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Actor Ray Liotta dies

Actor Ray Liotta dies


Goodfellas actor Ray Liotta has died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic at the age of 67. The US star had been on location filming the movie Dangerous Waters, his publicist Jennifer Allen said. He was best known for playing mobster Henry Hi...

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Inniss ‘never forgot his roots’

Inniss ‘never forgot his roots’


From humble beginnings in the working class district of St Barnabas, St Michael, the late Justice LeRoy Inniss rose to lofty positions in Barbados but never forgot nor forsook his roots. This aspect of the character of the retired High Court judge...

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US House passes Crown Act which would end hair discrimination

US House passes Crown Act which would end hair discrimination


Washington - A ban on race-based hair discrimination in the United States is a step closer after a vote in Congress. The House of Representatives passed the legislation which seeks to end discrimination against natural hair at work and school. ...

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OAS award for Dame Maizie Barker-Welch

OAS award for Dame Maizie Barker-Welch


Veteran Barbadian women’s advocate Dame Maizie Barker-Welch has been honoured by the Organisation of American States (OAS) and the InterAmerican Commission of Women (CIM) for her lasting contribution to the CIM. Dame Maizie now age 94, was the pri...

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Quintyne bringing old tyres to life

Quintyne bringing old tyres to life


Kelly Quintyne welcomes a challenge, and during the COVID-19 lockdown last year, she challenged herself to create plant pots and tabletops out of old tyres. The 3rd Avenue Reece Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael resident told Nation News she started...

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HCC keeping healthy living in the forefront

HCC keeping healthy living in the forefront


Report: Barbados among top ten countries when projecting 2030 child obesity rates ...

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Meghan’s dress selected as 2021 Dress of the Year

Meghan’s dress selected as 2021 Dress of the Year


The black Armani dress worn by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, during her and Prince Harry's bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey has been selected as the 2021 Dress of the Year by the United Kingdom's Fashion Museum Bath. The long, triple silk georg...

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Official funeral for Dr Don Blackman

Official funeral for Dr Don Blackman


Former Member of Parliament and Minister of Government, Dr Don Blackman, will be accorded an official funeral on Tuesday, March 1, at the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, The Ridge, Christ Church. The proceedings will begin at 10 a.m....

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Barbadian assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford

Barbadian assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford


Barbadian Amanda Dawson, a logistics specialist 2nd Class assigned to the USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) supply department, is pictured in the attached photograph using a sound-powered phone to establish communications during a Phase III crew certific...

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American author Anne Rice dies

American author Anne Rice dies


Anne Rice, author of the gothic novel Interview with the Vampire, has died at the age of 80. The American writer, who sold more than 150 million books, died surrounded by her family on Saturday night. She died due to complications resulting fro...