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  1. Hants November 10, 2017 at 11:18 AM #


  2. Hants November 10, 2017 at 11:27 AM #


  3. Hants November 10, 2017 at 11:31 AM #

    Life as it should be .lol


  4. Hants November 13, 2017 at 3:29 PM #


  5. Hants November 26, 2017 at 4:32 PM #

    dem igrunf as brassbowl.



  6. Sargeant November 26, 2017 at 5:18 PM #

    Canada steps up to the plate



  7. Hants November 30, 2017 at 1:32 AM #

    Happy Independence day.

    Fuhget de politics an enjoy wunna selves fuh de nex 4 days.


  8. Hants November 30, 2017 at 1:36 AM #

    Charles Christopher Griffith, Warwick Franklin and Anthony Theophilus Bryan are the

    newest Sirs, after the Knight of St Andrew was bestowed on them in honour of Barbados’

    51st Independence Day celebrations.


  9. Hants December 1, 2017 at 5:02 PM #


  10. Hants December 2, 2017 at 5:34 PM #

    The Ministry of Health on Friday issued an abatement notice instructing Project Recycling Limited at Lower Estate, St. Michael, to cease its operations.



  11. David December 3, 2017 at 11:25 AM #


    What happened here? He was held up like a diamond wasn’t he?


  12. Sargeant December 3, 2017 at 11:32 AM #

    Don’t know would be interesting to know if there is an underlying reason.
    Yes he was held up as a success story.


  13. Hants December 4, 2017 at 1:35 AM #

    Bajan Jamaal Shurland representing.


  14. Hants December 5, 2017 at 12:05 PM #


    ” Brooke is a full-blooded Native American from the Haliwa-Saponi tribe. She grew up on tribal grounds with 4,000 Native Americans, including most of her family. Every year they have a powwow and celebrate their traditions just like their forefathers.”


  15. Sargeant December 14, 2017 at 2:48 PM #


  16. Hants December 22, 2017 at 12:07 PM #

    My fellow Black CanBajans. You may find this enLIGHTening!


    “a racial experience by the doormen at Red Door Lounge on Saturday, when he was denied entry and immediately after three white men wearing shorts were given access, left a more than undesirable taste in his mouth.”


  17. Sargeant December 22, 2017 at 12:15 PM #


    I spend part of my Winter in Bim, am I reading that these SOBs won’t let me into their place?


  18. Hants December 22, 2017 at 1:42 PM #

    @ Sargeant,

    They may let you in now that they have been “exposed” but would you still want to spend your money with that establishment ?


  19. Hants December 24, 2017 at 2:33 AM #


  20. Hants December 26, 2017 at 7:38 PM #

    @ David,

    My favorite singer. Glennis Grace.


  21. David December 26, 2017 at 8:09 PM #


    Yes she has some pipes, good range. Must have it to render Whitney’s tunes.

    True to form she is a looker too. This is not an accidental selection by you to be sure :-0


  22. Hants December 29, 2017 at 1:26 AM #


  23. Hants December 30, 2017 at 3:05 PM #


  24. Hants January 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM #

    Happy new year to all.

    I am starting the new year with ” sweetness “.


  25. Hants January 1, 2018 at 1:48 PM #

    Okay David. No more after this for today. I will be selfish for the next couple hours. lol


  26. Sargeant January 2, 2018 at 11:10 AM #

    “Cool Runnings” now has a Nigerian flavor



  27. David January 3, 2018 at 8:39 PM #

    It is snowing in Florida?



  28. Hants January 3, 2018 at 9:31 PM #

    Hope Georgie Porgie got nuff blankets. lol

    Barbados is a Paradise right now.


  29. Hants January 4, 2018 at 11:10 AM #

    Oh Canada. Thanks for spending some of my tax dollars to help my other home and native land.

    The Canadian Government is assisting the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries and Water Resource Management with efforts to encourage Barbadians to grow more food



  30. Hants January 4, 2018 at 2:58 PM #


  31. Hants January 4, 2018 at 7:24 PM #

    There are times when the use of Bajan ” vernacular ” is required,

    It cold as wrasse whole in Toronto.

    Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for Toronto late Thursday morning, noting that temperatures are expected to “fall rapidly” to between -20 C to -25 C by nightfall.

    The 10-day and counting “cold snap” is expected to last through Saturday. With wind chill taken into account, including winds that could reach up to 50 km/h, the temperatures could feel closer to -35 C or -40 C at times.



  32. Sargeant January 6, 2018 at 9:39 PM #

    Soon all the animals in Africa will disappear to sate the Chinese appetite for “traditional” medicines. We are witnessing the African equivalent of the Buffalo slaughter in the US in the 19th century, for Africa it’s all its animals.


  33. Hants January 15, 2018 at 3:34 PM #

    My fellow CanBajans especially those retired and getting old. lol

    “We’re giving internet service to customers who actually do not have a computer,” he says.



  34. Hants January 18, 2018 at 10:44 PM #

    KINGSTON – The Government of Jamaica has declared a state of Public Emergency for the western parish of St James – home to the tourist capital of Montego Bay.



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