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  1. Plan B – Adapted from the Radio-Canada French-language drama set in Montreal

    Creators: Jean-François Asselin & Jacques Drolet Stars: Patrick J. Adams, Karine Vanasse & François Arnaud

    June 1, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. “econext” – Strengthening Partnerships in the Caribbean

    Atlantic Canada and the Caribbean have a significant history of interregional trade and partnership in sectors spanning cable and telecommunications, banking and finance, energy, and education. This week, as part of econext’s twelfth trade mission to the region since 2015, the industry association is formalizing a partnership for the mutual benefit of the two regions. […]

    May 18, 2023BusinessNo comments
  3. STILL: A MICHAEL J. FOX MOVIE (Documentary)

    Director: Davis Guggenheim Stars: Michael J. Fox, Tracy Pollan & Andrew Barber

    April 11, 2023Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Canada & the World Food Programme READY to advance resilience and adaptability to disasters in the Caribbean

    CARICOM Member States benefitting from regional project activities. As the home of the Regional Logistics Hub and Centre of Excellence, Barbados will also share in capacity building initiatives and technical assistance opportunities under the Disaster READY Project. WFP Representative Regis Chapman shared, “We appreciate the partnership with the Government of Canada to increase the resilience […]

    April 3, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. BLACKBERRY (2023) Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton: Dramedy

    Director: Matt Johnson Writers: Matt Johnson, Jacquie McNish & Matthew Miller Stars: Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton & Matt Johnson

    March 22, 2023Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. A Crime Thriller as Spicy as Jamaican Jerk Sauce: “Jam Run” by Russell Brooks

    After touring Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto in 2022, suspense thriller author Russell Brooks returns with Jam Run—his fifth novel. Set in Jamaica, the book targets readers who love an edge-of-your-seat thriller with conspiracies, betrayal, martial arts, sex and revenge. The book launch date ties into the story, honouring International Transgender Day of Visibility, March 31, at the Jamaica Association of Montreal. The book […]

    March 11, 2023Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Canada’s Prime Minister in Bahamas for CARICOM meeting tackling impact of Haiti anarchy on the region

    Canadian leader Justin Trudeau was in The Bahamas to attend the CARICOM Summit that brought to the table the increasing anarchy in Haiti and impact on regional countries. While at the 44th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of Caricom, the Canadian Prime Minister signaled Canada’s commitment to keep working with the region. […]

    February 20, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Twenty-five security officials from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean are better equipped to carry out training programs focused on crisis response, interoperability and readiness in the Caribbean as a result of the Canadian Army Exercise Planning and Execution Course (CAEPEC), which concluded on Friday in Barbados. The graduation ceremony was a fitting conclusion to the […]

    January 28, 2023EducationNo comments

    Canada just launched its Canadian Army Exercise Planning and Execution Course (CAEPEC) at the Regional Security System Headquarters in Barbados. The two-week training course provides select participants with the requisite knowledge to act as an exercise planner and practical experience in planning throughout an entire exercise in advance of Exercise TRADEWINDS. Requested by the Regional […]

    January 19, 2023Education, FeaturedNo comments
  10. Texaco head in Dominican Republic accused of backing gangs in Haiti

    Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly accuses Haitian businessman Gilbert Bigio of providing “illicit financial and operational support to armed gangs” through money laundering and “other acts of corruption.” The sanctions impose a dealings prohibition on the businessmen and their transacting in Canada, effectively freezing any assets they may hold in Canada. The announcement by […]

    December 7, 2022Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Jamaican-Canadian journalist debuts with children’s book – The Boy and the Honeybees

    Jamaican-Canadian journalist and writer Desmond Loren Brown makes his debut as an author of fiction with his children’s book publication, The Boy and the Honeybees. The book shares the adventures of Marvin — a boy from the rural community of White Hall in St. Thomas parish, Jamaica — who loves to watch and play with […]

    November 25, 2022BooksNo comments

    With the oral hearing in the Barbados Light & Power Rate Review Application recently concluded, the next phase of the process begins. She added, “Once this information has been submitted, the Electricity Panel, with the assistance of staff, will begin the process of reviewing all the arguments and evidence presented during the proceeding.” The hearing […]

    October 22, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  13. Sunburn and a Spidey case, free Eyecare from Sandals has many hidden challenges – Cautionary Tale

    If you’re heading for Maxwell between now and Thursday for free eyecare, here are some things to consider… Some patients decided to ambush be there from as early as 4:30 or 5:00 am, but do make sure to carry sunblock, have a large water canteen and two sandwiches plus a folding stool. Be prepared to […]

    August 9, 2022Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. Miguel Maestre delivers new sizzling single ‘Toronto’

    With all of the excitement and high anticipation surrounding the return of Carnival events comes brand spanking new Soca music. Singer-songwriter Miguel Maestre has released a new 2022 track dedicated to his hometown and its unmistakable festival vibe; the song is aptly titled ‘Toronto’. The new groovy Soca single positively highlights the unique facets of […]

    July 14, 2022MusicNo comments
  15. Barbados Triathlon Team to Contend 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

    The staging of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay Triathlon on Sunday 31 July in Sutton Park, Birmingham, will be historic for Barbados, marking the first time the island has competed in this event. Athletes who made the qualifying criteria for the Mixed Relay are Matthew Wright, Niel Skinner, Zahra Gaskin, and Chara Hinds – […]

    July 14, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  16. THE MAN FROM TORONTO (2022) Kevin Hart, Woody Harrelson & Kaley Cuoco

    The world’s deadliest assassin and New York’s biggest screw-up are mistaken for each other at an Airbnb rental.

    June 15, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Co-Chairs’ Statement: 2022 Canada-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Group Meeting

    On April 1st, 2022, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration for Belize, and Chair of the Caribbean Community Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR) co-chaired the 2022 Canada-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Group meeting, which was held virtually. Ministers reaffirmed the enduring value […]

    April 2, 2022TravelNo comments
  18. We All Stand With Ukraine: Joint Reaction to Putin Atrocity

    People across the globe have been shocked and moved by the harrowing scenes from Ukraine. Whole cities are being destroyed by Russian missiles, with hospitals, apartment buildings and railway stations reduced to rubble. Thousands have been killed, including many children. Three million people – equivalent to the entire population of Jamaica – have fled their […]

    March 21, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  19. Caribbean Development Bank and Global Affairs Canada collaborate with PAHO on vaccine uptake project

    The Caribbean will be the focus of a new initiative aimed at promoting COVID-19 vaccine uptake among healthcare workers and most at-risk populations. This collaborative effort by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Global Affairs Canada and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) promises to be a community driven, inclusive, culturally-responsive and evidence-informed approach to addressing […]

    March 3, 2022Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. Miguel Maestre jump starts the Soca season with ‘Fan’

    Even with the absence of major in-person Carnival events, the eruption of new Soca music releases still remains constant. Singer-songwriter and admitted Soca fan Miguel Maestre has released his latest 2022 single dedicated to the global community of Soca music devotees and appropriately titled ‘Fan’. Fan is described as a lively mid-tempo track which is […]

    February 11, 2022MusicNo comments
  21. CPA Canada Barbados Chapter event focuses on mental health during the pandemic

    For almost two years, the pandemic has put a strain on all of us, including members of the accounting profession who have toiled relentlessly to protect clients and the overall economy. Preserving mental health during such hard times was the focus of an online workshop event hosted by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) […]

    February 2, 2022BusinessNo comments
  22. United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Zoom event

    will be sharing highlights from her award-winning book, Meant to Be, as the Guest Speaker for a United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Zoom event hosted by the Interfaith Council of Halton in Halton, Ontario. Advance registration is at After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with details. Please share this important […]

    January 20, 2022Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Champeon sings one for the ‘Girls’

    With the current plethora of in-person events and the return of physical Carnival celebrations throughout the diaspora, all-round entertainer and artiste Champeon has brought forward a fresh Soca song that is dedicated to the ladies. The new release is aptly titled “Girls”. “Girls” is described as a dance-party Soca track that shines the spotlight on […]

    October 14, 2021MusicNo comments
  24. Biz Music Inc. provides support for Caribbean & World music professionals

    With 13 years of music industry experience the diligent team at Canada-based independent record label Biz Music Inc. continues to create opportunities for Caribbean artistes and music projects to obtain international success. In addition to being a creative, entertainment force, Biz Music Inc. has always stayed very true to its name by placing a major […]

    September 30, 2021MusicNo comments
  25. MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN – Kyle Chandler, Jeremy Renner, Feaven Abera & Tobi Bamtefa

    The McLusky family – power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality.

    September 2, 2021Crime, Video GalleryNo comments