Beres calls for end to gun violence
Jamaica Observer

In a recent post-performance press conference in Barbados, Jamaican Reggae Star Beres Hammond addressed reports of a rise in criminal activity in that country.He said gun crime was uncharacteristic of the Caribbean...

NIFCA still making an impact
Nation News

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) is still making a significant impact on the island’s cultural landscape. Culture Minister, Stephen Lashley, shared this view as he delivered...

Juggling for carnival - Music mix at events raises concerns
Jamaica Gleaner

Unlike other Caribbean countries such as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago, where soca music is deeply rooted in their culture, carnival in Jamaica portrays only a fraction of what...

Juggling for carnival - Music mix at events raises concerns
Jamaica Gleaner

Unlike other Caribbean countries such as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago, where soca music is deeply rooted in their culture, carnival in Jamaica portrays only a fraction of what...

RPB might not compete
Nation News

  There could be a different Sweet Soca monarch next year, as reigning king Red Plastic Bag has signalled he won’t be competing in 2018. “Competition is not on the cards for me right now,” disclosed...

Bajans home safely
Nation News

Fourteen passengers who were originally scheduled to enjoy a seven-day cruise aboard the Carnival Glory beginning last Saturday from Miami arrived safely at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday...

Rihanna gets street
Jamaica Observer

The Barbados' Government has renamed a street after pop singer Rihanna.The singer, who attended the name-changing ceremony last Thursday, saw Westbury New Road renamed Rihanna Drive.She lived there until she was...

Entertainment on the wire
Jamaica Gleaner

Street named after Rihanna in Bridgetown, BarbadosRihanna has thanked the "community" in her hometown of Bridgetown, Barbados, after officials named a street after her.The 29-year-old singer grew up in the country's...

Live Video: Carifesta Showcase Performance
Bernews

This evening [Dec 3] at the Ruth Seaton James auditorium, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is hosting the Carifesta Showcase, featuring Bermuda’s delegation to Carifesta XIII. “The purpose of the...

Lesley’s journey ends
Nation News

The Miss Universe journey ended last night for local queen Lesley Chapman-Andrews. Just after 9 p.m., host Steve Harvey announced the Top 16 live from Axis at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, with Chapman-Andrews...

Barbados stamps its mark on Caribbean food
Montserrat Reporter

Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Online  by Franka Philip     The Barbados Food and Rum Festival kicked off with the Oistins Bay Gardens Cookoff where locals and tourists sampled fresh seafood. The Barbados Food...

Barbados Tridents move up ranking
Nation News

Barbados jumped six spots to 154th while Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz have regained the top spot in the Caribbean Football Union rankings, taking over from French Caribbean neighbours Haiti in the latest release...

More to do after NIFCA
Nation News

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) is not the end of the line for the National Cultural Foundation’s (NCF) involvement in the various artistic expressions and disciplines showcased...

13th Annual Diamond Mineral Water Hockey Festival hits off today
Kaieteur News

The 2017 season will close off with the Diamond Mineral Water Hockey Festival that will feature teams from Barbados along with representation from the recent Indoor Pan American Cup Champions Trinidad & Tobago. This...

Dancehall halo over Forde's night angels
Jamaica Gleaner

Janelle 'Jin' Forde, a young Barbadian/Trinidadian designer, won over the hearts of those keeping a keen eye on the costumes at the Xodus Carnival band launch last Saturday. While the main sections of the band's League of...

Ninjaman found guilty
Nation News

KINGSTON – Dancehall artiste Ninjaman was found guilty of murder a short while ago in the Supreme Court.  Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, was charged along with his son Jahneil with...

Reminder to employ licensed security guards
Nation News

As some Barbadians prepare to stage fetes for Independence and the yuletide season, they are being reminded that the security guards they employ should be licensed. This reminder has come from Security...

Visitors dart off with titles
Nation News

Scotsman Glen McGrandle and Kim Bellay of Canada captured the men’s and women’s singles titles, when the curtain came down on the 16th Harrows Barbados Darts Festival at Solidarity House on Sunday night....

Visitors take honours on first night of Darts Festival
Nation News

The 16th Harrows Barbados Darts Festival kicked off in style at Solidarity House on Friday night with the visitors to the Caribbean demonstrating their honed darting skills, game management and mental...

Americans dominate at Water Festival
Nation News

Americans David Heron and Taylor Abbott dominated the Men’s 1.5K and 5K swims while compatriot Chelsea Colwill, a Pan American Games medallist, captured the 1.5K and 10K races at the 6th Barbados Open...

Bad parents
Nation News

SOME PARENTS PREFER to jam all night at fetes rather than give their children a jam sandwich to take to school on mornings for breakfast. This was the lament of the Salvation Army spokesman, Major...

Barbadian Film Opens In UK Cinemas
Nation News

Since its world premiere at the Barbados film festival in January 2017, A Caribbean Dream, written and directed by Barbadian Shakirah Bourne, has gone to receive a handful of awards including Best Feature...

Lesley ready for the universe
Nation News

Lesley Chapman-Andrews spoke her success into existence. So to those who knew her, it was no surprise when the 26-year-old strutted her way to be crowned as the newest Miss Universe Barbados (MUB)...

Daniel to test Vincy strip
Nation News

Multi-island motorcycle record holder Barbadian Kelvin “Bird” Daniel is leading a three-man team to the St Vincent Independence Festival drag race meet at the E.T. Joshua Raceway this weekend. Daniel,...

Living through art
Nation News

In 2014, Sheri AnnMarie Nicholls won National Festival Independence of Creative Arts gold as a first time entry and also the coveted Prime Minister’s Scholarship for outstanding work. Since then, the...

Mas in The Gap
Nation News

St Lawrence Gap was alive with the sweet sounds of carnival yesterday afternoon. The sun was hot, the music hotter and the 200-plus people who wined their way through the Gap and on to Sandals Resort...

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