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Private sector knocks race talk in march

GERALYN EDWARD, [email protected]

Private sector knocks race talk in march

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THE PRIVATE SECTOR is pushing back at suggestions that tomorrow’s march in Bridgetown has racial and political overtones.

Private sector leader Charles Herbert yesterday rejected outright the claim that the rare alliance between the private sector and trade unions was really a march against the Freundel Stuart administration to push for early elections.

Herbert, the chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA), insisted that the march, which several big businesses are encouraging their workers to join, was not a political ploy.

“I think there are a lot of people trying to detract from what we are doing,” he said. “The march is being led both by the unions and the private sector. It is not a march only by one or the other.  (GE)

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