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  1. Silk Cotton Tree to be murdered after all – Transport Minister of Barbados reneges promise made in March 2011 (Update Via John Webster on Facebook)

    The Future of the Silk Cotton Tree at Warrens On Friday 25th November, 2011, at 10.00am, I attended a meeting, to which I had been invited two days earlier, at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Transport & Works. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Silk Cotton Tree at Warrens and […]

    November 30, 2011Featured, Nature13 comments
  2. Yellow Journalism? Urine-controlled video games installed in London Pub

    Report by Sophie Foster. Like ITN on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at

    November 30, 2011Games, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport hosts third inter-island meeting

    The Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company N.V. (PJIAE) is hosting an inter-island meeting with the tourist offices of its “hub islands” St. Maarten/St. Martin, Anguilla, and St. Barthelemy, on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. PJIAE had attended the second inter-island meeting hosted by St. Barthelemy on October 25. At that meeting the directorates of tourism […]

    November 30, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. Tribute & Salutation from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Barbados’ 45th Independence Anniversary

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Barbados as you celebrate your 45th anniversary of independence this November 30. The United States and Barbados have shared a vibrant relationship since the United States recognized Barbados’ independence in 1966 and […]

    November 30, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    In Haiti, where new economic activity is critical in the midst of the tremendous efforts to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in 2010, Marriott International announced it would open the $45 million, 173-room Port-au-Prince Marriott Hotel, under management agreement with ownership group Unigestion Holding S.A., a subsidiary of Digicel Group Ltd. In […]

    November 30, 2011Featured, Nature, TravelNo comments
  6. Guardian Holdings Subsidiary and RBC Merchant Bank raise US$50 million in the capital markets

    Fatum, a member of the Guardian Holdings Group and RBC Merchant Bank recently signed a landmark transaction wherein RBC Merchant Bank (Caribbean) has arranged a 5-year floating rate note issue valued at US$50 million on behalf of Fatum Holding N.V. This is the first floating rate issue arranged in the Dutch Caribbean by RBC and […]

    November 30, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Barbadian musical landscape & the world received a new taste of the work of one of its best Jazz vocalists

    Kellie Cadogan‘s single “Don’t Panic” is a Contemporary Acoustic Jazz piece with an inspirational message that is very necessary in these tough times. The song was written by Kellie and produced by Shane Forrester who also play the guitar tracks on the single and is joined by Barbados’ best percussionist – Wayne “Poonka” Willock. The […]

    November 30, 2011Music, Review, Video Gallery2 comments
  8. Barbadian Artists on show at BCC from award winning tour

    The work of three local artists will be on display when The Caribbean Pavilion: Barbados Artists at the Liverpool Biennial officially opens in the Barbados Community College’s (BCC) Morningside Gallery this Friday 2nd December. On that morning, the National Art Gallery Committee will also facilitate a ceremony for the opening of the Caribbean Art Documentation […]

    November 30, 2011Culture, Education, GalleriesNo comments
  9. Antigua takes first and second place in 3rd Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon

    Two Antiguan runners took home the first and second place prizes at the 3rd Annual Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon over last weekend. The first place at this year’s Volcano Half Marathon race, hosted by the Montserrat Running Club was won by Antigua runner Andre Simon in a time of 1:35:29. Second place was taken by […]

    November 30, 2011Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Barbadian Police defuse Bomb Threat, charges laid: Meanwhile- Sermac Diversion remains in effect, please observe new routes!

    Police have arrested and charged Peter Carlos Hinds, 54 years of Lot 18 Homestead Drive, Frere Pilgrim, Christ Church, for the offence of Disorderly Behaviour regarding the following information. On the morning of Sunday 27th November, a call was received by a Telephone Operator at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of a bomb threat to the […]

    November 28, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Lime Pelican Football Challenge – Audience Prize: Simpson Motors’ Drive-Free Finalists Chosen

    When the finals of the Lime Pelican Football Challenge kicks off at Kensington Oval on Independence Day, the drama will include much more than a battle for football supremacy. This is because the ten finalists of the Simpson Motors Drive-Free promotion have been chosen, and three of them will drive away a Suzuki vehicle free […]

    November 28, 2011Featured, FootballNo comments
  12. Bajan-Canadian Sci-Fi: ‘DOMINION’ Minisode 2.9 – Rise of the Shimmer Men, pt. 9

    Starring Jason Millington, Drew McClean, Adam Adshead, Steve Kasan and Dulce Felix Narrated by Maia Nicholson. Filmed, Directed and Edited by Rodney Smith

    November 28, 2011Cinema, Events, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Trini newcomer Kiko Dan looking for “Ah Hit”

    As Carnival 2012 approaches fast and furiously, lovers of the bacchanal season have witnessed the launch of numerous new mas bands and even a new musical outfit. Adding to this festivity, several new artistes have decided to throw their hats into the festival ring. Newcomer to the Soca arena Kiko Danaspires to not only have […]

    November 28, 2011MusicNo comments
  14. Steve Austin in Reality, Martin Caidin’s “Cyborg” from pages to TV to… Humans opt for bionic hands over real ones

    After being electrocuted at work, a young Austrian man named Patrick found that he could no longer move one of his hands. He lived with the injury for a few years, but then decided he’d rather amputate the hand and replace it with something bionic – a synthetic hand controlled by nerve signals from his […]

    November 28, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. Barbadians frustrated, yet stay in unsatisfying jobs – Chamber President urges Businesses to embrace Change to rescue Barbados

    The President of BCCI: the Barbados Chamber Of Commerce & Industry laments the lack of desire for most Bajans to welcome new approaches and different concepts to carry this country forward, despite sending staff for specialised training to do allegedly do the opposite… Andy Armstrong was delivering a pre-introductory comment before handing over to Owen […]

    November 28, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Sovereignty from a former Sovereign: Should John Bull get to the bottom of Barbados Laws for a Price? If so, why?

    CAVEAT This Editorial is direct in vocabulary where needed, if you blush easily or your skin prunes at the merest change of temperature? Stop NOW… I am fully aware how nasty and vicious Bajans can get once particular bones are brought to light for fresh air – Political Intrigue, Race, Religion and Sexual Habits/Practises. With […]

    November 27, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Lyrics:V1 I’m so glad I met you girl Don’t make me live to regret I got your smile light up my world But it’s your heart I want to get Been in relationships before So many of them walk out the door I want to give u my last name But I’m afraid you bring […]

    November 27, 2011Cinema, Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Reggae Gone Asian? Jamaican Dancehall Singjay Gets Ready To Drop 2nd Japanese Album

    Reggae and dancehall singjay, Chino, is already in preparation mode for yet another album. The artiste who released his sophomore Japan album, Never Change, last summer and a self-entitled US debut album, Chino, in May of this year, has started working on another album which is scheduled for release in Japan early next year. One […]

    November 26, 2011MusicNo comments
  19. “Victor/Victoria” from Berlin to Dublin? Glenn Close as Irish ‘Tootsie’ – “Albert Nobbs,” Official Trailer

    Genre: Drama Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Aaron Johnson Directors: Rodrigo García Writer: Glenn Close, John Banville Studio: Roadside Attractions Glenn Close plays a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. Some thirty years after donning men’s clothing, she finds herself trapped in a prison of […]

    November 26, 2011Cinema, Culture, Events, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Liam “Michael Collins/Batman Begins/Taken” Neeson with “The Grey,” Official Trailer

    Release Date: 27 January 2012 Genre: Action | Drama Cast: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo Director: Joe Carnahan Writers: Joe Carnahan, Ian Mackenzie Jeffers Studio: E1 Entertainment

    November 26, 2011Featured, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Nicolas Tesla’s urban legend or Science Fact? Tectonic Weaponry: How to make an Earthquake

    Bill 107th CONGRESS, 1st Session, H. R. 2977 To preserve the cooperative, peaceful uses of space for the benefit of all humankind by permanently prohibiting the basing of weapons in space by the United States, and to require the President to take action to adopt and implement a world treaty banning space-based weapons (i) electronic, […]

    November 26, 2011Controversy, Events, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Scrat is back: “Continental Drift” – ‘Ice Age 4’ Trailer

    Manny the Mammoth, Sabre-toothed Diego, and Sid the sloth embark on another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

    November 26, 2011Cartoons, Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Jamaican Pianist Monty Alexander To Wrap Up 2011 With Jazz At Lincoln Center & Blues Alley D.C. Performances

    Music fans in New York and D.C. will be able to close off 2011 on a high note as master pianist, Monty Alexander, continues to celebrate his 50th year anniversary of performing by offering up a mélange of music from Jamaica to Sinatra and Cole this December. Alexander, whose recent album, “Uplift” has held the […]

    November 26, 2011Music, ReviewNo comments
  24. Top 10 Reasons Why the Mafia is Better than the State

    You know, it wouldn’t be as funny if it didn’t make so much sense. Emily delivered the winning rant at the Soapbox Idol competition from Porcfest 2011. Porcfest is short for the Porcupine Freedom Festival which is held annually in NH by the Free State Project. Also known as the Top 10 Reasons Why the […]

    November 26, 2011Cinema, Controversy, Events, Fashion, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Blaze at Sermac Laundry creates Diversion in City Traffic: Barbados Police Notice

    Temporary traffic changes have been instituted due to the fire which occurred at the Sermac Laundry, Baxters Road, Bridgetown, on Saturday 26th November 2011. • No traffic will be allows from Fontabelle Road onto Lakes Folly. • Baxters Road will be closed. No traffic will be allowed onto Baxters Road, from adjoining roads. • Pedestrians […]

    November 26, 2011Featured, Nature1 comment