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Busy weekend ahead


Busy weekend ahead

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There’s a flurry of political activities slated for this weekend, especially among the two major parties.

From major meetings, spot meetings, canvassing to ensure that citizens are registered to vote, to trying to persuade the undecided, the political aspirants to the next Parliament will be out and about.

While some constituency offices and branch offices were quiet during the week, many workers there reported that today and tomorrow would be heavy work days.

In the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) camp, City candidate Henderson Williams will be part of the City Development Foundation and YWCA youth rally today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Queen’s Park. There will be special appearances by popular artists including Mikey.

Later today, in Christ Church East Central, there is a 7 p.m. community rally at Lodge Road featuring candidate Ronald Jones, with the guest speaker being Rodney Grant, the candidate for St Michael South East.


Office workers at the Democratic Labour Party St James South branch constituency (from left), Hazel Carrington, Jason Fenty and Nakeda Maynard. (Picture by Nigel Browne.)

Tomorrow, the St Michael Central branch, under the patronage of Steve Blackett, will be having its luncheon at Almond Bay, Hasting, Christ Church.

The official opening of the St Joseph constituency office of candidate Dennis Holder at 110 Blackmans Development, St Joseph, also takes place tomorrow at 4:30 p.m., with speakers Denis Kellman, Irene Sandiford-Garner, Ronald Jones.

Wilfred Abrahams, the BLP candidate for Christ Church East, will be having a branch meeting on Sunday at his constituency office.

Colleague and City of Bridgetown candidate Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Jeffrey Bostic will hold a spot meeting at Grant’s Avenue, Bayland, today at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will include St Joseph candidate Dale Marshall, and St Michael South candidate Kirk Humphrey.

Last night, St Philip North and South candidates Dr Sonia Browne and Indar Weir held a joint meeting at Long Bay Main Road, and candidate for St John Charles Griffith held a spot meeting.

The United Progressive Party and Solutions Barbados did not go into details about their activities. (BARBADOS NATION)