Michel Trinquier, French Ambassador to Barbados wishes to extend his deepest condolences to Prime Minister Thompson’s wife, Marie Josephine Mara, their three daughters and extended family.
All Government offices and schools across the country will be closed next Wednesday, November 3, the date of the State Funeral for former Prime Minister, the Hon. David Thompson. ??This was announced today by the Cabinet Office.
The Director, staff and trainees of The Barbados Youth Service,??join with our fellow Barbadians??to extend sincere condolences??on the passing??of our late Prime Minister, the Honourable David J. H. Thompson.
The National Youth Policy Coordinating Committee hereby conveys its condolences to the wife, children, parents, relatives and friends of the late Hon. David John Howard Thompson, former Prime Minister of Barbados.
Barbadians desirous of signing the condolence books in memory of former Prime Minister the Hon. David Thompson, will have a number of added locations to do so.
As messages of condolence still continue to come in for former Prime Minister the Hon. David Thompson, every effort is being made to ensure that next Wednesday’s State Funeral will be a fitting tribute to his office.
The Ministry of Health is advising the public that all polyclinics will be open on Monday, November 1 at 8:30 a.m., except the Maurice Byer Polyclinic.
Admission to the State Funeral for the late Prime Minister, the Hon. David J.H Thompson, on Wednesday, November 3, will be by ticket only.
A senior Government Official has called for a reassessment of Barbados’ eligibility to receive development assistance, while contending that aid from the international community should be based on criteria which reflects a country’s vulnerabilities.
In light of the approaching Tropical Storm, the Chief Fisheries Officer, Stephen Willoughby, is advising all fishing boat operators to secure or seek safe harbor for their vessels