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  1. MUD DOGS PREPARE FOR SEPTEMBER SAFARI: Chefette Championship “set to go down to the wire again”

    After a break of more than two months since the Sol Go Further June Safari, competitors in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2015 Chefette MudDogs Safari & Safari Novice Championships are making ready for round four, the MudDogs September Safari on Sunday, September 20. Once again, with just two more chances available for off-road crews […]

    September 9, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments
  2. Drivers welcome Swift Cup Joker Lap: Font Breaks due to PDF Submission

    Competitors in the Suzuki Challenge Series Swift Cup have welcomed the introduction of the Joker Lap for round four this weekend (September 12/13), as a salute to next month’s Red Bull Global Rallycross meeting at Bushy Park Barbados. Three races each for the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup will feature on a 23-race programme at […]

    September 9, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments
  3. “AIR” – Starring: Norman Reedus & Djimon Hounsou

    In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent and two engineers (Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou) tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own lives while administering to their vital task at hand.

    August 27, 2015Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. “Level CMRC playing field” for Williams Digicel International

    The 2015 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) is heading for Bushy Park Barbados next month with one of the most competitive line-ups ever assembled and, according to one former race-winner, the prospect of a far more level playing-field for two- and four-wheel-drive cars. Three races for each of the CMRC categories on two […]

    August 27, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments

    A Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency is to be established in Barbados. News of this came from Minister with responsibility for Energy, Senator Darcy Boyce, as he met with Mr. Paolo Serpi, Italy’s Special Envoy to the Caribbean, last Monday. Senator Boyce told the Italian diplomat that the Centre, which is expected […]

    August 27, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. CDB finances training for Caribbean water sector professionals

    Senior Water Sector professionals from across the Caribbean will meet on August 23 – 24 to identify better ways of planning for the impact of climate change on the region’s water supply and systems. The meeting, co-hosted by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), takes the form of a workshop entitled “Building a Climate Resilient Water […]

    August 24, 2015Events, NatureNo comments
  7. SPISE, CSF’s Flagship Regional STEM Program, Concludes

    SPISE (Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering) is offered for 4 weeks each summer by the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) to the brightest 16-18 year old students interested in pursuing careers in science and engineering. This year, 18 students from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. […]

    August 24, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  8. Williams Digicel International hosts CMRC at Bushy Park Barbados

    The cream of the region’s motor sport stars are preparing for Bushy Park Barbados next month, when the circuit hosts the Williams Industries Digicel International Race Meet (September 12/13). Round three of the 2015 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) is the headline event of an action-packed schedule, with approaching 12 hours of track […]

    August 11, 2015RallyNo comments

    Since its July 10 release, Jah Cure’s new album The Cure (VP Records) holds strong at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The acclaimed Jamaican singer is the only solo artist this year to land this coveted chart position for three consecutive weeks. Jah Cure expresses his enthusiasm; “I put my heart and soul […]

    August 8, 2015MusicNo comments
  10. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) OPENS TENDERS FOR DESTINATION WEBSITE

    The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new destination website, which will become a primary pillar in its evolving digital marketing strategy. The key objectives of the site will be to serve as a source of information for prospective visitors; to deliver a variety of engaging content […]

    August 1, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  11. Northern Lights Caribbean Dealer Service Training Heralded as Great Success

    Dealer participants attending the Caribbean Service Training, hosted by Parts & Power and Northern Lights Inc from 14-16 July 2015 in Tortola BVI, were all positive in their reviews and comments. There were 6 ratings of “Excellent” (5 out of 5) and 6 “Good” (4 out of 5). There were the inevitable complaints about Service […]

    July 25, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  12. Scheduled Maintenance, FLOW – Thursday, July 9th & Saturday, July 11th

    Please be advised that scheduled maintenance to FLOW’s Voice Network will be conducted on Thursday 9th July between the hours of 12:00a.m. – 6:00a.m. and on Saturday 11th July between the hours of 12:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. In the event that you experience further disruptions beyond the specified time period, please do not hesitate to contact […]

    July 9, 2015Technology1 comment
  13. Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) Fundraising luncheon on Sunday 5th July

    Each summer the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) offers the Student Program for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE) to the most gifted 16 and 17 year old Caribbean students who are interested in pursuing careers in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines. The goal of SPISE is to groom these youngsters to become […]

    June 21, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. CHAMPION WATSON LEADS RALLY CLUB TITLE CHASE: Sol RB15 winner Panton ahead in WRC-1 & 4wd

    Reigning Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Champion Driver Rhett Watson maintained his point-perfect score over the two weekends of LIME King of the Hill and Sol Rally Barbados 2015 last month, to maintain his lead in this year’s title chase. Jamaican Jeff Panton‘s victory on Sol RB15, his second in the island’s premier event, has moved […]

    June 19, 2015Featured, RallyNo comments
  15. FLOW’s maintenance now Saturday night, 20th June & apologise in advance for inconveniences caused.

    Further to FLOW’s previous announcement of Scheduled Maintenance to be carried out on June 13th and June 14th, please note that the Maintenance will now be conducted on Saturday 20th June and Sunday 21st June between the hours of 12:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. As a result, Flow and Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) customers, may […]

    June 18, 2015Photo Gallery, Technology1 comment
  16. Now in Barbados? Shell PurePlus “Drive The Future” – 1st motor oil made from natural gas!

    Now in Barbados, the very first motor oil made from natural gas: Barbadians are invited to try the new Shell Helix Ultra synthetic line of premium motor oils made with the patented Shell PurePlus Technology thus have a cleaner engine and a faster car. Shell PurePlus is a leading-edge gas-to-liquid technology process that converts natural […]

    June 18, 2015RallyNo comments

    Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton led an overseas lock-out of the Sol Rally Barbados podium at the weekend (May 29-31), as the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its premier event with a record-breaking entry. In the Panton Motorsport and Pro Auto Works-supported Ford Focus WRC06, he beat double European Champion Simon Jean-Joseph by […]

    June 2, 2015RallyNo comments
  18. SOL Rally Nation – Scrutineering, Simpson Motors: Autographs Galore

    SOL RALLY BARBADOS Festival is an International All-Stage Rally and the Caribbean’s biggest annual international motor sport event, annually attracting at least 100 crews (if there were no last minute withdrawals, there’d be 117 entries), at least one-third of them from the wider Caribbean and further afield. Here is Roger “The Sheriff” Skeete inking the shirt of […]

    May 24, 2015Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  19. Professor Gordon Shirley to deliver CDB’s 16th Annual William G. Demas Lecture

    Professor Gordon Shirley, President & CEO of the Port Authority of Jamaica and former principal of the University of the West Indies’ Mona Campus will deliver the Caribbean Development Bank’s 16th annual William G. Demas Memorial Lecture. The lecture, entitled, ‘Rethinking Caribbean Logistics: Driving Forces; New Paradigms‘ will be held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium […]

    May 16, 2015EventsNo comments
  20. NexCyx Releases New Single, “Let it Go” (Le Te Te)

    Summer is right around the corner and NexCyx is kicking things off with their newest single “Let it Go” (Le Te Te). The upbeat reggae fusion track is the perfect anthem for a stress free summer. Musical Director, Andre Clarke who produced the song, said inspiration came from an impromptu band jam session and began […]

    May 5, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  21. “The Reconstruction of William Zero” – Directed by Dan Bush (Sci-Fi Movie: 2015)

    William Blakely is a geneticist working for NexCorp, a government-contracted research organization. He has a home, a loving wife and son, and a job at the forefront of advances in sciences and technology. When a terrible accident tips off a series of events that lead William into a coma with no memory, he needs to […]

    April 24, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. U.S. Embassy Underscores STEM Education with the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Launch

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS underscored its commitment to science, technology, engineering, and math STEM education. On March 12, Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Yolonda Kerney was on location at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida to witness the launch of NASA’s groundbreaking MMS launch. While there, she interacted […]

    March 22, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments

    The final six contestants were announced in the third episode of the Bank on ME show as they continue to vie for various forms of investment and an attractive prize package including $15,000 from presenting sponsor, Scotiabank. In last night’s show, the entrepreneurs attended the workshop hosted by the National Initiative for Service Excellence (NISE) […]

    February 4, 2015BusinessNo comments
  24. ‘Voice Mail’ releases “Next Level” album to introduce a new genre in Jamaican Music

    The Jamaican Duo “Voice Mail” has released a new album on Jan. 5th. Voice Mail is known for harmony-loaded vocals, to spread excitement for dancing and for a focus on the good things in life! The album is entitled “Next Level” and features 14 tracks of which 3 had been previously released. Track List: 1. […]

    January 7, 2015MusicNo comments

    When one meets Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the first apparent thing is his HEIGHT. I would safely say he’s 6’3″ at least (I’m 5’11¾” so that’s 4 inches of difference). Yet when one sees him chatting you don’t get that impression, he’s the opposite of Tina Turner – she’s like 5’3″ and you feel she’s 6’2″, […]

    December 31, 2014Review, TechnologyNo comments