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Port takes a hit

Maria Bradshaw

Port takes a hit

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OPERATIONS moved at snail’s pace at the Customs and Excise Department yesterday as Customs officers staged  a work-to-rule.

It was the first show of protest against their pending transfer to the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA).

The Bridgetown Port was reportedly the hardest hit as vehicles leaving were  backed up for hours, causing congestion and delays for cruise ship visitors.

“We are exercising  our right to do a thorough  and careful execution of our duties,” one officer told the DAILY NATION.



Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.