Tag Archives: land

  1. RBBL’s 5.25% Mortgage Rate Well Received – Just a few days left!

    Despite the current economic climate many Barbadians still have a burning desire to own their own home and Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited (RBBL) continues to facilitate this demand. Launched in June of this year, Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited has been offering an attractive mortgage package for home owners, who qualify for new mortgages, at a […]

    August 27, 2013BusinessNo comments
  2. The University of the West Indies: Performing against the odds – By Sir Ronald Sanders

    A few days ago the BBC Television World Service interviewed one of the wealthiest persons in China. She will be 48 years old next month and her assets are worth US$3.6 billion. Zhang Xin was born into abject poverty, began working in a sweat-shop, lived in a single-room with her mother in Hong Kong, saved […]

    July 20, 2013Editorial, EducationNo comments
  3. BOATYARD AWARDS – SOL RALLY BARBADOS 2013: Terra on the Roadway? Crew Mallalieu!

    22nd Andrew Mallalieu/Geoff Goddard (GpN Terra Caribbean Subaru Impreza N10), 1h 08m 26.60s

    June 5, 2013Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  4. The Lone Ranger: another Helena Bonham Carter/Johnny Depp film June 4, 2013Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Is Barbados Free Press Dead? Ian Bourne finally vindicated! Tabloid Blog inactive for 3 weeks!

    For years I have endured teasing, ribbing, jokes and outright threats how I, Ian Bourne, am both or either Barbados Free Press & B’dos Underground as well as here at Bajan Reporter – where do I find the time, I always reply… The answers are beyond ridiculous or sublime and verge on something which would […]

    May 26, 2013Controversy, ReviewNo comments
  6. KEEPING AN EYE ON GRENADA’S BUSINESS, by – Citizens in Defence of Grenada’s Lands and Heritage!

    CAVEAT – Spice Islanders remain heavily divided over proposed tourism development and this News-Blog has been chosen as a voice to express concerns. We’re still pleased to be viewed as a voice for change. However, in their passion to object the Citizens’ Group can get a bit outlandish, we got rather testy calls from the […]

    May 26, 2013BusinessNo comments
  7. Barbados & Port Of Spain blasted – “Not a Caribbean Man?” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Tension is developing toward the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) from some quarters in Jamaica. This was exemplified by a column in the Jamaica Gleaner Newspaper written by an Immigration Attorney, Mr. Ronald Mason. I believe it is fair to summarize what Mr. Mason said as follows: He is a Jamaican; not a Caribbean […]

    May 19, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  8. UWI Lauds SOL CARIBBEAN for Educational Investment

    SOL CARIBBEAN LTD has been lauded by the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) for its part in investing generously in the education of the region’s young people. The commendation came recently from Paul Altman, Chairman of the UWI Campus Council, as he addressed students, donors and members of Faculty […]

    April 16, 2013Business, EducationNo comments
  9. Nevis Government says it will no longer tolerate illegal sand mining

    The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) stated its intention to protect Nevis’ pristine environment and warned persons involved in illegal sand mining that going forward there would be a zero tolerance approach in an effort to stamp out the illegal activity. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis accompanied by Senior and Junior Ministers of The Environment and Physical […]

    April 13, 2013NatureNo comments
  10. Builders in the DR complain about tender results for housing there

    Santo Domingo’s National Directorate of Public Contracts (DGCP) has launched an investigative process aimed at establishing whether or not there were any irregularities in the international public tender convened by the National Housing Institute (INVI) for the construction of 800 low-cost housing units as part of the Development and Habitat Program under way since 2010. […]

    April 1, 2013Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Barbados earns 3 ADDY’s: Virgo gets 2 Silver – Caribbean Advertising Agencies Take District AAF ADDY Honors

    The American Advertising Federation, (AAF), has announced the prestigious 2013 District ADDY Winners. 26 entries from the Caribbean Advertising Federation, (CAF), have earned the right to compete as National Finalists in the National ADDY Competition. The ADDY Awards are sponsored by AAF and is the advertising industry’s most comprehensive and prestigious competition recognizing creative excellence […]

    March 21, 2013BusinessNo comments

    Barbados may be gripped in a Cash For Gold pawnbroking crisis, but there’s another kind of greed which can create all kinds of chaos… While Mankind continues to depend on fossil fuel any new found reserves may be an opportunity to main the status quo in an energy cycle but it can also bring out […]

    March 14, 2013Political, TravelNo comments
  13. “The Commonwealth Charter, Human Rights and Sri Lanka” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The most important reason for the selection of a country as the host-venue for a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is that it serves the interests of the Commonwealth as a whole. If this reason were a consideration, President Mahinda Rajapaksa would already have withdrawn Sri Lanka from hosting the CHOGM in November. The […]

    March 14, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments

    This morning my fellow Falkland Islanders and I woke up to a new future. Last night, our country made its voice heard. Let me be clear that thirty years after the brutal invasion of our home, the people of the Falklands want nothing more than neighbourly relations with Argentina based on shared interests and mutual […]

    March 12, 2013Editorial, Political1 comment
  15. “Israel’s Election in a Bubble” By Shlomo Ben-Ami / Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2013

    Forty-five years into Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories, and four years after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s government became the undertaker of the two-state solution, an electoral campaign run in utter denial of Israel’s Palestinian conundrum has just ended with yet another Netanyahu government in office. Yes, Netanyahu was humbled by the electorate, but his […]

    February 13, 2013Political, TravelNo comments

    Time’s running out for Digicel customers to earn a chance to make their dreams come through in Digicel’s “Win A Piece of Paradise and Smile” promotion. Come Monday, February 4th, the final date for eligible entries, the process will begin for the execution of the final draw which will be announced later in the month. […]

    February 2, 2013Business, TechnologyNo comments
  17. Barbadian PR Consultant thinks Crime News should be muzzled to boost Real Estate sales

    Late in 2012, the Bajan Reporter was part of a Caribbean entourage of media being made aware of a new catchphrase “Citizen Security,” there were participants from Jamaica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Lucia, Anguilla, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the BVI among others… Part of the training was to examine what role the press has in […]

    January 26, 2013Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Pillow Talk from Freundel? National Housing Units revive in time for Impending Elections! January 26, 2013Cartoons, Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  19. January joy this Loans Saturday! Get that house or land with a CIBC FirstCaribbean Mortgage!

    To FirstCaribbean’s customers in Barbados: It’s January joy this Loans Saturday! Join CIBC-FCIB for their Loans Saturday event at The Villages at Coverley on Saturday 12th January 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. See you there!

    January 9, 2013Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. Opposition Leader of St. Kitts & Nevis gives citizens a New Year’s reality check

    While the Prime Minister of St. Kitts-Nevis painted a rosy picture, Mark Brantley’s New Year’s message delivered a reality check of the dismal state of affairs in the twin islands. The Opposition Leader, in recapping the occurrences of 2012, addressed the harsh reality of life in St. Kitts-Nevis for the majority of citizens coupled with the overarching need for […]

    January 7, 2013Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  21. “Netanyahu the Palestinian” By Alex Joffe – Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2012

    In January, Israeli voters will go to the polls for an election that promises to hand Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu a renewed mandate. Few prospects are more loathsome to the Israeli left, US President Barack Obama’s administration, most European leaders, or many American Jews. But no one regards the prospect of another Netanyahu government with […]

    January 2, 2013Controversy, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Santo Domingo’s Government to use RD$40 billion of pensions… To create housing for Low Income Earners!

    The Dominican Republic’s government announced earlier this week they’d take some RD $40 billion from the Pension Fund available for the construction of low-cost housing financed through private banks. President Danilo Medina was present for the announcement at the Presidential Palace. Activities centered around the reading of Decree 663-12 that creates the Presidential Commission for […]

    December 8, 2012Business, PoliticalNo comments
  23. “Israel’s Missing Peace Offensive” by Shlomo Ben-Ami (Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2012)

    Even before the latest cease-fire took hold, it had become clear that the dilemma facing Israel in Gaza entails more than simply developing military answers to the challenge posed by Hamas. The real question is whether Israel’s leadership is capable of using new, non-military tools to address the anti-Israeli rage that has gained momentum across […]

    December 5, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments

    Camper and Nicholson Port Louis Marina vs. We the People {Grenadians};- Is it true that in sometime in August 2012, Camper and Nicholson Port Louis marina refused a request from the Dept. of Fisheries to permit fishermen and local boat owners to secure their boats in response to a weather advisory? Is it true that […]

    October 23, 2012SailingNo comments
  25. DLP’s Housing Programme seems shaky this Hurricane Season? Comments from Edmund Hinkson, Former Dep. N.H.C Chair

    The “star housing programme” on the basis of which DLP Parliamentarians are asking Voters to re-elect their Party has not been anywhere nearly as successful as they are promoting it to be. Edmund Hinkson, the BLP’s St. James North Candidate, while addresssing his Party’s Women’s League, revealed that a document prepared by the National Housing […]

    September 18, 2012Controversy, PoliticalNo comments