• Today
    August 03

  • 04:15 PM

Mural a ‘reminder to protect environment’


Added 19 April 2015


Trust chairman & Publisher & CEO of the Nation Publishing Co., Limited Vivian-Anne Gittens (2nd L), & FCT executive director Cherice Gibson (L) with CEO of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, Rik Parkhill, following yesterday’s unveiling. (Picture by Sandy Pitt.)

BARBADOS’ LONGEST ENVIRONMENTAL MURAL, with its more than 150 000 tile pieces, is well on the way to becoming the island’s most talked about and photographed attraction.

But the unveiling ceremony yesterday for the amazing artistic work covering 4 500 square feet of the front wall outside of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank’s  corporate headquarters in Warrens, St Michael, came with a reminder of the urgent need to continue to protect and preserve the local environment.

“This mural is not just a beautiful piece of artwork to be admired as we pass through the area; it is a constant reminder that those of us who occupy this island are entrusted with doing our part in preserving it for future generations,” the bank’s CEO Rik Parkhill told the gathering. (TY)

Please read the full story in today's Sunday Sun, 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


Is enough done to mark Emancipation Day in Barbados?