Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has criticised some Caribbean countries of harbouring petty jealousies for opposing moves by the country to become the fourth campus territory of the University of the West Indies (UWI) in September.
Speaking on his private radio station over the weekend, Mr. Browne said the university will be open, regardless of whether there is support from other Caribbean countries.
Earlier this month, UWI Vice Chancellor Sir Hilary Beckles held talks with the Antigua and Barbuda government regarding the opening of the fourth campus.
The Government said the Five Islands Campus should be opened in September with at least 1,000 students.
The UWI’s existing campus territories are Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago.