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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 […]

Kellie lights up the stage

Kellie lights up the stage

Name: Kellie Cadogan Age: 34 Education UWI St. Agustine, Trinidad Barbados Community College London College of Music Shenandoah University (The Institute for Contemporary Commercial Music Vocal Pedagogy) Berklee College UCS- Ursuline Convent School Qualifications: Bachelors of Art in Theatre Arts Associate Degree in Music Associate Degree in Theatre Arts Diploma in Teaching (Music) Diploma in […]

Jean Holder –– scholar, diplomat, pioneer

Jean Holder –– scholar,  diplomat, pioneer

Dr Jean Holder is well known throughout the region for his pioneering work in tourism and diplomacy. However, many may not know the critical role he played in Barbados’ Independence story. His part in the birth of this nation began prior to 1966, after the Barbados Scholar left Oxford University in England, and was recruited […]

Maloney is for seeing people grow

Maloney is for seeing people grow

Recently, he has been embroiled in controversy. However, the embattled Mark Maloney is better known for his involvement in the construction industry, contributing to the building of hundreds of homes, offices and other buildings across the island through his various companies. With approximately 27 years under his belt as a businessman, Maloney, 44, is the […]

Silver tribute to Fr Mark and Fr Mylon

Silver tribute to Fr Mark and Fr Mylon

Mark Damian Harewood is one of the coolest and most composed Anglican priests around. His classy but unpretentious direction of worship at St Barnabas Church is by the hand of our Almighty Father Jehovah and the influence of his earthly dad Reverend Canon Ivan Harewood, the latter not unknown for his profound sermonizing, coupled with […]

Michael –– from banker to pastor

Michael –– from banker to pastor

Name: Michael Holford. Age: 38. Education: Piedmont International University; University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus; Harrison College. Qualifications: PhD in leadership (candidate); Master of Science in labour and employment relations; Bachelor of Science in psychology. Occupation: minister of religion. If one picked up a book written by Michael Holford and turned to the […]

Clarke –– literary iconic Bajan at heart

Clarke –– literary iconic Bajan at heart

Sunday’s unwanted news of the death of Barbadian literary icon Austin “Tom” Clarke led me back to my small, but cherished bookshelf. There on the third shelf, in the company of George Lamming’s In The Castle Of My Skin, Beka Lamb by Zee Edgell and The Wine Of Astonishment by Earl Lovelace, is my copy […]

Albert College honours Bajan

Albert College  honours Bajan

Thirty-four students representing nine countries graduated from Albert College during the school’s 159th convocation, including Barbados’ own Mitchell Burke of Bridgewater. Albert College is Canada’s oldest co-educational boarding and day school located in Belleville, Ontario. Albert College has been a home away from home to hundreds of students from Barbados since the school was founded […]

Dr Anne St John, a medical gem . . .

Dr Anne St John, a medical  gem . . .

An untold number of Barbadian children, who were at risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from their infected mothers during pregnancy are today living free of the virus, which eventually develops into full-blown acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and fully enjoying life as any normal child. Their HIV-free status is largely due to […]

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