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Tag Archives: Guadeloupe

  1. Team Barbados ready for world-class Tourney on 8th & 9th

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union has today officially announced the names of the players who will represent Barbados at the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament that is set to take place at Kensington Oval over December 8th-9th. Competing against some of the world’s best Men’s and Women’s Club Rugby teams, both […]

    December 4, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  2. National dialogue aimed at charting a new course of trade relations with the European Union

    Mixed fortunes experienced by Barbadian manufacturers and services providers in the successful penetration of the European market, after the entry into force of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), has given rise to the need for a strategic national dialogue on the issue. The Barbados Private Sector Trade Team (BPSTT) has taken the initiative to […]

    June 10, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Cannes Festival: Caribbean actress, Charlotte Gressier, made the event at the Majestic Hotel during the Andres Aquino Fashion Show from New York

    Charlotte Gressier was born in Martinique, descended from a Guadeloupean mother and an Indian grand mother. She made the show with the fashion show by the fashion designer Andrés Aquino by performing at the Majestic Hotel in Cannes Festival. A performance that surprised the audience from Cannes used to be bored during this period where […]

    June 8, 2015CultureNo comments
  4. Simone and André Schwarz-Bart, winners of the Grand Prix Littéraire of the Association of Caribbean Writers

    The 4th Congress of Caribbean Writers ended on Saturday 18th April, with the awarding of the Grand Prix Littéraire, by the Association of Caribbean Writers, in collaboration with the Regional Council of Guadeloupe to Simone and André Schwarz-Bart for their book “l’Ancêtre en Solitude“, published by Seuil. Three contenders: Simone and André Schwarz-Bart, “l’Ancêtre en Solitude”, […]

    May 2, 2015BooksNo comments
  5. 4th edition of the Congress of Caribbean Writers, one of the most “popular” editions ever!

    The 4th edition of the Congress of Caribbean Writers, which ended Saturday 19th April, with the consecration of the work co-written by Simone and André Schwarz-Bart, was surely one of the most “popular” editions ever. With regard to the Congress itself, registered attendance from the opening ceremony and over the course of the 2 days […]

    April 28, 2015BooksNo comments
  6. Caribbean’s best battle in Tinman Rohr Triathlon

    The region’s best triathletes are expected to go head to head once again for the fourth annual non-profit AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon in Antigua & Barbuda slated for Saturday March 28th. The first half-iron distance triathlon to be held in the English-speaking independent Caribbean now enters its fourth year with Guadeloupe having retained the title […]

    February 14, 2015AthleticsNo comments
  7. (UPDATE) GONZALO EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN WHILE IT MOVES THROUGH THE LEEWARDS INTO EARLY MONDAY

    WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY? NONE A HURRICANE WATCH AND A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PUERTO RICO…VIEQUES…CULEBRA…AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS. THE GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ISSUED A HURRICANE WATCH & TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR… * PUERTO RICO…VIEQUES…CULEBRA…AND THE […]

    October 12, 2014NatureNo comments
  8. Caribbean Fight League (CFL) to host CFL’s Massacre 6 at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre

    The Caribbean Fight League (CFL) will host the Caribbean Fight League Massacre at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on 23rd August 2014. Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Ultimate Fist Fighting (CUFF), Adam Chin Leung Kam of Trinidad and Tobago will be present at the upcoming event. Mr. Kam’s visit provides great benefits to Barbados […]

    August 9, 2014Martial ArtsNo comments
  9. Caribbean Fight League – Massacre 6 MMA in Barbados, 23rd August

    The Caribbean Fight League’s next bout, MASSACRE 6, is set for Saturday 23rd August 2014 at 7:00 pm at The Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The vacant lightweight belt will also be up for grabs, with Joel Guilliame of Guadeloupe fighting O’Neale Chase of Barbados. A special match will feature for the first time in Barbados; […]

    July 28, 2014Martial Arts1 comment
  10. Massacre 6 International MMA: Guadeloupe’s Rochemont Returns & REMATCH: Stuart Vs. Sylvain

    Following the successful staging of MASSACRE 5 on 19th April 2014 at The Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, the Caribbean Fight League is happy to inform the public that our next card MASSACRE 6 will be held on Saturday 23rd August 2014 at 7:00 pm. They’ll be staging this event again at the same venue. Their […]

    July 22, 2014Martial ArtsNo comments
  11. Moke’n Caribbean Style: New style of Old Vehicle to resume WI Roadways

    It’s been some time, but the wait is over: the popular Moke is back and it’s undergone some slight modifications. These include a shortened name – MOKE – as well as a slighter wider for spacious body. The redesigned MOKE has been engineered to comply with today’s vehicle requirements, ensuring for a more enjoyable and […]

    June 15, 2014TravelNo comments
  12. 19th April 2014: Bubba’s/BTA/SLAM FM Regional Mixed Martial Arts Championships

    Are you ready for Bubba’s/BTA/SLAM FM Regional Mixed Martial Arts Championships at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on 19th April 2014?

    February 23, 2014Featured, Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. DIGICEL ACQUIRES SUBMARINE FIBRE ASSETS ACROSS THE CARIBBEAN REGION

    Digicel announced that it has reached an agreement with the Guadeloupe-based Loret Group and with Caribbean Fibre Holdings to acquire a submarine fibre network across the Caribbean region. Digicel will acquire Middle Caribbean Network, Southern Caribbean Fibre, Antilles Crossings and a number of related assets from Global Caribbean Fibre. This deal will provide Digicel with […]

    December 24, 2013TechnologyNo comments
  14. Guadeloupe Islands Record 26 Percent Increase in Hotel Room Night Bookings In 2013

    Guadeloupe Islands has recorded a 26 percent increase in hotel room night bookings in 2013 compared to 2012. As a result, the French Caribbean archipelago has become one of the Caribbean’s rising destinations, according to a recent report by Kuoni Global Travel Service. While mainland France continues to be the largest source of visitors to […]

    December 5, 2013TravelNo comments
  15. Caribbean Export Facilitates Policy Dialogue on the Renewable Energy & Waste Management Sectors

    Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the Regional Council of Guadeloupe, the Government of Haiti and the Government of the Dominican Republic organized a meeting of senior officials to discuss a “Policy Dialogue between Haiti, Dominican Republic and the Regional Council of Guadeloupe on the Renewable Energy and Waste Management Sector“, held […]

    November 25, 2013Business, TechnologyNo comments
  16. MMA Barbados this Weekend – Broken Trident 2 October 21, 2013Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. MIXED MARTIAL ARTS IN BARBADOS – BROKEN TRIDENT 2, OCT. 26th October 1, 2013Martial Arts, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Former Dream Girl Eyes Miss Global Crown: Guadeloupian UWI grad hopes to conquer Jamaica

    She completed her Masters in Political Science two years ago at UWI Mona and now Elisa Barré has returned to Jamaica with her eyes set on taking the Miss Global International crown back to her native Guadeloupe. Barré, who has fond memories of her time in Jamaica hopes that with her win she could encourage […]

    September 7, 2013Fashion, TravelNo comments
  19. FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO EXPLORE NEW WAYS OF COOPERATION

    There is a promise from the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Steve Blackett, and French Ambassador to Barbados, Jacques Sturm, to explore new avenues for cooperation that would enhance the existing relationship. The two counterparts gave this undertaking during a courtesy call today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Culloden Road, St. […]

    May 16, 2013Events, PoliticalNo comments
  20. Trini promoter seeks support of Freundel Stuart for MASSACRE 4: (K1) Kickboxing 30 & 31 March

    A promoter from Trinidad is hoping that the current Government in Barbados will subsidise a prominent Martial Arts tournament which is already under the scrutiny of ESPN, the famed global tv-cable sports network, and set to come off at the end of March. Jason Fraser, President of the Trinidad & Tobago Combat Sport Association, says in his […]

    January 26, 2013Martial Arts, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. {UPDATED} Center of Isaac moving through the Leeward Isles, New warnings & watches issued

    Summary of 500 pm information – Location, 16.0n 61.2w about 25 miles SSE of Guadeloupe about 365 miles ESE of San Juan, Puerto Rico maximum sustained winds, 45 mph present movement, West at 22 mph, minimum central pressure, 1004 mb or 29.65 inches Watches and warnings – changes with this advisory: The government of the […]

    August 22, 2012Nature, TravelNo comments
  22. Government of Barbados discontinues tropical storm warning for Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines

    Wind gust to 63 mph in Saint Lucia as the center of Ernesto moves nearby; Summary of 8:00 am location, 13.5n 61.5w about 40 miles West Sou’West of St. Lucia about 25 miles West Nor’West of St. Vincent maximum sustained winds, 45 mph present movement, western or 270 degrees at 24 mph with minimum central […]

    August 3, 2012NatureNo comments
  23. {URGENT} Atlantic Tropical Storm ERNESTO Advisory Number 5

    DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO FIFTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE SEASON – TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE LESSER ANTILLES  LOCATION: 12.8N 56.6W ABOUT 295 MILES EAST OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS, MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 50 MPH, ITS PRESENT MOVEMENT WESTWARDS OR 270 DEGREES AT 22 MPH WITH MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1006 MB, 29.71 INCHES THE GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS HAS […]

    August 2, 2012NatureNo comments
  24. ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE BRIDGETOWN CELEBRATING ITS “FETE DE LA MUSIQUE” AT LIMEGROVE BAR

    Alliance Française de Bridgetown is celebrating its traditionnal Fête de la musique with a jazz soirée at the Lime bar and restaurant at Limegrove on June 21. The live-music event will features the barbadian jazz band C4 performing music from France and the french caribbean. Launched in 1982 by the French Ministry for Culture, the Fête de […]

    June 12, 2012Events, Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  25. CARIBBEAN TOURISM LEADERS CONTINUE MEMBER COUNTRY VISITS WITH TRIPS TO MARTINIQUE & GUADELOUPE FOR HIGH LEVEL TALKS

    The region’s most senior tourism public servant meets with tourism officials in Martinique and Guadeloupe this week for high-level talks on critical regional tourism matters. The secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley, visits Martinique on 30 May for talks with the president of the Martinique Regional Council, Mr. Serge Letchimy, the […]

    May 30, 2012TravelNo comments