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Barbara Gloudon­ — Pain and torture at The Gleaner

Jamaica Observer 16 May 2022
The second and final part of The Desmond Allen Interviews looking at the life of veteran journalist, broadcaster and playwright Barbara Gloudon published in the Jamaica Observer on May 16, 2004 ... Gloudon, by now a fast-rising reporter, editor and columnist, was interviewing and rubbing shoulders with some of Jamaica and the world’s biggest names.
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Jockey legend ‘Bimbo’ Rodriquez regales late Armond

Jamaica Observer 15 May 2022
Four-time champion jockey of Jamaica, EmilioBimbo” Rodriquez, has described Chris Armond’s death as “a great loss to Caymanas Park and Jamaica” ... Armond established himself as a race commentator there and on the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation radio station from 1975 to 1985.
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Barbara Gloudon: Behind G-G rumour a national admiration

Jamaica Observer 15 May 2022
Part One of the The Desmond Allen Interviews looking at the life of veteran journalist, broadcaster, and playwright Barbara Gloudon, first published in the Jamaica Observer on May 9, 2004 ... The others are Howard; Carmen; Kingsley and Karl, the twins; Keith and Nigel, a skilful footballer who played for Jamaica.
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Barbara Gloudon was devoted to her family and Jamaica

Jamaica Observer 14 May 2022
ELEVEN days after her husband’s passing, Barbara Gloudon — veteran broadcaster, theatre legend, and former Jamaica Observer columnist — died Wednesday night at University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew ... Devoted to her family — her brothers, and sisters and her wider family of Jamaica,” Gloudon-Nelson told the Jamaica Observer.
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Jamaicans fondly remember Barbara Gloudon

Jamaica Star 13 May 2022
News came early Thursday that Jamaica had lost an iconic figure in Barbara Gloudon ... She said that Jamaica and Africa must unite ... I think as a radio personality, she has contributed a lot and she pioneered radio in Jamaica from back in the early 1990s and has always been one of those strong figures in our broadcasting sector.
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Ancile Gloudon passes at 89

Jamaica Observer 03 May 2022
ANCILE Gloudon — actor, food technologist, orchid enthusiast, and husband of playwright, broadcaster and former Jamaica Observer columnist Barbara Gloudon — died on Saturday ... He developed some internal bleeding and his body could not handle it and he decided to leave us,” Gloudon Nelson told the Jamaica Observer.
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You Sexy Thing goes platinum

Jamaica Observer 03 May 2022
Broadcaster Norman Marsh, who has more than 40 years in broadcasting and who now works with Kool FM, was an engineer and technical operator at the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation Radio One when You Sexy Thing was a hit in 1975 ... It was also a hit because the leader of the band was Jamaican,” he told the Jamaica Observer ... Norman Marsh. .
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UTech students to get ‘Magnified’

Jamaica Observer 02 May 2022
You can expect a wide array of items, including a presentation from the incredible guest speaker Debbie Bissoon and other prolific practitioners in the field,” Joshua Paul, lecturer in the BACAT programme who is guiding the students in producing Media Magnified, told the Jamaica Observer.
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Andre Lowe returns to Observer as sports content manager

Jamaica Observer 01 May 2022
Highly-acclaimed journalist Andre Lowe has returned to the Jamaica Observer to lead the company’s sports publications across the print, digital, and broadcast platforms in his role as sports content manager ... “I am extremely thrilled for the opportunity to return to the Jamaica Observer.
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A salute to Douglas Wrexham Eric Forrest (1908-1995) — Kingston College’s gentle giant

Jamaica Observer 01 May 2022
It was in this challenging environment that Mrs Frances-Marie Coke, who joined the staff at Kingston College and became head of the English Department, was motivated by Douglas Forrest to take on the challenge of preparing KC boys to enter the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz.
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