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  • Barbados PM briefs Organisation of African Caribbean & Pacific States

    Barbados PM briefs Organisation of African Caribbean & Pacific States

    The Organisation of African Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), Extra-Ordinary Meeting remarks by Prime Minister of Barbados and CHAIR of CARICOM, Mia Amor Mottley. Access this video and more on: gisbarbados.gov.bb or Facebook page – facebook.com/gisbarbados or see us on Instagram – instagram.com/gisbarbados or hear us on Soundcloud – soundcloud.com/gisbarbados

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    | June 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • UWI Sir Hilary’s Message on George Floyd’s Killing

    UWI Sir Hilary’s Message on George Floyd’s Killing

    Marcus, Martin, and Minneapolis. Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, June 1, 2020. The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The UWI, President of Universities Caribbean, and Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission.  Martin Luther King Jr, when he felt he could not breathe came to Jamaica. When the threats to his life […]

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    | June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Preserving Nature in the Grenadines

    Preserving Nature in the Grenadines

    Throughout 2020, the organizations Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) and Saint Vincent-based SCIENCE aim to enhance the capacity of enforcement officers in monitoring and protecting nature on remote Grenadine islands through training in modern technologies, such as drones. The organizations will also work with local stakeholders to implement the Grenadines Seabird Conservation Plan (crafted […]

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    | June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Tribute to the late Robert ‘Bobby Digital’ Dixon

    Tribute to the late Robert ‘Bobby Digital’ Dixon

    Greetings! The world of Reggae and Dancehall lost one of its’ greatest creators – Mr. Robert ‘Bobby Digital’ Dixon. From his earliest days at King Jammy’s studio (where he earned the moniker ‘Bobby Digital’) to later owning and operating his own studio, Digital-B at 6 Rons Road created some of the most memorable songs for […]

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    | June 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Repatriation of St Lucians due to COVID-19

    Repatriation of St Lucians due to COVID-19

    Dear Saint Lucia National; Please find below relevant information pertaining to the efforts of the Saint Lucia High Commission at repatriation to Saint Lucia, our Nationals who have been stranded here due to the closure of our Borders in Saint Lucia as a result of COVID-19. This has been a collaborative effort between the Caucus […]

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    | June 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Is this racial profiling of Black people or what?

    Is this racial profiling of Black people or what?

    Since the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, daytime demonstrations focused on racism and police brutality in dozens of cities across the United States. The United States is becoming an incredibly dangerous place for Black people particularly at the hands of trigger happy racist police officers…This video proves beyond a doubt the secret […]

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    | June 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Jamaica sees biggest COVID-19 increases

    Jamaica sees biggest COVID-19 increases

    Here are the biggest weekly percentage increases in COVID-19 cases across the Caribbean covering countries or islands that have a Caribbean coastline and/or are members of CARICOM. The period covered is as of 12:30PM EST on both days between April 23 – 30, 2020. As a result, numbers updated afterwards will not be reflected in […]

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    | June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Featured Videos

Featured Videos
  • Riddim Stream presents: P110 – Black Jack UK – Snitch9ine
    Riddim Stream presents: P110 – Black Jack UK – Snitch9ine

    Riddim Stream presents yet another up and coming UK artiste. Enjoy!

  • D’Angel – Stress Free (Official Music Video)
    D’Angel – Stress Free (Official Music Video)

    Jamaican dancehall sensation D’Angel shows how not to take stress from the competition in Stress Free…

  • Never been to Barbados? Check out this vlog
    Never been to Barbados? Check out this vlog

    Grab your favourite drink and enjoy this vlog! Very informative for those who have never visited Barbados but extremely nostalgic for those who have…Enjoy!

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Folk Music Pioneer Denise Joyce Auguste has died

Folk Music Pioneer Denise Joyce Auguste has died

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Saint Lucia Mourns Passing of Folk Music Pioneer Denise Joyce Auguste Prime Minister: “Joyce Auguste’s Voice, her Music and her Legacy Live On . . .”  It is with great sadness that the Nation received the news of the passing of local music icon Denise Joyce Auguste. Ms. Auguste’s contribution to chorale and folk music […]

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Update on Repatriation to Grenada

Update on Repatriation to Grenada

| June 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear National, Please find below relevant information pertaining to repatriation to Grenada. London to Barbados The Grenada High Commission (London) is pleased to announce that it has been successful in negotiating access to 20 seats on a British Airways charter to Barbados, for STRANDED Nationals ONLY. This flight will leave London on Wednesday 3rd June […]

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 LIAT extends suspension of passenger services

 LIAT extends suspension of passenger services

| May 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

ST. JOHN’S ANTIGUA, May 29, 2020 – LIAT‘s commercial passenger services will remain suspended until 30th June 2020, due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Julie Reifer-Jones reported that most of LIAT’s network remains closed to commercial passenger traffic. While some territories have announced a reopening date, there are still […]

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Race and prejudice in the Americas

Race and prejudice in the Americas

| May 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Racism and ethnic prejudice is best battled when humanity recognizes that racism and prejudice are inherent in flawed human personality. Just after Barack Obama was elected first black president of the USA in 2008, this writer was friends with a lady- a Belonger- living in the territory, married to a Virgin Islander from a prominent […]

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Queen Ifrica sings “I Can’t Breathe”

Queen Ifrica sings “I Can’t Breathe”

| May 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Although Queen Ifrica’s album Climb was released in 2017, one track is catching the attention of music lovers in 2020. The song is “I Can’t Breathe.” Combining one-drop Reggae with hints of Gospel, Queen’s lyrics, especially the chorus, are thought provoking and powerful, directing our attention to injustices, racism and prejudice happening across the globe. The chorus concludes by […]

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Salute the “CARICOM Three” for their sacrifice

Salute the “CARICOM Three” for their sacrifice

| May 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Here are three heroes of democracy in the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM):  Cynthia Barrow-Giles (St Lucia/Barbados), John Jarvis (Antigua and Barbuda) and Sylvester King (St. Vincent and the Grenadines).  Their names must not be forgotten. These three persons have devoted 22 days of their lives so far to scrutineering a recount of the votes cast in the […]

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Diabetes Ambassador featured on Skyliner Radio

Diabetes Ambassador featured on Skyliner Radio

| May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

British born Tony Kelly was raised in Jamaica and returned to England in 1979 living in Birmingham with his family ever since.  For nearly 8 years Tony had been a Diabetes UK Community Champion Volunteer devoting his time educating all communities in Britain and further afield about health and well-being in relation to diabetes, a […]

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Comedian says COVID-19 is waiting for you

Comedian says COVID-19 is waiting for you

| May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In spite of the global deaths and challenges faced by health care institutions around the world there are people who behave as though there is nothing to worry about. People insisting on having parties, disobeying social distancing rules and generally putting themselves and others at risk. In this video comedian Ricardo Keens-Douglas portrays COVID-19 as […]

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Jamaican concerned citizen speaks out about China

Jamaican concerned citizen speaks out about China

| May 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jamaica, one of the most beautiful countries in the Caribbean is famed for many things including Reggae Music and the fastest 100 metre runner on the planet, Usain Bolt. However, the country is also known as the richest poor country in the world with a GDP per capita of USD $5, 354.00, this distinction is […]

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Screen Nation Awards 2020 Goes Virtual

Screen Nation Awards 2020 Goes Virtual

| May 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

15th Screen Nation Film & TV Awards | 6th Screen Nation Digital is Media Awards   #DMA2020 | #DigitalisMediaAwards | #DigitalisMediaAwards2020   With unprecedented challenges facing the global film, TV and digital media industries, celebrating and rewarding screen talents for their achievements has become more critical than ever before. Despite self-isolation now becoming the new […]

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Repatriation Flight from Grenada to the UK

Repatriation Flight from Grenada to the UK

| May 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Return to the UK Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport is currently closed to commercial flights. It is likely to re-open first week of June to regional flights only. UK special flights From 3 June, the UK is planning to  operate special flights from  Barbados to the UK.  Local ‘sweeper ’ flights will connect British travellers in […]

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Italian official calls for Bill Gates to be arrested

Italian official calls for Bill Gates to be arrested

| May 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

There have been pockets of information swirling around various media and civic organisations sources in the United States and Britain about the ‘true’ motive behind Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. This video presentation provides one view of the many theories being discussed, have a look and listen and […]

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Charter flights arranged for British travellers in Barbados

Charter flights arranged for British travellers in Barbados

| May 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

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Do we have a right to REFUSE  a COVID-19 vaccine?

Do we have a right to REFUSE a COVID-19 vaccine?

| May 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

There’s a lot of talk around the world about how we will survive COVID-19 and whether a vaccine is the only answer to this pandemic. Well Jerry Day has a very interesting take on the who discussion with some not so flattering accusations about Bill Gates and the WHO that would almost certainly cause the […]

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CORONA and a National Social Fund

CORONA and a National Social Fund

| May 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tiny economies cannot print massive reserves of cash, by raising vast amounts of financial capital from global investors, such as multi trillion dollar economies can. Multi trillion dollar GDPs, such as the US, Germany, and UK, have the ability to borrow near unlimited amounts of money from investors through the issuance of various debt instruments […]

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The UK Mask Map

The UK Mask Map

| May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Study reveals top places embracing and avoiding wearing face masks Research published today by The N95 Mask Company reveals the nation’s mask-wearing intentions as the United Kingdom eagerly awaits the Government’s ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ announcement.  The UK Mask Map highlights the top five cities and towns in the UK planning to embrace face masks and the […]

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The U.S. and Cuba: Caribbean chooses cooperation, not confrontation

The U.S. and Cuba: Caribbean chooses cooperation, not confrontation

| May 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Caribbean countries are, once again, being placed in a difficult position as they try to navigate a course between the United States (U.S.) and Cuba – two countries of great importance to them and for each of which they have great respect. In 1972, the four then independent member states of what is now the […]

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Touching letter to Windrush Generation mother who helped build NHS

Touching letter to Windrush Generation mother who helped build NHS

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Millicent Kelly arrived in Britain in 1953 as part of the Windrush Generation and she and her two sisters helped build the National Health Service (NHS). She passed away in 2007 but here her son Tony writes to tell her about the NHS’s greatest medical challenge. Dear Mum You left us and this earthly life […]

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