Posts By: Alicia Roachford Brathwaite

Pinterest stops promoting plantation weddings

Following urging from the civil rights advocacy group Colour of Change, Pinterest has remove plantation wedding content from their platform. And they are not the only ones … Many advocates and eventprofs continuously expressed their concern of the overwhelming promotion of plantations as wedding venues despite the offensive history attached to these properties. Pinterest took… Read more »

Will Ross University take over the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre?

What may be the future of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre in Barbados? In a recent press conference the island’s Minister of Tourism appears to have given us a hint. In January 2019 the state-of-the art Ross University School of Medicine was officially opened at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC). This LESC-based institution is… Read more »

11 Things You May Not Have Known About Barbados Event Professional Shalana Waterman

Profile of an Event Planner: Shalana Waterman Today we “teleport” you to the beautiful island of Barbados to meet with Shalana Waterman, Owner and Creative Director of Shalana Waterman Designs. She shares her thoughts on event planning, the future of the event industry and how she maintains a work-life balance.