1. Jamaica Stock Exchange recognises Guardian Holdings Limited for “Best Website”

    The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) gave the nod to Guardian Holdings Limited for having a website that stood apart from other listed companies, providing best practice in the quality and efficiency of dissemination of information to the investing public. This announcement came at the JSE’s annual award ceremony for its member dealers, held earlier this […]

    December 31, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. Human Rights from Bridgetown’s U.S. Embassy: Free, Equal in both Dignity & Rights

    On December 10, the world celebrated the 63rd anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  A remarkable milestone, the Declaration proclaims a simple and powerful idea:  all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.  The heads of state who signed this document in 1948 agreed that human […]

    December 31, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    The Central Bank of Barbados (CBB) just published their final Economic Review for 2011 and in it the island’s main foreign exchange earner, tourism, is featured. The first article, A Note on Tourism Expenditure, details the trends in visitor spending and highlights the impact of the global recession on spending by visitors from the United […]

    December 31, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. Barbados Investors & Policyholders Association demand to know if this is true – GROSS AND RECKLESS DERELICTION OF DUTY IN BARBADOS?

    The Trinidad & Tobago Sunday Express has discovered new evidence which proves that State and Government officials in T&T knew that CL Financial and CLICO Life Insurance in the twin island state were not only routinely breaking the rules, but were operating well outside the law. In an article dated 18 December 2011, investigative journalist […]

    December 29, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Caribbean Low Fares Carrier makes Hewanorra – Helen of Caribbean now part of REDjet destinations

    Finally, after much waylaying from Freundel “Silent Night” Stuart of Barbados – flights from REDjet between Barbados and St. Lucia commenced last weekend. Scores of REDjet officials, local and Barbadian media, and other invited guests packed the VIP Lounge at the Hewanorra International Airport for a press conference hosted by the regional carrier to mark the […]

    December 29, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments
  6. Geriatric Hospital of Barbados gets generous seasonal gift

    THE GERIATRIC HOSPITAL on Beckles Road has the capacity to care for 340 patients and according to Hospital Manager Joanelle Oxley-Worrell it operates at 98% to 100% of this all year round. Therefore the recent gift of 100 sheets and pillowcases will help ‘significantly’ because the facility provides quality care to its patients and the […]

    December 29, 2011Featured, Health1 comment
  7. Texas Teen dies Christmas Day 2011, makes sure to leave behind powerful Message

    What an appropriate name… Ben Breedlove an 18 year-old teen from the Lone Star state seemed like any other kid that age, nice looking, a brilliant smile and moving tale. Unfortunately, on Christmas 2011 Ben passed away from his heart disease that he fought his entire life. But just days before that awful Christmas, Ben […]

    December 29, 2011Cinema, Events, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. All Registered Retirement Savings Plans Are Not Created Equal

    2011 is quickly coming to an end and many may be wondering what to do in order to benefit from their usual tax break next year given Government’s removal of the mutual fund tax allowance. According to a number of financial experts investing in a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is the answer many individuals […]

    December 28, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Frank Collymore Literary Endowment: MASTER CLASS – Writing for the Stage

    Ms. Lynn Nottage: Award Winning Internationally Acclaimed Playwright hosts MASTER CLASS – Writing for the Stage

    December 28, 2011Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Urgent Appeal: Assault & Torture of ten Meitei women by Manipur police

    Dear friends, I would like to forward you all an urgent appeal on a brutality unleashed by the Manipur police again on peaceful protestors campaigning against the Manipur Loktak Protection Act, 2006 on 19 December 2011 at Thanga in Bishenpur District Manipur, which has led to injury of 10 women belonging to the Meitei people […]

    December 28, 2011Featured, Political1 comment
  11. Excelerate Energy Advances Its Seventh Offshore LNG Import Facility in Puerto Rico

    Excelerate Energy has executed an agreement with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to undertake the development and permitting of a floating offshore LNG regasification facility off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. The facility, named Aguirre GasPort®, will provide fuel to the Central Aguirre Power Plant and is a step forward in the […]

    December 28, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. Crime levels dropping in St Kitts & Nevis according to officials

    October to December have been months Police Agencies across the world usually experience spikes in robberies and burglaries and it was no different in St. Kitts and Nevis. That was a view expressed by Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force Mr. Celvin G. Walwyn, during a recent official visit to Nevis. […]

    December 28, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. True Blood on HBO: New Year’s Eve Marathon Replay

    Watch True Blood online at HBO GO® With HBO GO, you can watch every episode of every season of True Blood on your iPad® (, iPhone® ( or Android™ ( smartphone. Free with your HBO subscription through participating TV providers. Check out True Blood on Facebook & Twitter:

    December 27, 2011Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Christmas Video greetings from the Helen of the Caribbean: CLAUDIA EDWARD – ‘THIS CHRISTMAS’ 2011 & Message

    Christmas greeting to all my family and friends from CLAUDIA EDWARD

    December 26, 2011Music, Review, Video GalleryNo comments

    This is the time of year when we look at putting aside money into our pension plans or RRSP’s to take advantage of the tax credit. I can remember both of my agents calling me to find out if I had anything from my bonus to put into CLICO and BAICO, and of course, I […]

    December 26, 2011Featured, NatureNo comments
  16. Good Deeds – fea. Phylicia “Cosby Show” Rashad, Thandie “Beloved/Mission Impossible 3” Newton & Tyler “Madea/Why Did Get Married?” Perry

    Starring Thandie Newton, Brian J. White, Rebecca Romijn and Jamie Kennedy and, of course, Tyler Perry. Coming to theaters on 24 February 2012.

    December 26, 2011Cinema, Culture, Education, Events, Video GalleryNo comments

    Fellow Barbadians, I am pleased to greet you once again at Christmas time and to extend the compliments of the season to you. The story of the babe of Bethlehem has lost none of its freshness, more than two thousand years after three wise men carried their gifts to that babe lying in a manger. […]

    December 25, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. XMAS MESSAGE DECEMBER 2011 By His Excellency the Acting Governor General, Hon. Elliott Fitzroy Belgrave, CHB

    Fellow Barbadians at home and overseas, it is a signal honour and pleasure for me to address you as acting Head of state, following the retirement of Sir Clifford Husbands, from the office of Governor General, on the 31st October, 2011. My first duty therefore, is to thank Sir Clifford on your behalf and on […]

    December 25, 2011Featured, NewsNo comments
  19. 12 Christmas Songs in 4 Minutes by Fredde Gredde

    Song list (spoileeeeer…) – White Christmas – The Christmas Song – What’s This? – Freezeezy Peak (Banjo-Kazooie) – Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – Fairy Tale of New York – O Holy Night – Sleigh Ride – Last Christmas – Julen är här – We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Jingle Bells

    December 23, 2011Cinema, Events, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Computer Security Analyst sees need for entire Internet to have upgrade

    Eric Gertler recently visited this island and shared with the Information Society of Barbados how insecure the world wide web really can be on many occasions, the Bajan Reporter is now reproducing in part via Huffington Post some of the concerns he aired to the ISB;- The backlash that Facebook recently confronted from users over […]

    December 23, 2011Featured, Technology1 comment
  21. Nevisians assured of Police devotion to all’s protection

    Nevisians were promised by Celvin G. Walwyn; Commissioner of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, that the Organisation he headed was dedicated to their protection. The Federation’s highest Police Officer was at the time delivering remarks at the dedication and official opening of the new Cotton Ground Police Station in the entrance of […]

    December 23, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  22. Christmas Message by President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry: Mr. Andy Armstrong

    While 2011 has been another challenging year economically, at this time it is good to be reminded of more important and long term considerations. At Christmas we celebrate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. As I reflected on this I had a few thoughts. Until he was around 30 years of age Jesus worked with […]

    December 23, 2011Business, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity, a missing link in Caribbean literature

    The newest book released here from House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) is Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity / Haití y la transcaribeñidad literaria by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez. The English and Spanish title is “a remarkable collection of essays,” said Maximilien Laroche, noted Haitian author from Canada’s Université Laval. The Dominican author and Syracuse University professor […]

    December 23, 2011Arts, BooksNo comments
  24. Wrath Of The Titans: fea. Sam “Avatar” Worthington, Ralph “Coriolanus” Fiennes & Liam “Taken/Narnia” Neeson

    Perseus embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, who has been targeted for capture by his traitorous son, Ares, and his brother, Hades.

    December 23, 2011Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Barbados Vocational Training Board, (BVTB) has fulfilled its promise of a follow-up donation of food items to the HIV Food Bank. Director of Training, Mr. Henderson Thompson and Senior Clerk, Ms. Jennifer Walker, also the BVTB’s HIV Education Coordinator, handed over the food items at the Board’s Culloden Road headquarters to the Manager of […]

    December 23, 2011Featured, HealthNo comments