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Tag Archives: news

  1. Get your News from Trusted Sources: Ministry of Public Affairs

    Our thanks to to Public Affairs and the Government of Barbados 🙂

    April 13, 2021Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Waterway Media unveils imprint ‘WM Magazine’ & creates history

    Magazine history was made in Barbados when WM Magazine was officially launched on the digital publishing platform ISSUU recently. The electronic magazine (e-magazine/e-mag) which is available for free reads and downloads, highlights the importance of understanding that entrepreneurship is not only about business and finance, but is a lifestyle. The new monthly magazine, also delivers […]

    August 13, 2015BooksNo comments
  3. Rick Mercer Report: New Season Starts – Tuesday 7th October!

    ‘I think that “Rick’s Rants” are mostly on target and to be listened to and understood. Far more constructive than listening to stories about water-skiing squirrels or heavy snow fall on the other side of the nation. People need to open their eyes and see that they are being pilfered blind by a bunch of […]

    September 30, 2014Oddity, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Scottish Independence

    Scotland is about to vote on whether or not it should secede from The UK. There are solid arguments on both sides. But none of that makes bagpipes good to listen to … or does it?

    September 17, 2014Culture, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. HBO RENEWS ‘VICE’ FOR 3RD & 4TH SEASONS: premiering in 2015 and 2016, respectively

    Due to its outstanding success, HBO announced the renewal of its Emmy®-nominated original news magazine series VICE for a third and fourth season. The series has crossed barriers to cover all kinds of stories that are often ignored by most media, as VICE correspondents travel the world to uncover today’s most pressing issues, from civil […]

    May 8, 2014Cinema, ControversyNo comments
  6. VICE RETURNS TO HBO FOR SECOND SEASON

    HBO Latin America announced the premiere of the second season of the Emmy®-nominated HBO original series VICE on April 18th in the Caribbean. Shane Smith, founder of the taboo-breaking news media company of the same name, hosts the revolutionary newsmagazine series, smashing barriers of decorum to cover the kinds of stories often overlooked by mainstream […]

    April 17, 2014Cinema, EventsNo comments
  7. HBO BRINGS “THE NEWSROOM” BACK ON AIR

    HBO Latin America announced that the second season of its original acclaimed drama series, The Newsroom, will premiere on July 14th in the Caribbean, simultaneously with the United States. Created by Oscar® and four-time Emmy® award winner Aaron Sorkin, this smart, topical and humorous series follows on the on- and off-camera lives of the fictional […]

    July 7, 2013Cinema, EventsNo comments
  8. HBO DEBUTS TABOO-BREAKING WEEKLY SERIES “VICE”

    HBO Latin America announced the premiere of the fresh, gritty series VICE on June 7th in the Caribbean. The taboo-breaking news-magazine series is co-created and hosted by Shane Smith, co-founder of the edgy multi-media company of the same name. It features startling, groundbreaking news stories from around the world. From Afghanistan to North Korea to […]

    June 5, 2013Controversy, CrimeNo comments
  9. HBO PRESENTS ITS 2013 PROGRAMMING LINEUP

    HBO Latin America announced its programming for 2013, which includes the big screen hits, award-winning original TV series and other highly acclaimed productions. Blockbuster titles such as The Dark Knight Rises, Hunger Games, The Help, Brave and The Avengers, as well as the premiere of new seasons of HBO original productions Girls, The Newsroom and […]

    December 23, 2012Cinema, EventsNo comments
  10. Heaven Is Real: A Medical Doctor’s Experience With the Afterlife

    As a neurosurgeon, I did not believe in the phenomenon of near-death experiences. In the fall of 2008, however, after seven days in a coma during which the human part of my brain, the neocortex, was inactivated, I experienced something so profound that it gave me a scientific reason to believe in consciousness after death. […]

    October 24, 2012Health, Oddity1 comment
  11. Mia Mottley Vs Chris Sinckler? Owen offers Truce as Elections Loom for Barbados

    There was a capacity audience at Haggatt Hall over the weekend when the current Opposition Barbados Labour Party held a Public Meeting urging the ruling DLP to demit office and hold fresh Elections. Quoting Oliver Cromwell in reference to the lack of momentum in Freundel Stuart’s administration, former PM Owen Arthur finally made a genuine […]

    March 6, 2012Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. “China, India, Brazil! Is The Caribbean Next?” Damian McKinney will keynote the 2nd ‘Invest Caribbean Now’ power forum

    Coming on the heels of an ultra successful event in 2011 that featured over 300 money managers, investors, hoteliers, ministers of governments and real estate developers, the Invest Caribbean Now power forum will return to New York City this June as part of Caribbean Week in New York. The Caribbean Tourism Organization will again partner […]

    February 8, 2012BusinessNo comments
  13. Samuel Allen, Jr. and his pursuit of staying power with St. Martin Internet news: by Lasana M. Sekou

    Samuel Allen, Jr. is a broadcaster who appears to be on the verge of making Internet news media history in St. Martin. For the second consecutive year, Allen’s SXMISLANDTIME.COM has won the SHTA Pineapple Award for Outstanding Journalism (2011). There is more going on here than Allen distinguishing himself as the only media representative to […]

    December 18, 2011Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. NBC’s Brian Williams alarms Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart: On-Air Surprise payback for Commentary on Fire Alarm Snafu

    Brian Williams proved his dedication to addressing the nation this week when he continued reading the news over a fire alarm in the NBC studios. This technical difficulty didn’t go unnoticed by Jon Stewart, who was ready Wednesday night with some snarky commentary on the annoying but ultimately hilarious incident. First of all, Stewart had […]

    December 3, 2011Entertainment, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Late Night Talk Show Host Conan O’Brien exposes ‘canned news’ media

    It may not surprise you at all, as many of us have known for quite some time, that the so-called media in America is not in the business of reporting news so much as the manufacturing of perceptions. These clips from various news broadcast all over the USA demonstrate rather clearly the even their local […]

    November 10, 2011Cinema, Controversy, Culture, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Daily Show’s Jon Stewart jumps in lion’s den, by appearing live on Fox News Sunday to get grilled by their Chris Wallace

    Early in the interview, Wallace flashed a previous quote of Stewart’s calling Fox News a “relentless agenda-driven 24 hour news opinion propaganda delivery system,” and asked Stewart, “Where do you come up with this stuff?” Stewart responded, “Uh, it’s actually quite easy.” Later, when Wallace argued that a clip about Sarah Palin from the Daily […]

    June 20, 2011Controversy1 comment
  17. Jon Stewart pricks the conscience of USA Congressman who tweets pics of his privates

    U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has resisted calls to resign over inappropriate communications with women online, is taking a leave of absence and left Saturday morning for professional treatment, a spokesman said.

    June 12, 2011Featured, Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Barbados History jammed into ashtray – Sam Lord’s castle, National Treasure now smoky memory; who wins?

    In a move predicted by Barbados Free Press close to a year ago, what was once a premier dining and conference event is now reduced to a smouldering pile of phoenix-like excrement… The former Marriott’s Sam Lord’s Castle is now no more, while former owner Thomas Grant is still awaiting funds from the sale of the property […]

    October 22, 2010Featured, Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Caribbean Blue Scorpion allows Cancer treatment to be made in Dominican Republic

    Medolife Corporation has signed an agreement with Alopecil Dominicana and Targot Comercial to produce and market Escozine, a natural medicine approved and certified for oncological treatments in the DR. The nutraceutical uses serum derived from the Caribbean blue scorpion (Rhopalurus junceus) that is found in the DR. The nutraceutical will be produced in the country. […]

    October 9, 2010Featured, Health1 comment
  20. Open letter to Barbados Water Authority: Complaint from Fort George Resident – WARNING, Language {PG-13}

    I just received an email concerning Barbados Water Authority and after referring to relevant sources, learned this is an HR matter. It was not sent to Advocate nor CBC but shipped to myself, VOB, Nation, Barbados Free Press among other places ;- This is a forward of an email I sent to the BWA regarding […]

    August 11, 2010Business1 comment
  21. Sekou’s nine stories birthing a St. Martin nation – Discoveries and still more questions by Rochelle Ward

    The intention of this review is to briefly explore identity, brotherhood and liberation in two books of short stories by Lasana M. Sekou, poet, storyteller and essayist. His first collection of five short stories, Love Songs Make You Cry (1989), was followed by Brotherhood of the Spurs (1997) with four stories, which the critic Fabian […]

    March 9, 2010BooksNo comments
  22. DIGICEL AND RIM WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE LOW COST, EASY-TO-ACCESS BLACKBERRY SERVICES AVAILABLE TO BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES

    Businesses of all sizes across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific will be able to enjoy the benefits of Blackberry services quickly, easily and at a low cost point thanks to the introduction of BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express. Launching on 1st March, BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express is a new product from RIM that offers […]

    February 27, 2010Editorial, TechnologyNo comments
  23. DENZIL DOUGLAS REGIME FACILITATES FREE PLASTIC SURGERY FOR KITTITIAN CHILDREN

    Three toddlers from the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis have received free plastic surgery at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, Kingstown, St. Vincent, thanks to the networking efforts of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. Via its Ministry of Health, the Government investigated the possibility of partnering with the Government of St. Vincent […]

    February 25, 2010Health, TravelNo comments
  24. Lottery Operations Suspended – Tropical Gaming’s License yet to be renewed, Belizeans anxious

    Here in Barbados, it appears Government did not act on a cellular tax nor a Lottery winnings deduction… No big shock, since if such policies were actually enforced, imagine how easy it would be to hand over the regime on a silver platter to whoever’s the Opposition? Over in Belize however, the Dean Barrow administration […]

    February 25, 2010GamesNo comments
  25. Nevisians benefit from job openings at Wind Farm – Equipment designed to withstand sea-weather and other elements

    An official of Wind Watt (Nevis Ltd), a family owned and operated energy developer based in Canada said Nevisian workers would not be left out in the construction and subsequent maintenance of the Maddens Wind Farm. Staff Electrical Specialist of WindWatt Power Canada Inc. Mr. Peter Hexamer told the Department of Information in a recent […]

    February 24, 2010Featured, Nature, TechnologyNo comments