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  12th January 2017   -   Government House, Barbados.

The Presentation of Insignia  of the National Honours and Awards and the Barbados  Jubilee Honour 2016 recipients  took place today.

   Pictured above with the  Prime Minister of Barbados the Rt. Hon. Freundel Jerome Stuart, Q.C.,M.P.( 4th  from Right front row ) are  the recipients of the Barbados  Jubilee Honour 2016 after receiving  their Awards.


12th January 2017   -   Government House, Barbados.

The Presentation of Insignia  of the National Honours and Awards and the Barbados  Jubilee Honour 2016 recipients  took place earlier today.



                Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave congratulating Dame Selma  Jackman, after  bestowing the Honour of Dame of St. Andrew upon her  during a brief ceremony at Government House. Dame Selma a Surgeon, was , for her  outstanding  contribution to the medical profession.

    Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave  seen with Sword in hand bestowing Knighthood on Sir Geoffrey Cave  ( at right ) for his outstanding contribution to business.

          Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave  seen with Sword in hand bestowing Knighthood on Sir  John Connell, Q.C., ( at right ) for his  his contribution  to Law and the protection of the enviroment.


             Prime Minister of Barbados  the Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart congratulating  Mr. Ralph  “Bizzy”  Williams ( at left ) Chairman of Williams Industries after giving him the  JUBILEE HONOUR, In which the  Prime Minister had earlier stated that it was being presented  for  the   “rich and enduring contribution which was  made to the development of Barbados over the last 50 years”, Mr. Williams most notable contribution  was  his role as  an outstanding practicioner and renewable energy advocate.

   SIR ELLIOTT INVESTS THREE


Governor-General Sir Elliott Belgrave bestowed the honour of Knight of St.

Andrew and Dame of St. Andrew on three outstanding citizens this afternoon at

Government House, after being unable to attend the official investiture ceremony this morning.


Sir Elliott, who was temporarily indisposed, was able to resume his duties following medical treatment, and conferred the accolade of Knight of St. Andrew on

businessman, Sir Ronald Geoffrey Cave; and attorney-at- law, Sir John Andrew

Connell. They were awarded for their outstanding contributions to business and to law and the protection of the environment, respectively.


The accolade Dame of St. Andrew was conferred on surgeon Dame Selma

Udine Jackman for her outstanding contribution to the medical profession.


The remaining insignia of the National Honours and Awards for 2016, as well as the Barbados Jubilee Honour, were presented by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart.

(KH/BGIS)