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Mixed fortunes

Mixed fortunes

Operators of small and medium sized enterprises have been giving mixed reviews about the state of business in Barbados. Some of them spoke to Barbados TODAY when they and other Small Business Association (SBA) members and officials took a trip around the island thursday, introducing their products and services to Barbadians. The occasion was the […]

The New Miss Universe Barbados

The New Miss Universe Barbados

Shannon Harris is the first woman in nine years to be crowned Miss Universe Barbados. The 21-year-old shone brightly last night at the highly anticipated show held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre – the first competition since Jewel Garner was crowned in 2007. After two hours of fierce competition, the international model signed to Elite Model Management beat out […]

Keana starts a new chapter

Keana starts a new chapter

Almost four years ago, Keana Banfield made headlines when she was in dire need of medical assistance. At the tender age of eight, she came down with a mysterious illness which eventually became life threatening, affecting her lungs, heart and her ability to walk. She underwent numerous surgeries and, thankfully, lived to tell the tale […]

Teen in love with cake business

Teen in love with cake business

At an age when entrepreneurship was not on the minds of her peers, 13-year-old Zahra McCaskie set out to develop a business. Four years later, it has not only recorded success but has spurred the teenager to think beyond Barbados and to encourage other youngsters to do the same. She shared her journey with Barbados TODAY – from […]

Jill of all trades

Jill of all trades

Name: Keren Hall                        Age: 36 Education: Erdiston Teachers’ Training College Barbados Institute of Management and Productivity University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Barbados Community College Harrison College  Qualifications Diploma in Education Certificate in Computer-Assisted Accounting for Small Business – QuickBooks Bachelors of Science in Management (Hons) Associate Degree in Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology Occupation:Educator, […]

Mourning family gets a hand

Mourning family gets a hand

The family of a 27-year-old woman who apparently died in her sleep last month got some much needed food and toiletries as the Barbados TODAY Touch Team extended a hand of assistance today. The team visited the Work Hall, St Philip home where two-year-old twin boys Jaylen and Jayden and nine-month-old Jelissa live with their grandmother, Cora, […]

‘Death sentence’

‘Death sentence’

Sebastian Jno-Jules-Davis feels he has been given a death sentence by health care professionals, who say he will not live past his 21st birthday without proper, but costly attention. And even if he lives past that age, they say, serious complications from syndactyly would hinder his ability to walk. But the 19-year-old second year management […]

Sir Garry is an inspiration – Stuart

Sir Garry is an inspiration – Stuart

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart last night said Barbados’ only living National Hero Sir Garry Sobers would forever be intimately connected to the country’s Independence because of his exploits on the cricket fields in a series between the West Indies and England in the same year Barbados attained political independence from Britain. Stuart told a ceremony […]

Bringing life to wax

Bringing life to wax

Barbados has a new attraction – a wax museum along the lines of the famous Madame Tussauds in London and New York. It is the first of its kind in the Caribbean and the wider Latin America region. Madame Tussauds is well known for creating and displaying look-alike sculptures of famous persons from around the […]

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