The Minster of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government, Fortuna Belrose has issued a statement on the recent death of a nine month old baby at Marchand.
Ms. Belrose said her Ministry said her Ministry has been in touch with the grieving family and arrangements were being made to assist.
“We are connected to the family and we are trying our best to ensure that we provide the support that would enable her to be in a different environment at this point in time,” Belrose said.
Belrose said the bigger picture surrounding this tragic incident is the issue of unemployment.
Referring to the mother of the child, Belrose stated “we are working at ensuring that we can improve the life and make a difference in the young lady’s well-being as a citizen of this country.”