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  1. Flow announces successful testing of LTE technology

    Barbados is poised to welcome the next generation of mobile telephony. In another first, leading telecommunications provider Flow has announced the successful testing of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, a move that will see Barbadians welcoming the fourth generation mobile technology that has evolved from its predecessors 3G, 2G and 1G. “We are very […]

    October 26, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. BARBADOS AS 99 PER CENT LITERATE IS INTACT, CLAIMS MINISTER OF EDUCATION

    Barbados continues to have an exemplary academic record according to the island’s serving Minister of Education… Ronald Jones, MP for Christ Church East Central and a member of the Freundel Stuart Cabinet, was responding to a question from The Bajan Reporter if this country still has a 99 per cent literacy rate. Mr Jones was […]

    October 26, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Suzuki Challenge Series leaders Esuf and Wood ready for finale

    Suzuki Challenge Series points leaders Suleman Esuf and Ryan Wood are ready to “push hard” at Bushy Park Barbados next Sunday (October 30) as a packed programme of day and night racing brings the SCS Summer Season to a close. The eight-hour programme, which starts at 2.00pm, also includes Bushy Park Motor Sports Inc (BPMSI) […]

    October 26, 2016Featured, RallyNo comments
  4. MASSY FOUNDATION DONATES THOUSANDS TOWARDS SECONDARY QUALIFICATION IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

    Agriculture is far being sweaty and digging in fields now, Barbadians can be missing out on hundreds of thousands of dollars in a perpetually successful industry. Mr DeCaires alerted his audience that agriculture is highly mechanized now and what was once a dirty job can lead to prosperous tenures involving tourism since many visitors journey […]

    October 26, 2016AgricultureNo comments
  5. EDUCATION MINISTER WELCOMES FLOW STUDY E-LEARNING TOOL

    Primary and secondary school students now have at their disposal an electronic tool that can help them study more efficiently, thanks to telecommunication’s company, FLOW. Deeming it “another instalment in investment in our young people” here and the Caribbean, he said Barbados continues to be the number one learning society in the Caribbean and in […]

    October 26, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Ministers from the European Union, Latin America & Caribbean united at CELAC-UE Conclave

    Dominican Republic has become the capital of transatlantic diplomacy today with the reception of more than 30 ministers and 59 delegations of countries participating at the first meeting of Foreign Ministers and Senior Officials of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the European Union states, event that will be held until […]

    October 26, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  7. “The 50th Empire!” – BB Fashion Week, November 4th to 6th

    Unique Productions Worldwide Limited (UPWL) announces BB Fashion Week 2016 from November 4th – 6th at the Hilton Barbados Resort. The weekend of activities will feature three fashion Workshops, a Make-up Competition, four Fashion Shows, twenty-five designers and Four Shopping Parties. This year’s cast features Super Model and Celebrity Shaun Ross whose portfolio includes Vogue, […]

    October 26, 2016FashionNo comments
  8. “School feeding programmes could help fight NCDs in CARICOM” By – Kenton X. Chance

    A food and nutrition official has identified the school feeding programme as a means of combating unhealthy eating habits in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “… we see the school feeding programme as an important mechanism for inculcating healthy eating habits because there is a serious problem of obesity that leads to problems of health, non-communicable […]

    October 26, 2016AgricultureNo comments
  9. Plan to launch free WiFi hotspots in Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic’s Danilo Medina administration announced plans to provide around 5,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots in parks, public squares, universities, schools and hospitals nationwide as part of its “Digital Republic” program for 2016-2020. Other measures include a deal with local energy utility ETED to bring fiber-optic technology to 32 underserved localities in the southwest of […]

    October 26, 2016TechnologyNo comments
  10. ST MICHAEL NORTH WEST NOMINATION FOR OPPOSITION AT ELLERSLIE

    The finalisation of candidates for Barbados’ main opposition continues apace since elections are constitutionally due by January 2018. Therefore, it’s no surprise when the St Michael North West branch of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is set to meet this evening to nominate their candidate for the next voting when called. Opposition Leader Mia Mottley […]

    October 25, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  11. HARRIS PAINTS MENTORS BARBADIAN SECONDARY STUDENTS IN UNPRECEDENTED MOVE

    Twenty-seven teenagers are smiling from ear to ear today, as they begin a paid internship thanks to Harris Paints and the Rotary Club of Barbados. Rivalries between Barbadian secondary schools are legendary, so to organise and coordinate 27 pupils from four different institutions is nothing short of miraculous. Students from Lodge, Codrington College, the Barbados […]

    October 24, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE ADDS TWO LEADING PROTON THERAPY EXPERTS TO ITS COMPREHENSIVE RADIATION ONCOLOGY DEPARTMENT

    Marcio Fagundes, M.D., and Michael Chuong, M.D., have joined Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida’s unique and integrated Radiation Oncology department, which will offer both standard photon therapy and, beginning in 2017, the region’s first proton therapy center. Dr. Fagundes will serve as the department’s medical director and vice chair, and Dr. Chuong […]

    October 24, 2016Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. Burt resigns as shadow finance minister of Bermuda

    David Burt has resigned as Bermuda’s Shadow Minister of Finance. Mr Burt handed in his resignation from the post yesterday to Bermudian Opposition leader, Marc Bean, but confirmed he’d remain Deputy Leader of the Progressive Labour Party. On Saturday, Mr Burt was canvassing in Pembroke West Central, saying on Twitter at about 5pm: “Listening to […]

    October 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. Applicants Must Not Wear Eyeglasses in U.S. Passport & Visa Photos

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) advises that, effective November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport and visa photos. The U.S. Department of State is implementing this policy to enhance the security of the application process […]

    October 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  15. ARRIVAL (Aliens Movie, 2016) – Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker & Jeremy Renner

    When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team – led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that […]

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. KILL COMMAND (Sci Fi, 2016) – Vanessa Kirby, David Ajala & Mike Noble

    Set in the very near future, an elite squad of highly trained marines, led by commanding officer Captain Bukes (Lindhardt) are sent on a routine training exercise to a remote island. No one knows the precise location and from which all communications are cut off. They’re accompanied by “tech head” Specialist Mills (Kirby), a mysterious […]

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. “My Dead Boyfriend” (2016) – Heather Graham, Comedy Movie

    A woman discovers who her couch potato boyfriend really was after she finds him dead at home.

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. DOCTOR STRANGE – Mads ‘Hannibal’ Mikkelsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams & Benedict Cumberbatch

    After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant and conceited surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

    October 23, 2016Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. WORKBENCH FURNITURE TAKES BEACON INSURANCE TO COURT OVER FIRE COMPENSATION

    The gloves have finally come off, Beacon Insurance opened up to the media on their side of the dispute with Workbench Furniture over a 2012 fire claim… Viewers may recall the print media has been subject to a number of advertisements claiming Beacon treated Workbench in a supposedly shoddy manner by apparently ignoring a claim […]

    October 22, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Canada & Barbados soon to complete new aero-transport agreement

    Barbados and Canada are finalising a new air tranpsort accord. Talks are also underway for a bilateral agreement that would liberalise trade between CARICOM and Canada. Making the announcements at the official debut of the latest Canadian High Commissioner for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Minister of Foreign Affairs Senator Maxine McClean said the air transport […]

    October 22, 2016PoliticalNo comments
  21. Bajan completes 10th Clipper Round the World Race

    Barbados will soon resume competitive sailing overseas in a huge way, hearkening back to the days of yore when this country was the finishing post for the Trans-Atlantic race which began in the Azores. The Harris Paints Chairman was on hand to celebrate the nautical exploits of his nephew who just completed a sailing race […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  22. “COSTLY DECISION BY NATIONAL CONSERVATION COMMISSION’S BOARD TO BREACH CABINET’S LAST IN FIRST OUT PRINCIPLE” BY: EDMUND G. HINKSON, M.P. FOR ST. JAMES NORTH AND ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

    It is a welcome relief to know that the near 200 redundant National Conservation Commission (NCC) workers, some of whom are my constituents, have finally been paid some form of compensation for their unlawful dismissals by the DLP government some two and a half years ago. These payments finally bring some partial vindication to what […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  23. AGRICULTURE AND HOUSING COOPERATING CLOSELY ON DESALINATION

    Four new desalination plants to ease Barbados’ water concerns in the north and east of the island are well on their way for development. This project is funded by the Inter-American Development Bank and zoning to prevent any residences or businesses being built too near the proposed sites are already fully established. On September 9th, […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, NatureNo comments
  24. DIGICEL LAUNCHES TEXT TO DONATE LINE TO SUPPORT RELIEF EFFORTS IN HAITI

    In the wake of Hurricane Matthew that destroyed 90 percent of Southern Haiti on October 5th, Digicel has launched a text line that will allow its customers to donate well-needed funds towards the humanitarian relief effort that is urgently needed in Haiti. Digicel Barbados customers can make a donation to the Haiti Relief Fund by […]

    October 20, 2016EventsNo comments
  25. 4th Annual Barbados Investment & Financial Showcase

    THE fourth annual Barbados Investment & Financial Products Showcase (BIAFPS), will take place on Tuesday, October 25th, at the Grand Salle, Frank Collymore Hall, Tom Adams Financial Building, from 9:45 a.m. The BIAFPS which provides an opportunity for Financial and Investment Institutions to showcase and promote their products and services to the general public, the […]

    October 20, 2016EducationNo comments