Tag Archives: idiocy

  1. Applicants Must Not Wear Eyeglasses in U.S. Passport & Visa Photos

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) advises that, effective November 1, 2016, applicants for U.S. passports and visas must remove their eyeglasses for U.S. passport and visa photos. The U.S. Department of State is implementing this policy to enhance the security of the application process […]

    October 24, 2016Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. Global organisations pay attention to Barbados

    Barbadians must be careful how they have public disputes since you never know what part of the world is following with interest. Senator the Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo addressed the 11th Biennial Delegates’ Conference of CTUSAB in Hastings. She made what some felt was a hint to local media to use care before highlighting certain stories. […]

    September 28, 2016Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Barbados to have more desalination plants, relief imminent for St Joseph residents

    It is not only St Joseph residents who will see remedies to their current plight of dry taps, the Water Resource Ministry vows to ensure all of Barbados has adequate water be it drought or flood. He was very firm in his assertion while St Joseph folk have a right to protest and call for […]

    September 12, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reiterated his Government is continuing to keep the “ship of state” steady and on a growth path in a still volatile global economic environment. Mr. Stuart made the comments during the keynote at the opening of the Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  5. You’re Independent, what do you do? Invite the people you broke away from… Whose expense? As Barbadians reel under new Taxation, yet no wage hike!

    Yet another hint has been made as to what 50th Anniversary Independence celebrations Barbadians can expect was made at the Prime Minister’s Reception in honour of “Our Loyal Visitors and Friends of Barbados.” Stephen from Candyland Prime Minister Freundel J. Stuart told the packed facility how a special request was made and members of British […]

    January 18, 2016Featured, TravelNo comments
  6. Woman charged for Magnum & Ammo? Bajan Dirty Harriet? Or stupid for Lover?

    Police have arrested and charged Ronneisha Shareece Carter 20 years of Birds River, Deacons Road, St. Michael with the offences of: 1. Illegal possession of a firearm (.357 magnum handgun); and 2. 6 rounds of ammunition. Carter was remanded until February 12 when she will reappear at Criminal Court No.1 before Magistrate Douglas Frederick. Attorney-at-law […]

    January 17, 2016CrimeNo comments
  7. 50th Anniversary of Independence will be driving force of 2016?

    Many Barbadians usually show concern at the end of October as Independence looms, that’s because the November 30th date usually has a tough time when pitted against pending Christmas celebrations. However one Government official does not foresee such a problem next year – Chairman of the 50th Anniversary National Organising Committee, Senator Maxine McClean believes […]

    January 3, 2016PoliticalNo comments

    Fellow Barbadians, I am always pleased to greet you at Christmas time as we all reflect upon and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ about two thousand years ago. Old and familiar though the Christmas story is, it loses none of its original freshness in the telling from year to year. A virgin, Mary by […]

    December 26, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Spellcheck for Graffiti? Or? Ice, Ice Baby – PBUH! (Dalkeith Junction)

    Funny thing happened on the way to an assignment, beginning to understand why Barbados has no splinter cells…

    December 20, 2015Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. 2015 Independence Message by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

    Fellow Barbadians, I greet you once again as we celebrate the completion of 49 years of nationhood. We thank God for the guidance He has given us ever since we embarked on this journey on the 30th day of November, 1966. His bountiful blessings have been a source of continuing strength and inspiration to us […]

    November 30, 2015Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Road fatality: 24 year old Motorcyclist on ABC Highway

    Police are investigating a serious accident which occurred about five before one in the early hours of 29 October 2015, along the west bound lanes of the Barrow Section of the ABC Highway between the Clyde Walcott and Everton Weeks Round-a-bouts. Involved was a motor cycle driven by Suleman Ekalvaya 24 years of George Street, Belleville, St. […]

    November 1, 2015ControversyNo comments
  12. “THE WALK: Extended TRAILER” (Ben Kingsley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt – 2015)

    The Walk is the true story of a young dreamer, Philippe Petit, and a band of unlikely recruits who together achieve the impossible: an illegal wire walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. With little more than nerve and blind ambition, Petit and his ragtag crew overcome daunting physical obstacles, betrayals, […]

    October 11, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Social Good Summit 2015 in Barbados focuses on the new Sustainable Development Goals

    To raise awareness around the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Development Programme Subregional Office for Barbados and the OECS hosted the Social Good Summit 2015 featuring addresses from the UNDP Resident Representative, Government officials and Non-governmental partners. “The Social Good Summit is a flagship event for UNDP,” said UNDP Administrator Helen Clark. […]

    October 7, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  14. “RIDE ALONG 2” (Kevin Hart, Ice Cube – 2016)

    As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who’s supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

    October 6, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. R.L. Stine’s “GOOSEBUMPS” (Jack Black: HORROR-COMEDY)

    Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Odeya Rush), living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach’s comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed […]

    October 6, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Barbados will receive BDS$17 million from the European Union (EU) within the next few days as part of the EU’s continuing support of Barbados’ Human Resource Development (HRD) Programme. Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, in thanking the EU for what is termed Budget Support, noted that this type of assistance was always targeted towards specific […]

    October 2, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Alvin And The Chipmunks 4 ‘The Road Chip’ – Jason Lee, Kimberly Williams-Paisley & Bella Thorne

    Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.

    October 1, 2015Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk – Official Featurette “Twin Towers”

    This featurette for The Walk was released by Sony Pictures. The Walk was directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon and Ben Kingsley. The Walk will open in theaters on October 9th, 2015. The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World […]

    September 29, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments

    Cable & Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC) revealed Chris Dehring, Chairman of LIME Jamaica and a member of the senior executive team has decided to return to the forays of entrepreneurship after six transformative years with the Company, effective September 30, 2015. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the management and staff of C&W, […]

    September 26, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments

    Young Caymanian, Lloyd Barker, recently visited Barbados on his prize trip for being honoured as Man of the Year by the Barbados Consulate in the Cayman Islands. The award was announced at a dinner held on Friday, 28 November 2014, as part of the celebrations in Cayman to mark Barbados’ 48th anniversary of Independence. Mr. […]

    September 18, 2015TravelNo comments
  21. “The Queen’s history making reign” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    On September 9, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in British history. Her record also applies to her 15 realms other than Britain, the majority of them in the Caribbean even though they are independent from Britain. The 9 independent Caribbean countries of which the Queen is the Head of State are: Antigua and […]

    September 16, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  22. Trinidad’s New Leader praised for restraint in face of Barbados’ Inept Finance Minister suggesting how to Operate

    When Barbadian Finance Minister Chris Sinckler advised the leader of the newly-elected People’s National Movement (PNM) government in Trinidad and Tobago Dr Keith Rowley there is no magic wand to fix the issues currently facing his Republic, many Trinis admired how Keith resisted telling Chris that his mother arrived – alias “Paul, You Mother Come” […]

    September 11, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Former Security firm employee remanded to Dodds over weapons’ disappearance

    Police have arrested and charged Morivia Gittens 35 years of Mills Apartments, Haynesville, St James with the offence of Conspiracy to commit Aggravated Burglary which occurred on the 1st day of September 2015. On the mentioned date, about 10:45 pm, an aggravated burglary occurred at A&C Security Limited, Barbarees Hill, St. Michael. Investigations into the […]

    September 6, 2015CrimeNo comments

    Government’s ultimate goal is to ensure that the temporary taxes which were put in place to stabilise the economy as part of the Fiscal Consolidation Programme are removed. This assurance has come from Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, who stressed that those temporary taxes cannot remain in place. “It is not the intention of the […]

    September 4, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  25. City Resident in remand until September for Sub-Machine Gun

    A St Michael woman appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court on charges related to illegal possession of a submachine gun. She will now spend the next month in HMP Dodds. The 26-year-old unemployed woman wasn’t required to plead to the indictable charges which were adjourned until September 10, 2015.

    August 14, 2015CrimeNo comments