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IABC Barbados elects new leadership

Barbados’ corporate communicators and public relations practitioners have new leadership, following elections in the island’s lone communications association –– International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Barbados. President is Sophia Cambridge, a public relations manager with 15 years’ experience who served as president elect under the previous administration.   “During the past five years we have [...]

Not far enough

Barbados’ soca and calypso music is going places, but not fast enough. According to some producers, artistes, deejays, the quality of the music is improving and gives lots of hope for the future. Producer and entertainer Anderson Blood Armstrong said he was pleased with the level of music put out for 2014 and was glad [...]

Bracing for rains

Barbadians are being urged to remain vigilant as a tropical wave passes through the area. That advice from Director of Meteorological Service Hampden Lovell following today’s downgrade of Tropical Depression Number 2. “As we were anticipating, the system was downgraded to a tropical wave. Overnight the system was struggling to survive as it moved to [...]

Friday show of shows

Friday show of shows

It will be a show to rival all others. According to organizers of the VOB’s 40th Anniversary Calypso Monarchs In Concert, the show will be unlike anything the Barbadian public has ever seen before. At a meet-and-greet with the artistes last Thursday, producer of the event, Ronnie Davis, told Barbados TODAY that the show would [...]

RPB eyeing big break abroad

RPB eyeing big break abroad

 Recently, Bajan Vibes sat down with ten-time calypso monarch Red Plastic Bag at Three Houses Park in St Philip, his home parish, to speak to him about his journey over the last three decades. Below is an excerpt from the interview with our Reporter Davandra Babb.   What year did you start your calypso/Crop Over career? [...]

Sir Hilary: Time for justice

  Address delivered by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, chairman of the Caricom Reparations Commission, at House Of Commons, Parliament of Great Britain, Committee Room 14, on Thursday, July 16, 2014, 9 p.m.   Madam Chair, the distinguished Member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington Diane Abbott, other distinguished members of the House of [...]

Residents urged to brace for tropical depression

ST JOHN’S, Antigua –– Residents are being urged to monitor tropical depression number two, which is expected to hit the Leeward Islands by tomorrow or Friday this week. The warning comes from Met Office Director Keithley Meade, who said there was uncertainty on the development of the system, but it had the potential to become [...]

Teen has 232 teeth removed

MUMBAI – Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation. Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right jaw, Dr Sunanda Dhiware, head of Mumabi’s J.J. Hospital’s dental department, told the BBC. The teenager had been suffering for 18 months and travelled [...]

Time to take action, Mr Minister

Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. –– Mark 12:17.   Margaret Sivers and her team at the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) must be smiling all the way to the bank, or so it would only appear, given the current slew of taxes which we all [...]

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