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    Former crime reporter turned comedian Onicia Muller and fellow Chicago comedian Devin Whilock have joined together to produce a comedy podcast exposing scams. ‘Scam, Swindles, and Schemes‘ is a weekly show about trending stories, everyday problems, and practices that may be more pervasive people realize. Lighthearted, opinionated, and very much not to be taken seriously, […]

    June 16, 2021OddityNo comments
  2. “Hustles and Scams: How the art scene does not work” by Lilian Sten-Nicholson

    Let me introduce myself. I am a painter, printmaker and freelance writer. Painting is my main gig. I have been a painter for as long as I can remember. But, I have also been involved in the visual arts in many other capacities, as a curator, administrator, consultant, tertiary level art tutor and art critic […]

    April 15, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  3. “Kajillionaire” – Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, Debra Winger

    A woman’s life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they’re planning.

    August 4, 2020Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force formally charged 42 year old Rao Venkata Gopi from Tuscany in Oldbury, St. Philip in relation to the following offences at different parts of Barbados: In the District ‘C’ Jurisdiction: 1. Three counts of Evading Liability at Hotel Casa Grande Inc. for three dishonoured cheques totalling $210,000.00 Barbados Currency. In […]

    October 9, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Barbados Police urge Bajans to watch out for Stolen Cheques

    The Fraud Department of the Royal Barbados Police Force is asking Business places and members of the Public doing transactions to be on the look out for cheques being presented to them, drawn on the account of First Class Car Rentals & Taxi Servces #285 10th Avenue West Terrace St. James. These cheques are numbered […]

    August 19, 2018Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. “The Clapper” (2018) – Tracy Morgan, Amanda Seyfried and Ed Helms

    Watch more Trailers: HOT New Trailers Playlist Even More on COMING SOON Comedy Trailer Collection Playlist

    December 17, 2017Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Astor B. Watts Lunchtime Lecture (Friday 8th Sept 2017); “After the Barrow legacy – who or what!”

    Where: The Errol Barrow Gallery, DLP Headquarters, George Street, St. Michael As usual lunch will be served from 12:30 p.m. and the lecture will start at 1:00 p.m. Live streaming

    September 8, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  8. United States and the Caribbean getting aggressive on Cyber Crime in the West Indies

    The 15 member grouping of the Caribbean Community are seeking to rapidly redress areas of security and legislation as it pertains to cyber-crime in the West Indies. On learning how the Attorney General of Barbados Adriel Brathwaite lamented the fact not only here but his regional counterparts barely set aside funding for programs to counter […]

    April 24, 2017TechnologyNo comments

    From groundbreaking documentaries and films to award-winning series, HBO continues its longstanding commitment of delivering the most talked-about, riveting and thought-provoking content. The network has confirmed the premiere dates for two new original HBO Film presentations: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on April 22nd, followed by The Wizard of Lies on May 20th, simultaneously […]

    March 26, 2017CinemaNo comments
  10. Barbadians warned by Police experts of Auto Theft and Card Fraud

    After three visitors and a pregnant Bajan woman got held on credit card fraud, the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) is making sure it doesn’t happen again. CEO of the BHTA, Sue Springer, indicated the NGO recommenced a special early warning system so if any weird transactions by guests or customers with credit cards […]

    March 20, 2016Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Barbadians should use ATM’s in areas where traffic is heavy

    Police issued a warning image of what seems to be a pair of foreign scammers trying to make illegal withdrawals, this freeze frame from a bank’s surveillance video then rapidly made the rounds of social media… ASP Clarke acknowledged there are technology scams where an ATM is altered in such a way the crooks can […]

    February 24, 2016CrimeNo comments
  12. Hogwarts Graduate? Now You See Me 2 (2015) – Woody Harrelson, Daniel Radcliffe Movie HD

    One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than WALTER MABRY (Daniel Radcliffe), a tech prodigy who threatens the […]

    December 13, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Leroy Parris in hard times? Yet was seen in plain sight at FoodWine Rum festival…

    REMEMBER WHEN THE BARBADOS HIGH COURT froze the assets of former CLICO boss Leroy Parris and his company Branlee Consulting Services Inc. to the tune of $4.5 million? Didn’t stop him going Polo on Saturday though…

    November 22, 2015Photo Gallery, PoloNo comments
  14. “The Blacklist: SE 02” Blu-ray Special Features Clip – ‘Luther Braxton’

    The task force tries to save Red when he’s arrested and taken to a secret detention facility. At the facility, Red tangles with a thief with whom he shared a complicated history.

    September 7, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. The Blacklist: Season 2, Blu-ray Special Features Clip – “Personal”

    A highly articulate, erudite and intelligent businessman and mastermind, Raymond “Red” Reddington, has allegedly been on the “10 Most Wanted List” of various U.S. law enforcement agencies for over 20 years. The legend is that Red is as elusive an Artiste as he is clever; Red built and controls a veritable labyrinth of creative enterprises […]

    August 29, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments

    HBO announced the return of the Critics’ Choice Television Award-winning drama series Ray Donovan, premiering its third season on Monday, July 13 at 21:00 hrs. AST* in the Caribbean. Ray Donovan (Golden Globe® nominee Liev Schreiber) is Los Angeles’ best professional fixer, the man called in to make the city’s celebrities, superstar athletes, and business […]

    July 11, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  17. HBO PREMIERES IN MAY: Martin Scorsese’s “THE WOLF OF WALL STREET” w/Matthew McConaughey, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio

    HBO presents its exclusive movie premieres during the month of May, debuting each Saturday at 21:00 hrs. AST* in the Caribbean. HBO continues its commitment to bring audiences the best box office hits from the world’s top studios, including Warner Bros. Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment, as well as a […]

    May 2, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Latest Central Bank of Barbados Study Illustrates Why Devaluation is not an Option for Small Open Countries

    A recent Central Bank of Barbados study, entitled Size, Structure and Devaluation, shows why devaluation won’t improve price competitiveness in very small open economies like those in the Caribbean. In small economies, devaluation is more likely to cause high inflation and economic contraction, rather than economic growth. The paper’s authors are Dr. Winston Moore, of […]

    April 15, 2015BusinessNo comments

    The Royal Barbados Police Force made a breakthrough into SOME of the recent reports of theft. Ricardo Browne 54 years of Woodbourne, St. Philip, was arrested and charged with 14 counts of Theft. Between 2014 and April 2015, Browne approached householders claiming that their family members had asked him to deliver items to them for […]

    April 15, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Financial Foibles – Barbados Edition 2015: Say Brother, can you spare a Million?

    CLICK ABOVE FOR BIGGER – In an application filed last week, Parris says the order had created hardships for him and the company, preventing them from meeting ‘their usual living and business expenses‘”

    February 15, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. Nigerian Deputy Governor refutes any funds are missing, plus no affairs with any Barbadians

    While not referring to the spurious Barbados Free Press, nor to any claims made by those represented by Douglas Trotman – nevertheless Amos Utuama, Deputy Governor of the Delta State in Nigeria made it clear there is no wrongdoing and students concerns will be answered before summer arrives… Trotman claims he represents the disgruntled pupils […]

    January 27, 2015Controversy, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. ‘Buzzard’ – Joshua Burge, Joel Potrykus & Teri Ann Nelson

    Paranoia forces small-time scam artist Marty to flee his hometown and hide out in a dangerous Detroit. With nothing but a pocket full of bogus checks, his Power Glove, and a bad temper, the horror metal slacker lashes out.

    January 22, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Freundel Stuart Regime Dragging Feet on Civil Forfeiture in Barbados

    The workshop concluded Friday with a series of recommendations to improve investigative and prosecutorial practice and possible amendment to the existing legal framework of Barbados. The team, which was put together by the National Centre for State Courts (NCSC), includes two current and one former federal prosecutor, a senior special agent within the US Secret […]

    January 11, 2015CrimeNo comments
  24. Four Bulgarians arrested in Dominican Republic suspected of ATM scams

    Santo Domingo’s Police High Tech Crimes division (Dicat) has announced the arrest of four Bulgarians at a bank branch in Sosua, Puerto Plata province. They were named as Georgi Pirulev, Ivan Kalotavi, Miroslav Anastasov and Lilazko Raikov, as reported in Hoy. The Dicat says they suspect they are the same people who have being carrying […]

    January 9, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  25. A Very Special Christmas Video Greeting From Red Advertising

    To spread a little extra joy, they made you a very special greeting! Make sure you click the play button to see.

    December 23, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments