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  1. Contestants for 36th Edition of Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant Announced

    The Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant Show organizing committee have announced the Confirmed contestants for the 35th edition of the most prestigious pageant in the Caribbean. Widely regarded as the Ms Teen World Pageant of the Caribbean, the stunning teenaged beauties from across the region will contest for the 2015 Haynes Smith Miss […]

    November 30, 2015FashionNo comments
  2. Jamaican National Wins Commonwealth Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

    Jamaican Entrepreneur, Valrie Grant is the winner of The 2015 Commonwealth Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award was presented during the first Commonwealth Women’s Forum being held in tandem with the Commonwealth Business Forum in Malta. The Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network is an accredited organization which focuses on women’s economic empowerment and is recognised […]

    November 30, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Honey Jam Artists Wow Sold Out Audience!

    The 5th anniversary Honey Jam concert did not disappoint the sold out crowd at Frank Collymore Hall. The energy was high from the start with a pre-party on the terrace with music by DJ D.Luxe and fashionistas walking the Maybelline New York Black Carpet. Host Alex Jordan was in fine form, quickwitted and dynamic, as […]

    November 30, 2015MusicNo comments
  4. Sexual Assault of women IS A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

    Rape describes a form of sexual assault by one person against another which may include psychological coercion and physical force and may involve vaginal, anal and oral penetration. Although homosexual and heterosexual males may be victims, most victims of sexual assault are females who have been forcibly penetrated by an individual or group of men. […]

    November 30, 2015CrimeNo comments
  5. Caribbean Gospel Star Sherwin Gardner Delivers New Hit Album, ‘Fixer’

    Internationally-acclaimed Caribbean Gospel star Sherwin Gardner delivers his new studio album Fixer, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Born in Trinidad and Tobago and now based in Antigua and Barbuda, Gardner celebrates over 25 years in the Gospel music industry and is a bonafide triple-threat as the producer, performer and […]

    November 30, 2015MusicNo comments
  6. St. Martin’s Lasana Sekou speaks on racist images in Caribbean tourism promotion at Costa Rica’s International Symposium

    St. Martin author Lasana M. Sekou recently presented a conference paper on “Color, Cultural Identity, and Tourism” at the University of Costa Rica (UCR), said his publisher HNP. “The persistence of racist images in tourism advertisement and in other forms of tourism promotion in the Caribbean and Central America was addressed in my paper,” said […]

    November 30, 2015TravelNo comments
  7. R.B.P.F ANNOYED – RESPONSE TO NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is responding to an article which was published in the Friday 27th November 2015 Weekend Nation Newspaper dated, with the headline ‘Campus says police probing student attacks‘. With respect to the missing female student, contrary to the article, based on our investigations, the information published is untrue. We refute the […]

    November 30, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  8. 2015 Independence Message by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

    Fellow Barbadians, I greet you once again as we celebrate the completion of 49 years of nationhood. We thank God for the guidance He has given us ever since we embarked on this journey on the 30th day of November, 1966. His bountiful blessings have been a source of continuing strength and inspiration to us […]

    November 30, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. 2015 Independence Message from Leader of the Opposition, Mia Amor Mottley

    One year shy of celebrating 50 years as an independent nation, I asked myself what this means to the average Barbadian today. For while I consider myself a ‘child of Independence‘, having been born in 1965, I did not experience the pride and excitement of those who witnessed our coming of age as a nation […]

    November 30, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. 49TH INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE (Congress of Trade Unions & Staff Assoc’s. – CTUSAB)

    On the forty-ninth anniversary of independence, Barbados as a small island developing state stands as a beacon on the world stage. As a people, Barbadians can use this occasion not only to celebrate the milestone that has been reached, but to reflect on where we are to date. It is for us to take pride […]

    November 30, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Final 8 offer support to local charities

    For the second successive year, eight local charities stand to benefit from the 2016 Banks Calendar Girl Competition. Introduced last year as an added element to the judging criteria, contestants in the Final 8 have each been assigned to local organisations and tasked to initiate and manage a community-oriented project. “The results last year were […]

    November 26, 2015CultureNo comments
  12. Make Harris Paints your first choice for Christmas!

    Digitally paint walls with a new colour and even change the colour and materials of your cabinets, floors and countertops for a virtual preview. If you settle on a combination of colours that you like, you can print out a design report and bring it to your Harris/B-H Retailer to purchase the colours you have […]

    November 26, 2015Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. ICBL helps Central Bank of Barbados with Young Barbadian Entrepreneurs

    Khalil Bryan of Caribbean Transit Solutions Inc. (CTS) emerged victorious at the Billion Dollar Dreams forum. Bryant’s pitch was judged the best by a panel of professionals comprising Dr. Nicholas Brathwaite, founding partner of an international private equity firm and speaker at the 40th Sir Winston Scott Memorial Lecture; Mr. John Williams, CEO of Cave […]

    November 26, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Changing the game: Cable & Wireless launches Flow Sports network across the Caribbean

    Flow’s sports fans are the winners with the news that Cable & Wireless (C&W) launched its new sports network, Flow Sports, on Monday 23rd November. With the arrival of the first Caribbean-based, region-wide High Definition sports network, Flow’s TV customers can now access new, exciting and high quality sports programming, featuring the best local and […]

    November 25, 2015Featured, FootballNo comments
  15. RE: WANTED MAN – ROMEO YARDE

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a man wanted in connection with serious criminal matters. Wanted is Romeo Dwight Yarde, 45 years, last known addresses #4 Opel Drive, Rock Dundo, St. James and #88 Bagatelle Gardens, St. Thomas. He is about 5’10” in height, slim build and […]

    November 24, 2015Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. HBO LAUNCHES TEASER ART FOR 6TH SEASON OF THE WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON “GAME OF THRONES”

    HBO launched today the teaser art from the sixth season of Game of Thrones, with the image of a wounded and bloody Jon Snow. The widely successful original series, winner of multiple Golden Globe® and Emmy® awards, surprised viewers around the world with the death of Snow during its fifth season finale. Created by David […]

    November 23, 2015Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  17. How do you solve a problem like Maria? Independent for Independence!

    Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard is now an Independent Parliamentary Representative until she decides her next move – when questioned by reporters, she was polite yet concise;- Opposition Leader Mia Mottley confirmed the expulsion, while simultaneously expressing regret such drastic action had to be enforced;- In response, the Opposition Leader stated Dr Agard […]

    November 23, 2015Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) PRICES ON THE RISE

    Effective midnight Sunday 22nd November consumers will be paying more for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). Petroleum prices are adjusted monthly by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade on the advice of the Division of Energy. Retail prices, therefore, will fluctuate in accordance with the imported prices of the products. (Division of Energy/BGIS)

    November 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. CBTF ANTICIPATING A FOURTH CYCLE

    Male graduands outstrip the females in the third cycle of the Competency-Based Training Fund (CBTF)… This was revealed by Manager of the CBTF, Anderson Lowe, as he spoke to graduates at Hilton Barbados Resort, at Needham’s Point, St. Michael;- Mr. Lowe explained that funding for programmes was awarded on a competitive basis and only those […]

    November 22, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  20. ANSA McAL UP’s THE ANTE FOR B.H.L SHAREHOLDERS TO $7

    ANSA McAL Limited (ANSA McAL) is advising all shareholders of Banks Holding Limited (BHL) of its intention to amend its offer to purchase 100 percent of the issued Common shares in Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) to BBD $7.00. This amended offer represents an increase of $1 over the last offer made by ANSA McAL on […]

    November 22, 2015Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  21. USING INTERNET TO EXPAND BARBADOS’ RETAIL SECTOR

    There is a claim that video platforms can reach the Caribbean market sought by both Barbadian entrepreneurs and upscale corporate entities, who can tap into regional markets without denting their pockets. Jeremy Stephens, President of the Barbados Economic Society, was part of a workshop for interested parties to learn about the use and construction of […]

    November 22, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  22. Barbadian Manufacturer rebrands popular Beverage with EU funding

    Barbadian manufacturers must do change and not claim they want better and remain in their same old formula and wonder why success seems elusive. Originally produced in the UK, Barbados was the default maker since 1970, using the same private ingredients incorporated 135 years ago by the Clayton brothers. When the change was initiated it […]

    November 22, 2015Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Barbadian Comic Book Publishers: FRESH MILK XVIII – November 26, 2015

    The Fresh Milk Art Platform is pleased to present FRESH MILK XVIII, taking place on Thursday, November 26, 2015 from 6-9 pm. The event will feature Danish artists Maj Hasager and Ask Kæreby who are in residence at Fresh Milk for the month of November. Maj will be in conversation about her recent publication Making […]

    November 22, 2015Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Real estate as single retirement strategy risky, financial expert

    A local financial expert has suggested that buying multiple properties as a single retirement strategy is risky. Michael Lashley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lashley Financial, shared this assessment recently at a pre-forum seminar, “Personal Finance Strategies for 2015 and Beyond“, held as part of the 6th Annual Fortress Investment Forum hosted by Fortress […]

    November 22, 2015BusinessNo comments
  25. UK HELPS RSS TACKLE SERIOUS CRIME & CORRUPTION

    The RSS and UK have joined forces to set up an Asset Recovery Unit which will tackle serious organised crime and corruption. The Asset Recovery Unit will be based at the RSS headquarters at Paragon, Christ Church and will support the RSS in building sustainable regional capacity in asset recovery. The Unit is being funded […]

    November 22, 2015CrimeNo comments