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Barbados government Seeking To Make Amends For Delays In Test Results

 Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins. (FP)Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, revealed that travelers who didn’t get to “see what we have to offer you because you’ve not gotten your test results and you’ve not been able to leave your room”, are being offered the opportunity if they are so inclined, a paid return trip to Barbados. (FP)Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins. (FP)

In an effort to “make the wrongs that have been done right”, Government, through the Ministry of Finance, will be offering refunds to those visitors and Barbadians who have been affected by delays in receiving their second COVID-19 test results.

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