1. MAN CHARGED: Serious Bodily Harm, not to do with Selwyn Knight

    Police have formally charged Raheem Ricardo O’Neil Hinds, 31 years of Phillip’s Road, Pinelands, St. Michael, with the offence of Serious Bodily Harm in relation to the unnatural death of Michael Yearwood, 50 years of Hilltop, Pinelands. Hinds appeared at the District A Magistrates Court on Saturday 28 March 2015. Yearwood was hospitalized then released. […]

    March 28, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Fair Trading Commission rolls over: Lime & Flow now official, this as Digicel p**sed no end!

    Digicel is respectfully calling upon the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (‘ECTEL‘) to publicly clarify and confirm the present status of the regulatory approvals process being undertaken by them in conjunction with the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commissions (‘NTRCs‘) in relation to the proposed merger between Cable and Wireless Communications (‘CWC‘) and FLOW / Columbus Communications […]

    March 28, 2015BusinessNo comments

    The Emmy®-nominated original comedy series Veep kicks off its ten-episode fourth season on Sunday, April 12th at 22:30 hrs. AST* in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States and exclusively on HBO. Created by Armando Iannucci, the show stars Emmy® and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus as United States President Selina Meyer, for […]

    March 27, 2015PoliticalNo comments

    Regional Champions Jeffrey Panton, who has won his home event Rally Jamaica a record eight times, John Powell, the four-time winner of Rally Trinidad, and Kyle Gregg, who won Rally Jamaica last year, have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2015, boosting the four-wheel-drive entry to 21, with others still in the pipeline. The […]

    March 27, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments

    Three young Barbadians have earned their space with the Chelsea FC training for the 2015 Digicel Kickstart Clinics, the announcement was just made at the Barbados leg in Wildey’s Kickstart facility. Digicel’s Commercial Operations Manager, Tanya Menzies-Beckford told parents, coaches and children present how heartening it was to see the new-found friendship between the players, […]

    March 27, 2015Featured, FootballNo comments

    Following on the heels of the strong start of the 2015 winter season, the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Hotel & Tourism Association (BHTA) have launched ‘Brilliant Barbados’, a promotion aimed at increasing forward bookings for the softer summer and fall periods. The new Brilliant Barbados campaign is a value-packed travel deal […]

    March 27, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  7. TAPA micro businesses launch “Brand Tobago”

    The Tobago Agro-processors Association (TAPA), with support from the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project (CARILED) and the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and just launched ‘Brand Tobago’ at the Magdalena Hotel, Tobago. Under the auspices of The Government of Canada, through the High Commission of Canada to Trinidad and Tobago and CARILED, TAPA showcased its […]

    March 27, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  8. New TV game show brings excitement to 11+ exam preparation

    Students and their parents getting ready for the 11+ examination now have an exciting way to do so with the help of a new TV game show. 11+ Challenge, the brainchild of Aries Technologies, airs both on CBC TV Channel 8 and CMC with each episode featuring students from two schools pitting their skills against each other in […]

    March 27, 2015EducationNo comments
  9. UPstart Caribbean launches radio & video ads for entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs now have the chance to learn crucial business tips through a series of dramatized radio and video ads which are now running. The ads, which will run until April on 104.1 FM and Slam 101.1, were conceptualized and produced by UPstart Caribbean, the Public Education Programme (PEP) on entrepreneurship. Listeners can also visit […]

    March 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  10. Game-Changing Regional Art Conference on Sustainability in Caribbean Visual Arts held in Barbados

    The visual arts conference, ‘Tilting Axis: Within and Beyond the Caribbean – Shifting Models of Sustainability and Connectivity‘, was just held in Barbados and was dedicated to forging infrastructure between several independent art organisations and museums operating across the Caribbean, U.S., E.U., and China. The conference is a game-changing development for sustainable economic development in […]

    March 27, 2015ArtsNo comments
  11. ‘The Transporter Refueled’ – Lenn Kudrjawizki, Ed Skrein & Loan Chabanol

    Frank Martin is the most highly-skilled transporter money can buy. The stakes are greater and technology better, but the same three simple rules apply: never change the deal, no names and never open the package. When Frank is hired by cunning femme fatale Anna and her three stunning sidekicks, he quickly discovers he’s been played. […]

    March 27, 2015Crime, Rally, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. ‘Sunshine Superman’ – Documentary of late Carl Boenish, founder of Base Jumping

    Director: Marah Strauch Starring: Cecilie Bull, Marah Strauch, John Long

    March 27, 2015Controversy, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. “5 Flights Up” – Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton Movie HD March 27, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Food Fusion Enhances and Creates Opportunities from Barbados to Canada

    The fusion of food at Chef Roary’s International Restaurant Showcase will be a vehicle which the culinary arts in Barbados and Newfoundland & Labrador will expand into national, regional and international growth and development. James added that “This concept required a unique partner to bring this project to life, and we were fortunate that FLOW […]

    March 26, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados has a new Ambassador to Mexico. Barbados and Mexico established diplomatic relations in 1972, and to date have signed an Agreement for Scientific and Technical Cooperation in 1995 and a Double Taxation treaty in 2008. Both countries also work together within the framework of the Mexico-CARICOM Joint Commission, which seeks to promote economic, cultural, […]

    March 26, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  16. “Vanuatu and Tuvalu – inadequate response to human suffering” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    People on the East Coast of the United States of America (US) and the Caribbean should consider how best they might lend a helping hand to the people of the islands of Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific whose lives have been shattered by Cyclone Pam that struck them on the night of March 13. […]

    March 26, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments

    Digicel just launched their 2015 Digicel Kickstart Clinics which will see the region’s top youth footballers from across nine different countries being put through their paces by coaches from the Chelsea FC Foundation. During the Clinics, the Chelsea coaches will be taking the boys through a programme which will test various aspects of their game […]

    March 26, 2015FootballNo comments
  18. Nevis featured as one of the best places to live outside the UK; only Caribbean island in Sunday Times article

    The Sunday Times listed Nevis among the best places to live outside the United Kingdom. In an article titled “Best Places to Live Overseas 31-40” in its Home/Style/Home column published in its March 22, 2015, edition, Nevis was the only Caribbean island listed. It said Nevis was among those chosen because it was arty and […]

    March 26, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  19. Flow’s Entertainment Revolution has Begun!

    Immerse yourself in an extraordinary high definition experience with FLOW’s Advanced Video Service. It’s TV you control for as low as $2.66 a day! Sign up for Watch Basic or Extended Basic video service and enjoy Free Installation and Free Optional Packages until May 31st, 2015. New video customers also have the chance to win […]

    March 26, 2015Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. U.S. Embassy hosts Hayes Quartet in 4-nation Eastern Caribbean tour

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted the Hayes Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour. The quartet’s first stop was in Barbados on March 20, where it performed during a free public concert at the Frank Collymore Hall. Sonya Hayes, an accomplished American violinist, accompanied by violist Matthew Maffett, […]

    March 25, 2015MusicNo comments
  21. LIAT & Antigua State College ink an MOU to create future Scabs to stave off any strikes down the road

    LIAT’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), David Evans, put pen to a Memorandum of Understanding with Antigua State College (ASC) for developing Scabs an Engineering Technician Training Programme in Aircraft Maintenance. Other industry partners in the new programme, which commenced in September 2014, are Antigua-based Caribbean Helicopters; the College of the North Atlantic and the Marine Institute […]

    March 25, 2015TravelNo comments
  22. Saint Lucia deepens investment in their technology sector

    Saint Lucia is rolling out a series of training workshops intended to strengthen its information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The workshops will provide orientation and accreditation to eligible institutions or individuals who are interested in conducting training for an upcoming ICT Skills Development Programme, which covers a number of areas including multimedia production, data […]

    March 25, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  23. Dominican Republic bans Jet Skis for Easter Week safety

    In order to enhance the safety of the throngs of domestic tourists joining foreign tourists at beach destinations nationwide, the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Tourism announced on Monday, 23 March 2015 that the use of jet skis and similar motorized equipment such as jetlevs, flyboards and jetovators is prohibited. The decision is based on the […]

    March 25, 2015Controversy, TravelNo comments
  24. Fortress Fund Managers shares financial advice with HR professionals

    Human Resource professionals heard more about the importance of financial security at the Fortress SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Meet and Greet in association with Stronghold Data Management held recently at the Radisson Aquatica. Fortress Fund Managers, a leading independent provider of pension management and administration services in Barbados, emphasised that financial security was […]

    March 25, 2015BusinessNo comments
  25. CARIFORUM & EU agree on multi-million Euro regional programming

    Representatives of the European Union and CARIFORUM have successfully concluded technical negotiations on a multi-million Euro regional programme that will focus on regional economic integration and cooperation; the environment; climate change, disaster management and sustainable energy; as well as crime and security. Under the agreement the EU is providing EUR 346 million (US$390 million) for […]

    March 25, 2015PoliticalNo comments