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  • Barbados government okays Communist Party of China to educate young Barbadians

    Barbados Free Press
    BFP
    4 Sep 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Barbados’ Minister of Education Ronald Jones gushed with fawning excitement at the unveiling of a plaque to announce that the Communist Party of China will now be teaching our young people their version of China’s history, foreign affairs and human … Continue reading →
  • Fraud Squad takes over car probe

    Barbados News latest RSS headlines - Barbados News.net
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    Station Sergeant in charge of the squad, Mark White, told Barbados TODAY this afternoon the department had now received official complaints from Globe Finance and Nassco Limited regarding motor ...
  • Police followed protocol with Watts

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    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:44 am
    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police said yesterday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car. Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in Django Unchained, says she was unjustly handcuffed and detained Thursday after refusing to provide identification and walking away from officers responding to a report of lewd conduct in a car along Ventura Boulevard in Studio City. Watts said in an interview yesterday that she and her boyfriend, Brian Lucas, were kissing in the car and fully…
  • EDOUARD MOVING TOWARDS NORTH-NORTHWEST: SET TO BECOME MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY…

    The Bajan Reporter
    Bajan Reporter
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:55 pm
    SUMMARY OF 11:00 PM INFORMATION———————————————– LOCATION=29.0°N 56.9°W ABOUT 520 MILES ESE OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS=175 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT=NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 13 MPH MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE=963 MB/28.44 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————–THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ——————————AT 1100 PM AST THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EDOUARD…
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    11 Sep 2014 | 7:35 pm
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  • Fraud Squad takes over car probe

    16 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    Station Sergeant in charge of the squad, Mark White, told Barbados TODAY this afternoon the department had now received official complaints from Globe Finance and Nassco Limited regarding motor ...
  • Lil Man’s big win

    16 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    Rain that delayed proceedings for a lengthy period could not stop Antoine Lil Man Daniel from winning the Monarchs Of The Courts Road Tennis Competition and the top prize of $10,000 last ...
  • More practice funding needed for Davis Cup

    16 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    It will take a lot of competitive match practice and funding if Barbados are to be successful in the January 2015 Americas Group I Davis Cup tournament, says the island's non-playing captain ...
  • Mascoll cops silver medal

    16 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    Mascoll cops silver medal Mascoll cops silver medal Rising 16-year-old Barbados martial sport athlete Shackeem Mascoll, captured ...
  • Self-esteem and skills to the core

    16 Sep 2014 | 12:24 am
    It has become fashionable for politicians, commentators, and even some educators, to suggest ditching the pursuance of what they term academics in favour of the exploration of "certified" ...
 
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    NationNews - Barbados

  • Police followed protocol with Watts

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:44 am
    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police said yesterday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car. Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in Django Unchained, says she was unjustly handcuffed and detained Thursday after refusing to provide identification and walking away from officers responding to a report of lewd conduct in a car along Ventura Boulevard in Studio City. Watts said in an interview yesterday that she and her boyfriend, Brian Lucas, were kissing in the car and fully…
  • CBS ends deal with Rihanna

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:34 am
    NEW YORK (AP) – CBS and Rihanna are splitting up after more fallout from the Ray Rice incident. The network said today it was permanently editing a song featuring Rihanna’s voice out of its Thursday night NFL telecasts – after the singer issued a profane tweet about it. A portion of Jay-Z’s Run This Town featuring Rihanna was cut from last Thursday’s game because CBS was covering the controversy over Rice’s assault of his then-fiancee. CBS planned to use the song Thursday and for the rest of the season, but Rihanna tweeted, “CBS you pulled my song…
  • U2 teams up with Apple

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:26 am
    Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple’s iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a half-billion iTunes users for free, they’ve gotten an avalanche of publicity. But who's listening to it? The picture started to become clearer when Apple said yesterday that 33 million users downloaded or streamed Songs of Innocence in the first six days of its release. Apple says that’s a record, but for U2’s manager, Guy Oseary, the numbers weren’t really the point: The album will live on in users’ iCloud, and the band envisions new…
  • Dover Road closed for Sandals project

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:35 am
    Dover Road will be closed for the next five days. Infra Inc., a sub-contractor on the Sandals Redevelopment Project, will be carrying out excavation work across the width of the road between Sandals and the Turtle Beach boundary for the installation of underground services. As a result, Dover Road will be closed from tomorrow to Sunday and traffic will be diverted through Dover Gardens. Appropriate diversion signs will be erected to allow for a smooth flow of traffic. (PR/SAT)  
  • Ebola Isolation Unit at Enmore

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    16 Sep 2014 | 6:48 am
    Government has announced that an isolation centre specifically designed to handle chronic infectious diseases is being established on the grounds of Enmore, St Michael. Health Minister John Boyce made the announcement yesterday at a briefing with media managers at the Ministry of Health. The Minister said that the isolation centre, which is located in a refurbished building, would be ready by the end of this month, although work to fully outfit the building would continue. This is part of a preparedness response to the Ebola disease which is currently affecting six African countries. Boyce…
 
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    The Bajan Reporter

  • EDOUARD MOVING TOWARDS NORTH-NORTHWEST: SET TO BECOME MAJOR HURRICANE ON TUESDAY…

    Bajan Reporter
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:55 pm
    SUMMARY OF 11:00 PM INFORMATION———————————————– LOCATION=29.0°N 56.9°W ABOUT 520 MILES ESE OF BERMUDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS=175 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT=NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 13 MPH MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE=963 MB/28.44 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————–THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ——————————AT 1100 PM AST THE CENTER OF HURRICANE EDOUARD…
  • Barbados Free Press upholds Slave Labour Mentality – when both Blog & West Coast Restaurant are being “Persie’s”

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    15 Sep 2014 | 8:33 pm
    Took a while, but there were more important matters to handle, now they’re out of the way let’s look at how Barbados Free Press (BFP) has really become p*ss-poor now Marcus/James is longer there to steer the blog…“Scr*w the rich & famous. Most of them are a$$h*les anyway, with their sense of entitlement. Let them go somewhere else. This island would do a lot better of if we worried about the regular folk more and less about kissing the a$$ of the 1%.” (IMAGE VIA – Mirror UK)In one sense the anti-Muslim diatribe has been watered down, Allah’u…
  • CTO announces Caribbean Travel Awards 2014 (UK): Call for Submissions

    Bajan Reporter
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:16 pm
    The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is delighted to announce the launch of The Caribbean Travel Journalism Awards 2014, which will take place during World Travel Market 3-6 November 2014.Carol Hay, the CTO’s director of marketing for UK and Europe, commented, “The annual Caribbean Tourism Journalism Awards is a highly anticipated event and a fantastic opportunity to acknowledge the top quality writing of the UK media about the Caribbean, and to thank the media for its on-going support of the region. We very much look forward to celebrating all the participating writers and…
  • HBO LATIN AMERICA & DISNEY MEDIA DISTRIBUTION LATIN AMERICA EXTEND EXCLUSIVE FILM DEAL

    Bajan Reporter
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:07 pm
    HBO Latin America announced today a five-year extension of its current agreement with Disney Media Distribution Latin America, which offers Disney’s animated and live-action films to HBO subscribers everywhere in the region, excluding Brazil.“We are delighted to continue this long lasting partnership with one of the most iconic studios in the industry and to remain the proud carriers of Disney content in Latin America. This deal serves to complement our powerful lineup of theatrical releases from four major studios and critically acclaimed original programming, and furthers our…
  • DIGICEL BUSINESS HELPS JAMAICA’s BUSINESS DISTRICT DELIVER WORLD CLASS SERVICE

    Bajan Reporter
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:59 pm
    The Business District is Jamaica’s first private serviced office complex. Renting fully-furnished offices – physical and virtual – as specified by its clients, these can range from overseas companies looking to set up an international branch, companies running short-term projects, businesses that are downsizing or transitioning to start-ups and home-based operations. It offers affordable packages which include assignment of a unique telephone number and call answering service and clients also have access to a receptionist, a business address, a fax number – everything…
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    SurfinBarbados

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    11 Sep 2014 | 7:35 pm
    Adam , Shane , Axe and Tai @ soup bowl yesterday .wave size 1-3 ft The post surf tour barbados appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
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    16 Jun 2014 | 5:56 pm
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    Barbados TravelAdvisor

  • Foreign operator for Sam Lord’s

    20 Aug 2014 | 2:15 am
    "As early as next month Barbadians should know which international hotel chain brand will operate the hotel to be constructed on the former Sam Lord’s Castle property in St Philip.And according to chief executive officer of the Barbados Investment Inc. (BTI) Stuart Layne, construction of the new hotel on the 58 acres of land should begin by June next year with a targeted completion date of late 2017 or early 2018.Speaking to members of the media following a walk through of the property today, Layne said when the project commences it should provide jobs for at least 500 Barbadians in the…
  • Horror story beyond your imagination

    18 Jun 2013 | 12:34 pm
    "LAMENTING THAT BARBADOS’ tourism now seemed “like a horror story that has been just beyond your imagination”,  Opposition Leader Mia Mottley said yesterday it was not beyond Barbados’ capacity to make the industry soar by attracting a million land-based tourists by 2020.Mottley told the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association’s (BHTA) annual general meeting yesterday that there could be no economic recovery in Barbados without a tourism turnaround; and if her Barbados Labour Party held the Government, it would bring in a million tourists in seven years instead of only…
  • Royal Caribbean Orders Third Quantum Class Ship

    31 May 2013 | 12:44 pm
     Notwithstanding a disastrous fire at sea earlier this week which left passengers and crew shaken, Royal Caribbean today ordered yet another megaship to take you cruising the oceans: "Make that three Quantum class ships that are on the way at Royal Caribbean.The line today announced it had signed a contract with Germany's Meyer Werft shipyard for a third vessel in the much-awaited new series that will begin debuting next year."We are encouraged by the very positive response we received from travel agents and consumers when we first announced some of the unprecedented offerings on Quantum…
  • Drop In Fly-And-Flop Hurting Land Of The Flying Fish

    31 May 2013 | 10:15 am
    Mullins Beach - May 2013"Britons travelling long haul are beginning to forsake traditional seven-night beach holidays in favour of packing different experiences into one trip. That is the conclusion drawn by Hayes and Jarvis in its latest Long Haul Trend Report, which reveals that the destinations making waves in 2013 are ones which lend themselves to a combination of city, beach and culture or heritage tours.""Sean Dowd, Hayes and Jarvis Head of Commercial, said “While off-the-peg beach packages are still popular – especially four and five-star All Inclusive ones, there is no doubting…
  • Weather could prove deadly for thousands more ...

    26 Mar 2013 | 9:27 am
    "UK's coldest spring since 1963 claims 5,000 lives: Pensioners worst affected - and experts say final toll could be 'horrendous'2,000 extra deaths registered in just the first two weeks of March And for February, 3,057 extra deaths registered in England and Wales Campaigners warn weather could prove deadly for thousands more..."Read more: Barbados TravelAdvisor • View topic - Weather could prove deadly for thousands more ...
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    Mullins Bay Blog

  • Have you checked out the Mullins webcam lately?

    29 Aug 2014 | 9:58 am
    Take a peek now.
  • 6 Beaches to Visit Before They’re Gone

    8 Apr 2014 | 6:36 am
    6 Beaches to Visit Before They’re Gone: 'via Blog this'
  • Government Was Warned

    28 Jan 2014 | 5:21 am
    18 injured in minibus accident | Barbados Today: "18 injured in minibus accidentAdded by Dawne Parris on January 26, 2014.Saved under Local NewsPolice have confirmed that 18 people, including the driver, have been injured in the minibus accident which occurred in Gibbs, St Peter just after 4 pm today.Police PRO Inspector David Welch said the minibus overturned on to its right side when Wendell Piyotte lost control of the vehicle.Among the 18 people injured, five of them are in serious condition, including Piyotte, a resident of Upper Mount Standfast, St James.Inspector Welch said seven people…
  • West Coast Blog: Jetty Saved In Speightstown's Twin-City

    5 Jan 2014 | 11:52 am
    West Coast Blog: Jetty Saved In Speightstown's Twin-City: 'via Blog this'
  • Speightstown Jetty Petition

    11 Nov 2013 | 8:12 pm
    Repair the Speightstown Jetty post haste in order to: 1. Restore a popular recreational spot for the residents of Speightstown and beyond. 2. Boost tourism in the area - as the jetty was also popular with visitors. 3. Help to ignite the rebirth of Speightstown - one of the hardest hit communities in Barbados by the global economic recession (re: the closure of Almond Beach Village, etc.). Click here to sign petition: http://j.mp/StownJet
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    Barbados On The Blogs!

  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    15 Sep 2014 | 2:32 pm
    The Cricket Legends of Barbados Museum, scheduled to open this November, will include priceless West Indies cricket memorabilia and interactive information kiosks.
  • Fisher Pond Great House receives Winner's Dinners Award of Excellence

    15 Sep 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Barbados restaurant, Fisher Pond Great House was recently the recipient of a prestigious award at The Winners' Dinners Awards 2009/10!
  • Take Me To Barbados... for great savings!

    15 Sep 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Enjoy FREE nights and special offers on hotels, resorts, activities, attractions and car rentals when you travel to Barbados with the Take Me To Barbados promotion.
  • Three Barbados Hotels Win Fodor's Choice Award

    15 Sep 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Congratulations to Coral Reef Club, Peach and Quiet and Sandy Lane for winning the Fodor's Choice Award for 2009.
  • Barbados Heritage: Historic Bridgetown

    15 Sep 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Barbados has a rich history and a tradition of maintaining and restoring our historic buildings. Nowhere is this more evident than in the capital city of Bridgetown. Established by the early settlers of the island, Bridgetown has always been a hub of activity much of it centered around the local Parliament and the Careenage where ships from Europe (especially Britain) would bring in supplies and take back with them Barbados molasses, sugar and rum!
 
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