Friday, April 12, 2024

Ministry rescues Leggings march


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THE LIFE IN LEGGINGS march had a much bigger threat than the perceived clash with the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) Step Up If Yuh Fed Up march.

It is understood that funding from an international organisation to the tune of $7 000 was pulled at the last minute, and the march was cancelled.

The Ministry of Social Care stepped up and offered the lifeline, which made it possible for yesterday’s march from Queen’s Park through Bridgetown and back.

Minister of Social Care Steve Blackett, who walked the route with his wife Eleanor, confirmed to reporters that his ministry helped with “enough” funds to make the march a success. (YB)

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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