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  1. BRITISH NAT’L HELD IN-TRANSIT AT G.A.I.A – PAYS FINE & PLACED WITH IMMIGRATION

    Nicholas Martin Deric 59 years of #4001 Northwest 130th Avenue, Ocala, Florida, was arrested at the Grantley Adams Airport and charged with the following offences. • Possession of Cannabis • Importation of Cannabis • Attempt to Export Cannabis Nicholas Deric a British National arrived in Barbados on the 28th June, 2013 about 12:30 hours on […]

    June 30, 2013CrimeNo comments
  2. AMMBCON Conference set to position T&T as a major music business hub

    Trinidad and Tobago based entertainment management group Ask Promotions will be undertaking the 2013 Artiste Management Music Business Conference (AMMBCON) from August 14th -17th 2013. This particular music business conference is targeted at various stakeholders in the local and Caribbean industry i.e. recording and performing artistes, entertainment managers, music producers, songwriters, publishers and labels. The […]

    June 30, 2013Business, MusicNo comments
  3. Vernetta Williams is Montserrat’s Teacher of the Year

    Vernetta Williams was named Teacher of the Year at the Annual Teacher and Student Awards for 2012/13 at the Montserrat Cultural Centre. Mrs Williams has been a teacher since 1975 and has served at schools across Montserrat, spending the last 19 years with the St. Augustine Primary School. Noticeably surprised when her name was called, […]

    June 30, 2013Culture, EducationNo comments
  4. Mount Gay Rum celebrates 310th anniversary with national sweepstakes

    Pedro Jordan, James Norris, Anderson Barker and Romel Stuart had 310 reasons to smile this week after they were announced as winners in Mount Gay Rum’s 310 Sweepstakes promotion, an ongoing celebration that commemorates the 310th anniversary of the world’s oldest rum. Jordan walked away with a Samsung Galaxy SIII smartphone, compliments Digicel; Norris a […]

    June 30, 2013Agriculture, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Lizzy Lizard by Robin Boasman, an adventure in making new friends in St. Martin

    Lizzy Lizard by Robin Boasman is a “darling contribution to the children’s literature of the Caribbean,” said Jamie Alleyne, a learning and child development consultant in Dominica. St. Martin’s newest storybook is now available at Shipwreck, Van Dorp, Amazon.com and other bookstores, said Jacqueline Sample of HNP, the book’s publisher. In Lizzy Lizard, little Lizzy […]

    June 30, 2013Books, EducationNo comments
  6. BIG SHOW CROP OVER CALYPSO “TENT” WITH BRYDENSTOKES LTD ONCE MORE

    For the third year running, Brydenstokes Ltd. and the Big Show plan to be a winning combination in the quest for Calypso Monarchy this Crop Over. The sponsorship was announced at a short presentation at the offices of Brydenstokes Ltd. on Barbarees Hill when they handed over the cheque to Tent officials Merle Niles and […]

    June 30, 2013Agriculture, MusicNo comments
  7. Sir Shridath Ramphal receives Commonwealth Life Time Achievement Award 2013

    The Caribbean’s Sir Shridath Ramphal, Commonwealth Secretary-General from 1975 to 1990, has received the Commonwealth Life Time Achievement Award 2013 at a Gala Ceremony in London on Thursday June 27. Guyana-born, Sir Shridath, is the second recipient of the award which was bestowed on the legendary Nelson Mandela last year. Organised by Nexus Strategic Partnerships, […]

    June 30, 2013Political, TravelNo comments
  8. DIGICEL GROUP RECORDS 8% REVENUE GROWTH IN ITS FULL YEAR RESULTS

    Digicel Group – which operates in 30 markets throughout the Caribbean, El Salvador and the South Pacific – reported revenues of US$2.78 billion which represents an 8% year on year increase in revenues. EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) was up 11% year on year to US$1.2 billion for the full year with […]

    June 30, 2013Business, TechnologyNo comments
  9. “Dealin’ with Idiots” Baseball Nightmare (2013) – Jeff Garlin Movie HD June 30, 2013Oddity, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “Escape Plan” Action-Film by Geritol? (HD) Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sylvester Stallone grunt their way out of Prison…

    Director: Mikael Håfström Writers: Miles Chapman (screenplay), Jason Keller (screenplay) Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Vincent D’Onofrio & 50¢

    June 30, 2013Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Barbados needs to have Parking Laws #2: “Mentally Handicapped (sic)” using Disabled spot at Carlton & A1 June 30, 2013Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Barbados needs to have Parking Laws #1: “Mentally Handicapped (sic)” using Disabled spot at Carlton & A1

    If you are the driver and you can PROVE you are indeed disabled, I will not only delete this, but publicly apologise!

    June 30, 2013Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. British TV series wants to follow Barbadian Party Lifestyle – Anyone interested?

    Just got this eMail a few days ago, only just got a chance to put it up… Hi, I hope you don’t mind me getting in touch, I am writing from Maverick Television, a British production company as we are working on a new light-hearted travel entertainment programme for UK broadcaster, ITV, which will see […]

    June 30, 2013Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  14. ‘Jobs’ where Ashton Kutcher becomes the iconic Entrepreneur, do we smell Oscar?

    Director: Joshua Michael Stern Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, J.K. Simmons

    June 30, 2013Controversy, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “Thanks For Sharing” Sex Addiction Comedy (2013) – P!nk, Gwyneth Paltrow & Mark Ruffalo Movie HD June 29, 2013Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. ‘Hell Baby’ set in New Orleans, from the creators of “Reno 911!”

    An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican’s elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby.

    June 29, 2013Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Freundel Stuart wants $400 million and to preserve Foreign Exchange – can Privatisation be far off?

    There was an Economic Consultation earlier this week, and lo & behold! Dr DeLisle Worrell suggests Barbados needs 300 million, Freundel up’s it 400, to make books right so as to avoid devaluation – this from a dude who in previous Quarterly Reviews is quick to tell you it is not his place to tell […]

    June 29, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Basseterre’s Police Commissioner Backs Down to SKN’s Main Opposition Party Leader

    He has always told supporters that he is not the type of man who loses in any kind of battle, especially political scuffles, and on Wednesday 26th June, 2013, the Political Leader of the opposition People’s Action Movement (PAM), Shawn Richards lived up to his words. And his message to the Police Commissioner and Prime […]

    June 29, 2013Crime, PoliticalNo comments
  19. (NEW) 28 year old man continues to be Missing; 89 year old Recovered

    Police in Barbados are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Ervin Marquis 28 years of Reid Gap, The Garden, St. James. Description He was last seen by Sylvester Blackman and his son Jason of the said address between 10:00 hrs and 10:30 hrs on 2013-06-24 at Reid Gap, St. James. At the time he was wearing […]

    June 29, 2013CrimeNo comments
  20. Biggest political demonstration in St. Kitts in over 40 years

    On 11th December, 2012, four elected parliamentarians in the country’s National Assembly, namely Shawn Richards, Eugene Hamilton (of the People’s Action Movement, PAM), Mark Brantley and Vance Amory (of the Concerned Citizens Movement, CCM), filed a motion of no confidence in Douglas. The 4 Opposition parliamentarians were joined by two Senior Government Ministers, former Deputy […]

    June 29, 2013Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Springer Memorial, Queen’s College take part in Scotiabank International High School 4×100 Relay Championship at the Toronto International Track & Field Games

    Scotiabank congratulates the Springer Memorial and Queen’s College relay teams on their participation in the Scotiabank International High School 4×100 Relay Championship at the Toronto International Track and Field Games; Springer Memorial’s team placed 6th in the girls’ schools relay in a time of 48:40 while the Queen’s College boys placed 7th with a time […]

    June 29, 2013AthleticsNo comments
  22. Beacon Insurance sponsors another Festival of Speed at BUSHY PARK RACING CIRCUIT

    All roads will lead to the Bushy Park raceway in St. Philip on Sunday June 30 for the Beacon Insurance- sponsored race meeting of the Barbados Auto Racing League. This Sunday’s event will be the final racing event to be held at the 1/8 of a mile circuit in its present configuration. An exciting card […]

    June 29, 2013RallyNo comments
  23. Get your early bird tickets today – AnimeKon 2013: On Sale Now At A Special Rate! June 29, 2013Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Sol continues sponsorship of local motorsport with ‘June Rally’

    Sol has once again reaffirmed its commitment to local motorsport through the sponsorship of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest running event – the Sol Go Further June Safari Rally, affectionately known in wider circles as the ‘June Rally‘. Sol has renewed its partnership with the BRC to host the 57th edition of the Caribbean’s […]

    June 27, 2013RallyNo comments
  25. Major shakeup in Dominican Republic’s Police and DNCD

    Santo Domingo has a new chief of Police, Major General Manuel Castro Castillo it appears he is highly regarded for his knowledge and professionalism. Since the change of government, there had been speculation that Castro Castillo would be appointed. At the time of his nomination, he was Police Regional Director for the East and was […]

    June 27, 2013Crime, PoliticalNo comments