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  1. Scotiabank holds Pop Up Pitches in Bridgetown to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of Kiddy Cricket Sponsorship: Tyrone Ellis

    Scotiabank held a Barbadian version of its popular Pop Up Pitches which already took place in Antigua and Grenada. Bajans had a chance at Independence Square to earn tickets to the 3rd test between the West Indies and England by bowling at the Kiddy Cricket stumps, Tyrone Ellis showed he had the right stuff…

    April 30, 2015Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Scotiabank holds Pop Up Pitches in Bridgetown to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of Kiddy Cricket Sponsorship: Greg Griffith, Teenager

    Here Marketing Manager Amanda Lynch-Foster poses with their youngest winning contestant of the day, Greg Griffith, at 15 he was one of a few members of the public who got the opportunity to win tickets to the 3rd test between Windies & England by test their cricket skills by bowling at Kiddy Cricket stumps at […]

    April 30, 2015Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Scotiabank holds Pop Up Pitches in Bridgetown to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of Kiddy Cricket Sponsorship: Kay Browne

    Showing cricket is all genders and not for males only, the only posts Kay will watch this weekend are when English stumps fall to WI bowling!

    April 30, 2015Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. Stumped! Scotiabank hosts Bridgetown pop up pitches

    Bridgetown spectators got an opportunity to win tickets from Scotiabank for the 3rd test between the West Indies and England by testing their skills by bowling at the Kiddy Cricket stumps, clearly this was a winning lob…

    April 30, 2015Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. Pinch of SALT? Scotiabank hosted Bridgetown pop up pitches

    Slam FM announcer Patrick ‘Salt’ Bellamy was the commentator at Independence Square in the City as Scotia celebrated the 15th Anniversary of Kiddy Cricket Sponsorship while members of the public, via bowling, sought to win tickets to the 3rd test between the West Indies and England this weekend… Here are some Kiddy Cricket alumni showing […]

    April 30, 2015Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Embrace Opportunities of New Cuba-US Relations: Former Jamaican PM Tells EU-CARIFORUM Business Forum

    Former Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has challenged the Caribbean to embrace the warming of relations between the United States of America and Cuba as opening up new opportunities for the region, particularly in trade and tourism. Patterson was delivering the keynote address to the 3rd CARIFORUM-EU Business Forum hosted by the Caribbean Export Development […]

    April 30, 2015TravelNo comments
  7. 27 million Latin America and Caribbean youth in the informal economy

    There are at least 27 million youth in Latin America and the Caribbean who work in conditions of informality, said the International Labour Organization (ILO). “Youth unemployment is very high in the region, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg that hides the wider problem of a lack of opportunities for those who are […]

    April 30, 2015BusinessNo comments
  8. “Forum on the Future of the Caribbean” – Sir Hilary says, UWI is aligned to help drive the region out of recession

    Forum on the Future of the Caribbean: will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the St. Augustine Campus of The University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. The next two days of the Forum, May 6-7, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port-of-Spain. It will present a multi-stakeholder, […]

    April 30, 2015EducationNo comments
  9. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown Salutes Journalists Everywhere on World Press Freedom Day?

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: At the risk of sounding like Angelina Jolie, yet I do not recall being invited to the 2014 event listed below, just cuts me to the quick, it makes you wonder if this current message would as easily apply to Edward Snowden or Julian Assange? 😉 Can you think of a better way […]

    April 30, 2015Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  10. Cricketing mecca of the West Indies receives facelift ahead of Test

    Harris Paints signed a memorandum of understanding with Kensington Oval Management Inc. (KOMI) to help ensure the cricketing mecca of the West Indies remains in tiptop shape. As part of a three year agreement, Harris will provide consultation to KOMI that includes site inspection, production estimates, strategy development and recommendation of best-fit solutions, management and […]

    April 30, 2015CricketNo comments
  11. Microsoft Office 365 enhances Barbados Workers Union Co-Op Credit Union’s performance

    The Barbados Workers Union Cooperative Credit Union has increased the speed of response to queries from its hundreds of members. This more efficient service was noticeable from last July, when the credit union switched its email service to Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Online. The credit union’s IT Manager, Antonio Arthur said, “It (Exchange Online) allows […]

    April 30, 2015Technology1 comment
  12. “Best DreamWorks film in 3 years” – Rihanna’s animated sci-fi cartoon ‘Home’

    WHETHER IT’S music, fashion or movies, it looks like superstar singer Rihanna is always on top. “Home” is an animated film about a teenage girl called Tip (Rihanna) from the Caribbean island of Barbados, who teams up with a misfit alien (The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons), raked in an amazing $54 million in […]

    April 30, 2015Cinema, Rihanna, Video GalleryNo comments

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences, announced its second annual “Jacmel Getaway” cultural adventure to Haiti scheduled on Thursday, May 21 to Monday, May 25, 2015.The all-inclusive tour package will explore art, film and a taste of Caribbean life on an enchanting journey to the cultural center […]

    April 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  14. “LEARNING TO DRIVE” (Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson)

    A Movie directed by Isabel Coixet Cast: Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Grace Gummer, Jake Weber, Sarita Choudhury, Avi Nash, Daniela Lavender, Harpreet Singh Toor, Samantha Bee and John Hodgman Release Date: August 21, 2015

    April 29, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. ‘Hulkbuster Iron Man VS Hulk’ – AVENGERS 2, Movie Clip

    When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to […]

    April 29, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. “SUFFRAGETTE” (Meryl Streep & Helena Bonham Carter #votingmatters)

    A Movie directed by Sarah Gavron Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Meryl Streep, Brendan Gleeson… Release Date: in UK Cinemas 30th October 2015 Genre: Drama

    April 29, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Columbus Business Solutions, part of CWC/LIME, recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for its ‘Disaster Recovery as a Service solution’

    Columbus Business Solutions, part of Cable & Wireless Communications, today announced it has been positioned in the renowned Gartner Magic Quadrant for its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution.1 Gartner Magic Quadrants are based on rigorous analysis backed up by a highly structured methodology. The evaluation was based on Completeness of Vision and Ability […]

    April 29, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  18. Man charged for murder at Broomefield

    Police have arrested and formally charged Jamal Kamal Husbands, 24 years of Husbands, St. Lucy with the charge of Murder in relation to the unnatural death of Wayne Albert, 40 years of Broomefield #1, Broomefield, St. Lucy The 40-year-old left his residence to do an errand when he met his demise last Friday. Husbands was […]

    April 29, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  19. Scotiabank Named Best Emerging Markets Bank 2015 in Barbados

    Scotiabank has been named the Best Emerging Market Bank 2015 in Barbados by the prestigious Global Finance. This is the fifth straight year the Bank has captured this accolade, having also received it in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Scotiabank was also named Best Emerging Markets Bank 2015 by Global Finance in four other Caribbean […]

    April 28, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy hosts the Brent Birckhead Quartet at Two Mile Hill

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS hosted the Brent Birckhead Quartet in a four-nation Eastern Caribbean tour. The quartet’s first stop was in Barbados on April 24, where the ensemble performed during a free public concert at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The four award-winning Americans of the quartet include […]

    April 28, 2015MusicNo comments
  21. 4th edition of the Congress of Caribbean Writers, one of the most “popular” editions ever!

    The 4th edition of the Congress of Caribbean Writers, which ended Saturday 19th April, with the consecration of the work co-written by Simone and André Schwarz-Bart, was surely one of the most “popular” editions ever. With regard to the Congress itself, registered attendance from the opening ceremony and over the course of the 2 days […]

    April 28, 2015BooksNo comments
  22. Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of Montserrat learn how to better Food Safety practices

    The operators of over 30 Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) involved in the food service industry in Montserrat are being provided with food handling and preparation training by the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) through its Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services (CTCS) Network. The training workshop began on April 27, and will run until April 30 […]

    April 28, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  23. Barbados’ tourism marketers to mount social media strategy to coincide with 3rd & final test between West Indies and England

    Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) was a hive of activity Monday as the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) coordinated a welcome party for the arriving players of the West Indies and England cricket teams. Anyone who could get away from work early Local dignitaries stationed themselves immediately malicioused or limed outside the arrivals hall to […]

    April 28, 2015CricketNo comments
  24. Barbadian MP’s take note come 2018? Santo Domingo’s Hipolito concedes defeat, says he’s a soldier of Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM)

    A day after the 26 April 2015 primary held by Dominican Republic’s Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) to choose their presidential candidate for the 2016 election, former President Hipolito Mejia conceded defeat and acknowledged Luis Abinader’s victory. Abinader was Mejia’s vice presidential candidate in the 2012 presidential election when he lost to President Danilo Medina. “I […]

    April 28, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  25. ICBL Family Fun Walk & Run 2015: Celebrity Participants 2

    What to my wondering eyes did appear… CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Mark St Hill (spectacles) breezing along and not huffing at all!

    April 28, 2015Events, Photo GalleryNo comments