Jim Carrey sued in death of girlfriend

20 September 2016

LOS ANGELES – The husband of Jim Carrey’s former girlfriend sued the actor on Monday, accusing him of illegally supplying Cathriona White with prescription drugs that resulted in her death. Carrey called the wrongful death lawsuit “a terrible shame”, in a statement,... Read More


CARIFESTA logo and jingle winners named

19 September 2016

MUSICIAN, WRITER AND composer Darin Holder and graphic artist Alan Lowe are the winners of the CARIFESTA XIII jingle and logo competition, respectively. They were presented with prizes of US$5 000 by Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford... Read More


Games of Throne, Veep top Emmys

19 September 2016

LOS ANGELES – Fantasy drama series Game of Thrones and comedy Veep won the top Emmys for a second straight year on Sunday, fending off challenges from newcomers. On a night when politics played large in the midst of an extraordinary 2016 U.S. election campaign, Veep... Read More


Shannon Harris is Miss Universe Barbados

18 September 2016

LAST NIGHT Shannon Harris became the first woman to call herself Miss Universe Barbados in nine years. So it was only fitting that she was crowned at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre with a tiara worth $10 000 by former title holder Jewel Garner. The 21-year... Read More


Weekend Buzz September 16, 2016

16 September 2016

In the Weekend Buzz: Crop Over's big winners get another chance in the spotlight. The Richard Stoute Teen Talent contest continues. Find out what's on this weekend. Read More


Theme of Denial still holds true

14 September 2016

TORONTO – Denial is the true story of a Jewish woman who had to prove in court that the Holocaust had taken place, but it also has a timely message for present day society, according to director Mick Jackson. Denial, which premiered at the Toronto International Film... Read More


Shouting 'Liar, liar,' protesters disrupt Lochte's dancing debut

13 September 2016

Dancing with the Stars host Tom Bergeron said on Tuesday he was shocked and unnerved by protesters who shouted "liar, liar" and rushed the stage after a live performance by Ryan Lochte, the gold-medal United States swimmer who made up a story about being robbed at the... Read More


NCF challenge

13 September 2016

THE NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION (NCF) has been charged with the task of finding creative ways to sustain the Crop Over Festival – economically. Speaking at the annual awards ceremony and reception, Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley urged the organisation to consider... Read More


Neesha nails it

09 September 2016

AFTER ANOTHER tough night for teens competing in the 40th season of the Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest, the fourth preliminary ended with a victory for young Neesha Welch. Sunday’s showdown at the Divi Southwinds Resort, St Lawrence, was a mini repeat of last... Read More


Rihanna praised by BHTA

07 September 2016

LOCAL SUPERSTAR Robyn Rihanna Fenty has come in for high praise from the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), for consistently identifying with her Bajan roots on the international stage. In congratulating RiRi on being awarded the 2016 MTV Video Music... Read More


OUT & ABOUT: SOS for live bands

06 September 2016

REMEMBER BACK when live bands dominated Barbados’ music scene? If your answer is yes, well you are in good company because entertainers Adrian Clarke (AC) and Alison Hinds both have fond memories of when their respective bands ruled and the use of deejays and computerised... Read More


Q hits NY again

06 September 2016

“Q” WAS IN the New York community once again at the weekend as a large Barbadian-dominated crowd turned out for an afternoon of food, fun, festivities, dancing and karaoke. Dr Donna Hunte-Cox, Barbados’ Consul General in New York, addressed the Q In The Community... Read More


LAWYER: No gun found at Chris Brown’s house

04 September 2016

LOS ANGELES – A lawyer for Chris Brown said on Friday that the pop star cooperated with police after a woman called 911 from his Los Angeles home and that contrary to her claims that he pointed at gun at her, no such weapon was found. Brown, 27, was arrested on suspicion... Read More


Weekend Buzz September 2, 2015

02 September 2016

In the Weekend Buzz: Warrior King performs at a concert to honour women. Something new is coming to Honey Jam this year. Find out what's buzzing this weekend. Read More


Journey for 2 Mile Hill

02 September 2016

AFTER MAKING HIS MARK on the open mic segment at Mahalia’s Corner, to being featured as a spotlight artiste last year, come Sunday, Joaquin will be the featured artiste. For any upcoming artiste, getting the first taste at performing live is vital and for another... Read More


Rashida rules

02 September 2016

THE 40TH SEASON of the annual Richard Stoute Teen Talent contest is heating up and last Sunday’s prelim was nothing short of a Gold Cup race. Held at the Divi Southwinds resort in St Lawrence, all the contestants were satisfactory, but there were a few who stood... Read More


VIDEO: Bashment Soca Finals 2016

31 August 2016

HIGHLIGHTS from the Bashment Soca Finals. This is a new event introduced for Crop Over 2016 and crowd favourite Stiffy took top prize with Tek Off Something. Read More


VIDEO: Kadooment Day 2016

31 August 2016

HIGHLIGHTS from the 2016 Republic Bank Grand Kadooment at the National Stadium. This marks the climax of the Crop Over Festival. Read More


Selena Gomes taking a break

31 August 2016

POP SINGER SELENA GOMEZ said on Tuesday she was taking time out to deal with panic attacks and depression thought to be a side effect of her lupus disease. Gomez, 24, issued the statement in the midst of her Revival world tour, and about a year after revealing that... Read More


Chris Brown arrested after altercation at home

31 August 2016

LOS ANGELES – Pop star Chris Brown was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday after a daylong standoff and search at his Los Angeles home that began when a woman called 911 in the predawn hours, police said. Brown, 27, denied any wrongdoing... Read More


VIDEO: Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest - 2nd Preliminary

30 August 2016

Highlights from the second preliminary of the 2016 Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest. Tahirah Gibbons may have been the youngest act, but that didn’t stop her from stealing the show away from others twice her age. Read More




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