1. Suspected drowning at Sam Lords & accident on ABC Highway

    The R.B.P.F. is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Ashantio Ajahani Sealy, 35 years of Well House, St. Philip. SERIOUS ACCIDENT on ABC H’way On Sunday December 30, 2012, an accident involving two motorcycles occurred about 4.30 pm on the Barrow Section of the ABC Highway near to the Clyde Walcott Roundabout resulting in […]

    December 31, 2012CrimeNo comments
  2. Road fatality, Murder in St Lucy & Appeal for safe driving

    Man murdered in St Lucy Detectives assigned to the Northern Division are investigating the unnatural death of Camale Llamar Broomes, 21 years of Crab Hill #2, Crab Hill, St. Lucy, which occurred sometime after 2 am on Sunday, December 30, 2012, at the same address. The victim was at the time walking in the area […]

    December 30, 2012Crime1 comment

    Two Barbadian chief justices will take to the stage during the NANIKI CARIBBEAN JAZZ SAFARI 2013 to honour Barbados-based jazz luminary Edwin “Ebe” Gilkes for his indelible contribution to the Caribbean jazz movement. Former chief justice Sir David Simmons and the sitting chief justice Sir Marston Gibson, both of whom are musicians in their own […]

    December 30, 2012Events, MusicNo comments
  4. The ANNU Institute for Human Development’s COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DAY WAS A SUCCESS

    The ANNU Institute for Human Development and HOPE for Children and many community based organisations, are pushing for December 28th to be recognised as National Community Development Day; a day recognised for community building. This will help build strong vibrant and cohesive communities through collaborative, locally driven initiatives. It will encourage and develop a sense […]

    December 30, 2012Martial ArtsNo comments
  5. Alexandra Secondary Crisis handled – Barbadians remain outraged, what next? Gladiator games?

    A MAN and his son were once going with their Donkey to market. As they were walking along by its side a countryman passed them and said: “You fools, what is a Donkey for but to ride upon?” So the Man put the Boy on the Donkey and they went on their way. But soon […]

    December 30, 2012Editorial, EducationNo comments
  6. (ST. LUCIA) “Bureaucratic elites have blown it!” By Melanius Alphonse

    Were they alive in Saint Lucia today, both Confucius and John Maynard Keynes would have extreme difficulty understanding our parliamentary representatives and the external powers they serve. What mindset could determine in a nearly dead economy to raise taxes by 15%,through the implementation of VAT, property taxes, service taxes, and input taxes on raw materials, […]

    December 29, 2012Business, PoliticalNo comments
  7. “Brave New Cells?” By Donna Dickenson – Copyright: Project Syndicate/Institute for Human Sciences, 2012

    The United Kingdom’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has launched a public consultation to gauge attitudes toward controversial new medical procedures aimed at preventing the transmission of incurable diseases that result from mutations of cell structures called mitochondria. Supporters of such research are framing criticism of it as opposition to saving children’s lives and […]

    December 29, 2012Controversy, HealthNo comments
  8. Belize’s Electricity Rates Going Up By 17% – Barbados not alone?

    {EDITOR’S NOTE – We can only hope and pray before voting finally starts in Bim, that counterparts here don’t echo their cousins in Belmopan?} Belize’s PM said his Christmas Gift to Belize was the renegotiated Superbond – but the PUC’s new year’s gift is not quite as nice: it’s a 17% increase in electricity rates! […]

    December 29, 2012Business, TechnologyNo comments
  9. “RELATIONSHIPS with Sandy Daley” – Technology has robbed us of romance!

    To say that Facebook, the social networking site which now rules our lives, is here to stay would be an understatement. Our days and nights are spent snooping through our “Friends” list, or wanna be friends, peeking into the lives of 900 people whom we have never, and will never meet. Looking at pictures for […]

    December 29, 2012Culture, TechnologyNo comments

    During Christmas much attention is paid to providing toys to our nation’s children, particularly those who are disadvantaged, however, this year Digicel endeavoured to fulfill a greater need by giving the children of the Nightengale Children’s Home the gift of knowledge. On Christmas Eve, a team of persons from the telecommunications company visited the Black […]

    December 29, 2012Culture, EducationNo comments

    {EDITOR’S NOTE: I still think Pine Hill’s UHD is okay, but at the same time I do respect the right of entrepreneurs, so while PHD is attempting to bring around a profit they can appreciate – should it be at the expense of the very folk who help them out?} Love it. First OUR LOCAL […]

    December 29, 2012Agriculture, Business7 comments
  12. “Let My People Go!” French Gay Comedy (2013) – Nicolas Maury

    Scripted by director Mikael Buch and renowned arthouse auteur Christophe Honoré (Love Songs), Let My People Go! both celebrates and upends Jewish and gay stereotypes with wit, gusto and style to spare. The result is deeply heartwarming, fabulously kitschy and hysterically funny.

    December 29, 2012Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “Gangs of New York” 10th Anniversary – Dir. by Martin Scorsese, Fea. Daniel Day-Lewis Movie HD

    1863 – America was born in the streets. In this movie, we see Amsterdam Vallon returning to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin Bill the Butcher who murdered his father years ago. With an eager pickpocket by his side and a whole new army, Vallon fights his way […]

    December 29, 2012Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Visit “THE LANDS OF ICE AND FIRE” by George R.R. Martin

    George R. R. Martin’s beloved Song of Ice and Fire series, which started with A Game of Thrones, is bursting with a variety and richness of landscapes—from bitter tundra to arid wasteland and everything in between—that provide a sense of scale unrivaled in contemporary fantasy. Now this dazzling set of maps, featuring original artwork from […]

    December 29, 2012Books, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Spike “Malcolm X” Lee’s ‘Play Of The Day’ – “Django Unchained” Unraveled, see Christoph Waltz in Action

    So Spike Lee is in a hissy fit over “Django Unchained” from Quentin Tarantino, this is the same man whose portrayal of Hajj Malik El-Shabazz was called on to be boycotted by black viewers. This film from Tarantino, who had Pulp Fiction where black actors (apart from Jackson) had major roles and chunks of dialogue, […]

    December 29, 2012Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “Pain and Gain” (2013) – Dir. by Michael “Transformers” Bay, fea. Dwayne “Southland Park” Johnson & Mark “Ted” Wahlberg: Fitness & Robbery Movie HD

    First told in an article from the “Miami New Times,” “Pain and Gain“ will be directed by Bay and will star Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

    December 29, 2012Crime, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. “Saving General Yang” (2013) – Martial Arts History Movie HD

    The story of the Yang’s has been eulogized for hundreds of years in the Chinese society. It details the exploits of the Yang military family, recounting the unflinching loyalty of the Yang family heirs.

    December 29, 2012Cinema, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments

    Winston McDonald Walton, 38 years of #9 Bonaire Lane, Cave Hill, St. Michael was arrested and charged for the following offences which were committed at Montgomery Pasture, Cave, Hill, St. Michael: • Possession of a .9mm firearm without a licence • Possession of 19 rounds of ammunition without a permit and • Possession of cannabis […]

    December 29, 2012CrimeNo comments

    TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE REGIONAL AIR TRANSPORTATION SERVICE Built-in challenges Casual observers make facile comparisons between air transportation services in the Caribbean and elsewhere, without understanding the challenges that attach to Caribbean air transportation as a direct result of its history, geography and economy. If the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s membership is taken as the widest area, […]

    December 29, 2012Business, TravelNo comments
  20. BARBADOS GOES TO THE POLLS: Results of Non-Scientific Surveys at Bajan Reporter (LOL)!

    While there are many who see Polls on News websites as unofficial and therefore to be ignored… Nevertheless it can give an indication where the pulse of a given community is leaning towards – good, bad or indifferent. Recently Bajan Reporter carried a number of unofficial surveys on major and minor topics and while the polls are […]

    December 29, 2012RihannaNo comments
  21. “First peoples of the Caribbean still being ignored!” By Damon Gerard Corrie

    Dear Editor, I was pleased to see a documentary on the Lokono, Taino & Kalinago Amerindian Tribal Nations – the first peoples of the Caribbean on the CBC News in Barbados (23rd December 2012), and note that I deliberately said ‘peoples‘ and not ‘people‘, because under International Human Rights Laws each Amerindian tribe is a […]

    December 27, 2012Nature, TravelNo comments

    It could not have come at a better time for Alison Weekes, the week three winner of a Samsung 40 inch LCD Television in Digicel’s “Share A Smile” Christmas promotion. The Gall Hill, Christ Church resident could not believe her luck when she was informed that she had been drawn for the prize, noting that […]

    December 27, 2012Events, GamesNo comments
  23. Increased number of private jets at Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport) again in 2012

    “Every year there is an increase in requests to park private jets at Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport), and this year has seen even more than last year, unfortunately due to limited space, we can only accommodate so much and no more,” said Michel Hyman, Operations Manager of the airport. Explaining the visible increase […]

    December 27, 2012Business, TravelNo comments
  24. Macka Diamond Runs From Clash with Spice at Jamaica’s Sting Concert

    The much anticipated clash between Spice and Macka Diamond at this year’s Sting, failed to materialize last night after veteran artiste, Macka Diamond refused to clash, although present at the venue. Upon entering the Jamworld stage in St. Catherine, Spice quickly summoned Macka Diamond, however, after numerous calls the deejay failed to take the stage. […]

    December 27, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  25. Bermuda’s Chamber welcomes new PLP leader as Marc Bean & Senators officially appointed

    Upon receiving confirmation of Mr. Marc Bean’s successful run for Leader of the PLP, Bermuda Chamber of Commerce President Ronnie Viera issued the following statement: “On behalf of the members of the Chamber of Commerce, I wish to congratulate Mr. Marc Bean on his election to leader of the Progressive Labour Party. It is our […]

    December 27, 2012Political, TravelNo comments