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    The intricacies of the Caribbean economy will come under the microscope, when the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, hosts its inaugural morning lecture series next month. The lecture, under the theme: Caribbean Economy at the Crossroads: What is required for Stabilisation, Adjustment and Sustained Growth in the Context of the Current Global Economic and […]

    April 30, 2011BusinessNo comments
  2. Digicel Barbados’ “Vintage Reggae”: Biggie Irie from Barbados

    How often can people keep waking up with Boris Gardiner or jamming to Freddie MacGregor? The reason “Vintage Reggae” has an appeal is these are songs you have not heard in a while, but if you know you will hear them year after year at this point – then won’t they lose their nostalgic lustre? […]

    April 30, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Digicel Barbados’ “Vintage Reggae”: Fab 5 at Wildey Gymnasium

    Another challenge is Litter – Patrons were allowed to bring back their drinks into the Gymnasium floor – which I was led to believe was for dancing? When I went to the restrooms as the evening wore on I was kicking away many bottles and cups just strewn on the ground…

    April 30, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Digicel Barbados’ “Vintage Reggae”: Erick Donaldson

    Perhaps what should have been done, is if you have so many artistes for one night then start the show at 7:00 pm and give each 20 minutes – rather than as musicians get on tell them they have to go after two or three songs, plus running ’til 3:00 am was a challenge for […]

    April 30, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. West Indies Team grateful for time with Special Olympics Athletes: Digicel continues to invest in Special Olympics across the Region

    “This was an experience to cherish, and I’m so grateful to be here,” said West Indies bowler, Andre Russell, after spending the morning playing cricket with Barbados’ Special Olympics athletes. Russell, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Devendra Bishoo, Anthony Martin and Captain Darren Sammy took to the field at Kensington Oval along with 43 Special Olympians […]

    April 30, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Fifth President of Caribbean Development Bank assumes post as of May 2011

    There will be a new man at the helm of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) from May 1, 2011. William Warren Smith, Ph.D., officially assumes office as the fifth President of CDB, the regional development finance institution based in Barbados. Dr. Warren Smith was elected at a special meeting of the CDB Board of Governors […]

    April 29, 2011BusinessNo comments
  7. David Kirton songs set the musical notes for new film “Barbados Style”

    ‘Barbados Style’ is a brand new TV Special produced in superb HD by The Big Picture Company, an initiative of the Barbados based Miller Publishing Company and Athans Communications of Montreal – two companies highly regarded for creating world class products. This dynamic show offers a bird’s eye view of Barbados, a favorite escape for […]

    April 29, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. Barbados Art Exhibition in Speightstown, “Outta Order” with Patrick Foster & Rosemary Parkinson

    OUTTA ORDER extended to Saturday 1 p.m. Worth taking a visit. Speightstown is such a lovely town.

    April 29, 2011Culture, Galleries, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Is it time for Barbados to legalise Casinos? BET founder has affiliate office in Warrens while shipping Gambling Machines to Santo Domingo – can we abandon Subterfuge?

    “Barbados has avoided the financial lure and attraction of hosting vast swathes of casinos on the island. The debate continues with relish as casino owners and visitors ask about gambling in Barbados. However, the political motivation focuses on creating an island for relaxing, revolving around beach life and water sports rather than roulette wheels. Barbados […]

    April 29, 2011Editorial, Travel5 comments
  10. Fashion Camp Barbados For Teens This Summer

    The newest summer programme for the young fashionistas at Heart. Fashion Camp Barbados is an exciting opportunity for teens between the ages of 12-18 to sit in the front row of their career in Fashion. 10 days of intensive hands-on camp experience, taught by the fashion experts, one International designer and consultants who will bring […]

    April 29, 2011Fashion, Photo Gallery1 comment
  11. Rotaract Club of South Barbados rewards Barbadian children who flew in “Come Fly” at Queen’s College School, Husbands, Saint James

    The Rotaract Club of South Barbados successfully concluded its first community service project since its installation in January of this year. The project entitled “Come Fly,” focussed upon the art of kite making with a series of free workshops for secondary school children. The workshops concluded with a kite flying competition on Queen’s College grounds […]

    April 29, 2011Editorial, GamesNo comments
  12. BVI’s Minister of Education appeals for all to lend hand in addressing youth problems

    Minister of Education & Culture in the British Virgin Islands, with responsibility for youth affairs, Andrew Fahie is making an appeal to all to play a part in helping to curb the many negative problems being faced by the country’s youth. The Cabinet Minister in a recent telephone interview pointed out that the many issues […]

    April 29, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. 80’s Boy-Toy sensation, Glam-Rock band Duran Duran to play at Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic

    Eighties’ pop sensation Duran Duran are booked for Altos de Chavon in La Romana on 30 April. Their La Romana stop is part of their All you Need is Now tour. Four members of the original lineup, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor, will be performing. Tickets are for sale at […]

    April 29, 2011Editorial, MusicNo comments
  14. ‘Immortals’ (Greek warrior Theseus battles against imprisoned titans)

    Eons after the Gods won their mythic struggle against the Titans, a new evil threatens the land. Mad with power, King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) has declared war against humanity. Amassing a bloodthirsty army of soldiers disfigured by his own hand, Hyperion has scorched Greece in search of the legendary Epirus Bow, a weapon of unimaginable […]

    April 29, 2011Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. X Men: First Class – Marvel’s Merry Mutants defy Cuban Missile Crisis

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    April 29, 2011Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. PENN RELAY PICS – Day 1, Thur 28th April (Ristananna Tracey, victorix of the 400m hurdles Championship in a record time of 56.17 sec’s)

    Photos by Collin Reid, Courtesy of Grace Foods, proud sponsors of Team Jamaica Bickle

    April 29, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. PENN RELAY PICS – Day 1, Thur 28th April (Ristananna Tracey wins the 400m hurdles at Penn Relays in record time of 56.17)

    Ristananna Tracey of Edwin Allen winner of the 400m hurdles Championship at the Penn Relays in a record time of 56.17 erasing old mark of 56.90

    April 28, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. PENN RELAY PICS, Grace Foods – Day 1: Thur 28th April (Kimberly Williamson of Edwin Allen won girls high jump at Penn Relays with jump of 1.82 m)

    Photos by Collin Reid, Courtesy of Grace Foods, proud sponsors of Team Jamaica Bickle

    April 28, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. PENN RELAY PICS, Grace Foods – Day 1: Thur 28th April (KIMBERLEY WILLIAMSON of Edwin Allen with a jump of 1.82 m)

    KIMBERLEY WILLIAMSON of Edwin Allen with a jump of 1.82 m

    April 28, 2011Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Barbados suffers yet another accident between 2 buses

    An accident with multiple injuries occurred today Wednesday April 27, 2011, along Holders Hill, St. James, involving two motor omnibuses owned by the Transport Board. An motor omnibus was driven by Richard Kellman, 48 years of Upton, St. Michael (complained of pains to his right foot); and the other motor omnibus was driven by Jefferson […]

    April 27, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Less than 18 months after the earthquake which devastated the Caribbean state of Haiti, the search is on for the country’s 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year – a business leader destined to become a key figure in the rebuilding of the local economy. Nominations are now being invited for the second year of the Digicel […]

    April 27, 2011Business, NatureNo comments
  22. Two Dominican Republic policemen arrested for ATM & Highway theft

    Santo Domingo’s Police Cibao Central Department announced the arrests of two police highway patrol agents for theft. The accused are corporals Victor Jose Paulino Herrera and Mario Nel Romero Lopez, said Santiago police spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Antonio Calvo Perez. The patrol was on duty on Wednesday evening when it ordered a foreign tourist, Roger Radja […]

    April 27, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Hubert Humphrey fellowship on-line application process for academic year 2012-13 is now open

    The Bridgetown U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that the 2012-2013 Humphrey Program online application is now available. Applicants can access the application HERE. Completed applications and supporting documents should be submitted by August 15, 2011. The Fellowships, named after the late American Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey, allow Eastern Caribbean professionals and administrators an opportunity […]

    April 27, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments

    The WICB’s Chief Executive Officer, Ernest Hilaire, has given several interviews recently outlining a strategy he obviously champions that is supposed to materialize in 2015. This has been echoed by other WICB employees as well but without any details of clear targets along the way. Such a plan must be of concern to all supporters […]

    April 27, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  25. West Indies Players Association has high praises for West Indies U-19’s

    The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) has offered high praises for the “outstanding performance” of the regional age group team following the just concluded series of matches against their Australian counterparts staged at the Global Cricket Academy complex in Dubai. WIPA President & CEO Dinanath Ramnarine was “pleased with the high level of skill, maturity […]

    April 27, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments