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  1. Is it time for Mark #Zuckerberg to feel #Facebook Gaol? More and more #Bajans fed up with the platform, #Telegram is slowly gaining…

    “Nearly 270 million Facebook users have had their user IDs, phone numbers and names left in an unsecured database accessible on the Internet for anyone to mine, a security researcher said.” Facebook Data Leak: Personal Info of Nearly 270 Million Users Exposed – MSSP Alert Last year, I was in Facebook jail five times, sounds […]

    March 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  2. SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT (2021) Eddie Izzard, Judi Dench & Jim Broadbent – Drama

    UK, Aug. 15th 1939: 17 days before WWII, an English teacher and his camera disappear on a coastal boarding school with 20 German teen girls. Miller gets the job 6 days later, secretly trying to find out what happened.

    March 3, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. NIGHT OF THE KINGS (2021) Drama, Fantasy Movie HD

    A young man is sent to “La Maca“, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new “Roman” and must tell a story to the other prisoners.

    February 9, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Embassy of Argentina hosts Spanish Course Award Ceremony for Children

    Recently, the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Barbados hosted its first Certificate Award Ceremony for Barbadian children, who successfully completed the Level One Spanish course taught during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbadian Russell Banfield, who lives and works in Argentina, was among the instructors of this course, a fact that Pandiani was particularly happy to […]

    October 2, 2020Education, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Educator awarded the 2019 Canadian Francophonie Program Scholarship

    Emmanuella Louis is a diligent educator from St Lucia, who is committed to serving her country and educating her students. It is this commitment that motivated her to apply for the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program, where she emerged as the awardee. The Government of Canada-funded scholarship programme is offered to nationals of developing Francophonie member […]

    March 25, 2019EducationNo comments
  6. BAJAN ACCENT? HOW DO YOU SAY “Etiquette” IN BAJAN? November 11, 2018Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. First Spanish-language book to receive Honorable Mention prize from Caribbean Studies Association

    The book Una suave, tierna línea de montañas azules: Nicolás Guillén y Haití, by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez, received the Honorable Mention prize from the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) according to the Gordon K. and Sybil Farrell Lewis Book Prize committee for 2018. The book, which explores “the communicating ties between Haitians and Cubans,” according to […]

    July 9, 2018BooksNo comments
  8. New Computer Coding Camp Launched in Barbados

    The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) launched a new Computer Programming (Coding) Camp over the weekend at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies. Eleven students (campers) ranging in age from 13 to 41 were admitted to the first Phase of the camp which is to be held every Saturday through March […]

    January 29, 2018Education, FeaturedNo comments
  9. D’Chancellor brings forth Carnival 2017 track “Wajank”

    The word ‘Wajank‘ is a slang which originated in Trinidad and Tobago and is defined as a person who acts in an irresponsible or reckless manner. For Carnival 2017 Soca artiste Keston ‘D’Chancellor‘ Harris will be encouraging the masses to channel their inner wajank with his latest J’ouvert-centric release. ‘Wajank‘ was written by D’Chancellor and […]

    January 22, 2017MusicNo comments
  10. ARRIVAL (Aliens Movie, 2016) – Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker & Jeremy Renner

    When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team – led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that […]

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Bad Santa 2: NSFW Red Band Trailer (2016) – Billy Bob Thornton & Kathy Bates

    Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

    September 26, 2016Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. “St. Martin culture is the unifying factor in establishing the island’s identity” – Michael Esposito reviews Rhoda Arrindell’s book

    Rhoda Arrindell’s book Language, Culture, and Identity in St. Martin is an important step toward filling a void in defining the vernacular and its value as a manifestation of the culture of the island of St. Martin. This distinction is important because English-based vernaculars are not uniform across the Caribbean, with its great variety of […]

    August 7, 2016BooksNo comments
  13. KEANU (2016): Peter Atencio – Feline Gangster Movie HD

    Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang. Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele‘s first motion picture, and first major production after the conclusion of their comedy sketch series “Key & Peele” on Comedy Central. https://youtu.be/i5Y8uY9A_TI

    February 14, 2016Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Teddyson John gears up for T&T’s Carnival 2016 with “Allez”

    Ahead of Carnival 2016 in Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucian singer and song-writer Teddyson John has unleashed his groovy Soca contender entitled ‘Allez‘ which has already been gaining attention by Soca fans due to its catchy melodious lyrics and danceable instrumentation. Allez which translates from French to mean ‘get up and go‘ encourages listeners to […]

    September 26, 2015MusicNo comments
  15. 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
  16. Xavier Dolan’s TOM AT THE FARM (Psycho-Sexual Thriller)

    After the sudden death of his lover, Guillaume, Tom (Xavier Dolan – Mommy, Heartbeats, I Killed My Mother), travels from his home in the city to a remote country farm for the funeral. Upon arriving, he’s shocked to find that Guillaume’s family knows nothing about him and was expecting a woman in his place. Torn […]

    August 2, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. MIT Professor & Known Haitian Creole Advocate Join Forces To Create First Ever Kreyol Alphabet Songs and Videos

    The first ever Kreyòl (Haitian Creole) alphabet songs as educational videos have been created and made available online, it was announced today. The groundbreaking project is the result of collaboration between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Linguistics Professor Michel DeGraff and recognized Kreyòl advocate Mandaly Louis-Charles. The videos’ creation holds both historical and political significance […]

    June 26, 2015EducationNo comments
  18. “A BORROWED IDENTITY” (Israël – 2015)

    Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom), a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov, Lebanon) a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and […]

    June 25, 2015Cinema, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Cutting edge spaces filled by SXM talent: Debbie Jack in Florence, Italy; Lasana Sekou in Tripwire, California

    St. Martin authors Drisana Deborah Jack and Lasana M. Sekou spent their weekends in cutting edge cultural “spaces” on both sides of the Atlantic, according to Jacqueline Sample of House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP). New York City’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray, delivered the opening address at the conference, on Friday, May 29. The “who’s who” audience […]

    June 12, 2015BooksNo comments
  20. “TANGERINE,” EXTREME WARNING – LGBT, NSFW, VIOLENCE, ETC!

    It’s Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend (James Ransone, STARLET, Generation Kill) hasn’t been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra (newcomer Mya Taylor), embark on a mission to get […]

    May 22, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. “The Little Prince” (2015) – Animated Fantasy Movie HD

    A pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet.

    May 17, 2015Books, Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. “GEMMA BOVERY” – Fabrice Luchini, Gemma Arterton & Jason Flemyng (Romantic Drama: 2015)

    In this vibrant seriocomic re-imagining of Flaubert’s literary classic Madame Bovary, life imitates art in uncanny ways when earthy British beauty Gemma Bovery (Gemma Arterton) and her furniture restorer husband Charles (Jason Flemyng) move to a charming ramshackle old farmhouse in the very same Norman village where the novel was written a century earlier. Their […]

    May 10, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. THE FILM CRITIC: Rafael Spregelburd, Dolores Fonzi, Blanca Lewin & Ignacio Rogers (2015)

    A playful yet heartfelt take on the rom-com genre, THE FILM CRITIC follows Victor Tellez, a world-weary Buenos Aires film critic who prefers to think in French and eschews romantic clichés… until he finds himself living one. Riddled with ennui and the maladie du cinema, Tellez drifts from screening to screening in search of cinematic […]

    May 9, 2015Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. Equatorial Guinea Unites The World

    Longtime AIDS activist, Victor Mooney of Queens, New York is nearing the start of the last 1,500 miles of a transatlantic row with the continued support of Republic of Equatorial Guinea and their Head of State, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Mooney reached out to the tiny country nearly several years ago with a dream of […]

    April 24, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments
  25. “TANGERINES” (2015): Anti-War Drama directed by Zaza Urushadze

    Set in 1992, during the growing conflict between Georgia and Abkhazian separatists in the wake of the Soviet Union’s dissolution, this compassionate tale focuses on two Estonian immigrant farmers who decide to remain in Georgia long enough to harvest their tangerine crop. When the war comes to their doorsteps, Ivo (played by legendary Estonian actor […]

    March 23, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments