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  1. New Attorney General of Turks and Caicos Islands has Barbadian Connections

    The newly-appointed Attorney General of the Turks and Caicos Islands is Rhondalee Braithwaite- Knowles, the daughter of a retired Barbadian Police Officer in the Turks and Caicos Islands, Pastor Frederick Braithwaite. Governor Peter Beckingham announced the appointment on Monday, 24 February 2014. Mr Braithwaite is originally from Drax Hall, St George, and is now pastoring […]

    February 27, 2014Political1 comment
  2. Caribbean Premier League provides US$105m boost to region 2013 cricket tournament boosts GDP in all six host countries

    Research carried out by Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), University of the West Indies, has found that the 2013 Caribbean Premier League (CPLT20) tournament generated a combined impact of US$105.6m across the region. CPL launched last year to sell-out crowds, with over 250,000 spectators attending matches across Antigua, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and […]

    February 27, 2014CricketNo comments
  3. Jamaican swallower P Hanson charged

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and charged Jamaican national, Patrick George Hanson, 46 years, for the offences of: Possession of 1 ½ lbs of cannabis Possession with intent to supply Trafficking; and Importation. Hanson appeared at the District B Magistrate Court on Wednesday 26th February 2014, and pleaded guilty to the offences. On the charges of […]

    February 27, 2014CrimeNo comments
  4. Trinidadian Carnival Historian to show rare calypso, pan clips at Carnival Film Series this weekend

    This weekend the trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is pleased to feature Carnival historian and researcher Ray Funk presenting rare historic film clips on calypso, pan and mas, at two events. These free presentations, part of the film festival’s Carnival Film Series, take place at San Fernando Hill and the NALIS Amphitheatre at the National Library […]

    February 27, 2014Cinema, TravelNo comments
  5. CARCIP calls for greater Caribbean Innovation: Paradigm Shift past due, whither region?

    Three Eastern Caribbean countries are benefitting from an infrastructure development thrust that could usher in a new era of technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship for the region. The initiative is part of the World Bank-funded Caribbean Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP), coordinated by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). A series of workshops rolling out in Saint Lucia, […]

    February 27, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  6. Charmed? Red Advertising tops Caribbean for the third year running: Hat-Trick!

    Red Advertising & Marketing Limited pulled off a never before seen feat when the local company completed a hat-trick at the 2014 American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards, beating almost 50 other companies from across the region including Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Curacao, Cayman Islands, and Belize. The first Caribbean agency to top […]

    February 27, 2014BusinessNo comments
  7. Caribbean countries prepare to strengthen HIV programmes through human rights

    Last week government and civil society representatives from eight Caribbean countries finalised country-specific strategies to strengthen their HIV programmes by making them more responsive to human rights. During a three day workshop hosted by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and supported by the Ford Foundation, country representatives discussed cultural, social and political […]

    February 27, 2014Health, TravelNo comments
  8. Launch of the book ‘Island Voices’ this Saturday (March 1st) at Waterfront Café

    Philip Nanton has made a name for himself as a performer of his own cast of characters from the imaginary island state of St Christopher and the Barracudas. Across the Caribbean and further afield, he has brought to life the voice of the irascible ‘Fish-head’ DeFreitas, Chief of Police, trying and failing to make his […]

    February 27, 2014BooksNo comments
  9. Brazilian company Odebrecht Purchasing 3500 BlackBerry 10 Smartphones for Operations in Brazil

    BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, and Odebrecht, a Brazilian organization with global presence with more than 190,000 employees and 41,5 billion dollars in revenues in 2012, announced today that Odebrecht will be purchasing 3,500 BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, a mix of BlackBerry® Z10 and BlackBerry® Q5 models during the first year of contract. The company […]

    February 27, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  10. Canadian Women’s Club of Trinidad and Tobago (CWC) Fete sizzles with sweet Soca

    The 2014 edition of the annual Canadian Women’s Club of Trinidad and Tobago (CWC) Fete unleashed a mix of local culinary delights and cultural talents for an amazing evening of enjoyment with the purpose of raising funds for several charities and worthy causes in T&T. The Maraval residence of the Canadian High Commissioner to Trinidad […]

    February 27, 2014Agriculture, MusicNo comments
  11. David Comissiong’s new book “Reasonings With The Youth” is available online

    The youth are the window through which the future enters the world, and it is important to nurture their minds and encourage progressive thinking and attitudes towards securing a brighter future. In this publication David Comissiong speaks to Barbadian and Caribbean youth through his provocative and challenging narrative which focuses on History, Pan-Africanism, Slavery, Culture […]

    February 27, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Open for business: Trinidad and Tobago’s Embassy in China

    The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the People’s Republic of China, Beijing was officially declared open Wednesday 26 February, 2014, by Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

    February 27, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Trinidad and Tobago Embassy in China opened for business

    The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the People’s Republic of China, Beijing was officially declared open Wednesday 26th February, 2014, by Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

    February 27, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  14. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY “Gamora” Character Trailer February 27, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Rick Mercer Report: Canada’s Fair Elections Act – Does Barbados need to beware as well? February 27, 2014Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. CAPTAIN AMERICA 2 : The Winter Soldier “Conspiracy” Featurette February 27, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Movie Mixology: Oscar Edition (2014) – The Wolf Of Wall Street “Money Maker Cocktail”

    Recipe: – martini glasses – lighter – 2 small plates – shaker – ice – shot glass for measurement – 1 1/2 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream – 1 1/2 oz Butterscotch Schnapps – 3/4 oz Goldschlager – 1 tbsp Rum – powdered sugar for rim 1. Fill one plate with water, and one with powdered […]

    February 27, 2014Business, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY “GROOT ” Character Trailer

    Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” finds space adventurer Peter Quill the object of a bounty hunt after stealing an orb coveted by a treacherous villain, but when Quill discovers the power it holds, he must find a way to rally the quartet of ragtag rivals hot on his trail to save the universe.

    February 27, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. FREE INFERTILITY SEMINAR – “From Diagnosis to Conception: How to Take Charge of Your Fertility Health & Increase Your Possibility of Getting Pregnant”

    Barbados Fertility Centre has long been committed to helping couples fully understand the subject of infertility and we kick off 2014 with our first educational seminar of the year in Trinidad. Don’t worry if you are in another part of the world, there will be a series of online seminars, which we will keep you […]

    February 25, 2014Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. CARDI signs Agreement with Red Stripe, Diageo … cassava sugar to be used as replacement for barley syrup

    As the Regional leader in agricultural research for development, the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), at its Jamaica Unit Open Day on Wednesday 19 February, 2014 announced the signing of an hallmark Agreement with Diageo parent Company of Red Stripe, to provide technical assistance to a Project to grow 36 acres of cassava […]

    February 25, 2014AgricultureNo comments

    HBO Latin America brings 5 movies to its Caribbean lineup every Saturday at 21:00hrs AST* during the month of March, so you can enjoy the greatest blockbuster hits, from suspense to comedy and sci-fi to family fun. HBO kicks off the month with THE APPARITION (Saturday, March 1st, 21:00hrs AST*), written and directed by Todd […]

    February 25, 2014Cinema, EventsNo comments

    A reception will take place on Friday, February 28, in the courtyard of the Parliament Buildings, beginning at 5:00 p.m. It will mark the start of celebrations to commemorate the 375th anniversary of Barbados’ Parliament. In light of this event, there will be a number of road closures in and around The City on that […]

    February 25, 2014BusinessNo comments
  23. True Blue Weekend Soccerfest to be broadcasted live by

    First Fridays of Florida, LLC. in association with Caribcast TV will provide an Entertainment Zone at the 10th Annual Dennis Ziadie Cup and True Blue Weekend on March 21st – 23rd, 2014. Patrons can enjoy music from First Fridays resident DJ Radciffe or view LIVE Caribbean TV courtesy of Caribcast, while taking part in the […]

    February 25, 2014Events, FootballNo comments
  24. (CAUGHT: April 2014) “Snoop Dre” Cave: Help the RBPF track him down!

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a man wanted for questioning in connection with serious criminal matters. Worrell is reminded he can present himself to the Police, accompanied by an attorney-at-law or a family member. The public is advised Cave is considered armed and dangerous and should […]

    February 25, 2014CrimeNo comments

    CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced the appointment of Ms. Monique French as its new Chief Credit Officer, reporting to the Bank’s Chief Risk Officer. Ms. French, who until recently served as Senior Vice President of Credit Risk with Scotiabank in Jamaica, is a career banker with extensive experience in Risk Management within the financial services sector. […]

    February 25, 2014BusinessNo comments