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City Fest

Broad Street, Bridgetown’s traditional centre of commerce, was transformed into a Crop Over showcase last Saturday afternoon when the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) staged the second annual City Fest and Ceremonial Delivery of the Canes. Despite inclement weather with frequent scattered showers, hundreds of shoppers and onlookers lined the streets of the capital to take […]

Embracing the future

Former principal Jeff Broomes was not in attendance at Saturday’s graduation ceremony at the Alexandra School. However, as headboy Jherad Morris-Sealy and headgirl Keshanna Leacock reflected on the past five years,  in particular the teachers they “fell in love with” but were forced to say “goodbye” to in third form, there was no leaving out […]

Living LBGT

As a young girl Donnya Piggott knew there was something different about her, but she couldn’t quite describe what it was. It would be a long time before she understood that what was different, was that she was attracted to girls. And it took years of inner conflict and soul-searching before she accepted her reality […]

Scribe on!

Scribe on!

The top 20 students in this year’s Common Entrance Examination, otherwise referred to as the 11-Plus, have been recognized for their achievements. While presenting the students with Mont Blanc pens Thursday, Managing Director of Diamonds International Jacob Hassid commended them for their hard work and diligence. He also said Barbados was blessed with tremendous “talent” […]

Don’t limit yourself

When popular radio deejay Anthony “The Admiral” Nelson was a student at the St Patrick’s Roman Catholic School, he had plans of becoming everything other than what he turned out to be. “I wanted to be a pilot, a US marine, a fireman, I wanted to be everything you could possibly think of . . […]

Sacrifice equals success

Parents must be willing to make the necessary sacrifices to help their children achieve their goals. Speaking at the Sharon Primary School’s 2015 graduation, themed Follow Your Dreams, at the Lester Vaughan School today, guest speaker Delores Thompson strongly urged parents to give their children the necessary support, including giving up aspects of their social […]

BFPA honours 12 on its 61st

The Barbados Family Planning Association (BFPA) held its 60th annual general meeting and celebrated the 61st anniversary of service to the island over the weekend by presenting 12 awards to persons and organizations. Presented at the Barbados Yacht Club on Saturday were Honorary Membership, Life Membership, the Dame Billie Miller Special Biennial Award, the Dr […]

Deacons wow ’em in song and dance

Deacons Has Talent 2015 was held today, a welcome addition to this year’s list of activities in commemoration of the primary school’s 50th anniversary. The response was generous much to the pleasant surprise of organizer Judy Roach, who preaches the message of students becoming well-rounded individuals. “I was amazed that so many children are interested,” […]

Ex-victim an advocate for abused boys

Ex-victim an advocate for abused boys

Marq Taylor was only 11 years old when a man he and his 14 siblings looked up to as an uncle, guided him into a world of commercial sexual exploitation –– and trafficked him from that age until 17. Capturing the fullest attention of a group of secondary school boys, as they sat in a […]

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