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Trippy Wednesdays are back!

Trippy Wednesdays are back!

After a brief hiatus, the popular end-of-month, mid-week cruise has returned bigger and better than ever before, but aboard a different vessel. Last Wednesday, just over 300 partygoers jumped on board the MV Dream Chaser to dance their cares away. The party cruise, which has traditionally been held on the Jolly Roger, set sail just […]

New Bajan king and queen

New Bajan king and queen

There is a new Mr and Miss Barbados in town. Last Sunday, Sage Belgrave and Beviny Payne were adjudged winners of the Mr and Miss Barbados Caribbean Pageant, following a keenly contested battle at the Queen’s Park Steel Shed. The competition, which is in its third year, saw nine contestants doing battle for the coveted […]

The enchanting Jessica Rose

The enchanting Jessica Rose

There is nothing more lovely than a rose in full bloom. Its beauty is bewitching, much like Jessica Hunte, also known as Jessica Rose, when she graces the stage with her natural beauty and captivating voice to stir even the stillest of men. Her performances are both enchanting and enthralling. The 19-year-old professional contemporary jazz […]

Crop Over pre-party

Crop Over pre-party

Crop Over may be some months away, but one local Foreday Morning band is already trying to get the summer festival started. Adinkra has launched its Crop Over pre-party entitled, ‘Soca Saturdays’, which runs from January 27 until February 10 at the Payne’s Plaza car park, Collymore Rock, St Michael. Organizers Damien Best and Ryan […]

Morgan Heritage to rock the Gymnasium

Morgan Heritage to rock the Gymnasium

The royal family of reggae will be making an appearance in Barbados on March 16 at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium. Grammy award winning reggae band Morgan Heritage will headline what promises to be a thrilling night of performances. Barbados is one of the stops the group will be making on their Avrakedabra World Tour, which […]

20 years of ruk-a-tuk

20 years of ruk-a-tuk

Twenty years of existence for any organization is always cause for celebration, especially one that has done so much to shape the cultural landscape of Barbados. Ruk-A-Tuk Inc., better known as Ruk-A-Tuk International, marked its anniversary on Sunday with an intimate gathering for friends and supporters at the Barbados Public Workers’ Credit Union’s auditorium on […]

Sailing time

Sailing time

Barbados has a new party boat. The MV Dream Chaser has been fully operational for less than month and already it is receiving the stamp of approval from partygoers and other members of the local entertainment fraternity. Co-owner of the vessel Captain John Moore described the response to date as “overwhelming”. “So far everyone that […]

Safety first

Safety first

As Barbados joined with 130 countries around the world in celebrating Safer Internet Day, the island’s leading telecommunications provider today pledged to do more to safeguard the most vulnerable Internet users, namely children and the elderly. “We are aware of examples of phishing, identity theft, and cyberbullying in Barbados, so we are working closely with […]

Fortress signs on to global code of ethics

Fortress signs on to global code of ethics

Local investment firm Fortress Fund Managers has announced its intention to comply with the strictest international practices by chartered financial analysts. It has signed on to the asset manager code of conduct by CFA Institute, which describes itself as “the largest association of investment professionals in the world”. Chief Investment Officer of Fortress Advisory & […]