Lawyers for the two Barbudans who want to stop the construction of the Barbuda International Airport have reacted to a decision of the Court of Appeal to lift the injunction on the construction of the airport.
Leslie Thomas QC said: “The Eastern Caribbean Court of Justice simply concluded that the injunction application needs to be heard again. We are considering re-applying for an injunction to stop construction of the airport in the absence of any robust safeguards to
We maintain that the construction of the airport appears to have been carried out without lawful planning permission and without an adequate Environmental Impact Assessment. The High Court of Antigua & Barbuda has already granted us permission to consider our case at a judicial review hearing on 26 September 2018. Until then, we call on the Government and the developers to desist from carrying out any further construction on the airport”.