SOURCE: Antigua Breaking News (ABN)– Hyacinth Mottley is being hailed in Antigua & Barbuda as she celebrates her 107th birthday.
Mottley has been living in Antigua for more than 75 years. In her early years, she worked as a helper in many prominent households.
In the mid-1950’ s she decided to leave domestic work behind and work for herself. She began by selling trinkets and other goods out of a suitcase. She gained hundreds of clients many of whom later sought her out for her wisdom, insight and help in dealing with life’s challenges.
Her favourite foods are ground provisions, pepperpot, lettuce and citrus fruits.
She credits her longevity to God.
Mottley was born in Barbados in 1914.