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Tag Archives: South Africa

  1. Barbadian Sports Enthusiast from Grazettes wins VIP Trip to New York with Mount Gay

    Barbadian Ezra Leach, a sports fanatic who has travelled the world with his favourite Mount Gay Rum as far away as South Africa, has fittingly emerged as the grand prize winner in the Mount Gay Eclipse Black “Win a VIP Experience to New York” promotion. Mr. Leach, of Rockhampton Road, Grazettes, St. Michael said he […]

    October 20, 2012Agriculture, TravelNo comments
  2. President Obiang Aides Evangelization for American Catholic in Equatorial Guinea

    While some Diplomats attended an assortment of meetings on the sidelines of the 67th Session of the General Assembly and pick up souvenirs to bring back home, His Excellency, President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea carried a bulk supply of rosaries for Cathedral Malabo that a New Yorker was unable to deliver this summer. Victor Mooney, […]

    October 8, 2012Events, TravelNo comments
  3. “Who Will Decide Venezuela’s Election?” by Frederik Willem de Klerk, André Glucksmann, and Richard von Weizsäcker – Copyright: Project Syndicate, 2012.

    Venezuela’s presidential election campaign is in full swing, with voters expected to go to the polls on October 7 to elect their head of state. The campaign pits Henrique Capriles Radonski, the governor of the state of Miranda, against the incumbent president, Hugo Chávez, who has been in power since 1999. What makes this election […]

    October 1, 2012Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  4. New York Soccer Players Send 2010 World Cup Match Ball To Equatorial Guinea

    Jose Costa and Johnathon Murillo of Los Woodsiders, took a break during their game today for a Score a goal for an AIDS-free generation send-off ceremony. As part of an ongoing campaign coordinated by South African Arts International, ltd. (USA), the Republic of Equatorial Guinea is being recognized for their efforts in coordinating public outreach […]

    August 19, 2012Football, HealthNo comments
  5. Film Documentary – Searching for Sugar Man: Hero in South Africa, Zero in USA

    Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez.

    June 19, 2012Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. IYPAD BARBADOS NGO CHAPTER INC. Towards a “Peaceful Caribbean” by Rev. Buddy Larrier

    In April 2010 the United Nations (UN) Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent held its 9th session in Geneva to plan activities for 2011, the International Year for People of African Descent (IYPAD) and to discuss the proposal for a Decade for People of African Descent. At the conference it was agreed […]

    May 3, 2012CrimeNo comments
  7. UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSIONER TO VISIT BARBADOS #unitednations #barbados #southafrica #diplomacy #government

    Barbados will be the first English-speaking Caribbean country to receive an official visit from a United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights. Commissioner Navi Pillay, will arrive in Barbados on Tuesday, April 3, on a two-day mission. During the visit, she will meet with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign […]

    March 31, 2012PoliticalNo comments
  8. Caribbean Cricket drops more – Two Batsmen barely qualify as two WI Bowlers limp into Top 25

    Once in Cricket if you said West Indies, people would shudder when recalling whistling pace giants like the late Malcolm Marshall for his wicket-scalps even while injured or Viv Richards sending balls to knock out satellites, now? Here are the latest tallies of prowess where you see the rankings speak for themselves, SMDH;- Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul and rookie […]

    January 31, 2012Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  9. “Links for Global & Caribbean Integration: The Way Forward” – Caribbean Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Expo (CECAE) 2012 at Sandiford Centre, 22 & 23 February

    As part of its Entrepreneur’s development training program Global Event Planners will be hosting the Caribbean Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Expo (CECAE), scheduled for Wednesday 22nd, and Thursday 23rd February, 2012, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, Barbados. The conference will open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This year’s theme […]

    January 23, 2012Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  10. UK Energy Minister Chris Huhne speaks to Durban climate change meeting

    One year ago, amidst a swirl of pessimism, the UN negotiations on climate change kicked off in Cancun. Following the disappointment at Copenhagen, it seemed that the principles of international negotiation itself were on trial. Expectations were low. But out of the acrimony arose a new consensus. For the first time, the world agreed to […]

    December 1, 2011Featured, Nature, TechnologyNo comments
  11. “Education, Abuse, Neglect and the Oral Care Practitioners” – Caribbean Dental Program Scholarships

    Caribbean Dental Program Inc. (CDP) is a non-profit company registered in Barbados armed with the responsibility for hosting Continuing Dental Education for all members of the dental profession. Conventions are normally hosted on an annual basis and organized by Dr. Victor Eastmond, who has been Chairman from inception. The 2011 Convention was already hosted in […]

    November 14, 2011Featured, HealthNo comments
  12. Safe House – Denzel “Training Day/St Elsewhere” Washington & Ryan “Blade/Green Lantern” Reynolds

    Director: Daniel Espinosa Writer: David Guggenheim Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds and Robert Patrick

    November 7, 2011Cinema, Entertainment, Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. Taking Barbados to the World – Miss Barbados World 2011

    After travelling the globe and making her own mark at Miss World 2009 in South Africa, Leah Marville has decided to share the life-changing Miss Barbados World experience with future contestants. As the new franchise holder, Leah is working to make this year’s journey exciting and educational. The contestants will have the full support of […]

    May 14, 2011Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Barbadian singer Rihanna wants to get to the bottom of Britney Spears, literally! Duo look to redo “S&M” with leather devices, of course!

    In an effort to court higher ratings controversially, Robyn Fenty of Westbury road implies she’d a do a lesbian-styled music-video with another Pop Icon, simply to create a new ‘partner-name‘ a la Bennifer for the erstwhile Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck or Brangelina for Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie, according to South Africa’s “Times Live” […]

    April 26, 2011Rihanna1 comment
  15. What is on Bajan Reporter’s bookshelf? History, Horror, Sexuality & Barbadian books with Barbados-based authors!

    Usually this feature is halfway through the year or close to Christmas time… The year, which has been a glider on a thermal in a narrow mountain pass so far, did not allow for me to do what I usually do so if there are any late-shoppers or Grinches & Ebenezers with last minute Epiphanies out there? […]

    December 27, 2010Books, FeaturedNo comments
  16. CaribbeanTales WorldWide Distribution at Toronto International Film Festival #3: Cameron Bailey, TIFF Co-Director

    TIFF Co-director Cameron Bailey who is Barbadian-Canadian, speaking at the Launch of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, flanked by Trinidadian filmmaker and CTWD Founder/CEO Frances-Anne Solomon, and Dr Keith Nurse CTWD Board Chair. Some of the filmmakers present included Mary Wells of Jamaica, Tony Hall of Trinidad and Tobago, Sharon Lewis of Toronto, and Allison Saunders of […]

    September 26, 2010Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. HERALDING THE PROPHECY – Artiste not only sings positivity, he lives it.

    Jamaica especially is renowned for its musical prophets, except we’re now witnessing the emergence of a singer who feels it’s not enough to rely upon well-worn clichés in bringing about lasting change, Prophecy. By declaring his willingness to get involved and participate in just causes, Reggae singer, Prophecy, has set himself apart from most other […]

    September 11, 2010Music1 comment
  18. Hello Africa #4 – Barbadian Artist Sheena Rose’s residency at Greatmore Art Studios: The Return Home

    Lion’s Head hear me roar!!! Lion’s Head was another mountain in Cape Town. It wasn’t as popular as Table Mountain but I heard that the locals would take a hike on the mountain on a Sunday morning. Mishkaah Roberts is another friend of mine who works at Greatmore Studios, and she invited us to a […]

    August 1, 2010Featured, GalleriesNo comments
  19. Hello Africa #3 – Barbadian Artist Sheena Rose’s residency at Cape Town’s Greatmore Gallery

    The ending of Africa literally Lea and I decided that we will return to the same route , we got to Boulder beach where the penguins were but we’ll be going to Cape Point instead. It was a long drive to get there, but since we drove the route the day before, it was easier […]

    July 18, 2010Culture, GalleriesNo comments
  20. Miss Barbados World 2010 – Lots was a-Miss, such as audience support and sponsors, perhaps before or after Kadooment?

    Years ago when the late Jahsahreh-H organised Miss Barbados shows, be they Miss World or Miss Universe prelim’s, the things were packed (held at the Globe in the City, even drag queens would show up to do their own judging), there was always controversy – whether Gabby doing a song over the alleged Nationality of one winner […]

    July 15, 2010Arts, Culture, Fashion, Featured, Gossip10 comments
  21. Windies batting collapse has them staring at defeat – Do they need glasses? Digicel Test Cricket Report

    South Africa are on the home strait to victory in the Third Digicel Test. The West Indian fortress that was Kensington Oval had long been breached; these days visiting teams look forward to playing Test matches at the venue with anticipation, rather than apprehension. South Africa are the latest international team to have enjoyed the […]

    June 29, 2010Cricket1 comment
  22. West Indies team visit the Concorde Centre: Gayle & Barbados Manager share a few words

    Perhaps it was just as well that ZA was not there and this was why the Windies were less morose than usual? Here’s their Captain Chris Gayle (for how much longer, no one knows) sharing a lighter moment with Barry O’Brien, the Manager of Digicel Barbados

    June 27, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. West Indies team visit the Concorde Centre: Sulieman Benn over a Power x 4 girl

    It was supposed to be both the Windies and Proteas, but the ZA crew never made it, not that Sulieman cared, he was Benn up – or rather his partner was… This was a preliminary to the disastrous Third Test now dragging on. You’d’ve thought this would spur the Windies but noooo!

    June 27, 2010Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  24. Windies batting demons return – Time to exorcise Team? Invoke the loa of Marie Laveau: Digicel Cricket Report

    The West Indies batting demons continue to haunt them after a one match absence in the Second Digicel Test in St Kitts when they scored 546 on a friendly pitch. On day one of the Third Digicel Test at the Kensington Oval, their batsmen took backward steps and reverted to their old habits as displayed […]

    June 27, 2010Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  25. South Africa maintain 1-0 lead after excruciating draw: Digicel Match Report

    South Africa retained their 1-0 lead in the three Test Digicel Series against West Indies after the Second Digicel Test, which was contested on a excruciatingly placid Warner Park pitch, petered out into a dreary draw. After South Africa piled on 543 for 6 declared in the first two days, the West Indies spent days […]

    June 23, 2010CricketNo comments