Cat Island airport's future in balance

Cat Island airport's future in balance THE Minnis administration is reportedly at a "crossroads" over whether it will repair or permanently close the Arthur's Town, Cat Island airport, Tourism and Aviation minister Dionisio D'Aguilar said yesterday...

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