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Tag Archives: Barbados Free Press

  1. The Return of Barbados Free Press? CLICO draws them out…

    These guys were gone almost four years, so much happened during the interim, one regime nearly taxes Barbados to death and nothing to show for it while a new Government assumes office under an unprecedented landslide of all seats… Then family of new administration are given tribute in a most royal way? Do we mean […]

    February 21, 2019Breaking News, Controversy, Featured1 comment
  2. “Allergies, Asthma & Urticaria” – Hosted by ‘Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.’

    This CME focuses on increasing the awareness of allergies & immunotherapy. Topics include assessment, diagnosis & treatment; allergic rhinitis & sinusitis; chronic urticaria; sensitivities, side effects & other drug-related intolerances; role of immunotherapy & more. Physicians, nurses & allied health professionals are welcome. CPE credit available. Guest Speaker: Professor Menachem Rottem Head of the Allergy […]

    February 23, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Carlton Hope Lionel Hall memorial Boxing tournament

    The Barbados Boxing Association is celebrating 40 years of existence and this will be highlighted at the Carlton Hope Lionel Hall memorial tournament. This coming Saturday the 28th, the 40th paying spectator will receive a gift. On the night card are 3 AIBA rank boxers; Jabali Breedy ranked 30th Kimberly Gittens ranked 37th Charles Cox […]

    October 24, 2017Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  4. Reformed Raul Garcia planning to become Havana Tour Operator, still views Barbados kindly

    PROLOGUE – David Comissiong: On the morning of Monday 8th January 2017 – my daughter, Aisha Comissiong, and I had just come to the end of a 12 day stay in Cuba and were about to start our journey to the Jose Marti Airport in Havana, when our vehicle was stopped and we were asked […]

    January 10, 2017Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. Barbadian Engineer designs new Political movement: Grenville Phillips II warns of vicious attacks if joining, urges everyone to solve and comment

    Grenville Phillips II chooses his words carefully, whether suggesting how Barbadians build better homes or examining if NISE really served its purpose, once he’s made a careful assessment – he makes no bones to state what should or should not be done if success can be grasped… For the noted engineer to decide to embark on […]

    July 2, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments

    I have been quiet for a while on the Central Bank Of Barbados (CBB) who once again issued a quarterly statement minus a media briefing, I have also ignored a book launch they just held and now they’re issuing Savings Bonds – this was, and will continue to be unless situations are redressed, deliberate… In […]

    June 7, 2015Business, Editorial1 comment
  7. Barbadian attorney wins Miami trip from credit card competition

    The Barbados grand prize winner in CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank’s recent “Give More, Get More” promotion is looking forward to enjoying a trip for two to Miami. Mark Goodridge, 62, was presented with his prize recently at the bank’s Warrens branch. Recalling how he reacted to news of the win, Mr. Goodridge said, “I was […]

    May 7, 2015TravelNo comments
  8. Launch of Barbados Small Business Development Centre Network

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS is pleased to announce the launch of the Barbados Small Business Development Centre Network (SBDC). The launch of the SBDC follows President Barack Obama’s engagement with CARICOM leaders in Kingston, Jamaica, where he discussed, among other topics, regional economic competitiveness in the Caribbean. The […]

    April 18, 2015BusinessNo comments
  9. Donna St Hill clears air on accommodations for Nigerian students, derides Barbados Free Press

    Barbados Free Press 14-01-2015, their claim(s);- What we know from local and African media is that 90 students from Nigeria’s Delta Youth Training Programme paid for 9 months accommodation in Barbados at the Infinity Beach Hotel. The students’ management team stayed at the hotel in December, and the students approved of their residence after they […]

    February 2, 2015Controversy, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Nigerian Deputy Governor refutes any funds are missing, plus no affairs with any Barbadians

    While not referring to the spurious Barbados Free Press, nor to any claims made by those represented by Douglas Trotman – nevertheless Amos Utuama, Deputy Governor of the Delta State in Nigeria made it clear there is no wrongdoing and students concerns will be answered before summer arrives… Trotman claims he represents the disgruntled pupils […]

    January 27, 2015Controversy, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. 39 YEAR OLD ELECTRICIAN CHARGED FOR ‘MALICIOUS COMMUNICATION:’ Will Barbados Gov’t Ban Twitter & Facebook next?

    First they came for the Communists And I did not speak out Because I was not a Communist Then they came for the Socialists And I did not speak out Because I was not a Socialist Then they came for Trade Unionists And I did not speak out Because I was not a trade unionist […]

    November 26, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  12. Penny for whose Thoughts? Not even a Quarter? No Media roundup for Central Bank of Barbados yet again!

    It is now clear that Paul indeed pays for all, in regards to the spat earlier this year between the Nation newspaper and the Central Bank of Barbados… For the second quarterly review in a row, the once usual media gathering has been set aside without any explanation? You’ll recall shortly after  Roy Morris resumed […]

    October 14, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  13. Suleiman Bulbulia on Barbados’ Muslim community & Barbados Free Press’ tabloid misrepresentation

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: sought to encourage Abdul Pandor to air his side of the current grievance which ignores other gated communities with Controversy such as Highgate Gardens over puppies, scissors and backpacks or Millennium Heights when police were refused entry to verify a domestic abuse report… It was with surprise when we saw the Imam […]

    October 6, 2014EditorialNo comments
  14. Barbados Free Press upholds Slave Labour Mentality – when both Blog & West Coast Restaurant are being “Persie’s”

    Took a while, but there were more important matters to handle, now they’re out of the way let’s look at how Barbados Free Press (BFP) has really become p*ss-poor now Marcus/James is longer there to steer the blog… In one sense the anti-Muslim diatribe has been watered down, Allah’u Akhbar! But for all their talk to […]

    September 15, 2014Featured, FootballNo comments
  15. 16% Solution? Better call Tyrone, has Police Commissioner (Ag) of Barbados inhaled too many eradications?

    I think ya better call Tyrone (Call Him) And Tell him come on, Help you get your Sh*t (Come On, Come on) You need to Call Tyrone (Call Him) Writer(s): Erica Wright © Divine Pimp Publishing, Universal Music – Mgb Songs (Unconfirmed) Sheraton car park is a vicious battlefield tonight – over 500 or so teenagers are […]

    September 3, 2014Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Why Barbados Government gets away every time: a Divided Media

    Why any Barbadian Government gets away doing idiocy every time: a Divided Media group, instead of ensuring each has support when one member is attacked – the reality is every newspaper/ tv/ radio/ online for itself; look at at one story and it\s ensuing coverage which demonstrates the schism, here’s the Nation Publishing version… HE […]

    August 10, 2014Olympics, PoliticalNo comments
  17. Barbadian Minister of Commerce considers it appropriate if sugar is no longer exported but used locally: this as Banks Beer asks Media to limit questions at Press Conference

    Two Cabinet Ministers of Barbados for one tour, what gives? It seems John Boyce, who handles Health, was asked to attend a special tour in Newton recently as he was a former Engineer there… Donville Inniss, who deals with Commerce, was invited as the brewery was launching a new product… Or maybe, both were there […]

    August 3, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments
  18. Boon Or Bane? Owen Arthur departs BLP in hissy fit: says remainder of Term as Independent, really?

    T I M E L I N E January 2008 – Owen Arthur endures crushing defeat as Barbados Labour Party’s fourth term hopes dashed by 20-10 swing in General Elections, claims to spend his time as Backbencher and opens way for Mia Mottley to be Opposition Leader. February 2010 – Makes first public appearance since assuming […]

    July 28, 2014Editorial, Political1 comment
  19. Solid Waste of Time? 2nd Quarter Statement by Central Bank on Barbados’ Economic Performance

    It seems Dr Worrell is possibly falling victim to the fumes of the Municipal Solid Waste Tax? THE CENTRAL BANK is now predicting growth for the Barbados economy from as early as year-end. No wonder there’s a Municipal Solid Waste Tax, but perhaps only Dr Worrell alone should pay it? Based on the contents of […]

    July 15, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  20. No News Conference for Barbados’ Economic Performance for 2nd Quarter of 2014? Why on Earth not? Heavens to Betsy!

    You will recall there was a recent tussle betwixt the Nation Publishing and the Central Bank of Barbados, where it seemed headed for a form of selective censorship when the Nation appeared too eager in relaying some unflattering news on the CBB (Why no, really, unflattering news? I thought all media were PR flunkies gave […]

    July 12, 2014BusinessNo comments

    Police have arrested and charged Michael Oneal Beckles, 54 years of 1st Avenue, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church, in relation to the stabbing death of Brian Paul Mulligan. David Welch – Insp. Public Relations Officer

    June 19, 2014CrimeNo comments
  22. What is “Refocusing Barbados”? How unbiased are they?

    There are pages and pages of data on a very old and still controversial topic of “Subliminal Advertising,” noted horror and thriller author Dean Koontz even had it as the basis of one of his books. Not long ago, I was far from subtle in a meme I created where if one thinks about it […]

    June 15, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments

    When Britain first at Heav’n’s command Arose from out the azure main; This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sang this strain; Rule, Britannia! Britannia, rule the waves: Britons never will be slaves. The nations not so blest as thee, Shall in their turns to tyrants fall; While thou shalt flourish great […]

    May 17, 2014Editorial, Rally6 comments
  24. If Barbados is such a pretty place, why do we have Crime Videos out close together?

    Thousands of years ago, if you heard the term “tyrant” or “dictator” used, it was usually in a beneficial manner. This was the person in Greek city-states who dictated policy, taxes and laws – however, even human nature was as it is now very similar then, so what Athenian residents did to avoid corruption was […]

    May 11, 2014Crime, EditorialNo comments
  25. Jeremy Clarkson with Lewis Hamilton? Race for Irony? Whither BBC? Will Barbadians let their conscience override wheels?

    Dear All The attached letter is the basis of the current complaint to the BBC and Ofcom. We believe that the BBC should dismiss the racists who were responsible for the N-word usage and previous racist broadcasts. We have written to your embassy in London and all of your major newspapers to protest at the […]

    May 8, 2014Controversy, Rally1 comment