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British High Commissioner Janet Douglas thumbing through the Barbados Legacy publication presented to her by CEO Anthony Shaw during her courtesy call Wednesday. (Picture by Gercine Carter.)

Trade and access to the European Union Development Fund after Britain exits the European Union are top concerns for the Caribbean.

They are the two issues that British High Commissioner Janet Douglas said Wednesday would affect Caribbean countries most and during a courtesy call on Nation Group CEO Anthony Shaw, she advised Britain was working with Caribbean governments for transition arrangements for trade after Brexit.

She pointed out such a discussion was “incredibly important, because we don’t want to get to the end of March 2019 and everything stops. We have to be in…

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