Prime Minister Pays Tribute To Rihanna

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Prime Minister Freundel Stuart yesterday described superstar Rihanna as “the most successful and multifaceted entertainer in the history of Barbados”. Speaking at a ceremony to change the name of Westbury New Road, where the singer/songwriter grew up, to Rihanna Drive, the Prime Minister noted: “Her story is one to inspire other young people, in Barbados and beyond, to know that …

Visit Our Gallery – Rihanna Drive Ceremony

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Did you miss yesterday’s Rihanna Drive ceremony? Well, click here to visit our Flickr gallery to see more. You may also click here to see photographic highlights of yesterday’s 51st anniversary of Independence Parade at the Historic Garrison Savannah and the Toast to the Nation event at St. Ann’s Fort. See also: READ MORE Prime Minister Pays Tribute To Rihanna …

Westbury New Road To Be Renamed

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Government will rename Westbury New Road in honour of former resident and Barbadian-born pop icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, on Independence Day, Thursday, November 30, during an official ceremony. According to officials within the Ministry of Tourism, Westbury New Road, which will be renamed Rihanna Drive, is a growing tourist attraction, as many taxi drivers and tour bus operators show it …

Prince Harry & Rihanna Get Tested

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His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Barbadian superstar, Rihanna visited a barbershop set up in Heroes Square as part of the HIV and AIDS Awareness event ‘Man Aware’. Here they chatted with HIV counsellor, Fabian Sargeant. Photography: A.Miller/BGIS His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Barbadian singer and songwriter, Rihanna showed the world the importance of knowing …

Central Bank Launches New Magazine

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The Central Bank of Barbados’ new magazine Economic Insight.bb (EI.bb) has been described as a showcase of Barbadian excellence. Minister of Labour and Deputy Chairman of the 50th Anniversary of Independence Coordinating Committee, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, gave this summary of the publication today, at the official launch of the magazine in the Grande Salle, Central Bank of Barbados. …