· January, 2007

Stories about Barbados from January, 2007

Barbados: Calypso for Desmond Haynes

  25 January 2007

Robert Frische at Cricketwukup.com remembers a calypso written by a Barbadian singer in honour of great West Indies cricketer Desmond Haynes, who, near the end of his career, was both passed up for the captaincy and dropped from the team. You can hear the song as well — an MP3...

Barbados: Barrow statue

  24 January 2007

Bajan Reporter discusses the controversy surrounding a newly erected statue of late Barbadian prime minister Errol Barrow.

Barbados: “Dear Police Force…”

  24 January 2007

In light of revelations that the Barbados police force may be using some of its newly acquired skills to identify the people behind their blog, Barbados Free Press writes an open letter to the constabulary.

Barbados, Jamaica: Two ways of reporting

  6 January 2007

Barbados Free Press compares newspaper reports from a Jamaican and Barbadian newspaper of an incident in which a young Barbadian man allegedly stabbed a young Jamaican man to death during an argument in Jamaica. The two young men are both sons of prominent Caribbean citizens.

Barbados: Piggies at the Trough winner announced!

  3 January 2007

Barbados Free Press announces the winner of the Piggies at the Trough awards, and tells the nominator of the winner that the US$1,000 prize money was “dropped off earlier tonight and it is waiting there for you right now.”