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  1. PLUS SIZE DIVA DELEGATE #4 MISS HQ SPORTS BAR – RONDA KEIZER

    Ronda Keizer, Miss Plus Size Diva Barbados delegate #4 is a loving and dedicated mother of two. Hailing from the parish of Christ Church, at age thirty five she is very passionate about life and helping others; whilst possessing a fun-loving approach. Through a zeal for cooking, Miss HQ Sports Bar started a catering business […]

    June 26, 2016Breaking News, Fashion, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Game Of Thrones SE 06 (Finale at Olympus by Invite Only): Samwell Tarly & Gilly

    Q: Set the scene for Sam and Gilly as we begin Season Six. JB: Well you join Sam, and I suppose Gilly as well by proxy, in one of the most positive spaces he’s ever been in, in terms of his narrative in the show – he’s manipulated his way over the course of quite […]

    June 26, 2016Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  3. PM STUART TO ATTEND OPENING OF EXPANDED PANAMA CANAL (DENIS LOWE’S ADVICE TO MEDIA, BUT WHO PAYS?)

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will travel at the expense of Barbadians who are yet to see a wage hike since 2009 join a number of Heads of State and Governments from the region and the international community in Panama for the formal opening of the expanded Panama Canal this weekend. Mr. Stuart was invited by […]

    June 26, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Cable & Wireless Communications’ Flow ID Wins Global Telecoms Business Award for Customer Service Innovation

    UXP Systems, the leader in User Lifecycle Management for telecommunications operators, is pleased to announce today that they have been presented with the prestigious Telecoms Innovation Award for customer service innovation. The award, presented by Global Telecoms Business, honors the most innovative telecommunication achievements in the industry. UXP Systems, along with C&W Communications (C&W), were […]

    June 26, 2016Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  5. Anti Cyber Bullying Workshop hosted at UN House

    Shut Down Cyber Bullying, an Anti Cyber bullying initiative by the Rotary Club of Barbados, hosted a workshop with over 40 secondary school principals, guidance counsellors, PAREDOS members and social workers at the United Nations Headquarters last week to develop new anti cyberbullying guidelines and resources for schools. “Online issues affect us all and with […]

    June 26, 2016EducationNo comments
  6. FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR BENJE FOR ST. LUCIA’S CARNIVAL 2016!

    From Soufriere to The Bahamas to Bejing in China and back, Benje has every intention of making a notable mark in his home country of St. Lucia, especially for this year’s Carnival 2016. Since his return from the Bahamas, Benje has been radio hopping to promote his Groovy Soca Track ‘Lay Bam Bam‘ and to […]

    June 26, 2016MusicNo comments
  7. Librarians and archivists participate in U.S. government-sponsored leadership program

    A group of librarians and archivists from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean will travel to the United States as participants in a U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) running from June 13 to July 1. The 21-day program is designed to enhance participants’ knowledge and understanding of policies, best practices, and challenges […]

    June 25, 2016EducationNo comments
  8. Streamlined efficiency in Caribbean schools: SmartTerm looking towards education’s future

    SmartTerm, a cohesive web and mobile learning management system, aims to reinvent education in the Caribbean by providing school administrations and students with a seamless, integrated experience. “Three years ago Shamir came to me with the idea after experiencing the school system in the United States and we thought of creating a tool for schools […]

    June 25, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  9. Virgin Atlantic to increase their weekly flights to Barbados from London, Gatwick & Manchester in summer 2017

    Barbados is set to receive even more visitors out of its No. 1 market as Virgin Atlantic has announced it will increase flights into Barbados from London, Gatwick and Manchester effective April 2017. In making the announcement, Virgin noted that, “this decision was made to assist in enabling us to meet increased demands during peak […]

    June 25, 2016TravelNo comments
  10. EXPRESS DEALS 246 ALLOWS CUSTOMERS TO SHOP ONLINE WITHOUT DELAY

    ExpressDeals246 makes it easy for any consumer who needs a product but wants to avoid the daily hustle of traffic, heat and long lines by delivering the items ordered online directly to the customer’s doorstep. The service is Cash on Delivery, with debit and credit card facilities available soon. The range of offered products compares […]

    June 20, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments
  11. PLUS SIZE DIVA DELEGATE #5 MISS FASHION CITY BOUTIQUE – KENDREA GIBBS

    This nineteen year old aspires to obtain a doctorate where she can be a certified paediatrician helping children, babies and young mothers. Understanding the struggle of having to depend on others and choosing to be independent, she currently attends the Barbados Community College and works in checkout part-time. Though both can be considered overwhelming there […]

    June 19, 2016Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  12. BARBADOS ON THE RADAR OF HENNESSY INTERNATIONAL BRAND

    Barbados is on the “radar” as being the leading consuming country per capita of the Hennessy International brand. And, as it celebrates its 50th year of Independence, as well as 77 years of partnership with Hennessy, Barbados is on its way to establishing the “perfect relationship” with the 250- year-old brand. Stating that it was […]

    June 19, 2016FashionNo comments
  13. U.S. Embassy hosts interactive program to prevent LGBT hate crimes

    On June 14, U.S. Embassy Bridgetown hosted an interactive program aimed at promoting tolerance and preventing hate crimes against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community. The program featured a screening of the award-winning documentary Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, followed by an interactive webchat featuring the U.S. Department of State’s […]

    June 19, 2016Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  14. USAID Caribbean Clean Energy Program Helps Green the Grid

    The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Caribbean Clean Energy Program (CARCEP) is assisting Caribbean nations to become more energy efficient through policies and incentives that promote low emission growth and greater public-private sector investment in clean energy development. More than 40 representatives and experts from the Caribbean energy sector met in Barbados last […]

    June 19, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  15. PROCUREMENT LEGISLATION COMING

    The process leading to the passing of an act for the regulation and control of Public Procurement in Barbados is well under way. Mr. Sinckler later disclosed to the media that the legislation was at a very advanced stage, and should hopefully go to Parliament before year-end. He explained that it was part of the […]

    June 19, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  16. European Union provides support for the Caribbean to cope with drought

    The impact of natural disasters is increasing, despite countries’ efforts to reduce it. Over the past year, drought has affected more than 6.2 million people in the Caribbean, especially in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba. Irregular and insufficient rainfall throughout 2015 has caused loss of crop and livestock in the region. For the third […]

    June 19, 2016NatureNo comments
  17. NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT FOR GRENADA BREWERIES LTD 2016-2019 SIGNED OFF

    A new collective agreement for Grenada Breweries Ltd (GBL), for the period 2016 to 2019 was agreed to and signed off before the expiry date of 31st May 2016. GBL sent its proposal six months in advance of expiry of the current collective agreement, and the GTAWU responded with the same courtesy, by sending theirs […]

    June 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  18. Flow Takes Inclusive Approach to Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    In the spirit of the Olympic Games, Flow – the Official Broadcast Partner and Exclusive Telecommunications Partner of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – announced it will extend access of its broadcast rights to the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games to facilitate other providers throughout the Caribbean to air the event. This means that Flow, […]

    June 19, 2016Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  19. Barbados needs BuildIng Code ratified

    An upcoming conference on Facilities Management exposed Barbados’ glaring lack of a building code, which could have prevented the September 2010 tragedy of the Campus Trendz fire where 6 young girls died trapped in a blaze started by robbers. Caribbean industry professionals will be meeting in Barbados to deliberate during a two-day World FM Day […]

    June 19, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  20. BARBADIAN LEADER SPEAKS OUT AGAINST THE DEATH OF GAY COMMUNITY IN USA AT PULSE MASSACRE

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart offered condolences to US President Barack Obama, on the tragic death of Americans targeted for their LGBT lifestyle in the Pulse massacre in Orlando, Florida, which is known as a popular gay nightclub. The Barbadian PM added at this time of sorrow and mourning, the Government and people of Barbados were […]

    June 19, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Growing the next great West Indian cricketers

    Cricket in the West Indies looks set to continue its winning ways with the news that the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has inked an exciting new agreement with Digicel. As the biggest supporter of cricket across the region for the last 12 years, this time around Digicel will be helping to grow the already […]

    June 14, 2016CricketNo comments
  22. PLUS SIZE DIVA DELEGATE #6 MISS PLUS COUTURE – DERIKA HAREWOOD

    Derika Harewood, delegate #6 was born in November 1996, attended the Alexandra and Frederick Smith Secondary School after which she was able to enter the BCCHI with 8 CXC passes and is now in the process of obtaining her Associate Degree in Tourism and Travel. This course assists in feeding her love for the tourism […]

    June 14, 2016Breaking News, Fashion, FeaturedNo comments
  23. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN LAUNCHES NEW MOBILE BANKING APP

    Customers of CIBC FirstCaribbean with smart phones, now have another innovative banking solution that will fit in with their busy lives. This is thanks to the recently launched user-friendly mobile banking app for smartphones – another innovation from the regional bank. “The new Mobile App joins a series of innovations introduced to help the bank’s […]

    June 14, 2016Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  24. ACCIDENT ON SALTERS ROAD

    Police are investigating an accident with injuries which occurred on Salters Road, St. George involving a minibus and a motorcycle about 2.30 pm on June 13, 2016. Small sustained serious head and pelvis injuries and was transported to the QEH by ambulance and is currently in a serious condition. David Welch – ASP (Ag); Public […]

    June 14, 2016Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Regional Security System Fusion Centre at Paragon earns its keep

    Cooperation between global jurisdictions is the main goal of the Regional Security System Fusion Centre at Paragon and its purpose is already earning its keep. British High Commissioner Victoria Dean held a reception for defence and security officials at Ben Mar, the High Commission’s official residence. She also told members of government, diplomatic missions and […]

    June 12, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments