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NCF offering free courses in creative arts

NCF offering free courses in creative arts


The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is giving Barbadians the opportunity to learn a skill in creative arts. During a virtual launch on Tuesday of its free training website, held via Zoom, coordinator of the national training project, Aja, said ...

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Two Roman Catholic priests to be ordained

Two Roman Catholic priests to be ordained


The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown will welcome two young men to the priesthood on Saturday, July 3, 2021. The Ordination Mass of Deacon Moses Kabuga Gikandi and Deacon Omaris Valmond is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. at the St Patrick’s...

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Mottley pays tribute to Gordon Brooks

Mottley pays tribute to Gordon Brooks


Following is a statement from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on the passing of veteran photographer Gordon Brooks. “Today, even as I deal with the pain of the passing of my own brother, I believe it is appropriate for me to pause for a moment to ...

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Barbadian-born director Menelik Shabazz passes away

Barbadian-born director Menelik Shabazz passes away


Menelik Shabazz, the Barbadian-born director and writer who forged a path for black film-makers in the United Kingdom (UK), has died. A message from family members, which was posted on Shabazz's Facebook Page today, announced his death. "It is ...

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St Mary’s celebrates Heritage Month

St Mary’s celebrates Heritage Month


St Mary’s Anglican Church fully embraced Heritage Month on Sunday. The church featured works of art, artefacts and antiques displayed throughout as well as special guests, Minister in the Prime Minister’s office with responsibility for Culture Joh...

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Bolt and Bennett welcome twins Saint Leo and Thunder Bolt

Bolt and Bennett welcome twins Saint Leo and Thunder Bolt


Kingston – Track and field great Usain Bolt has welcomed twin boys with his partner Kasi Bennett. The names have been revealed as Saint Leo Bolt and Thunder Bolt. Bolt posted photos of his new additions alongside his daughter Olympia. Olympi...

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Funeral service for ‘leader extraordinaire’ Sir Courtney Blackman

Funeral service for ‘leader extraordinaire’ Sir Courtney Blackman


The first Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Sir Courtney Blackman was today remembered and praised for the breadth of his contribution to Barbados but particularly for the establishment of a Barbados financial institution of which the island i...

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Respects to first Central Bank Governor

Respects to first Central Bank Governor


A steady stream of people filed into the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle at the Tom Adams Financial Centre in The City yesterday afternoon to pay final respects to the first Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados whose body lay in repose there. Th...

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Mighty Liar passes

Mighty Liar passes


Former calypso monarch Mighty Liar, real name Victor Reid, has passed on at age 72. Reports reaching the Nation News late Wednesday stated that Reid, who lived in Rock Dundo, St James, was suffering from Alzheimers disease. Reid was one of eight c...

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‘Gran’ still sprightly at 100

‘Gran’ still sprightly at 100


At 100 years old, Lottie Edwards-Bishop is still cooking and gardening. The centenarian, who celebrated her birthday yesterday in the comfort of her Park Road, Bush Hall, St Michael home, where she lives with her daughter and other relatives, also...