Tag Archives: tribute

  1. (Letter To The Editor) 1st National Hero of Independent Barbados, Sir Frank Worrell

    Sir Frank Worrell has fulfilled the necessary requirements for hero status, and throughout his life represented Barbados “when this fair land was young and sowed the seed from which our pride is sprung. A pride that makes no wanton boast of what it has withstood, that binds our hearts from coast to coast, the pride […]

    May 8, 2021Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Statement from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of Sir Courtney Blackman

    Sir Courtney Blackman was, without doubt, a true Barbadian legend, patriot and pioneer, whose contribution to public life, anchored as founding Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, was always aimed at the fostering of economic growth for the upliftment of all Barbadians. He lived for his country, whether at the helm of our premiere […]

    March 17, 2021Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  3. Tribute to Courtney Newlands Blackman from the CBB

    The Central Bank of Barbados confirms that Sir Courtney Blackman, the first and longest serving Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, has died at the age of 88. Sir Courtney died in the United States of America where he had been living for more than 20 years. Reacting to news of his death, current […]

    March 17, 2021Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  4. St Martin’s Thomassillienne “Masso” Arnell passed on at 89 in NYC

    Thomassillienne Hermance Arnell died peacefully in her sleep on March 4, 2021, at 2 am, in Albany, New York. She was 89. She is survived by her sister Laura “Wendy” Arnell and family, brothers Harold “Sonny” Arnell and family, Benicio “Ben” Arnell and family, and Franklin “Frankie” Arnell and family; cousins Wilfred “Freed” Duzant and […]

    March 9, 2021CultureNo comments
  5. The 78th Golden Globes address controversy, amidst a glitchy telecast where streaming reigns supreme

    The 78th Golden Globe Awards underwent a rocky evening technically while fleetingly seeking to address the controversy rocking the organization behind the ceremony, in a pandemic-dictated format that saw streaming dominate the movie awards and an emotional posthumous win by actor Chadwick Boseman. Boseman’s award, for his role in the Netflix adaptation of the stage […]

    March 1, 2021Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. Charles Matz, author, renaissance scholar, dies at 96 – by Lasana M. Sekou

    Poet, renaissance scholar, dramaturge, novelist Charles Matz died at his home in Southampton, New York on February 12, 2021. He was 96. He leaves his children, Margaret Matz (architect, New York), Charles “Carlino” Matz III (professor, NYIT; architect, New Jersey), and Clare Ann Matz (multimedia artist, film director, Italy). He also leaves Antonio Lai da […]

    February 19, 2021BooksNo comments
  7. Barbadian accorded honor of World Peace Ambassador

    Dr. Adrian Daisley from Barbados has been the recent recipient of the World Peace Ambassador Award by Peace Tracts. Their mission is to bring hope, change hearts and reduce hatred and violence. To Lobby for peace, alleviate the sufferings of war, broker truce between warring parties and to secure the release of hostages and captives […]

    February 11, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  8. LETTER TO THE EDITOR: “Thanks Personnel in COVID” by Dr Victor Eastmond

    “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb” Nelson Mandela Please read and understand the words of Nelson Mandela as we remember the COVID19 hill we recently climbed in 2020. My fear is for the future as we prepare to climb the economic and social hills that […]

    January 15, 2021Editorial, Health1 comment
  9. Marvel Knights Animation – Black Panther (RIP, Chadwick Boseman)

    At a White House briefing, a history of the African nation of Wakanda is provided. Highlighted are an early story of an attack by another warrior tribe, Captain America’s mission against invading Nazis and his subsequent battle with Black Panther, and the Battle for the Crown where T’Challa becomes the new Black Panther.

    September 12, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Tribute to Professor Owen Arthur, Former PM of B’dos 1994-2008

    Mr Chairman I join my colleagues from CARICOM countries in thanking you for agreeing to celebrate the life of Professor the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, former Prime Minister of Barbados. It is fitting that this meeting coincides with his funeral service now taking place in Barbados. Owen Arthur was elected by the people to serve […]

    August 17, 2020PoliticalNo comments
  11. Address to Barbados by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on passing of 5th PM, Owen Seymour Arthur July 27, 2020Events, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Owen Arthur tribute by Sir Shridath Ramphal

    “Barbados has lost a great son. CARICOM has lost a great West Indian. We are all the poorer for Owen’s going. And may CARICOM for all time be guided by his credo of regional integration that marked his service to Barbados and the Caribbean Community entire.”

    July 27, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Sir Everton was the last remaining member of the world-famous Three Ws

    Today, I join Barbadians, West Indians and the rest of the cricketing world in saying farewell to a legend of the game, Sir Everton DeCourcy Weekes, just four and a half years shy of what would have been his final century in life. Sir Everton, the last remaining member of the world-famous Three Ws, now […]

    July 2, 2020Cricket, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Patrick Hoyos has left a solid legacy for those who remain practitioners of the Fourth Estate

    Once again, with a profound sense of sadness, I find myself in the position of paying tribute to a stalwart of the media fraternity who has left us unexpectedly. In fact, the Barbadian consumer of news and commentary would recall that Patrick was unrelenting in his questioning of political leaders and their operatives, regardless of […]

    July 2, 2020Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. BARJAM reacts to murder of photojournalist

    It is with deep sadness that the Executive of the Barbados Association of Journalists & Media Workers joins with media workers around the island in mourning the loss of one of our own. The media fraternity has lost one of its brightest young sparks in Christoff Griffith who was killed in the line of duty. […]

    June 23, 2020Crime, FeaturedNo comments

    I join Barbadians across this nation in paying respects to Sir Anthony Bryan, who passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Sir Anthony has made a substantial contribution to this country through his ownership of, and work with, the nation’s oldest newspaper, the Barbados Advocate, as well as radio stations BBS 90.7 FM and Faith […]

    June 9, 2020EventsNo comments

    I wish to express my sadness at the passing of Sir Anthony Bryan, a known stalwart and pioneer in publishing and broadcasting. In reviewing Sir Anthony’s record of business ventures in the 1970’s, there is a range of initiatives that affirm his penchant to lead and innovate. Apart from having provided the first in-flight magazine […]

    June 8, 2020EventsNo comments

    Barbados lost veteran journalist and distinguished son of the soil, Harold Hoyte. This doyen of Barbadian and regional journalism, by his tenacity and intrepid spirit, brought life to journalism in modern day Barbados. Mr Hoyte came to represent not merely a successful media entrepreneur who transformed the image and business of journalism in 1973 in […]

    May 14, 2019Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  19. Official Funeral offered by Prime Minister Mottley for Nation Publishing’s Editor Emeritus

    Barbadians – from the Prime Minister to the person on the street – are now mourning the passing of Media Magnate and Legacy Creator Harold Fitzherbert Hoyte who died Sunday morning at the age of 77 Among those offering sympathy and tribute, included the Commissioner of Police, and his Senior Command Team along with Rank […]

    May 14, 2019Breaking News, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Tribute to Alister McIntyre from Sir Shridath ‘Sonny’ Ramphal

    “A precious light has gone out in our Caribbean world, with Alister McIntyre‘s passing. He had devoted his life to Caribbean unity and was already, as he went, worrying over the darkening of the regional scene that threatens. The Region’s debt to Alister is payable only in a new enlightenment that makes Caribbean oneness the […]

    April 22, 2019EventsNo comments

    Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley paid tribute to the late Agronomist, Dr. Frances Chandler, who passed away on Saturday, describing her as an outstanding agronomist. “It is with shock and sadness that I learnt of the passing of Dr. Frances Chandler. She was a distinguished daughter of the soil who displayed a singular […]

    February 24, 2019Breaking News, Events, FeaturedNo comments
  22. ‘The Avengers 4’ – Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, James Brolin & Paul Rudd

    The Avengers try to figure out what to do after the events of Infinity War. Stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Paul Rudd and more.

    December 9, 2018Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Carlton Hope Lionel Hall memorial Boxing tournament

    The Barbados Boxing Association is celebrating 40 years of existence and this will be highlighted at the Carlton Hope Lionel Hall memorial tournament. This coming Saturday the 28th, the 40th paying spectator will receive a gift. On the night card are 3 AIBA rank boxers; Jabali Breedy ranked 30th Kimberly Gittens ranked 37th Charles Cox […]

    October 24, 2017Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  24. Sir Roland Richardson receives the President’s Award from St. Martin Book Fair

    St. Martin’s leading painter Sir Roland Richardson is the new recipient of the Presidents Award from the St. Martin Book Fair. Richardson accepted the award at the closing ceremony of the festival’s 15th anniversary, and said he was even more touched to be honored by a St. Martin organization. Richardson was awarded the ebony statute […]

    June 18, 2017BooksNo comments

    HBO is saddened by the loss of Bill Paxton, an extraordinary talent and true friend. In honor of his recent passing, HBO GO will be featuring all five seasons of the seminal HBO series in which he starred, Big Love. All five seasons of Big Love are available exclusively for subscribers of the premium digital […]

    March 5, 2017CinemaNo comments