Articles in 'Barbados Independence Issue'

What the Barbadian Means to Me

JOHN HEARNE It is doubtful whether a man from one society can ever define, completely, all the essentials of another. Even when those two societies apparently share as much in the way of historical and social experience as do Barbados...

  • SONG Island yet, in the coral of your star forms Creator of archangelic light, eternal Maker of music of palm...

  • Today, the West Indian novel is an internationally recognized literary phenomenon, and we even speak without hesitation of a West...

  • Health and Freedom

    In colonial territories, the hospital has formed part of a system designed to look after the basic health needs of...

  • The Teacher speaks

    KARMA                                ‘….down through these islands….’ The Teacher speaks: I have come unscathed through Purgatory to our children  for the children...

  • If when they brought him the good news he said there is God in Heaven, think: In the village where...

  • IN THE CASTLE OF MY SKIN

    In another class, the boys were buzzing about the queen. The queen, the head teacher had mentioned. Queen Victoria. It...

  • Independence and the Middle Man

    Those concerned with the policies of the future will, of necessity, be concerned with the implications contained in the word...

  • Wilfred Cartey Every village has a 'bad man' of its own, and St. Victoria Village was no exception. It had...