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Landship remembers ‘Captain Watson’

Landship remembers ‘Captain Watson’


Members of the Barbados Landship began the first of a series of celebrations to honour the life of Lord High Admiral Vernon Watson. Yesterday, a small group marched from Tweedside Road, St Michael to the Landship dock at My Lord’s Hill. A hears...

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Sir Hilary, Fauci to get MLK Day awards

Sir Hilary, Fauci to get MLK Day awards


KINGSTON – Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Dr Anthony Fauci will be conferred with Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day awards by the US National Action Network (NAN). President and founder Rev. Al Sharpton said the 30th anniversary awards would take pla...

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Landship loses stalwart Watson

Landship loses stalwart Watson


Lord High Admiral Vernon Watson, OBE, familiarly known to us as Captain Watson, has died. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley in a tribute tonight, said Watson, who died today, lived and breathed the Landship. “His dedication to the ‘Ship was total...

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Model Stella Tennant dies at 50

Model Stella Tennant dies at 50


London – British model Stella Tennant took her own life after being "unwell for some time", her family has confirmed. In a statement, her family said it was "a matter of our deepest sorrow and despair that she felt unable to go on”. Tennant, wh...

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Author Eric Jerome Dickey passes away

Author Eric Jerome Dickey passes away


Essence Magazine on Tuesday announced the passing of author Eric Jerome Dickey. A short article posted on the magazine’s Facebook page said: “Essence is saddened to report the passing of famed author, Eric Jerome Dickey. Dickey was an ESSENCE and ...

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Experts discuss future of ancient city

Experts discuss future of ancient city


Amman - The discovery of the ruins of old Roman baths during the construction of a major drainage system in the heart of Jordan’s capital has posed a dilemma: how to preserve the country’s ancient past while providing for its modern future? A gove...

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Harry and Meghan: Love wins

Harry and Meghan: Love wins


London - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released their first podcast, in which they reflect on 2020 with a string of celebrities and activists. Singer Sir Elton John, presenter James Corden, author Matt Haig, tennis player Naomi Osaka and oth...

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Queen’s Christmas message tops TV ratings

Queen’s Christmas message tops TV ratings


Queen’s Christmas Speech 2020: ‘You are not alone’   London – The Queen's Christmas message – which focused on hope amid the pandemic – topped TV ratings on Christmas Day, overnight viewing figures have shown. An audience of 8.14 millio...

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Boxing Day a time for family, friends to relax

Boxing Day a time for family, friends to relax


Although some hot spots in St Philip and St John did not boast the usual crowds on a bank holiday, some Barbadians and visitors still spent Boxing Day picnicking, playing fun games, and sharing laughter with friends and family yesterday. A Nation ...

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British double agent dies in Russia

British double agent dies in Russia


LONDON/MOSCOW – George Blake, who died in Russia on Saturday at the age of 98, was the last in a line of British spies whose secret work for the Soviet Union humiliated the intelligence establishment when it was discovered at the height of the Cold W...