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Advocate|Call for LIAT support

Advocate: "According to Gonsalves, the issue of the increased cost of air travel and the fashioning of a sound air transport policy, are matters on which the regions people expect satisfactory answers and effective resolution. It cannot be right nor reasonable to expect the tax payers of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to continue to subsidise the regional air travel of other member states, he stated.
It is in my view an act of irresponsibility, for any government to stand askance from regional solutions to the practical issues of intra-regional air travel. More over, it is entirely contrary to the letter and spirit of the regional integration movement, for some governments to act subversively of the enterprise known as LIAT. "

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