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October 23, 2010 1 Comment
Barbadians awoke to hear of the death of the Hon Prime Minister, David Thompson. The news spread like wild fire as phones kept ringing across households informing persons of the dreadful news. The PM died in the early hours of this morning.
The Hon. Freundel Stuart is the new Prime Minister of Barbados. He will be sworn in shortly today by Governor General Sir Clifford Husbands.
Our condolences to his wife, three daughtres, parents and extended family.
Barbados has been plunged into mourning with the death of Prime Minister David Thompson. He died this morning at 2:10. According to reports, he died at his home in Mapps, St Philip with his family by his side.
Thompson served as Prime Minister of Barbados from January 2008 when the Democratic Labour Party won the government. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September.
It was during May that Thompson, accompanied by his personal physician Dr Richard Ishmael, announced to Barbadians that he was not well and was seeking medical attention.
On September 30 Thompson gave his last address to the nation, where he also announced a Cabinet reshuffle.
Thompson, 48, leaves to mourn his wife Mara and three daughters.
Tributes have already started to pour in.
October 1, 2010 1 Comment
Fellow Barbadians, residents, friends and well wishers –
I am honored to be spared this opportunity as your leader to renew our special relationship and update you on our partnership to build a better democracy and a better Barbados. I assure you that working together we can uphold each other and build a glorious legacy for our children. Read more of this post
September 16, 2010 Leave a comment
It has been confirmed that Barbados’ Prime Minister David Thompson is suffering from pancreatic cancer. But his personal doctor, Richard Ishmael, has reported that the Barbadian leader is responding to treatment and is physically well enough to continue leading the country. Read more of this post
September 15, 2010 1 Comment
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August 31, 2010 Leave a comment
On Sunday, Phillip Tisson scored the winning goal for St. Lucia’s soccer team in its game against St. Kitts-Nevis in the Digicel Caribbean Cup tournament being held in Brooklyn. Hours later, he was shot dead. Read more of this post
August 30, 2010 Leave a comment
Just ahead of renewed peace talks between Israel and the Palestine, an influential Israeli spiritual leader has denounced the move, dubbing the Palestinians and their leader “an evil and bitter enemies of Israel” who should ” perish from this world.” Read more of this post
August 20, 2010 Leave a comment
The last few weeks have been a nightmare for President Obama, in a summer of discontent in the United States which has deeply unsettled the ruling liberal elites, so much so that even the Left has begun to turn against the White House. Read more of this post
July 31, 2010 Leave a comment