Barbados PM confident of another term in office
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Aug 20, CMC – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is predicting that his ruling Democratic labour Party (DLP) will be returned to power when it faces the electorate in the next general election.
“We will win the next general election and with your full support we will resolve to do so in a convincing manner,” Stuart told supporters at the party’s 57th annual conference on Sunday.
General elections are constitutionally due in 2013, but there is much speculation that Stuart, who took over the helm of the government following the death of then prime minister David Thompson in October 2010, will call the polls ahead of the constitutional deadline.
Prime Minister Stuart told the DLP faithful that ‘although victory may be ours for the taking” he was warning supporters “it is not going to come easy.
(Details in Politics section)