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Philip V. Nicholls
PHILIP VERNON NICHOLLS was born on October 6th 1960, the
first of three boys of Neville and Yvonne Nicholls. Stephen is a financial
analyst and Christopher
an oncologist, while Philip followed in the
footsteps of his father in becoming an attorney-at-law. His mother was
a teacher for many years at the former
Girls Foundation and Oueens
College, and was on staff at the University of the West Indies when
Philip also joined the Faculty of Law there as an Associate
,something he did for over 20 years.
His early education was at the Merrivale Preparatory School, also known as Mrs. Carrington's school, where his two brothers were all schooled ...
Wilmont St. Cyr
W St Cyr, was born in Barbados and came from humble beginnings. He later enrolled into the military and was a talented sportsman after serving for some years. But later his life made a dramatic turn, when he was incarcerated for over eight years for gun possession. This was then seen as the dark cloud of his life, a turning point.
Determined to turn a different chapter in what he saw as bad choices and human misfortune, he took the pen up. Writing under the most difficult circumstances, the author created several works including an autobiography and three books, one of them, the exciting and most talked about movie type Barbadian crime thriller 'Fields of Death,' a novel ...
Alvin Cummins was born in Barbados in 1933 and attended Combermere Boys' School. He left the island in 1958 to attend Harpur College of the State University of New York (SUNY) on a tuition waiver where he studied for a Bachelor's degree with a Major in Biology. Upon completion he trained for his Diploma in Medical Technology.
He returned to Barbados in 1963 and assumed the post of Senior Technologist at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The desire for further study resulted in training at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York and a certificate in Exfoliative Cytology, and later a journey to the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies where ...
Chelston W D Brathwaite
Chelston Whitley Da Costa Brathwaite is a national of Barbados. He is a graduate of St. Matthew's Elementary School and the Modern High School, Barbados and holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agricultural Science from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. He was the "Student of the Year" on the St. Augustine Campus of the University in 1965.
He subsequently earned the Master of Science degree (M.Sc.) and a Doctorate (Ph. D) in Plant Pathology from Cornell University in the United States of America. He holds a Diploma in Agricultural Development ...
Francoise Hendy Yarde
Francoise Hendy is an international treaties negotiator, specialising in tax, trade and investment. An attorney-at-law and expert in International Tax Diplomacy, she has been head of the Barbados Tax and Investment Treaty Negotiating Team, and its Lead Negotiator since 2003. Recently appointed to represent Barbados on the Steering Committee of the OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information, as one of the Committee's Vice-Chairs, Francoise has been the face of the Barbados' international business brand for over a decade. Formerly the Director of the Barbados International Business and Financial Services Division ...Read full biography of Francoise Hendy Yarde
Glyne Murray has been a civil servant, journalist, public relations manager, personal assistant, senator, cabinet minister and diplomat.
He was educated primarily at Combermere School in Barbados, Seneca College and Ryerson Polytechnic in Canada, and the University of the West Indies, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree (upper second class honours) in History and Sociology.