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Then & Now

Then & Now - the Airport

The general shape is somewhat the same, but just about everything else is different at the Grantley Adams International Airport (below), which for many years was known as the Seawell Airport (seen at top).

Back in 1949 when Seawell opened as Barbados' first airport, flights only came in once a week - on Wednesdays.

Now the GAIA, which was extensively refurbished between 2000 and 2006, welcomes flights seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Event Coverage

HEAR MY CRY! The Dancin' Africa group shook up the place with the shango rhythms. (Pictures by Shaka Mayers.)<br><br>

Evening of dance

Published on: 11/1/09
IT WAS all about dance at the first showcase of the National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) last Friday night.

Titled Images, it was a chance for patrons and judges ... Read More

Peter Ram and Lil Rick were popular with the crowd. (Photo by Shaka Mayers.)

Mix of cultures at Bajan Brew

HUNDREDS WERE treated to a variety of cultural expressions during a concert entitled A Bajan Brew on Sunday night at Heroes Square, The City.

The presentation followed the Sagicor Life Lighting C ... Read More

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