Tag Archives: competitors

  1. Satan finds his dream job

    Guy is on a hot streak!  

    May 11, 2021Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. 3rd Annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Caribbean Fiction Writing Contest is Now Open

    The third annual Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival is calling all writers of fiction in the North American Diaspora and the Caribbean to submit their original fiction stories for their 2021 BCLF Short Fiction Story Contest. Up for grabs is the BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Caribbean-American Writers’ Prize and BLCF Elizabeth Nunez Award for Writers in the […]

    April 24, 2021BooksNo comments
  3. Birmingham 2022 unveils biggest ever sports programme with 286 sessions

    New version of the schedule, released for the biggest sports event to be held in the UK for a decade, reveals 286 sessions across 19 different sports Medal sessions are highlighted, with 283 medal events in total as part of the biggest ever sports programme in the history of the Games Two full weekends of […]

    March 2, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  4. Linda M. Deane Takes Top Prize at the 23rd FCLE Awards

    Linda M. Deane took the $10,000 top prize at the 23rd Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Competition. Her collection of poems, “An Ocean Away; My Mother Smiling: Tales of Migration and Memory” beat out more than 60 other entries to take the top spot in the long-running Central Bank of Barbados-sponsored writing contest. Deane’s win was […]

    February 19, 2021Books, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Two Barbadians in the Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship finals

    During Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Caribbean Development Bank congratulated 22 startups who reached the final stage of the Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship Programme (CTEP).  The Bank continues to push for Caribbean economic transformation through digital innovation and supports CTEP in its virtual incubator and accelerator programme. CTEP, aimed at stimulating technology entrepreneurship in the Caribbean and […]

    December 2, 2019Books, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Guyanese dominate Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition

    The Digicel Youth Pan Caribbean Film Competition, as part of the inaugural Turks & Caicos International Film Festival, announced the winners of the competition. Open to amateur filmmakers across the Caribbean, the competition provided a platform for budding creatives to test the waters and show off their skills. For the 21yrs and over category, Dexter […]

    November 18, 2019CinemaNo comments
  7. Do you have the best tasting Cou Cou In Bim? Tune in to 90.1 FM

    Do you have the best tasting Cou Cou In Bim? Tune in to CITA Radio to find out how you and register and possible the first ever winner of the Cou Cou Cook Off #CouCouBoss #Registernow

    October 13, 2019Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Barbados #1 Triathlete Matthew Wright finishes in the top 10 at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend

    Matthew Wright has been a steady fixture on the triathlon world stage this season. Jumping 15 places to 140th in the World Rankings after recently competing at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend; Matthew is on a mission to be in the top 70 by May next year to place […]

    October 8, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Team Barbados set to take on CARIFTA

    The Barbados Triathlon and Aquathlon team is preparing to fly out this week to compete in the second annual CARIFTA Championships from 29-30 September in Tobago. Team Barbados will take part in the two-day event at Turtle Beach, and have their sights set on bringing home top results in the Triathlon and Aquathlon events. This […]

    September 26, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados is to be the hub for a Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Tournament and two popular actors from capoeira and kung fu are on board to attend as judges… In an exclusive interview with, Professor Christopher Francis revealed for listeners how Grand Master Wesley Snipes known for movies like Demolition Man, The Expendables, New […]

    September 10, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  11. Personal MiFi now becoming more regular to Barbadians, perhaps saving bell for Ozone Wireless?

    I’m sure many readers are familiar to how Ozone Wireless has not turned out as potent an alternative against Flow or Digicel except in an area probably both thought they cornered… I am now one of those users, but I waited a while before the price reached my budget. Ads used to say $99 but […]

    August 20, 2018Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. 45th CAC Championships: 2nd Overall from 38 territories

    Dr Sparman is now Chair of Anti-Doping Committee and Chair of Medical Commission for the CAC Championships as well…

    August 1, 2018Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Red Advertising tops ADDY awards once again, 15 Years at the Top!

    Red Advertising set another record when, for an unprecedented fifteenth year, they topped the Barbadian entries as well as maintaining their Top 3 Status as a regional creative powerhouse in the 2018 judging of The American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards. FLOW and ABInbev (Banks Holdings Ltd.) were the biggest winners through Red, with 14 ADDYs […]

    April 9, 2018Events, FeaturedNo comments

    An unprecedented level of interest from both competitors and spectators has encouraged the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) to move earlier than ever before to announce the dates for the next edition of its premier event: Sol Rally Barbados 2018 will run from June 1 to 3, with Flow King of the Hill the previous Sunday […]

    July 17, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RallyNo comments
  15. Rita Indiana, winner of the “Grand Prize Literary Region Guadeloupe”

    The 5th edition of the Caribbean Writers Congress ended with the awarding of the “Grand Prix Littéraire Région Guadeloupe” to Rita Indiana for her novel “La Mucama de Omicunlé,” published by Périférica. La Mucama de Omicunlé (Omicunle’s room maid) cautions the reader about the undeniable and inevitable destruction of our world and portrays a clear […]

    April 22, 2017BooksNo comments
  16. Red First to 500 ADDY Awards, Top Bajan Agency 14 years straight!

    Red Advertising became the first agency to cross the 500 ADDY Award mark when they earned 28 ADDYs in the 2017 American Advertising Awards Competition. This also continued their unprecedented run as top creative agency in Barbados for a staggering 14th year. The annual ADDY show is the biggest creative competition in the region and […]

    March 26, 2017BusinessNo comments
  17. Bajan completes 10th Clipper Round the World Race

    Barbados will soon resume competitive sailing overseas in a huge way, hearkening back to the days of yore when this country was the finishing post for the Trans-Atlantic race which began in the Azores. The Harris Paints Chairman was on hand to celebrate the nautical exploits of his nephew who just completed a sailing race […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  18. Young Barbadians are called to engage in Competitive Sailing at Harris Paints 33rd Regatta

    There’s a call for more Barbadians across the board to embrace sailing competitively… This year’s sailing contest was international in the sense there were entries from Frederick Sweeney of St Lucia as well as Dr Robbie Yearwood from Grenada, according to the Commodore if competitors can encourage more patrons, especially younger Barbadians, then Bajan yachting […]

    July 10, 2016Featured, SailingNo comments
  19. Winner – 33rd Harris Paints Regatta: Dinghy (Optimist, Topaz)

    Extreme Left is Marrianne Brown of LRN2Sail as Ian Kenyon, CEO of Harris Paints joins in Presentation to youngsters

    July 10, 2016Photo Gallery, SailingNo comments
  20. Using Corporate Responsibility to compete with Rock Hard Cement – Arawak Cement cajoles Daryll Jordan secondary by Donating 25 Computers

    Arawak Cement Company last week launched a multi-faceted, long term partnership with Darryl Jordan Secondary School with a donation of 25 computers. In making the presentation of the computers and announcing Arawak’s partnership with the neighbouring school, the new General Manager, Manuel Toro revealed that the company will be taking a keen interest in the […]

    April 9, 2016BusinessNo comments
  21. Rio 2016 Olympiad may only see Barbadian Track & Field competing: Brazilian envoy pledges all will be ready next year

    With a slim hope in the triathlon field, it appears Track & Field is most likely the only sport where Barbadians will compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil. Barbados Olympic Association president Steve Stoute admitted to this serious fallback in Bajan prowess during a hand over of Barbados’ invitation to the […]

    August 14, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  22. Barbados’ Fittest Men and Women Battle for Top Spot (Looking to raise $10,000 for Child Care Board)

    Some of the island’s fittest men and women will compete against each other to see who will come out on top when the 2nd Annual Barbados IslandFit Games takes place at the Hilton Barbados Resort, May 15th-17th, 2015. The games will also feature celebrity U.S. CrossFit Games competitor, Elisabeth Akinwale, who will host three training […]

    May 13, 2015HealthNo comments

    In 2011, a group of the most exceptional emerging leaders from the Caribbean and Canada came together for a two-week meeting of minds that was the first ever Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders Dialogue (CCELD). Now, a new generation of leaders can participate in this exciting opportunity as applications are now open for CCELD 2015 which is […]

    March 12, 2015EducationNo comments
  24. FLOW to devise Cloud Storage Facility in Barbados: Columbus Business Solutions Official Launch

    A few years ago, I did sales training with Franklin Covey, which is based in West Valley City, Utah, and is a provider of time management training and assessment services for organisations and individuals. It was a consultative sales methodology course entitled Helping Clients Succeed. It taught the skills practiced by the top three (3) […]

    June 12, 2014Business, TechnologyNo comments
  25. New Broadband Service wants all telecoms providers to collaborate

    “As telecommunications providers, companies like Columbus Barbados need to acknowledge and understand the importance of working alongside its competitors to fully realize the transformative impact that broadband and ICTs can have on the region.” He explained, “It is critical that all stakeholders, from service providers to the private and public sectors, including Government, work together […]

    May 18, 2014Technology1 comment