Late Opening Of Courts Nov. 24

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are advised that all courts will open at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24. Registrar of the Supreme Court, Barbara Cooke-Alleyne, has indicated that this is to facilitate a Special Sitting of the Courts to pay tribute to the former Governor-General, the late Sir Clifford Husbands. Any inconvenience caused by this late opening is regretted. julia.rawlins-bentham@barbados.gov.bb  …

Sir Clifford Husbands Laid To Rest

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This island’s sixth Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands, was laid to rest in a stately ceremony befitting the outstanding legal luminary, statesman, friend, father and grandfather. On an overcast morning, Acting Governor General, Sir Philip Greaves; Prime Minister Freundel Stuart; retired Governor General, Sir Elliott Belgrave, retired Chief Justice Sir David Simmons, current Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson, members of …

Route For Sir Clifford’s Funeral Procession

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

The funeral procession for former Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands, will depart Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael, tomorrow, Friday, November 3, at 7:45 a.m. The procession, which will be accompanied by pallbearers from the Barbados Defence Force and outriders from the Royal Barbados Police Force, will proceed to the junction of Passage Road, Country Road and White Park …

All’s Set For Sir Clifford’s Burial

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Plans are progressing well for the State Funeral for this island’s longest serving Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands, which will be held this Friday, November 3. Following a dress rehearsal today at St. Lucy’s Parish Church, Minister with responsibility for coordinating the State Funeral, Senator Dr. Byer Suckoo, told the media that the “dry run” was necessary to ensure that …

Plans Under Way For State Funeral

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

Governor General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sir Frederick Ballantyne, will be among the specially-invited guests expected to attend the State Funeral of former Governor General, Sir Clifford Husbands, next Friday, November 3. Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, made this disclosure today during a press conference at Government Headquarters. Senator …

PM Pays Tribute To Sir Clifford

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described former Governor General, the late Sir Clifford Straughn Husbands, as “an asset to the public life of Barbados”, who rendered “impressive service” to the country. Mr. Stuart made the comments today while extending heartfelt condolences to Sir Clifford’s bereaved family on behalf of the Government and people of Barbados. “With his passing, an era …

Tribute To Sir Clifford Husbands

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The following was issued on Sunday, October 30, 2011, when Sir Clifford demitted the office of Governor General. The idea of prolonged, sterling ‘service to country and Queen’, particularly at the highest office of the land, and at an advanced age as well, could easily overwhelm the faint-hearted; but this was not the case with the seemingly enduring Sir Clifford Straughn …