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Parliament To Hold Resolution On Possible Barbuda Separation


(Antigua Observer) Talks on a separation of the sister isle Barbuda from Antigua will take centre stage when parliament holds a resolution next Thursday.

Observer media recently reported that a letter from the Barbuda Council dated August 31, and addressed to Cabinet Secretary Konata Lee, demanded that the government takes steps toward a separate future for the smaller island. Council members said they are “wholly dissatisfied” with the treatment meted out to them by the country’s present government.

Cabinet notes released to media yesterday dubbed the request “virtually treasonous”.

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