Barbados’ 8th Prime Minister Sworn In

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Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is on a mission to stabilise and transform Barbados. She shared her plans earlier today with the media shortly after being sworn in as Barbados’ eighth Prime Minister at Government House, before Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, as well as family and friends. Ms. Mottley took the oath as Prime Minister at 12:26 p.m. and …

Gov’t House Takes Part In May Measurement Month

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As part of its activities for May Measurement Month and to mark World Hypertension Day, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB), partnered with the Barbados Defence Force (BDF), to establish a blood pressure monitoring site at Government House today. Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, who is also the Patron of the HSFB, participated in the event, along with …

General Elections On May 24

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General elections will be held in Barbados on Thursday, May 24, and Nomination Day is set for Monday, May 7. The dates were announced today by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, who said he had officially notified Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason. See also: READ MORE Cabinet To Be Sworn In Tomorrow anemptytextlline READ MORE New Members of Cabinet 2018 anemptytextlline …

Governor General To Attend Conference

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Her Excellency, the Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason leaves the island on Sunday to attend the 16th Conference of Governors General and Presidents of the Caribbean Region scheduled for Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis from, Sunday, April 8 to Thursday, April 12. During her absence, the Honourable Sherman Moore will perform the functions of the office of Governor General. See …

Dame Sandra Mason On Leave Until April 6

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Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, will travel to London on official and vacation leave from tomorrow, Saturday, March 17, to Friday, April 6. Her Excellency will be accompanied by her Aide-de-Camp, Major Julia Dabreo. While in London, Dame Sandra will receive the Investiture of GCMG at Buckingham Palace on Friday, March 23. During Dame Sandra’s absence, retired Court of Appeal …

Issuing Directions For Assistance Is Standard

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The Governor General has been issuing directions to the Chief of Staff to provide military assistance to the civil power and authorities twice a year for over two decades. This assertion has come from Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF), Colonel Glyne Grannum, in response to an article appearing in the Wednesday, February 21, 2018, edition of …

Dame Sandra Promises To Continue Legacy

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Described as a woman of honesty and integrity, Barbados’ eighth Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason, has pledged to uphold the principles for which she has become known as she pursues her new role. She was the lady of the moment as staff of the Registration Department held a special sitting in the Court of Appeal in her honour last Friday, …

Governor General’s Installation Ceremony – Gallery

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Did you miss yesterday’s installation ceremony of Barbados’ eight Governor General, Dame Sandra Mason at the Senate Chamber of Parliament? Then click here for the full gallery.   For a transcript copy of Dame Sandra Mason’s installation address click here. See also: READ MORE Barbados’ 8th Prime Minister Sworn In anemptytextlline READ MORE Gov’t House Takes Part In May Measuremen… anemptytextlline READ …

Installation Of Barbados’ Eighth Governor-General

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This country’s eighth Governor-General will be sworn into office on Monday, January 8, during an installation ceremony at the Senate Chamber of Parliament, which will get under way at 4:00 p.m. Madame Justice Sandra Mason, who has been named Governor-General designate, will become Dame Sandra Mason.  She replaces Sir Elliot Belgrave, who retired on July 1, 2017. The Governor-General designate …

Traffic Changes For Monday’s Installation Ceremony

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The installation ceremony for Governor-General designate, Madame Justice Sandra Mason, will take place on Monday, January 8, from 4:00 p.m.  To facilitate the ceremony, a number of traffic changes will be in effect in Bridgetown, between 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. on that day. Trafalgar Street, High Street, Wharf Road, and Broad Street from its junction with Prince William Henry Street …