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Tag Archives: newspapers

  1. Barbadian Photographer’s passing recognised by mourning PM

    Even as I deal with the pain of the passing of my own brother, I believe it is appropriate for me to pause for a moment to express condolence to the family of veteran photographer Gordon Brooks, who also passed away yesterday. Working often with another icon of international cricket reporting, the late Tony Cozier, […]

    July 1, 2021Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. goes where other media fear to tread…

    Learn more about Barbados’ 1st Online Newspaper! Made with

    February 27, 2017Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. Barbados has received five nominations in USA Today’s annual travel expert poll

    Barbadians are urged to vote for the island in the USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards. A panel of travel experts have nominated their top picks in each category and it is now our turn to pick a winner. Voting has already begun and continues daily up until January 30, 2017. William “Billy” Griffith, […]

    January 8, 2017TravelNo comments
  4. It appears The Nation may have effed up big time? Licensing Authority not targeting Toyota Owners for interrogation

    The Barbados Licensing Authority is not subjecting owners of Toyota cars in Barbados to any unusually “thorough interrogation” or investigation that is not standard for all applicants registering any kind of vehicle. The comments from the senior Licensing Authority official follow the recent publication of a front page article by the Daily Nation, where it […]

    October 17, 2016Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Police Vs. Massage parlours via Nation – Did the Classifieds get rubbed the wrong way?

    OPERATORS OF EXOTIC massage parlours, beware… You may soon find the powerful hands of the Royal Barbados Police Force all over you… {Editor’s Note – Is this because they no longer use newspapers to hype their businesses? Just curious, not looking to rub the wrong way? đŸ˜‰ } That warning has come from the Acting […]

    August 14, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Barbados Advocate remains offline after hacking

    The web version of Barbados’ oldest running daily continues to be offline after a mid morning hack on 3rd December. The front page of the Advocate at that time said in large red letters how it was hacked by the aliases of Cocain Cracker and Shinobi Haxor. These hackers have threatened to do the same […]

    December 6, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  7. Barbados cops 6 awards from Telegraph Group’s recognising the best of the Caribbean

    At the just concluded Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) silver anniversary ball, Simon Reeve UK’s best-selling author and TV personality, presented the Telegraph Caribbean Travel Awards at The Millennium Hotel, Mayfair. The UK Chapter of The Caribbean Tourism Organization teamed up with The Telegraph to launch the Caribbean Travel Award where Telegraph readers voted for the […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  8. SKN Named One of the Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015

    In a recent article published by Huffington Post, St. Kitts and Nevis was named one of the top emerging travel hotspots for 2015; the only Caribbean island on the list. According to the online publication, it is “both the original and the newcomer in the Caribbean.” It further stated that “St. Kitts and Nevis was […]

    January 7, 2015TravelNo comments

    Prohibition Entertainment vocalist TRAEDONYA! aka “THE BRIDE OF NEW FUNK HIPOPERA” covers the Mariah Carey holiday classic All I Want For Christmas is you. ‘I wanted bring a fresh perspective on the song but be respectful of the original. I hope the listeners agree with me,’ says TRAEDONYA! TRAEDONYA! has been building a buzz organically […]

    January 4, 2015Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. JIVING AROUND WITH 2015: Cleric reprimanded during School Vacation to prevent Strike

    Hey, it’s that time again when we look at some of the top things for the previous year… Ever wondered why this teacher was punished so long after the fact? If he was disciplined during regular school-time would it not have been easier to rally support against the move via colleagues engaging a concentrated protest? […]

    December 31, 2014Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Scotiabank’s response to HRMAB gaffe in Barbados Today’s Nov. 13 story

    Scotiabank Barbados refers to a front page article by Barbados Today reporting the comments of Glenda Gilkes, the President of the Human Resource Management Association of Barbados who suggested that 200 employees of Scotiabank in Barbados may be affected by restructuring plans. This number is purely speculative and not based on factual information. Citing unrealistic […]

    November 14, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Barbadian Education Initiative gets boost of 100 Textbooks – 11 Plus Tuition from ICBL & NUPW

    THE NATIONAL UNION of Public Workers (NUPW) will be instituting new programmes in an effort to try to ensure all the nation’s children receive a proper education. They will be taking a three pronged approach, focusing on those sitting the Eleven Plus also known as the Barbados Secondary Schools Entrance Examination (Common Entrance); a reading […]

    October 10, 2014Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Nevis Tourism team hosted by British daily “The Telegraph” in London

    Deputy Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley and a team from the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) were recently hosted at The Telegraph on October 03, 2014, a leading newspaper in London on the final leg of the “Know the UK. Grow the UK” trip to England and Scotland. In a report to the Department of Information. […]

    October 9, 2014TravelNo comments
  14. Health and Education Security (HES) Fund idea from BAMP is wrong or Barbados’ Polyclinic system is best? Easy to dismiss, where are answers?

    A Barbadian consumer under the name of Anthony Davis recently got into a hissy fit over a very comprehensively researched idea from Dr Carlos Chase, president of the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners… In a typical Barbadian assault, no counter proposal was offered – “{How} many more taxes should be put on the backs of […]

    October 2, 2014HealthNo comments

    It could not be a more unexpected, but perfect birthday gift, when Rebecca Fernandes (daughter of Barbados Today director: V. F. Fernandes, formerly of Starcom Network) found out that she was the first winner in Digicel’s “Party All Summer” with Digicel promotion. Having topped up during the first week of the promotion which began on […]

    June 22, 2014TechnologyNo comments

    Coverage of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be available to over 200 million people across the world via a collection of leading broadcasters, when the high octane T20 competition kicks off in Grenada on July 11th. Big-name broadcasters such as BT Sport (UK), ESPN 3 (North America), Fox Sports (Australia) and Sony Six […]

    June 22, 2014CricketNo comments
  17. “Stop cursing CARICOM as darkness; it is a light not yet fully turned-on” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    Dr Franklin Johnston, a strategist, project manager and advisor to the Jamaica Minister of Education, wrote a column in the Jamaica Observer of May 30 in which he basically contended that the Caribbean Common Market and Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) are the constructs of “Anglophone black people” and not […]

    June 15, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Did Global Pressure lead to the Central Bank of Barbados renege its draconian ban? Nation Editor & Dr DeLisle Worrell behave like long-lost friends at Opening Ceremony

    It is at times like this when the importance of a strong and allied media makes itself felt, you realise why reporters are necessary to keep Government stay true for its original tenets… Only a few days ago the Central Bank of Barbados sought to exclude the Nation Newspaper from covering future events due to […]

    May 23, 2014BusinessNo comments
  19. All Barbadian Media Houses Will Access Central Bank’s Releases: Unknown if all will be invited to future CBB events?

    The Central Bank of Barbados respects and embraces freedom of the press and the importance of the dissemination of timely and accurate information and as such has not banned the Nation Corporation. The front page of the Sunday Sun of 11th May 2014, carried the headline “Cut Off“. The Bank assures media practitioners in Barbados […]

    May 12, 2014Business1 comment
  20. “Comments on House of Landship in light of Cave Hill” by Margaret Gill

    Dear Editor: Leonard St. Hill‘s assertion at the end of his article in a Sunday newspaper disturbed me and set me thinking that I would write a few comments on Winston Farrell’s play. Not that Farrell’s award-winning “House of Landship” which I saw last weekend does not deserve more than a few comments, but I […]

    May 3, 2014Culture, Review1 comment

    CAVEAT: Editor’s Note Please note while I publish this view, it does not connote any form of endorsement therein. While Mr Comissiong puts forward interesting Op-Ed posits, he does not address how elements of Caracas‘ Opposition and/or TV stations who wished to broadcast the Opposition’s views had to resort to Youtube when the Government channels […]

    April 13, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  22. Barbadian media (Bloggers & Reporters) urged to stick to standards when competing with Social Media portals

    Ethical choices remains the most important skill of a journalist. Senior Program Director of Special Projects at the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), Luis Botello, impressed this with a cadre of key Barbadian bloggers, as well as TV, Radio, print media practitioners during a one-day seminar hosted by the Bridgetown US Embassy at the Courtyard […]

    April 6, 2014Education, PoliticalNo comments
  23. Bajan Reporter letter to Editor gains steam: “An activist walks out of a meeting…” By Dr Tonya Haynes

    A longstanding feminist activist in Barbados walked out of a panel discussion in protest of what she felt were misogynist comments from one of the speakers. Said speaker is the recipient of the Gold Crown of Merit and has been on a near 15-year tirade of misogyny masquerading as support for men’s interests. His usual […]

    March 23, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  24. Was Donville Inniss trying to pull a David Copperfield? Cajoles Press at Media Launch to forget comments?

    Did you watch the Mark Ruffalo and Jesse Eisenberg mystery “Now You See Me?” It was a marvellous study of illusions worthy of David Copperfield, mentalists sharper than Krespin and why tricks are usually successful – all wrapped around robberies carried out in front of the audience and police who were bunglers… I’ve watched it […]

    January 28, 2014Business, ReviewNo comments

    Patrick Serrao – a Guyanese National, 47 years, of Gibbs St. Peter died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital about 01:33 pm on 30 Nov. 2013, after being pulled from the sea by two men. Police are continuing investigations David Welch – Inspector Public Relations Officer

    December 2, 2013CrimeNo comments