• Today
    July 17

  • 01:33 AM

GG thanks staff with awards


Added 27 June 2017


NATION photographer Nigel Browne greeting Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave before receiving his medal. (Picture by Alex Downes.)


SHARING AND CARING were a dominant feature of his five-year tenure as Governor General of Barbados.

Yesterday, Sir Elliott Belgrave continued in this fashion as he surprised staff of Government House, his official residence, with a special gathering and award ceremony.

With Lady Belgrave by his side, the 86-year-year Sir Elliott shared one last memory with his staff.

Private Secretary to the Governor General and administrative officer Sandra Watkins said that with five days before he demitted office, Sir Elliott decided to have light refreshments with staff and hand out gold, silver and bronze Governor General Medals of Honour. (AD)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.




Dos and Donts

Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus


Do you think the schools starting earlier in the new school term will help with traffic management?