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Nelson 'outraged' at Barbados incident

Published:Friday | March 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Minister of National Security Dwight Nelson, under whose portfolio immigration matters fall, has expressed outrage at the reported treatment of a Jamaican woman by immigration officers in Barbados.

Nelson said yesterday that he has held discussions with Dr Ken Baugh, minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade.

In a release, the national security minister said he was awaiting word from Baugh about discussions he proposes to have with the responsible minister in Barbados.

Nelson said he was also concerned about the treatment of Jamaican women by the immigration authorities in Trinidad and Tobago.

H stressed that he is looking forward to discussions with Baugh, who is expected to engage in discussion with the responsible minister in the twin-island republic.