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  1. “Grenadian athletes to invade Guyana for regional meet” By Rawle Nelson

    A number of top Grenadian athletes are expected to invade Guyana on August 17th and 18th for the staging of the fourth Boyce & Jefford Track and Field Classic. The two-day historic meet will see other regional athletes primarily from Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and host Guyana competing for prize money that total over USD […]

    August 1, 2013AthleticsNo comments

    As of this month, Setar’s subscribers in Aruba who currently have the HBO & MAX Premium package will have access to SVOD (subscription video on demand) service as an added value to their subscription. The telecommunication provider partnered with HBO Latin America to offer its premium subscribers access to its new SVOD service, HBO On […]

    July 4, 2013Culture, TechnologyNo comments
  3. David Alleyne of Barbados elected President of the Insurance Association of the Caribbean

    Mr. David Alleyne, a senior executive at United Insurance in Barbados, was recently elected President of the Insurance Association of the Caribbean. Mr. Alleyne takes over the presidency from Mr. Douglas Camacho of Trinidad and Tobago who served out a mandatory four year term. The elections took place during the 2013 annual Caribbean Insurance Conference […]

    June 18, 2013BusinessNo comments
  4. Jamaican firm contracted by CARICOM for regional Movement of Skilled Persons Project

    Jamaican human resource development firm, Dunn, Pierre, Barnett and Associates (DPB) has been contracted by CARICOM to work with Ministries of Education, National Training Agencies and TVET Councils in the Region, to build capacity towards the implementation of the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQs). This will facilitate the free movement of skilled workers and artisans throughout […]

    June 16, 2013Business, TravelNo comments

    Digicel has achieved Cisco® Gold Certification in the Caribbean, Panama and El Salvador, following committed work by the company to meet rigorous standards set forth by Cisco in networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction. Digicel Group Director of Business Solutions, Tom Carson, said; “I am delighted with this achievement. Digicel Business is the region’s […]

    June 4, 2013Business, TechnologyNo comments
  6. Magno (Helmin Magno Wiels: Dec 9, 1958 – May 5, 2013) by Lasana M. Sekou

    (Ed. Note: Tribute poem to the assassinated [5.5.13] parliamentarian of Curacao and leader of the island’s Independence movement. Poem by the St. Martin poet Lasana M. Sekou) Another king just crowned in the kingdom of blood, a coronation of bullets wheezing death in a hail of the assassin’s contract of hate circling to puncture through […]

    May 8, 2013Controversy, CrimeNo comments
  7. Barbados whups Curaçao 41-3, Barbados Rugby Football Union exults!

    In front of a vociferous crowd in excess of 350 supporters, in the middle of the Historic Garrison Savannah, the young “Lions” of the Barbados Rugby Team, resplendent in new kit sponsored by Banks, Rubis and DHL, took on and beat Curaçao in convincing style to progress into Round 3 of the NACRA Caribbean Championships […]

    April 9, 2013RugbyNo comments
  8. “Relationships” with Sandy Daley: Love Me like Jesus or kindly leave me alone!

    Years ago, my friends and I went on an amazing cruise to the Caribbean, and as I zip-lined through the jungles of Belize, walked the trails of the Mayan ruins in Cozumel and rode the rocky roads without speed limits in Honduras ,it dawned on me how vibrant, sexy and fierce I truly was. Certainly […]

    March 24, 2013Editorial, EventsNo comments
  9. First Sunday in April: Historic Garrison, Bridgetown Vs Paramaribo! Scrum! March 17, 2013Photo Gallery, RugbyNo comments
  10. Prime Minister of Curacao to Address Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit

    Daniel Hodge, the Prime Minister of Curacao is set to address Defence IQ’s Caribbean Basin Coastal Surveillance and Maritime Security Summit (CABSEC) on the 12 – 14 March 2013 in Curacao. The participants, including ambassadors, defence ministers, senior government officials, chiefs of navies, defence staff and coast guards involved in regional and hemispheric security, will […]

    February 28, 2013Political, TravelNo comments
  11. Caribbean Export Receives Special Recognition from the Association of Exporters of the Dominican Republic (ADO-EXPO)

    The Association of Exporters of the Dominican Republic (ADO-EXPO) awarded Caribbean Export with a special recognition for the “strong interest and constant support granted to the development and strengthening of the Exporting sector of the Dominican Republic” during the celebration of its 40th Anniversary on 7 December 2012. This award was received by Mr. Escipion Oliveira-Gómez, […]

    December 12, 2012Business, TravelNo comments

    With the 2012 Digicel Academy off to a fantastic start, the boys shared their thoughts on how the clinics have been going for them so far and what they expect to gain from the training sessions hosted by European and FA cup champions and English Premier League football club, Chelsea F.C. Digicelfootball spoke to two […]

    November 3, 2012FootballNo comments
  13. Morgan Heritage “The Return Tour” Documentary, EP Just Released, Back In The Studio and Heads To Suriname

    If you are a reggae music lover than you know that Morgan Heritage reunited and toured over the summer to support the release of their EP “The Return” which has been released this past week on iTunes! For the fans who unfortunately could not be there, Morgan Heritage is taking you behind and in front […]

    October 5, 2012Music, TravelNo comments
  14. Institutions from the DR, Venezuela, Colombia & Peru Win the Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development

    Barbadian Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno will acknowledge winners during the Foromic in Barbados, 1-3 October Banco ADOPEM of the Dominican Republic, Banca Comunitaria Banesco from Venezuela, Financiera Comultrasan from Colombia, and Colectivo Integral de Desarrollo CID from Peru, have won this year’s Inter-American Awards for Microenterprise Development for their excellence in […]

    September 25, 2012Business, CultureNo comments

    The Barbados National Rugby Sevens team recently won the Bowl trophy at the 2013 Rugby World Cup qualifiers held in Ottawa, Canada on August 25th-26th. The Bajans started fast with consecutive 19-12 wins over the number one and two seeds in the Caribbean/Mexico region, Guyana and the Cayman Islands respectively. These historic wins put them […]

    September 6, 2012RugbyNo comments
  16. Amaranth as a Bajan crop? Barbados can export to Cruise Ships? Foromic Expert feels it can work…

    “Amaranth, an ancient crop originating in the Americas, can be used as a high-protein grain or as a leafy vegetable, and has potential as a forage crop. Grain amaranth species have been important in different parts of the world and at different times for several thousand years.” – Alternative Food Crops Manual So what does […]

    August 16, 2012Agriculture, EducationNo comments

    As the Digicel Kick Start Clinics continue across the Caribbean and Central America, the top talent from the Haiti and Suriname legs have been chosen by England and Liverpool football legend and Kick Start Head Coach, John Barnes, securing their place on the week-long Digicel Academy programme. The Haiti boys, Reginald Demorin, Jonel Desiré, Williams […]

    August 9, 2012Football, TravelNo comments
  18. Prime Minister of Trinidad stops short of commitment, promises to examine Media Discrimination

    “…whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter…” Thomas Jefferson Earlier this year, I got an opportunity which was provided by the British High Commission to visit Trinidad at a special media conference. The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) partnered […]

    August 9, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  19. Pan-American Life Insurance Group Completes Acquisition of Majority of MetLife® Assets in the Caribbean, Panama and Costa Rica

    Pan-American Life Insurance Group (PALIG), a leading provider of insurance and financial services throughout the Americas, today announced it received regulatory approval and has completed its acquisition of assets and businesses of MetLife in the Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Panama, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. In an important next step, PALIG expects to receive […]

    August 5, 2012BusinessNo comments

    As the Digicel Kick Start Clinics get underway in Panama, England and Liverpool football legend and Digicel Kick Start Head Coach, John Barnes, spoke exclusively to about the Clinics today and his hopes for the aspiring young footballers he coaches. With the Digicel Kick Start Clinics programme now in its fifth year, John Barnes […]

    August 1, 2012Football, TravelNo comments
  21. Central Bank of Dominican Republic: 4% growth for 2012

    The DR’s Central Bank Governor Hector Valdez Albizu forecast the Dominican economy would grow 4% in 2012, as reported in Diario Libre. Valdez said that accumulated inflation to June was 0.89% and annualized inflation was 2.6% in the Dominican Republic. This is below the 5-5.5% inflation forecast for the entire year. He said that the […]

    July 30, 2012BusinessNo comments
  22. “Too many failed login attempts” Who is trying to hack Bajan Reporter and WHY?

    It seems this Web Magazine or Online Newspaper or whatever you wish to refer here as has angered someone in the last few weeks? When I see the failed attempts, I laugh, the hackers have been using false re-routes as an attempted back-door… If one takes the locales as gospel then – Italy, Netherlands, Denmark […]

    July 30, 2012Technology1 comment

    Digicel just launched their 2012 Digicel Kick Start Clinics in Miami, marking a momentous partnership with European and FA Cup Champions, Chelsea Football Club. At the launch, Chelsea first-team players took part in the coaching clinic with 30 young players from the Caribbean and Central American Diaspora communities of South Florida. The Digicel Kick Start […]

    July 29, 2012FootballNo comments
  24. Caribbean Maritime Defense Officers Undergo Advanced Dive Training

    By the end of Tradewinds 2012, maritime defense officers from across the Caribbean will be more equipped to handle a range of marine threats – from underwater explosives to oil spills. Yesterday was the second of eight days of intensive training in advanced dive techniques led by the Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic of the Royal […]

    June 18, 2012CrimeNo comments
  25. SOL Rally Barbados 2012: Highlights 9/06/2012 Automotive Art’s Lion Castle Stage

    Sol Rally Barbados is one of the strongest sporting brand names in the West Indies, particularly for visitors from Europe, and a key player in the island’s sports-tourism product. Each year, the event contributes comfortably in excess of BBD $2 million to Bridgetown’s economy, much of it in valuable foreign exchange, and the festival brings […]

    June 11, 2012Rally, Video GalleryNo comments