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Moment in time

Members of the Barbados Legion marching smartly to show they still have what it takes. Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave (seated), Chief of Staff of the Barbados Defence Force, Colonel Alvin Quintyne (left), and Commissioner of Police Darwin Dottin observing the parade. (Pictures by Nigel Browne.)

Sat, December 01, 2012 - 12:05 AM

Barbadians turned out in the thousands at the Garrison Savannah yesterday to witness the Independence Parade and say Happy Birthday to their land.

Most of them were attired in varying shades of blue, yellow and black to represent the flag that was first unfurled at the same venue in 1966.

Under mostly sunny skies, members of the military and other uniformed groups were a picture of uniformity as they marched in slow and quick time before Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave and other dignitaries.

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