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  1. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2015: Right Job for the Best Prize!

    This year’s Rally is one Grantley Thornhill (cousin to well-known sportscaster Andi “Roots, Rock, Sugar Daddy” Thornhill) won’t ever forget! The proud recipient of SOL’s ultimate prize after a decade of service from Puerto Rico in the North to Trinidad in the South… Every time he refills his vehicle, not a dime he has to […]

    May 31, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2015: Test Drive For The Weekend!

    Denise Mendes of SOL (Barbados) Ltd congratulates this lucky couple who were part of a draw on the opening night of Rally racing at Bushy Park, they get to try out Suzuki’s new S-Cross vehicle thanks to sister company Simpson Motors!

    May 31, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2015: Free Fuel For Life

    The couple in centre is Grantley and Monica Thornhill who now have different days ahead as they won FREE FUEL FOR LIFE as SOL’s 10th Anniversary prize for customers who tanked $40 or more per refill at the pump…

    May 31, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Behind the scenes action from SOL’s Free Fuel For Life Prize giving ceremony…

    May 31, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments

    HBO announced effective June 1st, viewers can watch their favorite Showtime series on HBO Caribbean, 24 hours following the US premiere. As the exclusive distributor of Showtime original content in the region, HBO will deliver not only its own award-winning original programming through worldwide premieres, but also the most current seasons of acquired series, which include the […]

    May 31, 2015CinemaNo comments
  6. New Book is a boon to both Barbadians and Visitors alike, “Absolutely Barbados” is fun reading, absolutely!

    For those who recall Leslie Charteris’ charismatic series of a lovable rogue by name of Simon Templar, alias “The Saint” (not the botched attempts from Val Kilmer on film or Ian Ogilvy on TV, the actual books ranging from the 1920s to the 1940s before Charteris leased his character to ghost writers) then reading the […]

    May 31, 2015Books, FeaturedNo comments
  7. CARICOM and its citizens are better protected if Legal Fraternity engages in Continuous Training

    The myth that any magistrate or Justice attains peak knowledge once donning their robes is just that, a myth, and true power wielded correctly for the region’s benefit can only be achieved by admitting that every judicial expert is a perpetual student. The Chief Justice went on to reinforce his statement by adding laws are […]

    May 31, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Barbadian Real Estate tycoon dismisses claims of land paucity for local consumers

    Barbados continues to have a salable market in real estate for both locals and overseas investors, and according to one of the gurus in this field – the market isn’t depressed merely more difficult to move as prices are still locked at 2007 rates. The Institute is Canadian-based yet maintains a global grasp. The courses – […]

    May 31, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. ICANN chief announces resignation at LACNIC 23

    The head of the non-profit group that oversees all Internet addresses will step down in March 2016. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) President and CEO Fadi Chehadé sent notice to the board on May 21 telling them that he would leave after an annual meeting to be held in Morocco in […]

    May 31, 2015Technology1 comment

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has pumped an additional $469,000 USD into the region’s specialty food sector via a Supplemental Grant to the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) under the Caribbean Aid for Trade and Regional Integration (CARTFund) Programme, which is funded by the Department for International Development (DfID). The region’s specialty foods include […]

    May 31, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  11. LUX Island Resorts unveils its new interiors designed by Kelly Hoppen MBE

    LUX* Island Resorts is delighted to collaborate with multi-award winning designer, Kelly Hoppen MBE to revive and rejuvenate the interiors of the company’s flagship resort on the island of Mauritius, LUX* Belle Mare. In 2011, twelve LUX* villas and the honeymoon suites were redesigned by Kelly who created a design founded directly on her own […]

    May 31, 2015TravelNo comments
  12. Trinidad’s Trade Minister addresses intellectuals on ‘navigating Caribbean Business in the new global economy’

    ‘Challenging the norms in thinking‘ may be the words that best describe the substance and timbre of the Feature Address delivered by Trinidadian Senator Vasant Bharath, the Twin Island’s Trade Minister at the University of the West Indies’ 6th Biennial International Banking and Finance Conference, themed ‘Navigating Caribbean Business in the new global economy‘ at their branch […]

    May 31, 2015BusinessNo comments
  13. Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson – Author of the New York Times bestseller ‘Shadow Divers’

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson. PIRATE HUNTERS is on sale June 16. Click HERE for more information!

    May 30, 2015Books, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Marvel Contest of Champions: Hulkbuster Spotlight

    Watch more from Marvel’s Contest of Champions now!

    May 30, 2015Cartoons, Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “VACATION” (Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth – COMEDY)

    Following in his father’s footsteps and hoping for some much-needed family bonding, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Helms) surprises his wife, Debbie (Applegate), and their two sons with a cross-country trip back to America’s “favorite family fun park,” Wally World.

    May 30, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Saturday nights are for HBO. During the month of June, HBO delivers action, horror, comedy and sci-fi hits to the screen each Saturday at 21:00 hrs. AST*, exclusively in the Caribbean. Denzel Washington stars in The Equalizer (Saturday, June 6), an action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, King Arthur) based on the […]

    May 30, 2015CinemaNo comments
  17. “Exercise Tradewinds 2015” Starts Sunday 31 May 2015

    Beginning Sunday 31st May military and security forces from Caribbean nations will join the United States, Canada, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mexico, and the United Kingdom for maritime security and disaster response training at Camp Springfield in St. Kitts as part of Exercise Tradewinds 2015. Exercise Tradewinds supports the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), a U.S. […]

    May 30, 2015Events, FeaturedNo comments
  18. “Tourism competition is not a guessing game” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The performance of only five of the 14 independent Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are recorded in the 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Surprisingly, countries such as the Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts-Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia, which have a heavy reliance on tourism […]

    May 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  19. 8 Scholarships for Caribbean film & TV Producers: Including 1 Barbadian

    CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), the region’s premier distribution platform for Caribbean film and television content, has received a 3-year funding commitment to provide eight partial scholarships a year to regional audiovisual content producers to attend its renowned CaribbeanTales Incubator Program (CTI). The funding is provided by the REACH Project — an initiative of the Inter-American […]

    May 29, 2015CinemaNo comments
  20. CDB president renews call for Global Partnerships

    President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith is urging regional governments to set aggressive timelines for implementing reforms that create more “business-friendly” environments. Speaking at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the CDB in Basseterre, St. Kitts, Dr. Smith said fiscal rules, backed by tough legislation, must become […]

    May 29, 2015BusinessNo comments
  21. Art of Bartending – Taking it to the next level!

    The Art of Bartending Seminars got off to a great start at the BCSI Headquarters, Building 3, Harbour Road, St. Michael. The seminar which started on time saw an influx of interested participants who were more than engaged as they absorbed the knowledge shared by Facilitators Dameain Williams of Barbados and Nikos Arvanitis of Greece. […]

    May 29, 2015EducationNo comments
  22. “GABRIEL” (Rory Culkin, Drama – 2015)

    Rory Culkin stars in GABRIEL, a heartfelt portrait of a vulnerable teen at his psychological breaking point, struggling to keep it together in the wake of his father’s suicide. Convinced that reuniting with an ex-girlfriend holds the answers to his troubles, Gabriel risks everything in a desperate pursuit that will take him to uncharted and […]

    May 28, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Shaun the Sheep – Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes & Omid Djalili When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely […]

    May 28, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. “The Black Book” – 35th Anniversary Edition

    “The ultimate treasure chest of the Black Experience.” – Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard University “AN IMPORTANT DOCUMENT OF AMERICAN HISTORY that defines a people’s strength, hope, and perseverance.” – Gay Talese “There is not a member of the human family on earth who cannot learn from it.” – Gloria Steinem “A book no […]

    May 28, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Bizzy Williams & the “Old Colonial System” – by David Comissiong

    Our nation will be celebrating 50 years of “Independence” next year, but there is overwhelming evidence that crucial components of the “Old Colonial System” are still very much alive and well in today’s Barbados ! And one particularly odious remnant is that aspect of the “Old Colonial System” that traditionally permitted elite white Barbadian businessmen […]

    May 28, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments