Values Assessment Report Next Week

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will soon know some of those features of Barbadian life that citizens want to reclaim, retain or discard, in keeping with the questions he posed last year during this country’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. Barbados At 50: The Barbados National Values Assessment 2016 Report, which was carried out by the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social …

We Bajans – Kemar Saffrey

Malissa Brathwaite Top Stories

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll chatting with President and Founder of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society Kemar Saffrey (far right), at Buckingham Palace, where he received the Commonwealth Youth Award for Excellence. (GP) If there is one Bible verse that describes the divine calling of President and Founder of the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS), Kemar Saffrey, Deuteronomy …

Check Out Our Independence Galleries!

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Didn’t get the opportunity to attend all of the 50th Anniversary of Independence events? Or you just want to see more! Well check out our photo galleries on Flickr. Take a look at our photostream and our 50th Anniversary of Independence albums. Also visit our galleries for the three-day visit of His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales. See also: READ …

Prince Harry Departs Barbados

Cathy Lashley Top Stories

His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Henry of Wales bade farewell to Barbados today, as his official three-day visit and the penultimate leg of his tour of the Caribbean came to an end. Prior to boarding a Trans Guyana Airways flight for Guyana at 11:25 a.m., he was greeted at the airport by Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave; Prime Minister Freundel …

Prince Harry Visits The RSS

Joyanne Kelly Top Stories

His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales was taken on a special tour of the Regional Security System (RSS) headquarters, at Paragon Base, Christ Church, on Thursday. On arrival at the RSS Headquarters, Prince Harry, as he is familiarly known, visited the Asset Recovery Unit, Fusion Centre and Air Wing, where he could not resist boarding a C26 patrol aircraft …

Stuart: Barbados Has Made Great Strides

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

Barbados has justified its decision in 1966 to seek independence. This view was shared on Wednesday by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, as he addressed a host of distinguished guests at the Toast to the Nation at St. Ann’s Fort. Among those in attendance were His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales; Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave; President of Guyana, David …

Barbados – A Remarkable Nation!

Sharon Austin Top Stories

His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Henry of Wales has congratulated Barbados on reaching its 50th Anniversary of Independence, describing it as “a remarkable nation” with “a remarkable future ahead”. Prince Henry made the comments on Wednesday night at the Golden Anniversary Spectacular Mega Concert at Kensington Oval. He was representing his grandmother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, who visited Barbados …

Independence Celebrations “A Resounding Success”

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described the near year-long celebrations of Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence as “a resounding success”. Mr. Stuart expressed the view on Wednesday, at the Golden Anniversary Spectacular Mega Concert at Kensington Oval, which culminated the Independence celebrations. The Prime Minister told the thousands gathered, including His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, Barbadian international superstar …

50th Anniversary Monument Revealed

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Barbados was swept by patriotic fervour last night when hundreds of excited Barbadians converged at the Garrison Savannah for the Reveal of the 50th Anniversary of Independence National Monument. Although the revealing had been delayed by 24 hours because of the inclement weather, it did not stop Barbadians and visitors, young and old, from being a part of the historic …

Treasured For 50 Years

Shayla Murrell Ministry News

Some things are just meant to be cherished for generations. Like Maylene Gibbons’ patriotic shirt, purchased on November 30, 1966, to wear to the Independence ceremony tht night.  Her daughter, Sondra Tull, excitedly shared the story with her younger colleagues. “My mum kept this shirt for all these years because she liked it and she never thought she would have …