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  1. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy facilitates Sargassum Course for CERMES

    The Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES) from the University of the West Indies (The UWI) held a special hybrid of real-time and virtual instruction at the Charnocks headquarters of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy on the challenges and opportunities presented in controlling the spread of Sargassum Seaweed. Before […]

    December 14, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. THE WITCHES (2020) fea. Chris Rock with Octavia Spencer & Anne Hathaway

    Based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 classic book ‘The Witches‘, the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!

    October 8, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. THE GOOD LORD BIRD – Ethan Hawke (2020)

    Directors: Haifaa Al-Mansour, Albert Hughes Writers: Ethan Hawke, James McBride, Mark Richard Stars: Ethan Hawke, Joshua Caleb Johnson, Beau Knapp

    June 11, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. BARBADOS-BASED AUTHOR INSISTS VISION BOARDING CHANNELS SUCCESS

    An author is telling aspiring Barbadian women to use the method of vision boarding to ensure their success for 2020. Nekisha Prince-Haynes is a wife and mother who was born and raised in Guyana but now resides here in Barbados. She is the creator of the publication – Your Client Is Not Your Friend. She […]

    February 6, 2020Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. “Exploring Shadeism” Launched: Research Examines Colourism Phenomenon in Barbadian Society

    Sharon Hurley Hall launched her book, Exploring Shadeism, over the weekend at Dover Beach Hotel – it’s based on research into the phenomenon of shadeism in Barbados. Shadeism, also known as colourism, is discrimination on the basis of skin shade. Hurley Hall described shadeism as “a direct result of slavery“, and added: “The psychological and […]

    July 9, 2019BooksNo comments
  6. Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks launched in St. Vincent, recommended in the USA

    The newest Vincentian novel, Plastered in Pretty by N.C. Marks, was launched here at the Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Plastered in Pretty is “Naked truth. It is very contemporary,” said journalist Dexter Rose, a guest speaker at the book launch of about 100 guests. There was also an “outburst […]

    December 6, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  7. BARBADIAN AUTHOR LAUNCHES BOOK ON MIGRATION TO CUBA IN CAYMAN ISLANDS

    Barbados Honorary Consul in the Cayman Islands, Mrs. Juliette Gooding-Michelin, GCM, hosted a launch of the book Tell My Mother I Gone to Cuba: Stories of Early Twentieth-Century Migration from Barbados. Written by Barbadian author, Dr. Sharon Marshall, it chronicles the migration of Barbadians and other British West Indians to Cuba. It describes how American investment […]

    March 5, 2017BooksNo comments
  8. “St. Martin culture is the unifying factor in establishing the island’s identity” – Michael Esposito reviews Rhoda Arrindell’s book

    Rhoda Arrindell’s book Language, Culture, and Identity in St. Martin is an important step toward filling a void in defining the vernacular and its value as a manifestation of the culture of the island of St. Martin. This distinction is important because English-based vernaculars are not uniform across the Caribbean, with its great variety of […]

    August 7, 2016BooksNo comments
  9. Book club event at Chattel House Books, Sky Mall – Saturday 23rd July 2016: Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill”

    This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on an unforgettable matriarchal family in Barbados. Two sisters, ages ten and sixteen, are exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. The young Phaedra and her older sister, Dionne, live for the summer of 1989 with […]

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill” book launch at the Barbados Museum, Wed. 27th July 2016

    You are invited to Naomi Jackson’s the “Star Side of Bird Hill” book launch at the Barbados Museum, Garrison, Lr. Bay St, St. Michael

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Naomi Jackson’s “The Star Side of Bird Hill” at Chattel House Books, Sky Mall

    Naomi Jackson is the author of The Star Side of Bird Hill, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and long-listed for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize and the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. Jackson studied fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and traveled to South Africa on a Fulbright […]

    July 24, 2016Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. Disney’s QUEEN OF KATWE – ‘Be A Champion’ (Lupita Nyong’o – 2016)

    Queen of Katwe is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she […]

    July 10, 2016Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. How to break habits (from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg)

    The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. http://charlesduhigg.com/ Habits aren’t destiny. As Charles Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.

    October 9, 2015Books, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Author Signing in October, Book is for Professional Caribbean Women & Men

    Jamaican born Patrice DaCosta Fernandez, CEO of Stoosh Images, launches her new book, “Stoosh Style Secrets,” revealing tips for Caribbean women and men to aid in their personal and professional development. This is the first book of this kind to be published by a Caribbean national. The author says, “Across the Caribbean islands, the challenges […]

    September 28, 2015BooksNo comments
  15. What inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”? A Ron Howard reconstruction – ‘IN THE HEART OF THE SEA’

    In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. But that told only half the story. “In the Heart of the […]

    September 27, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. American psychologist shares his “Theory T” to build trust with new book

    Dr. Phillip R. Walker brings his visionary perspective on the power of trust in a chaotic world to Chattel House Books with his new publication, “Theory T: The Power of Trust in a Chaotic World“. Dr. Walker shares his personal stories and struggles in the book as the foundation for promoting trust as the social […]

    August 26, 2015BooksNo comments
  17. Ares 3: The Right Stuff (Matt Damon, SF Adaptation: 2015)

    NASA offers a declassified look at the psychological testing involved in preparing the ARES 3 crew for their journey to Mars. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone […]

    August 20, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Barbadian author launches self-published Bridgeland: Volume One graphic novel

    Barbadian author and film-maker, Marc R. D. Gibson, celebrates the print release of his self-published first graphic novel, Bridgeland: Volume One. The intimate event held at the Old Spirit Bond in early July was well attended by various members of the local literary and arts community, fellow authors and film-makers, as well as a number […]

    August 1, 2015BooksNo comments
  19. “How Eve Survives the Adam-less Urban Rainforest” (Loretta Collins Klobah’s The Twelve-Foot Neon Woman, a book review) by Faizah Tabasamu

    On a pedestal, in the eye of this hurricane of multilingual poetry–“a vibrant blend of English, Spanish, and Patois“–written by Loretta Collins Klobah, womanhood sheds her skin of “concrete and steel.” Sometimes this skin is personal or societal loss, the loss of a lover or husband who left, or the loss of a young child, […]

    July 2, 2015BooksNo comments
  20. “Playing Dirty” by C.L. Parker (Romance)

    “Loaded with wit and snark, great characters, and lots of hot, steamy, naughty sex, Playing Dirty is sure to satisfy.” – New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner Shaw Matthews plays to win, and he intends to snag a coveted partnership at San Diego’s hottest sports agency by signing America’s top athlete. Only one woman […]

    May 18, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Psychologist Publishes “HELP! Book” for Parents & Dispels Myths About ‘Hard-Ears’ Children

    You think you have tried everything, yet your child’s behaviour is still out of control. You cannot throw in the towel, so where do you turn? The book, Help! My Child Real Hardears: Managing Difficult Behaviours in Children by Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Dahlia Gibson, provides a road map for managing difficult behaviours in children. The […]

    May 17, 2015BooksNo comments
  22. “The Little Prince” (2015) – Animated Fantasy Movie HD

    A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet.

    May 17, 2015Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. “The Tale of Tales” (2015): Salma Hayek, John C. Reilly – Fairytale HD

    Based on a 17th century collection of fairy tales by Italian author Giambattista Basile, the film weaves realistic and fantastical elements together into three different storylines, one of which involves Salma Hayek eating the heart of a giant beast. Vincent Cassel, John C. Reilly and Toby Jones also star.

    May 6, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. “Badejo’s Salted Tongues … by way of a tour, from city streets, to countryside, to seashore” by Sir Jay B. Haviser

    Salted Tongues! A flood of vivid images and impressions come to mind with the phrase, ranging from bittersweet sarcasm to restricted speech to lumps of flesh in brine! With this book of insightful and explorative essays about culture, language, literature history, “indigenous” book publishing, and the role of literary criticism, Fabian Badejo has brought to […]

    April 27, 2015Books, ReviewNo comments
  25. Best-selling St Maarten cookbook releases its 4th printing

    From Yvette’s Kitchen To Your Table – A Treasury of St. Martin’s Traditional and Contemporary Cuisine by Yvette Hyman, is now in its 4th printing, which has just been released here by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). The cookbook has been a bestseller since it was first published in 2011. The island’s bookshops have been […]

    April 3, 2015BooksNo comments