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‘Partial’ victory in fingerprint fight


‘Partial’ victory in fingerprint fight

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A PARTIAL VICTORY. That is how St James North MP Edmund Hinkson has described the postponement of the Immigration Department’s plan to fingerprint everyone entering and leaving the island from April 1.

But it will not stop the Barbados Labour Party’s attorneys from contesting the plan’s constitutionality in the Supreme Court, he said.

Hinkson, speaking at his party’s mass meeting at the junction of Baxter’s, Westbury and Passage Roads on Saturday night, said the time had come for Barbadians to stand up for their rights enshrined in the 50-year-old Constitution.

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