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Triple ‘I do’

Triple ‘I do’

SAO PAULO, Brazil – Guests at a wedding in southern Brazil might have thought they had had too much champagne to drink, but they were not seeing triple. There were indeed three identical brides. Triplets Rafaela, Rochele and Tagiane Bini were married on March 21 in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in a […]

Alison Hinds to perform at Jamaica carnival

Alison Hinds to perform at Jamaica carnival

After a three-year absence from the local stage, Bajan soca queen Alison Hinds is expected to return with a bang to Smirnoff St Ann Carnival at Fantasy Beach in Jamaica tomorrow. In a telephone interview with the Jamaica Observer, Hinds said she was elated about returning to ‘The Rock’. “I am extremely happy and very, […]

Easter fish in low supply

Easter fish in low supply

This Good Friday/Easter is shaping up to be a “fish-less” one for Bajans. And this is not for lack of demand; but of supply. From Bridgetown to Moontown, the consensus is that there is not enough fish to go around. Today a Barbados TODAY team, visiting the several fish markets around the island, observed that […]

He bakes a cut above the rest, Cooke says

He bakes a cut above the rest, Cooke says

He will tell you upfront that his baking and cooking are not like the rest in the market. Caleb Cooke, 29, is the owner of Cooke’s Finest, a company that specializes in catering –– mainly pastries. The entrepreneur told Barbados TODAY that while it was never his intention to own a business, now that he […]

Praises in true Caribbean rhythm

Praises in true Caribbean rhythm

It was three and a half hours of festive praise expressed in true Caribbean style.   Caribbean Praisefest — The Barbados Edition therefore lived up to its name when it came off Saturday evening at the Wildey Gymnasium before a relatively small, but interactive audience. With Minister of Social Care and Community Development Steve Blackett […]

Tribute to Emile in song

Tribute to Emile in song

The second staging of Mosaic put on by the Harrison College Parent-Teacher Association came off last weekend at Frank Collymore Hall. Entitled Mosiac 2: Looking Back To The Future, the show featured several artistes over Saturday and Sunday, including DJ Simmons, Lee Chandler, Simon Pipe and Adrian Green, among many others. On Sunday, there was […]

Today’s Fashion – Cooke’s Style

Today’s Fashion – Cooke’s Style

Cakes and fashion are his passion! So why not mix the two?      

Film-making: Roaring engine of growth

Film-making: Roaring engine of growth

Hit For Six was the first big budget film released by a Barbadian production team. The Alison Saunders-Franklin-guided production, seen in several key markets, was said to have a budget of over $600,000. Years passed before we would see the dawning of the Hush series, which again took the Broken Trident into cinemas in Barbados […]

UWI double jump

UWI double jump

Students at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) put down their books and gave studying a break today to take part in the annual Carnival. Just over 300 revelers took part in the jump down Spring Garden as the event, which took a break last year, was back on stream. […]