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Well known Caribbean Broadcaster Barbara Gloudon is Dead

Veteran Caribbean Broadcaster the Honourable Dr Barbara Gloudon, OJ


May 13, 2020 | Colin O. Jarrett |

Well known Caribbean veteran broadcaster the Honourable Dr Barbara Gloudon, OJ has died.

Dr Gloudon, a Jamaican, died in hospital on Wednesday night at the age of 87.  The RCP News Centre reported in its Tuesday Newscast that Gloudon’s husband Ancile, a former actor, food technologist, orchid enthusiast and Church pianist died on April 30 at the age of 89.

Mrs Gloudon hosted a radio talk show for 30 years and was chair of the Little Theatre Movement.  She became a fellow of the Institute of Jamaica and received numerous awards and honours including the Order of Jamaica from the Government of Jamaica and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of the West Indies.

Colin O. Jarrett is Caribbean News Editor with Vision Newspaper

Photo Credit @wcchen 

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