July 9, 2009

Tribute to Kathleen Drayton

The officers and members of the Clement Payne Movement were shocked to learn of the untimely death of Mrs Kathleen B. Drayton, and consider that Barbados has lost one of its truly great citizens, and the Caribbean one of its most outstanding daughters.

The greatness of the late Kathleen Drayton was always clear to us in the Clement Payne Movement, and in the year 2007 our organisation conferred our highest honour upon her - the Clement Payne National Hero Award.

The bestowing of this ‘national’ award on Mrs Drayton was based upon the fact that she had given decades of self-less and exemplary service to the masses of the Caribbean people, and had zealously pursued the twin causes of social justice and national self-respect. Read more

July 8th, 2009

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