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Tag Archives: newspapers

  1. American Celebrities Tee Off at OCEAN Style Celebrity Golf Invitational Weekend

    With extraordinary stamped on the OCEAN Style Celebrity Golf Weekend, a chance to win USD $1 Million Hole-in-One prize and an opportunity take on the sometimes unyielding Tryall Golf Course; two back-to-back nights of parties and the threat of rain, could not keep the golfers away from the OCEAN Style Celebrity Golf Weekend just held […]

    November 14, 2013Sports, Travel1 comment
  2. Once withdrawn, electronic defamation bill passes in Grenada

    The Parliament of Grenada has approved legislation that would punish the sending of “offensive” electronic communications with up to one year in prison, Grenadian media reported. The Electronic Crimes Act had been withdrawn in early July after the International Press Institute (IPI) and other groups expressed concern about a potential chilling effect on free speech […]

    September 19, 2013Controversy, Political6 comments
  3. “Salinger” – Documentary… Open view at life of man who wanted Privacy… Right or Wrong?

    In CONSPIRACY THEORY Mel Gibson’s character needs to have a copy of Salinger’s THE CATCHER IN THE RYE on him at all times or else he goes insane. At the time I thought this was just a meaningless plot device as the film is a lightweight romantic comedy for the most part… But then I […]

    September 7, 2013Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. 2013 Sir Garry Sobers Golf Tournament: Fifth Consecutive Victory for James Johnson

    {Via Barbados Advocate 30/4/2013} James Johnson continues to show why he is the number one golfer on the island. Coming in under par each day of the 2013 Sir Garry Sobers Golf Championships, Johnson secured his fifth straight win in the competition with a masterful 70 (2 under-par) in the final day on Sunday at […]

    April 30, 2013SportsNo comments
  5. “Wait, you did hear?” return of Original Devil’s Advocate rant: Print Media, Unions and General Elections just passed

    My first topic is the Nation newspaper. You are the leading newspaper on this lil rock we call home. You have the most sales and subsequently make the most revenue from advertising. Therefore one would think that you do not have to become the bajan equivalent of the Inquirer to sell papers. Every damn time […]

    March 16, 2013Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  6. “Our Democracy: Are the Media Helping or Hurting?” – Harold Hoyte, Editor Emeritus of Nation Publishing at the Grand Salle, 19th March

    Harold Hoyte, Editor Emeritus of the Nation Publishing Company Ltd. will deliver the 19/03/2013 address from 12 noon on the topic: “Our Democracy: Are the Media Helping or Hurting?“

    March 5, 2013Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. This Was The Year That Was – Bajan Reporter’s Social Media Reminisce of 2012

    This is way overdue, since December 3rd or 23rd depending on your point of view (POV), when Bajan Reporter became 6 altogether for the latter date and the earlier date is the day it became a website in 2009. Back in 2006 we had little material, examining the antics of my cats, publishing reviews the […]

    January 6, 2013Editorial, NewsNo comments
  8. 2012 deadliest year for journalists – Violence and repressive laws take heavy toll on press freedom

    This year of continuing change in the world of news media has also been marked by an appalling and disturbing truth: an unprecedented 132 journalists were killed in the line of duty or as a consequence of their reporting in 2012. This year’s figure is the highest since the International Press Institute (IPI) started systematically […]

    January 1, 2013Political, TravelNo comments
  9. Digital Media: The Changing Face of Journalism in the Caribbean

    The video embedded here includes highlights from the U.S. Embassy of Barbados & the Eastern Caribbean’s multi-media panel discussion on the topic “Digital Media: The Changing Face of Journalism in the Caribbean,” on Tuesday 15 May, 2012. The panel includes veteran journalist and editor of Barbados Today’s online newspaper Roy Morris, Kenton X. Chance a […]

    May 22, 2012Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Barbados Polo – First Citizens Barbados Open, 15 March: Holders Hill

    Range Rover rolls to victory after sudden-death goal By Michael Phillips For the fourth straight day of play, yet another game was forced into sudden death in this year’s edition of the First Citizens Barbados 10-Goal Open Polo Tournament. Playing at the Holders Polo Ridge, Danny Atwell scored the tie-breaker for the Range Rover team […]

    March 18, 2012Polo, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. Pig In a Blender? CS Monitor brags of “Homemade bacon milkshake”

    It seems the actual concoction is not listed on Official Menus and does not really have ‘oink‘ in it… But this guy decided to see if he could do his own and really infuse some of the meat into the usually sweet beverage? We got curious about this at and immediately began researching this […]

    March 3, 2012Agriculture, OddityNo comments
  12. 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
  13. Barbados Police make number of Arrests in “Red Sea” Operation as two males go Missing

    Members of the SSU, Drug Squad, and the Traffic Branch conducted a joint operation at the Deacons Road community known as the ‘Red Sea’ on Saturday 22nd January 2011 and 5 persons were arrested. They are: 1. Shem Attiba Lewellyn Cummins 19 years of Neptune Road, Deacons Farm, St. Michael; 2. Katani Jalani Emmanuel Callender, […]

    January 26, 2011Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    Denis O’Brien, Chairman and Founder of Digicel, was on Tuesday night named the winner of the Jamaica Observer Business Leader Foreign Investor Award at a glittering awards ceremony in Kingston, Jamaica. Each year, the Jamaica Observer identifies individuals, groups or companies who have made significant contributions to the economic, social growth and development of Jamaica. […]

    December 17, 2010BusinessNo comments