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What’s Trending: Worthy Sirs

What’s Trending: Worthy Sirs

Fri, November 30, 2012 - 9:45 AM

The Nation’s Associate Editor. Sherie Holder-olutayo takes a look at what’s trending today in Barbados.

In today’s Daily Nation front page story it was revealed that Chief Justice Marston Gibson along with a leading academic, Dr Frank Alleyne have been conferred with the knighthood, in this year’s Independence Awards. Our online readers expressed their views on this issue.

Greg Greaves: I really think something is wrong, what has Mr Gibson done to deserve being knighted, but then, since the standards are being lowered I soon will get my knighthood too.

Don Dougla Foster: I saw this cover you know what was the first thing I thought? Not if they deserve it, I was just proud they are Barbadians being recognized.

Titus Thomas: I don't know much about Mr. Gibson, but when I saw him I was a bit surprised. Congrats to Sir Frank Alleyne, well deserved.

Caleb Watson: Barbados does not need that colonial garbage anymore. Barbados needs to divorce  itself from its former colonial master.

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