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    The National Insurance Office (NIS) has advised the public that a hardware malfunction has severely affected its computer network. As a result, the delivery of all benefits, including pensions, will be delayed. The National Insurance Office has apologised for the inconvenience caused. (NIS/KH/BGIS)

    September 29, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. St. Maarten Invests in Destination’s Economy by Hosting FCCA Conference & Trade Show

    Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) annual keynote event, the Conference & Trade Show, has a 20-year history of increasing cruise tourism’s impact for its host destinations by spotlighting their products, experiences and infrastructure to the industry’s most influential decision makers-over 100 executives, presidents and CEOs from FCCA’s 15 Member Lines, which operate over 100 ships in […]

    September 29, 2014TravelNo comments
  3. CIBC FirstCaribbean helping to bring entrepreneur stories to wider audience with season 2 of Entrepreneurs Anonymous

    Viewers will be able to learn more about the joys and journeys of entrepreneurs in Barbados as well as receive tips about running a successful business when the second season of TV docudrama, Entrepreneurs Anonymous is broadcast later this year. Thanks to the support of leading financial services provider, CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, the 30-minute […]

    September 29, 2014BusinessNo comments

    Police have formally charged Rodney Levi Wilkinson 59 years of # 2 Friendly Hall Development, Jackmans St. Micheal, Director of Executive Rentals Inc and Premier Pre-Owned Vehicles Inc. with 67 counts of Criminal Deception valued over $4 million dollars. The victims of these offences were predominantly Finance Companies i.e. Globe Finance Inc and Nassco Finance. […]

    September 28, 2014Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Health and Safety Priority for Columbus

    Early Saturday morning, when most Barbadians were sleeping, the Columbus Telecommunications Barbados Ltd (FLOW and CBS) team could be seen hiking over the hills of St Andrew’s East Coast as the company’s Health and Safety activities continues. Vice President of sales, marketing, and communications, Shelly Ann Hee Chung said, “Telecommunications is a very fast paced […]

    September 28, 2014Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. ‘”Right is might” – the reality and the dream’ By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Activities at the United Nations in New York this week may have looked like a celebration of internationalism and a recognition that territorial wars, terrorism, religious intolerance, climate change, ethnic violence and disease have been recognised as threats to all mankind, demanding collective action by every government. The impression that internationalism had taken centre stage […]

    September 28, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  7. BEACON Supports the CCB: Child Care Board’s Sayes Courts children’s home

    As part of their “Don’t Worry be Happy” (DWBH) regional campaign, Beacon Insurance made a presentation to the Child Care Board’s Sayes Courts children’s home. Brian Hennis, Beacon’s General Manager, Barbados explained that during the Crop Over season when the campaign was launched, non-perishable food items were collected for donation to the Child Care Board. […]

    September 28, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The Division of Youth in the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, which is located at Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, will closed at 1:30 p.m. on Monday 29th September. This is to facilitate staff members attending the funeral of a late colleague. The Ministry apologises for any inconvenience the early closure may cause. […]

    September 28, 2014EducationNo comments
  9. New approaches to food systems needed to cope with climate change

    Overcoming climate change is central to achieving a sustainable future for the planet’s growing population, and food security must lie at the heart of that effort, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said during their speech at the UN Climate Summit. “We cannot call development sustainable while hunger still robs over 800 million people of […]

    September 28, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  10. European Union agree to allocate EC$45 million for St. Vincent and the Grenadines and St. Lucia following 2013 Storm Flooding

    The European Union has agreed to allocate approximately EC$45.5 million (12.675 million euro) in grants for St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia after the two Caribbean countries were affected by a devastating weather system in December 2013. St. Vincent and the Grenadines which suffered the heaviest damage is earmarked to receive EC$23.5 million […]

    September 28, 2014NatureNo comments
  11. Caribbean Evaluators International (CEI) WEEK: Wednesday 1st October to Thursday 4th October

    CEI Week is for engaging and sharing with members; governments; funders; civil society; students; other stakeholders and the media about the role of evaluation in supporting social, and economic development throughout the English-Speaking and CARICOM Caribbean. The planned series of events aims to provide training opportunities relating to the tools, techniques and the practice of […]

    September 28, 2014Education1 comment

    Police have charged Guyanese national Thakurdeo Heeraman 35 years with the offences of: 1. Possession 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of 12.13 kgs of cannabis. On Saturday 20th September 2014, Heeraman arrived at the Port as a crew member of a Tug Boat, which towed a barge with a […]

    September 28, 2014CrimeNo comments
  13. Winner of the Shell V Power Ferrari Tour in Maranello: Father & Daughter off to Italy 4th October!

    Kerrie, fortunately for her, just concluded her UWI studies and was job hunting – so when she got a call from SOL, at first she thought it was a job offer since they were one of many places she tried but once she learned it was off to Italy? Her Durants, Ch Ch home was […]

    September 28, 2014Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  14. Winner of the Shell V Power Ferrari Tour in Maranello: Final Diesel Weekly Winner – $4,000 BBD!

    Kirk King (capped), Marketing Manager conveys the good news for Imran Akoojee (bearded) of King Street, St Michael – who is a regular and consistent user of Shell diesel – being the final winner of the weekly fuel prize of the Ferrari contest, however Kirk did reveal more giveaways are coming through Helix and taking […]

    September 28, 2014Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  15. Winner of the Shell V Power Ferrari Tour in Maranello: Staff Appreciation

    Marketing Manager Kirk King (centre) takes time to recognise two of the Top Rock station’s hardest working employees with Ferrari care packets!

    September 28, 2014Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  16. Winner of the Shell V Power Ferrari Tour in Maranello: Something to Crow about?

    This feathered friend was clearly cock of the walk as he strutted through the petrol station just before the winner was revealed…

    September 28, 2014Oddity, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Winner of the Shell V Power Ferrari Tour in Maranello: Top Rock action!

    This customer learns it pays to tank with Shell as he uses an exclusive App to win a Ferrari cap!

    September 28, 2014Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  18. “THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA” (Studio Ghibli – 2014)

    Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork, decades in the making. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter (James Caan) and his wife (Mary Steenburgen), a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady (Chloë Grace Moretz). The mysterious young […]

    September 28, 2014Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “EL NINO” – Sergi López, Ian McShane & Luis Tosar

    The Straits of Gibraltar, the southern border of Europe; just 16 kilometres separate Africa from the Old Continent. Risk, adrenaline and money are available to anyone able to cross that distance in a boat loaded with hashish, flying over the waves and with the police on your tail. El Niño and El Compi want to […]

    September 28, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. “Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends” (2014) – Japanese Live Action Movie HD

    In “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno / The Legend Ends,” Himura faces the burnt and bandaged antagonist Makoto Shishio (Tatsuya Fujiwara) and members of his elite group Juppongatana.

    September 28, 2014Cinema, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Chimney Records’ recording artiste, Zagga: “My Destination,” Official Music Video

    Chimney Records’ recording artiste, Zagga, is pleased to announce the release of the official music video for ‘My Destination‘; a song on Chimney’s ‘Rising Sun Riddim‘. Since its release, the video has been featured on Television Jamaica’s ‘Smile Jamaica‘ and ‘Entertainment Report‘. Zagga is very proud of this video and states that the feedback has […]

    September 28, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones’ Interview: Boyd Holbrook, David Harbour, Dan Stevens & Liam Neeson

    Boyd Holbrook, David Harbour, Dan Stevens, and Liam Neeson discuss ‘A Walk Among The Tombstones‘ [youtube_video id=”5f33Pd0HBkM”]

    September 28, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Barbadian businesses are being invited to participate in the first Caribbean Pavilion to be presented at Expocomer, the leading trade show in Central America to be held at the ATLAPA Convention Centre, Panama City, Panama from March 11 through 14, 2015. Universal Peace Ambassador of Panama (CERCLE) and President & Chief Executive Officer of Panama […]

    September 26, 2014TravelNo comments
  24. Go Pink for Montserrat’s Caribscan & Pink Ribbon Charity Week

    Montserrat is being encouraged to Go Pink in October and support the annual fundraising drive by Caribscan and the Pink Ribbon Charity. Owner of Caribscan and the founder of the Pink Ribbon Charity Sonia Charles recently announced the list of activities for the annual week of events to benefit the Mammogram Fund. The Pink Ribbon […]

    September 26, 2014HealthNo comments

    Members of the public are being informed that with effect from Monday 29th September; payments for certain motor vehicle services will be available at two new locations. Persons should also note that payments at these two locations must be made by cash or cheque only. (BRA)

    September 26, 2014PoliticalNo comments