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  1. Trinidadian Soca performer Champeon releases reggae tune – “Woman’s Anthem”

    Ronnel Ramirez known to Soca music fans by his sobriquet Champeon, has recently stepped out of his comfort zone and released a new Reggae track entitled “Woman’s Anthem“. The South Carolina based entertainer created this new Reggae offering with the objective of affirming all of society’s women of substance along with all their wonderful contributions. […]

    May 29, 2014Music, PoliticalNo comments
  2. CDB cites strong development results in 2013 Annual Report

    Nearly two million people in the region have benefited from direct Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) assistance to Borrowing Member Countries over the past ten years, as it responds to greater economic and financial difficulties in these territories. In its 2013 Annual Report, released today at the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors held at […]

    May 29, 2014EducationNo comments
  3. Barbados Police Make Appeal for Silver Sands resident to report at Oistins

    Cuthbert Clarke, 54 years, last known address, Silver Sands Christ Church is asked to contact the police at the Oistins Police Station in person or at telephone numbers 418-2612 or 418-2609. Your usual co-operation is greatly appreciated.

    May 29, 2014CrimeNo comments
  4. Let’s work together to end AIDS: Statement from Dr. Edward Greene, UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for HIV in the Caribbean on removing discriminatory laws

    I am saddened by the turn of events leading to the decision of the University of the West Indies (UWI) to terminate the post-retirement contract of Professor Brendan Bain as Director of the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training (CHART) Network. I am fully aware of the role and functions of CHART and, moreover, of the importance […]

    May 29, 2014HealthNo comments
  5. Dr. Rebecca Klemm, “The Numbers’ Lady” to Promote STEM in Barbados June 1-4, 2014

    The U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown is pleased to host Dr. Rebecca Klemm, “The Numbers Lady” and Creative and Executive Director of NumbersAlive!, to lead a series of math and science workshops with teachers, coaches, parents, and students in Barbados. The Numbers Lady will use her exuberant presentation skills to explain the complexities of math and […]

    May 29, 2014EducationNo comments
  6. ‘They Came Together’ – Paul Rudd & Amy Poehler

    When Joel and Molly meet, it’s hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. […]

    May 29, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. “THE BOOK OF LIFE” – Zoe Soldana, Channing Tatum (Guillermo Del Toro – 2014)

    THE BOOK OF LIFE is the journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears. Rich with a fresh take […]

    May 29, 2014Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. “Korengal” (2014) – War Documentary, Sequel: HD

    The film explains how war works, what it feels like and what it does to the young men who fight it. As one soldier cheers when he kills an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive him for all of the killing he has done. As one soldier […]

    May 29, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbadian Police find 14 year old: Shamira Griffith-Bartlett now back home

    Shamira Griffith-Bartlett 14 years of Paradise Village, Market Hill, St. George who was reported missing on Wednesday 28th day of May 2014, has been traced and is safe.   David Welch; Inspector RBPF’s Pub. Rel’s. Officer

    May 29, 2014Crime1 comment
  10. Paul “The Surfer” Bourne officially switches gears to the winning circle

    Barbados motorsport icon Paul “The Surfer” Bourne – in a strategic move – officially announced his new alliance with Columbus Barbados (Flow) that is guaranteed to keep both parties at the front of the competition. He made the announcement yesterday, May 28, 2014, in a press conference held at McEnearney Quality Inc., (MQI) McEnearney Quality […]

    May 29, 2014RallyNo comments

    Police have arrested and charged Joel McKenzie McDonald Springer, 46 year old contractor of Northumberland, St Lucy, for the following offences committed on the 21st May 2014 at Alexandria: The 46 year old contractor appeared at Magistrates Court on today’s date and was remanded to reappear on the 26th May 2014. David Welch – Insp. […]

    May 29, 2014CrimeNo comments
  12. NISE entrepreneurs turning trash into cash: Hard Work earns place at BMEX 2014

    The National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) Inc. Entrepreneurship Challenge has been heralded a success by participants who recently completed the second component of the initiative. The prorgamme’s success was further strengthened with one of the businesses created for this module invited to be a part of this year’s Barbados Manufacture’s Exhibition (BMEX). Held in […]

    May 29, 2014BusinessNo comments
  13. Police in Barbados on the watch for Missing Teen, Romario Alleyne

    The Royal Barbados Police Force invite the public’s assistance in locating a missing boy, who is Romario Renaldo Thair Alleyne, 15 years, of Eversley Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael. He left home about 8:00 am on the 19th April, 2014, and has not returned. He frequents the Valerie, Brittons Hill and Dayrells Road, St. Michael […]

    May 28, 2014CrimeNo comments
  14. Argentina’s Ministry of Social Development Upgrades Mobile Fleet to Enhance Communications among Employees

    BlackBerry Limited, a world leader in mobile communications, announced today that the Ministry of Social Development of Argentina has upgraded its fleet of BlackBerry® smartphones. The Ministry purchased 1,200 BlackBerry® Z10 and 1,100 BlackBerry® Q10 smartphones, with BlackBerry® 10 OS version 10.2.1, to help boost employee productivity. The Ministry of Social Development is a government […]

    May 28, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  15. THE DIGICEL KICK START CLINICS HELPING TO DEVELOP REGIONAL FOOTBALL – David Monk speaks on the growth of the programme thus far

    The Digicel Kick Start programme has helped to identify and develop a number of talented young footballers who have gone on to become notable players at the national, regional and international level. Senior International Football Development Officer for the Chelsea FC Foundation, David Monk, spoke exclusively with to discuss how Digicel’s partnership with Chelsea […]

    May 28, 2014FootballNo comments
  16. HIV in the Caribbean: science, rights and justice (Op-Ed)

    Recently, the discussion on HIV has been a mix of the selective review of scientific evidence, comments on an administrative procedure at the regional university, and perceptions on the existence of agendas that seek either to change or hold back Caribbean societies. Lost in this debate is a Caribbean reality. At the end of 2012, […]

    May 28, 2014Crime, HealthNo comments
  17. “Saving the CARICOM-Canada talks” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Negotiations between Canada and the 15 member-states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) are now in danger of ending without result on June 30 – a ‘drop dead‘ date that both sides accepted toward the end of last year. After six rounds of negotiations since March 2009 – the last […]

    May 28, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Renowned U.S. poet, novelist & actress Maya Angelou dead at 86

    Maya Angelou, renowned as a poet, novelist and actress, died this morning at age 86 at her North Carolina home, her literary agent said. Per above, Amiri Baraka and Dr Angelou were attending a tribute to the late Langston Hughes in 1991 when photographer Chester Higgins, Jr. snapped the image. The caption, published in the […]

    May 28, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. As Government inertia spreads, children now at risk? Barbados’ Ministry of Health confirms a case of Tuberculosis (TB) was found in a teenager

    Following a visit by Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Elizabeth Ferdinand and a medical team, the Ministry of Health has confirmed that a case of Tuberculosis (TB) has been diagnosed in a secondary school student. A rapid assessment of 170 students was conducted, as a precautionary measure. On Monday 26th May, parents were notified by […]

    May 28, 2014HealthNo comments

    The Farm to Fork Project has increased efforts to ensure that the message of growing food locally and healthy eating is reaching the public of St. Kitts and Nevis. Farm to Fork is a collaborative effort between the Federal Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and CARICOM that commenced in March 2011 as a multi-sectoral […]

    May 28, 2014Agriculture, EducationNo comments
  21. Tastefully Renovated Chatter’s Tea Room Reopens

    One of Barbados’ most charming fine dining attractions, the Chatters Tea Room at the Bagatelle Great House, St. Thomas, has reopened to business with an even more tasteful ambience and décor following a recent upgrade. Chatters, a favourite stop for a spot of tea which has gained popularity with both Barbadians and visitors, particularly from […]

    May 28, 2014AgricultureNo comments

    Only a few days left for Digicel customers to put themselves in the running for the final weekly draw in Digicel’s ongoing promotion, where customers have the chance to win over $30,000 in cash and prizes. Commercial Director of Digicel (Barbados) Limited, Alex Tasker, said customers have been responding quite well to the promotion, which […]

    May 28, 2014GamesNo comments
  23. Agriculture Policy Programme (APP) launched: Euro 8.6 million for Regional agriculture

    The Agriculture Policy Programme, touted as ‘More than a Project, but more of an Opportunity to build partnerships for development of agriculture in CARIFORUM‘ was officially launched in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday 19th May, 2014. This followed the hosting of the first formal meeting of the members of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) and […]

    May 28, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  24. ‘Maleficent’ – Split Screen between Angelina Jolie and Original Disney cartoon May 28, 2014Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. ‘The Love Punch’ – Emma Thompson & Pierce Brosnan

    A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them…

    May 27, 2014Crime, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments