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  1. Barbados Port Inc Host a Post Valentine’s After-work Lime for staff

    Staff of Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) did not let February pass without showing the spirit of Valentine. This year they were able to demonstrate their passion for the season in poetry and in song at BPI’s Post Valentine after work lime held at the company’s Sports and Cultural Club. According to event organiser, Meshell Rawlins of the […]

    February 28, 2013Games, SailingNo comments
  2. CIBC FirstCaribbean sponsors ophthalmology conference for second year running

    The sponsorship of a recent regional ophthalmology conference by CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, for the second year running, should go some way to enhance eye care for patients in Barbados and throughout the region as well as the training of medical students. This from Dr. Kim Jebodhsingh, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Conference Organiser of the Latest […]

    February 28, 2013Business, HealthNo comments

    Barbadian workers are being reminded that the best arsenal to stay ahead of the competition is not by lowering prices, but through improved productivity. Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Delisle Worrell, made this observation while addressing the opening ceremony for A Week of Excellence at the Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados. He spoke […]

    February 28, 2013Business, PoliticalNo comments
  4. New Barbadian Fantasy: “And Sometimes They Fly” by Robert Edison Sandiford

    And Sometimes They Fly expands on Robert Edison Sandiford’s tradition of telling “real stories about the Caribbean,” often by way of Canada. As enchanted by the legends of the Diaspora’s folklore as Nalo Hopkinson, as curious about the nature of human courage as C.S. Lewis, his first novel is a comic-book-flavoured quest story that asks: […]

    February 28, 2013Books1 comment
  5. SXM Sponsors First Aviation Photo Contest in Caribbean: Photographers from among others, Canada, Belgium, Netherlands & St. Maarten participating

    “This is part of our year-long celebration of the 70th anniversary of the airport,” said Robert Brown, Special Projects Coordinator of PJIAE, the operating company of SXM Airport. At a press conference at the airport recently, Brown said the competition offered a great opportunity for Public Relations for the island and the airport. “It is […]

    February 28, 2013Games, TravelNo comments
  6. A LI’L BIT OF BIM, Sunday 26th May 2013: UK-Barbadian family Cultural Funday

    Concession Spaces for Food, Arts & Crafts, Business opportunities and Sponsors Coaches from all over England, Dancing all day in Ballroom Road Tennis, Rounders, Cricket, Face Painting, Bouncy Castles etc And starting at 5:00 pm the big musical finale with featured Bajan artistes Come and enjoy your day with Family and Friends the BAJAN way!

    February 28, 2013Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. UK-Barbadian family Cultural Funday: A LI’L BIT OF BIM, Sunday 26th May 2013

    Win two tickets to Barbados by registering at Barbados Family and friends, Competition finishes in June Starts at 11.00 am and finishes at 9:00 pm Come and enjoy your day with Family and Friends the BAJAN way

    February 28, 2013Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. “Getting Cities Right” By Mahmoud Mohieldin & Zoubida Allaoua – Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2013

    The developing world is experiencing rapid urbanization, with the number of city dwellers set to reach four billion in 2030 – double its 2000 level. But unplanned and uncoordinated urban development is risky, threatening to replace migrants’ hopes for a better life with unsanitary living conditions, joblessness, and high exposure to natural disasters. In many […]

    February 28, 2013Business, EditorialNo comments
  9. Prime Minister of Curacao to Address Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit

    Daniel Hodge, the Prime Minister of Curacao is set to address Defence IQ’s Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit (CABSEC) on the 12 – 14 March 2013 in Curacao. The participants, including ambassadors, defence ministers, senior government officials, chiefs of navies, defence staff and coast guards involved in regional and hemispheric security, will […]

    February 28, 2013Political, TravelNo comments
  10. Sci-Fi Time-Travel Webseries from Barbadian Creator Challenges Distribution Model with Theatrical Tour

    Out of Time, a science-fiction action/drama online series, follows everyman Chris Allman who travels through time, desperately trying to save his girlfriend Sara from dying, while battling the evil Sosumi corporation who have an implant in Chris’ head and will do anything to get their technology back. From Barbados-born writer/director Rodney V. Smith (Dominion), the […]

    February 28, 2013Cinema, TechnologyNo comments
  11. Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 – Jurassic Park meets Willy Wonka?

    It’s always been Flint’s dream to be recognized as a great inventor, but everything changes when he discovers that his most infamous machine – which turns water into food – is still operating and is now creating mutant food beasts. With the fate of humanity in his hands, Flint and his friends must embark on […]

    February 28, 2013Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Visual Melodrama? Upside Down – In theaters: 15th March 2013

    Kirsten Dunst (Spider-Man, Melancholia) and Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas, Across the Universe) star in Upside Down, an interplanetary dystopian romance about a young man’s search for the long-lost girl of his dreams. Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Juan Solanas and set in twinned worlds with opposite gravities, the film puts an eye-popping, original twist […]

    February 28, 2013Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Entrepreneurs Anonymous – Dereck Foster: How do you become your own boss? February 28, 2013Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Colombian Emeralds’ Lauren G Adams’ Bamboo Collection sizzles at Waterfront Café, Bridgetown, Barbados!

    The Waterfront Café was jumping over the weekend between Colombian Emeralds, Wine World & Martindale’s Lingerie… Teshia Hinds of CBC tv emceed their Valentine’s Fashion show at Cavan’s Lane, as Barbados’ most avant-garde jeweller showcased Lauren G Adams accessories for outfits both in and out of the boudoir! “The signature look of Lauren G Adams […]

    February 27, 2013Fashion, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Managing Director/Country Manager? Career Opportunity!

    Please apply in writing by mail before March 1st, 2013.

    February 27, 2013Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. LIME To Sponsor True Blue 6v6 Soccer Tournament – March 16th, 2013, Miramar Florida

    The 9th Annual True Blue Weekend will take place March 15th-17th, 2013. The 3-day event is hosted by The St. George’s College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. (STGCOBAFL) and The Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida, Inc. (JCOBAFL). “By supporting True Blue Weekend, we are supporting the development of young people in Jamaica- […]

    February 27, 2013Football, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Elain Joy Robinson, 29 year old Jamaican national was arrested and charged on the 2013-02-23, that she on 2013-02-22 committed the following offences while at the G.A.I.A.: a. possession a controlled drug, to whit, cannabis. b. possession with intent to supply. c. trafficking. d. Importation. On the 23rd February 2013, she appeared at the District […]

    February 26, 2013CrimeNo comments
  18. 2013 Crime Stoppers International Conference – Progress Report

    The 34th Annual Crime Stoppers International Conference will be held in Barbados from September 29th – October 2nd 2013. The Conference theme of “Re-inventing for the Future” is most pertinent and relevant in the life of our Crime Stoppers movement globally, and with this in mind, an invitation is being extended to ALL Crime Stoppers […]

    February 26, 2013Crime, TravelNo comments
  19. Accident with injuries at Cane Garden

    Police are investigating an accident with injuries which occurred at Cane Garden Road, St. Thomas about 08:00 this morning. A mass casualty call out was instituted, where 27 persons complained of injuries. The accident involved a motor omnibus belonging to the Transport Board and driven by Seymour Harrison, 34 years old; while the Garbage truck […]

    February 26, 2013CrimeNo comments
  20. Urban Masala Offers Metropolitan Style

    New York Fashion Week represents a melting pot of conceptual fashion ideas shared not only in a country of mixed cultures, but the city itself has profoundly mixed cultural roots. This is why the fashion line Urban Masala is so apropos for metropolitan markets such as New York. The Designer, Sehar Peerzada  (see below image) […]

    February 26, 2013FashionNo comments
  21. “An IMF lead in Jamaica: Will other Caribbean countries have to follow?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Jamaica’s harsh experience with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to get a new $750 million loan, signals equally harsh conditions for many Caribbean countries in the not too distant future. The burden of the tough conditions placed on Jamaica by the IMF falls entirely on the Jamaican people and Jamaican businesses. Under a National Debt […]

    February 26, 2013Business, EditorialNo comments
  22. 2013 All Girls/Co-Ed Schools Alumni Penalty Kick-off: 16th March 2013 at Miramar, Florida under care of Western Union/Grace Kennedy

    The 9th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup Match on March 16th, 2013 will feature the All Girls Alumni Penalty Kick-off sponsored by Western Union/Grace Kennedy Remittance Services. This is the fifth year Western Union/Grace Kennedy Remittance Services has sponsored this popular event. Participating schools will have the opportunity to win two cash prizes: A $100 cash […]

    February 26, 2013FootballNo comments
  23. “Reflections on General Elections 2013” Unity Bar Lunchtime Lecture, 1st March 2013

    The next lecture in the Unity Bar Lunchtime Lecture series will be given Friday 1st March 2013 by Fmr. MP & Ret’d Trade Unionist “Bobby” Morris at the “Errol Barrow Gallery“, DLP Headquarters, ‘Kennington’, George Street, Belleville, St. Michael As usual lunch will be served from 12.30 pm and the lecture will start at 1.00 […]

    February 26, 2013Events, PoliticalNo comments
  24. The Bridgetown Port recently welcomed its 10th visit from a cruise ship

    Officials from Barbados Port Inc. and other specially invited guests, including the US Embassy, Barbados Tourism Authority, Barbados Manufacturers’ Association, Bridgetown Cruise Terminal, Platinum Port Agency and Foster & Ince Cruise Services, welcomed the Carnival Valor to the shores of Barbados at a reception that included the traditional exchanging of plaques. The Valor, an impressive […]

    February 26, 2013SailingNo comments

    Writers Ink will be resuming Saturday afternoon readings at the Waterfront Cafe on Saturday 9th March from 5-7 pm. They’ll be reading from their new work. Don’t forget to bring some of your own work for the open-mic session; looking forward to seeing you again!

    February 26, 2013Books, Photo GalleryNo comments