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As sweet as honey

As sweet as honey

The curtain is set to come down this weekend on what has been described as a delightful week at the Honey Jazz Barbados Festival. One would never have guessed that this season was hit by a significant drop in sponsorship, given the quality of the performances at the various events. “You don’t quit when it […]

Spirited lesson

Spirited lesson

It is a known fact that Barbados’ early economy was built on sugar cane and rum. But how much do you really know about the rum industry, more specifically the history behind the various brands of rum? As sugar and rum season got underway here last night, local historian Morris Greenidge regaled industry representatives, visitors […]

Greater expectations

Greater expectations

The local leg of the World Skills competition, which showcases the talents of students between the ages of 16 and 21 in technical and vocational subjects, has become more stringent, and as a result, participants this year will have to aspire to a higher standard if they want to go all the way to next […]

Lil Rick lets loose

Lil Rick lets loose

The Hypa Dog was loose in St Joseph this past weekend and not even the intermittent rain showers could stop his 30-minute musical rampage that proved to be a major highlight of the Errol Barrow Day installment of the 2018 Naniki Music Festival. Backed by the band Black Banana, it was sweet chaos from the […]

One powerful worship session

One powerful worship session

Kensington Oval was the place to be on Monday night as the cricket mecca was transformed into a cathedral of praise with Grammy award winning gospel artiste Donnie McClurkin leading the powerful worship session. The atmosphere was simply electric as thousands gathered for the annual Errol Barrow Sunset Concert, hosted this year by the organizers […]

Duelling Voices

Duelling Voices

Last Saturday, a team from Barbados TODAY had the pleasure of viewing the latest offering by Mustardseed Productions entitled Duelling Voices. The play, written by Zen Obi Constance, the famous Trinidadian playwright and author, brings to the stage themes of adolescent ignorance about sexuality; self-accountability and dealing with sticky situations between adults and children. The […]

Special visitors

Special visitors

Members of the Boca Area Post-Polio group were in Barbados today taking in as much as they could of all the island has to offer. The special group of visitors, who are between the ages of 67 and 92 years old, arrived here this morning on board Celebrity’s Reflection for a one-day tour in which […]

Driver’s pledge

Driver’s pledge

Concerned that on average Barbados records in excess of 20 vehicular accidents per day, one local insurance company has launched a major information campaign it hopes will help to put a dent in that trend. Last year just over 8, 000 road accidents and 28 road fatalities were reported to the Royal Barbados Police Force. […]

Bank appoints new technology chief

Bank appoints new technology chief

CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced the appointment of Esan Peters as its chief information officer and managing director of Technology & Operations, effective February 1. The former St Leonard’s Boys’ School and Harrison College student has worked in the technology and financial services industries for the past 20 years. He held a number of progressively senior […]