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  1. New Attorney General describes appointment as defining moment in Nevis’ history

    Attorney General of St. Kitts and Nevis Hon. Patrice Nisbett described his new and historic appointment as an honourable moment and a defining moment in Nevis’ history, which he hoped would strengthen the bonds and further unite the governments and people of St. Kitts and Nevis. Mr. Nisbett who became the new Minister of Legal […]

    February 15, 2010Editorial, Political2 comments
  2. STRUGGLES FOR EQUALITY: ABROAD AND AT HOME – THE CASE OF THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN (This Web Magazine cited for Historical references) by Norman Faria

    Bajan Reporter comment: Just got this e-mail and learned that one of the Tuskegee Airmen died last month. Having followed their career as one of them was a Bajan, I was pleasantly surprised to learn this Web-Magazine was credited for research and the item made the Print edition of the Sunday Times! The death last […]

    February 13, 2010Controversy, Featured, News1 comment
  3. NEW ST. KITTS AND NEVIS CABINET MEETS ON WEDNESDAY: Ricky Skerritt Relieved of Sports Portfolio

    The new Ministerial Cabinet of St. Kitts and Nevis, headed by Prime Minster the Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas, will meet for the first time on Wednesday, an official in the Office of the Prime Minister told SKNIS. The Ministers were sworn in at a grand ceremony at Warner Park, on Sunday and will reportedly spend […]

    February 8, 2010News, PoliticalNo comments
  4. PYRAMID ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE: Peter Ram Is A “Puppet Master”

    Peter Ram certainly captured the element of Carnival revelry in this latest release Puppet Master. “When you see me in the middle of the band acting as if I’m a crazy man. You know I’m a puppet.” That is just how some of us feel as Carnival music takes over our bodies. We leave our […]

    January 28, 2010MusicNo comments
  5. 18th – 27th March 2010: HOLDERS SEASON (Barbados) 2010

    A boutique experience at one of the world’s most attractive ‘boutique’ festivals – seven exquisite and varied events in The Little Theatre, Holders .All of the variety associated with Wendy Kidd’s renowned Season of performances in the grounds of Holders House – jazz, blues and classical music, theatre and comedy to die for…. Thursday 18th […]

    January 28, 2010Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  6. VIVIAN JACKSON DIES AT 63 – Producer, recording artist was force in ’70s reggae

    Jamaican producer and recording artist Vivian Jackson, who became a power on the Kingston roots reggae scene of the ’70s under the moniker Yabby You, died after suffering an aneurysm on January 12. He was 63. Reared in poverty, Jackson was stricken at 17 with arthritis, which would force him to walk on crutches later […]

    January 23, 2010Culture, NewsNo comments
  7. Nevis’ Annual Library Christmas Craft Workshop successful

    Nevis recently concluded its annual Library Christmas Craft Workshop at the Charlestown and Gingerland Public Libraries. According to Librarian at the Gingerland Branch Library Mrs. Evette Liburd, the workshops were geared towards fostering creativity and encouraging socialisation among the children. The programme, which started mid-December, saw the participation of 28 students from the Gingerland area […]

    December 27, 2009Books, NewsNo comments
  8. Santa’s helper marks 25 years of Christmas Eve gift visits to Wellington Street children in Bridgetown, Barbados

    “…both the Barbados Nation and Advocate Newspapers were invited annually for over a decade — {neither} showed any interest…”

    December 27, 2009Editorial, ReviewNo comments
  9. Nevis Premier presents 2010 M$1.64 Budget; no new taxes

    The total revenue on taxes was calculated at $72,341,000 where subsidiary reduction was expected for taxes on income.

    December 9, 2009BusinessNo comments
  10. Proud Barbadian conquers Segway Polo & Internet: World’s Leading Travel Destination Website for 2009 – Totally Barbados

    For the 3rd consecutive year,, a website offering a comprehensive guide to the island of Barbados, was voted “The Caribbean’s Leading Overall Travel Information Website.”Totally Barbados gained further recognition when it also captured this year’s award for the “World’s Leading Travel Destination Website“.The 35 year old Callaghan who started his career as a jockey […]

    November 15, 2009TravelNo comments
  11. All Trinidadians – TIME CAPSULE: San Fernando 1956

    This is mostly a visual entry, my thanks to one of the crew I whiled away some Thursday afternoons with, they sourced me this tidbit;- Trinidad’s San Fernando 53 years ago, these are some the rest are at Facebook…

    November 10, 2009CinemaNo comments
  12. Sean Paul wins first Reggae Award At Soul Train Awards

    It was a historic night and historic moment in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center. Not only was it the first major event presented by the newly formed Centric (A network created by Viacom combining BET J and VH1 Soul), not only did the show do tributes to such legends like Chaka Khan, […]

    November 7, 2009MusicNo comments

    The Kittitian Government has introduced another amnesty programme to help provide relief for citizens that may be experiencing difficulties as a result of the slowdown of the global economy. All farmers who owe the Agriculture department rent on lands are encouraged to take advantage of a debt amnesty offered by the Ministry of Housing, Agriculture, […]

    November 6, 2009NewsNo comments
  14. Public Relations Specialist and Barbadian Gambling Establishment go separate ways

    Broadcast Personality Ian Bourne and TL Lotteries are no longer associated with each other. Barbadian Facebook and Twitter users will receive similar notice. The former News Anchor of CBC spent many a Saturday calling the first Double Draw of that particular day and the 4:45 pm Draw since 2007, when approached on the reason behind […]

    November 4, 2009GamesNo comments
  15. SO YOU THINK YOU KNOW HOW TO COOK – Initiative to nurture aspiring chefs commences on Nevis

    An initiative is underway in Nevis to attract more young people to the Culinary Arts, with a view to their becoming qualified to work as Executive Chefs not only in Nevis but in other parts of the world. The driving force behind the project is the Nevis Chapter of the St. Kitts and Nevis Hotel […]

    November 4, 2009CultureNo comments
  16. Nevisian High Court ruling clears the way for resumption of Inquiry; dismisses all claims against Commission: Barbadian Attorney absent

    The High Court in Nevis cleared the way for the resumption of the Sharpe Commission of Inquiry on Nevis, when Resident Judge Her Ladyship Ianthea Leigertwood-Octave at a sitting on Wednesday, dismissed all claims brought against the Commission by former Premier of Nevis Mr. Vance Amory. The decision which quashed the claims of bias and […]

    October 23, 2009Controversy, NewsNo comments

    You are kindly asked to note that Campus Security as well as the Royal Barbados Police Force is advising students of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus not to venture to Batts Rock Beach anytime after 6:00 p.m. or sundown, which ever comes first. This is to ensure the safety of students […]

    October 21, 2009Crime, NewsNo comments

    I think Barbados is slowly slipping into a form of moral/ethical quicksand and is officially unaware of it, yet if you try to drag them out, they scream how warm and comforting the mud is… Afraid to blaze new trails or chart new paths in genuine Post-Independence Enlightenment, they rather cling to Colonial edicts poured […]

    October 17, 2009Editorial, Political8 comments
  19. Barbadian Attorney involved with Nevisian Inquiry concerning Vance Amory’s contention

    Resident Judge in the High Court in Nevis Her Ladyship Ianthea Leigertwood-Octave ruled late Friday that the Commission of Inquiry on Nevis would remain on hold, pending the conclusion of matters that were before the court against the Inquiry, Commissioner Thomas Sharpe QC and the Nevis Island Administration. Moments before the two day judicial review […]

    September 27, 2009News, PoliticalNo comments

    The C.O. Williams Construction Team advises you that single lane traffic is now in effect during weekdays between 9.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. on Highways 7 at Hastings facing the TGI Friday’s Restaurant where the driveway is being widened.You are required to follow the instructions of the Flag Persons on site. Patrons to TGI Friday’s […]

    September 13, 2009NewsNo comments
  21. Severance payments top EC$7million for Nevis hotel workers

    Treasurer in the Nevis Island Administration Mr. Colin Dore, placed the total sum of severance pay benefits to ex Four Seasons Resort workers at over EC $7 million with the single largest payout of over $75,000. Mr. Dore told the Department of Information recently more than three quarters of the 564 workers who had qualified […]

    August 16, 2009TravelNo comments
  22. Severance payments coming Monday for dismissed Four Seasons Resort workers in Nevis

    Former workers of the Four Seasons Resort on Nevis have cause to celebrate this weekend over news that those who qualified would receive their severance payments on Monday. Chief Labour Officer on Nevis Mrs. Averil Williams made the announcement on Friday, almost 5 months after 600 workers were made redundant earlier this year. ?The severance […]

    August 9, 2009TravelNo comments
  23. OUR MUSIC, STARS, JOKERS & THE MEDIA: Rant from Mikey Hulsmeier

    (Raw unexpurgated rant from veteran entertainer – all thin-skinned readers BEWARE: Originally from facebook) Music jokers in Barbados become big stars….in Barbados….why? Because radio, television and the print media make it so. The more sporty you sound and behave the bigger you get. Yet the ones with the talent to take us somewhere can be […]

    July 11, 2009Editorial, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Citizens in Defence of Grenada’s Lands & Heritage holds successful meeting with Spice Isle Prime Minister

    A five-person delegation – comprising members of Citizens of Defence of Grenada?s Lands and Heritage, the President of the Water Taxi Association, the president of the Willie Redhead Foundation and persons representing boat owners and the Lagoon community – held a meeting with Grenada’s Prime Minster on Tuesday, July 7th. In attendance at the meeting […]

    July 9, 2009NewsNo comments

    The C.O. Williams Construction Team will be working TONIGHT Thursday, Tomorrow Friday and Saturday night at The Tom Adams Roundabout at the airport entrance on the ABC Highway and traffic from the east will be diverted at Charnocks to rejoin the ABC Highway; and on the south via Highway 7 at St. Bartholomew’s Church over […]

    July 3, 2009News1 comment