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    This weekend will see the formal celebrations of Her Majesty The Queen’s 60th Diamond Jubilee take place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere around the world. Events will include: The greatest pageant to take place on the river Thames since the seventeenth century – the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant (Sunday 3 June) The Diamond Jubilee […]

    May 31, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  2. “Walkin’ In My Own Shoes” – A Jazz & Vocal Showcase at Frank Collymore Hall, 10/06/2012

    “She dared to do something she wanted to do…sing and train others to sing.” “Walkin’ In My Own Shoes” is a Jazz and vocal showcase of a young lady who, against the odds, stepped into her own shoes and dared to do something she wanted to do… sing and train others to sing. The event […]

    May 31, 2012MusicNo comments
  3. Royal Fidelity introduces their new Managing Director and explain the virtues of a Multi-Employer Pension Plan (MEPP)

    A full house turned out to the Hilton Hotel on Thursday morning, for the Royal Fidelity Pension Breakfast, held in association with the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Investment Manager of Royal Fidelity, Jillian Nunes was the MC while new BCCI President Mr. Lalu Vaswani, made a few opening remarks as co-sponsor of the […]

    May 31, 2012BusinessNo comments
  4. “The Runway” – James “Game Of Thrones” Cosmo, Kerry Condon and Demián Bichir

    The Runway is inspired by the true story of a South American pilot who landed his plane near Mallow, in 1983. Against all odds, the people of the town came together to build a runway to get him home and briefly caught the imagination of the nation. It is the story of Paco, a young […]

    May 31, 2012Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. How to make your own guavaberry, at the St. Martin Book Fair 2012

    If you ever wondered what is the secret behind St. Martin’s “national drink” then the workshop “How to make your own guavaberry” will pique your interest and answer some of your many questions. The guavaberry workshop comes off on Saturday 2 June 2012, at the University of St. Martin, Room 104, from 9 am to 10:30 […]

    May 31, 2012Agriculture, TravelNo comments
  6. “Whole Lotta Sole” Irish Comedy: Brendan “Journey To Center Of The Earth, Monkeybone, Mummy 1 & 2” Fraser & Colm “Star Trek – Next Generation” Meany

    In a misguided attempt to protect his family and pay back gambling debts to the local Mobster, Jimbo robs a fish market, which is coincidentally owned by the same Mobster. On the run, Jimbo is cornered in a local curio shop, where he takes hostage an assortment of colorful characters, including Maguire, who may be […]

    May 31, 2012Crime, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    The recent launch of “Operation Keep Safe Keepsake” at Saddlers Secondary School brought community professionals together to assist youth in making positive decisions geared at enhancing the quality of their lives. Deputy Principal at Saddlers Secondary School Daryll Lloyd noted his disappointment with the low turn out of parents to the first session. He said […]

    May 31, 2012EducationNo comments

    The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force held a briefing to explain some of the circumstances surrounding the recent death of a British woman. Fifty-year-old Hilary Hughes-Augustin, an AIDS expert who has done work for the World Health Organisation and other international agencies, died at Victoria Hospital on Friday, May 4 of this year, nearly three […]

    May 31, 2012CrimeNo comments
  9. Branson Centre Head To Put Spotlight On The Caribbean

    The leader of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean will reveal the attractions of the region’s market at Invest Caribbean Now, set for this June 6th at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. The Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum in collaboration with the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s breakfast power forum will spotlight […]

    May 30, 2012Business, EducationNo comments
  10. Nevis’ first Premier will be laid to rest June 5th

    The official funeral service for the first Premier of Nevis has been slated for June 5th 2012, at the Anglican Church in Lowlands, St. Thomas Parish. Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Ministry Mrs. Joslyn Liburd made the announcement at her Bath Plain Office earlier today. According to Mrs. Liburd, the public will be given a […]

    May 30, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  11. 95 medals to be awarded at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on Montserrat

    A total of 95 medals will be awarded for outstanding service to officers in the Royal Montserrat Police Service, the fire and prison Services and the Royal Montserrat Defence Force, as part celebrations to commemorate the 60th year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Along with 200 other nations in the world, Montserrat will […]

    May 30, 2012Culture, EventsNo comments
  12. Barbados Arts Council: Invitation to View “Of Bridgetown And Its Garrison” opening June 10th

    An opening reception will be held at Pelican Art Gallery on 10 June 2012 from 5-7:30pm. Senator Professor Emeritus Henry S. Fraser will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Exhibition catalogues will be on sale at Pelican Art Gallery. The exhibition will also be extended beyond the gallery walls in the form of an art trail. […]

    May 30, 2012Painting, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Recycled Art & Greening Exhibit 2012 at Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, 5th/8th June 2012

    …to view new collages by Alison Chapman-Andrews and a selection of Heidi Berger‘s mosaic skimboards at the Recycled Art and Greening Exhibit being held June 5 – 8 at the EBCCI art gallery between 10 and 5 each day. This exhibit is held to celebrate World Environment Day.

    May 30, 2012Photo Gallery, SculptureNo comments
  14. Caribbean Food Company Executive feels young people should abandon the “get a job” mind-set and let their natural business skills flourish

    Delivering the first in a series of lectures at the Commission, which signalled the start of Jamaica 50 celebrations in the UK, Senator Douglas Orane urged Jamaicans in the Diaspora to ditch the ‘get a job’ mentality and let their natural business skills flourish. In his recent address entitled Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Spirit: The Jamaican […]

    May 30, 2012Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  15. The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) welcomes cancer treatment services to Charlestown

    The Nevis Island Administration has received with open arms USVI based Oncologist /Haematologist Dr. Erole Mae Hobdy to provide services to persons stricken with cancer on Nevis. Minister of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Hon. Hensley Daniel noted his island had seen an increase in the incidence of cancer and in 2011 there were […]

    May 30, 2012Health, TechnologyNo comments

    The region’s most senior tourism public servant meets with tourism officials in Martinique and Guadeloupe this week for high-level talks on critical regional tourism matters. The secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, visits Martinique on 30 May for talks with the president of the Martinique Regional Council, Mr. Serge Letchimy, the […]

    May 30, 2012TravelNo comments
  17. Harris Paints Partners with Flowcrete North America to Deliver World-Class Floor Coating Solutions

    Harris Paints, the Caribbean’s Champions of Colour, just strengthened its position as the region’s leading coatings solution provider via an exclusive partnership with Flowcrete North America Inc. – the global leader in the industrial and commercial floor coatings business. With over 30 years of experience and a remarkable client list including American Airlines, Nestlé, Coca-Cola […]

    May 30, 2012TechnologyNo comments
  18. Toddler shoots & kills Dominican Republic businessman

    Santo Domingo Police have yet to report on the incident, but it is known that a five-year old boy fired the shot that killed Arsenio Diaz Rodriguez, 53, who had returned to the DR after being deported from the US where he had spent 10 years in jail for drug trafficking. Listin Diario says that […]

    May 30, 2012Crime, OddityNo comments
  19. SBA provides Direct Assistance Grant Scheme workshop for SME’s

    As efforts continue to get more Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) spreading their wings outside of Barbados, the local Small Business Association (SBA) is laying vital groundwork to make it become reality sooner rather than later. “We were able last month, to explore those possibilities that existed when we held our first Export Forum in […]

    May 30, 2012Business, EducationNo comments

    HBO Latin America announced the premiere of the groundbreaking multi-part documentary series The Weight of the Nation, with Parts 1 & 2 debuting June 4th and Parts 3 & 4 on June 5th. The documentary sheds light on the obesity epidemic that is affecting the United States and the rest of the world, and highlights […]

    May 30, 2012HealthNo comments
  21. A Good Read: The Allure of Anguilla by Melanie Reffes (The newest literary festival/book fair in the Caribbean)

    It was nirvana for literary lovers over the US Memorial Day weekend when the Anguilla Literary Festival was the hottest ticket on the island. The four-day fête, hosted by Paradise Cove Resort, celebrated the best and the brightest wordsmiths from Anguilla, USA, Canada and Caribbean with readings, workshops, panel discussions, scrumptious breakfast and lunch buffets […]

    May 30, 2012Books, TravelNo comments
  22. Homophobia: A growing threat to peace in the Caribbean

    Of all the challenges that present themselves as obstacles to peace in the Caribbean, none equals the growing threat of homophobia. Flagged on the slates of religion as a barbaric, sodomy and sinful way of living that transgresses the natural role and aim of sexual activity and does not possess values common with morality; homophobia […]

    May 30, 2012Controversy, EditorialNo comments

    The British High Commission in Barbados took part in BMEX 2012 for the second year in succession over the Whitsun weekend, with a colourful stand highlighting British business relations between Britain, Barbados and the wider Caribbean, promoting this summer’s London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and displaying elements of the UK’s Britain is GREAT campaign. […]

    May 30, 2012Business, GamesNo comments
  24. Show Case Guyana 2012 at Caribbean Pepperpot – 2 & 3 June 2012

    As efforts continue to showcase Guyana to the world, Kross Kolor records have joined this drive and will be launching ‘Showcase Guyana’ 2012, in Barbados on June 2nd and 3rd at the Caribbean Pepperpot (Eddie Grant’s Place), St. Lawrence Main Road, Christ Church. This two day trade Fair and Show is being held in collaboration […]

    May 30, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  25. TeleBarbados Enters Fourth Year of Partnership With Baje International

    TeleBarbados, the provider of choice for premium Corporate & Residential Telecommunications Services in Barbados, is once again joining forces with Barbados’ premium Kadooment Band, Baje International. For the fourth consecutive year, TeleBarbados will be sponsoring the popular masquerade band, providing not only financial support, but also supplying revellers with handy items well suited for the 6th August […]

    May 30, 2012Culture, EventsNo comments