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  1. HIJACK (2023) Mohamed Elsandel, Idris Elba & Holly Aird

    Stars: Mohamed Elsandel, Idris Elba & Holly Aird

    May 31, 2023Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Tired of Monthly Fees? So is Sagicor Bank, Fixed Deposits made right on your phone…

    It seems First Caribbean just suffered a brain drain, with George Thomas, Lee-Anne O’Selmo and Rik Parkhill now in strategic posts of the neobank Sagicor Bank, while mMoney lost Rawdon Adams since he’s now an Independent Director at Sagicor Bank. It is clear innovations that could’ve bolstered FCIB or the Bitt subsidiary are now Sagicor’s […]

    May 29, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Brooklyn, NY record label to record live session of Marie-Claire Giraud’s ” CHASIN’ RAINBOWS”

    After discovering Marie-Claire Giraud from her NPR Tiny Desk Contest submission, Brooklyn NY record label Leesta Vall Records, has reached out to the Dominica-born, Bronx-raised Jazz singer, to perform in it’s “Direct-to-Vinyl Live Sessions,” where on May 22nd 2023, she will record her original song “CHASIN’ RAINBOWS.” “It’s exciting; truly. I am thrilled to be […]

    May 26, 2023MusicNo comments

    A third Electronic Vehicle Registration (EVR) centre will open its doors to the public on Monday, May 15, on the grounds of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St. Michael. The new centre will operate from Sunday to Saturday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. While the third centre comes on stream, the EVR centres […]

    May 15, 2023TechnologyNo comments
  5. The UWI Press launches App

    The University of the West Indies Press (UWI Press), the leader in scholarly and academic works on or about the Caribbean, has announced the launch of its app available in the Google Play Store and iOS, or the Apple App Store. Aimed at deepening the reach of UWI Press in the global marketplace, the app […]

    May 12, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  6. CDB to Invest USD88 Million for Development Projects in St Vincent and the Grenadines

    A USD 88.4 million package of development projects, to be implemented in collaboration with the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), will underpin the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) new Country Engagement Strategy (CES). The roadmap, for the period 2022-26, identifies initiatives which will be financed across a variety of sectors. These projects will […]

    April 7, 2023AgricultureNo comments
  7. BLACKBERRY (2023) Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton: Dramedy

    Director: Matt Johnson Writers: Matt Johnson, Jacquie McNish & Matthew Miller Stars: Jay Baruchel, Glenn Howerton & Matt Johnson

    March 22, 2023Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Sagicor Bank (Barbados) Limited Launches Fully Digital Banking Solutions in Barbados

    Sagicor Bank (Barbados) Limited, the first fully digital bank in the English-speaking Caribbean, is pleased to announce the public launch of its banking services and operations. Sagicor Bank (Barbados) is designed to return control of the banking relationship to the customer. The banking experience has been reimagined from the customer’s perspective, with a full suite […]

    March 10, 2023Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. February Water Bills Late

    The Barbados Water Authority wishes to advise some customers in parts of St. Michael and St. George that they may receive their February water bills after the respective payment due dates. Customers querying bill balances are reminded that they can call 434-4292 where account balances are available via the automated system. Persons can also email […]

    March 10, 2023BusinessNo comments

    Women in Barbados have made significant progress in every sphere of endeavour, according to the Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs (MPEA), Kirk Humphrey. Mr Humphrey added the Mia Mottley Administration recognises Digital literacy and innovation must address both access and affordability to achieve gender parity. He also pointed out to the global assembly some […]

    March 9, 2023Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  11. Barbados Tech Founder Wins 7th Sitecore MVP – 1st Win Ever for Barbados and Caribbean Region

    Konabos, powered by community, revealed Dennis Augustine was named a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Sitecore®, a global leader in end-to-end digital experience management software. Our MVPs were among only 241 worldwide to be named a Sitecore MVP this year. Now in its 17th year, the MVP program recognizes professionals who actively share their fascination, […]

    March 2, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments

    With Internet technology playing an increasing role in every aspect of Caribbean life, the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is working with its Caribbean partners to promote its importance in the region. Bevil Wooding, ARIN’s Director of Caribbean Affairs, was in Grenada recently to advance plans for ARIN’s participation in Grenada ICT Week. The […]

    February 16, 2023TechnologyNo comments
  13. Grenada’s Prime Minister to Share Stage with International Technology Experts at Grenada ICT Week by Gerard Best

    Prime Minister of Grenada, Dickon Mitchell, will be joined by a lineup of international technology experts when he delivers the feature address at the opening of the Grenada ICT Week at the Grenada Trade Centre this month. The highly anticipated event, which will be held from Monday 27th February to Friday 3rd March, is being […]

    February 10, 2023Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  14. Caribbean Security Operations Centre underway thanks to new alliance forged and vanguarded by Promotech

    Kailash M Pardasani, Director of Promotech just revealed his group will join with Zantech (Barbados) Limited to emerge as one company under Promotech. Zantech is an associated company of ASSL (Amalgamated Security Services Ltd). Mr. Pardasani added that the group will bring tremendous value, creating massive expansion capabilities locally and throughout the region and will […]

    February 3, 2023Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  15. “Caribbean Agency Delivers Swifter Justice in The Bahamas” by Gerard Best

    Judicial officers in The Bahamas have taken major steps towards a more modern, technology-enabled system of administration. A new agreement between the Bahamas Government and the Caribbean Agency for Justice Solutions will see the introduction of electronic filing and automated case management technology, making the dispensation of justice more efficient and effective for all users. […]

    January 21, 2023TechnologyNo comments
  16. NIA invests in top-of-the-line photo finish system for Nevis Athletics Stadium

    The Ministry of Education continues to enhance its athletic programme at the Nevis Athletics Stadium at Long Point with the recent addition of a top-of-the-line photo finish system. “This will go a long way to advancing track and field here on the island of Nevis. “When I assumed the role of Minister of Education some […]

    January 16, 2023AthleticsNo comments
  17. Export Barbados (BIDC) signs MOU with Alveo Technologies, Inc.

    Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry. Export Barbados (BIDC) has responsibility for advancing the life sciences industry of Barbados, which it […]

    January 11, 2023BusinessNo comments
  18. New Barbadian Banknotes are Now Circulating Today

    Barbados’ new series of banknotes is in circulation from today. The Central Bank of Barbados first announced the new series in April this year. At the time, it revealed that in addition to getting a design overhaul, the new notes would be made of polymer rather than the traditional cotton-based “paper” substrate. “After more than […]

    December 5, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  19. 50th Anniversary and Strokes of Genius: Ian Kenyon, Chief Executive Officer

    Getting to 50 is indeed an achievement in any context , cricket for one but in Business it really is quite a rare event. Based on global statistics only 45% of all Companies make it to their 5th birthday, only 36% to their 10th and only 21% to their 20th. The statistics then stop but […]

    November 18, 2022Business, Photo GalleryNo comments

    Massycard (Barbados) Limited (MCBL) signed an agreement for the sale of its credit card portfolio to Delta Payments Services (Barbados) Limited (Delta). Delta, a FinTech company incorporated in Barbados, is wholly owned by the Private Equity firm, Delta Capital Partners Limited. Delta’s objective is to build a leading digital payments services and consumer finance firm […]

    October 6, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Caribbean will welcome some of the biggest names in the fintech world this October to its first-ever global fintech summit. The Fintech Islands Experience (FiX 2022), produced by the US-based FinCAP Global LLC., takes place in Barbados from October 5 through 7 at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Attendees will participate in a three-day schedule […]

    August 21, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  22. DR’s monorail and cable car to be in operation by 2024

    The monorail under construction in Santiago will be in service by February 2024 and the Santiago cable car will begin operating in September 2023. The project builders Manuel Estrella, of Estrella Engineering and Jhael Isa, director of the Office of Uban and Interurban Mobility Projects took President Luis Abinader on a tour during his visit […]

    August 19, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  23. Nevisian Leader indicates Desalination plant is nearing implementation stage

    Plans to construct a solar powered desalination plant in Nevis are advancing towards the implementation stage, Premier Mark Brantley recently revealed. The Premier said through his diplomatic negotiations with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during his tenure as Foreign Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, he had successfully procured two such plants, […]

    August 19, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  24. SECRET HEADQUARTERS (2022) Owen Wilson

    Directors: Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman Writers: Josh Koenigsberg (screen writer), Henry Joost (screen writer) & Ariel Schulman (screen writer) Stars: Owen Wilson, Jesse Williams & Michael Peña

    July 22, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Innovation & digitization in MSME’s will drive Caribbean job growth

    The micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) of the Caribbean can drive job growth, especially through digitization in a “post-COVID” environment. This is according to the Caribbean Export Development Agency, which opined that the Caribbean must “look to areas such as business, cultural and recreational services, where we leverage the strengths of our MSMEs and […]

    July 8, 2022TechnologyNo comments