Governor General To Go On Leave

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Governor-General, Dame Sandra Mason, will travel overseas on a private visit from Tuesday, April 23, to Saturday, May 11. During her absence, Sir Kenneth Rudolph Hewitt will perform the functions of Governor-General. Government House See also: READ MORE Prince Charles: “Barbados Is A Remarkabl… anemptytextlline READ MORE Parade For Governor General’s Birthday anemptytextlline READ MORE Governor General’s Christmas Message 201… …

Prince Charles: “Barbados Is A Remarkable Island”

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The heir to the British throne, Charles, Prince of Wales, has showered praise on Barbados for its community activism, championing global environmental issues and inspirational leaders. His comments came as Their Royal Highnesses attended an official reception held in their honour last night at Government House. Present were Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, Prime Minister  Mia Amor Mottley, Chief Justice …

Parade For Governor General’s Birthday

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The Barbados Cadet Corps (BCC) will hold a parade on Thursday, January 17, in observance of Governor General Dame Sandra Mason’s 70th birthday. Dame Sandra will inspect the 100-strong Guard of Honour of the BCC, at her official residence at Government House, commencing at 4.30 p.m. Barbados Defence Force See also: READ MORE Governor General To Go On Leave anemptytextlline …

Governor General’s Christmas Message 2018

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Christmas Message 2018 by Her Excellency Dame Sandra Mason, GCMG, DA, QC – Governor General of Barbados I am especially honoured to greet Fellow Barbadians, residents and visitors on this Christmas Day in my maiden Christmas Message. It is, therefore, a fitting time to thank all of you for the many warm and kind sentiments conveyed to me on my …

New Independent Senator Sworn In

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Reverend John Rogers was sworn in today as an Independent Senator by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason at Government House. Reverend Rogers took the Oath of Office, which was witnessed by the Clerk and Deputy Clerk of Parliament, Pedro Eastmond and Beverley Gibbons; his mother, Mona; wife, Cheryl and daughter, Safya. He expressed his sincere gratitude to the Governor General …

2018 Independence Day Honours List

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Her Excellency Dame Sandra Prunella Mason, Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Dame of St. Andrew, Queen’s Counsel, Governor-General of Barbados, has consented to the announcement of National Honours on the occasion of the Fifty-second Anniversary of Independence of Barbados.  The Barbados National Honours and Decorations system was instituted by Letters Patent …

Young Economist Is Latest Rhodes Scholar

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Twenty-year-old Zubin Deyal from Trinidad and Tobago is this year’s Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholar. However, his selection by a committee on Tuesday, chaired by Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason, was not just a victory for the twin-island republic but also for Barbados and Guyana. Mr. Deyal was born in Barbados, where he spent the first year of his life, to a …

National Independence Service This Sunday

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The National Independence Service of Thanksgiving, which is expected to be one of the highlights of Barbados’ 52nd anniversary of Independence celebrations will be held this Sunday, November 18, at the Wildey Gymnasium, under the theme Building Together- One Barbados. Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason; Prime Minister, Mia Amor Mottley; Chief Justice, Sir Marston Gibson; Cabinet Ministers; other Members of …

Final Independent Senator Sworn In

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The final Independent Senator, Alphea Wiggins, took the Oath of Office this morning before Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, during a brief ceremony at Government House. Senator Wiggins, who is the former Deputy High Commissioner to London, said she was “very happy” to be appointed by Her Excellency. The proceedings were witnessed by Cabinet Secretary, Cecile Humphrey; Clerk of Parliament, …

Governor General On Leave

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Governor-General, Dame Sandra Mason, will travel overseas on a private visit from tomorrow, Tuesday, August 28, to Sunday, September 16. During her absence, Kenneth Rudolph Hewitt will perform the functions of Governor-General. Government House See also: READ MORE Governor General To Go On Leave anemptytextlline READ MORE Prince Charles: “Barbados Is A Remarkabl… anemptytextlline READ MORE Parade For Governor General’s …