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Globetrotting Konshens

Globetrotting Konshens

He is handsome, extremely talented, and one of the biggest dancehall artists in Jamaica. In fact, make that in the world . . . , and no one can rock a red Mohawk or “red fade” like he does. Whom do I speak of? None other than the superstar that is Konshens –– given name […]

Central bank praises dedicated employees

Central bank praises dedicated employees

Six employees of the Central Bank of Barbados were last night celebrated for their years of dedicated service. A dinner was held at the Crane Resort, St Philip in honour of Angela Griffith, Linel Franklin, Marlene Bayne, Sheila Legall, Yvonne Parris and David Boyce. They gave the bank  241 years of combined service. Legall gave […]

Forgotten heroes of Panama Canal

Forgotten heroes of Panama Canal

It was an experience of pain, suffering, racism and exploitation for those 60 000 Barbadians who went to Panama in the 1900s to help build the renowned Panama Canal. And, their years of daily grind would finally see opened on August 15, 1914, this man-made waterway that would change the international shipping industry forever. The […]

Sir Henry feels special

Sir Henry feels special

Sir Henry Fraser’s accomplishments are many. The retired University of the West Indies lecturer and medical doctor is an academic, senator, historian, national orator, painter, author and newspaper columnist. However, the crowning glory to his successes is the knighthood conferred on him for Barbados’ 48th anniversary of Independence. “I do feel particularly special, because I’ve […]

‘Squashbuckling’ foursome

‘Squashbuckling’ foursome

The correct term to describe Gavin, Rhett, Bryant and Khamal Cumberbatch would be “squashbuckling”. In what is no doubt one of the most unique and impressive sporting accomplishments of a Barbadian family, all four brothers have represented the national side in squash. In fact, to say they have dominated the sport at all levels would […]

Upwards and Onwards

Upwards and Onwards

“If there is no path to your destination, create one.” This is Akela Jones’ philosophy and one that has brought her out of obscurity and adversity to stand on some of the athletic world’s most coveted podiums. Before she began breaking records Akela, the daughter of the late Albertha Jones, grew up in a children’s […]

Facing up to life’s challenges

Facing up to life’s challenges

Since falling from her bicycle at six-years-old, Janeil Odle has been unable to see. However, she has gotten back on her bicycle and has not allowed her physical disability to stop her from going where she wants to go. In fact, she hasn’t stopped peddling up to now. Just recently, she became the first blind […]

On a mission

On a mission

Aliis non sibi. For others, not self. It’s the motto of the Alleyne School. It’s also the mantra of a former student of that St Andrew institution, Dr Donna Hunte-Cox, who proudly wears the wristband inscribed with the maxim, as she sits in her office on the fifth Floor of the Diplomatic Centre in New […]

To loyal sons and daughters

From the Barbados Youth Development Council On November 30, 1966, Barbados became the fourth English-speaking Caribbean country to gain its Independence. The result of a long struggle between Barbados and its colonial “masters”, The Right Honourable Errol Walton Barrow would be the one to usher in a new era for Barbados, becoming its first Prime […]

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