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  1. HFF announces Audience Award for 2022 Hairouna Film Festival

    HFF proudly announces the Audience Award winner of the 3rd annual Hairouna Film Festival, which showcased 48 films from 20 countries over 14 days in May. The winning film was well-received by the festival’s in-person audiences in SVG and Jamaica, as well as its virtual attendees. The winner of the 3rd Hairouna Film Festival Audience […]

    June 24, 2022Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Four Police Officers Rewarded for Meritorious Service From

    In a short ceremony held over the weekend, at the Boardroom of Police Headquarters, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Sylvester Louis, continued the initiative he started with the inaugural “Sylvester Louis Plural Book Prize.” This initiative, which is in its second year, recognises and rewards police officers who have performed creditably above and beyond the […]

    June 10, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    The ten entrepreneurs from around the region, who have won the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition, will collect their cheques and trophies on January 31st and February 10th 2022 and meet their mentors as they commence the first year of the competition. Entrepreneurs from Barbados and St Vincent will […]

    February 21, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Ronald Williams is the Top Entrant in the 24th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition

    Ronald Williams emerged as the top entrant in the 24th Frank Collymore Literary Endowment (FCLE) Competition. This was announced during a scaled-down in-person awards ceremony at the Frank Collymore Hall. Despite his “The Fall of Autumn Leaves” being the year’s best submission, however, the US-based Barbadian writer was awarded the $5,000 second prize, as the […]

    February 6, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Cleantech Cluster Barbados (BLOOM) Presents Bds $100,000 in Business Incubator Grants

    The Cleantech Cluster Barbados (BLOOM) awarded grants of BDS$20,000 to five companies from its incubator programme. Launched in 2018, BLOOM is a landmark initiative for the Barbados Industrial Development Corporation, currently trading as Export Barbados (BIDC), that seeks to promote cleantech entrepreneurship and the commercialization of new cleantech innovations. The Cleantech Incubator Programme is a […]

    January 19, 2022Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley & New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams: EVERYBODY’S MAGAZINE PERSON OF THE YEAR

    New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams and Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley are EVERYBODY’S Person of the Year for 2021. The Magazine’s Person of the Year (then called Man and Woman) started in 1978, following EVERYBODY’S launch on January 2, 1977. Additional information in EVERYBODY’S 2022 Global Caribbean Calendar/POY 21 edition. The first year’s […]

    January 3, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Ten celebrate thanks to the NCF’s Decorate and Win

    The 10 lucky entrants who participated in the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) inaugural Decorate and Win Independence promotion have received their winnings. The competition saw 10 lucky people claiming close to $10,000 in cash prizes from the NCF. Throughout the month of November, the NCF encouraged Barbadians to show their national pride by decorating their […]

    December 24, 2021CultureNo comments

    Ten enterprising entrepreneurs from Barbados and around the region have emerged as the winners in the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition. The businesses winning this segment of the three year contest cover a gamut of enterprises including a producer of gluten free pasta, a mobile tyre service provider and […]

    December 11, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. CIIF Digitization of Music Accelerator Programme deemed a success

    Guyanese entrepreneur and recording artist Martin Massiah is the recipient of a US$10,000 Grant to help bring the winning marketing plan for his business to life. The announcement was made yesterday morning during the virtual closing ceremony of the Digitization of Music Accelerator Programme, which was funded by the Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund […]

    December 9, 2021MusicNo comments
  10. Vice-President of Suriname Receives West African Diaspora Distinguished Leadership Award 2021

    The West African Diaspora Awards was launched in 2019 to honor extraordinary individuals from the diaspora in the Americas. This was an initiative of Prof. Dr. Babatunde Akinsanya, who is the Director General of the Institute of Strategic Customer Service and Trade Management in Abuja, Nigeria. He is the chairman of the West African Diaspora […]

    December 9, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Ten enterprising entrepreneurs from Barbados and around the region have emerged as the winners in the first leg of the Goddard Enterprises Ltd  (GEL) 100th Anniversary competition. The businesses winning this segment of the three year contest cover a gamut of enterprises including a producer of gluten free pasta, a mobile tyre service provider and […]

    December 6, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Ronaldo is in 7th Heaven on retention of his number as he reunites with Manchester United this weekend

    There was a big question mark for many football fans as to what would happen for Cristiano Ronaldo as to what shirt number would be allocated after his shift from Juventus to Manchester United. As the pointed out? “Premier League rules state… a player cannot swap shirt numbers once a season is under way, meaning […]

    September 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  13. A Dolla’ a play, Barbados Lottery’s Double Draw, can go a long way!

    $25k worth of dreams play today. Beat those nightmares with Double Draw. #LiveLifeLavishly #25K #DoubleDraw #ADollaADay

    September 6, 2021Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Bitt and Stellar Development Foundation Selected as Finalists for Global CBDC Challenge

    Global fintech company, Bitt, and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have been announced as one of 15 finalists for the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Global CBDC Challenge to develop and showcase retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) solutions. Bitt and Stellar together aim to provide a complete solution that permits central banks to issue […]

    September 4, 2021TechnologyNo comments

    On October 13, 2021, Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL) will celebrate its 100th anniversary.  The company started from humble beginnings when the founder J.N. Goddard left the parish of St. John, Barbados and walked to the capital Bridgetown, some 10 miles away, to sell his cow, with not much more than that cow to his name. […]

    August 27, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Africa in My Skin wins USA graphic design award for St. Martin book publisher

    HNP has won the American Inhouse Graphic Design Award 2021 for África en mi piel / Africa in My Skin / L’Afrique dans la peau, according to Gordon Kaye, publisher at Graphic Design USA (GDUSA). House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) received the award in July on behalf of both companies from GDUSA in New York […]

    August 13, 2021BooksNo comments
  17. CARICOM Scty-Gen. Hails Bermuda Gold Medallist’s ‘Spectacular Achievement’

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to Ms. who won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the women’s individual Triathlon event. The congratulatory message reads: “On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) I offer heartiest congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda on her spectacular achievement of winning a gold medal in […]

    August 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  18. Bitt globally awarded as Central Bank Digital Currency Partner

    For its work on the DCash pilot, global fintech company, Bitt, was awarded as the 2021 Central Bank Digital Currency Partner by the industry’s leading information resource – Central Banking Publications. The announcement came during the virtual Central Banking FinTech and RegTech Global Awards which celebrated the innovations and achievements of central banks and technology […]

    June 19, 2021TechnologyNo comments
  19. Kathy Harper-Hall is 2021’s BOA Esther Maynard ICON Awardee

    Regionally renowned sports administrator, Kathy Harper Hall is the 2021 recipient of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) Women in Sport Icon of the Year Award. Harper-Hall received the award at a virtual ceremony held on Sunday in which tributes were paid by former broadcaster and long-term president of the Barbados Netball Association, Annette Beckett, […]

    March 31, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  20. The 78th Golden Globes address controversy, amidst a glitchy telecast where streaming reigns supreme

    The 78th Golden Globe Awards underwent a rocky evening technically while fleetingly seeking to address the controversy rocking the organization behind the ceremony, in a pandemic-dictated format that saw streaming dominate the movie awards and an emotional posthumous win by actor Chadwick Boseman. Boseman’s award, for his role in the Netflix adaptation of the stage […]

    March 1, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. FCLE Winners to be Announced During Virtual Ceremony

    The winners of the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards will be announced during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, February 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be streamed on the Central Bank of Barbados’ Facebook page and YouTube channel. Stephen Brathwaite, Manager of the Bank’s Frank Collymore Hall, revealed that the Bank, which […]

    February 13, 2021Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Reynold Weekes Primary – Honest act leads to new walkway for students

    The students of Reynolds Weekes Primary School recently had a most valuable lesson – that when you do good, good will follow you, you can benefit others, sometimes even a long time after your good deed! Sometime last year, four pupils of the St. Philip school found a wallet and returned it to the owner. […]

    December 17, 2020EducationNo comments

    Digicel Jamaica Foundation took home the coveted Social Contribution Award at this year’s virtual staging of the World Communication Awards. Having to switch to a virtual format this year, the ceremony was broadcast live as they announced the winner of each category and then showed a victory video from each. In addition to having the […]

    November 7, 2020BusinessNo comments
  24. $50,000 richer with Blue Diamond and The Barbados Lottery

    Alvin Burke is now the lucky $50,000 winner of the $5 Blue Diamond instant scratch game from The Barbados Lottery. As a self-professed ‘seasoned’ instant scratch ticket player since 1995, Mr. Burke stated that he prefers to play the games which tell players whether they have won right away. He plays them every day, normally […]

    November 6, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments

    A 32-year old Registered Nurse tending to COVID-19 patients at a hospital Intensive Care Unit in both Curaçao and St. Maarten, who later contracted the virus himself, is among regional winners in this year’s inaugural Unsung Frontline Heroes initiative. The programme, designed by CIBC FirstCaribbean through its ComTrust Foundation to unearth the work of persons […]

    October 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Health1 comment