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  • ROAD FATALITY AT BULKELEY, ST GEORGE & SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT COVERLEY, CH CH

    The Bajan Reporter
    DevilsAdvocate
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:46 pm
    ROAD FATALITY BUCKLEY, ST GEORGEA serious accident occurred about 11.50 am on Friday 17th October, 2014 on Buckley Road, St. George, which resulted in the death British national Graeme Hatt, of The Mount, St. George.Hatt was the driver of a hired motor car which was involved in a collision with a container truck driven by Franklyn Sterling 48 years, of Hindsbury Road, St. Michael. Hatt died at the scene. Investigations are continuing.SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT COVERLEYA serious accident occurred about 10.00 am on Friday 17th October, 2014 at the junction of Coverley Road and Coverley Drive, Christ…
  • 125 and going strong

    Barbados News latest RSS headlines - Barbados News.net
    19 Oct 2014 | 11:22 pm
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  • Ricky Martin to perform at CAC Games

    NationNews - Barbados
    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    Puerto Rican pop star Ricky Martin will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Central American and Caribbean Games next month. Martin, 42, will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd edition of the Games, which are due get underway at the 26 000 capacity Luis Pirata Fuente Stadium in Veracruz, Mexico, on November 14. The Games are scheduled to last until November 30 and will be the fourth time they have been staged in Mexico. The three previous occasions were all in Mexico City, beginning with the inaugural event in 1926 followed by editions in 1954 and 1990. Port city Veracruz is the…
  • Great expectations for Barbados as visitors from the U.K. up 8% over last year

    Barbados Free Press
    BFP
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:16 pm
    UK long-stay visitors up, airline fuel prices down… This has possibilities for recovery A quoted 8 per cent increase in long stay visitors from the UK over the same period last year is very encouraging news. As often highlighted, it’s … Continue reading →
  • BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

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    Russell garrett
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
      The Scot’s from Aberdeen , having a blast @ inch marlow . wave size 2-3 ft , group size 6 beginners , success rate 100% , # instructors 2 . Happy surfers  everyone !       The post BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
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  • 125 and going strong

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:22 pm
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  • Jordan gets the nod

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:22 pm
    <br>Tourism consultant Colin Jordan has received the official nod to represent the St Peter constituency on the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) ticket in the next general election. ...
  • Jordan promises effective representation

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:22 pm
    Jordan was nominated unopposed at a meeting at the Alexandra School by Richard Arthur, brother of former Prime Minister Owen Arthur, who has been the representative for the northern constituency for ...
  • Foundation launched to aid marginalized residents

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:22 pm
    Edmund Hinkson greeting Leader of the Opposition Mia Mottley last night. <br>A foundation was formally launched last evening to provide financial and technical assistance to?marginalized ...
  • Bajan ‘ballers show off skills

    19 Oct 2014 | 11:14 pm
    <br>Over 40 players from the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) Under-21 programme were offered the opportunity of a lifetime yesterday, to put their skills on show at the Soccerex ...
 
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    NationNews - Barbados

  • Ricky Martin to perform at CAC Games

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    20 Oct 2014 | 4:19 am
    Puerto Rican pop star Ricky Martin will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Central American and Caribbean Games next month. Martin, 42, will perform at the Opening Ceremony of the 22nd edition of the Games, which are due get underway at the 26 000 capacity Luis Pirata Fuente Stadium in Veracruz, Mexico, on November 14. The Games are scheduled to last until November 30 and will be the fourth time they have been staged in Mexico. The three previous occasions were all in Mexico City, beginning with the inaugural event in 1926 followed by editions in 1954 and 1990. Port city Veracruz is the…
  • Kerry appeals to Asia

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:20 am
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - US Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Monday for Asian nations to step up their efforts to combat Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus. In Jakarta for the inauguration of Indonesia's new reformist president, Kerry took the opportunity to meet separately with the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot. Later Monday, he was to see Singaporean Prime Minster Lee Hsien Loong, Philippines Foreign Secretary Albert del Resario as well as the just inaugurated reformist Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who won…
  • John Holt dies

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:38 pm
    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Veteran Jamaican reggae singer John Holt died in a London hospital yesterday. He was 69. Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, confirmed the entertainer’s passing. “John died at 2:40 a.m. English time. His [John’s] nephew informed of his death,” Forbes told OBSERVER ONLINE. The cause of death is yet to be confirmed. Holt first gained popularity in the 1960s as the lead singer of the Paragons. In Barbados, he was also a regular act for the annual Vintage Reggae show. (Jamaica Observer/SAT)    
  • Docs: Ban travel

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:12 pm
    Resite the isolation centre and ban all travel to and from West Africa where the Ebola epidemic is rampant. Those are two things the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners (BAMP) wants to see done here as part of the effective management of Barbados’ response to the Ebola crisis. In a communiqué to its membership, BAMP slammed the decision to build the isolation unit next to a school, in a densely populated district, and on a compound which has a paediatric and ear, nose and throat outpatient clinics, along with the human resources department of the Queen Elizabeth…
  • 42 move up

    sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:11 pm
    A new acting deputy Commissioner of Police heads a list of 42 temporary promotions taking effect today in the Royal Barbados Police Force. The move will see all those who are engaged in legal action against the Police Service Commission (PSC) removed from any acting positions they hold and returned to their substantive posts. This includes some of the 15 officers who are challenging the PSC over their non-promotion two years ago, and Acting Deputy Commissioner Seymour Cumberbatch, who has an ongoing High Court action in respect of the position of deputy commissioner. The acting appointments…
 
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    The Bajan Reporter

  • ROAD FATALITY AT BULKELEY, ST GEORGE & SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT COVERLEY, CH CH

    DevilsAdvocate
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:46 pm
    ROAD FATALITY BUCKLEY, ST GEORGEA serious accident occurred about 11.50 am on Friday 17th October, 2014 on Buckley Road, St. George, which resulted in the death British national Graeme Hatt, of The Mount, St. George.Hatt was the driver of a hired motor car which was involved in a collision with a container truck driven by Franklyn Sterling 48 years, of Hindsbury Road, St. Michael. Hatt died at the scene. Investigations are continuing.SERIOUS ACCIDENT AT COVERLEYA serious accident occurred about 10.00 am on Friday 17th October, 2014 at the junction of Coverley Road and Coverley Drive, Christ…
  • Tell Us What Matters to You – Flow Reaches Out to its Customers

    Bajan Reporter
    17 Oct 2014 | 8:31 pm
    Columbus Communications, operators of the Flow and Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) brands, today asked customers to tell them how they feel about Flow’s service. The online regional survey will be carried out in all eight countries across the Caribbean where the company currently operates. It is a part of a multi-pronged approach to gain customers’ feedback on their experience with the organization.“This survey is one of many initiatives that we are undertaking as part of an organized approach to integrate the discipline of customer experience into our operations,”…
  • CDEMA ISSUES NOTE TO PARTICIPATING STATES ON EBOLA VIRUS

    AirBourne
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:58 pm
    The World Health Organization (2014) has declared an outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) as ongoing in Western Africa; with Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea being the most seriously affected. To date, there have been over 8,000 cases reported with over 4,000 deaths (WHO, 2014). Recent cases of the virus being contracted in Spain and the United States of America have also been reported.As a result, the CDEMA Coordinating Unit (CU) is disseminating this correspondence to its Participating States and the media in order to provide basic information about the virus and to strongly encourage…
  • “Barbados Heat” – Murder Mystery set here gives us a failing grade: Sad thing? Most of it, is Accurate!

    AirBourne
    17 Oct 2014 | 7:17 pm
    Take Barry White’s voice and mash it into Dr Dre’s body, make him an unofficial sidekick of the hero – add a situation which mimics yet exceeds Al & Tipper Gore’s campaign to put warning labels on compact discs then place a grisly murder connected to an earlier and even grislier murder which fell under a tropical setting and you pretty much have Don Bruns’ second musical mystery “Barbados Heat.”The hero seems like an alternative version of MTV’s Kurt Loder and he is initially drawn to a case where the suspect is his former best friend who…
  • In early 2015, Flow plans to open the Video On Demand market in Barbados

    AirBourne
    16 Oct 2014 | 8:20 pm
    Before 2015 is over, 95% of Barbadians across the island should be able to subscribe and install easily via Columbus Barbados’ bundled service – plus the fastest growing telecoms solution is also taking steps to ensure Barbadian content is available on their network and with monetary potential for local film-makers…Videographer Jimmy Gittens expressing his gratitude how all walks of Barbados’ motoring community recognise his programme’s effort in pushing Motorsport and with Flow’s help – Gittens wants to penetrate Flow’s other markets such as…
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  • BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    10 Oct 2014 | 6:44 pm
      The Scot’s from Aberdeen , having a blast @ inch marlow . wave size 2-3 ft , group size 6 beginners , success rate 100% , # instructors 2 . Happy surfers  everyone !       The post BEGINNER SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:02 pm
    Matthew @ the SLAB , beach demo before hitting the water. the wave size for beginner surf lessons is usually 2-3 ft , this allows the students to learn quickly and not just paddle around for 2 hrs getting battered by wave after wave . At surf in barbados you will be surfing your board The post SURF SCHOOL BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • SURFBOARD RENTALS BARBADOS

    Russell garrett
    23 Sep 2014 | 3:55 pm
    This is a picture of Matthew showing off a few of our rental longboards @ the dreadordead high street shop in Hastings. we have 2 other locations , one in Atlantic shores 5 min to Freights bay and 3 min to southpoint , two of our premier breaks in Barbados. the 3rd locatoin is @ The post SURFBOARD RENTALS BARBADOS appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
  • surf tour barbados

    surfinbarbados
    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.
  • Welcome to our updated website!

    surfinbarbados
    16 Jun 2014 | 5:56 pm
    One of the reasons surf in barbados is the # 1 surf school in Barbados is attention to detail , After 1 surf lesson @ surinbarbados you will have all the information you need to continue surfing by yourself. Our equipment is always fresh giving you the confidence to perform your personal best. Our instructors The post Welcome to our updated website! appeared first on SurfinBarbados.
 
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    West Coast Blog

  • Serious Charge

    24 Sep 2014 | 9:14 am
    >>>Sir Cliff Richard is ­aiming to start a new life in Barbados once he has cleared his name in a child-sex investigation, friends have told the Sunday People.They claim the 73-year-old megastar is the victim of a ­police witch-hunt.And they insist he will move to the West Indian paradise as soon as he has proved his innocence.Sir Cliff owns a sprawling £6million estate – complete with a luxury villa – on the Commonwealth island.And he took out citizenship there two years ago.<<<Read more:…
  • Beaches Heywoods Being Pushed Back

    19 Aug 2014 | 1:57 am
    Have the ghosts of Paradise Beach Club already landed in Haywoods?  Are we now seeing emerging one of the reasons why Sandals' Butch Stewart recently out of the blue bought Almond Beach Village outright off the hands of the government of Barbados at bargain basement?  It is suspected that the other reason had to do with the nascent calls from the operators of the section of ABV that's open for the entire St. Peter property to be turned over them for a quick and cheap re-opening.  Now that Butch got his way, any deviation from announced plans the question…
  • No Sugar In Sugar Hill

    16 Aug 2014 | 9:12 pm
    Click image to enlarge"His £3million Algarve farm and his £6million plantation-style villa in Barbados are his pride and joy. He spends more time there than he does at the apartment that was raided yesterday, which he bought in 2008.He shrugged recently that he spends 'a week here, a week there' in Britain and it has been revealed that he is not even a UK resident any longer as he spends so little time in the country. He is domiciled instead in Barbados, where he spends each winter."Read more:…
  • Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Make Waves On West Coast

    26 Mar 2014 | 6:29 am
    See more: Jessica Biel enjoys a break with Justin Timberlake | Mail Online: 'via Blog this'
  • Jetty Saved In Speightstown's Twin-City

    5 Jan 2014 | 11:50 am
    Jetty Saved In Speightstown's Twin-City - Charleston, SC. Is anyone paying attention in Barbados? Click here for more - http://j.mp/19WVWmX.From Wikipedia:"Speightstown has been twinned with:England - Reading, Berkshire, England (since 2003)United States - Charleston, South Carolina (since November 1997), the original parts of which were based on the plans of Barbados's capital city Bridgetown. Many dispossessed indigo, tobacco and cotton planters departed from Speightstown along with their slaves and helped found Charleston after there was a wholesale move to adopt sugar cane cultivation in…
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    Mullins Bay Blog

  • Local Hero Finally Getting Well Deserved National Recognition

    24 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    Barbados' Minister of Culture & Sports Stephen Lashley admires the bronze medal won by local Road View resident Shane Brathwaite atthe recent Commonwealth Games in Scotland.Follow the story here: http://j.mp/ShanesHome
  • Trapped On Mullins Beach

    22 Sep 2014 | 4:34 pm
    "There was a time, I used to look into my father's eyes In a happy home, I was a king, I had a golden throne, Those days are gone, now the memory's on the wall I hear the songs from the places where I was born..."Am I the only one left in Road View/Mullins, who finds resonance in these opening lyrics from Sweedish House Mafia's hit song "Don't You Worry Child" as I try to walk the beach in the Mullins Bay area?  See, I was practically born on this beach, just over the road in Bayfield on the site where the telephone exchange is located.  I remember a time when…
  • 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…
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    Barbados On The Blogs!

  • Barbados is have own Cricket Museum

    19 Oct 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

    19 Oct 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!

    19 Oct 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

    19 Oct 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

    19 Oct 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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