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Owen’s warning to Freundel

Owen’s warning to Freundel Opposition Leader Owen Arthur says the Barbados Labour Party is all set for the general election. ((Picture by Sandy Pitt.))

Sun, January 27, 2013 - 12:08 AM

PRIME MINISTER Freundel Stuart  may end up with  a “constitutional crisis” on his hands if he  does not call a general election soon.

Opposition Leader  Owen Arthur issued this warning during a Press conference his Barbados Labour Party held  at its headquarters  on Roebuck Street,  St Michael yesterday.

Arthur, who reported that the BLP was now fine-tuning its 2013 manifesto, complained that even though the Democratic Labour Party had entered a sixth year in office, “there is  no clarity as to when  an election is going  to be called”.

The failure to call  an election “is assuming the dimensions of  a moral issue as well . . . [and] it could trigger  a constitutional crisis  in Barbados if certain matters are not resolved”, he told reporters during  a briefing attended  by former ministers Mia Mottley, Dale Marshall and Clyde Mascoll. (JS)

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