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Share joy!

Share joy!

For the past 20 years Williams Industries Inc. has been rewarding its longstanding employees by giving them shares in the company. And last night was no different as hundreds of staffers gathered for the annual awards dinner at the Almond Caters Centre in Hastings, Christ Church. A total of 77 employees were gifted with 146, […]

A voice for the ages . . . Rogers hailed for seminal contribution to regional journalism and broadcasting

A voice for the ages . . . Rogers hailed for seminal contribution to regional journalism and broadcasting

He has become known as the authentic voice of Caribbean radio, and has had something to say about literally every major development in his native Barbados and the rest of the region over the past five decades, from this island’s achievement of political independence in 1966 to the ouster of Haitian president Jean Bertrand Aristide […]

On a high . . . QC boasts of ‘stellar’ academic performance

On a high . . . QC boasts of ‘stellar’ academic performance

Queen’s College today highlighted the stellar performance of its students as it held its annual Speech Day and Prize Giving ceremony in its Husbands, St James auditorium. Delivering his academic report, Principal David Browne said the school had performed exemplary in Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC)  and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Level (CAPE) exams. “The results […]

Aim for an ‘A’! . . . CP students advised to reach for the top

Aim for an ‘A’! . . . CP students advised to reach for the top

Contrary to popular belief, no matter what you have achieved, there is always something more to give or attain as long as you are still alive, so you must always live up to your full potential no matter what obstacles may come your way. Former Coleridge & Parry (CP) student Jason Marshall issued this wise […]

Triple honour . . . Lodge School celebrates the contributions of three past students

Triple honour . . . Lodge School celebrates the contributions of three past students

Veteran cricket administrator Owen Estwick and former Barbados Consul General to New York, the late Earl Glasgow, today became the latest in a growing list of national stalwarts to be honoured by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. Less than a week after the Boscobel Primary School was renamed in honour of former […]

Hunte has the Kreativ Edge

Hunte has the Kreativ Edge

From an early age Christina Hunte knew she was someone special. As a child she had her heart set on being a doctor, but deep down she had business on her mind. Her plan was to be her own boss as she practised medicine. However, fate had slightly different plans for the bright, young student, […]

Dame Selma’s lesson to Foundation

Dame Selma’s lesson to Foundation

One of the country’s brilliant surgeons has returned to the school where she received a solid foundation to encourage students to allow the learning institution to help them realize their potential. Dame Selma Jackman yesterday delivered the feature address at the annual speech day and prize-giving ceremony at Christ Church Foundation, the secondary school she […]

Brace yourself!

Brace yourself!

Barbados and the rest of the Caribbean can expect more powerful hurricanes, an increase in vector and water borne diseases, more flooding and hotter temperatures if urgent action is not taken to mitigate against climate change. The strong warning was issued by climatologist Cédric Van Meerbeeck during a presentation to the Sixth Annual Sustainability Conference […]

‘Overwhelmed’ . . . Sir Elliott in ‘goat heaven’ following latest honour

‘Overwhelmed’ . . . Sir Elliott in ‘goat heaven’ following latest honour

In its 125th year of existence, the Boscobel Primary School in St Peter was today re-christened in honour of one of the most illustrious pupils who walked through its doors. Today, the school was renamed the Elliott Belgrave Primary School after recently retired Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave, who was a student there between 1936 […]

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