Tag Archives: military

  1. Strategic leadership course for Eastern Caribbean security personnel

    Over 30 police, military and civil service personnel from the Eastern Caribbean this week benefitted from a virtual strategic leadership course funded by the UK Ministry of Defence. The two-day multi-agency programme, which spanned 10-11 March was in partnership with the Regional Security System (RSS) Headquarters in Barbados. It provided an opportunity for participants from […]

    March 14, 2021EventsNo comments
  2. CHERRY – Dir. by Russo Bros. (2021) Tom Holland, Thriller Movie HD

    Directors are the same team as 21 Bridges as well as the iconoclastic Avengers – Infinity War and Avengers – Endgame

    January 19, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Successful Vaccine to be given to Bajans at no cost, health of all not to be ransomed out

    A small but appreciative group gathered to watch the 54th Independence Day Parade & National Awards Ceremony in Heroes’ Square, The City, on Monday… During the ceremony, Governor General Dame Sandra Prunella Mason conferred awards on those who were named in this year’s Independence Day Honours List. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley delivered a message […]

    December 2, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Regional Security System holding preparatory exercises ahead of 2021’s UNCTAD 15

    The Regional Security System (RSS) will be conducting an exercise today, Wednesday 02, December 2020 between 9am – 4pm relative to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 15th quadrennial ministerial conference (UNCTAD 15) to be held in Barbados from 25 to 30 April 2021. The general public is advised not to be overly […]

    December 2, 2020Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  5. “The Liberator” with Martin Sensmeier, Bradley James & Jose Miguel Vasquez

    A diverse, deeply brave crew of ragtag soldiers become some of the most heroic fighters of the European invasion in World War II. The Liberator premieres November 11, only on Netflix.

    November 3, 2020Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Authorities in St Kitts and Nevis tight-lipped over captured of illegal Haitians by police and soldiers

    Authorities in St Kitts and Nevis remained tight-lipped Monday night, hours after members of the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force and the St Kitts-Nevis Defence Force mounted a joint operation in Keys Village. The persons with their hands strapped to the front were taken from a home in the village of Keys. Some […]

    June 23, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Caribbean Prisons Equipped to Fight COVID19

    Prisons in Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are now better equipped to combat the infection and transmission of COVID-19. Major Jones then made a similar presentation to the Superintendent of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prison Service, Brenton Charles, along with British Resident Coordinator, Steve Moore, at the Argyle International Airport. The […]

    May 26, 2020CrimeNo comments
  8. Antigua and Barbuda condemns attack on US Embassy in Iraq

    Antigua and Barbuda’s Foreign Minister E.P. Chet Greene has condemned the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq that occurred on December 31st. Foreign Minister Greene declared: “The Government of Antigua and Barbuda condemns the attack on the US Embassy in Iraq in the same way that we condemned the siege of the Mexican Embassy […]

    January 9, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  9. ‘The King’s Man’ – Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans & Djimon Hounsou, etc.

    The prequel to the first independent intelligence agency The Kingsmen. ‘The King’s Man‘ releases on February 14, 2020.

    October 6, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. CDRU Training being held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in preparation for 2019 Hurricane Season

    The annual CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU) Training Workshop officially commenced in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday June 10th hosted by CDEMA and the Regional Security System Headquarters (RSS HQ). Twenty-eight persons from military, fire and police operations in CDEMA’s Participating States will be trained for disaster response until June 18th. Executive Director […]

    June 15, 2019EducationNo comments
  11. The English Football Team’s Caribbean Roots

    As a former English colony, some of the most popular sports in Jamaica (football, rugby, cricket) originated in Britain. Football, in particular, is not exempt from the influences that remain visible today. Many of the players in the English national team, past and present, can trace their roots all the way back to the Caribbean. […]

    November 14, 2018Featured, Football1 comment

    Over 100 divisions and almost 250 contestants from different parts of the Caribbean plus Cynthia “Lady Dragon” Rothrock (as you read this, she not long touched down to our shores) will make Barbados never the same again this weekend… Speaking with reporters at the Island Inn hotel on Aquatic Gap was Dr Kevin Huffard who emphasised […]

    October 12, 2018Breaking News, Featured, Martial ArtsNo comments
  13. United States Marine Forces South Marksmanship Training with Regional Security System

    United States Ambassador Taglialatela visited the Regional Security System firing range where a Mobile Training Team of eight Marines from Marine Forces-South conducted a ten- day marksmanship instruction course for 45 participants from Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. The event familiarized security force personnel with the Marine Corps program of instruction on rifle marksmanship, built […]

    September 17, 2018Featured, PoliticalNo comments

    Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres each Saturday in July at 9pm AST* on HBO and HBO GO. *Atlantic Standard Time. HBO Latin America is the premium, subscription based, television network leader in the […]

    June 24, 2018Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. United States Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE Visits Barbados

    The United States Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE visited Barbados from June 1 to 4. The 295-foot Barque EAGLE is the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard. She serves as a training vessel for Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. EAGLE is the only active U.S. military sailing vessel. The Cadets of the EAGLE, under […]

    June 10, 2018EventsNo comments

    In April, HBO presents an exciting collection of films that includes blockbusters such as WONDER WOMAN, THE DARK TOWER and THE BOOK OF HENRY. Movies premiere every Saturday at 9:00 pm AST* and will also be available on HBO GO.  WONDER WOMAN (April 28)  *Atlantic Standard Time. For more information on programming by country, please visit 

    April 8, 2018Books, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. British High Commissioner and Head of DFID Caribbean meet arriving British troops

    British High Commissioner, Janet Douglas, and Head of DFID Caribbean, Colleen Wainwright, met the first British troops arriving in Barbados for deployment to affected countries, to support the relief efforts in the wake of hurricane Irma. These troops will supply immediate manpower, emergency supplies and equipment to provide rapid assistance to affected communities. Queen Elizabeth […]

    September 12, 2017Featured, NatureNo comments
  18. “THE OSIRIS CHILD” (2017) Kellan Lutz Sci-Fi Movie HD

    Set in the future in a time of interplanetary colonization, an unlikely pair race against an impending global crisis and are confronted by the monsters that live inside us all.

    August 21, 2017Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Bridgetown US Embassy Conducts Search & Seizure Training on Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy, through its Military Liaison Office, conducted training with the Barbados Defence Force on vessel boarding as well as search-and-seizure techniques on Barbados recently. U.S. Marine Forces South (MARFORSOUTH) and the BDF joined forces to stage the professional exchange, which shared strategies and policies to monitor and control illicit trafficking. Subjects covered during […]

    July 18, 2017CrimeNo comments
  20. Temporary Road Changes – Guard of Honour Parade for Gov. General

    Barbadian motorists are asked to note today, Sunday 25th June 2017, a number of temporary road changes will be in place to facilitate the Guard of Honour Parade for His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave. Governor General of Barbados. • Between 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm, St. Michael’s Row, from […]

    June 25, 2017Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  21. Disciplined Forces trained for the CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit in Barbados

    31 participants from the disciplined forces, including police, military and fire services are taking part in the annual CARICOM Disaster Relief Unit (CDRU) training, which is being held at the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) Coordinating Unit and the Headquarters of the Regional Security System (RSS) in Barbados. The CDRU is a specialised humanitarian […]

    June 7, 2017NatureNo comments
  22. U.S. Embassy Conducts Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training with Security Forces in Barbados

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, through its Military Liaison Office, conducted a professional exchange to share best practices for disposing of explosive ordnance with the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) and the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) from May 15-19. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Subject Matter Expert Exchange, which was […]

    May 21, 2017EventsNo comments
  23. United States and the Caribbean getting aggressive on Cyber Crime in the West Indies

    The 15 member grouping of the Caribbean Community are seeking to rapidly redress areas of security and legislation as it pertains to cyber-crime in the West Indies. On learning how the Attorney General of Barbados Adriel Brathwaite lamented the fact not only here but his regional counterparts barely set aside funding for programs to counter […]

    April 24, 2017TechnologyNo comments

    Former Executive Director of the Regional Security System (RSS), Grantley Watson, has been lauded by government and international officials for his “outstanding” work at the helm of that institution. Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite commended him for his outstanding service, saying his contribution to the country and the region could not be measured. He told Mr. […]

    April 9, 2017PoliticalNo comments
  25. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown donates firing range equipment to Barbados security forces

    U.S. Embassy Bridgetown has donated USD$30,000 worth of firing range equipment to the Regional Police Training Center (RPTC) and the Barbados Defence Force (BDF). The equipment included various targeting platforms, eye and ear protection, and holsters. It will be used at both the RPTC and the BDF for training of new recruits and in-service training […]

    March 7, 2017Featured, PoliticalNo comments