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Tag Archives: reviews

  1. “People were ecstatic!” – Lecture on Caribbean author Lasana Sekou in Venice, Italy

    The work of St. Martin writer Lasana M. Sekou was the Caribbean literature topic recently at the University of the Third Age (UNITRE) in Mestre, mainland Venice, Italy. “I introduced Lasana Sekou and his work; talked about the geopolitical situation of St. Martin; then we showed videos of Lasana’s performances and read some poems in […]

    April 8, 2022Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. CDB urges Region to act now to create environment for economic growth

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting that the Region will experience economic growth of approximately 1.7 percent in 2017. However, CDB Director of Economics, Dr. Justin Ram, warns that this will not be enough to stimulate employment, particularly among youth, and reduce high regional debt levels. He points to the need for a long-term […]

    February 27, 2017BusinessNo comments
  3. Tim Burton Quick Facts: CONNECT WITH BBTV TRAILERS

    Video by BBTV Trailers Partner CONNECT WITH BBTV TRAILERS Twitter Facebook BBTV

    October 9, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. 10 Worst Movies of 2016 (So Far)

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    September 11, 2016Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Best Movies Of 2016 (So Far)

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    September 11, 2016Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Barbados to host 2016 Caribbean meeting & incentive travel exchange in its bid to increase North American arrivals

    Barbados is determined to increase its share of the US Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibitions travel market, also known as the MICE tourism niche. Director for the USA at the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., Petra Roach, revealed that they were well on their way to realizing this goal with the island set to host 165 […]

    August 13, 2015TravelNo comments
  7. “Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron **Spoiler free Review**” by Marc Gibson

    I think I’ve watched every single trailer and teaser and featurette available for the sequel to the blockbuster movie The Avengers. None of that spoiled the movie for me in any way, instead my the fires of my anticipation were well stoked going in. So there I was, way after midnight on a Wednesday morning, […]

    May 17, 2015Cinema, FeaturedNo comments

    This what you’ve been waiting for, a look back at what was hot or not at Bajan Reporter in the previous 12 months. This is a Top 10 list with the another 10 plus certain other categories as Honourable Mentions… At the end of 2014, we showed you what was by far the top Meme […]

    January 7, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Barbadian & Caribbean experts do not fear Devaluation of Local Currency: First Citizens forum raps Freundel Stuart regime’s fiscal policies or lack thereof…

    In a brutally frank yet user friendly explanation, a leading banker of the region gave a stark analysis of Barbados when compared with other territories of the Caribbean. The review, at sharp odds with a recent assessment given by the Central Bank of Barbados, is more in line with one given by the Caribbean Development […]

    June 29, 2014BusinessNo comments
  10. ‘Sack Jeremy Clarkson to make a real statement on racism’ How do Barbadians feel?

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: Clarkson due in Barbados shortly, also named his dog which has black fur – after an African soccer player… Why?) JEREMY CLARKSON‘S career at the BBC has come under further pressure after the editor of The Voice newspaper called on the broadcaster to sack the Top Gear presenter for using the N-word if […]

    May 3, 2014Controversy, RallyNo comments
  11. Top Sneer? Intended Visitor to Barbados Denies Using “The N-Word,” just named his dog for a Black Athlete…

    Soon to be in Barbados, TOP GEAR presenter Jeremy Clarkson has denied allegations he used the N-word when filming the hit BBC series. The 54-year-old was allegedly heard reciting the offensive rhyme ‘eeny, meeny, miny, mo‘ – which contains the line, ‘catch a n****r by his toe‘ – in unaired footage. The allegations, reported in […]

    May 1, 2014Controversy, RallyNo comments
  12. Joy Workman reviews “Rich Man in His Castle, Poor Ones Take the Street: Integrating a “Canonical” Text & Popular Culture” by Margaret D. Gill (Part 1)

    Margaret Gill‘s prologue to Joy’s review;- It is indeed a promotional piece, but it is also a way to help people see how to read my book and more importantly, In the Castle of My Skin. That is not to say “Castle” is actually like that. I reclaim it for popular culture – which is […]

    March 16, 2014Books, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Minimalist Kubrick on St Lawrence? The Gap Theatre Launches with Innovative Play At The Reggae Lounge

    I was amazed at the expansion of the Reggae Lounge and enjoyed Three Dimensional theatre with many Barbadians and visitors who experienced a unique and exciting theatrical experience when The Gap Theatre held its first production, “Alleluia Pork Chops” at the Reggae Lounge, St Lawrence Gap. The Gap Theatre is a new company led by […]

    March 9, 2014Culture, Review1 comment
  14. Oscar Recap (2014) 86th Academy Awards – HD Movie

    “12 Years a Slave” wins the Oscar for best picture at the 2014 Academy Awards. Cate Blanchett takes home the Oscar for best actress for her role in “Blue Jasmine.” Best actor goes to Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club.”

    March 3, 2014Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. My Haiti Travels Concludes Successful “Impact Week” Voyage And Unveils New “Jacmel Getaway” Vacation Package Scheduled In May 2014

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences with a social impact for groups seeking to explore Haiti for leisure and business purposes, successfully presented its second annual “Impact Week” signature expedition to Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January. My Haiti Travels also announced the introduction of its new “Jacmel Getaway” […]

    March 2, 2014TravelNo comments
  16. Belated Shopping? Not to worry, be it Barbadian books or economical wheels? There are Ideas!

    This year has been one most Bajans would rather forget, 2013 seems an apt number in that Barbados went through bad luck like we had 20 Friday 13th’s! As such, many Christmasses in Bim would be sparser than Mother Hubbard’s cupboard… If you missed your chance at an iPad or iPhone in February to hoard as […]

    December 29, 2013Business, PoliticalNo comments

    This week, Gyptian’s brand new album Sex, Love and Reggae (Oct 29, VP Records) debuts at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart and at #24 on the Billboard Heatseekers/Top New Artist Album chart. On the heels of his Sex, Love and Reggae Tour across the United States, the Jamaican singer is elated with the […]

    November 7, 2013MusicNo comments
  18. Movie Review: ‘Gravity’ by

    The crazy dudes over at lay out their take on ‘Gravity‘ with Sandra Bullock & George Clooney!

    October 24, 2013Cinema, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. “Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity” newly translated to French

    House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP) has just been published the French translation of the book Haiti and Trans-Caribbean Literary Identity by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez. The new French edition, Haïti et l’identité littéraire trans-caribéenne, complete with classic photos of distinguished Haitian authors such as Fernand Hibbert and Jacques Stéphen Alexis, is available at, Arnia’s, Van […]

    June 10, 2013Books, EventsNo comments
  20. Oscars 2013 Best Picture Preview: Variety Awards Studio (ENTV)

    Chris Moore – Promised Land Grant Hill – Cloud Atlas Judi Levine – The Sessions Mark Johnson – Not Fade Away Tom Pollock – Hitchcock Walter Parkes – Flight Full Interview Coming Here! Check out our friends at

    December 6, 2012Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Coming Together to Remember September 11th (9/11 was a controlled demolition, period)

    This week, we mark the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th attacks.  It’s a time to remember the nearly 3,000 innocent men, women and children we lost, and the families they left behind.  It’s a chance to honor the courage of the first responders who risked their lives – on that day, and every day […]

    September 10, 2012Political, Video Gallery3 comments
  22. What do you think about Christmas? Carl Blenman & posse scour Bridgetown for answers…

    Courtesy Carl Blenman’s Studio Studio & Brilliance Productions

    January 3, 2012Culture, Review, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Looking for St Maarten’s “passion” in the ‘Pelican Heart’ of Lasana Sekou – by Dr. Sara Florian

    American professor Dr. Ivette Romero affirmed that one can experience “Defiance, movement, and renewal” by reading the bilingual anthology Corazón de pelícano – Antología poética de Lasana M. Sekou / Pelican Heart – An Anthology of Poems by Lasana M. Sekou edited by Emilio Jorge Rodríguez. But I think that Passion for the Nation is […]

    August 23, 2011Featured, TravelNo comments
  24. Books, Race and Politics by Robert Edison Sandiford – “Antigonish Review”

    “Mutual understanding in the world being nearly always, as now, at low ebb, it is comforting to remember that it is through art that one country can nearly always speak reliably to another, if the other can hear at all. Art, though, is never the voice of a country; it is an even more precious […]

    August 21, 2011Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  25. Lanterns Mall – Its Best & Worst: Subway remains subterranean, Haagen Dazs is cool but hot prices, Roti Hut pleases Muslims and Non-Believers alike

    I have no idea why, but I decided to give Subway a third and final try, sometime this year they are supposed to open another branch in Warrens – if it really happens? The original article I did drew much heat for its brutal honesty, but I was not impressed, if you check the comments you’ll see […]

    April 26, 2011Business7 comments