation team of the Export- Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im), which is proposing to fund the West Indies Power (WIP) USD$57MM Nevis Geothermal Project, visited the island on March 23-25, to conduct the final site evaluation of the project. The team was composed of John Schuster, Vice President; Uduak Essien, […]

    March 30, 2011BusinessNo comments

    The Democratic Labour Party of Barbados in its 2008 Manifesto promised to “immediately introduce Integrity Legislation requiring a declaration of assets by public officials and a code of conduct for Ministers”. Indeed, the DLP made the absence of such legislation after thirteen years of governance by the Owen Arthur administration one of the major issues […]

    March 30, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Barbados Labour Party’s Mia Mottley during Appropriations Bill (Estimates 2011, Pt 1 of 2)

    When former Leader of the Opposition, The Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, Q.C., M.P., spoke on the Appropriation Bill, she made an expected – dynamic, mature and stately presentation. At least that is what people are saying everywhere you turn and what the Buzz on face book is all about. Those who were waiting for tribal […]

    March 28, 2011Editorial, Featured, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Butterfield Bank Brings Cheer Into The Life Of Big Apple Winner

    Butterfield has provided one worthy gentlemen with a start to the year he will always remember through its “Collect Your Apple From The Big Apple” promotion. Mr. Dudley Mayers is going to the “Big Apple”, New York City, having been chosen from among hundreds of Butterfield customers who participated in the November 14, 2010 to […]

    March 28, 2011BusinessNo comments
  14. Air Passenger Duty (APD) Vs. Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) = UK freeze Tax, Moral Victory for the West Indies

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget announcement that Air Passenger Duty will not rise this year is a small but important victory for the Caribbean. The Caribbean Tourism Organisation is pleased that the Air Passenger Duty will not rise this year as previously projected, therefore, not increasing the current tax burden on British travellers to […]

    March 28, 2011Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. RIM Expands Application Ecosystem for BlackBerry PlayBook

    Developers wanting to bring their new and existing apps to the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet will soon have additional tools and options to enhance and expand their commercial opportunities. Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced plans to greatly expand the application ecosystem for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The BlackBerry PlayBook is […]

    March 28, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  16. The Smelter Wars – Studio Caribe TV

    “Smelter Wars in Trinidad and Tobago: Lessons for Citizen Organisation and Participation in the Caribbean?” By Cathal Healy-Singh (Cathal Healy-Singh is an Environmental Engineer who lives in Trinidad and Tobago) On June 16th 2009, in the High Court of Justice, Port-of-Spain, Justice Mira Dean-Armorer ruled that the decision on 2nd April, 2007, by the State’s […]

    March 28, 2011Featured, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. United States Government to Speak on Libya Tonight at 7:30 pm, EST

    Tonight at 7:30 p.m. EDT, U.S. President Barack H. Obama will deliver an address at the National Defense University in Washington, DC to update Americans on the situation in Libya, including the actions they’ve taken with allies and partners to protect the Libyan people from the brutality of Moammar Qaddafi, the transition to NATO command […]

    March 28, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. One Accord Plaza becomes place of Drama – Silk Cotton Tree gets clean bill of health and stay of execution via Bi-Partisan support! Thanks: Agyeman Kofi

    {EDITOR’S NOTE – Those of not familiar with the name may better know ‘Kammie “Swimming Upstream” Holder’ noted activist, re-dubbed after a visit to Ghana} I want to thank the Minister of Transport and his management team for meeting with us on site this morning. The Minister reitreated the power of Facebook and that they […]

    March 26, 2011Featured, NatureNo comments
  19. Barack H. Obama’s Weekly Address: The Military Mission in Libya

    On Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. EDT, the POTUS will deliver an address at the National Defense University in Washington, DC on the situation in Libya. You can watch the speech live at

    March 26, 2011Featured, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Celebration Time Calypso Tent states concerns over Crop Over 2011 unanswered issues

    Peter Boyce of the popular Celebration Time tent is elated to hear Party Monarch will be staged at night. He concurs this gives more scope for special effects and more of a spectacle for the audience. However coming out of the Stakeholder consultations some very salient and pertinent queries remain unanswered: *Calypso Tents requested a […]

    March 26, 2011Controversy, CultureNo comments

    Third World Music Group and VP Records recently joined forces to distribute Third World’s 23rd album, Patriots. The new album is set to hit stores on 5th April 2011. With Patriots, Third World Music Group has teamed up with VP Records’ global distribution network. The pairing adds to the growing repertoire of major releases through […]

    March 26, 2011Editorial, MusicNo comments

    FAS Entertainment has received no information to suggest any change in Haitian-born superstar Wyclef Jean’s commitment to headline the May 1 Reggae on the Hill climax of this year’s Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival. Speaking after a site visit at the Farley Hill National Park venue by stakeholders, FAS director Al Gilkes said nothing had changed […]

    March 26, 2011TravelNo comments
  23. Saturday 26 March, 8:30 PM is UN’s Earth Hour 2011, ‘Lights Out’ lights the way forward

    Saturday, hundreds of millions of people around the world will observe Earth Hour. By switching off their lights for 60 minutes at 8.30 p.m. local time, each of these men, women and children will send a powerful message that they want to change what’s happening to our world. As in previous years, UN communities around […]

    March 25, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. UN Secretary-General’s message on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

    The transatlantic slave trade inflicted immense suffering on millions of innocent victims for four centuries, making it among the longest, most widespread tragedies in human history. While legalized slavery has long been abolished, slavery-like practices are very much with us — from debt bondage and domestic servitude to forced or early marriages, the sale of […]

    March 25, 2011Culture, EditorialNo comments
  25. A Bajan dreams of Nashville – from the sweetness of Honey Jam to a charity gig at Harbour Lights – can Sun studios be far off?

    When I worked at Yess Ten-Four FM/Barbados Rediffusion which is now Love 104.1 FM/Starcom Network – there was a sponsored hour on Thursday nights at 6:00 pm for Construction & Engineering which had Country music… My ideas of that genre in those “salad days” (as in green and raw) where John Denver or Anne Murray and Charlie Pride, […]

    March 25, 2011Featured, Travel4 comments