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  1. CARICOM to Boost Entrepreneurial Culture Among Youth

    Youth and adult experts involved in entrepreneurial development, anti-gang activity, education and youth work throughout the Region are in St. Kitts and Nevis to craft the CARICOM Secretariat’s “first formal intervention in the area of youth entrepreneurial development.” CARICOM’s Deputy Programme Manager responsible for youth affairs, Dr. Heather Johnson told SKNIS that the sessions, being […]

    October 31, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. U.S. Embassy ‘Embracing Education’ in November

    The U.S. Embassy will be embracing education both offline and in person in November with a series of events and activities focused on the joys of learning. Spearheaded by the Public Affairs section, the month-long education focus is to highlight International Education Week which falls mid-month, from November 14-18. The activities will target education at […]

    October 31, 2011Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. TeleBarbados Shows Continued Support For Telecommunications Regulation

    TeleBarbados, the preferred telecommunications service provider in Barbados for premium internet, voice, and data services, continues to show its support for comprehensive telecommunications regulation in Barbados and the region with its involvement in this week’s OOCUR (Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators) Conference, being hosted by the Barbados Fair Trading Commission (FTC). Being held at the […]

    October 31, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  4. Live Streaming of 2011 DHL NACRA SEVENS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS: 12th -13th November 2011

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce that the 2011 DHL NACRA Rugby Sevens Championships will take place at the Historic Garrison Savannah on November 12th -13th, 2011. DHL is a major sponsor of the ongoing 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, so the profile of the NACRA 7s will receive a […]

    October 31, 2011Rugby, TechnologyNo comments

    The Ark now has up to 60 vendors offering a wide range of products, live entertainment, and a dog agility show. We have also added burgers and hotdogs off the barbeque to satisfy the appetites of the early shoppers who can’t wait for tea. The funds raised through this event go a long way in […]

    October 31, 2011Featured, Nature, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Hallowe’en In Barbados – Scary Prospects? October 2011 Vs. 2010, what difference has Owen Arthur made?

    While segments of the Print Media highlighted to an almost Beatific or Canonical state the 1st Anniversary of former PM David Thompson’s death, none of them mentioned the October Revolution… No, not Moscow, I mean when Gline “White Boys“ Clarke {Wonder how the Bees will get monies for next Elections NOW??}, Dale “Ankle Holster“ Marshall […]

    October 30, 2011Editorial, Featured, Political1 comment

    It has been a good week for the West Indian cricket team. Currently touring Bangladesh where they drew in the first Test – despite bad weather delaying play – and are preparing for the second Test to begin tomorrow in Dakha. Speaking ahead of the second Test, West Indies wicketkeeper, Denesh Ramdin, spoke exclusively to […]

    October 29, 2011Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Barbadian Skateboard Team Tops U.S. Embassy’s ‘Urban Visions’ Video Contest

    After more than 1,300 Facebook ‘likes,’ the U.S. Embassy’s Urban Visions video contest wrapped up with a short video by Barbadian Mikul Elcock, an avid skateboarder, coming out on top. The competition, which encouraged young people in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to create videos illustrating their vision of urban culture, was hosted by the […]

    October 29, 2011Featured, SportsNo comments
  9. UWI Students seeing RED: Caribbean’s Low Fares Carrier recognises Educational Immigration

    REDjet, the Caribbean’s Low Fares Airline is offering all current students at University of the West Indies (UWI) 3 campuses, two free checked bags when they travel on REDjet. In making the announcement on REDjet’s Facebook page and website, REDjet announced they are happy to be helping UWI students save even more money while they […]

    October 29, 2011Education, Featured, TravelNo comments
  10. St Maarten cookbook is back for “seconds” in bookstores

    House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) has re-released St. Martin’s bestselling cookbook over the weekend. From Yvette’s Kitchen To Your Table – A Treasury of St. Martin’s Traditional & Contemporary Cuisine by Yvette Hyman is now in its second printing at bookstores, said HNP president Jacqueline Sample. Because of enthusiastic responses from, tourism blogs, Yvette’s […]

    October 29, 2011Agriculture, Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. S&M: Settle & Make-Up (Money?) – Photographer David LaChapelle drops lawsuit against Barbadian singer Rihanna

    Bajan entertainer Rihanna has settled a lawsuit from photographer David LaChapelle, who accused her of copying his photographs for one of her music videos. Earlier this summer, LaChapelle won the right to go to trial to contest the singer’s alleged use of his Italian Vogue images in the video for her song S&M. {Was it […]

    October 29, 2011RihannaNo comments
  12. Everton “E-Dee” Dennis Returns to Jamaica to Promote New Movie and New Music

    Rising Dancehall/Reggae Artist/Actor Everton “E-Dee” Dennis is headed back to Jamaica the week of Oct 30-Nov 5th to promote the island-wide Nov 2nd opening of his new movie “Out the Gate” which stars Paul Campbell (Shottas, Dancehall Queen), Oliver Samuels (Oliver at Large), and Shelli Boone (Saints and Sinners, House M.D.). He is also pushing […]

    October 29, 2011Cinema, Entertainment, Events1 comment
  13. “John Dolan’s Works – Grand Salle 2011” – ‘Walking The Dog’

    John Dolan is an artist who works across many mediums but is best known for his watercolours, oils and drawing skills. Born in County Durham in 1962, he studied at both York College of and Edinburgh College of Art and graduated with a BA (Hons) in 1995.

    October 29, 2011Culture, Events, Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. “John Dolan’s Works – Grand Salle 2011” – ‘Holmes’

    John Dolan wants to partner with Barbados in developing and maximizing the full potential of its artists, not only at home and in the wider Caribbean, but in international markets. He has exhibited in Rome, New York, Canada and extensively in the UK.

    October 29, 2011Culture, Events, Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Barbados Chief Justice calls for “SENSE OF URGENCY” in Courts while addressing UWI

    {ACKNOWLEDGMENT – Deep gratitude for occasionally contumacious Associates at Grape Hall, maybe we do not see eye to eye on all matters, insh’allah – but we do reach an accord where it matters} Marston Gibson, spoke at the 5th University of the West Indies Distinguished Alumnus  for UWIAA, where the Mount restaurant was almost at […]

    October 28, 2011Crime, Featured, Video Gallery1 comment
  16. “”The Greatest Journey,” Bridgetown’s First Baptist Chorale hosts a musical drama this weekend

    This year The First Baptist Chorale has decided to depart from only singing the gospel and branch into other areas of ministry. Even though last year’s inaugural concert was a wonderful and rewarding experience, they’ve decided to go a step further, outside the boundary of the usual for a chorale or singing group and host […]

    October 28, 2011MusicNo comments
  17. Marital Fashion in aid of Barbadian Health Charity – November 5th 2011 at Orchid World, Groves, St. George

    The Kristen Lopez Medical Trust Fund is registered as a charity and is designated 854 on the list of charities Cost of entry to the show is $10:00 per person, with $5:00 going directly to the charity and the remaining redeemable against products for sale on the night or against future services through Sanojah’s at […]

    October 28, 2011Fashion, ReviewNo comments
  18. Danny “Batman Returns/Renaissance Man” DeVito is Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (2012) EXCLUSIVE Movie Trailer {HD}

    From the creators of Despicable Me and the imagination of Dr. Seuss comes the 3D-CG feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, an adaptation of the classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a 12-year-old as he searches for the one thing that will […]

    October 28, 2011Cartoons, Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Lady Saw at Jamaican Concert “Symphony of Love” on Bull’s Bay

    The sands, the seas and the stars at Wickie Wackie, Bull Bay will come alive on October 29, 2011 when we journey to the east to celebrate our Queens. Sheba Productions has launched its first event in association with Gully Bank Music. They call it – “Symphony of Love” and Sheba Productions and its founder […]

    October 28, 2011MusicNo comments
  20. 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference Designed To Explore Cross-Cutting Issues

    The 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference: Strengthening Evidence To Achieve Sustainable Action, November 18-21, will bring together approximately 2,000 individuals from across the Caribbean to review research findings, to learn about best practices and skills-building tools, and to participate in networking opportunities. The program also will address regional cross-cutting issues, including: Capacity-Building Gender Issues Human Rights […]

    October 28, 2011Featured, HealthNo comments

    Royal Fidelity honoured 10 distinguished, hard working and well loved teachers last Thursday at the Barbados Hilton, for the inaugural Royal Fidelity National Distinguished Teachers Awards. The Barbadian public was asked to vote for their favourite teacher, and from all nominations, the Royal Fidelity Blue Ribbon Judging Panel chose 10 finalists who faced the panel […]

    October 28, 2011Business, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Missing Beechcraft plane from Dominican Republic found in Venezuela

    The Venezuelan press reports how the Venezuelan Strategic Command for Integral Defense of the Plains (REDI) and the National Anti-Drug Office both located the Beechcraft Kingair 200 in the state of Apure. The plane had been stolen from the AILI (JBQ) airport in northern Santo Domingo on Sunday 23 October at 3:20am. As reported in […]

    October 28, 2011ControversyNo comments
  23. Barbados Government recognises Info Technology is part of way from Doldrums, however no immediate steps will be enforced – Commerce Minister Benn admits

    You cannot blame BGIS for the following piece of tripe, they are – after all – beholden to the very creatures which make them exist… But, be really honest, aren’t you tired of a story saying how ‘plans are afoot‘ and ‘consultants will help decide the best way forward‘ rather than “this is what Government […]

    October 28, 2011Education, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. I-Octane performs in Barbados for the first time this weekend

    Noted reggae entertainer I-Octane will be performing in Barbados for the first time at the Midway House Car Park on Oct. 29th. The artist is really pleased with this opportunity, he feels that he is finally getting the opportunity to showcase his music and electrifying performance outside of his home of Jamaica. “I am really […]

    October 26, 2011Cinema, Events, MusicNo comments
  25. Meeting at the Masai Mara – Further African Adventures of Liesl ‘Hot Foot’ Harewood

    Elephants, lions, hyenas, giraffes, hippos, cheetahs … I feel like I am in The Lion King! Today I started on another independent travel journey – now the second in one month; I’m getting better at this! I left my friends in Nairobi after a week of bonding and sight-seeing to spread my wings as a […]

    October 26, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments