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    February 21

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Sky high life

04 February 2019

Rolf and Simon “The White Lion” Joosten, the German born father and son have called Barbados, and mainly the beaches, home for the last 23 years. Together, they opened the mobile Upwind Kite Surf School in 2016, where they train and teach visitors to the island and... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: BCQS marks 50 years

03 February 2019

The chatter around Fusion restaurant one night last week was about property development, construction and straight business as people engaged in those areas celebrated a milestone with regional independent property development and construction consultants BCQS. Read More


Chef dishes on cooking career

03 February 2019

Trevon Stoute’s hands are dusty with flour as he deftly moves them. He is prepping for the next course he is about to serve on the menu at Pavao, the increasingly popular restaurant at Sweetfield Manor in Brittons Hill, St Michael. Read More


 102 and cancer-free

01 February 2019

It’s been seven years since Rosalie Bailey beat cancer. It’s also been 63 years since she lived through Hurricane Janet in 1955. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Returning visitors feted

27 January 2019

At a reception at the Gun Hill Signal Station, tourism officials played host to visitors who show their loyalty to Barbados by returning to the island year after year. Read More


Balancing motherhood and business 101 

27 January 2019

If you told Zoë Allamby six years ago that today she would be a mum to a bouncing, adventurous and beautiful baby girl while managing a booming make-up line, she wouldn’t have believed you. Read More


An ode to Jeffrey Walcott

22 January 2019

At 71 years old, Jeffrey Walcott is entering another season of his life. Well, sort of. As he puts it, he’s experiencing “a burst of latent potential” and has resumed writing, bringing joy to himself, his family, and friends who believed in him. Read More


Veronica’s fighting spirit

21 January 2019

Veronica Jones has always been a fighter. Though she never wore boxing gloves or trained in a ring, her life has been like an intense combat sports match. But no matter the obstacle, she always finds a way to roll with the punches. Read More


Centenarian: Drop the guns

21 January 2019

BARBADOS’ NEWEST centenarian, Tabitha Maynard, is pleading with the youth to put down the guns. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Stars shine at film festival

20 January 2019

The red carpet glowed with the glitz and glamour of patrons strutting their stuff on opening night of the third edition of the Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) last weekend. Read More


New York State Bar Association honors Barbadian-born justice

20 January 2019

NEW YORK– The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has honoured Barbadian-born Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix with its 2019 Diversity Trailblazer Award. Read More



20 January 2019

Who would have thought the game of chess could bring two hearts together? And if you were to ask Martyn and Julissa, the first husband and wife combination to hold national titles, they’d simply use the chess term – checkmate. Read More


106 and up for Edith Wilkinson

18 January 2019

At 106, Edith Wilkinson is happy to be alive. Despite being a double amputee, the mother of nine was still upbeat as she celebrated another milestone surrounded by members of her family at her Coconut Grove St Joseph home. Read More


He has a heart for heritage

15 January 2019

There is something about a mill wall or a slave hut standing statuesque in the countryside that causes Miguel Pena to slow his car and stare appreciatively at the symmetrical lines. For, Pena has a love for history – be it for that mill wall standing sentinel-like... Read More


Six Bajans to dance with Brooklynettes

14 January 2019

SIX BARBADIAN WOMEN faced their fears, overcame self-doubt and danced their way into the hearts of an international group. Read More


A labour of love

14 January 2019

The refurbishment of Clifton Hall Great House was a labour of love. It was also a great learning curve but it taught him, said Massimo Franchi, that Barbadians were great workers. Read More


Musical journey of high note

13 January 2019

Norma Bowen’s voice has soothed the heart of many of an institutionalised person in Barbados and the Caribbean and, at 70, one of the island’s best known sopranos continues to give of herself through music. Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Ross University reception

13 January 2019

Ross University School of Medicine is finally here and the people who made it possible celebrated at a grand opening ceremony and cocktail reception at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre last weekend. Read More


His Saul purpose

13 January 2019

Raphael Saul is walking in his purpose. At a time when many people prefer to exist on “a superficial plane”, his refreshing honesty, his energy, and his conviction regardless of whether he is singing or speaking, tells you he knows who he is and what he is capable of.... Read More


For the love of landscaping

07 January 2019

What started out as a way to make extra income turned into a flourishing business for Wayne Maloney. Wayne, the owner of WM Landscaping and Maintenance Inc., landed his first job when he was 18 years old at Rayside Construction Ltd and every weekend he earned more... Read More


SOCIAL SCENE: Sunbury re-opens

06 January 2019

Tourism officials and some of the people who worked to restore Sunbury Plantation House to its former glory as a national treasure, were present for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and cocktail reception marking the re-opening recently. Read More


With more public servants set to go home next month, do you think that the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation programme (BERT) is working?