1. St. Kitts and Nevis Police Cold Case Strategy bearing fruit

    News recently developed how SKN Police arrested someone for the 2008 murder of Nevisian Leon Westerman of Low Street in Nevis and Commissioner of Police in St. Kitts and Nevis Celvin G. Walwyn said the arrest came about because of a Cold Case Strategy that had been implemented. The Commissioner was speaking with the Department […]

    April 29, 2012Crime, TechnologyNo comments
  2. National development, putting environmental sustainability at the core: Op Ed by Michelle Gyles-McDonnough

    Op Ed by Michelle Gyles-McDonnough, UNDP Resident Representative, UNDP Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

    April 29, 2012Editorial, Nature, PoliticalNo comments
  3. LPM salutes Saint Lucian youth By Melanius Alphonse

    Amidst the traditional celebration of youth month comes serious reflection on the future of Saint Lucia and the role of its youthful population. Still, much has to be done in the areas of resource development, knowledge transfer and the sustainable ecological climate for the future. Already, world economics, climate change and social factors are guilty […]

    April 29, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Fifth time’s the charm: Gregory Williams wins Mission Catwalk challenge

    Gregory Williams of Jamaica has edged his way to a win on Episode 5 of Caribbean design reality series Mission Catwalk after landing in the bottom four on episode two, where he created a culture-inspired garment; coming out safe on episode three which drew inspiration from the 1920’s flapper era and landing in the top […]

    April 29, 2012Fashion, TravelNo comments
  5. Hope Springs: Romantic Comedy for Seniors – Scott “Evan Almighty, Anchorman” Carell, Meryl “Iron Lady” Streep & Tommy Lee “Men In Black, Black Moon Rising” Jones

    Not to be confused with other romantic comedy of same name, featuring Colin Firth & Minnie Driver…

    April 29, 2012Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Marvel’s The Avengers on May 4th – “Balance”

    SPOILER ALERT – According to some fanboys, it seems Thanos is being dusted off for the next Avenger’ foray on the silver screen! Be sure to view credits all the way down…

    April 29, 2012Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    An operation was carried out in Bridgetown on Saturday April 28, 2012 by various branches of the Force. Several warrants were executed at three (3) stores, two on Roebuck Street and one on Broad Street, and as a result the following seizures and arrests were made. Trevor Dacosta Hurdle, 31 years of Uncle’s Place, Roebuck […]

    April 29, 2012CrimeNo comments
  8. P’cess Juliana Int’l Airport “surpassed expectations” as Blue Flag sponsor to keep St. Maarten clean

    Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is continuing its campaign to keep St Maarten clean. In its most recent initiative, the airport, as the ‘Blue Flag Business’ for the month of April, placed 46 garbage bins with the Blue Flag logo in the Festival Village. PJIA is encouraging Carnival revellers to use the bins and avoid littering, said […]

    April 28, 2012TravelNo comments

    Game Change (HBO Films) – Based on the bestselling book “Game Change,” by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the film offers a searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain’s (Ed Harris) 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (Julianne Moore) as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election […]

    April 28, 2012Cinema, PoliticalNo comments

    Having identified the provision of guidance, direction and leadership to the youth as critical to reversing the worrying trend of crime and violence, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will engage young people in the Cayman Islands on the subject of Citizen Security. CDB will hold the 42nd Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors in […]

    April 28, 2012Technology, TravelNo comments
  11. Gramps Morgan Releases NEW album: with India Arie & John Legend

    With a mission to heal the world through music, Soul Train Award nominee, Gramps Morgan unleashes his second, solo, album Reggae Music Lives independently, on his Dada Son Entertainment label. A musical therapy of sorts, Reggae Music Lives is filled with angelic harmonies, authentic compositions and a unique sound brand, Gramps calls “Rockaz“. Reggae Music […]

    April 28, 2012MusicNo comments
  12. The Politics of Excuse and Blame by Henderson N. Bovell: Letter to the Editor

    The DLP promised “change” but all that Barbadians have since been getting, is: “the politics of excuses; complaining and blame.” Allegations of doing things in a “phased” manner, is merely ‘phase two’ in a never-ending-series of excuses being used by the DLP to conceal its time-wasting and as many are now saying – ‘to downplay […]

    April 26, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Harlequin Hotels & Resorts opens second Caribbean hotel: “blu St Lucia” in Rodney Bay, St Lucia

    Harlequin Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the recent opening of blu St Lucia: a newly renovated 72 room hotel (formerly Village Inn and Spa) in the highly desirable area of Rodney Bay, St Lucia. Situated just 100 yards from the beach, furnished with a high standard of style and comfort, and offering a […]

    April 26, 2012Travel1 comment
  14. HBO Series Profugos and Mulher de Fases Nominated for Best Drama TV Series and Best Comedy TV Series at the Monte Carlo Television Festival

    Profugos and Mulher de Fases, the successful productions of HBO Latin America, were nominated for the Golden Nymph at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in the Best Drama TV Series and Best Comedy TV Series categories. “It is an honor for HBO Latin America to once again have two original productions like Profugos and Mulher […]

    April 26, 2012Cinema, CultureNo comments
  15. Fuel Conglomerate Sol Caribbean Seeks To Give Bajan Football Club Kickstart A Boost

    Sol in Barbados is pushing ahead with its youth development and outreach programme as evidenced by the company’s latest contribution to the Kickstart Football Club. Recently, Sol made a donation to the Club to assist with the purchase of uniforms for its senior team, an example of Sol’s expressed commitment to work closely with the […]

    April 26, 2012FootballNo comments
  16. The Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance (BIPA) Issues Warning to Almond Resorts Staff: Invest carefully and not rashly!

    BIPA has an important message for the staff of Almond Resorts who will shortly be receiving severance pay, following the closure of Almond Beach Village in St. Peter. As they are likely to be approached by confident and enthusiastic advisors and sales agents eager to convince them to invest their severance payments in savings plans, […]

    April 26, 2012BusinessNo comments

    Irie Morning The sun is shining and the birds are singing, but Kingston wants to stay in bed all day. Will he let the day pass him by? Or will he discover that there is always a lot to do on an Irie Morning! Published by BlueMoon Publishing

    April 26, 2012Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. RIP: Carolle Madeleine Grant-Bourne 1937/2012 Warrior Poet

    Born in St. Vincent, Carolle Bourne moved to Trinidad as a young woman and enjoyed a career composing advertising copy before going on to journalism in the United States, where she divided her time between caring for her two sons and writing fashion promotions for Lits of Philadelphia and Gimbels of New York. After returning […]

    April 24, 2012Books1 comment

    Following on from the recent launch of the ‘Run to London’ campaign, Digicel is taking Olympics preparation to the next level with the launch of its latest promotions, in association with its official Olympic partner, Samsung. The first phase of the ‘Run to London’ campaign utilized user generated content – a first for Digicel in […]

    April 24, 2012OlympicsNo comments
  20. CARICOM member states show contempt for Indigenous Peoples AGAIN at OAS Headquarters in Washington D.C., USA

    Once AGAIN – for the 14th consecutive time – CARICOM member States of the OAS refused to participate in the meeting at OAS headquarters in Washington DC – of negotiations in the points of consensus, on the historic Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Americas; April 18-20 2012. This noble effort […]

    April 24, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  21. “Your Sister’s Sister” – Triangular Romantic Comedy with Emily Blunt

    Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family’s island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack’s drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris’ sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.

    April 24, 2012Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. MEI Healthcare Inc. Partners with Caribbean Countries To Build Multi-million-dollar Regional Oncology Facility

    MEI Healthcare Inc., a leading provider of healthcare strategies and equipment solutions for medical facilities around the world, is partnering with the government of Antigua and Barbuda, the governments of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Global Health Partners, Ltd., to begin construction of The Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean at Mount St. John […]

    April 24, 2012Health, TravelNo comments
  23. UK minister visits Barbados: Henry Bellingham MP will have a number of bilateral talks

    Henry Bellingham MP, Minister for the Caribbean, will be making his first visit to Barbados from 25 to 26 April as part of a wider Caribbean visit including the British Overseas Territories of the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands. Minister Bellingham will have a number of bilateral meetings with Barbados government ministers and will […]

    April 24, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  24. Barbados Fertility Centre celebrates 10 years of success with thousands of babies born across the world.

    The entire medical team and over 350 babies born to Barbadian families will gather on Saturday for a 10th birthday party to celebrate the lives they have created and the joy they have brought to so many couples who suffered with infertility. The state of the art unit was opened in 2002 by colleagues Dr. […]

    April 24, 2012HealthNo comments
  25. P’cess Juliana Int’l Airport (SXM) Rolls Out Carnival Welcome for Passengers

    Both arriving passengers as well as other users of the airport and airport community knew that Carnival was certainly in the air, as SXM (also abbreviated as PJIA) engaged carnival-costumed revelers to give out this year’s Carnival Program to passengers right at the jet bridges and as they walked toward Immigration clearance. The special St. […]

    April 24, 2012Culture, TravelNo comments