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‘Defend’ ethical approach

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‘Defend’ ethical approach

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THE DEMOCRATIC LABOUR PARTY’S (DLP) leadership has been advised to use this period of economic crisis to “affirm an ethics of development” that will serve Barbados’ interest over the long term.
The advice came from deputy principal of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus Professor Eudine Barriteau,  who reminded  the political party that took Barbados into Independence of its responsibility to promote and defend an approach to development that transcended the present economic troubles.
“The consequences of abandoning ethical development strategies can produce permanent crises and social implosion,” Barriteau warned as she delivered the annual Errol barrow Memorial Lecture in the Frank Collymore Hall on Thursday night.
Addressing an audience that included  Prime Minister Freundel  Stuart and members of his Cabinet, she said the need to pay attention to such ethics was often discouraged by “official purveyors of the development industry” who she suggested prescribed approaches that were often “not ethical, just or sustainable”. (GC)
Read the full story in today’s SATURDAY SUN.

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