Diplomatic spat in Barbados • Caribbean Life

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A diplomatic war of words may be developing between the government of Barbados and government of Canada through their representatives, the Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, and the north American country’s High Commissioner, Marie Legault.

The Canadian envoy to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has in past months been commenting on issues that can be seen to touch on Barbadian affairs ranging from homosexuality, country management, and gender matters.

Apparently fed up of with what he saw as interference in the island’s internal affairs an angry Jones snapped without calling a name, over the weekend, “get out! You can’t come and because you eat muskrats (a North American native rodent) you can come and tell us to…

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