Let’s Celebrate Our National Heroes

Let’s Celebrate Our National Heroes

Clement Osbourne Payne The Right Excellent Clement Osbourne Payne is regarded by some as the “apostle” of trade unionism in Barbados, urging workers to “Educate, agitate, but not to violate”. Known for his fiery, powerful speeches, Payne sought...
Recommendations Coming In For National Heroes

Recommendations Coming In For National Heroes

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office with responsibility for Culture, John King. (FP) Barbadians have been taking up Government’s invitation to recommend citizens worthy of elevation to the status of National Hero, and several names have already been suggested....
Nominations For More National Heroes

Nominations For More National Heroes

(FP) Barbadians are invited to recommend fellow Barbadians worthy to be elevated to the status of National Hero and to have their say on the future use of Heroes Square. The Prime Minister’s Office is requesting members of the public to select who they believe should...
Celebrating The Life Of Errol Walton Barrow

Celebrating The Life Of Errol Walton Barrow

Barbados National Heroes Explored – The Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow. (BGIS) Acclaimed as the Father of Barbados’ Independence, The Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow was born in the parish of St. Lucy on January 21, 1920. The son of the late Rev....
Polytechnic Reflects On Its Origins

Polytechnic Reflects On Its Origins

A week of activities to commemorate the 48th Anniversary of the Samuel Jackman Prescod Polytechnic (SJPP), and the life and times of National Hero, The Right Excellent Samuel Jackman Prescod, got under way today with a church service at the Wildey, St. Michael...

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