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  1. Barbados Museum Launches Travelling Windrush Exhibition

    Wednesday, 22nd June marks Windrush Day, a day which recognises and honours the significant contributions, resilience and creativity of the Windrush Generation and their descendants. In commemoration of this the Barbados Museum & Historical Society in partnership with the Barbados National Library Service (NLS) has launched the travelling poster exhibition “The Enigma of Arrival; The […]

    June 22, 2022EducationNo comments

    Chapuys suggests that because More “is opposed to Cromwell“, that means that More is therefore in favour of Spain, implying that if he is not for Cromwell, then he is for Spain. Chapuys asks his attendant: “There’s no third alternative?“ Literary Ramblings FREEDOM OF CHOICE Nothing frightens a crude politician more than when he encounters […]

    August 20, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Social Care Minister believes detractors should face prison time for excessive litigation

    In reviewing the ongoing legal battle against the erection of the Hyatt Centric complex on Bay St, one Government Minister believes time spent in Dodds may speed up the fruition of building… Mr Blackett vented frustration at what he perceives as politically motivated spanners being thrown into the works of Government and private sector initiatives, […]

    April 17, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Not a nightmare, just reality – Donald Trump wins the White House

    Donald Trump, a 70-year-old business tycoon that has made disparaging remarks about women, the disabled, African-Americans, Latinos, Muslims, LGBTQ people and immigrants, has won the US presidential election;-

    November 13, 2016Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Global organisations pay attention to Barbados

    Barbadians must be careful how they have public disputes since you never know what part of the world is following with interest. Senator the Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo addressed the 11th Biennial Delegates’ Conference of CTUSAB in Hastings. She made what some felt was a hint to local media to use care before highlighting certain stories. […]

    September 28, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Anti Cyber Bullying Workshop hosted at UN House

    Shut Down Cyber Bullying, an Anti Cyber bullying initiative by the Rotary Club of Barbados, hosted a workshop with over 40 secondary school principals, guidance counsellors, PAREDOS members and social workers at the United Nations Headquarters last week to develop new anti cyberbullying guidelines and resources for schools. “Online issues affect us all and with […]

    June 26, 2016EducationNo comments
  7. Parent & Ministry agree to work in best interest of secondary pupil

    An amicable meeting at the Education Ministry is yet to establish if the row over a 14-year-old pupil’s refusal to pick up garbage at Springer Memorial more than two months ago, means she stays there or heads for Ellerslie Secondary. Nevertheless, a lawyer for the pupil’s mother Elecia Weekes claimed progress in negotiations with Minister of Education […]

    February 14, 2016Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Flow joins Rotary Club for Anti-Cyberbullying campaign

    The Barbados branch of a renowned global community group has joined forces with a bank and telecoms provider so as to tout information security while educating the wider community about online privacy. Against the backdrop of the recently held Safer Internet Day, both Scotiabank along with telecoms provider Flow have restated their commitment by ensuring […]

    February 14, 2016Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Barbados’ Opposition vow to do better in 2016

    Despite a reduction of two seats in the Opposition from 14 to now 12, the Barbados Labour Party pledged supporters renewed vigour for the new year. Owen Arthur left the party in 2014 and chose to sit out his term as an independent after ongoing leadership challenges with Mia Mottley. In late November, the party’s […]

    December 22, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  10. “Experimenter” (2015) – Peter Sarsgaard, Winona Ryder

    Famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.

    November 1, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. “FINAL GIRL” (Thriller, Horror/Comedy – 2015)

    The hunted becomes the hunter. Every night, four boys trick a young, blonde girl into meeting them in the forest for a date with the intention to hunt and kill her. One night, Veronica (Abigail Breslin) is selected and when the hunt begins, the boys soon realize that they messed with the wrong girl…

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    On the eve of SKN’s “August Monday” holiday weekend in the Federation, units of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, supported by St. Kitts- Nevis Defence Force personnel commenced “Operation Vigilance“. According to Acting Commissioner of Police Stafford Liburd, the policing operation will run from Friday (July 31) to Wednesday (August 5) and is […]

    August 1, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. “Barbados among those included in latest tax blacklist? EU Appears to Target Caribbean Again?” by Professor Avinash Persaud

    Last Wednesday the EU Commission published a list of 30 countries, including Barbados, that it describes as non-cooperative jurisdictions on tax matters. The list is designed to tar-and-feather these countries, to reduce their access to international development funds and so pressure them into abandoning their international financial centres. It is an act of gross discriminatory […]

    June 19, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  14. Freedom of Expression and Press Freedom in Barbados: did it ever exist or is it a new concept?

    CAVEAT (Before I start my review and analysis, let’s make it absolutely clear that neither Jet Blue, nor the British High Commission far less the New Zealand High Commission are felt to be culpable in any of the incidents listed in this article, the aforementioned entities are unaware bystanders and should not be thought of […]

    May 21, 2015Editorial, Political2 comments
  15. International Press Institute (IPI) urges Slovak cabinet to reverse decision to ignore newspaper

    The International Press Institute (IPI) called on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico to reverse a cabinet-wide decision to shut out a national newspaper at government press conferences in retaliation for the newspaper’s unflattering coverage. Members of Fico’s cabinet announced last week they’d ignore any questions from the newspaper Denník N on the basis of claims that it […]

    May 21, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  16. “Underdogs” – Bella Thorne, Nicholas Hoult: Cartoon HD

    Jake (Matthew Morrison) is a shy, but talented, foosball player. His passion for the game is rivaled only by his love for free-spirited Laura (Ariana Grande). With her encouragement, he beats the town bully, Ace (Nicholas Hoult), in a foosball game. But everything changes when Ace becomes the world’s best soccer player and returns years […]

    February 1, 2015Cartoons, Football, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. “Cutting loose the shackles of the past: Cuba and the US” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The US is cutting loose the shackles of the past by establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba after 53 years. But the first blow in the Western Hemisphere against those shackles was struck by four governments of the English-Speaking Caribbean. Today that single act should be a source of great satisfaction to leaders who put themselves, […]

    December 22, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  18. ‘Wild Card’ – Sofia Vergara, Stanley Tucci, Jason Alexander & Jason Statham

    A recovering gambling addict finds work providing protection to his friends.

    December 17, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. International Press Institute (IPI) needs to strengthen efforts to liberate global colleagues: Will *YOU* help?

    “(This) regime has shown, through these detentions and killing, that if you speak up against what happens, you either get detained for an endless time or you get killed.” These are the words of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, interviewed by IPI just a few months after his release from Cairo’s Scorpion Prison, where he […]

    November 14, 2014Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  20. ‘Rhymes for Young Ghouls’ – Roseanne Supernault, Devery Jacobs & Katie Nolan

    Red Crow Mi’g Maq reservation, 1976: By government decree, every Indian child under the age of 16 must attend residential school. In the kingdom of the Crow, that means imprisonment at St. Dymphna‘s. That means being at the mercy of “Popper“, the sadistic Indian agent who runs the school.

    October 22, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “THE WAY HE LOOKS,” Fabio Audi, Ghilherme Lobo & Tess Amorim (Romantic Drama – 2014)

    Set against the music of Belle and Sebastian, Daniel Ribeiro’s coming of age tale, THE WAY HE LOOKS is a fun and tender story about friendship and the complications of young love. Looking to assert his independence, he decides to study abroad to the dismay of his best friend, Giovana. When Gabriel, the new kid […]

    October 14, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. ‘Rosewater’ – Directorial Debut by Jon Stewart

    A journalist is detained in Iran for more than 100 days and brutally interrogated in prison.

    August 30, 2014Cinema, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. “Horrible Bosses 2” – Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston & Justin Bateman: Comedy

    Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don’t go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.

    July 4, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video Gallery1 comment
  24. “St. Vincent” (2014) – Bill Murray & Melissa McCarthy: Comedy HD July 4, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. “Who rules from financial services rules?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    On May 29 the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) issued a public statement in which it said that it “recognises Guyana as a jurisdiction with significant AML/CFT (anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing) deficiencies“. That’s fair enough since Guyana is the only Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country that has not adopted AML/CFT legislation and other […]

    June 22, 2014Business, EditorialNo comments