Carol Lady Haynes takes the Oath of Allegiance before Governor General of Barbados, His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave during a brief ceremony at Government House yesterday, which saw her being sworn in as Barbados’ newest Independent Senator.
Carol Lady Haynes, more familiarly known as Dr. Carol Jacobs, was sworn in as Barbados’ newest Independent Senator yesterday. She took the Oath of Allegiance before Governor General of Barbados, His Excellency Sir Elliott Belgrave in a brief ceremony at Government House.
The ceremony was witnessed by her sons Richard and Kashka Haynes, along with their wives, Michelle and Meredith Haynes respectively.
Lady Haynes, a medical doctor in private practice in Barbados, has worked in HIV administration in both government and NGO sectors since the mid-1980s. She has been recognised at the regional and international level for her work as an HIV/AIDS activist. Dr. Jacobs has done tremendous work as chair of the Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS (CBMP). She has also received a PANCAP award of excellence for her work while serving as chair for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tub...