Phillips says global anti-immigration policies a threat to Caribbean progress | News


Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips today warned that Caribbean progress was under threat from a rise in anti-immigration policies in rich countries.

Addressing the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) 80th annual conference Phillips told supporters that the region must take serious note of the re-emergence of anti- migration policies, all of which would affect the region as countries that have benefited from global migration. 

“The doctrines which support a revival of military interventionism, threaten small countries like ours,” he said to resounding applause.

“We have no armies, no leverage available to match the great trading centres and powers of the world; our people can only hope and dream of development in a world bolstered by the…

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