Trident On Display At Foreign Affairs

Theresa Blackman Top Stories

With Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence fast approaching, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Chairperson of the 50th Anniversary Independence Celebrations Coordinating Committee, Senator Maxine McClean, is hoping the symbolic act of receiving and displaying the commemorative broken trident will ignite a greater sense of patriotism in all Barbadians. Speaking this morning during a brief ceremony to mark the arrival of …

Foreign Affairs Ministry To Host Broken Trident

Kim Ramsay-Moore Ministry News

The Commemorative Broken Trident will be hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Minister with responsibility for the Ministry, Senator Maxine McClean, will receive the trident from BDF Officials at her Culloden Road office, after which she will make brief remarks on its significance. Senator McClean is …

Auditions For 50th Anniversary Theatre Production

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

Barbadian singers, dancers and actors are invited to audition for the island’s 50th Anniversary of Independence musical theatre production Mirror, Mirror, Show Me a Hero! The commemorative play, which is being produced by the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Secretariat and the National Cultural Foundation (NCF), seeks to examine the core themes of Independence and Heroes in a 21st century …

Additional Stops For Broken Trident

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

The commemorative Broken Trident will make some additional stops as it journeys around St. Michael this month. Tomorrow, Thursday, August 11, the symbolic Broken Trident will be hosted by the Eunice Gibson Polyclinic, Warrens, from 8:30 a.m. Later that morning, it will take pride of place at the Changing of the Sentry Ceremony at the Main Guard, The Garrison, beginning …

St. Michael To Host Broken Trident In August

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

Following its official handover on Monday, August 1, the commemorative Broken Trident will continue its journey across St. Michael this month, with stops at several churches and places of business. On Wednesday, August 10, the symbolic Broken Trident will be hosted by the Broad Street branch of Cave Shepherd, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It will also be on …

Lashley: Teach Them About Our Past Traditions

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

Older generations of Barbadians are being encouraged to pass on their knowledge and traditions from bygone days to successive generations. This call came today from Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, as he addressed the opening of a Genealogy Marketplace at the Archives Department, Black Rock, St. Michael. Mr. Lashley told the large crowd gathered on the Department’s …

Praise For Independence Committee & Secretariat

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has again showered praise on the 50th Anniversary of Independence Coordinating Committee and the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Secretariat for the “sterling work” which they are doing to showcase Barbados. Mr. Stuart made the comments on Wednesday while delivering the feature address at the opening of the three-day Barbados Network Consultation 2016 (4th Diaspora Conference) …

Praise For Independence Celebrations Secretariat

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has lauded the 50th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Secretariat for the “very impressive work” it has done so far. Mr. Stuart praised the staff of the Secretariat, led by Permanent Secretary Gabrielle Springer, during a recent ceremony at the Main Guard, Garrison, to announce Taisha Carrington as the winner of the Barbados at 50 Monument Design …

Many Strands Aided Barbados’ Development

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has expressed the view that this country’s cultural policy has to be so managed that it does not become divisive, but inclusive and a force to unite the nation. Mr. Stuart made the comments yesterday during a ceremony at the Main Guard, Garrison, to announce Taisha Carrington as the winner of the Barbados at 50 Monument …

Young Barbadian Wins Monument Competition

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Twenty-three year old Taisha Carrington, who is a third year student at Pratt Institute in New York, has won the Barbados at 50 Monument Design Competition. Ms. Carrington today received a trophy along with a cheque for $20,000 from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during a ceremony at the Main Guard, Garrison. The monument will be installed in time for this …