Bar­ba­di­ans in­vited back home in 2020

UK Barbados Nation - - NEWS -

BAR­BA­DI­ANS in the world­wide di­as­pora have been in­vited to come back home for what has been dubbed The Gath­er­ing 2020.

It will be the grand com­ing to­gether of Bar­ba­di­ans “by birth, by mar­riage or by choice” to whom Prime Minister Mia Amor Mot­t­ley is­sued the in­vi­ta­tion at the 52nd In­de­pen­dence Day Pa­rade.

The Prime Minister an­nounced to the large gath­er­ing at Kens­ing­ton Oval: “We will start with the peo­ple of St Lucy in Jan­uary 2020 when we have ev­ery­one re­lated to St Lucy com­ing and from there on, parish by parish, month by month, un­til we end in St Michael on the 29th of Novem­ber for the month of Novem­ber. Then from the 30th of Novem­ber 2020 to the 31st of De­cem­ber we in­vite the whole na­tion to cel­e­brate the gath­er­ing 2020 upon the peo­ple of Bar­ba­dos.”

She de­clared: “This is our state­ment to our own and it is our state­ment to the peo­ple of the world.” (GC)

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