Government to roll out programme to tackle Sargassum seaweed

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Government says the  sargassum seaweed now blanketing the island’s eastern and southern beaches is being treated as a national emergency and the Barbados Defence Force will be deployed to tackle the problem.

Word of this today Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley following a meeting of several Government Ministers, Ministry officials and key stakeholders to put systems in place to counter the invasive seaweed.

She revealed that a programme would soon be rolled out to move from a situation of crisis intervention to one of economic activity. (BGIS) 

 

 

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