Barbados National honours for two Guyanese

Guyanese, Professor Bishnodat Persaud and Dr Shirley Sookrie Hanoman-Jhagroo have been conferred with national awards by Barbados on the occasion of that country’s 47th anniversary of independence on November 30.

The announcement was made on November 29. Persaud has been awarded Barbados’ second highest honour – the Companion of Honour of Barbados  “in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Public Service both regionally and internationally”.  Hanoman-Jhagroo has been awarded the Gold Crown of Merit “for her dedicated service to medicine particularly breast cancer awareness in Barbados”.

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