1. Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation and Pinelands Collaborate on Women’s Economic Empowerment Project

    In its quest to move Barbados further along the road to becoming “The #1 entrepreneurship hub in the world by 2020”, the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) teamed up with Pinelands Creative Workshop to deliver an entrepreneurial workshop designed to economically empower women. The workshops included twenty-eight (28) participants and were held at the UWI Open […]

    September 28, 2012Business, EducationNo comments
  2. Montego Bay Dominates PanCaribbeanBank Jr Classic Tournament 2012

    Over 100 high ranking athletes from across the island competed earlier this month at The PanCaribbeanBank Junior Classic Tournament at Tryall Club in Hanover. Leah Brown, Brand Manager, PanCaribbeanBank was delighted at the support from players of regions outside of the corporate area. “PanCaribbeanBank is a long standing supporter of the sport in Jamaica and […]

    September 28, 2012Athletics, BusinessNo comments
  3. UN Human Rights Council passes resolution in favor of journalist safety

    The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council affirmed for the first time the importance of journalist safety as a fundamental element of freedom of expression, the International Press Institute (IPI) announced. The 47-member body passed by consensus a resolution sponsored by the Republic of Austria that called on states to “promote a safe and enabling […]

    September 28, 2012Crime, PoliticalNo comments

    Authorities in St. Kitts and Nevis are using a new investigative tool to help tackle gun-related crimes. Twelve persons from the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and Her Majesty’s Customs spent September 18 to 20 learning about the electronic tracing of firearms, firearms identification, safety, and investigative techniques. “There was the exchange of […]

    September 28, 2012Crime, EducationNo comments
  5. CARIFORUM and EU officials meet to discuss EPA progress

    CARIFORUM and EU officials just held their second EPA Trade and Development Committee in Trinidad and Tobago to discuss progress in the implementation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). “This meeting provided both sides with the opportunity to take stock of developments, review progress in the implementation of EPA commitments and prepare the second meeting […]

    September 28, 2012Business, EventsNo comments
  6. CIBC FirstCaribbean Broad Street employees move from bank to beach to clean up Barbados

    Members of staff from CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank recently exchanged work locations – from their branch in Bridgetown to a beach in Worthing as they took part in a national effort to clean up Barbados. Twenty-five staff from the Broad Street Branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean recently joined about 20 other companies and organizations which cleaned […]

    September 28, 2012Business, NatureNo comments
  7. Any Bajan Online Gamers have stolen gear? Oistins police may have some items of interest!

    Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following items of property which were recovered as a result of investigation by the detectives in the Southern Division. One Black HP laptop with silver coloured floral design on cover. One Black Dell Notebook Computer. One Silver Sony Vaio Laptop. Two Portable Genius Speakers. One Black […]

    September 28, 2012Crime, TechnologyNo comments
  8. Barbados children benefit – Christian Organisation boosted by assistance from Islamic Charity

    In keeping with the Islamic teachings, of being kind to the less fortunate and especially to elders, women and children, the Medinah Foundation of Barbados, recently made a donation of a number of items to the Young Women’s Christian Association’s Breakfast Club. Among the items donated were milk, juices, tuna fish, pancake mix, cooking oil […]

    September 28, 2012Agriculture, HealthNo comments
  9. Royal Fidelity National Distinguished Teachers Awards set for Grand finale next month – Neal & Massy on board for 11th Oct. presentation

    The Royal Fidelity National Distinguished Teachers Awards, are coming to their culmination for another year, with the Gala Award Ceremony scheduled for October 11th. Neal and Massy is the first company to have come on board to support Royal Fidelity, in honouring the teaching profession across Barbados. Neal and Massy provided prizes for the nominators […]

    September 28, 2012Business, EducationNo comments

    This year’s four time Monarch Mikey, has joined the team of volunteers with the Young Women’s Christian Association’s (YWCA) Free Reading Club. YWCA President Paige Bryan was pleased to have Mikey on board and thanked him for volunteering his services. She explained that the Club assists the children with their homework and develop their literacy […]

    September 28, 2012Events, MusicNo comments
  11. British High Commission with SOL Barbados assist Arts In Motion’s Winners – this as SOL launches their 2013 Calendar Contest

    You’ll recall how the Barbados Summer Arts Festival developed major cash prizes with the help of SOL Petroleum and Britain’s High Commission. Known as the Caribbean Mirror, it’s about Caribbean Life and photography in general. With Caribbean Mirror, images taken during the last two years were accepted while Picture Barbados involves a photographic treasure hunt, […]

    September 28, 2012Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. At times like these, media freedom and independence are more important than ever {IPI/WAN-IFRA Editorial}

    In the United States, a movie trailer of uncertain origin is posted on YouTube, purporting to promote “Innocence of Muslims”. Though the trailer is an unbearably stupid, incredibly offensive portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad, with production values of a high-school parody, the trailer sets off a wave of anti-American violence in the Middle East. Though […]

    September 27, 2012Culture, EditorialNo comments
  13. “Last Tango in Argentina?” by Sin-ming Shaw; Copyright – Project Syndicate, 2012.

    Argentina and economic crisis, it can sometimes seem, have been conjoined since the country’s birth, like Siamese twins. In fact, Argentina is the only developed country that has succeeded, in the period from World War II until today, in mismanaging its way out of the First World. But, for all their failings, Argentina’s ruling elites […]

    September 27, 2012Business, CultureNo comments
  14. Princess Juliana International Airport briefs IATA, airlines on amendments to Passenger Accommodation Fees

    The delegation, led by PJIAE Managing Director Regina LaBega, updated the airline and aviation officials about the proposed amendments to the Passenger Accommodation Fees and other important developments at the airport, particularly the Runway Extension Project. Present at the meeting were representatives of Delta, JetBlue, and American Airlines. US Airways and KLM apologized for not […]

    September 27, 2012TravelNo comments
  15. Towering Gesture features Mount Gay’s Armand de Brignac

    The world’s celebrated luxury champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, distributed in Barbados by Mount Gay Distilleries Limited, was the toast of New York recently when music mogul Jay-Z topped off his 40/40 club renovation with a breathtaking floor-to-ceiling Armand de Brignac Gold Champagne Tower in time for an exclusive fundraiser for USA President Barack Obama. […]

    September 27, 2012Agriculture, PoliticalNo comments
  16. Montserrat’s deputy commissioner of Police conducting Customer Service Survey

    The Royal Montserrat Police Service (RMPS) has designed a survey to capture the views of the public about its customer service. The survey can be done online at A printed version of the survey will also be released dependent on the number of respondents from the online survey. The survey can be accessed under […]

    September 27, 2012Crime, EventsNo comments
  17. Tad’s Record Releases Prezident Brown’s New Album: “I Sound Is From Creation”

    Jamaican roots reggae artist Prezident Brown returns with the highly-anticipated release of his latest album, I Sound Is From Creation, available on November 13, 2012 from Tad’s Records. Born Fitz Cotterell in Clarendon, Jamaica, Prezident Brown embarked on his musical journey in the 1980’s, and over the years, has transcended international borders to bring his […]

    September 27, 2012MusicNo comments
  18. Montserrat’s Premier signs OCT Political Declaration

    On Tuesday evening, Montserrat’s Premier, Reuben T. Meade, along with other high level Political Representatives of Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT’s) signed the Political Declaration. The Declaration had been approved by Cabinet prior to his departure to Greenland. The paper sets out the programme of cooperation between the European Union and the Overseas Countries and […]

    September 27, 2012Political, TravelNo comments
  19. SOL Barbados – Calendar 2013: Can YOUR photo make it?

    Submit your photograph of the most scenic drive in Barbados and you could win! Visit Facebook for more details! Entries close 26th October 2012, entries must be 300 dpi and at least 3MB – CLICK FOR BIGGER!

    September 27, 2012Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. SOL & British High Commission present: Caribbean Mirror Photo Competition – ‘Old man’

    All images must have been taken in the Caribbean during the last two years but the photographer does not have to be a Caribbean national or resident. There is no restriction on the number of entries a person may submit. There will be a panel of three judges for the themed segment, while a single […]

    September 27, 2012Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. SOL & British High Commission present: Caribbean Mirror Photo Competition – ‘I can do that’

    Arts in Motion believes it is important to tell Caribbean stories and to effect positive change in the Region through so doing. The Caribbean Mirror Photography Exhibition and Competition caters to those who enjoy working based on a theme, as well as those who wish to explore the art of photography in its widest sense. […]

    September 27, 2012Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. SOL & British High Commission present: Caribbean Mirror Photo Competition – ‘Stepping into the future’

    The two photographic events of the Barbados Summer Arts Festival have different characteristics. Caribbean Mirror is about Caribbean Life and the photography art form in general. Picture Barbados is a photographic treasure hunt, exploring the photographic possibilities offered on the island.

    September 27, 2012Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Samuel “Avengers” Jackson – “Wake The F*ck UP” NSFW Dr. Seuss Obama Ad: President Barack Obama 2012

    The clip consists primarily of the actor, clad in jeans and a black beret, magically appearing in houses and hurling obscenities and Democratic talking points at unsuspecting white suburbanites. In one scene, for example, Jackson intones: Sorry, my friend, but there’s no time to snore. And out-of-touch millionaires just declared war. On schools, the environment, […]

    September 27, 2012Controversy, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. “Threads of Scarlet, Bowling, Sushi: Is it time to redefine Bajan culture?” – 7pm, Wednesday 3rd October, Queen’s College Hall.

    Featured Speaker: Dr. Deryck Murray (Director, Commission for Pan African Affairs) Panellists include: Mahalia Phillips of Nexcyx, spoken word artist Adrian Green, visual artist Annalee Davis, Wayne “Poonka” Willock. Moderator is Jewel Forde.

    September 27, 2012Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. “The Smoke Pit” – Interview from Stronghold Entertainment

    The Caribbean Cooking channel team recently visited Hastings Main Road, Christ Church – where there’s smoke, there’s…

    September 27, 2012Agriculture, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments