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  1. U.S. and UK Governments Support Training on National Case File Standards in Barbados

    The Governments of the United States of America and the United Kingdom continue to provide assistance to the criminal justice system in Barbados by supporting the introduction of national case file standards. Standardizing criminal case file management is expected to reduce delays in the hearing of criminal matters and increase public confidence in the criminal […]

    January 29, 2023CrimeNo comments
  2. First Road Fatality of 2023 on West Coast

    Officers are investigating a Road traffic collision that occurred about 11:20 pm on Saturday 7th January 2023 along Weston, St. James. It involved a motor car owned and driven by a 31-year-old man of Little Bay, St. Lucy and a pedestrian. The pedestrian died on spot. He was identified as 50-year-old Malachy Raymond Weedon, a […]

    January 9, 2023Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Barbados urged to make British Parliamentarian give back property for family’s slave past

    C A V E A T Received this via anonymous remailer, the story has appeared in many UK dailies. The Draxes must go! They should donate all their property to the people of Barbados as retribution so that we can develop the whole property as an International Slave Museum. The house would be retained to […]

    December 18, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. Caterham Caribbean Cup 2023 heads for Bushy Park

    British sports car manufacturer Caterham Cars will round off its 50th Anniversary year in 2023 with a unique race meeting at Bushy Park Barbados. The Caterham Caribbean Cup, supported by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc (BTMI) ran from Friday to Sunday, November 24 to 26, bringing its special brand of wheel-to-wheel racing to the region for […]

    December 15, 2022RallyNo comments
  5. Lionsgate releases “One Year Off”, a film produced on Nevis

    Lionsgate entertainment company has released yet another MSR Media movie filmed on the island of Nevis.   On the heels of the international release of MSR’s “Christmas in Paradise”, the romantic comedy “One Year Off” starring Jeff Fahey (Lost), Nathalie Cox (Clash of the Titans), Chad Michael Collins (Sniper franchise), and Ray Fearon (Father Christmas Is Back), has […]

    December 11, 2022Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Entrepreneur and Music Exec of Dominican Heritage, Riki Bleau, Makes Powerlist of the UK’s Most Influential People

    The son of Dominicans, music executive Riki Bleau, is the only Dominican to make it to the 2023 Powerlist, an annual directory of the 100 most influential people of African or African Caribbean heritage in the United Kingdom.  First launched in 2007, the Powerlist highlights the work of Black leaders in several professional sectors. “It’s really […]

    December 5, 2022MusicNo comments
  7. Montserrat and British Overseas Territories Youth Parliamentarians Make History at UK’s House of Commons

    Montserrat was one of eight British Overseas Territories (BOTs) which made history on Friday at the UK House of Commons in Westminster Palace. This was the 12th sitting of the British Youth Parliament. Members from across England debated the Impact of Discrimination on Health, and Environment and Health. This was the first time that representatives […]

    November 18, 2022PoliticalNo comments
  8. “No trust in Truss: General elections should be called” By Sir Ronald Sanders

    The present Conservative party in Britain has now established a remarkable list of records; none of them good. Liz Truss, who has now resigned as leader of the Party and Prime Minister, has the record for serving the shortest period as Prime Minister in the history of Britain. Kwasi Kwarteng, who she appointed as Finance […]

    October 22, 2022Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  9. Difficult Conversations – The Age of Lump

    The Fair-Trading Commission’s rate hearings are tragically amusing. Essentially, Emera (BL&P) are telling Barbadians that 1 + 1 = 38.692. Based on the recent pattern, it is foreseen that FTC will find that 1 + 1 is a number higher than 32. Several intervenors are using evidence and reason to show that it is sheer […]

    October 4, 2022Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  10. CONDOLENCE BOOK OPEN FOR THE LATE QUEEN ELIZABETH II

    The British High Commission wishes to inform members of the public that following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, a condolence book has been opened at the office of the High Commission, Lower Collymore Rock, St Michael. The hours of access are as follows: Monday – Thursday 12 – 15 September 9.00 am […]

    September 13, 2022EventsNo comments
  11. CARICOM’s MESSAGE ON LEARNING OF THE DEATH OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II

    Message from CARICOM Chairman H.E. President Chandrikapersad  Santokhi of Suriname, on the death of Queen Elizabeth II The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) expresses its deep regrets at the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland and Head of the Commonwealth which includes nine of our Member States, and all five of […]

    September 8, 2022Events, FeaturedNo comments
  12. “The Queen has died: Long live her legacy” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    C A V E A T The views expressed by Sir Ronald Sanders do not necessarily reflect the views and thoughts of many Post-Colonial Caribbean peoples nor indeed the staff and management of The Bajan Reporter, nevertheless we respect the right for alternative views. Despite whatever the DLP or the UPP may try to subliminally […]

    September 8, 2022Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  13. BARBADIAN AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP

    Fourteen Chevening scholarships – fully funded by the British Government, were awarded to successful candidates from Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines. The recipients will pursue one year Master’s Degrees at a number of renowned Universities in the UK. British High Commissioner to Barbados and the […]

    September 7, 2022Education, FeaturedNo comments
  14. THE UNDECLARED WAR (2022) Simon Pegg, Edward Holcroft, Maisie Richardson-Sellers

    In 2024, a leading team of analysts buried in the heart of GCHQ secretly works to ward off a foreign cyber-attack on the country’s electoral system.

    August 5, 2022Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST 2022

    The Caribbean International Film Fest (CIFF) will be held in the West Midlands, UK from September 17th –  24th and is supported by Film Hub Midlands, the British Film Institute and the UK National Lottery. The Caribbean International Film Fest is hosted by the UK-based Caribbean Pop-Up Cinema, a member of the British Federation of […]

    July 28, 2022Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Barbados’ team named for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

    There will be a strong contingent of athletes representing Barbados at the XXII Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held between July 28 and August 8, 2022. Commonwealth Games Barbados has announced a 65-member squad of 42 females and 23 males, slated to compete in 12 disciplines, including athletics, boxing, cricket and netball, in Birmingham, England. […]

    July 21, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Barbados Museum Launches Travelling Windrush Exhibition

    Wednesday, 22nd June marks Windrush Day, a day which recognises and honours the significant contributions, resilience and creativity of the Windrush Generation and their descendants. In commemoration of this the Barbados Museum & Historical Society in partnership with the Barbados National Library Service (NLS) has launched the travelling poster exhibition “The Enigma of Arrival; The […]

    June 22, 2022EducationNo comments
  18. PRIZEFIGHTER (2022) Russell Crowe

    At the turn of the 19th century, Pugilism was the sport of kings and a gifted young boxer fought his way to becoming champion of England.

    June 21, 2022Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. BARBADOS RALLY CLUB TO MARK 65th ANNIVERSARY

    With the dust hardly settled following the successful execution of Sol Rally Barbados 2022, the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) is urging “the older guard” to come out and help celebrate an important milestone in the Club’s history. The Shelbury Construction 65th Anniversary June Safari later this month (June 25/26) continues the legacy of the Club’s […]

    June 17, 2022RallyNo comments
  20. Windrush Documentation & Compensation Scheme: Help for people who have returned from the UK to the Caribbean

    The Reading Windrush Alliance is promoting the Windrush Documentation & Compensation Scheme to provide free legal support for you and your family who have settled in the UK but do not have the documents to prove it. We can help you apply for British citizenship or the right to live and work in the UK […]

    June 8, 2022Featured, TravelNo comments
  21. 3 THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING (Fantasy Movie – 2022) Idris Elba & Tilda Swinton, Dir. by George Miller

    A lonely scholar, on a trip to Istanbul, discovers a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom.

    May 31, 2022Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. Natalyah aims for EUK Soca Monarch title at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

    Following the release of her up-tempo Soca track ‘Proper‘, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca Sensation Natalyah is riding high on the success of this latest fruit of her labour. ‘Proper’ has earned her a place in the finals of 2022 Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch (EUKSM) competition set for June 5th during the ‘Big Platinum Festival‘ in […]

    May 18, 2022MusicNo comments
  23. British returnees boost the Historic class

    Three returning UK drivers complete the Historic class at Sol RB22. Scotland’s Robin Hamilton will pit his recently-built Gleaner Oil and Gas Talbot Sunbeam Lotus against the MkII Ford Escorts of Sean Kukula, whose entry was confirmed last month, Dick Mauger and Chris Shooter, along with the local entries of John Corbin and Harold Morley. […]

    May 6, 2022RallyNo comments
  24. BARBADOS HOSTS THE BIRMINGHAM 2022 QUEEN’S BATON RELAY

    Today, 22 April, the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Barbados, reaching the 53rd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting. Arriving from Trinidad and Tobago, the Baton officially touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport this morning at approximately 10:30 a.m. There to formally welcome the […]

    April 23, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  25. Ten Percent – new British comedy inspired by acclaimed French original series, ‘Call My Agent!’

    Starring Jack Davenport, Hiftu Quasem and Jim Broadbent with celeb cameos including Helena Bonham Carter, Olivia Williams, David Oyelowo and Dominic West – is coming 28 April to Prime Video.  

    April 15, 2022Culture, Video GalleryNo comments