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Bajan dancers to take centre stage tonight

03 April 2019

Today is the big day for Aisha Comissiong, Zhane Padmore, Asha Weekes, Nandi Yard, Keisha Dowridge and Shameka Walters. In January these were the six local dancers who were hand-picked to join the Brooklynettes for Barbados Night, which will be celebrated at the... Read More

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Suites price not so sweet

29 March 2019

Barbadians are not sweetening up to a suite deal on offer.They are expressing outrage on social media about a $14 500 price tag for suites at the upcoming Buju Banton concert – The Long Walk to Freedom. Read More

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New-look Crop Over coming

16 March 2019

Many changes are coming to Crop Over 2019. Chief executive officer at the National Cultural Foundation, Carol Roberts-Reifer, made the official announcement yesterday at Ilaro Court during a sponsors’ reception. Read More

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De Rock crushes opponents

15 March 2019

He was solid as a rock. Savir De Rock Browne is the king of calypso at Blackman and Gollop Primary School. Last Saturday night at the Christ Church school, he beat Relissa Re Re Mitchum, Kamal King K Roberts, and Faith Star Diamond Gunn into second, third, and fourth... Read More

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Big changes for bashment competition

14 March 2019

The Yello International Bashment Soca competition is moving to the beach and it’s not taking the Sweet Soca and Party Monarch semi-finals with it. This means there is no more Phenomenal Friday event. Read More

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Controversy brewing over Crop Over changes

14 March 2019

Two days shy of the sponsors’ launch for Crop Over 2019, there is already controversy. The Sweetest Summer Festival may be in for some major changes following a meeting with tent managers and newly appointed National Cultural Foundation (NCF) chief executive officer,... Read More

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Biggest US college fraud bust nets actors Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin

12 March 2019

BOSTON – Federal authorities arrested dozens on Tuesday for a $25 million scheme to help wealthy Americans, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and some CEOs, cheat their children’s way into elite universities, such as Yale and Stanford. Read More

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Bajan in Lion King musical

05 March 2019

Du-Wayne Hinds just can’t wait to be king! In a few months, the Barbadian entertainer will take a step closer to wearing a much sought-after crown when he joins the cast of Lion King The Musical in London. Read More

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Trinidad Road March likely to be Famalay affair

04 March 2019

The Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin (Ian Alvarez) and Skinny Fabulous (Gamal Doyle) collaboration is set to cop another Road March title with the fete anthem, Famalay. Read More

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Killa slays Iwer, as the ISM crown goes to Grenada

02 March 2019

The spice Isle, Grenada, is now also the new Soca kingdom as the island’s most popular soca artiste, Mr Killa (Hollis Mapp) is the 2019 International Soca Monarch (Power). Killa in the early hours of this morning delivered a wild, energetic performance of, Run With... Read More

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Rocking Tuesday with Kes

01 March 2019

“I know it was real pressure getting in and I apologise, but we here now so leh we have a good time.” Those were the words of consolation from Kes (Kees Dieffenthaller) to a massive impatient audience at the start of his Tuesday on the Rocks (TOTR) concert, on Tuesday... Read More

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A night of mash-ups and misses

27 February 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Machel Monday had great moments. To say, however, Machel Montano’s concert performance at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain on Monday night was his Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) would be a large oversell. Read More

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Defending monarch to be tenth on stage

26 February 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Defending National Calypso Monarch Helon Francis will perform at position No.10 in tomorrow’s final of the 2019 edition of the competition. The draw for positions took place yesterday at the Kaiso House Calypso Tent, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of... Read More

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Green Book denies Netflix top Oscar on night of music and diversity

25 February 2019

LOS ANGELES – Road trip movie Green Book triumphed over Roma to win best the best picture Oscar on Sunday, denying Netflix bragging rights as the first streaming service to beat Hollywood at its own game. Read More

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Judge sets $1 million bail for singer R. Kelly on sexual assault charges

23 February 2019

CHICAGO – Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly, who for years has faced allegations that he abused women and underage girls, appeared in court in Chicago on Saturday to face charges that he sexually assaulted four people, including three teenagers. Read More

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QUON to represent the Barbados in TNT

22 February 2019

This Sunday, February 24, 2019 about nine days after of his 18th birthday, Quon will be departing these shores heading to the twin island republic Trinidad & Tobago, for what has become a norm in the tenure of the junior monarchy representing Barbados during the Trinidad... Read More

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Actor Jussie Smollett arrested, accused of lying to Chicago police

21 February 2019

CHICAGO – Actor Jussie Smollett has been arrested after he was charged with lying to police when he claimed he was attacked and beaten by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said. Read More

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Sir Curtley now a dancing star

19 February 2019

Legendary West Indies cricketer Sir Curtley Ambrose was out in the middle last night, but on a different kind of stage. Sir Curtley and his professional partner Siobhan Power, swept across the ballroom floor on the Australian version of the show Dancing With the... Read More

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Rap scores Grammy breakthrough while girl power rules awards show

11 February 2019

LOS ANGELES – This is America, Childish Gambino’s searing indictment of police brutality and racism, scored a breakthrough for rap on Sunday at the Grammy awards, where the top prize went to country artist Kacey Musgraves. Read More

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Rihanna’s stalker pleads guilty

07 February 2019

According to several international news sources, the man accused of stalking Barbadian superstar Rihanna, has pleaded guilty. Eduardo Leon was arrested in May 2018 for breaking into the singer’s home and appeared in court yesterday in relation to the incident, where... Read More

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Clicks of excellence

26 January 2019

He was doing something which earned money but did not make him happy and he knew he needed a change, and that change has led him to unexpected heights. On June 28, Boyce will be in Washington DC, where he will be honoured as the 2019 Caribbean Style & Culture (CSC)... Read More

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