Sweet Soca winner Edwin (left) collecting his trophy and prizes from Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley.

EDWIN Yearwood added yet another calypso title under his already packed belt, singing his way for the second consecutive year into top spot at the Sweet Soca Competition at Bushy Park on Sunday night. Performing before what is estimated to be the... more

Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, shares a word with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during the National Consultation on the Society yesterday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

  THE permeation of foreign habits into the Barbadian culture is resulting in a loss of the sense of community.   Delivering the feature address at the opening of yesterday’s National Consultation on the Society, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart... more
Managing Director of Sandy Crest Medical Centre, Dr. Brian Charles (second from left), gives the CPR training mannequin a few chest compressions, as (extreme left) Head of the Accident & Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Cheynie Williams, Commander David Dowridge of the St. John Ambulance Brigade and CEO of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Gina Pitts, look on.

Managing Director of Sandy Crest Medical Centre, Dr. Brian Charles (second from left), gives the CPR training mannequin a few chest compressions, as (extreme left) Head of the Accident & Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Cheynie Williams, Commander David Dowridge of the St. John Ambulance Brigade and CEO of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Gina Pitts, look on.

EIGHT to ten minutes. THAT'S the small yet critical window in which cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be used to potentially save a person experiencing a sudden cardiac event, which could lead to a sudden cardiac death. It is for this... more

Winner of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch, Summa Sargeant, in the 8-12 category, accepts her winning trophy from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley.

  THE competition was fierce at the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch Finals at the Kensington Oval on Saturday night.   After the judges’ points were tallied, eight-year-old Summa Sargeant emerged victorious in the 8-12 category with “Go Away... more
Honorary Member and Past President of the Barbados Nurses’ Association (BNA), Dr. Marion Howard, addressing the 20th Eunice Gibson Memorial Lecture recently, at the L. V. Harcourt Lewis Training Centre of the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited.

Honorary Member and Past President of the Barbados Nurses’ Association (BNA), Dr. Marion Howard, addressing the 20th Eunice Gibson Memorial Lecture recently, at the L. V. Harcourt Lewis Training Centre of the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited.

A documentary honouring the contributions that nurses have made to the health care sector in Barbados is in the making. This was revealed by Honorary Member and Past President of the Barbados Nurses’ Association (BNA), Dr. Marion Howard, who spoke... more
Member of Parliament for the St. Michael Central constituency, Steven Blackett, helping to share the drinks for the youngsters.

Member of Parliament for the St. Michael Central constituency, Steven Blackett, helping to share the drinks for the youngsters.

  It was a full day of fun and excitement for 70 youngsters from the St. Michael Central constituency, who were treated to an outing by the area’s Member of Parliament, Steven Blackett.   Speaking to The Barbados Advocate yesterday at the... more

Sweet Soca winner Edwin (left) collecting his trophy and prizes from Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley.

Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, shares a word with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during the National Consultation on the Society yesterday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

Managing Director of Sandy Crest Medical Centre, Dr. Brian Charles (second from left), gives the CPR training mannequin a few chest compressions, as (extreme left) Head of the Accident & Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Cheynie Williams, Commander David Dowridge of the St. John Ambulance Brigade and CEO of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Gina Pitts, look on.

Managing Director of Sandy Crest Medical Centre, Dr. Brian Charles (second from left), gives the CPR training mannequin a few chest compressions, as (extreme left) Head of the Accident & Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Cheynie Williams, Commander David Dowridge of the St. John Ambulance Brigade and CEO of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados, Gina Pitts, look on.

Winner of the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch, Summa Sargeant, in the 8-12 category, accepts her winning trophy from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley.

Honorary Member and Past President of the Barbados Nurses’ Association (BNA), Dr. Marion Howard, addressing the 20th Eunice Gibson Memorial Lecture recently, at the L. V. Harcourt Lewis Training Centre of the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited.

Honorary Member and Past President of the Barbados Nurses’ Association (BNA), Dr. Marion Howard, addressing the 20th Eunice Gibson Memorial Lecture recently, at the L. V. Harcourt Lewis Training Centre of the Barbados Public Workers Co-operative Credit Union Limited.

Member of Parliament for the St. Michael Central constituency, Steven Blackett, helping to share the drinks for the youngsters.

Member of Parliament for the St. Michael Central constituency, Steven Blackett, helping to share the drinks for the youngsters.

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Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, shares a word with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during the National Consultation on the Society yesterday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre.

 

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FROM LEFT: Chair of the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Committee, Senator Maxine McClean; the man of the hour, National Hero, the Rt. Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers; Henry Inniss, Head Of Life Division at ICBL; Director of Marketing for Digicel Carolyn Shepherd; and CEO of Cave Shepherd Group of Companies John Williams.
 

 

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