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  1. The BCLF Elizabeth Nunez Caribbean-American Writers’ Prize and Award for Writers in the Caribbean

    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 14, 2021BooksNo comments
  2. 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
  3. Barbados Draws position #1 in World Karaoke Championships competition

    Barbadian song bird Rebekah Carter has drawn position number one in the KWC Karaoke World Championships first on-line karaoke competition. Four Barbadian singers are in the lineup to represent our Island and by extension the Caribbean in this year’s competition. The other three contestants are O’Neill Harvey drawn in position number 6, Cindy Springer at […]

    October 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  4. RESPIRATORY THERAPIST AND REGISTERED NURSE ARE CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN UNSUNG FRONTLINE HEROES

    A Respiratory Therapist at the QEH who works with people who contract lung disease and a Shift Leader on the Barbados Defence Force ambulance team have won the hearts of the public and passed the criteria from the judges to be titled the CIBC FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in Barbados. Kimberley Cumberbatch and Venice Forde […]

    October 23, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. THE PUBLIC’S TURN TO VOTE FOR CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN UNSUNG HEROES ACROSS THE REGION

    With close to 100 nominations received across the region, it is now your turn to help choose the FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in your community. “Over the past weeks we have been very heartened by the many nominations we have received highlighting the brave and selfless work of so many across our region who have […]

    September 18, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  6. #EMERA launches chance to win $20,000 Installation – Solar Fuh We

    Emera Caribbean Renewables Ltd (ECRL) is inviting local non-government organizations (NGOs) to tell them why they need an energy efficient photovoltaic system. “Solar Fuh We“, ECRL’s 2020 promotion is inviting NGOs registered in Barbados, to share how a free PV system would be of value to them and the work they do. The submissions should […]

    September 18, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Technology1 comment
  7. Dare to Invent the Future: Apply to be a UN Young Champion of the Earth

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has officially started accepting applications for the 2020 Young Champions of the Earth prize. The global competition is one of the UN’s most prestigious prizes for young environmental entrepreneurs who have big ideas to solve the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges. Winners selected from seven regions spanning the globe […]

    February 13, 2020Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. SMARTPHONE CONTEST WINNER PLANS TO TITHE PART OF HER PRIZE

    Omar and Bonnie-Sue Small from St John have ten thousand reasons to smile after the blessing of the Grand Prize for the Barbados leg of Digicel’s Shake It To Win Christmas competition… Interviewed by Digicel Ambassador Nikita at the Colonnade Mall on Broad street recently, the young wife explained how in addition to some construction, […]

    February 5, 2020TechnologyNo comments
  9. Haitian customer wins life-changing prize through Digicel’s ‘Shake to Win’ campaign

    After one month of customers in 20 different countries shaking things up and winning with Digicel’s ‘Shake to Win‘ Christmas campaign, one winner snagged the regional grand prize of US$20,000, and he is Emerson (Surname withheld for privacy) , an 18 year old amateur football player from Haiti. The Christmas campaign was driven by the […]

    January 28, 2020Games, TechnologyNo comments
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Five-time winner Jeffrey Panton confirmed for Sol RB19

    Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr confirmed their participation in Sol Rally Barbados 2019 yesterday (April 15) in the Rubis/Sandals Barbados/KIG Ford Focus WRC06 in which they have won the event for the past four years. Panton was also the first regional winner of the former International All-Stage Rally – in 1998, with fellow-countryman […]

    April 16, 2019RallyNo comments
  15. Applications Open for Vybzing, CDB Youth Engagement Programme

    Applications are now open for Vybzing 2019, the flagship youth engagement programme of the Caribbean Development Bank. Vybzing takes place as part of the agenda for CDB’s Annual Meeting and is being held this year in Trinidad and Tobago between June 1-3, 2019. Caribbean youth will gather in Trinidad for an exciting, immersive three-day residential […]

    April 15, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  16. JOMO WINS BIG WITH CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN

    CIBC FirstCaribbean recently presented Jomo Lashley with a US $2,500 Grand Prize to culminate its ‘All I Want for Christmas‘ promotional campaign. Lashley, a 30-year-old project manager, was elated to receive his prize, mentioning that “it couldn’t come at a better time, it’s a good start to the year!” Lashley stated that he was a […]

    February 17, 2019BusinessNo comments
  17. 225 Caribbean Entrepreneurs Selected for CDB-funded Programme

    225 aspiring young entrepreneurs have been chosen for an incubator programme designed to equip them with the skills to take their businesses to the next level. Following a recent call for applications, over 450 regional entrepreneurs applied to be part of the Caribbean Tech Entrepreneurship Programme (CTEP) funded by the Caribbean Development Bank. CTEP is […]

    January 7, 2019Education, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Raging Fyah and “Journey” Continues… Old Band with New Vocalist

    As 2018 is closed, GRAMMY-nominated group and Jamaica’s Reggae Music Ambassadors Raging Fyah is fired up for the new journey ahead. Poised to have a busy 2019, the band is ready to deliver extraordinary performances as they reveal the new singer “Journey“. Garnering attention from his participation in Jamaica’s “Rising Star competition” Odean ‘Journey’ Ricketts […]

    January 7, 2019MusicNo comments
  19. WIN an all-expenses paid trip to Trinidad Carnival with your Cave Shepherd Visa Credit Card!

    Experience Trinidad Carnival with your best friend! Simply use the Cave Shepherd Visa Card Three (3) times with accumulated spend of $150 for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Trinidad Carnival for Two! Promotion ends January 13th, 2019. Terms & Conditions Apply.

    January 1, 2019Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  20. MULTIPLE WELSH CHAMPION HEADING FOR SOL RALLY BARBADOS

    Three-time Welsh Rally Champion Alex Allingham is the first new overseas competitor confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. Allingham will drive the Weir Rallying UK Ford Escort MkII with co-driver Ross Weir, who last year sat with Dave Jenkins, the car’s builder, when they […]

    December 10, 2018RallyNo comments
  21. Restaurateurs band together to promote South Coast dining

    A group of restaurateurs on the South Coast have come together to promote eating out among locals and visitors alike, offering patrons special deals and the chance win amazing prizes, including a cruise for two. The group of eight restaurant owners, led by co-owner of Naru Restaurant Lisa Taylor, has launched a project called Dine […]

    December 6, 2018AgricultureNo comments
  22. Get a chance to win $20,000 in travel credit and daily prizes in the Rubis Great Escape!

    Get a chance to win $20,000 in travel credit and daily prizes in the Rubis Great Escape!

    October 6, 2018Photo Gallery, Travel2 comments
  23. WINNER OF SOL PETROLEUM’S ‘WIN 50K’ NEVER HAD A PRIZE BEFORE

    A lady who never won anything before now has fifty-thousand reasons to smile… Initially bursting into tears, she recovered quickly, and revealed she is a frequent customer at SOL Warrens where the grand reveal took place – she explained since the contest started in May she put in about 30 entries; – The windfall is […]

    July 13, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Online Publisher receives Consolation Prize from Aone Supermarkets for their “Guess The Number of Seats” contest

    17 other shoppers accurately predicted the outcome of the 2018 General Election as BLP: 30, DLP: 0, SB: 0, UPP: 0, Minor Parties: 0 and Independents: 0. While there can only be 2 winners, even though it was not an expressed part of the competition, Aone Supermarkets are thrilled to announce they also awarded “consolation […]

    June 3, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. Roxanne Brancker receives Consolation Prize from Aone Supermarkets for their “Guess The Number of Seats” contest

    17 other shoppers accurately predicted the outcome of the 2018 General Election as BLP: 30, DLP: 0, SB: 0, UPP: 0, Minor Parties: 0 and Independents: 0. While there can only be 2 winners, even though it was not an expressed part of the competition, Aone Supermarkets are thrilled to announce they also awarded “consolation […]

    June 3, 2018Business, Photo GalleryNo comments