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  1. Dre Island Drops “All Night” and Announces 2nd Album High Times

    The multi-talented Jamaican artist Dre Island sets course to elevate mind, body, and soul on his upcoming sophomore album High Times, out June 3, 2022 via DubShot Records. Following his 2020 debut Now I Rise, the eight-track LP is a steady burn through life’s most precious moments. The album is now available for pre-save. “ ‘All Night’ […]

    May 27, 2022MusicNo comments
  2. Patrick Werleman Re-elected as Caribbean RADO Chairman

    Patrick Werleman has been re-elected as Chairman of the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO). Werleman, the Member Country Representative (MCR) for Aruba, was returned unopposed during the 2022 Annual General Meeting which ended on Sunday May 8th in Curaçao. Werleman has expressed his gratitude to members for entrusting him with a second term, particularly after […]

    May 17, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  3. Criminal Charges vs Milisa “Mme Dubai” Browne & Andre “Fly” Leacock

    Police Officers from the Suppressing Criminal Activity Targeting Society (SCATS) Unit and the Financial Crimes Investigation Unit (FCIU) of The Barbados Police Service have arrested and formally charged Milisa Atrica Leola Browne alias “Dubaii Mili“, 30 years of #45, Apartment #1, 5th Avenue, Callenders Crescent, Christ Church and Andre Xavier Leacock alias “FLY“, 31 years […]

    February 23, 2022Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  4. The Matrix Resurrections (2021) – Keanu Reeves, Neil Patrick Harris & Carrie-Anne Moss

    Prepare to go back to where it all started and return to the Matrix. Here’s the first trailer for The Matrix Resurrections, starring Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, and Neil Patrick Harris. In this trailer we get a glimpse of Matrix’s blue and red pills, learn that Neo is searching for the truth, […]

    September 11, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Officers from the Royal Barbados Police Force arrested and formally charged 47 year old David O’Neal Willoughby, of Fairy Valley, Christ Church with several criminal offences. He is charged that he on Tuesday the 24th of August 2021, between 8:45 pm and 9:00 pm, while on the compound of the Bridgetown Port located at University […]

    September 2, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Barbados is seeking to join the UK-led Global Ocean Alliance (GOA), to support the “30by30 movement“, established to protect 30 per cent of the ocean space by 2030. And, Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey is calling for the rest of the world to follow suit in what he has described […]

    August 19, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  7. National Council on Substance Abuse urges for parents to make sure it’s a Drug Free Summer

    The National Council on Substance Abuse is encouraging parents to pay more attention to the activities of their children at all times and especially during the summer vacation. He said the one-day seminar which was held at Horatio Cooke Auditorium, National Union of Public Workers, Dalkeith Road, St Michael targeted was timely and important. “At […]

    July 21, 2021EducationNo comments
  8. How I Became a Superhero – Pio Marmai, Vimala Pons, Benoit Poelvoorde, Leïla Bekhti and Swann Arlaud

    While superheroes have assimilated into Parisian society, a new drug gives super powers to mere mortals.

    June 20, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Bridgetown US Embassy and Regional Security System Increase Cooperation

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS Linda Taglialatela and Executive Director of the RSS Captain Errington Shurland recently inked an agreement which will enhance the ability of Eastern Caribbean law enforcement and justice officials to investigate regional criminal actors. The Letter of Agreement on countering organized and gang related crime provides […]

    May 28, 2021Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  10. NCSA sees an increase in clients for Counselling Programme

    The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA) has seen a slight increase in the number of people reaching out for counselling. During the month of March 2021 alone 37 counselling sessions were scheduled. Their clientele range in age from 13 to 71 and presented with substance use issues, emotional and behavioural issues. With Barbados still […]

    May 17, 2021HealthNo comments

    C A V E A T This item was sent to many media houses as , it was claimed no Media House accepted the Invitation for the Destruction of the purported substances. However, not only Yours Truly but Nation, Barbados Today and Loop categorically stated no invitation was received. We were then told the photos […]

    May 16, 2021Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  12. HBO’s THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY, A Searing Investigation Revealing The Inner Workings Of The Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Behind The Opioid Epidemic, Debuts May 11

    HBO’s THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY, a two-part documentary directed by Emmy® and Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney (HBO’s “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley,” “Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief”), and presented in association with The Washington Post, is a searing indictment of Big Pharma and the political operatives and government regulations […]

    May 6, 2021CinemaNo comments
  13. NCSA Clients benefit from Care Packages

    Some clients of The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), have received female care packages from The Lady Box Project. The presentation of the packages was done recently, as the NCSA continues its drive to ensure that clients can get basic supplies during this time. The Lady Box Project is a non-profit organization that seeks […]

    April 30, 2021HealthNo comments
  14. NCSA Donates Poster to Caribbean Development Bank

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has signaled its commitment to continued work with The National Council on Substance Abuse (NCSA), as they continue to deliver drug education messages to the youth across the nation. This from Director, Projects Department Mr. Daniel Best, who was at the time speaking at a ceremony last Thursday before accepting […]

    March 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  15. Chair of the NCSA celebrates International Women’s Day

    I am delighted for this opportunity to offer congratulations to women of all walks of life on March 8th, the day designated as International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021. Since 1911, IWD has been that day annually when we celebrate and recognise, on a worldwide basis, women’s achievements – historical, social, familial, cultural, economic and political. […]

    March 8, 2021HealthNo comments
  16. CRISIS – Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer & Evangeline Lilly

    Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel Fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the USA, an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son’s involvement with narcotics, and a university professor battles unexpected revelations about his research employer, a drug company with deep […]

    February 12, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Getting Through Tough Economic Times Without Substance Abuse

    Recent articles in the press have pointed to concerns of an increase in antisocial activity given these challenging economic times. The National Council on Substance Abuse acknowledges that economic downturns can be frightening to everyone, but reminds us that there are coping mechanisms – engaging in healthy activities, positive thinking, supportive relationships, and seeking help […]

    January 21, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  18. CHERRY – Dir. by Russo Bros. (2021) Tom Holland, Thriller Movie HD

    Directors are the same team as 21 Bridges as well as the iconoclastic Avengers – Infinity War and Avengers – Endgame

    January 19, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) hosts its 1st Application Clinic to help persons interested in applying for Industry Licenses

    The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) the island’s regulator for the medicinal cannabis industry, just completed its first application clinic today, which was geared to assist small farmers/entrepreneurs through the application process. With applications scheduled to be available on January 18, 2021, the two virtual sessions spoke specifically for potential licensees interested in applying […]

    January 12, 2021Agriculture, FeaturedNo comments
  20. THE MARKSMAN (2021) Liam Neeson, Thriller

    A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who’ve chased after him into the United States

    December 6, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization’s 15th Anniversary

    The Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) will mark its 15th anniversary on Thursday, November 12th 2020. As a result of the ongoing global pandemic, the celebrations will be virtual. Caribbean RADO Chairman Patrick Werleman says the organizations is proud to reach the milestone. “As the Caribbean RADO, we have an imperative role to play in […]

    November 16, 2020AthleticsNo comments

    Non-residential care services for those unable to enter the residential treatment programme and assisting adolescents with substance abuse issues are just two of the areas which the Substance Abuse Foundation (SAF) have added to their clinical mental wellness range of services, as they embark upon a diversification of services for those requiring their help. Both […]

    April 17, 2020Business, FeaturedNo comments

    An anti-narcotics operation at Bico Ltd, Bridgetown Port resulted in a near two and a half million dollar seizure of twenty-one (21) boxes labelled Tru Juice Oranges being seized from a container. These twenty-one boxes contained a total of one hundred and ten taped packages of marijuana weighing 305.05 Kilograms with an estimated street value […]

    April 2, 2020Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  24. COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

    The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator just announced grants of $20 million to three institutions–the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology–to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly potent immunotherapies for the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants mark the first investments to come from the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator, […]

    April 1, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. Leading TT firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout Caribbean

    Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. Analogic is headquartered in Trinidad and is at the forefront of supplying the latest cannabis breeding and testing technology […]

    January 9, 2020HealthNo comments