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  1. “Caribbean Telecommunications Union holds ICT Week in BVI” by Gerard Best

    Caribbean citizens’ growing appetite for digital conveniences is driving the region’s governments to act decisively to move essential services to online platforms. Ministers and senior government officials from across the region are holding talks to outline the practical steps needed to make basic government services available through smartphones and other Internet-connected devices. The Ministerial seminar […]

    September 30, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  2. DIGICEL HELPS REFURBISH I.T. LAB AT ELLERSLIE

    STUDENTS at the Ellerslie Secondary School started this Term with one of their Information Technology (IT) labs being newly refurbished by DIGICEL (Barbados) Ltd. and a number of other corporate entities. The work, including painting of the room, replacing all the windows and doors, repairing the floor and installing new air-conditioned units and a printer, […]

    September 30, 2015EducationNo comments
  3. Young Writers Awarded: 14 year old student of Queen’s College earns Top Prize

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) recently announced the winner of the 2015 Irving Burgie Award of Literary Excellence, a competition which has been a beacon of achievement in the creative arts in Barbados for over 30 years. Returning to a literary competition in 2011, the Irving Burgie Award promotes the advancement of creative writing in […]

    September 30, 2015BooksNo comments
  4. A call for collaboration from PoS’ Trade & Industry Minister to Trinidadian businessmen

    “(Port Of Spain) views the business community as equal partners with whom we must continuously collaborate, to ensure that your goals and the economic and social agenda for the future, converge. There is work to be done. You have been the engine of social and economic development and I want to assure you that this […]

    September 30, 2015BusinessNo comments
  5. ‘Meadowland’ – John Leguizamo, Olivia Wilde & Luke Wilson

    In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, Sarah and Phil come unhinged, recklessly ignoring the repercussions. Phil starts to lose sight of his morals; Sarah takes off on a potentially disastrous journey, falling deeper into her own fever dream.

    September 29, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk – Official Featurette “Twin Towers”

    This featurette for The Walk was released by Sony Pictures. The Walk was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon and Ben Kingsley. The Walk will open in theaters on October 9th, 2015. https://youtu.be/TTdOzxbpxuk The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World […]

    September 29, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Anne Rice’s ‘The Young Messiah’ – Fea. Sean Bean, Easter 2016

    This adaptation of Anne (originally came to fame on Vampires before True Blood) Rice’s novel stars Sean Bean, David Bradley, Sara Lazzaro, Vincent Walsh and Adam Greaves-Neal. The Young Messiah will open in theaters on March 11th, 2016. https://youtu.be/eQRK8q-v4fs Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt […]

    September 29, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. POLICE STILL PROBING UNNATURAL DEATH AT WESTMORELAND

    Police are continuing their investigations into the circumstances surrounding the unnatural death of 63 year old businessman Stanley Michelini of Mount Standford St. James. Preliminary investigations are suggesting that at about 3 pm on Fri. 25 Sept. 2015, the businessman was attacked and shot by two armed masked men at Bucks St. Thomas. He was subsequently […]

    September 28, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  9. LIAT announces appointment of new Director Flight Operations

    LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, revealed the appointment of Captain Arthur Senhouse as Director Flight Operations (DFO) effective September 01, 2015, with responsibility for all aspects of the airline’s flight operations. Prior to taking up his current role, Captain Senhouse was the Chief Pilot – a position he took up in February 2014. He was responsible for […]

    September 28, 2015TravelNo comments
  10. Author Signing in October, Book is for Professional Caribbean Women & Men

    Jamaican born Patrice DaCosta Fernandez, CEO of Stoosh Images, launches her new book, “Stoosh Style Secrets,” revealing tips for Caribbean women and men to aid in their personal and professional development. This is the first book of this kind to be published by a Caribbean national. The author says, “Across the Caribbean islands, the challenges […]

    September 28, 2015BooksNo comments
  11. CARIBBEAN TOURISM ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCES CTO RELIEF FUND TO ASSIST DOMINICA FOLLOWING DISASTROUS FLOOD

    The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is seeking donations for its CTO Relief Fund to provide monetary assistance to the people of Dominica following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika, which dumped 12 inches of rain on the island on Thursday 27th August causing extensive flooding which killed over 30 people and caused over US$200 million […]

    September 28, 2015TravelNo comments
  12. BARBADIAN NGO LEADER STATES HOW ‘SMALL BUSINESS SECTOR’ LOST A CHAMPION

    The family of the Small Business Association (SBA) and the wider small business sector in Barbados has lost a true champion in the person of Trevor ‘Job’ Clarke. Mr. Clarke was instrumental in the early stage of development of the SBA and has assisted through his advocacy efforts in the 1970s and ’80s in laying […]

    September 28, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  13. Republic of China (Taiwan) donates to Nevis’ Alexandra Hospital

    The Republic of China (Taiwan) has demonstrated its understanding of technology in enhancing services by presenting a much needed Information System and wheel chairs to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) for use at the Alexandra Hospital. The handing over ceremony was held on the Alexandra Hospital grounds; Resident Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan), […]

    September 28, 2015HealthNo comments
  14. BARBADIAN FILM COMPANY AWARDED AT “BEST SHORTS” COMPETITION IN U.S.A

    Sea Weaver Productions Inc. is proud to announce that its latest Bajan documentary “Barbados Surfer Girl” has won four Awards of Merit from the Los-Angeles based global film competition Best Shorts , in the categories of Documentary Short, Sports, Original Score and Fitness/Nutrition. The Best Shorts competition recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in […]

    September 28, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  15. Verizon is 1st U.S. Wireless Company to Offer Roaming in Cuba

    It’s just over a month since the USA officially reopened its embassy in Cuba. Right now, Verizon Wireless customers who travel internationally can connect easily – including talk, messaging and data – while in the Caribbean’s largest nation, through the company’s Pay-As-You-Go International Travel option. “Our customers are citizens of the world, and we want them to […]

    September 28, 2015BusinessNo comments
  16. “JAMES WHITE” (Cynthia Nixon, DRAMA – 2015)

    James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. He retreats further into a self-destructive, hedonistic lifestyle, but as his mother battles a serious illness, James is forced to take control of his life.

    September 27, 2015Cinema, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. What inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”? A Ron Howard reconstruction – ‘IN THE HEART OF THE SEA’

    In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. But that told only half the story. “In the Heart of the […]

    September 27, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015)

    With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they […]

    September 27, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Guerneys for the QEH, Life Saving Operations for children and more from the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust

    Children in need of medical attention – who live with Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) or Rickets (softening of leg bones and knee joints) – and other challenges now have an affordable means of addressing such difficulties thanks to the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust. International non-profit, humanitarian organization World Pediatric Project and the Queen Elizabeth […]

    September 27, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. Caribbean Innovation Competition 2016 now open for young entrepreneurs, including Barbados

    The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The University of the West Indies launched the Caribbean Innovation Competition 2015-2016, a regional support programme and startup accelerator for CARICOM nationals seeking to take their Entrepreneurial Initiatives to the Market. The CIC is open to aspiring business owners as part of the […]

    September 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  21. What happens in Vegas comes to SOTIC: Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference

    The key to Las Vegas’ continued success as a tourist destination and how its success is achieved will be shared at the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC) in Curaçao in October. While Las Vegas is synonymous with casino gambling, Caroline Coyle, the vice president of brand strategy at the Las Vegas […]

    September 27, 2015TravelNo comments
  22. Longest track in series history for Red Bull GRC Barbados

    Red Bull Global Rallycross returns to Bushy Park Barbados next week (October 3/4) with a brand new course layout, the longest and fastest in series history. At 1.1208 miles long, it is the first track to run for more than a mile; with the addition of two new passing zones via track design and a […]

    September 27, 2015RallyNo comments
  23. Award-winning author Zoanne Evans releases her 3rd publication to raise funds for children’s charity

    University-level educator and award-winning author Zoanne Evans shifts the focus from her two previous poetry oriented publications with the release of the “Kids in Action Colouring/Activity Book”. This newest venture is geared at raising funds for the Zoanne Evans-led Kids in Action charitable organisation. Kids in Action is a registered charity that aims to make […]

    September 27, 2015BooksNo comments
  24. Scotiabank Staff Give Time and Money for Back To School Outreach

    It’s said that time is money and Scotiabank employees gave both recently to make the back-to-school transition smoother for school children across the island. Staff members from the bank’s Bridgetown branch continued their long-standing support of the HIV Food Bank, donating school supplies to its affiliate group, the Family Care Support Group including books, stationery, […]

    September 27, 2015EducationNo comments
  25. Ram’s victories Flowing Over: Bookings increased dramatically

    Flow said congratulations to Peter Ram or “Yella African” as he’s known, who is not only one of the telecom giant’s ambassadors but a very successful performer in this year’s Crop Over. His victories enabled him to get more bookings outside of Kadooment, as heard in the following clip… Flow also showed appreciation to loyal […]

    September 27, 2015MusicNo comments