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Community spirit, strong values will build nation

BARBADOS

As Barbados celebrated its 53rd anniversary of independence November 30, the Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Bridgetown reminded Barbadians to also remember the extraordinary people who selflessly built the island—the policy makers, farmers, teachers, civil servants, doctors, judiciary, lawyers, engineers, creatives and entrepreneurs, as all have benefitted from the struggles, activism, vision, dreams and actions of our forefathers.

In a statement, Archbishop Jason Gordon of Port of Spain said while Barbadians give thanks to God for all their blessings and experiences as an independent nation, for the good times, the successes, the experience of hardship and disappointments, the questions remain: “What do 53 years of independence mean for Barbadians today, young and old?”

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