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  1. Santo Domingo pledges a new friendly police force on the way

    The Minister of Interior and Police, Jose Ramon Fadul (Monchy) says that President Danilo Medina wants the new Police force to be less repressive and more community orientated and that the commission appointed to draw up plans to reform the Police needs to demonstrate how they will restore the order which Dominican society is demanding. […]

    November 30, 2012Crime, EducationNo comments
  2. DIGICEL AND HUAWEI LAUNCH BEST VALUE TABLET FOR BARBADIAN CUSTOMERS

    Digicel, in partnership with Huawei Technologies, has announced the launch of the new Huawei Media Pad 7 Lite, set to become the best value tablet on the market. Retailing at Bds $699 the sleek and efficient Huawei Media Pad is a product of the partnership between Digicel and Huawei, which will give Barbadian customers access […]

    November 30, 2012Business, TechnologyNo comments
  3. Petrotechnics Announces Major Partnership with the University of Trinidad and Tobago

    Petrotechnics, the global leader in transforming frontline performance and improving operational risk in the energy industry, has announced a partnership with the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) to create sustainable safety training solutions for offshore workers in the region. It is believed that by enabling local accredited safety training instructors, UTT could help operators […]

    November 30, 2012Education, TechnologyNo comments
  4. Princess Juliana International Airport Supports Awareness Week for the Physically Challenged and Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

    The Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company NV (PJIAE) fully supports the ongoing Awareness Week for the Physically Challenged and the international Wheelchair Tennis Tournament organized by the Committee Be Able, set up by Top Promotions Foundation. The Awareness Week which began in St Maarten on November 23 and ends December 2, 2012, features several […]

    November 30, 2012Sports, TravelNo comments
  5. DIGICEL BARBADOS OPENS THE FIRST SOCIAL MEDIA STORE IN THE CARIBBEAN AT COLONNADE MALL

    Digicel (Barbados) Limited is once again showing it’s cutting edge character by opening the Caribbean’s first Social Media store. Located within the telecommunications provider’s flagship store in the Colonnade Mall, Bridgetown, St. Michael, the Digicel “Social Store” rewards Digicel’s loyal customers and is part of a strategy to use social media to engage with the […]

    November 30, 2012Business, TechnologyNo comments
  6. Vauxhall Primary School students better equipped for learning through CIBC FirstCaribbean initiative

    Over 25 students at the Vauxhall Primary School in Christ Church are better able to concentrate on their school work after the establishment and launch of a breakfast programme at the school thanks to the initiative taken by staff from the Sheraton Centre branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank. The staff reached out to Vauxhall […]

    November 30, 2012EducationNo comments
  7. Light & Power Holdings Ltd. of Barbados takes steps to acquire interest in Dominica Electricity Services Ltd. (DOMLEC)

    Light & Power Holdings Ltd. of Barbados has signed a letter of intent to acquire controlling interest in Dominica Electricity Services Ltd. (DOMLEC) from WRB Enterprises Inc. of Tampa, Florida. DOMLEC is the sole electric utility for the Commonwealth of Dominica, serving 34,000 customers. WRB owns 52% of DOMLEC, with 21% held by Dominica Social […]

    November 30, 2012Business, TechnologyNo comments
  8. 2012 INDEPENDENCE DAY HONOURS LIST – CHIEF JUSTICE KNIGHTED, PLEASE DO NOT LET FAME SPOIL YOU?

    KNIGHT OF ST. ANDREW For extraordinary and outstanding achievement and merit in service to Barbados or to humanity at large. THE HON. SIR MARSTON CREIGHTON DaCOSTA GIBSON, K.A., was born on March 3, 1954 and was educated at St. Matthias School, Boys’ Foundation and Harrison College. He pursued legal studies at the Cave Hill Campus […]

    November 30, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  9. INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE 2012 – From the Congress of Trade Unions & Staff Associations of Barbados

    The celebration of the nation’s 46th anniversary of independence, presents another opportunity for reflection on the struggles that have been championed, as it emerged from the dark ages of a slave society, and transitioned from a colony under British rule to an independent state. In looking beyond the past and into the future, Barbadians should […]

    November 30, 2012Business, PoliticalNo comments
  10. BARBADOS INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE FROM – FREUNDEL STUART, Q.C., M.P. PRIME MINISTER

    Fellow Barbadians, I am pleased to greet you once again as, both at home and abroad, we celebrate the 46th Anniversary of our Independence. We thank Almighty God for the many blessings so richly bestowed upon us and for bringing us safely to yet another year of celebration. Reflection on the pursuit and achievement of […]

    November 30, 2012Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Richmond Gap 02/12/2012 where almost the entire Cabinet of Barbados will help you celebrate Independence… November 29, 2012Culture, Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Any truth to Barbados Leadership asleep? I’ll drink to that! Happy 46th Independence… November 29, 2012Cartoons, Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  13. In Barbados Parliament, expecting all sides to apologise is like pulling teeth… November 29, 2012Cartoons, Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  14. Classical Concert at Sunset in Bridgetown – Roman Rudnytsky, pianist at FCH on Dec. 3rd from 6:00 pm November 27, 2012Events, Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. DIGICEL OPTIMISTIC ABOUT BLACKBERRY’S FORTUNES AHEAD OF RIM’S BLACKBERRY 10 LAUNCH

    With the much anticipated launch of Blackberry 10 (BB10) by Research In Motion (RIM), Digicel is optimistic about the resurgence of the brand following the decline seen in recent years, in conjunction with the rise of other mobile devices and platforms such as Android. According to a recent Bloomberg news report, shares in RIM surged […]

    November 26, 2012BusinessNo comments
  16. ST JOSEPH MAN CHARGED FOR JUST UNDER $1.5 MILLION IN CANNABIS

    Fabian Adamson 33 years of Hillswick Village, St. Joseph was arrested and charged for: nine packages of drugs; suspected to be Cannabis,weighing 624.4 lbs, valued $1,324,800.oo, which were landed at Glenburnie, St. John on 2012-11-23. 1. Possession; 2. Possession with intent to supply; 3. Trafficking. He was remanded to H.M.P Dodds, until 2012-12-18. Stephen Griffith […]

    November 26, 2012CrimeNo comments
  17. Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry wish Government will fast-track Diabetic Foodstuffs

    Barbadians have been awaiting a revised basket of goods since February 2011, where have negotiations evolved? We asked President of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry Lalu Vaswani (who took over from Immediate Past President, Andy Armstrong, who spearheaded negotiations in what is almost a year ago) and Mr Vaswani indicated he’d like to see a […]

    November 26, 2012Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. NEW POLICE FINGERPRINT SYSTEM HELPS KITTITIAN OFFICERS TO SECURE JUSTICE

    The recently installed Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) is proving to be a useful tool for St Kitts & Nevis in securing justice for victims of crime. Police sources told SKNIS that since AFIS was employed last month, a positive match has been made which links an individual to a crime that is currently being […]

    November 26, 2012Crime, TechnologyNo comments
  19. Dr. Rhoda Arrindell co-authors chapters in new book on ‘creole languages’

    Leading St. Martin linguist Dr. Rhoda Arrindell has co-authored two chapters in a new book of scientific studies about how various historically new Caribbean, Pacific, and Houma-French languages originated. The Amsterdam-based John Benjamins Publishing Company published Agency in the Emergence of Creole Languages (2012), edited by Dr. Nicholas Faraclas. The first chapter of the book […]

    November 26, 2012Education, TravelNo comments
  20. What & When is 1 + 12? Mojo’s 13th Anniversary on 1st December, Worthing is the sexy place to be!

    The gang at Mojo’s are showing their appreciation for patronage both near & far by giving Barbadians & visitors a night filled with freebies and giveaways – make sure you come early to get in on the action!

    November 26, 2012Agriculture, Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Round-up of Major Weed in Rural parishes: Barbados cops net a haul over 1,500 Ganja plants

    A joint Drug Squad, Marine, S.S.U, B.D.F, and R.S.S operation was conducted on the 24th November, 2012 across the parishes of St. Thomas, St. Joseph, St. James and St. Andrew. This exercise resulted in the seizure of, one thousand six hundred and sixty-eight (1668) cannabis plants. Investigations have started with respect to the seizure of […]

    November 26, 2012CrimeNo comments
  22. Wishes continue to come true for seriously-ill children of Barbados through CIBC Reinsurance Company support of Precious Touch Foundation

    A seriously-ill five-year old boy dreams of flying in an airplane. He and other children with life-threatening medical conditions will have their wishes granted through the Precious Touch Foundation Inc., an organisation set up to fulfill the special wishes of such children. The president and several directors of the Foundation recently sat down with members of CIBC […]

    November 26, 2012BusinessNo comments
  23. Caribbean Investors to hear from PM of Bahamas: “Strengthening our Foundation, Expanding our Reach”

    A meeting of the Caribbean’s Investment Promotion Agencies (IPA’s) is scheduled to take place on November 27-28, 2012 in the Bahamas. Entitled “Strengthening our Foundation, Expanding our Reach” the two-day conference will explore strategic approaches for increased collaboration between investment promotion agencies within the framework of a Caribbean Association of Investment Promotions Agencies (CAIPA). Site […]

    November 26, 2012Business, PoliticalNo comments
  24. Slow Food’s Farm-to-Table Barbados dinner series creating stronger linkage between local farms, consumers & restaurateurs

    On the eve of the third annual Food, Wine and Rum Festival, Slow Food Barbados launched its very own culinary event at the trendy Cin Cin By The Sea to signal a shift in thinking as it relates to the local agricultural and culinary sectors. The guests of the sold-out event including Minister of Tourism […]

    November 26, 2012Agriculture, EventsNo comments
  25. World War II-era postcard sent in 1943 to one pair of sisters, makes it to another set of siblings 89 years later

    A postcard mailed nearly seven decades ago finally arrived at its destination last week, landing in the mailbox of an upstate New York home. “It was delivered in mint condition. We were so shocked,” the home’s current resident Laura Rundell told the Star-Gazette, calling the note “a treasure.” The card, dated July 4, 1943, was […]

    November 26, 2012OddityNo comments