Sunday, March 3, 2024

Mara wants a united country

Date:

Share post:

One of the richest legacies the late Prime Minister David Thompson left was his desire for Barbados to remain a community.

And in remembering her husband, St John Member of Parliament Mara Thompson has urged the country to hold hands and come together.

Speaking after the David Thompson fourth anniversary memorial service at the Unity Wesleyan Holiness Church in Edgecliff, St John yesterday, she said that Barbados’ unity was even more important at this time of financial uncertainties.

“[David] often stressed the importance of relationships and socialising with people. The need to build the community was for him not an ideal but a work in progress. Many of you here today who lived in his tenure in opposition can testify to his passion for people and connecting. Today I can say that I have witnessed the impact of the decline in that connectivity,” Thompson said. (SDB Media)

Please read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION, or in the eNATION edition.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup 2024

Portfolio Company, ridden by Antonio Bishop, gets the edge on Rasheed Hughes aboard Cash Equity, to win the...

Zane does it again

by Nick Maitland It was a season start most drivers only dream of! Barbadian Zane Maloney set an impressive example...

Thorne ‘not backing down’

There will be no backing down by the Leader of the Opposition in his quest for answers and...

Attractions way forward

Attractions, attractions and even more attractions. That’s the focus and direction in which this country’s tourism sector should...