Tag Archives: analysis

  1. Roundtable book discussion for Barbados’ Heritage Month

    What book would you consider crucial to understanding or appreciating your culture and heritage? A book that makes you think about how we live. Or how we SHOULD live? I’ve chosen How Music Came to the Ainchan People, a novel by Barbadian master storyteller Timothy Callender for a roundtable book discussion for Barbados’ Heritage Month. […]

    June 19, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Nevis’ Alexandra Hospital installs, commissions state-of-the-art chemistry analyzer

    The Ministry of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) purchased a new state-of-the-art US$59,000 VITROS XT 3400 chemistry analyzer for the Alexandra Hospital’s Lab to assist in the speedy delivery of health care on the island. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health said at his monthly press conference in Cabinet Room […]

    March 29, 2021HealthNo comments

    HBO’s Emmy®-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER will return for its eighth season SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15. The series airs on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO GO. Times per country visit A satirical, insightful and meticulously researched look at current events in the U.S. and around the globe, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER […]

    February 7, 2021EventsNo comments
  4. Red Advertising now largest Google Partner Agency in the Caribbean

    Red Advertising has added the region’s most certified Google Ad agency to its list of achievements after an extensive staff training program. Twenty-one Red Advertising staff members across Barbados and Trinidad recently completed a three months long Google Ad training course, delivered by the Company’s UK-trained Online/Affiliate Marketing Specialist and Digital Director, Hannah Swift. The […]

    December 18, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER kicks off its 16th season this Friday, January 19th at 23hrs AST*, exclusively on HBO. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists and interviews with guests. Author Michael Wolff (Fire and Fury) is the top-of-show interview guest. […]

    January 24, 2018CinemaNo comments
  6. Amadeus reaches 50% market share in Suriname shortly after arriving in the market

    Amadeus, the leading technology provider for the travel industry has entered in the Suriname market, reaching a 50% market share while helping travel agencies drive their business and providing them with the tools they need to present a solid offer to customers. Suriname has become a very important market for Amadeus and travel agencies have […]

    November 13, 2017TravelNo comments
  7. Thor Ragnarok END CREDITS SCENES! (SPOILER ALERT – Thanos Ship Explained) (Post Credits Analysis)

    Thor Ragnarok Two Post Credit Scenes get a full breakdown and analysis. Who is in the ship that Thor and Loki see? What happens to the Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum) at the end of the film? Erik Voss explains these scenes, and how they set up the future of the MCU and Avengers Infinity War. CONNECT […]

    November 12, 2017Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Ser Richard’s business adventure (a la Westeros, apologies to Pat Hoyos)

    Ser Richard Branson, who is among the most storied and passionate entrepreneurs of our time, gave at least two publicly-staged interviews over about a week. The ones I am referring to are his appearance on a Washington Post-sponsored Programme called Cape UP, in which he was interviewed by the newspaper’s outstanding columnist Jonathan Capeheart, and […]

    May 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. 30 Movies That Are Going To Blow Everyone Away In 2017

    It’s never too early to get excited about taking a trip to the theater, so we’ve lined up the biggest upcoming releases — and whether you’re into action, comedy, horror, or drama, there’s something here for everyone…

    January 1, 2017Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Tim Burton Quick Facts: CONNECT WITH BBTV TRAILERS

    Video by BBTV Trailers Partner CONNECT WITH BBTV TRAILERS Twitter Facebook BBTV

    October 9, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Fortress Fund Managers: Keep investing even with unfavourable savings environment

    In the midst of what it has described as an “unfavourable savings climate“, Fortress Fund Managers is encouraging Barbadians to continue to invest. Mr. Cave noted that certain events throughout the year had not been favourable to Barbados’ financial climate including the elimination of personal tax allowances on Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) and group […]

    December 6, 2015BusinessNo comments

    Not resting on their laurels, the Barbados Tourism Product Authority continues to hone their database of clientele by analysing traceable social media to fine tune their outreach programme. Manager of Research and Product Integration – Wynsley Alleyne spoke of the importance of data to augment their latest initiative “Island Treasures.” The BTPA official says gathering […]

    October 25, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. Barbadians not filling surveys can hurt their own chances at growing regionally

    Barbados still is at the embryonic stage of D&A – not what CSI uses to solve cases but the term, Data And Analytics, where the number or locale of social media entries assist individuals and companies in creating better decisions on numerous activities. The KPMG partner sees the need for Barbados to speedily evolve to […]

    October 25, 2015TechnologyNo comments

    According to studies conducted by fisheries experts, there is scope to almost double fishing efforts and increase production from some shrimp and groundfish stocks in the Brazil-Guianas shelf in coming years. Shrimp and groundfish fisheries experts from the Brazil-Guianas Shelf sub-region, met in Barbados, 7-8 September, at a regional Workshop on Investing in Ecosystem-based Shrimp […]

    September 19, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  15. Basseterre Officers report 29 Per Cent reduction in overall serious crime for Federation

    Although homicides remain a grave concern for Kittitians, The High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is reporting a twenty-nine (29) percent overall drop in serious crime this year compared to the same period last year. In his report on the crime situation in the Federation, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) […]

    September 13, 2015CrimeNo comments
  16. CDB finances training for Caribbean water sector professionals

    Senior Water Sector professionals from across the Caribbean will meet on August 23 – 24 to identify better ways of planning for the impact of climate change on the region’s water supply and systems. The meeting, co-hosted by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), takes the form of a workshop entitled “Building a Climate Resilient Water […]

    August 24, 2015Events, NatureNo comments
  17. “Economic Growth: Can Tourism do it alone?” – Royal Fidelity holds Investor Forum

    Royal Fidelity, along with the presenters will give presentations on: · Outlooks for the Local, Regional & Global Economy · Restrictions and Drivers of Tourism Opportunities Needham’s Ballroom 1 & 2 – Hilton Barbados, Needham’s Point, St Michael Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

    August 8, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Race, Dialect Prejudice & Literacy in the George Zimmerman Trial & Beyond – Presented by John R. Rickford, Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University

    The testimony of Rachel Jeantel, close friend of Trayvon Martin and the prosecution’s star witness in the trial of George Zimmerman, was the subject of considerable public commentary in the summer of 2013. Social media pilloried her for her “slurred” or “ungrammatical” speech and described her as stupid and ignorant. But analyses of her use […]

    June 18, 2015Controversy, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. “Tourism competition is not a guessing game” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The performance of only five of the 14 independent Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are recorded in the 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum. Surprisingly, countries such as the Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts-Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines and St Lucia, which have a heavy reliance on tourism […]

    May 29, 2015TravelNo comments
  20. Standard and Poor’s affirms CDB’s AA/ A-1+ ratings: Barbados needs to learn what CDB did right

    Leading rating agency, Standard and Poor’s has affirmed the Caribbean Development Bank’s ‘AA/A-1+‘ credit ratings as well as its financial outlook at stable. “We are affirming our ‘AA/A-1+‘ long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on CDB. The stable outlook reflects our view that CDB will retain its high capital adequacy and sufficient liquidity, and that […]

    May 20, 2015BusinessNo comments
  21. OAS Electoral Observation Mission Commends Guyana on High Turnout in Elections

    The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS), led by Senator Lisa Shoman from Belize, congratulates the citizens of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana for their participation in the electoral process reflected by the high levels of voter turnout. The OAS/EOM team of 22 observers from 13 countries was present from […]

    May 20, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. “Guyanese electorate showed maturity despite intense frustration” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    In what turned-out to be a very close general election the twenty-two and a half years reign of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) as the government of Guyana has come to an end. By a narrow margin of just over 5,000 votes it fell four and a half years short of the rule of the […]

    May 16, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Professor Gordon Shirley to deliver CDB’s 16th Annual William G. Demas Lecture

    Professor Gordon Shirley, President & CEO of the Port Authority of Jamaica and former principal of the University of the West Indies’ Mona Campus will deliver the Caribbean Development Bank’s 16th annual William G. Demas Memorial Lecture. The lecture, entitled, ‘Rethinking Caribbean Logistics: Driving Forces; New Paradigms‘ will be held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium […]

    May 16, 2015EventsNo comments
  24. Did Sir Hilary change tune because he was “kicked upstairs”? Or how Bajan Media make Piranhas seem ethical…

    I have seen memes which lament how a comedian is the only real journalist in USA, this was referring to Jon Stewart… Now sadly readying to relinquish his late night mantle on Comedy Central. HBO has one of his alumni doing very well, John Oliver, he has taken what seems like a joke and dealt […]

    May 13, 2015Editorial, Education1 comment
  25. Regional airline vex at Starcom Network’s moderator for daring to analyse LIAT’s flight plans

    LIAT has taken note of comments made by a talk-show host on the Voice of Barbados Radio on Tuesday regarding a recent company advisory about high winds in Dominica and St. Vincent. Head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown said LIAT’s number one priority is to run a safe and reliable operation throughout its network. Mr. […]

    May 12, 2015TravelNo comments