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  1. Nevisian Public Sector official lauds Gulf Insurance Ltd. for dedication to development of athletic skills on Nevis

    The 20th anniversary of the Gulf Insurance Primary Schools Championship will be held with a difference this year, with an official opening ceremony and parade on the afternoon of April 3rd while the events will kick off at the Elquemedo T. Willett Park from 12am the following day on April 4th. The event which has […]

    March 31, 2012AthleticsNo comments
  2. Barbadian Officers arrest man for drugs at GAIA, while next man arrested for murder #lifebuoy #smuggling #narcotics #airport #police #barbados #cannabis #jamaica

    Kemar Oneil Hamilton, 19 years. A Jamaican national was arrested and charged for the following offences whilst at the G.A.I.A on March 28th 2012. Possession a controlled drug to wit cannabis. Trafficking. Possession with intent to supply. Importation. About 11:40 hrs, Hamilton arrived by air and was interviewed by Police who referred him to Customs. […]

    March 31, 2012CrimeNo comments
  3. British Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson to be honored during Caribbean Week, NYC #branson #virginatlantic #hardbeatcommunications #feliciapersaud #investcaribbeannow

    Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group will be presented with the first Invest Caribbean Now Leadership Award for his services to entrepreneurship in the region on June 6th in New York City. The presentation will take place during New York’s Caribbean Week at the second Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum at the Marriot […]

    March 31, 2012BusinessNo comments
  4. Trini Posse celebrates 20th Anniversary; 20 Years and still batting! #cricket #trinidad #party #fete

    2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the famed collective of T&T sports enthusiasts and supporters known internationally as the ‘Trini Posse’. The group will celebrate this milestone in fine fashion and festivity during the start of the second test of the Digicel Series 2012 West Indies vs Australia at the Queens Park Oval from Sunday […]

    March 31, 2012CricketNo comments
  5. UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSIONER TO VISIT BARBADOS #unitednations #barbados #southafrica #diplomacy #government

    Barbados will be the first English-speaking Caribbean country to receive an official visit from a United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights. Commissioner Navi Pillay, will arrive in Barbados on Tuesday, April 3, on a two-day mission. During the visit, she will meet with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign […]

    March 31, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  6. ST. LUCIA-BASED AIRLINE LOOKING FOR GREEN LIGHT WHILE BAJAN CARRIER MAINTAINS HOLDING PATTERN #caricom #aviation #flyredjet #castries #hewanorra #harlequin #garrettronan #davidames

    REDjet continues to languish in Barbados, yet the Harlequin Hotels and Resorts company is in the process of obtaining an Air Operations Certificate (AOC) to launch a St. Lucia based airline that will provide an inter-island transfer service to guests staying at the Harlequin’s luxury resorts in the Caribbean. “Harlequin is redefining luxury in the […]

    March 31, 2012TravelNo comments
  7. “Havana Sax featuring David Alvarez” on Thursday the 5th at the Prince Cave Hall at 9:00 pm #cuba #saxophone #cubanjazz #barbados #royalbarbadospoliceforce

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    March 31, 2012Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Is REDjet a symptom of Freundel Stuart’s Inertia? Is another 1937 around the corner before Government awakes? #barbados #disaster #travel #flyredjet #insurance #britain #grenada

    In 1983, when the Cold War was at its most frigid betwixt CCCP/USSR and the USA,  it held ramifications for the Caribbean – Grenada under Maurice Bishop was clearly aligning to Cuba… Havana in turn, favoured Moscow, which is essentially in America’s backyard, as they’re only a hefty spit away from Key West and Florida. Not waiting for anyone, JMGM […]

    March 29, 2012Travel, TravelNo comments
  9. BARBADOS GOING FOR GOLD IN THE INTERNATIONAL EGG COMPETITION #barbados #strongholdentertainment #cuisine #culinary #cookoff

    Barbados will yet again take a crack at the gold standard in the International Eggs Commission competition later this year in the United Kingdom… And the newest edition of the Eggonomics television programme, “Street Heat” will be carrying the Barbados flag with the finalist chosen from a mixture of points from Chef John Hazzard and […]

    March 29, 2012Agriculture, CultureNo comments
  10. Caribbean’s Private Sector urged to get more Proactive – EU Delegation Head says Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) waits on no one #caribbeanexport #europeanunion #barbados #caribbean #business #privatesector #trade

    Three and a half years after the signing of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) the regional private sector has been urged to get on board, instead of passively standing on the sidelines. The admonition has come from Head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Ambassador Valeriano Diaz, who says […]

    March 29, 2012BusinessNo comments
  11. DIGICEL CRICKET EXPERIENCE CONTINUES IN ST. LUCIA #castries #vieuxfort #digicelcricket #sportscaribbean

    The Digicel Cricket Experience events continued in St. Lucia this past week as the Digicel Series 2012 swept through the island. The Experience events are happening throughout the Digicel Series venues to enhance the WICB Digicel Grassroots cricket development programme. Held at the Corinth Playing Field, the coaching clinic for the more than 30 St. […]

    March 29, 2012Cricket, CultureNo comments
  12. Workshop for senior magistrates from Barbados & the Eastern Caribbean #supremecourt #barbados #judiciary #ukinbarbados

    Chief Justice (Ag) Peter Williams will give the opening address at a workshop for magistrates from the Eastern Caribbean at the Supreme Court on Monday 2 April. The two day workshop will focus on Forfeiture, Money Laundering and Proceeds of Crime, with practical examples of how legislation can be used for confiscation of assets. Mr […]

    March 29, 2012CrimeNo comments
  13. Island Inn, Barbados: A Smorgasbord of Workshops for Filmmakers #barbados #cinema #screenwriters #soundtrack #photography

    The Caribbeantales 2012 Film Festival which runs from April 10 to 15 will offer a series of workshops for filmmakers and film fans that can best be described as a smorgasbord for filmmakers. The Workshops are part of the CARIBBEANTALES INCUBATOR SERIES: Activities aimed to help film/television professionals develop world-class content by honing their skills […]

    March 28, 2012Cinema, EducationNo comments
  14. Sport Relief 2012 in Barbados – Fundraiser at “Ben Mar” Official UKHC Residence #londonolympics #britain #ukinbarbados #sportrelief #charity

    The money raised at the British High Commission is coordinated by UK’s Comic Relief to help people living incredibly tough lives, both Britain and across the world’s poorest countries. It goes a long way too. From transforming the lives of people in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities, or those living with poor mental or physical […]

    March 28, 2012Olympics, Video Gallery1 comment
  15. In Historic First for Developing Countries, Haiti Launches “Seismic Risk Reduction” Plan #katyepampoze #ayiti #kweyol #earthquake #disaster #haiti #unitednations #undp #charity

    Haiti’s Minister of the Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul and United Nation’s Development Program (UNDP) administrator, Helen Clark hosted a landmark validation ceremony in Cap-Haitien, putting into action a precedent-setting “Seismic Risk Reduction Plan for Northern Haiti.” The plan, a flagship project for UNDP and its national partners, is a joint venture between UNDP and Haiti’s National […]

    March 28, 2012Nature, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Caribbean’s Most Awarded Brand capped by Banks Beer of Barbados in Advertising Contest #banksbeer #barbados #addy #beverage

    Management of Banks popped their collective cork when they learned they were the most creatively awarded brand in the Caribbean when its recently appointed creative agency, Red Advertising won 19 awards on its behalf at the 2012 American Advertising Federation ADDY awards. This also included the prestigious “Best of Show – Print” for their Banks […]

    March 28, 2012Agriculture, EventsNo comments

    Heartiest congratulations to Miss Kerry-Ann Ifill on her elevation to the Presidency of our Country’s Upper Parliament. This highly deserved honour bestowed on one of our most outstanding citizens will hopefully help positively change some attitudes which perceive persons with disabilities as possessing limitations preventing them from being able to participate in a wholesome life. […]

    March 28, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Virgin Atlantic Barbados earns Best of Show – ADDY Awards #barbados #virginatlantic #addy #contest #awards #competition #advertising

    Red advertising&marketing Ltd. delighted its client, Virgin Atlantic, when it was awarded the coveted “Best of Show for Overall Excellence” at the 2012 American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards in addition to winning eight Gold and two Silver ADDY Awards for their work on the Virgin Atlantic brand. The Judges, who included the US National ADDY […]

    March 28, 2012Business, TravelNo comments
  19. HEAD OF BARBADOS’ DISABILITIES UNIT CONGRATULATES RECENTLY APPOINTED SENATE PRESIDENT #upperchamber #barbados #differentlyabled #disability #senate #government

    This island’s President of the Senate, Senator Kerry Ann Ifill, has been described as “a tremendous asset” to the National Disabilities Unit (NDU) and someone who “inspires and motivates, not only Persons with Disabilities, but everyone who comes into contact with her”. These remarks have come from Acting Director of the NDU, Lloyd Springer, who […]

    March 28, 2012Health, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Caribbean Nationals Sought For Medical Tourism Focus Group #survey #caribbean #surgery #operation #medicaltourism

    Caribbean nationals are being sought for one-on-one telephone interviews on medical tourism. The Caribbean nationals can either be resident in North America or the Caribbean and will be paid for their participation if selected. Caribbean nationals in North America who may have traveled home to the Caribbean or Caribbean nationals who may have travelled to […]

    March 28, 2012Business, Health1 comment
  21. DIGICEL LEADS PROJECT TO DELIVER HIGH-CAPACITY UNDERSEA CABLE TO HAITI #satellite #broadband #ayiti #haiti #digicel #caribbean #rebuild

    Two years after Haiti was struck by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the country is set to receive a major boost with the delivery of a US$16m 200km undersea cable which will link the country to the world via internet connectivity, thanks to Digicel. The project – which is being undertaken in conjunction with Columbus […]

    March 28, 2012TechnologyNo comments

    A regional conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD) under the theme, Towards Poverty Reduction: Maximising the Returns on Investment in ECD in the Caribbean, is to be hosted by the Basic Needs Trust Fund Programme (BNTF) of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). BNTF is a regional poverty reduction programme being implemented in ten CDB borrowing […]

    March 28, 2012EducationNo comments
  23. KFC Kids’ Zone A Hit With Patrons At World Kids’ Fair on Two Mile Hill #children #barbados #sogood #colonelsaunders #kfc #kentucky

    KFC’s Kids’ Zone was the place to be at the recently concluded inaugural World Kids’ Fair held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC) on Saturday 24 March and Sunday 25 March 2012. The screams of excitement from the KFC Kids’ Zone were deafening as the children enjoyed the wide variety of activities on offer ranging from traditional […]

    March 28, 2012Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  24. Peter Fonda narrates “The Big Fix” – What Obama didn’t want you to know? #britishpetroleum #energy #oilspill #environmental #conspiracytheory

    The Big Fix is the new movie from the filmmakers of the award winning Sundance documentary “Fuel,” husband and wife directing/producing team Josh & Rebecca Harrell Tickell. It’s executive produced by Tim Robbins, Maggie Wachsberger and Peter Fonda. Through interviews with scientists, government officials, journalists (including Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell who examined the Gulf spill […]

    March 26, 2012Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. French Version of “Whose Life Is It Anyway?” meets “The Bucket List” – The Intouchables #quadriplegic #french #paris #caretaker #paragliding

    A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

    March 26, 2012Cinema, Controversy, Health, Video GalleryNo comments