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Calm Agard faces accusers


Calm Agard faces accusers

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FROM AS EARLY as 4 p.m. several Barbados Labour Party supporters gathered outside the party’s Roebuck Street headquarters as the hour to decide Dr Maria Agard’s future approached. And as the appointed hour of 5 p.m. neared, the scene resembled an election.

The embattled MP also arrived early but stood a stone’s throw away outside the office of attorney-at-law Hal Gollop a close associate of Prime Minister Freundel Stuart.

Gollop turned up about five minutes later and the two proceeded into his office, accompanied by her constituency assistant Linda Freeman and former BLP St Philip West candidate and lawyer Lynette Eastmond.

Ten minutes later the quartet emerged and made their way across the street to Grantley Adams House, where Agard had been invited to answer nine charges brought by the party’s General Council. (MB)

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