Tag Archives: language

  1. 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
  2. “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

    The Barbados China Friendship Association (BCFA), the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and the Central Bank of Barbados are collaborating to host the inaugural ‘Fish and Dragon Festival‘ from February 19 – 21, 2015. The three day event, is programmed to celebrate the Lunar New Year celebrated as the Spring Festival in China […]

    January 31, 2015CultureNo comments
  4. ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,’ or? True Blood goes Farsi…

    In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

    November 21, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “EL NINO” – Sergi López, Ian McShane & Luis Tosar

    The Straits of Gibraltar, the southern border of Europe; just 16 kilometres separate Africa from the Old Continent. Risk, adrenaline and money are available to anyone able to cross that distance in a boat loaded with hashish, flying over the waves and with the police on your tail. El Niño and El Compi want to […]

    September 28, 2014Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. What is language? Tina Chang looks to answer Friday night at 3W’s Pavilion

    The San Francisco Chronicle has described her poetry as “a vast, beautifully fashioned mosaic of indelible, variegated pieces.” Publishers Weekly has also described her poetry as “ambitious, yet accessible.” For Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang, poetry is not “lofty.” As a matter of fact, one of her chief goals is to “demystify the role of […]

    September 24, 2014Books, FeaturedNo comments
  7. “THE MYSTERY OF HAPPINESS” – Dir. by Daniel Burman

    Santiago and Eugenio are best friends and business partners who run a thriving electronics store together. One day, Eugenio doesn’t come to work and Santiago delays telling anyone while trying to figure out what has happened. Then Laura, Eugenio’s wife, shows up to say that Eugenio has disappeared. Perplexed, the two embark on a journey […]

    September 24, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. “SAMBA” (Omar Sy & Charlotte Gainsbourg – 2014)

    Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives – Samba‘s willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to […]

    September 24, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. If Dr Evil was young Danish Royalty: Barbadians treated to Shakespeare alive as Globe Theatre’s 45th destination in special tribute

    Procrastination and indecision were the major downfalls for Hamlet, but not before coining major phrases used to abuse centuries later… “Though this be madness – yet there is method in it,” or “Neither a borrower nor a lender be,” and what about “There’s the rub“? How thrilling to learn their origins anew at the Barbados Museum […]

    September 19, 2014Culture, ReviewNo comments
  10. “Making Caribbean tourism ‘Chinese-ready'” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    In recent years Chinese tourists have been touted as the new opportunity for growth of the industry in the Caribbean. But how realistic is this prospect for countries in the Caribbean, many of which are now reliant on tourism for employment and foreign exchange income? Until there is huge investment in marketing, airlift, tourism plant, […]

    September 9, 2014Editorial, TravelNo comments
  11. “We are How We Speak – Rhoda Arrindell’s Language, Culture, and Identity in St. Martin” by Rochelle Ward

    Everyone – students, linguists, cultural workers, educators, policy makers in St. Martin and abroad – can partake in this buffet of hard truths and innovative research that displays the complex realities of the St. Martin language, which its author, Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, connects to national identity and education in her new book, Language, Culture, and […]

    September 1, 2014Books, ReviewNo comments
  12. Lasana Sekou on summer reading list in Spain, Yaya’s book reviewed in the UK

    “Pelican Heart – An Anthology of Poems” by Lasana M. Sekou made the 2014 summer reading list in Spain, said Jacqueline Sample, president of HNP, the book’s publisher. “The St. Martin book was selected by Italian and Hispanic studies researchers José Sarzi Amade and Leonor Taiano Campoverde for the July reading list of Mito Revista […]

    August 31, 2014BooksNo comments
  13. NOCTURNA: Cartoon directed by Adrià García & Víctor Maldonado (US Release – 2014)

    An orphan boy named Tim is afraid of the dark. However when the stars start going out in the sky he finds himself exploring the world of the night his new friend, the cat Shepard, to find out why.

    August 30, 2014Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. ‘We Were Giants – The Story of the Barbadians who built the Panama Canal’: Panama Exhibition Opening at the Barbados Museum

    The Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS) presents the official exhibition opening for ‘We Were Giants – The Story of the Barbadians who built the Panama Canal‘. This exhibition will seek to commemorate the centenary of the opening of the Panama Canal and will present the official history of the construction of the Canal and […]

    August 6, 2014CultureNo comments
  15. “Two Days, One Night” (2014) – Marion Cotillard: Drama HD July 11, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. El número de niños sin escolarizar en el mundo no logra reducirse

    Según un nuevo documento de política de la UNESCO, aún hay 58 millones de niños de entre 6 y 11 años sin escolarizar, lo que supone una escasa mejora general desde 2007. No obstante, el documento señala que es posible lograr cambios positivos, destacando los casos de 17 países que han reducido el número de […]

    June 26, 2014EducationNo comments
  17. New LIAT CEO Takes Office: Evans pledges to use Staff’s Advice to carry Airline next level

    The newly appointed CEO of LIAT – Leeward Islands Aviation Transport 1974 (B’dos) Ltd – arrived from the United Kingdom on Sunday with a promise to listen to staff to determine how to improve the regional carrier. “The years I have spent in the airline business have taught me that there is no monopoly of […]

    April 22, 2014TravelNo comments
  18. ‘Young & Beautiful’ – French Thriller HD: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas & Frédéric Pierrot

    The portrait of a 17 year-old girl, in 4 seasons and 4 songs.

    April 22, 2014Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Republic Bank on the move: Expansion towards Ghana, CEO reveals at Courtyard Marriott April 20, 2014Business, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Is Barbados really Independent? Media shucks & jives per Sophie of Wessex’ whims and decrees

    When Barbados had its 375th Anniversary of Parliament; I refused to be in the thick of it, if Barbados is in the middle of a financial crisis where thousands of jobs have to be shedded in order for this country to avoid another financial downgrade – why are we laying out Pomp & Pimpery when […]

    April 6, 2014Editorial, Political2 comments
  21. “Lucy” (2014) – Scarlett Johansson & Morgan Freeman: Sci-Fi Movie HD April 3, 2014Cinema, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Rick Mercer Report: Rosetta Stone – Barbados needed this decades ago! May need another for Budget as well!

    It seems Ottawa is having a preponderance of Chinese construction as per Barbados, however? Unlike Bridgetown – a brave media maverick is making fun of the so-called “Invasion…”

    April 2, 2014Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. LIAT Appoints Multi-Lingual David Evans as their Chief Executive Officer

    The Board of Directors of LIAT – The Caribbean Airline – today announced the appointment of Mr. David Evans as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 22nd April 2014. Between 1975 and 1997, Mr. Evans served as Airport Manager, Country Manager and Area Manager with British Airways in East Africa, Saudi Arabia, France, Philippines, China, Denmark […]

    March 31, 2014Business, TravelNo comments
  24. Canada Visa Application Changes (Changement au processus de demande de visa pour le Canada)

    Le processus pour demander un visa de résidence temporaire auprès du Haut-commissariat du Canada à Port-d’Espagne, Trinité, a changé. À partir du mardi 1 avril 2014, les requérants peuvent soumettre leur demande par une des deux voies suivantes : 1. Centre de réception de demande de visa (CRDV) : a. Les requérants peuvent se présenter […]

    March 26, 2014TravelNo comments
  25. White House Office of the Press Secretary: Statement of G-7 Leaders on Ukraine

    We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, call on the Russian Federation to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary to Ukrainian law and in violation of international law. We call […]

    March 16, 2014PoliticalNo comments