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  1. Barbadian Wins Best Booth at Design Caribbean in Santo Domingo

    Declared a resounding success, Caribbean Export officially ended its inaugural trade fair, Design Caribbean, at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4th; held at Hotel El Embajador, Santo Domingo, the show was declared a huge success in highlighting the Caribbean Region’s best artisans. Officially opened four days earlier, on September 1, 2011, with a ribbon cutting […]

    September 6, 2011Business1 comment
  2. Barbadian Queen of Soca set to launch Design Caribbean show beginning of next month

    Drawing on a range of influences, Caribbean gift artisans are exhibiting at the Design Caribbean show that opens at Santo Domingo’s Hotel Embajador on 1 September. The show, which will last through 4 September, is attracting international buyers looking for something different and exceptional that captures the essence of the Caribbean. The show is a […]

    August 28, 2011BusinessNo comments
  3. One of a Kind Opportunity – DESIGN CARIBBEAN 2011 in Santo Domingo!

    Following three years of intensive preparation and planning, the first newly rebranded show – DESIGN CARIBBEAN – is a mere 25 days away from officially opening in the Hotel El Embajador, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Design Caribbean is a trade show for artisans in the region who are export ready and able to produce uniquely […]

    August 7, 2011Arts, FashionNo comments
  4. “If we mek de beds, we must sleep pun dem!” Observation from ‘Baba’ Elombe Mottley

    At the beginning of the 20th Century, Barbados tourism development was centred mostly on the Southern and Eastern Coast of Barbados, from Bridgetown to the Crane with enclaves at Cattlewash, Bathsheba and Tent Bay in St Joseph. Tourism traffic came mainly by sea and Barbados because of its location was a major stop for ships […]

    August 2, 2011Business, Editorial1 comment
  5. Wuh-Lorse! Democratic Labour Party MP’s get hands dirty and set paint to brush with Harris Paints, who Adds Colour to Barbados’ Nightengale Children’s Home

    {EDITOR’S NOTE: It seems that the ruling DLP did assist this time around in the Barbados Clean Up, was it because they were ridiculed last year for absence or was it to seek advance Brownie points ahead of the CADRES poll? Were the MPs’ motives altruistic or establishing succession rights?} Residents of the Nightengale Children’s […]

    September 22, 2010Featured, Political1 comment
  6. URGENT REQUEST FOR ALL BARBADIANS: Richard “Joli” Hill in surgery after Hastings fire, needs Blood ASAP

    Richard Hill, better know as “Joli” {PRONOUNCED JOLLY}, was seriously injured as a result of a devastating fire at Pavilion Court on the night of Tuesday 03rd August 2010. His current condition is critical and he has to undergo surgery tomorrow, Saturday 07 August.

    August 6, 2010Controversy, HealthNo comments
  7. Caribbean Designers Meet Success at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

    The Love, Freedom, Flow: New Caribbean Design line that was launched at the recently held International Contemporary Furniture Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre in New York met with both commercial and critical success. The collection which featured the work of fifteen regional companies saw leading names in the design industry from Italy, […]

    June 4, 2010Business1 comment
  8. Eight Barbadians to exhibit at “Love Freedom Flow: New Caribbean Design” of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

    According to Manager, Core Services, Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export),Veona Maloney, “…the show culminates over a year of work by a six-member regional design team and regional companies. The team began by examining the work of 60 companies from across the region. Twenty-two of these companies have actually continued through the process to become […]

    May 12, 2010BusinessNo comments
  9. Canadian Women’s Club are having a Garage Sale – this Saturday in Highgate Gardens

    Thanks to – Charlotte Blumenshein Political and Public Affairs Officer Canadian High Commission Bridgetown, Barbados Tel: 1-246-429-3550 ext 3206

    June 12, 2009NewsNo comments
  10. Zemicon Gallery is hosting a chance to talk with artist Tonya Wiles about her show “Hide and Seek” this 14 June 2009

    Tonya, a proud Barbados Scholar, has returned to the island after pursuing her Bachelor (Honours) Degree in Fine Art: Painting at a prestigious university in London called Wimbledon College of Art. She has hosted and participated in a number of exhibitions in the heart of the London?s art capital. Both Art Collectors and Art Galleries […]

    June 9, 2009Arts, Galleries, OddityNo comments
  11. Over 300 years of Barbadian Furniture at Lancaster Great House

    Our current exhibition, Barbados Furniture 1680 ? 2009, is an absolute ?must see? for everyone interested in the tradition of furniture making and furniture in the Caribbean. The exhibition is available for viewing Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and admission to the Galleries is free. In view of the considerable costs of […]

    April 19, 2009Arts, Culture, Galleries1 comment
  12. BBC claim Barbados’ new type of lifestyle is clue to rising cases of asthma

    Surfing the net not so long ago, discovered this bit of the price of progress in Barbados? A Canadian medical researcher was stunned to learn that 20% or one-fifth of Barbados suffers from or is affected by Asthma. It did appear odd to me as well, from the point of view that when I was […]

    December 14, 2008Controversy, Featured, Health, News1 comment
  13. Art Object and Furniture Conservation Lecture at the Barbados National Trust

    The Barbados National Trust and the National Art Gallery Committee are pleased to invite you to an evening lecture entitled “Caring for Art Objects, Antiques and Furniture” with Mr. Angel Santiago-Torres, Objects Conservator of the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico and consultant conservator with the NAGC. Mr. Torres will give an informative talk […]

    July 22, 2008Arts, GalleriesNo comments