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    HBO strengthens its exclusive content offering every Sunday night with the season two premiere of the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated hit drama series True Detective, along with the debut of two new original comedies, Ballers and The Brink, this Sunday, June 21st in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. The night of anticipated […]

    June 17, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Bureau of Standards Jamaica to improve packaging centre and service to private sector through CARIFORUM-EU Facility

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced the signing of a grant agreement between the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) and the CDB. The grant is valued at EUR213,820, and was approved under the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM) – European Union (EU) CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) Standby Facility […]

    June 8, 2015BusinessNo comments
  3. Jah Son Gives “Cheers To Life” – Baby G believes Jah Son is the fresh air Jamaican music needs right now…

    Fresh voice on the scene Jah Son has announced his presence in the Jamaica music culture with his first major release Cheers To Life. The track, which features Chi Ching Ching and laced over a Baby G beat, was released last week and is getting promising airplay. Baby G believes Jah Son is the fresh […]

    May 10, 2015MusicNo comments

    Blazing a Trail will be the theme of a panel discussion at the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s Caribbean Marketing Conference, organized as part of Caribbean Week New York. The discussion will be moderated by Tony Harris, the prime time news anchor at Al Jazeera America and the former host of CNN Newsroom with Tony Harris. […]

    May 9, 2015TravelNo comments
  5. Young entrepreneurs from across region link up with mentors in Barbados

    Entrepreneurs from around the region got the rare opportunity to connect with Barbadian, regional and international mentors when the Caribbean Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CoESL) and the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation (BEF) brought the two groups together recently. The Mentors’ Connector Event preceded a three-day Caribbean Young Leaders Entrepreneurship Boot Camp in which CoESL […]

    May 7, 2015BusinessNo comments
  6. Cricketing mecca of the West Indies receives facelift ahead of Test

    Harris Paints signed a memorandum of understanding with Kensington Oval Management Inc. (KOMI) to help ensure the cricketing mecca of the West Indies remains in tiptop shape. As part of a three year agreement, Harris will provide consultation to KOMI that includes site inspection, production estimates, strategy development and recommendation of best-fit solutions, management and […]

    April 30, 2015CricketNo comments
  7. Banks Beer resumes as unofficial 12th man for West Indies cricket

    Venerated by fans as the unofficial twelfth man for the Windies during their successful limited-overs series against England last year, the ‘Beer of Barbados‘ is back as the official beer partner for The Three Lions’ upcoming Test tour of the Caribbean. Banks Holdings Limited and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have renewed their partnership […]

    April 6, 2015CricketNo comments
  8. Barbadian Agriculture Continues To Be A Worthwhile Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

    “Agriculture in Barbados is not dead, but it is alive and kicking.” This is the view of Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management, Elsworth Reid, who was speaking during the opening of the 2015 National Agricultural Conference at the Savannah Hotel, on Monday. “Agriculture is a natural science […]

    March 31, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  9. ANSA McAL scores highly with students at UWI career fair

    ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. has scored highly in its first showing at the Office of Student Services Career Fair held recently at the University of the West Indies. The group which represents a plethora of brands and comprises several subsidiaries, including Bryden Stokes Ltd., Trimart Inc., Consolidated Finance Co. Limited, Standard Distributors (Barbados) Ltd., Brydens […]

    March 30, 2015EducationNo comments
  10. (N.B. REVISED AGENDA) Kolij – Founder’s Week 2015

    ?Please note that there will no longer be an OHS Extraordinary General Meeting. All are welcome to the launch of the LEGACY PROJECT, during which there will be a question and answer session on how we can advance the mission of the OHS and the welfare of Harrison College. We look forward to seeing you […]

    March 17, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments

    The power of the internet, from Google to Facebook, means that marketing messages can be targeted with precision at billions of users and represents fertile ground for tourism marketers. In recognition of this Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. has appointed e-marketing professional, Robert Chase, to the post of marketing director. In making this appointment CEO William […]

    March 5, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. FAO Launches a Regional Project to Support the Development of the Cassava Industry in CARICOM Countries

    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched a regional project to support the development of the cassava industry at an Inception Workshop and Regional Working Group Meeting that took place 17 – 19 February 2015 in Barbados. Seven countries – Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia plus St. Vincent and the Grenadines – are direct participants […]

    February 21, 2015AgricultureNo comments
  13. Barbadian Receives VIP Recognition for Excellence in Food & Consumer Brand Management

    Graham Greenidge, Director of the Food and Consumer Division for Bryden Stokes Ltd. of The ANSA McAL Group, was recently named a VIP member of Worldwide Branding. This special distinction honors individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to achieving personal and professional success. The ANSA McAL Group is a wholesale distribution company that provides distribution […]

    February 3, 2015BusinessNo comments
  14. Barbados’ top female calypsonian on Emerald Vibes TV

    Reigning Regional Female Calypso Monarch Crystal Cummins-Beckles of Barbados is one of six women featured in Girl Talk, two special episodes of Emerald Vibes TV. Hosted by Sharlene Lindsay, the two part episode focuses on how Crystal and other female performers are using calypso to highlight social and political issues. Crystal shares why her music […]

    January 15, 2015MusicNo comments
  15. ‘Voice Mail’ releases “Next Level” album to introduce a new genre in Jamaican Music

    The Jamaican Duo “Voice Mail” has released a new album on Jan. 5th. Voice Mail is known for harmony-loaded vocals, to spread excitement for dancing and for a focus on the good things in life! The album is entitled “Next Level” and features 14 tracks of which 3 had been previously released. Track List: 1. […]

    January 7, 2015MusicNo comments
  16. A Very Special Christmas Video Greeting From Red Advertising

    To spread a little extra joy, they made you a very special greeting! Make sure you click the play button to see.

    December 23, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Trimart celebrated local farmers & produce this Independence

    Local farmers were highlighted in November at Trimart Supermarkets when the chain launched its first ever Farm Fresh campaign. The campaign is highlighting those farmers who supply the supermarket chain with locally-grown produce as well as providing in-store promotions at its three locations – Rendezvous, Mile-and-a-Quarter, and St. Martin. Trimart’s Marketing Officer, Kelly Arthur said […]

    December 4, 2014BusinessNo comments
  18. LIAT responds to speculation over staff cuts

    LIAT’s Head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown said: “Any staff cuts that may be required in order to reflect the size of LIAT’s business in the future will only be made in consultation with staff and their representatives. This process has yet to commence and therefore any speculation about the number of cuts remains just […]

    November 24, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: I have no idea, and most detractors will heartily agree, but wasn’t this new offshoot from Tourism Authority supposed to SAVE money? This outsourcing, does it stay in Barbados? Or are foreigners – who may or may NOT, be thought of as pandering to to ruling party interests – accessing funds which could […]

    November 18, 2014Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. announces appointment of new Chief Executive Officer & new global Directors

    Following the announcement of Barbados’ two new divisions of tourism – the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) – the BTMI is pleased to confirm the appointment of a prominent new CEO and an industry-leading team of global directors. An industry veteran, Griffith brings his vast experience in tourism […]

    November 3, 2014Featured, TravelNo comments
  21. “Every CTO member country has something different to offer…” – CTO chairman, Richard Sealy: C’bean Tourism Month

    For 30 days commencing 1 November, CTO member countries will celebrate Caribbean Tourism Month under the theme ‘One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean‘. It is a period during which we focus attention internally – our people, our product, our profile and our partnerships – as much as we do externally. It is a period during […]

    November 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  22. World’s Hottest Peppers produced & sold by CARDI… as its Revenue Generating Unit focusses on hot pepper seed production

    CARDI has been supplying Caribbean farmers with quality hot pepper seeds for the past twenty years. Currently, four main varieties are produced by CARDI and supplied through its distributor, Caribbean Chemicals and Agencies Ltd, to agro retail outlets from Belize in Central America; Cayman Islands and Jamaica in the North-Caribbean through the Windward and Leeward […]

    November 2, 2014AgricultureNo comments
  23. Cave Shepherd Cardholders can Swipe and Win with Sol/Shell

    Sol’s partnership with the Cave Shepherd Card has become even more exciting for cardholders who can now swipe to have their credit go even further with the new Swipe, Sign & Win promotion. During the newly launched competition, customers swiping for purchases of $50 or more on their Cave Shepherd Cards at any Sol or […]

    November 2, 2014TechnologyNo comments
  24. Barbadian students earn education opportunities & meet their basic needs via ICBL donation

    A great part of the mission at ICBL focuses on education, community and youth development. Naturally, the insurance leader was very pleased to provide significant support for the Barbados National Council of Parent Teacher Association (NCPTA) with a monetary donation. The funds will go toward the expansion of the Association’s social assistance programme which affords Barbadian […]

    October 25, 2014Education, FeaturedNo comments
  25. ICBL enables Barbadians to appreciate their golden years!

    Life and General Insurance provider ICBL, continues to advise persons about the importance of maximizing their retirement savings. At the launch of their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) today, the company stressed the value of planning for retirement in ensuring a financially secure future. “Investing in this plan, even if your budget only allows you […]

    October 4, 2014BusinessNo comments