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  1. Batman V Superman? V is for Vapid, let me count the ways!

    If DC sought to be unlike Marvel in how to do an ensemble view, then they succeeded beyond their wildest nightmares. However, let’s look at why and how it failed… Lex Luthor – when Gene Hackman played him against Chris Reeve it was as a clown, and to a lesser extent with Kevin Spacey in […]

    March 27, 2016CinemaNo comments
  2. Declaration of War: All hands on deck, High Noon – BWU ready to leash the Pit Bull?

    Barbados appears to be facing a national shutdown of various services, as the Barbados Workers Union claims the Water Authority’s management has continuously ignored agreements and the Executive Council has given the nod to consider ramping up protests. The Barbados Workers Union (BWU) placed a clarion call for all public servants to attend an urgent […]

    March 23, 2016BusinessNo comments
  3. $600,000 facelift for QEH’s ward C9 in memory of beloved clergyman

    Ward C9 of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) had reconstructive surgery to the tune of a $600,000 renovation in the memory of one of Barbados’ leading evangelists. The Ivy-Viola Williams Foundation, led by brothers Paul and Peter Williams, provided the refurbishment, which includes state of the art equipment designed to reduce germs and save money. […]

    March 20, 2016HealthNo comments

    ‘The Future is Here Today‘ was how Minister of Education Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones summed up Digicel’s latest innovation in the market place, Digicel Play. Using this as his own catch phrase for the product, Minister Jones told Digicel’s representatives and invited guests at the official launch at Colonnade Mall in Bridgetown: “What […]

    March 20, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  5. Antiguan Filmmaker Working on Regional TV Series Backed by the OECS

    Filmmaker and television producer Howard Allen was one of the key audio-visual professionals meeting in Dominica last week to workshop strategies for producing a new television series with the backing of the OECS. Allen, who heads HAMAFilms Antigua, was invited to provide technical support to develop a pilot for a regional television series during the […]

    March 20, 2016EducationNo comments
  6. “Calling All Responsible Employers” by Grenville Phillips II

    Approximately once every 5 years, Barbadians select persons to manage their national affairs. At the time of our independence, we received a debt-free island with well-maintained pubic infrastructure. Fifty years later, our public services are generally poorly managed, and we are risking losing our country as a result of our unsustainable national debt. During periods […]

    March 20, 2016PoliticalNo comments

    Digicel (Barbados) Limited announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. They are former Commercial Director, Alex Tasker and former CEO, Barry O’Brien. “I look forward to working again with fellow Board Members Alex Tasker, Bizzy Williams and Sir Kyffin Simpson” remarked O’Brien, who was CEO from November 2008 to April […]

    March 20, 2016BusinessNo comments

    HBO has announced its programming lineup for the month of March, with a host of new premieres including box-office sensations and brand new episodes of Animals, Vice, Vinyl, Girls, Togetherness and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. MOVIE PRESENTATIONS New releases of some of the biggest blockbuster films arrive every Saturday at 21hrs* on HBO. […]

    March 20, 2016CinemaNo comments
  9. Barbadians warned by Police experts of Auto Theft and Card Fraud

    After three visitors and a pregnant Bajan woman got held on credit card fraud, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is making sure it doesn’t happen again. CEO of the BHTA, Sue Springer, indicated the NGO recommenced a special early warning system so if any weird transactions by guests or customers with credit cards […]

    March 20, 2016Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Barbados Workers Union says Wages Dispute is in Water Authority’s hands

    The strike by the BWU division of the BWA is now in its third day and yet the board and management of the Authority and the parent Ministry appear unbothered by the action which will now, in all likelihood create further water worries to the general public. This is particularly worrying when one considers that […]

    March 20, 2016Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Not everyone is an innovator, but everyone should offer initiative – Goal of BEF’s charity drive

    With 231 students from 14 secondary schools across the country, the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation’s Charity Drive component is a runaway success. Approximately $9,000 was raised by teens between the ages of 14 and 16. Although better known for his publications like “The In’s & Out’s of Barbados” or the memoirs of hotelier John Chandler or […]

    March 3, 2016BusinessNo comments
  12. Download a movie in 2 minutes? Flow delivering 1Gbps speed to all customers

    Flow has landed yet another first for the country. In making the announcement, Niall Sheehy, Managing Director of Flow Barbados, said the decision has been made to meet the ever-growing demand for increased bandwidth. “Reliable access to high-speed broadband is critical to connecting Barbados to the digital world and we are especially pleased that the […]

    March 3, 2016TechnologyNo comments