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  1. Monster of a Report? Review of Barbados’ Economic Performance for the First Nine Months of 2012 for Hallowe’en!

    The Barbados economy continues to grapple with the challenges posed by the protracted weakness of the global recovery. The governor of the Central Bank of Barbados will field questions in his Dining Room at 11:00 am this All Hallows Eve… Both Webcast and on CBC TV8

    October 30, 2012Business, Video GalleryNo comments

    The children of the Eden Lodge Day Nursery will now be a little cooler, thanks to a donation of fans from the Cards Operations Department of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. Adrian Wiggins, Process Improvement and Relationship Manager, explained that the Bank was approached by one of the teachers who explained that the lack of windows […]

    October 30, 2012Business, EventsNo comments

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in partnership with the European Union (EU) enabled a selection of exceptional Caribbean designers to present their collections at Dominicana Moda 2012, the Dominican Republic’s fashion week. Designers from Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Haiti ignited the show with their creative designs and runway […]

    October 30, 2012Fashion, TravelNo comments
  4. Police urge Barbadians to heed Temporary Traffic Arrangements re: Lighting Ceremony & Bajan Brew

    The Lighting Ceremony and Bajan Brew will take place at National Heroes Square on Thursday, 1st November 2012 from 5 PM and 7 PM respectively, concluding at 10 PM. A number of temporary traffic arrangements will be in effect to facilitate these events. Road Closure Wharf Road, from its junction with Bridge Street, will be […]

    October 30, 2012Culture, EventsNo comments
  5. Bush Jr Redux? Romney’s Ties to Voting Machine Companies

    The [electronic voting] machines used in Hamilton County, Ohio — the county home of Cincinnati — are supplied by Hart Intercivic, a national provider of voting systems in use in a wide variety of counties scattered throughout the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Hawaii, Colorado and Ohio. As reported in the New York Times, “At polling […]

    October 30, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  6. The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) meets Martiniquan Counterparts – “Association Bien Vieillir, Sainte Marie”

    The Barbados Association of Retired Persons (BARP) recently met with a like minded group who were visiting from the island of Martinique. 27 members of the Association Bien Vieillir, Sainte Marie (Association for Aging Well – Sainte Marie) invited BARP representatives to afternoon tea at the Barbados Beach Village Hotel in St. James. Bien Vieillir […]

    October 30, 2012Agriculture, CultureNo comments
  7. Seaborne Airlines to Increase Capacity to the USVI: Salutes the Government Retirement System of the Virgin Islands

    Seaborne Airlines, the regional carrier based in St. Croix, USVI, today announced its capacity plans to and from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) for Spring, 2013 and beyond. Starting in February 2013 Seaborne plans to introduce new equipment to the USVI on select flights – the 34-seat Saab turboprop – to both Cyril E. King […]

    October 30, 2012Political, TravelNo comments
  8. Pan-American Life Insurance Group Strengthens Corporate Finance Team with Five New Appointments

    Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the appointment of five executives to the Group’s finance team. David Demmon has joined PALIG as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer; Alywin Fruge has come to PALIG as Vice President of Internal Audit […]

    October 30, 2012Business, EventsNo comments
  9. Paran Sounds releases SOCA compilation album for Montserrat’s 50th Festival

    SOCA KISS a compilation album with an eclectic mix of groovy and up-tempo tracks has been released by Paran Sounds the Montserratian owned and operated music production company/indie label based in New York. The album featuring ten different soca artistes is being released as part of celebration for Montserrat’s 50th Annual Festival taking place in […]

    October 30, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  10. Windward Islands Emergency Medical Services (WIEMS) conducts training for SXM’s Airport Staff on CPR

    Staff of the Princess Juliana International Airport operating company (PJIAE), just commenced a three-day CPR AED Certification Course which is specially designed for them and conducted by the Windward Islands Emergency Medical Services (WIEMS). Participants will learn how and when to use CPR and Automated External Defibrillators or AEDs. The newly acquired AEDs are being […]

    October 30, 2012Education, HealthNo comments
  11. St Kitts’ voting-time; “The People’s Pulse” by T. C. Phipps-Benjamin

    Historians deem the events of 1993 in the independent capital city of Basseterre, St. Kitts inevitable. It was the year when political parties on St. Kitts would come to a head following an election that put the constitution of the federation under the proverbial microscope. As far as supporters of the Labour Party were concerned, […]

    October 30, 2012Editorial, Political2 comments
  12. NEW BARBADIAN VLOG: Neil’s World [1.04] – Paula’s Questions

    “Yo peeps. Decided to answer a viewer’s [Paula] questions. Thought they were interesting & wanted to answer them…”

    October 30, 2012Events, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Deadpool Does San Diego Comic-Con: Will they ever live it down? NSFW

    Catch the highlights of Deadpool at San Diego Comic-Con 2012 where he announced his own video game, coming in 2013!

    October 30, 2012Events, Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. “Dangerous Liaisons” – Chinese Movie HD (2012)

    Cast: Ziyi Zhang Director: Jin-ho Hur Producer(s): Xia Zhang  Wei Ming Chen Writer: Choderlos de Laclos  Geling Yan Editor: Na-young Nam Cinematographer: Byung-seo Kim Composer: Sung-woo Jo

    October 30, 2012Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “Quartet” #1 (2012) – Directed by Dustin Hoffman: (Unofficial Hogwarts Reunion) HD

    At a home for retired opera singers, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents

    October 30, 2012Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “Delhi Safari” (2012) – Vanessa Williams, Cary Elwes: Animation HD

    Along the way they meet a motley crew of jungle friends from the Bee Commander (Cary Elwes), the Pigeon (Christopher Lloyd), to the singing Flamingos (Jane Lynch and Jason Alexander). Their mission is simple, once in Delhi they will ask the government some very simple questions – why has man become the most dangerous animal? […]

    October 30, 2012Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Dishonorable Mention of Chefette’s Facebook Meme contest: Pizza of Inclusion

    An apocryphal encounter when Digicel launched their 4G Network at Hilton Barbados late last year…

    October 30, 2012Agriculture, Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Dishonorable Mention of Chefette’s Facebook Meme contest: Game of Bones: Win or Fry October 30, 2012Agriculture, Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Dishonorable Mention of Chefette’s Facebook Meme contest: Undercover Roti? October 30, 2012Agriculture, Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Wrestling & Submission, grappling, catch – Wrestling Championship 2012

    WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP Olympic Freestyle & Catch wrestling /Grappling 16 DECEMBER 2012 1.00 P.M. at WILDEY GYMNASIUM

    October 30, 2012Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. “My Name is Bim!” In celebration of all things Bajan: Limegrove Bar & Zoola Cafe until 9 PM! ADMISSION: FREE!

    Hosted by SUNROKK & RHY MINISTER Feat. AZMAN & THE KOLLECTIVE THEME: My Name is Bim! In celebration of all things Bajan ADMISSION: FREE! DRESS in BLUE, GOLD or BLACK for 10% DISCOUNT on your DRINKS and BOOK GIVEAWAYS! FOOD on sale at the Limegrove Bar & Zoola Cafe until 9 p.m.! DRINKS on sale […]

    October 30, 2012Books, Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Another busy yet tragic weekend for Bajan Police – Road fatality & Shooting offences

    ROAD FATALITY 1. A two vehicle collision resulting in a fatality occurred about 5.30 pm on Saturday 27 October, 2012, at the junction of Welchman Hall Main Road and 2nd Avenue Welchman Hall, St. Thomas. The deceased is Patrick Thompson, 47 years of Isolation Road, Belleplaine, St. Andrew. At the time Thompson was driving a motorcycle […]

    October 29, 2012Controversy, CrimeNo comments
  23. First Bajan Family Film “Chrissy” premieres November 5th

    Yet another local film production hits the Barbadian silver screen in November 2012. The producers of the successful “HUSH” movie series “Step by Step” are now releasing the first ever Bajan Family Film entitled “CHRISSY” “Chrissy” Combines young talent of stars Makalah Harrison and Cara O’Donnell with veterans Mac Fingall, Sophia Thomas and Peter Boyce […]

    October 29, 2012Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Barbados’ fight against White Collar Crime part of a $1 million+ boost from the Bridgetown US Embassy

    Many constables in Bermuda’s force hail from Barbados, they’re in search of better pay and conditions for the dangers they endure; both Brades and Port Of Spain sought Canadians as their senior ranking officers recently, while Turks & Caicos police force can appear almost like the French Foreign Legion for some… Combine this with both […]

    October 28, 2012Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “No right to pass by on the other side: Kofi Annan and the UN” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    “The Security Council took no responsibility for the situation in Rwanda and the growing number of lives lost, and its key members flatly denied the notion that a genocide was taking place”. That is how Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General summed up the attitude of the UN Security Council – the world’s most […]

    October 28, 2012Books, PoliticalNo comments