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Classic seals the deal

17 August 2019

The 2019 Courtesy Pic-O-De-Crop calypso competition has been finally sealed for William “Classic” Waithe as he collected a $100 000 cheque for taking the monarchy this year. Read More


Author Paule Marshall passes

17 August 2019

Paule Marshall, who channelled the often marginalised experiences of women, African Americans and West Indians into lyrical, passionate and politically charged fiction, notably in her debut novel Brown Girl, Brownstones, died August 12 at a care centre in Richmond.... Read More


A$AP Rocky won’t face jail term

17 August 2019

STOCKHOLM– United States rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly. Read More


Call for fresh songs in teen contest

09 August 2019

A veteran songwriter wants to see more original songs being performed at the annual Richard Stoute Teen Talent Contest. Errol “Akola” Clarke agreed that while much original music does not come out of the competition, such a push would augur well not solely for the... Read More


 R. Kelly charged again

07 August 2019

Minneapolis – Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room 18 years ago. Read More


Crop Over rebrand?

06 August 2019

SOME MAJOR FEATURES of early Crop Over festivals may return if Minister of Culture John King has his way. Read More


Three in a row for Small

05 August 2019

It is a hat-trick of titles for designer Kevin Small. For the third successive year, he has found favour with the judges, winning the Robert Weekes Award for Best Festival Designer at Republic Bank Grand Kadooment. Read More


Leadpipe wins Tune Of The Crop

05 August 2019

Leadpipe can add another crown to his Crop Over tally, with his groovy song Sometime winning Tune Of The Crop. Read More


Bands moving past Eagle Hall

05 August 2019

They are moving slowly, but several bands from both Warrens and Codrington have passed Eagle Hall. Read More


Bands on the road for Grand Kadooment

05 August 2019

Bands have hit the road for the 2019 Republic Bank Grand Kadooment. Read More


Grand Kadooment Coverage

05 August 2019

As part of its enhanced coverage of Crop Over 2019, Nation Publishing will be streaming the 2019 Republic Bank Grand Kadooment here on our website and on Facebook at The Nation Barbados. Read More


70 left ashore

05 August 2019

A POPULAR CRUISE left 70 disgruntled customers stranded on the dock and watching the MV Harbour Master sail into the sunset without them. Read More


Call to update Foreday Jam

05 August 2019

SOME FOREDAY MORNING JAM band leaders want the event to go in a different direction – literally. Read More


No Jam Tune this year

03 August 2019

For the first time in recent years there is no Jam Tune for Foreday Morning. It is understood that this year there was no sponsor for the competition that judges the song played most on Foreday Morning. Read More


Foreday jam taking place under heavy security

03 August 2019

Hundreds of people have lined the streets to witness this year’s Barbados Light & Power Foreday Morning Jam. Read More


Classic is calypso king again

03 August 2019

Four years after he first won the crown, Classic is once again on top of calypso royalty. Early this morning, emcee Mac Fingall announced William “Classic” Waithe was winner of the 2019 Courtesy Pic-O-De-Crop Finals at Kensington Oval. Read More


Leadpipe wins People’s Monarch with Sometime

02 August 2019

The people have their king. Leadpipe, along with Jus J, are the winners of the 2019 Starcom Network Flow People’s Monarch.. Read More


Check ratings before going to the movies

02 August 2019

The Film Censorship Board (FCB) has reminded movie-goers to take the time to Read More


Security and transportation issues addressed at Crop Over meeting

01 August 2019

Crop Over stakeholders have a singular focus for the final weekend of this year’s festival - ensuring patrons and resellers have a safe, seamless and entirely enjoyable experience. Read More


Final voting for People’s Monarch

31 July 2019

Will it be a Fair Sa day for Hypasounds? Will Sometime come tomorrow for Leadpipe? Read More


Thousands turn out to party in the Botanical Gardens

28 July 2019

Hot and humid conditions gave way to rain around the halfway mark of today’s MQI 98.1 The One Soca Monarch Competition, heing held for the first time at the National Botanical Gardens, Waterford, St Michael. Read More


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