Dr. Kenneth Connell (centre), Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at the UWI, Cave Hill Campus and President of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados, speaks to the challenge of childhood obesity, as Professor Margaret Anne St. John (left), Consultant with the Department of Paediatrics at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Director of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados; and Francine Charles, HCC Communications and Advocacy Officer, Childhood Obesity Prevention, give him a listening ear.

dangerous LINK

“Fat kids are not cute.”

Minister of Energy and Water Resources Wilfred Abrahams with Anderson Cherry of Jose Y Jose at the Bridgetown Sewage Treatment Plant (BSTP).

Back in service

Work at the Bridgetown Sewage Treatment Plant (BSTP) is pressing ahead as planned.

Top female in the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examinations (BSSEE), Amiah Hinds.

Neil King was awarded for his outstanding work in this year’s BSSEE.

Malaika Carter was awarded for her outstanding work in English.

Good reports from Wilkie Cumberbatch

THIS year the Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary School’s average score in the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Entrance Examina-tions (BSSEE) was well above the national average.

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley as she offered condolences to Sir Fred Gollop’s widow, Yvonne Lady Gollop.

Sir Fred Gollop’s three daughters Reissa Galt, Renee Kowlessar and Robyn Gollop-Knight as they stood before the packed Coral Ridge Chapel, reminiscing on his life.

Pallbearers taking the body of the late Sir Fred Winlyn Gollop out of the Coral Ridge Chapel.

Sir Fred Gollop laid to rest

The late Sir Fred Winlyn Gollop, a former President of the Senate of Barbados, was yesterday laid to rest at Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church.


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