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Tag Archives: longevity

  1. “Liza Liburd Jeffers” is Nevis’ newest centenarian

    Ms. Eliza “Liza Liburd Jeffers” Flanders of Hamilton became the newest centenarian on Nevis when she celebrated her 100th birthday on November 30, 2019. She joins the only other living centenarian on the island Ms. Mary Browne, of River Path in Gingerland who celebrated her most recent birthday on November 01, 2019. Eric Evelyn, Minister […]

    December 11, 2019HealthNo comments
  2. Labour Minister of Barbados sees no Correlation between the NIS extended retirement and the plight of BIDC staff

    If Sir Leroy Trotman as an officially┬áretired trade unionist is still holding sway in the Barbados Workers’ Union and even negotiating still at Government’s Bay St headquarters earlier this month (to the derision of Barbadians on social media asking if this is Toni Trotman or Sir Leroy Moore, making a play on the allegedly genuine […]

    June 30, 2015Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  3. The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared

    Powered by the antics of a mischievous centenarian on the run, blockbuster comedy The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared abounds with irreverent charm. After a long and colorful life working in munitions and getting entangled in the Spanish Civil War, the Manhattan Project, and other definitive events of the 20th century, […]

    April 26, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. ‘Self/less’ – Science Fiction Drama: Ben Kingsley & Ryan Reynolds

    An extremely wealthy man, dying from cancer, undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body’s origin and the organization that will kill to protect its cause.

    March 29, 2015Health, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Founder/Bishop Emeritus of Life & Light Apostolic Assembly, St. Lucy died at 102

    Bishop Boyce who celebrated his 102nd birth date on April 24, 2014, passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital… He first established Life & Light Apostolic Assembly over seventy five years ago and remained its Spiritual Leader until retirement. Thereafter, he continued to perform a pivotal role in the functioning of the Church. He is […]

    December 31, 2014Events, FeaturedNo comments
  6. Care of the Elderly & Care-giver Community Project: 29 June at Ellerslie Secondary

    The BFFRA in association with BWU Cooperative Credit Union & Sagicor Life presents Care of the Elderly & Care-giver Community Project Sunday, June 29th, 4:00 p.m. Ellerslie Secondary School THE TOPIC Understanding Ageing – Palliative & End of Life Care (CLICK FOR BIGGER) ACTIVITIES Issuing and exchange of Glocometers by SBI Distribution Blood Sugar & […]

    June 25, 2014Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Barbadian Health Minister observes: Non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) overpowering Communicable diseases as leading cause of Death

    Equal emphasis needs to be placed on the prevention, management and control of non-communicable diseases (NCD’s). Minister of Health, John Boyce, revealed that NCDs have now replaced communicable diseases as a major cause of illness and death in our population. And, he stated this gives Barbados a national health profile that “mimics that of developed […]

    April 12, 2014HealthNo comments
  8. BARP executive has opposing viewpoint to many Bajans – Local Healthcare is adequate & comprehensive? This as “Just a Pinch” Campaign is pushed out…

    Salt is one of the world’s oldest words in English, along with apple, tin and gold… It is a measurement of what we earn at our jobs – salary. If one treats information with a grain of salt, this means you have your doubts as to its veracity and it needs flavour to digest – […]

    April 6, 2014HealthNo comments