The Right Excellent

The honorific prefix "The Right Excellent" is a form of address that is used in several Caribbean countries.

In Jamaica, members of the Order of the National Hero are entitled to use the style of "The Right Excellent".[1] An example is Sir Alexander Bustamante, who was the first Prime Minister of Jamaica.

In Barbados, the Barbadian National Heroes have been given the style of "The Right Excellent".[2] An example is Sir Garfield Sobers, who was a prominent cricket player.

In Saint Kitts and Nevis, the style is used in relation to such people as Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw and Simeon Daniel, who have been declared National Heroes of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

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  1. ^ "National Awards of Jamaica", Jamaica Information Service, accessed May 12, 2015.
  2. ^ The National Heroes of Barbados