Thursday, April 18, 2024

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THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES (UWI) is not in the business of criticising governments.

And principal of the Cave Hill Campus, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, says he would never be involved in such.

Sir Hilary was responding yesterday to a public attack by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart at a joint meeting of the St Michael constituencies at Springer Memorial School on Sunday night.

Stuart accused Sir Hilary of a “singular exhibition of bad, bad manners”.

The Prime Minister said that for the first time in the Caribbean, “we have had a principal of a university descending from Mount Olympus, as he sees it, and deciding that he presides over an institution that is not just an institution of learning but that is an alternative government”. (YB)

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


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