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So Much to Do in Barbados!

PHOTO: Bathsheba Beach is ideal for photographers. (photo via Flickr/Ian D. Keating) Barbados is one of the Caribbean's leading tourist destinations, known for five-star luxury, perfect beaches and beautiful golf courses. There's good reason the island is growing in popularity among American travele


Barbados remains highly cooperative and committed to implementation of European Union (EU) and OECD taxation standards

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - During a recent press conference, Donville Inniss, Barbados' Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, responded to Barbados' inclusion within an EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions in taxation. Minister Inn


Rihanna, Sock Entrepreneur and Style Icon, Wore A Pair of $1,340 Gucci Socks

Rihanna, in Gucci socks, as seen on her Instagram, December 2017. There are many things that Rihanna is known for. The 29-year-old star has put out eight records, the latest of which, Anti, continues to chart more than a year after its release ("Desperado" earned the top spot on the Billboard dance


From Barbados to BB&T: Jessica King visits the Panthers

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Jessica King clutched her gray sweatshirt as she made her way around the Panthers IceDen on Wednesday afternoon. It was colder than she had anticipated, but the opportunity to be this close to real ice kept a warm smile on her face. "I'm really excited to be here," she said, "a


Caribbean countries respond to EU tax haven blacklist

ST GEORGE'S - On Tuesday, European Union finance ministers adopted a blacklist of tax havens that included five countries in the wider Caribbean: Barbados, Grenada, Panama, Saint Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago seen as not cooperative on tax matters. According to the ministry of finance in Grenada, t


People Think Rihanna Is Pregnant Again And The Reactions Are Insane

6 December 2017, 10:50 "If you are not pregnant you really need to go on a diet." She was recently named Spotify's most streamed female artist of 2017, but it's not just Rihanna's music that's got people talking this week. The 'Needed Me' songstress took a homecoming trip to Barbados this week to un


Jean Grae Gets Engaged to Quelle Chris

Don't look now, but hip-hop's just gotten another wedding to look forward to. Recently, Quelle Chris logged in to his Twitter account and announced that he had just proposed to his girlfriend Jean Grae-to which, she said yes. "I just proposed to @JeanGreasy and she said yes!" wrote the Mello Music G


MSC Preps for Even Bigger North American Presence

PHOTO: MSC Cruises' MSC Meraviglia. (photo courtesy of MSC Cruises) You'd be wrong to think that MSC Cruises' growth plans for North America end with the new MSC Seaside currently on its way to Miami, Florida. In fact, the MSC Meraviglia is also slated to serve the market by 2019 as are the newly an


There's no straight path to success

You get good grades, go to university and then pursue your dream career. If you fall off the path and get lost you might not be able to get back on. But I believe we often have to forge our own path to success, overcoming the dead ends and barriers we all come across. I saw myself as a good student.


Bajan 'dance' on republic status*

WHAT fear keeps successive Barbados governments from moving that Caricom member state towards long overdue status as a constitutional republic, like, for instance, Trinidad and Tobago? There is nothing revolutionary, or radical, about any of our Caribbean Community partner states constitutionally re


One of the world's biggest cruise ships to sail from New York

Bernard Biger MSC Cruises' 171,598-ton MSC Meraviglia sails from the STX France shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France in May 2017. The Big Apple soon will be home to one of the biggest cruise ships in the world. Europe-based MSC Cruises this week revealed that its new, 171,598-ton MSC Meraviglia woul


Panama recalls EU ambassador over tax haven list

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama recalled its ambassador to the EU from Brussels for consultations after the Central American country was included on a European Union blacklist of countries deemed as tax havens, the government said on Wednesday. European Union finance ministers adopted a blacklist of


Kenya Moore Hints She May Be Pregnant During New Interview With Wendy Williams

Is Kenya Moore pregnant? - After she was photographed outside a Barbados fertility clinic, the 'RHOA' star is talking babies! And, did she just admit that she's expecting? ... Kenya Moore, 46, knows how to keep a secret... or not? - When she appeared on The Wendy Williams Show Dec. 5, the talk show


Real Housewives of Atlanta 's Kenya Moore Fuels Pregnancy Rumors: "I Am Not Saying Either Way"

Is Kenya Moore planning to expand her family? That's the question Real Housewives of Atlanta fans are wondering after the Bravo star was photographed last month visiting a fertility clinic in Barbados. Instead of setting the record straight once and for all, Kenya has fueled even more speculation th


Kenya Moore is 'Not Opposed' to IVF Treatments: 'We Definitely Want to Have a Child'

Ready for baby! Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore may have just said "I do" in June, but she is ready to start a family with husband Marc Daly. The reality star spoke to Us Weekly about their future plans. Watch the video above! On November 16, the couple were spotted kissing in Barbados a


Cruise Ships Return to St Maarten

The first commercial cruise ships called on St Maarten on Tuesday since Hurricane Irma, a major step in the island's recovery. Viking Ocean Cruises' Viking Sea made its inaugural visit to St Maarten, welcomed by a delegation including Minister of Tourism Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher. Viking Sea is hom


Rihanna Really, Really Likes [Bodak] Yellow From Head to Toe

You've probably heard the old saying that one shouldn't wear white after Labor Day. It's because Labor Day marks the official end of summer when those summer whites are no longer deemed appropriate. Well, it doesn't apply to yellow - as Rihanna will surely attest. For the Fenty mogul, and everyone's


Rihanna Attends Renaming Ceremony for 'Rihanna Drive' on Barbados Independence Day

Westbury New Road, the street Rihanna grew up on in St. Michael, Barbados, is now officially Rihanna Drive. The two-hour street-renaming ceremony took place on the country's independence day (Nov. 30), and the honoree herself was in attendance, joining Prime Minister Freundel Stuart for the unveilin


Elizabeth II News

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, born 21 April 1926) is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia,


How Christina Hunte Built A Creative Marketing Agency In Barbados

Christina Hunte Today on "How They Did It"I talk to my good friend Christina Hunte. Christina is an entrepreneur from Barbados and runs one of the most progressive and forward-thinking marketing agency in the Caribbean. Today Christina talks about how a fruit salad led her to start her business an