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Bouncing baby girl first for Independence Day

Bouncing baby girl first for Independence Day

  Aneeta Eversley and Junior Edwards received an “extra special delivery” in the wee hours of this morning. They welcomed baby Janaee Aniyah at 3:38 a.m. at the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The healthy and beautiful baby girl decked in a pink hat and white jumper with pink hearts was the first Independence baby for […]

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE – Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE – Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgetown

Independence Address by The Most Rev. Charles Jason Gordon Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Bridgetown   For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul? (Mk 8:36) What is our value system today? Fifty-one years ago, our nation had a clear value system: God was first, then came […]

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE – Citizens Action Partnership

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE – Citizens Action Partnership

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE BY  LEADER OF THE CITIZENS ACTION PARTNERSHIP (CAP)  WENDELL CALLENDER.   “We write our names in history’s page with expectations great, strict guardians of our heritage, firm craftsmen of our fate”.   If ever these words of the national anthem had such immense significance and evoked such overwhelming emotion in me it is now: […]

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE – Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE – Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association

INDEPENDENCE MESSAGE FROM THE BARBADOS HOTEL AND TOURISM ASSOCIATION The Chairman, Directors, Members and Staff of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) extend greetings and Happy Independence to all Barbadians as we celebrate our 51st Anniversary of Independence.   The 2017 Hurricane Season, which officially ends on Independence Day, has been destructive and costly […]

INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE – Opposition Leader Mia Mottley

INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE – Opposition Leader Mia Mottley

ADDRESS BY OPPOSITION LEADER MIA MOTTLEY  Q.C., M.P. ON THE OCCASION OF THE 51ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF BARBADOS   My Fellow Barbadians;   We have been at the crease for fifty years as a nation, which is but the blink of an eye in terms of nationhood. We acknowledge that our journey as […]

INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart

ADDRESS BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF BARBADOS THE RT. HON FREUNDEL J. STUART, Q.C., M.P. ON THE OCCASION OF THE 51ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF BARBADOS Fellow Barbadians, I feel honoured to be able to address you once again on this the 51st Anniversary of the Independence of Barbados. When I addressed you last […]

INDEPENDENCE HONOURS ANNOUNCED – Three Barbadians knighted

INDEPENDENCE HONOURS ANNOUNCED – Three Barbadians knighted

A publisher, a veteran surveyor and an outstanding fast bowler are this island’s three newest knights. The announcement was made in this year’s Independence Day Honours list. Publisher of the Barbados Advocate newspaper Anthony Bryan is to be accorded the title Knight of St Andrew “for his outstanding contribution to publishing, broadcasting and business, including […]

Bajans condemn defacing of Nelson statue

Bajans condemn defacing of Nelson statue

Hours after it was discovered that the controversial statue of British hero Horatio Nelson had been defaced, efforts were under way to clean off the paint that had been splashed over it. However, while workers from commercial cleaning company Pammard Services were today trying to wash off the evidence, nothing could erase the deep feelings […]

Nelson defaced

Nelson defaced

The decades-old, passionate debate about the placement of the statue of British admiral Horatio Nelson resurfaced today after Barbadians woke up this morning to the news that the life-size figure had been defaced. The statue of the British hero has stood at what was then Trafalgar Square –renamed Heroes Square in 1999 in honour of […]