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Tag Archives: college

  1. Lasana Sekou being studied at Catholic University of Chile

    St. Martin literature is being studied at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), said Jacqueline Sample, president of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). Hurricane Protocol by Lasana Sekou is the St. Martin poetry book that is being studied for the course on “Afro-Caribbean Literature and Music,” taught by Prof. Thomas […]

    March 26, 2021Education, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Harvard University with Antigua and Barbuda agree cooperation

    Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, revealed the President of Harvard University, Dr. Lawrence Bacow, responded to his advocacy for a programme of cooperation between Harvard University and the Five Islands Campus of the University of the West Indies in Antigua. The Prime Minister said that Dr. Bacow has indicated the willingness of Harvard […]

    December 11, 2019EducationNo comments
  3. Risking it all: How Joel arrived in UK with nothing but a dream

    After nine hours and almost 7,000 miles, Joel Manning arrived at the University of Sunderland armed only with a dream. He had left behind his mum and brother at the family’s home in Saint Michael, Barbados, to take the next step towards achieving his life’s ambition. Joel, 27, has been playing cricket since he was […]

    December 9, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  4. AL PACINO RETURNS TO HBO THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 7th WITH PREMIERE OF ‘PATERNO’

    Directed by Barry Levinson, the HBO Films’ production centers on Penn State University’s Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. After becoming the “winningest” coach in college football history, Paterno’s legacy is challenged and he is forced to face questions of institutional failure in regard to the victims. PATERNO, a […]

    April 3, 2018Cinema, Sports1 comment
  5. Howard University students volunteer in St. Martin for “spring-break”

    Students from Howard University (HU) in Washington, DC, spent their “spring-break” in St. Martin volunteering at institutions and foundations bouncing back from last year’s hurricanes Irma and Maria. During their volunteer work the students from the historical university also met with the island’s people; visited the Mental Health Foundation; attended church service; and last week […]

    March 25, 2018EducationNo comments
  6. “Memory, Identity, and Immortality in the Caribbean” By Michela A. Calderaro

    Caribbean literature has been gaining stature and critical attention beyond its territorial boundaries, not only in countries whose people speak the Caribbean languages but also in such countries as my Italy. In Italy the study of Caribbean literature, culture and history is part of university curricula, and more and more high school teachers are introducing […]

    August 21, 2016BooksNo comments
  7. Agriculture now seen as Entrepreneurship to fight Poverty

    The days of Agriculture seen by certain Barbadians as jobs for those deemed old or stupid is fast fading from view – many young people are now seeing it as niche markets for new career options. Esworth Reid, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, also addressed participants at the Caribbean Pacific Agri-Forum – he […]

    November 4, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  8. MAY ALLAH BLESS FRANCE – A Gritty & Lyrical gangster’s redemption through hip hop (2015)

    Regis, a young, black teenager whose sole aspiration is to be a successful rap artist, must first overcome the underprivileged, drug-ridden French suburbs of his upbringing in this black and white debut from hip-hop musician Abd Al Malik. Amidst his double life as a petty criminal and an aspiring artist, Regis eventually finds Islam after […]

    July 7, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Prominent Psychologist Jameca Falconer to lecture & train at UWI’s Cave Hill Campus

    Jameca Falconer, PhD Director for Counseling and Psychological Services at Logan University in St. Louis Missouri has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant in Public/Global Health to lecture and train at University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados during the 2015 academic year. The United States Department of State and the J. […]

    June 10, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. HBO KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH ITS JUNE MOVIE LINEUP

    Saturday nights are for HBO. During the month of June, HBO delivers action, horror, comedy and sci-fi hits to the screen each Saturday at 21:00 hrs. AST*, exclusively in the Caribbean. Denzel Washington stars in The Equalizer (Saturday, June 6), an action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, King Arthur) based on the […]

    May 30, 2015CinemaNo comments
  11. “A Night of Poetry and Fiction” presented in conjunction w/Texas A&M University; Callaloo Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters & UWI’s Faculty of Humanities and Education, Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature

    Ravi Howard received the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence in 2008 for the novel Like Trees, Walking, a fictionalized account of a true story, the 1981 lynching of a black teenager in Mobile, Alabama. Howard was a finalist for both the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Debut Fiction in […]

    May 11, 2015Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. ‘Lily & Kat’ – Director: Micael Preysler

    Inseparable best friends struggle to make the best of their last few days together, savoring the city nightlife with an enigmatic artist one of them takes a liking for.

    April 26, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. RUMORS GET UNDER GOVERNMENT’S SKIN? NIGERIAN STUDENTS NOT ISOLATED OR QUARANTINED

    The Nigerian students who are currently being accommodated at the Casa Grande Hotel, at Oldbury in St. Philip have neither been isolated nor quarantined. This has been stated by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joy. St. John, who has confirmed that one of the students presented with a case of scabies on January 9, and is […]

    January 11, 2015HealthNo comments
  14. “The Gambler” *NOT* Kenny Rogers! (2014) – Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman & Jessica Lange Movie HD

    Jim Bennett (Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg) is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) […]

    November 11, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “The Gambler” (2015) – Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman Movie HD

    ATTN –  NSFW, LANGUAGE: He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett’s future. As his relationship with a student (Brie Larson) deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance…

    October 22, 2014Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. High praise for NorthGate winners at Cubes in Space Awards

    A former NASA astronaut, the Minister of Education and the Canadian High Commissioner were among several high-profile voices to praise Northgate College at the award ceremony for the global Cubes in Space programme. Cubes in Space is an international contest in which teams of secondary school students compete by developing science, technology, engineering or mathematics-based […]

    September 30, 2014EducationNo comments
  17. “Not Cool” (2014) – Shane Dawson, Comedy HD

    With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely friendship with former classmate Tori (Cherami Leigh), an ugly duckling who blossomed in her first semester of college. Together, the two embark on an outrageous adventure through their hometown. But when Scott and Tori find their friendship turning into something deeper, they realize that a […]

    September 21, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. THE REWRITE: Marisa Tomei, Hugh Grant (Comedy – 2014)

    An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.

    September 19, 2014Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “Dear White People” – Dennis Haysbert, Satire HD: 2014

    A satire that follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college where a riot breaks out over a popular ‘African American‘ themed party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in ‘post-racial‘ America while weaving a universal story of forging one’s unique path […]

    July 23, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. “LAGGIES” Comedy-Drama (Chloe Grace Moretz, Keira Knightley)

    Having spent her twenties comfortably inert, 28 year old Megan (Keira Knightley) reaches a crisis when she finds herself squarely in adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to pursue any and no one to relate to, including her high school boyfriend (Mark Webber). When he proposes, Megan panics and given an opportunity to […]

    July 19, 2014Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Celebratory Evening for Barbados Edition of Lean Launchpad: Bookline, initiative soon to go regional!

    The Cave Hill School of Business (CHSB) is results driven and delivers high-quality, cost effective and competitive training as well as organisational development opportunities to companies in Barbados and across the OECS. This is achieved by drawing on experts from both the private and public sectors, management training institutions and universities – regionally and internationally […]

    June 29, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Celebratory Evening for Barbados Edition of Lean Launchpad: Vedge-Out (Cassava Flour)

    The Cave Hill School of Business (CHSB) is a leading executive education institution operating in Barbados, the six (6) member countries of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Guyana, Tortola, Anguilla and Belize. One of three business schools operating in the region, CHSB prides itself on its commitment to the dissemination of relevant business […]

    June 29, 2014Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. “Spare Parts” (2014) – George Lopez, Marisa Tomei & Jamie Lee Curtis: Drama HD

    A group of high school students compete in an underwater robotics competition.

    June 26, 2014Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Renowned U.S. poet, novelist & actress Maya Angelou dead at 86

    Maya Angelou, renowned as a poet, novelist and actress, died this morning at age 86 at her North Carolina home, her literary agent said. Per above, Amiri Baraka and Dr Angelou were attending a tribute to the late Langston Hughes in 1991 when photographer Chester Higgins, Jr. snapped the image. The caption, published in the […]

    May 28, 2014Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Montserrat Development Corporation Hosts UTECH Graduate Study Tour

    The Montserrat Development Corporation (MDC) this week hosted students and instructors from the University of Technology in Jamaica, who are on a Caribbean tour as part of the Masters of Science in Built Environment course. The group made up of seven students and two teachers were on island for two days to look at Montserrat’s […]

    May 11, 2014EducationNo comments