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Tag Archives: ancestry

  1. Barbados-Liberia Connection made stronger

    Ilaro Court, the Official Residence of the Prime Minister, was filled with stories that embraced the Barbados-Liberia connection with nostalgia and discussion of the extensive social and economic potential that could be tapped into with greater cooperation. Witherspoon, the great-great-grandson of John Albert Porte, who migrated from Barbados to Liberia in the mid-1860s, told the […]

    June 30, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. American writer Richard W. Connelly Sr. chronicles his decades-long search for familial roots in the autobiographical novel ‘Bloodline Detective’

    American author Richard W. Connelly Sr. pens a compelling true story about his decades-long search for identity and family in his self-published first book entitled “Bloodline Detective“. Connelly sketches his life in vivid terms, chronicling from his childhood, as part of an adopted family to which he felt he didn’t belong. The author describes the […]

    August 20, 2015BooksNo comments
  3. CARNEGIE LIBRARY RESTORATION WITH FUND-RAISING RAFFLE & CALENDAR LAUNCHED

    A fundraising project to finance a $4 million restoration of the historic Carnegie Building on Coleridge Street, Bridgetown, was launched yesterday by the Task Force established to oversee the restoration. The Carnegie Building served as the headquarters of the National Library Service up to eight years ago when it was vacated due to its deteriorated […]

    July 30, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  4. UWI Cave Hill Genealogist lauds Barbados firm in creating Cost Sharing initiative for Tertiary Education

    The Guardian Group/Guardian Life of the Caribbean Limited just launched a new life insurance product that is created to revolutionise the entire concept of educational planning. The Student Opportunity Saver (SOS) plan will serve as an investment instrument to assist persons in achieving future educational goals and better prepare them on the benefits of sound […]

    April 6, 2014Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Nevisian Leader welcomes Alexander Hamilton linkage from visiting Interest Group

    Premier of Nevis Vance Amory welcomed a four-member group who was on Nevis and was involved in the awareness of Alexander Hamilton who was born in Nevis and later became the first Secretary in the United States Treasury. Mr. Amory learned from the Department of Information how Founder of the American Museum of Finance in […]

    May 19, 2013Culture, TravelNo comments
  6. ‘LONG LOST’ BAJANS IN PANAMA – LOOKING FOR FAMILY IN BARBADOS, CAN YOU HELP?

    My wife and I recently returned to Barbados after our trip to Panama City, Republic of Panama,Central America – from April 13th – 16th 2009) for the 3rd Indigenous Leaders Summit of the Americas; while there I was pleasantly surprised to meet two middle-aged men of Barbadian parentage. These gentlemen (see photo attached) Louis WARREN […]

    May 4, 2009Cinema, News7 comments