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‘Stop using water woes for political gain’

Barry Alleyne

‘Stop using water woes for political gain’

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STOP PLAYING POLITICS with the water scarcity problem in Barbados.

That call came yesterday from Minister of Water Resource Management Dr David Estwick, in a fiery Press conference, where he admitted Barbados was in a state of prolonged drought, and the Government of Barbados was doing its best to get ahead of the problem.

Speaking at his Graeme Hall, Christ Church office of the Ministry of Agriculture, Estwick warned the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to stop using the unfortunate plight of rural residents to its political advantage.

“It is very unfortunate that some politicians would seek to mislead Barbadians and go as far as to suggest there was a clandestine and diabolical plot by the Barbados Water Authority to victimise, by denying the residents of St Joseph, St Andrew, St John and St Thomas, potable water,” he said.

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