Dame Sandra installed as new Governor General

Scores of onlookers gathered outside Parliament buildings in The City this afternoon to witness the installation of this island’s eighth Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, which was also attended by several dignitaries, including Sir Gary Sobers – the island’s only living National Hero – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, former Prime Minister Owen Arthur, Opposition Leader Mia Mottley.

Chief Justice Sir Maston Gibson greeting the new GG Dame Sandra Mason
Some of those who gathered in The City to witness the installation ceremony.

Dame Sandra, 68, replaces Sir Elliott Belgrave who retired at the end of June last year. The former jurist previously acted as Governor General in 2012.

Here, national hero Sir Garfield Sobers greets the new Governor General.


14 Responses to Dame Sandra installed as new Governor General

  1. gsmiley January 8, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    no comment

  2. Kevin January 8, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Congrats and good luck to her, she looks really nice.

  3. Icilma Bushell
    Icilma Bushell January 8, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Congratulations Dame Mason.St Philip is proud of you

  4. Rhonda Stoute
    Rhonda Stoute January 8, 2018 at 8:54 pm


  5. Saga Boy January 8, 2018 at 8:58 pm

    Such elegance!

  6. luther thorne January 8, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    Time to get rid of this crap now

    • hcalndre January 8, 2018 at 11:26 pm

      The PM is hoping to be rewarded at the ballot boxes, he got some calypsonians covered, so they would muzzled, he will make some judges, give out some handles, Sirs etc. and make permanent positions in the last dying days of his captaincy.

    • Big man January 9, 2018 at 12:06 am

      Luther you not on hunger strike again
      man you dun dead already
      A walking dead

  7. luther thorne January 9, 2018 at 12:03 am

    There comes a time that
    when people done wid yuh , Duh dun wid YUH dont care wuh yuh duh, Duh dun wid yuh.
    So the PM could do wuh he like, um dosent matter.
    He Gone thru the eddoes.

    All of these things seem hollow.

    The thing with the Calypsonians was OVERDONE
    Bare Foolishness !
    What have they done especially the female , Wukkup and Gyrate whilst singing bout Bumper every year. Ambassador my Arse.

  8. Big man January 9, 2018 at 12:09 am

    Luther you is bare boo
    Bubble get burst, Mia not legalizing your thing go back in thee closet

  9. archy perch January 9, 2018 at 2:16 am

    Class and elegance shines through this lady. She will serve this island well, especially at a time when morals and common sense is headed for the door. Dame Sandra is the antithesis of another uman seeking higher office, and she knows what it is to be a mother…not a mother. For you political optimist harbouring thoughts of success in this year’s general elections, there is nothing fake about Dame Sandra’s legal career. She has ALL the degrees needed to proudly say she is a real Lawyer.
    God rewards the honest individual.

  10. Saga Boy January 9, 2018 at 2:20 am

    @Big Man. Luther is clearly not a man of his word. He promised to go on a hunger strike a long time ago and is still not dead. He cannot be trusted. Don’t believe a word he says.

  11. Ralph W Talma January 9, 2018 at 3:32 am

    Congratulations Dame Sandra, may your appointment as Governor General be long and glorious.

  12. trevor daniel January 9, 2018 at 11:25 am

    @archy perch. You are a very exciting writer. I enjoy reading your submissions. Many on this blog can’t handle you it seems.


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