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Hazlewood tops list of Queen’s birthday honors

Frederick Asa Hazlewood, prominent Bahamian businessman and president of John Bull Ltd., has been named Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG) for service to business.

Hazlewood tops the list of the Queen’s Birthday Honors List 2019, along with 15 other Bahamians, for exemplary service to The Bahamas.

The list was announced by Government House over the weekend.

Pastor Paul Adlai Scavella is receiving the honor of Companion of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG) for services to religion and community.

Awarded Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the civil division is Godfrey Brian Thomas for his services to business.

Receiving the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the civil division are James Randolph Bain for his services to business; Kingsley Livingstone Black, for his work in education and labor; Dr. Christian Elizabeth Darville, for her contributions to medicine and business; Julieth Naomi Minnis, for her services to health; Hugh Allison O’Brien, for services to the community, and Olvin Peter Rees, for his services to business.

The British Empire Medal (BEM) is being awarded to Brian Berkley Brown, for services to the community; Nesbitt Alphonso Higgins, for services to politics; Robert John Roberts, for services to the community; Reverend Dr. Ifill Earlin Russell, for services to religion; Daniel Olander Sumner, for services to sports, and Reverend Dr. James Samuel Sweeting, for services to civics and religion.

Acting Deputy Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for his “exceptional contribution” to the Royal Bahamas Police Force.

Sloan Smith

Staff Reporter at The Nassau Guardian
Sloan covers national news for The Nassau Guardian. Sloan officially joined the news team in September 2016 but interned at The Nassau Guardian while studying journalism at the University of The Bahamas.
Education: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (University of Brussels), MA in Mass Communications

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