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    February 18

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Called to Court

Yvette Best,

Added 21 January 2012


PRIME MINISTER FREUNDEL STUART made his first visible peace-brokering move in the Alexandra School impasse yesterday. It was an eventful Day 13 of the strike at the school, with Stuart summoning a delegation from the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) to a meeting at his Ilaro Court residence; old scholars of the St Peter school calling for the removal of principal Jeff Broomes; and “Prayer Warriors” making intercessions at the school. President of the BSTU, Mary Redman, who said the union got a call late yesterday afternoon, was mum on the nature of those discussions with the Prime Minister except to say that they were “very, very productive”. She was part of a 13-member BSTU delegation including general secretary Mona Robinson, former general secretary Patrick Frost, first vice-president Erskine Padmore, public relations officer Amaida Greaves, attorney Hal Gollop and staff of Alexandra school. Read the full story in today's SATURDAY SUN.


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