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  1. First African-American to row across Atlantic Ocean sets a new course

    Victor Mooney of Queens, New York and his family returned last week from a successful ten day visit to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. The Head of State, His Excellency, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo decorated Mr. Mooney with Medal Caballero, gave nationality for his family and one house in Oyala. Oyala is a city that is […]

    February 21, 2016SailingNo comments
  2. Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson – Author of the New York Times bestseller ‘Shadow Divers’

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times bestseller Shadow Divers, Robert Kurson. PIRATE HUNTERS is on sale June 16. Click HERE for more information!

    May 30, 2015Books, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. ‘Pound of Flesh’ – Jean Claude Van Damme, need we say more?

    A man’s heroic attempt to help a woman in distress ends up with him waking up the next day without a kidney and plotting his revenge.

    April 10, 2015Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. (DATELINE) Cap Haitien, Haiti; US rower picks up his oars – again!

    Victor Mooney announces today that he’ll continue his transatlantic row in tribute for his brother who died of AIDS in 1983 and to encourage voluntary HIV testing. Mr. Mooney was robbed while heading home late last year after rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. “The partnership between US, Equatorial Guinea and Haiti proved great dividends. It’s […]

    January 9, 2015SailingNo comments
  5. HMS IRON DUKE PASSED THROUGH BARBADOS

    Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke was in Bridgetown, Barbados on her return from a six-month deployment in the South Atlantic. The Commanding Officer of HMS Iron Duke Commander Tom Tredray said: “The visit to Bridgetown has been eagerly awaited by the Ship’s Company. It offers a great opportunity for the crew to relax and […]

    December 2, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  6. “Pan” (2015) – Garrett Hedlund, Hugh Jackman & Amanda Seyfried: Fantasy HD

    The casting of the Caucasian actress Rooney Mara as the Native American character of Tiger Lily led to an online petition that urged Warner Bros to stop casting Caucasian actors to play people of color. The casting was accused of whitewashing and the petition originally hoped for 5000 signatures. However, more than 20,000 signatures have […]

    November 30, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. New York Rower Returns Home After Pirate Attack near Haiti

    Mooney was recently attacked by pirates off the coast of Haiti, which terminated his mission. Mr. Mooney became the first African-American to row across any ocean, when he arrived in St Maarten this June. His mission was to encourage voluntary HIV testing and honor his brother who died in 1983 from AIDS.

    November 11, 2014Featured, SailingNo comments
  8. “DEFAULT” (Thriller – 2014)

    A Movie directed by Simon Brand Cast: Katherine Moennig, David Oyelowo, Jeanine Mason, Stephen Lord and Benjamin Ochieng. Release Date: October 17th, 2014 Genre: Thriller An American news crew is taken hostage aboard a chartered jet off the coast of Seychelles by a mysterious crew of Somali pirates with one goal: to be interviewed by […]

    October 14, 2014Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. HBO BRINGS YOU A THRILLING SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE OF “CAPTAIN PHILLIPS”

    HBO presents the exclusive premiere of the acclaimed drama film Captain Phillips this Saturday 20th September at 9:00 pm AST* in the Caribbean. Based on a true story, the Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominated film follows merchant mariner Captain Richard Phillips as his cargo ship was taken hostage by Somali pirates while they sailed the […]

    September 17, 2014CinemaNo comments
  10. Target Cruise Executives and Tourism Stakeholders at the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

    The 2014 FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest cruise and tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean, will let delegates and exhibitors target about 1,000 cruise tourism stakeholders and 100 FCCA Member Line presidents, CEOs and executives from multiple sectors, including operations, purchasing, marketing, shore excursions and government relations. Attendees and executives […]

    August 30, 2014TravelNo comments
  11. HBO OFFERS A MONTH OF THRILLS WITH ITS SEPTEMBER MOVIE LINEUP IN THE CARIBBEAN

    No other channel brings viewers more of the excitement and adrenaline rush of the biggest Hollywood hits than HBO, offering subscribers in the Caribbean a new film every Saturday during the month September at 22:00 hrs AST*. Directed by Guillermo del Toro, PACIFIC RIM (Saturday, September 6, 22:00 hrs) takes place in 2020, when the […]

    August 29, 2014CinemaNo comments
  12. “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water” (2015) – Animated Movie HD August 1, 2014Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Barbadian Film Producer on impact of Video Pirates on Industry

    The development of our local film industry is well on the way as evidenced by such box office hits as the HUSH series, Chrissy and now Payday and Keeping Up with the Joneses; however it continues to be threatened by the piracy of our movies on the streets of Barbados. Movies are expensive and funds […]

    March 2, 2014CinemaNo comments
  14. Disney’s “Tinkerbell & The Pirate Fairy” (2014) – Tom Hiddleston, Cartoon HD

    When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow’s all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. However, in the midst of their pursuit of […]

    December 5, 2013Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Movie Review: ‘Captain Phillips’ by Spill.com

    Our good buds over at Spill.com hooked us up with their latest review of Tom Hanks‘ version of ‘Captain Phillips‘!

    October 14, 2013Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. CAPTAIN PHILLIPS: “Pirates Attack,” Teaser # 1 October 1, 2013Books, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Don’t fall for a Pirate version, get the real thing – at Mojo’s!

    Don’t fall for a Pirate version, get the real thin by Ian Douglas Bourne on GoAnimate In November 2012, MOJO launched The Chopping Board Kitchen. The menu was designed to be simple, homemade & sourcing fresh & organic foods when possible. The new menu offers healthy options along with the famous homemade burger. The deck was […]

    June 17, 2013Agriculture, OddityNo comments
  18. HBO LATIN AMERICA’S WARNING FOR WESTSTAR TV SUBSCRIBERS: WestStar TV is not authorized or licensed by the copyright owners to show or carry HBO & Cinemax programming in the Caymans

    HBO Latin America, the exclusive distributor and licensee of HBO and Cinemax programming in the Caribbean, advises WestStar TV Limited (“WestStar TV“) subscribers in the Cayman Islands that WestStar is neither licensed nor authorized by the copyright owners to distribute or rebroadcast HBO and Cinemax programming in the Cayman Islands. This includes the following WestStar […]

    June 14, 2013Business, TechnologyNo comments
  19. “CAPTAIN PHILLIPS” based on a True Story (Tom Hanks – 2013)

    Columbia Pictures’ action-thriller Captain Phillips stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

    May 26, 2013Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. HBO ANNOUNCES ITS MAY 2012 MOVIE LINEUP FOR THE CARIBBEAN

    Game Change (HBO Films) – Based on the bestselling book “Game Change,” by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the film offers a searing, behind-the-scenes look at John McCain’s (Ed Harris) 2008 presidential campaign, from his selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (Julianne Moore) as his running mate to their ultimate defeat in the general election […]

    April 28, 2012Cinema, PoliticalNo comments
  21. Island Inn, Barbados: A Smorgasbord of Workshops for Filmmakers #barbados #cinema #screenwriters #soundtrack #photography

    The Caribbeantales 2012 Film Festival which runs from April 10 to 15 will offer a series of workshops for filmmakers and film fans that can best be described as a smorgasbord for filmmakers. The Workshops are part of the CARIBBEANTALES INCUBATOR SERIES: Activities aimed to help film/television professionals develop world-class content by honing their skills […]

    March 28, 2012Cinema, EducationNo comments
  22. Getting Somalia back on its feet – Op Ed by UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague

    Yesterday Britain hosted a major international conference on Somalia, attended by heads of government and senior representatives from more than 50 countries and organisations, including UN Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon, the AU Secretary General Jean Ping, Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Araby, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a large delegation of Somali leaders. […]

    February 24, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  23. Pirates Band of Misfits – Makers of “Wallace & Gromit” plus “Chicken Run”

    Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

    February 19, 2012Cartoons, Video GalleryNo comments
  24. U.S. and Antigua put ink to a new Ship-Rider Accord and Open New Coast Guard Base in English Harbor

    On Monday, 26 April 2010, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires D. Brent Hardt visited Antigua and Barbuda to sign a Proliferation Security Initiative Ship Boarding Agreement and to dedicate a new Coast Guard facility at English Harbor in Antigua and Barbuda. The cooperative agreement and the newly constructed facility will enhance Antigua’s maritime security and counter drug […]

    April 26, 2010Political, Travel3 comments
  25. Captain Kidd ship finding confirmed off coast of Dominican Republic – Tours available soon of Pirate Vessel

    In the not too distant future, visitors to the Dominican Republic will be able to see for themselves the sunken marvel of the most important pirate ship in American history. An Indiana University specialist team is making fast progress at the Captain Kidd shipwreck project, the Kidd Preserve, in La Romana. And just recently the […]

    July 22, 2009NewsNo comments