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  1. C&W Barbados pleased with their networks performance during recent weeather systems challenges

    Cable & Wireless Barbados is extremely satisfied how their network performed during and after the passage of Hurricane Dean. Ed Layne, Vice President Network Services said, ?Our fixed line and mobile networks performed magnificently under the stress of significantly increased usage. We experienced no significant congestion on the fixed and mobile networks.? Speaking after the […]

    August 28, 2007Nature, News, TechnologyNo comments

    The recent ten-day ?Reach One, Teach One? Summer Basketball Camp was hailed a success as it fulfilled several objectives including the awarding of full scholarships to local players. ?The work during the day and evening sessions with the participants was really good in terms of developing fundamentals,? Acting Director of Sports Dave Connor told SKNIS. […]

    August 24, 2007Sports2 comments

    A folklore group has done St. Kitts and Nevis proud earning the title of ?Best Visiting Troupe? at the August 02 to 12 Carnival in Anguilla. Sylvester?s Masquerade won the trophy in this category for its exciting presentations and professional work ethic at various functions. Founder Sylvester Huggins told SKNIS, that his group has been […]

    August 21, 2007Culture, EntertainmentNo comments
  4. No wonder Barbados Teen Sensation Rihanna has broken ankle ? she tripped over her sponsorships?

    In the US, Rihanna does stuff for at&t (ex-Cingular) and has a contract with the LG chocolate mobile… Here in Barbados she does stuff for bMobile – but she sang recently in Texas at the Nokia Theatre? Poor thing she must have tripped in all of that telecoms confusion and THAT’s how she must’ve broken […]

    August 5, 2007RihannaNo comments

    St Kitts‘ Department of Sports is finalizing arrangements to welcome basketball coaches from the United States and United Kingdom who will mentor and train young people in a camp for two weeks. The August 06 to 18 camp titled ?Reach One, Teach One ? Building Bridges to Success? is a sports tourism initiative coinciding with […]

    August 2, 2007SportsNo comments
  6. New CD from Barbadian Jazz Musician: Well Assembled Melodies from Andre Woodvine

    Andre Woodvine really should have the last name of Reed, not only as a more Bajan surname but I have seen him all his life with a sax reed near his hands mouth or both at some point when I do lay eyes on the fellow Harrisonian, LOL! His debut cd was Voyager back in […]

    July 1, 2007Featured, Music, ReviewNo comments
  7. Gunn is blazing again ? C&W may chop workforce by 50% yet seek Millions for Unlimited Bonus

    Anthony Gunn is a resourceful dude, he has contributed on the travesty that was CWC: Clearly Wasted Cricket, done some yachting and now back at his fave rant…. Telecommunications! But it seems there is a serious point to his diatribe – Is C&W planning to cut jobs by 1/2 while paying out over EC $110 […]

    June 16, 2007BusinessNo comments
  8. Foreign Acts plus Pricing with Kittitian Talent and the SKN Music Festival Stimulates Hype

    The Caribbean will get a sample of the extraordinary talent of locals when a mini-feature on the 2007 St. Kitts Music Festival airs on Hype TV. This was revealed on Tuesday?s edition of SKNIS Perspectives by Corporate Communications Manager of the St. Kitts Tourism Authority Ms. Unoma Allen who said that this part of the […]

    June 14, 2007Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  9. Barbadian Vessel has clear sailing towards Racing Class victory in TT: another Bajan yacht also shows well!

    Bruggadung II won in the just-concluded Angostura Tobago Sail Week, it was captained by Andrew Burke, according to the Trinidad Express – The Barbadian Beneteau 10-metre craft sailed to victory in the hands of Andrew Burke and crew, with third, fourth and first place finishes in their final three races in the waters off Pigeon […]

    May 20, 2007SportsNo comments
  10. BVI’s Jazz Festival to have Barbadian Saxophonist as Headliner

    The British Virgin Islands’ second annual Jazz on The Hill runs May 23-24. Its featured artistes are Arturo Tappin, Bobbie Humphrey and Notes to Note along with the support of the St. Mary’s music students and talented BVI performers. It happens on the rolling hills near St. Mary’s School and tickets are available for the […]

    May 1, 2007Entertainment, MusicNo comments
  11. More Caribbean Telecom News – Court forces TSTT to answer the call for Digicel

    Bajan Reporter has not heard from Anthony Gunn since late January, now he’s back and not with tourism news – but telecommunications info, it seems interconnectivity issues in Hummingbird-Ville are finally being more open, but it literally took for the law to be handed down! According to Gunn, this is what the Trinidad Express had […]

    March 27, 2007Controversy, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. Get Lucky at a Charity Fete: Shameless Plug

    If you’re looking to blow your pay-packet next week, why not do it for a good cause? Laura Galt says lots is happening at Lucky Horseshoe‘s Warrens branch next week… Lucky Horseshoe is having a fundraiser at its Warrens location on Saturday 31st March 2007 starting at 10pm. This fundraiser is in aid of one […]

    March 22, 2007NewsNo comments
  13. Plans to close Broad Street again? Thought it was free-flow for CWC 2007?

    Merchants from Broad Street want to close Broad Street to try and cash in on the CWC 2007 spectators leaving Super 8 matches – how does this reconcile with the Local Organising Committee (LOC) wishing to ensure that traffic remains flowing freely during the Cup? The LOC with the Chamber of Commerce held a Town […]

    March 13, 2007Controversy, Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  14. Bajan Designer wows Antigua

    Toni Thorne is on her way to becoming a successful “fashionista“, but she also has secret desires of being a cheerleader as a result of childhood games… “She recalls moments as a child when her parents would allow her to dress up in whatever she concocted and wear out to the Supermarket or to relatives.“ […]

    February 18, 2007FashionNo comments
  15. Any City Travels in March or April – Use Curfew of 10 ’til 4 only! One month behind? No Big Deal!!

    Recently there was a Town Hall meeting at St Leonard’s Church about what traffic restrictions to expect during the Barbados leg of the series, and that opened as many questions as they sought to answer!Present were Desmond Sabir and Cheryl Bennett-Inniss of MPT/Ministry of Public Transport & Works; Inspector Hugh Blades of the RBPF/Royal B’dos […]

    February 6, 2007Controversy, Cricket, Featured1 comment
  16. CWC 2007 Visa Solved?

    Cariaccess guru and “David” versus “Goliath” of Cable & Wireless – Anthony Gunn – in his capacity as Director of the Beachcombers Hotel in St Vincent & Turkish Honorary Consul General to Dominica, believes he has a solution to the whole sordid mess concerning CWC 2007 visae and what to do, of course it involves […]

    January 27, 2007Cricket1 comment