Tag Archives: BBC


    HBO has announced the premiere of the third and final season of the original comedy series, Getting On, on Sunday 8th November at 23hrs AST*, simultaneously with the United States. The six-episode season, based on the BBC series of the same name, has been a hit with critics and audiences alike since its debut in […]

    November 8, 2015CinemaNo comments
  2. No Further Action Over ‘N-Word’ Incident: Jeremy Clarkson joins Non-Indicted US Police & George Zimmerman

    JEREMY CLARKSON is unlikely to confront additional action after the BBC Trust decided to not consider an appeal into his apparent use of the N-word while filming popular motoring series Top Gear. The BBC received complaints about the controversial presenter when in May, this year, The Mirror published footage appearing to show him saying the […]

    December 7, 2014RallyNo comments
  3. ‘GETTING ON’ RETURNS TO HBO FOR A SECOND SEASON: Premiering November 9th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with USA

    HBO announced the season two premiere of the original comedy series Getting On on November 9th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. From creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer (co-creators of the acclaimed HBO series “Big Love“), the critically-acclaimed show blends outrageous humor with unexpected moments of tenderness, following the daily lives […]

    November 4, 2014CinemaNo comments
  4. ‘Sack Jeremy Clarkson to make a real statement on racism’ How do Barbadians feel?

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: Clarkson due in Barbados shortly, also named his dog which has black fur – after an African soccer player… Why?) JEREMY CLARKSON‘S career at the BBC has come under further pressure after the editor of The Voice newspaper called on the broadcaster to sack the Top Gear presenter for using the N-word if […]

    May 3, 2014Controversy, RallyNo comments
  5. IPI hands 2013 awards to two women journalists killed in Syria, independent Malaysian radio station

    Two journalists – American reporter Marie Colvin and Japanese photojournalist Mika Yamamoto – are the posthumous recipients of IPI’s 2013 World Press Freedom Hero award for their bravery and professionalism while covering the ongoing conflict in Syria as well as other conflicts before. Malaysia’s Radio Free Sarawak is the winner of IPI’s 2013 Free Media […]

    May 21, 2013PoliticalNo comments
  6. Who are Caribbean-Americans Voting For? President Barack Obama, Governor Mitt Romney or a third party candidate!

    Caribbean-American voters are part of the African-American or Black vote. When the media and institutions speak of the Black vote, they are including the Caribbean-American vote. Although national polls mainly conducted by major media are well known, many other polls are conducted to determine the voting patterns of special interest groups based on ethnicity, race, […]

    October 21, 2012Political, TravelNo comments
  7. At times like these, media freedom and independence are more important than ever {IPI/WAN-IFRA Editorial}

    In the United States, a movie trailer of uncertain origin is posted on YouTube, purporting to promote “Innocence of Muslims”. Though the trailer is an unbearably stupid, incredibly offensive portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad, with production values of a high-school parody, the trailer sets off a wave of anti-American violence in the Middle East. Though […]

    September 27, 2012Culture, EditorialNo comments
  8. Sexual Power Dynamics: The Lover, Pinter and the Piano under the auspices of – Gale Theatre of Barbados and London #eastenders #barbados #drama #galetheatre #comedy #stage #britain #holbycity

    In Harold Pinter‘s “The Lover,” is an intriguing one act comedy re-imagined for the Caribbean will be followed by a short celebration of Pinter’s poetry. The poetry will then be followed by twice award winning jazz singer and pianist Miss Liane Carroll arriving directly from Ronnie Scott‘s jazz club in London and performing the Great American […]

    April 8, 2012Culture, EventsNo comments
  9. Simon Cowell’s quest for Hope in Barbados – How much is that Dorgi in the window? Charity raises thousands of US $’s for pets

    It’s that time of year when the Hope-Martin Foundation seeks to raise funds for neutering pets across Barbados, so this is sure to aggravate any bleeding-heart prats out there who say money should be spent on homeless crack addicts, but if we can’t treat animals well, then why bother moving along the scale and switch […]

    January 4, 2009Entertainment, Featured, Nature, News1 comment
  10. Wartime hero cat Simon remembered by UK: Mouser one of 62 creatures to’ve been honoured by England

    We all know how I appreciate the majesty and mystery of moggies/cats/felines – so when I was rumbling through the Beeb the other day and saw how a tom shared the name of one of my “sons,” then I had to salute too! This is what happened 58 years ago – Tributes are being paid […]

    November 4, 2007Featured, Nature, News, Oddity2 comments
  11. Lolita in Reverse? Argentina – Under 30 dude is now widower for 80+ wife?

    Scouring the net and this pops up, there’s even video! Um, like ya mean he wants to brag? Anyways, here’s what the Beeb said – An 82-year-old Argentine woman who attracted media attention last month when she married a 24-year-old man has died as a result of heart problems. Adelfa Volpes was admitted to hospital […]

    October 22, 2007Controversy, News, OddityNo comments
  12. They came, They Heard, They Blogged – BBC LiveFive with Barbadian & Trini’s views on CWC 2007

    Well, I had my 15 seconds fame with the BBC tonight… I was worked into a frazzle originally for Saturday night, had called to reconfirm – only to learn they meant Monday after the WI vs Zimbabwe match! Re-geared the engines over Sunday night (what a pain, no karaoke nor partying for the usual weekend […]

    March 20, 2007Featured, News, TechnologyNo comments