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    You and yours are cordially invited… It is going to be a fun night!

    March 24, 2011Photo Gallery1 comment
  2. Concerned CLICO and BAICO Policyholders and Investors Organising Themselves to Protect Their Interests

    Concerned policyholders and investors in CLICO and BAICO in Barbados are continuing their efforts to organise themselves to protect their interests, and to get back the money which they invested in the two companies. They will be meeting on Wednesday 30 March 2011, at the Anne Johnson Auditorium of the St. Gabriel’s School, Collymore Rock, to […]

    March 24, 2011BusinessNo comments
  3. Minister of Environment of Barbados called to intervene to save a 300 year Sandbox Tree

    The following was circulated on Facebook & via e-mail today;- “We the people of Barbados request the intervention of Mr Denis Kellman as Minister of Environment to intervene to save a 300 year Sandbox Tree with a 25 feet girth. Mr Kellman,we the 109,000 Barbadians on Facebook beg you to preserve this relic of our […]

    March 24, 2011Featured, Political1 comment
  4. United Nations reminds all citizens of Earth Hour 2011, 26 March, 8:30 p.m.

    This Saturday night, 26 March, Earth Hour 2011 will be observed — and the United Nations is once again participating. This involves turning off non-essential lights from 8:30-9:30 p.m. local time. Hundreds of millions of people in 128 countries participated in the event last year, making it one of the largest public awareness- raising events […]

    March 24, 2011Events, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Early Closure of Barbados Water Authority offices Friday, 25th March

    The Barbados Water Authority informs the public that its Cashier section at Probyn Street will close to business at 12:00 noon and all other sections at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 25th. The early closure is to facilitate general attendance at a staff function. Customers are kindly asked to arrange their business accordingly and are […]

    March 24, 2011Business1 comment

    Following an exciting season in the Digicel Shark Football League, football fans will be treated to a double header on April 3, 2011 when the finals kick off at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas. The Seventeen and Dynamos Football Clubs will battle in the third place playoff beginning at 4:30 p.m., while […]

    March 24, 2011Featured, Football, NatureNo comments
  7. Caribbean Fuel Conglomerate continues outreach to schools: Delta Petroleum remains committed to community enhancement

    Delta Petroleum has once again demonstrated its commitment, dedication and willingness to support young people within the territory by its recent donations to yet another two schools. The company headed by its Regional General Manager, Bevis Sylvester and accompanied by its Regional Organisational Manager, Ms. Chaunci Cline and Senior Accountant, Mr. Andrew Vasconcellos, made a […]

    March 23, 2011BusinessNo comments
  8. Dominion Minisode 2.4 – Rise of the Shimmer Men, Pt 4

    Soon to come, a chat with proud Barbadians Rodney Smith & Sean Field – respectively the Director and Star of the (mostly) Canada-filmed series!

    March 23, 2011Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. House Of Blues? Black Adder’s former assistant goes from Medic to Musician

    Everyone loves to hate House – the USA’s sarcastic and seemingly know-it-all doctor on the USA Network, but he is not arrogant, he is very aware of his knowledge and does not bother to sugarcoat it… If you ask the lame physician (H’mm – how ironic – Thor’s alter ego was Don Blake, a doctor with leg […]

    March 23, 2011Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Barbados branch of KFC Assists with Ellerslie Cricketing Easter Tour

    For the fourth consecutive year KFC has assisted the Ellerslie Secondary School with their annual cricket tour, which this year has taken the Black Rock, St. Michael institution’s U-15 team to the island of St. Vincent. From Monday, March 21, 2011 to Saturday, March 26, 2011 KFC Ellerslie are scheduled to contest a series of […]

    March 23, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Machel Montano, Damian Marley and Gyptian top nominees list for 30th International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA)

    The International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) is about to make a significant Milestone in the history of Caribbean and World Music, as the only music awards show to consistently acknowledge and give accolades to world music entertainers for thirty years. Martin’s International and Associates, in a special ceremony held at the House of […]

    March 23, 2011Featured, News1 comment
  12. India’s Street Journal features two books from St Martin’s House Of Nehesi publications

    Book of Sins by Israel’s Nidaa Khoury and Nativity by St. Martin’s Lasana M. Sekou were reviewed last weekend in India, according to & The Wall Street Journal. Both new books are “collections worth reading, and prove why small presses are the life-blood of poetry,” wrote literary critic Tabish Khair in his Reading Room […]

    March 23, 2011Arts, Books, ReviewNo comments

    Given the prevailing trend, the number of patients on dialysis in Barbados could double, reaching some 400 by the year 2020. This projection, based on statistics from a 2007 World Bank Study was shared by Health Minister, Donville Inniss last evening, at the annual Silma Reeves Lecture of the Barbados Kidney Association, at the Lloyd […]

    March 23, 2011Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Breaking Sexual Silences workshop – UWI’s Cave Hill Campus 23 March 2011

    5 PM: Keynote Address “Caribbean Queer” by Dr. Alison Donnell (Reader, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Reading) 6 – 7 PM: RECEPTION

    March 23, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Renpet: 2012 – Science Fiction or Fact? Entire World Becomes One Race? Mutation or Rapture?

    I am a Black Sci-Fi 1st time Novelist, who is embarking on promoting my book throughout the community and the world.The sole person who inspired me was Octavia Butler. The book I have written is called Renpet. I would like to connect as many people to my work as possible, especially those of the African […]

    March 23, 2011Books, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Jazz Great Marks Half-Century In Music With Kick-Off Show

    It’s been half a century already since Jamaican-born jazz great, Monty Alexander, has been performing professionally. The piano virtuoso will kick-off his 50th anniversary celebration next month with a special five-night performance at the Birdland Jazz Club – 315 West 44th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues in New York City. Alexander, declared one of […]

    March 23, 2011Events, MusicNo comments
  17. The Greatest Movie Ever Sold – Morgan “Supersize Me” Spurlock

    Release Date: April 22, 2011 Genre: Documentary | Comedy Cast: Morgan Spurlock, Ralph Nader Directors: Morgan Spurlock Writer: Morgan Spurlock, Jeremy Chilnick MPAA: PG-13 Plot: A documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.

    March 23, 2011Cinema, Entertainment, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    With critically acclaimed status, Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall is off to a “over dweet” start according to fans of the show’s social networks. The contestants who this year brought more mallet lyrics and rode ‘riddims’ as they showed they were indeed ready for the first LIVE Show last Saturday as the show broadcasted […]

    March 23, 2011Music, ReviewNo comments
  19. Breakthrough performances of Antiguan actors lauded at CaribbeanTales Film Festival

    The performances of newcomers Aisha Ralph and Brent Simon of Antigua were praised during the Barbados preview of The SKIN, this past weekend. Ralph and Simon play a young couple who discover an ancient artifact, which changes their lives and unleashes a soucayant in The SKIN, a film written and directed by Howard Allen. This […]

    March 23, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments

    One of the most influential black businessmen in the United Kingdom will be in Barbados to share his insight and experiences with local entrepreneurs and business professionals. Piers Linney, CEO of Outsourcery, the UK’s first carbon neutral Unified Communications and hosted Information Technology solutions company will be the featured speaker at the fourth Monthly Entrepreneurs’ […]

    March 23, 2011Business1 comment
  21. Broward Commission Welcomes Jamaican Ambassador on First Official Visit to Florida

    Jamaican envoy Audrey P. Marks has lived a lifetime of “firsts.” She is the first female Jamaican Ambassador to the United States, appointed to the office in July 2010. She is the founder of Paymaster (Jamaica) Limited, the first multitransaction agency in the Caribbean. She is the first female president of the American Chamber of […]

    March 23, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Digicel Barbados Continues Support of Game Fishing Tournament

    Digicel has reaffirmed its commitment to the development of sports and by extension, sports tourism innternational competitors the Southern f Barbados with continued sponsorship of the Barbados Game Fishing Association’s (BGFA) 2011 Barbados International Game Fishing Tournament. The annual competition, which runs this year from Friday, March 18 to Tuesday, March 22, has seen participants […]

    March 21, 2011Featured, SportsNo comments
  23. “A Night In Havana” fund-raiser for Providence School – Prize Draw with Eugene Melnyk

    Eugene Melnyk not only had a conniption recently when  Kittitian horses entered the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, he also was very nervous when he dropped the bracelet as he was trying to put it on the winner of the night’s raffle, LOL!

    March 20, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. “A Night In Havana” fund-raiser for Providence School – Mercedes Benz & Colombian Emeralds

    The fund raising went as far as the drinks when a ‘Cuba Libre (Rum & Coke)” fetched $10 Bds per glass!

    March 20, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. “A Night In Havana” fund-raiser for Providence School – Rosemary Philips woos Audience with Latin styled oldies

    There were silent auctions throughout the night to boost coffer for adding a Secondary segment to Providence School, thanks to support from places like Apes Hill, Duane Sevelin, Electric Avenue & Royal Westmoreland among many others…

    March 20, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments