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  1. Volleyball camp provides players for St. Maarten “National” team

    When the “St. Maarten national selection” female volleyball team plays in St Kitts this weekend, the United Volleyball Club (UVC) will be rooting extra hard. The majority of the territory’s players in the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association qualifying games for the region are current or former UVC members, ranging in age from 17 to 29. […]

    July 31, 2012Sports, TravelNo comments
  2. Red Bull – Two from Red Advertising represent Barbados in the 2012 Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain

    Jevan Jutagir, Managing Director, and Robert MacGeoch, Head of Account Management, at Red Advertising recently put Barbados on the map when they participated in the annual Running of the Bulls at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Northern Spain. The annual festival is held between 7th -15th July with daily running of the bulls in […]

    July 31, 2012Oddity, TravelNo comments
  3. Barbadian Sharon Kinch Returns from U.S. Government Sponsored Program: Women & Entrepreneurship

    The way women do business was the focus for Cave Hill School of Business’ administrative manager Sharon Kinch during a recent International Visitor Leadership Program funded by the U.S. Department of State. Ms. Kinch and 19 other female candidates from around the world spent three weeks in the United States as Fellows of the program, […]

    July 31, 2012Education, TravelNo comments
  4. Central Bank of Dominican Republic: 4% growth for 2012

    The DR’s Central Bank Governor Hector Valdez Albizu forecast the Dominican economy would grow 4% in 2012, as reported in Diario Libre. Valdez said that accumulated inflation to June was 0.89% and annualized inflation was 2.6% in the Dominican Republic. This is below the 5-5.5% inflation forecast for the entire year. He said that the […]

    July 30, 2012BusinessNo comments
  5. Matchbox Twenty’s World Premiere – “She’s So Mean” (Groupie from Hell)

    Chat with Matchbox Twenty Live This Thursday. The guys are taking a 20-minute break from their rehearsals on Thursday to chat with you! Get an update from Matchbox Twenty’s rehearsals in Nashville, get all the scoop about North, and even get your questions answered live. Tune in at on August 2nd at 1:00pm EST. […]

    July 30, 2012Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Barbadian Soca Performer Headlines 5th Annual Riddim Runway Festival – Rupee rules!

    On September 22, 2012, Caribbean Carnival comes to Southwest Florida as King Leo Promotions, in association with Hotel Indigo, presents their 5th Annual Riddim Runway Festival, carnival style. The streets of downtown Fort Myers will be filled with carnival costumed-paraders and end with a benefit concert featuring international reggae and soca artists. Riddim Runwayis a […]

    July 30, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  7. True Blood Season 5: Episode #57 – Bill Compton, SELLOUT?

    Tune in to a new episode every Sunday night at 9PM, only on HBO. For more on True Blood, go to or jump in on the Twitter conversations #trueblood.

    July 30, 2012Books, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. More from pen of Luc Besson in “Taken 2” with Liam Neeson & Famke Janssen

    Mixing already seen footage and unreleased scenes, this new trailer ends with a promising atmospheric music, while waiting for the movie release, on October 5th, 2012 (US) and October 4th in UK.

    July 30, 2012Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. (Follow Up) Barbadian Police charge Herbalists… This as Chad Springer faces Murder charge

    1. Drug Arrest at GAIA 2. Matthew Norville, 45 years of Kirtons Road, Delemere Land, St. Michael, was granted bail in the sum of $5,000.00 with one surety, to reappear on December 10, 2012. 3. Chad Springer who was charged for murder was remanded to HMP Dodds until 27 August 2012. All the above mentioned persons […]

    July 30, 2012CrimeNo comments
  10. NISE Casebook – when Carlton wasn’t so A1, is SurePay so certain? Plus ScotiaBank’s NISE award seems to have faded?

    You’ll recall that NISE recently lauded the Bank of Nova Scotia for 100 improvements in 100 days, but if you remember when the launch happened I asked Kim Tudor does NISE make sure people continue to maintain their standards? While the National Initiative for Service Excellence may keep their flag high, we were not that […]

    July 30, 2012BusinessNo comments
  11. “Who’s buying Saint Lucia’s debt?” by Melanius Alphonse

    The hallmark of good public policy is transparency and accountability – right! In an era that requires fiscal restraint and prudent financial management, the government of Saint Lucia is basically borrowing money to keep recurring expenditure and off budget expenditure to enable the concept of a false economy. While many problems affect the lives of […]

    July 30, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  12. New Antiguan Pop Single: J. Nation Ft. Drastic & LogiQ Pryce – “Blasting Away”

    Justin Nation also known as a Producer by the name of “Jus Bus” and his friends from the Island of Antigua & Barbuda, LogiQ Pryce and Drastic deliver an amazing Song that is a fusion of Hip-Hop, Pop and has a strong Caribbean influence, a Song that stands for Freedom and Equality of all Human […]

    July 30, 2012Music, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    The film opens in the UK on OCTOBER 26th.

    July 30, 2012Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Carnival is to the Caribbean as fish are to the sea – one simply cannot exist without the other. In Martinique, the analogy is taken one step further when sports and sea are brought together for a celebration unlike any other, the famed Yawl Boat Race (Tour des Yoles Rondes). A yearly highlight of the […]

    July 30, 2012Sports, TravelNo comments
  15. Photo Contestants rewarded for British High Commission’s Facebook competition & Mr Bean is hit at London 2012 Olympiad Opening Ceremony

    Over the weekend at Ben Mar – official residence of the British High Commissioner for Barbados and the EC – the London 2012 Olympic Games opened with a spectacular ceremony and were shown in an edited format to specially invited guests. British High Commissioner, Paul Brummell delivered Opening Remarks at his Residence, where highlights of […]

    July 30, 2012OlympicsNo comments
  16. “Too many failed login attempts” Who is trying to hack Bajan Reporter and WHY?

    It seems this Web Magazine or Online Newspaper or whatever you wish to refer here as has angered someone in the last few weeks? When I see the failed attempts, I laugh, the hackers have been using false re-routes as an attempted back-door… If one takes the locales as gospel then – Italy, Netherlands, Denmark […]

    July 30, 2012Technology1 comment
  17. Produced by the creators of “The Matrix” & the man who directed “Run Lola Run” – Tom Hanks & Halle Berry appear in the adaptation of David Mitchell’s “Cloud Atlas”

    “Cloud Atlas” explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution […]

    July 29, 2012Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. South Coast Sadness – Road Fatality at Mangrove: Police Urge Caution this Crop Over

    Resulting from an accident which occurred about 2.45 pm on Saturday July 28, 2012, at the junction of Mangrove and Oldbury Roads, St. Philip, there was one death and four persons were injured. Dead is Elma Moore, 65 years of Fustic Drive, Ruby Park, St. Philip, who was the driver of one of the motorcars […]

    July 29, 2012CrimeNo comments
  19. LIME Commended for Support of St Kitts’ Football Development Programme

    SKN Director of Sports Dave Connor salutes telecommunications company LIME for its 19 years of partnership in advancing football development in the Federation. The company is once again the primary sponsor for the July 17-31 LIME-Elvis “Star” Browne Football School of Excellence being held at the Garden’s Sporting Complex. The event is organized annually by […]

    July 29, 2012FootballNo comments
  20. Fashion Designers & Craft-makers’ Young Designer Awards welcomes the world

    This summer marks one of the most memorable seasons in London’s history the diamond Jubilee celebration honouring her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the arrival of the greatest show on earth the London 2012 Olympiad and Paralympic Games. With the country on such a high fashion Designers’ and Craft makers’ Young Designer Awards, (which is […]

    July 29, 2012FashionNo comments

    Digicel just launched their 2012 Digicel Kick Start Clinics in Miami, marking a momentous partnership with European and FA Cup Champions, Chelsea Football Club. At the launch, Chelsea first-team players took part in the coaching clinic with 30 young players from the Caribbean and Central American Diaspora communities of South Florida. The Digicel Kick Start […]

    July 29, 2012FootballNo comments
  22. No fogging with Emancipation: 1st August 2012 – VECTOR CONTROL UNIT

    As part of its ongoing efforts to control and reduce the presence of the deadly aedes aegypti mosquito on the island, the Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit will fog a number of districts in St. Michael next week. Fogging will begin in the Bridgetown area on Monday 30 July, with Cheapside, Fontabelle, President Kennedy Drive, […]

    July 29, 2012HealthNo comments
  23. FestCaribbean – August 25 at Brantford, Ontario: JUNIOR KELLY & DAVID RUDDER

    International Reggae Artist Junior Kelly and legendary Calypsonian David Rudder to headline the Caribbean music festival Saturday 25th August 2012 at Branlyn Community Centre (238 Brantwood Park Road, Brantford, ON). Doors open at noon with a Steel Pan workshop hosted by the Hamilton Youth Steel Orchestra and Carnival Mas costume workshop entitled “What is Caribbean […]

    July 28, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  24. The Buzz: Comic Con – HBO’s True Blood (Based on Charlaine Harris’ characters from Sookie Stackhouse books)

    For more on True Blood, go to or jump in on the Twitter conversations #trueblood. Watch True Blood online at HBO GO® Because watching alone sucks.

    July 28, 2012Books, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. {UPDATED} What you can & cannot do, parking rules – Soca Royale 2012

    Soca Royale 2012 takes place on Sunday, 29th July at Bushy Park, St. Philip. The event commences at 11am and is scheduled to finish at 9pm. To facilitate this event a number of temporary traffic arrangements will be in effect between 6am and 10pm. ONE WAY Bushy Park Road, from its junction with Congo Road […]

    July 28, 2012CultureNo comments