ICBL Bribe Case in Limbo

The following was posted as a comment to BU blog – The Jeff Cumberbatch Column – On the Prevention of Corruption by Peter Lawrence Thompson – David, blogmater

ICBLFrom the INNISS indictment:-

3. Barbados Company Executive 1, an individual whose identity is known to
the Grand Jury, was a citizen of Canada and a resident of Barbados. Barbados Company
Executive 1 was the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the Barbados Company.
4. Barbados Company Executive 2, an individual whose identity is known to
the Grand Jury, was a citizen of Barbados and a resident of Barbados. Barbados Company
Executive 2 was a senior vice president of the Barbados Company.
5. Barbados Company Executive 3, an individual whose identity is known to
the Grand Jury, was a citizen of Barbados and a resident of Barbados. Barbados Company
Executive 3 was the Chief Financial Officer of the Barbados Company.

Ingrid Innes was the CEO of ICBL in 2015 and there is a reference in the 2016 ICBL Annual Report that she had “resigned from the company.”

Alex Tasker was the Senior Vice President Business Development and Marketing of ICBL in 2015 and 2016 according to the ICBL Annual Reports for those years. His LinkedIn page pointedly omits any reference to his tenure at ICBL and attempts to create the impression that he has been working at Digicel from 2006 to the present.

Kamante Millar was the CFO of ICBL in 2015 and 2016 according to the ICBL Annual Reports for those years. Her LinkedIn page shows that she left ICBL at the end of 2017.

If these are indeed the individuals mentioned in the INNISS indictment, When are they going to be charged in Barbados? The clock is ticking because the DPP has only six months to press charges from August 6th 2018, when the alleged crime came to public notice.

258 comments

  • Miller

    Throw in the red herrings again Miller.Don’t deal with the message of the hypocrisy of Mia – instead look the other way and discuss the nonsens that you are trying to distract me with.

    I repeat, when Mia decided to boycott the celebration of the second oldest parliament – Carrington matter was not yet an issue.

    But say what, when Mia take down Barbados – we all will go down with her so you hangers on better start pulling up her up from now.Remember Owen Arthur,Maria Agard,Hudson Griffith,David Gill and a whole list of members of your BLP Party warned us about her dictatorial and vindictive behavior.

    He under weir already showing.

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  • Who is the chairman of BWA?

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  • Leodean Worrell, lawyer.

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  • On Boards, I see no changes at the NIS yet?

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  • @ T.Inniss September 6, 2018 10:41 AM
    “But say what, when Mia take down Barbados – we all will go down with her so you hangers on better start pulling up her up from now.Remember Owen Arthur,Maria Agard,Hudson Griffith,David Gill and a whole list of members of your BLP Party warned us about her dictatorial and vindictive behavior.”

    You DLP yellow-belly yardfowl, Barbados has already been’ taken down ‘by your previous destructive lying party administration.

    MAM can only contain and wipe up the financial shit that has already hit the economic fan.

    Why not go ahead and blame her for the coming Devaluation?

    But your severe criticisms serve her right. All like now the likes of Parris Gollop cum Yearwood Carrington and Byer should be made to pay back the Treasury the millions owed in back taxes by way of investigations by the BRA before demanding $45.00 p/m from poor people via their water bills.

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  • Miller

    Have your fun now.Enjoy yourself while it lasts.Pay day is coming.

    Watch out !

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  • “This gives you an idea how big a ticket!!”

    There have been complaints that lawyers are trying to steal the land from local residents in Westmoreland for that expansion.

    …unless someone put down a few of these lawyers they are not going to stop…because there is no one to stop them..

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  • The Blp narrative coming in and going forward is – and will continue to be – that every crap Mia does – and very bad decision and the fallout, is as a result of the DLP and what they left.

    Tell that to the birds skippa – there are some of us who know the shyte Mia is capable of and has already demonstrated.

    Default on the debt – downgrade in yuh innermost.

    Default on yuh debt — hard times for businesses

    Default on yuh debt – pain and payne for the poor taxpayers.

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  • “MAM can only contain and wipe up the financial shit that has already hit the economic fan”, while true, it doesn’t mean the same MAM doesn’t carry a mean vindictive streak. Nor that her multiple appointments are not hypocritical.
    That presentation the other day was beyond poor.

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  • Bravo.Well said Northern.

    One does not cancel out the other.

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  • @ T.Inniss September 6, 2018 12:04 PM
    “Miller
    Have your fun now.Enjoy yourself while it lasts.Pay day is coming.
    Watch out !”

    Couldn’t agree with you more!

    The miller takes no pride in watching what is taking place in your former sweet Bubadus today.

    The Devaluation outcome has long been predicted during your DLP term in office.

    Most of the measures which the MAM’s administration will be forced to implement in the coming months should have been undertaken since 2014 by your yellow-bellied incompetent administration but with less severe consequences in order to save Barbados from its own sorry ass.

    Now who are the loudest prophets of doom and gloom if not you T.I. and the many-face ac the Mari-poker joker?

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  • Is Royal Westmoreland still owned by the former caravan site owner?

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  • Corruption and Rouge Barbados Police

    T. Innis

    You are doing a great job.

    Ignore the Millers and Gabriels along with any other BLP yardfowls.

    Keep hammering your points and ignore the noises and hot air.

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  • millertheanunnaki

    @ NorthernObserver September 6, 2018 12:14 PM
    “MAM can only contain and wipe up the financial shit that has already hit the economic fan”, while true, it doesn’t mean the same MAM doesn’t carry a mean vindictive streak. Nor that her multiple appointments are not hypocritical.
    That presentation the other day was beyond poor.

    So whom would you have chosen to do the cleanup job(by)?

    The “vindictive” victorious MAM or another 5 year lifetime of the fumbling King Stuart and his court of jesters with Sinckler as his chief clown in all things financial?

    Poor Barbados is doing the ‘least worse’ in its Hobson’s choice between the known DLP incompetent thieving devils and the unknown ‘deep-red’ sea full of bull-shit artists like Persaud.

    Why not respect and trust the choice of the majority of the people?

    Just remember the acid test for democracy!

    “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”

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  • Stop criticising the BLP and the PM.

    They are getting ” on the job training ” after hitting the ground running.

    They are working hard. Give them time.

    By the way, Minister Duguid should be able to give good advice on fixing gear boxes.
    He is a Dentist with years of experience fixing or pulling teeth.

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  • The choice, if one wants to call it that, was obvious. Not 30-0 obvious, but at least 26-4 obvious.
    The point isn’t that MAM should not be PM, rather about some of the choices she has made since taking over. It certainly has appearances of being more of the same, albeit with a reddish haze, rather than a blue wash.
    The fact one respects the majority decision, doesn’t mean one must agree with all which is done.

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  • @T.Inniss

    Apart from the DLP claimed of Free Education that started with a BLP Government, Can you name any infrastructure project a DLP Government done in the years 1986-94 and 2008-2018.

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  • The last Gov’t had an Opposition, now there is only BU to occasionally fill the void. Did someone wonder if we would see the invoice that Simmons presented to BWA? I hereby nominate you for the DUMBO award yuh think Mia will be so stupid as the DLP to let that info be released to the public? Mia has all her people in strategic positions what gets out is what she wants to get out.
    Watch muh

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  • millertheanunnaki

    @ Corruption and Rouge Barbados Police September 6, 2018 12:51 PM
    “T. Innis You are doing a great job.
    Ignore the Millers and Gabriels along with any other BLP yardfowls.
    Keep hammering your points and ignore the noises and hot air.”

    Why would you want people to ignore the miller?
    David BU can confirm that the miller’s position has not wavered in his predictions regarding the need for Barbados to go sooner rather than later to the IMF in order to stave off Devaluation.

    Why not ask David of BU or even the Mariposa formerly called “ac” who on BU as the chief prophet of doom and gloom has been the most vocal proponent of Privatization and outsourcing even before 2014?

    Bajans are living way above their country’s economic means and forex earning capacity.
    It’s time they take a reality check. The days of sweet life without sacrifice are over.

    A man called Sir Lloyd who, himself, went through the hornpipe of economic restructuring recently asked:
    “How did we [Barbados] get back here as ‘you’ are in 2018?

    Who will break the circle of economic mismanagement as has been seen for the past 25 years?

    So here is a clue against which you can judge the miller’s stance:
    Why should the poor householders pay an additional levy on their water bills while Gollop the qualified crook (QC) refuses to pay the VAT and income tax on the $1.5 million siphoned off from the BWA coffers?

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  • Rogue Bdos Police

    Thank You.

    The Nepotism demonstrated from the outset by this govt should signal to us what we are in for.

    Lawyer Wilfred Abrahams was close friend with the Trinidadian lawyer leisel weeks who was president of the Barbados Bar Assoc.Some suggested they shared a common office.So we see how political she was during the last govt.It was naked politics right through.Her reward is sure.

    Now we have another Lawyer friend a leodean Worrell who no one knew of or knew anything of her credentials before her pick – then she was suddenly thrusted into a big position at Water Authority.

    We are told that she is the wife of Justice randall worrell.

    Now all hell break loose.The Chief Agricultural Officer who was on the board resigns because he says leodean is a dictator.

    Now we have the workers on strike at BWA right now over the 5 % increase possibly not being granted to them.

    We have a cousin of Mia and a former Chief Justice – David Simmons – getting briefs for something a first year law student could do.

    Mia is disciplining no one.

    Not George Payne

    Not Dale Marshall

    Not leodean Worrell nor Wilfred Abrahams

    Not the Speaker of the House of Parliament – Arthur Holder

    Anybody investigating these things? Nah wuh yuh worrying bout – Mia Got This and Mia Cares.

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  • @T.Inniss

    What a coincidence ,you choose using the name Inniss on BU

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  • Watchman

    I forgive you for asking that stupid question because I know you were too busy dealing with that white English woman and the water course on your land down there in St James.Steupes.

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  • @Miller

    All that is unraveling was foretold by the BU intelligentsia. The fowls claimed otherwise.

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  • Good one T.Inniss, you just knocked over the watchman stumps!

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  • Wuh wrong with that.It only got one dog name Bob?

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  • Thank Yuh David/BU.

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  • @Hants
    I hear you had “boy days”, you ever hop off a moving bus? You betta hit dat ground running or you will fall flat on your face. I watching to see who fall, I already have some candidates.

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  • @ T.Inniss

    Yes Inniss, Not so busy as not to notice the corrupted operatives actions led by a DLP Government Ministers George Hutson. I must be stupid to ask a yardfowl any question, since no DLP in the HOUSE. Please forgive me 30-0 times

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  • She was known as Leodean Chrysostum before she married Justice Worrell,..you would have had to run in certain legal circles to know her.

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  • John September 4, 2018 1:08 PM

    “Some time in the past I asked Walter Blackman afler he made such a claim if he could quote a single instance of a Bajan lynching.

    He could not in fact he needed legal advice before he could even answer and all he could say was his legal advisor has advised me not to answer!!”

    John,
    One of these days people like you (Gabriel, Enuff, Watchman…..pay attention) will appreciate the extent to which I try to be courteous towards all bloggers. LOL.

    I have no interest whatsoever in engaging or encouraging you when you spout your foolish, baseless, asinine nonsense. Sometimes, you do spew a wide variety of nonsense with disquieting frequency..

    The legal mumbo jumbo and twists and turns which you referred to above amounted to the most polite and acrobatic mechanism I could devise at the time to “shift” you. For me it worked well, as you remained “shifted” for a while. For you, it evidently created the foundation of a fool’s paradise. Thus, we have you here now huffing and puffing with vague self-praise, and beating up your chest like a magnified white version of Tarzan, with the clorox still dripping. And to think that all of this fanfare is over some stupid non-point that you could not even raise with Balaam’s ass……. .

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  • @ Sargeant,

    I have seen others hop off the bus and hit the road running.lol

    Since de new guvment running up a hill, give them time.

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  • I thought we had established that the BDLP were flip sides of the same coin. I was hoping that Mia and Co. had learnt their lesson but we have EVERY RIGHT to be suspicious and to be on our guard. If there are strong claims of wrongdoing on the part of key members of her cabinet she must respond one way or the other. She cannot succeed without the confidence of the people. Also, though we are a small society and it is difficult to exclude all persons from whom one has a connection, a public case should be made as to why these persons are chosen for certain positions. And this idea that only the Cabinet Secretary should have access to the financial filings of the Cabinet is not confidence inspiring. Do these people not understood that we are serious? We have been brought to the brink of financial ruin! We are not going over the edge!

    P.S. Another thing – now that the Government has addressed the issue of drivers without insurance are they going to address the issue of accident victims without fair settlements? We do not intend to pay for useless insurance to line the shareholders’ and attorneys’ pockets.

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  • Donna..you really don’t know these people ya hear, what makes it worse, every dime they make from parliament back down …right down to the business sector…comes from the same people, the same population, they mistreat..every dime..

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  • Barbados Underground Whistleblower

    Here is another example of a Mia perfect pick.

    Neval Greenidge who was FORCED out the Barbados Police Force for Racketeering.

    He then went onto Clico and the ALICO both Insurance companies.

    This individual is one of the most shadiest characters I have ever come directly in contact with.

    HE IS NOW AN AMBASSADOR OVERSEAS representing failed Island Barbados.

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  • John July 30, 2018 8:53 AM
    “Walter, you are looking at a bunch of trees and not seeing the forest EVEN THOUGH YOU CLAIM TO BE BRIGHT.(caps emphasis mine)
    I now urge you to pause to think and reflect on how many black people have been lynched throughout the centuries for words they never said., things they never did, and claims they never made.

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    Walter

    I just thought I would remind you that you urged me the think and reflect!!

    I did as you asked and then I made a simple suggestion.

    “You are numerate, put a number let’s discuss.”

    I then added

    “Here is a question for you … how many “witches” were put to death in the Salem witch trials?
    Oh yeah …. when you are getting your number of black people lynched, restrict the cases only to Barbados!!”

    You then responded

    “@WB
    Identify and ignore.
    Stay sensible.”.
    John,
    I am following the advice of my legal counsel. Maybe somewhere down the road a topic might emerge in which we have a mutual interest. Until then, take care.”

    That was all of 5 weeks ago!!

    I doubt you will find a single case of lynching in Barbados but who knows, if and when you do, I am here!!

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  • And to think that all of this fanfare is over some stupid non-point that you could not even raise with Balaam’s ass……. .

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    … and you claim you go out of your way to be polite to bloggers!!!

    Aren’t MTA and Bush Tea bloggers too?

    Here you are referring to them as Balaam’s Ass!!

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  • Look it is clear that Mia believes if she ignores all the questions and concerns you are raising that eventually you will move on and forget it.

    9 day wonder syndrome.

    Could you imagine if George payne and dale marshall were DLP ministers what she would be saying.All like now she would be hoarse from shouting : Mr speaker Sir,Mr Speaker Sir,or calling peter wickham or david ellis.Then moving on to sanka price or Carol Martindale at the Nation.

    Mia not worried you know.When she say she got this she means she got the 30 seats – so dah fuh lick yuh.

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  • John…logically…there is no way they would have created the Slaves Codes in Barbados to drive fear into the hearts of the Black Family, practice their brutal invention in Barbados..the effects of which can still be clearly seen in the psychological make up of the black population even today..hundreds of years later……spread it to the US and across the world and not have lynchngs of slaves in Barbados…statistically impossible don’t care how slaveminded the slave population was, they were always those who resisted, and those would have been lynched.

    They still lynch black people in US even today, they ache to be that evil…

    if the minority population was not so tiny on the island ,,,they would be smelling their stink selves too and think they can still do the same, but they prefer tief from the black population instead…or pollute the island with drugs and guns and other crimes to get wealthy…less messy, more profitable..

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  • Am sure you remember. when somebody’s wife went missing…she happened to be in some dudes house of he own free will and a small gang of bajan white clowns were chasing down people….next time they try that crap, they will see.

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  • Ah guess things are moving up to a whole different level for PAIN and TEETS on the international front then

    ……Piece, fireworks will start at some point, it is inevitable ..

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  • I knew it was just a matter of time before Cow got his greedy d*ck stuck in a wringer…lol

    Murdahhhh…Bushman…the sir Crooks and QC Thieves gone global.

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  • @Hants
    The website should now read Sonia Marville-Carter as CG in Toronto. Reginald Farley to Ottawa where he can visit the ex-PM in his new abode.

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  • WARU
    September 6, 2018 5:15 PM

    John…logically…there is no way they would have created the Slaves Codes in Barbados to drive fear into the hearts of the Black Family, practice their brutal invention in Barbados..the effects of which can still be clearly seen in the psychological make up of the black population even today..hundreds of years later……spread it to the US and across the world and not have lynchngs of slaves in Barbados…statistically impossible don’t care how slaveminded the slave population was, they were always those who resisted, and those would have been lynched.

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    Funny thing, lynching seem to have only occurred after the end of slavery … and in the US!!

    Here are some statistics.

    http://www.famous-trials.com/sheriffshipp/1084-lynchingsyear

    You have been watching too many movies and listening to too much rubbish.

    Go and do some reading.

    I presume Walter did his research and realized it was no use following this line of reasoning.

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  • John…pure nonsense…the whitewash started centuries ago, but you cannot hide history…it’s easy to wipe history out of the minds of bajans, they are the most mentally vulnerable black people to be found anywhere. .. but still, not everyone falls for white wash..

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  • millertheanunnaki

    @ John September 6, 2018 10:57 PM
    “Funny thing, lynching seem to have only occurred after the end of slavery … and in the US!!
    Here are some statistics.”

    Why would a slave owner destroy his own valuable workable property by lynching?

    Oh yes, we can think of only one situation in which such a dastardly disposition of a piece of highly-prized Mandingo property would be sanctioned; even within the canons of the Christian or even Judaic Code which covered the regulations for the keeping and disciplining of ‘nig**er slaves tanning in the Caribbean and Southern American sun.

    You, as a taxpaying and eligible to vote white slave owner, were allowed to strangle to death any male Mandingo found in the act of removing his serpentine-shaped member in excess of a foot long from any vaginal orifice planted in the middle of the body of any woman of European origin.

    As a registered and tax paying slave owner you were also allowed to sire as many ‘coloured’ offspring through the open act of rape of any of your female properties who have not yet been ‘tampered with’ but have seen the first signs which would have indicated the requirement for the ‘monthly’ use of the modern-day tampon’s equivalent of its chattel slavery day.

    Dear John, we agree there might have been NO officially recorded cases of lynching of black men during the days of chattel slavery (prior to 1834).
    But it can be argued, unequivocally, that there are NO recorded (official or otherwise) cases of white men raping black slave women and being hauled before the courts and punished accordingly.

    And don’t tell us on BU about bringing the evidence; for it still exists all around you today in the many ‘coloured’ folks, many of them still trying ‘to pass for white’.

    What a ‘pale Imitation of Life’!

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  • Of course the authorities would have dutifully recorded for posterity the details of lynchings in Barbados because they knew that they were being righteous and loving in the execution of these dastardly deeds …. after all these were Quakers…

    …besides, they wanted future generations to remember their wicked and vile brutality, and for our ‘scholars’ to have the full gory details to share with their grand children as they enjoy the fruits of this wickedness….

    Somebody pinch John nuh…

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  • “Slavery Was Part of Barbados Life for Centuries. But Its History Can Be Hard to Find.”

    John…remember I told you yesterday about the white washing of Barbados’ slave history…well…this is a NYTIMES headline…they just could not wipe out the info completely,…because slavery had been so wide spread…but they tried..

    The lynchings happened, yall just want to pretend it didn’t,.

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  • Miller…yep, ya just brought it right in..lol, haha

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  • @millertheanunnaki September 7, 2018 9:26 AM “member in excess of a foot long.”

    i carried out a survey.

    Women are not as fond of foot long members as miller (and others?) seem to believe.

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  • @WARU September 6, 2018 5:18 PM “Am sure you remember. when somebody’s wife went missing…she happened to be in some dudes house of he own free will.”

    I wonder if her husband was not doing his homework?

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  • If slavery’s history is so hard to find how come everybody is an expert!!

    It should be easy to find one example of a lynching during slavery … just ask an expert!!

    If you can’t find an example, it just may mean there are none to be found …. or …. who you thought was an expert is in fact not an expert!!

    Common sense tells us that it would make no sense to destroy valuable property.

    ….. quite apart from the fact that Barbados was founded on the Bible!!

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  • Find an expert on slavery and ask him/her how did Bussa die, when did he die, how did he die and where did he die.

    When you find they can’t answer you then ask them when was he born and where was he born.

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  • Leaders in Barbados and the Caribbean should take this advice and stop raising and maintaining yardfowls at taxpayer’s expense..

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  • There was lynching iof black people in Africa under Leopold the animal..and everywhere else under enslaver animals…ya can guarantee there was lynching of black people in Barbados..to produce the same effect..same enslaver animals, same mentality..

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  • I doubt very much if a lynching ever took place in Barbados. Why do you think that when the rich plantation and slave owners in Barbados were relocating lock ,stock and barrel to South Carolina,that they opted to take along their trusted Barbadian slaves?

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  • Where they were promptly lynched in the Carolinas…did they take the whole population of slaves with them..could all the slaves be “trusted” ..they tarred and feathered, stretched and burned slaves n Barbados…so what is a lynching, they would see that as humane while reading their fraud bibles… …you must be living in Denial.. the mythical River in Egypt…

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  • Tasker, Innes indicted in US
    Article by
    Barbados Today
    Published on
    January 18, 2019

    An indictment unveiled in the United States today has named former Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) chief executive officer Ingrid Innes and former ICBL senior vice-president Alex Tasker as defendants.

    Ingrid Innes

    Alex Tasker

    Inniss was identified as a Canadian citizen and a resident of Barbados in the nine-page indictment. Tasker is currently the CEO of Digicel. Neither individual is in the custody of US authorities.

    The two are linked to the ongoing case in the United States where former Minister of Commerce Donville Inniss has also been indicted on corruption charges.

    Last August 6, Inniss was charged with conspiracy to launder money and two counts of money laundering in the United States.
    The indictment accused Inniss of accepting bribes from ICBL in 2015 and 2016 while he was Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development.

    The allegation was that ICBL paid him $36,000 to use his authority to ensure that the firm’s million-dollar contract with the state-owned Barbados Industrial Development Corporation (BIDC) which was under his ministerial portfolio was renewed.

    Neither Tasker nor Innes could be reached for comment late tonight.

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