Edna Celebrates 100 Years In Fine Style

Edna Celebrates 100 Years In Fine Style

Barbados’ newest centenarian Edna Lewis chatting with Governor General Dame Sandra Mason via Skype. (C. Pitt/BGIS) Edna Lewis is the epitome of the popular phrase “disability is not inability”.  Stricken with polio at the age of three, which left her with a...
Captain Sir Tom Moore Happy To Be In Barbados

Captain Sir Tom Moore Happy To Be In Barbados

100-year-old Captain Sir Tom Moore giving the thumbs up during high tea at St. Ann’s Fort last evening. He is joined by fellow centenarians Ena Collymore-Woodstock (left); Warrant Officer II, Elder Bishop (right). Also pictured are Minister of People Empowerment and...
100 Cheers For Beryl Whitney

100 Cheers For Beryl Whitney

Barbados’ newest centenarian Beryl Whitney. ( J. Carrington/BGIS) Beryl Mabel Whitney was the “lady of the hour” when relatives and friends gathered at the home of her daughter, Lola Bynoe, where Beryl currently resides, to celebrate the special...
100 Cheers For Newest Centenarian Arminta

100 Cheers For Newest Centenarian Arminta

The island’s newest centenarian, Arminta Harrison, surrounded by family, sharing a light moment with Governor General Dame Sandra Mason during a virtual call. (C. Pitt/BGIS) There was jubilation and warm smiles everywhere when Arminta Harrison became this...
Golden Apple Tree A Tribute To Late Centenarian

Golden Apple Tree A Tribute To Late Centenarian

Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde and the first granddaughter of the late Delphine “Clytie” Goodman, Dolores Doughty, planting a golden apple tree (spondias cytherea) in her honour at the National Bontanical Gardens today. (C....

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