The Misdeeds of the USA

Two matters of interest to the blogmaster heading into the Easter weekend.

This comment is meant for Pacha sent via the blogmaster’s mailbox:

Re Chauvin’s trial

I’m still shaking my head as to why the Minnesota murderer, Derek Chauvin, was not charged with first-degree murder in addition to/or in the alternative to various charges against him.

Hope, however, springs eternal.  Perhaps, widespread protests, rioting, and any glimmer of political consciousness on the part of the jury (including its black members) might somehow limit the standard, historical, American racial impulse to acquit such a murderer.  

Prosecution’s tasks here must also be to split the defense.  

Going forward, also, where a bandit like former Police Officer  Chauvin is concerned, with 20+ prior complaints against him, his commanding/superior officer with knowledge of such complaints should be fired, stripped of any qualified immunity, and deprived of any pension rights and other benefits.

Imagine what would have happened if four or five black police officers had done this to a white suspect?

Other than that, Chauvin is a prime candidate deserving of Saudi type Justice.

Caleb Pilgrim

The other item of interest addresses how large countries like the USA views small (insignificant players) on the world stage. The reverse is also true, some small players believe that ‘brown-nosing’ large countries will secure priceless crumbs from the table.


A White House Diss Of Barbados’ Prime Minister?

By newsamericas–  March 28, 2021

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Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley addressing the 16th annual Raul Prebish lecture on climate change in 2019

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C. Mon. Mar. 29, 2021: Barbados’ Prime Minister, Mia Mottley, has been at the forefront of the climate fight for the region since taking office in 2018. But she has not been invited by US President Joe Biden to a White House climate summit next month.

The virtual event, entitled the ‘Leaders’ Summit on Climate,’ is to be held on April 22 and 23 and live-streamed, the White House said Friday. But Mottley is nowhere among the 40 leaders invited to the summit.

Instead, the only Caribbean prime ministers invited are prime ministers Andrew Holness of Jamaica, and Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda. Not even the current CARICOM Chair, Trinidad & Tobago Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has been invited. 

Other world leaders sent an invitation to attend the virtual summit include: Xi Jinping, President of China; Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; Emmanuel Macron, President of France; Angella Merkel, German chancellor; Jacinda Arden, Prime Minister of New Zealand; and Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

The White House said in a statement that the event is to feature the reconvening of the US-led Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate, which brings together 17 countries responsible for approximately 80 per cent of global emissions and global GDP.

Biden, in his invitation, urged leaders to use the summit as an opportunity to outline how their countries also will contribute to stronger climate ambition.

“The Leaders’ Summit on Climate will underscore the urgency – and the economic benefits – of stronger climate action,” the White House statement said. “It will be a key milestone on the road to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) this November in Glasgow.”

Interestingly, Mottley has been the lead on climate change for the region, including at the UN. Speaking at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City in 2019, Mottley delivered a stern warning to world leaders on the destabilizing domino-effect she believes these rising temperatures will have around the globe if greater measures are not taken to hasten the effects of climate change.

“Make no mistake, there will be mass migration by climate refugees that will destabilize the countries of the world that are not on the frontline of this climate crisis,” Mottley predicted then.

Today, the US is battling with a border crisis that include many fleeing Honduras after back-to-back hurricanes last year.

Mottley has also become a champion of what are known in sovereign debt contracts as natural-disaster clauses, measures that give the government a break from principal and interest payments in the event calamity strikes.  She has defended the rights of small islanders bearing the brunt of the climate emergency, saying she was committed to empowering them, giving them opportunity, a voice and a presence, even when others cannot or refuse to see them.

In December last year, Mottley told the virtual Climate Ambition Summit 2020, that other countries’ climate ambition will determine the fate of Barbados and other island nations that are vulnerable to global warming.

While committing Barbados to a target of net zero emissions by 2030, Mottley urged large, high emitting countries to do their fair share when it comes to reducing emissions, and said she hoped they were not capable of what could be considered “climate genocide.”

And the PM has said Barbados has developed a model for how countries can protect their finances from climate change, especially neighboring Caribbean islands, which have been prone to default.

The invites to Brown and Holness is obvious. Brown for his part is Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) for the period, 2021-2022, and had sent Biden a note soon after his swearing in, expressing delight that the US government will, once again, commit to the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. While Jamaica’s Prime Minister has been asked by the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lead a global political initiative to mobilize climate change financing for developing nations.

But come April 23rd, Mottley won’t be at the White House event even as Biden claims he wants to chart a new course forward.

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  • Please Mr Blogmaster, do not post these laughable issues so early in the morning. Championing, leading etc from such a TURD WORLD country with an atrocious environmental record is hilarious. Remember sewerage is still dumping raw sewage 1/2 I’m off shore into the local beach areas.

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  • For once, something really important from the USA: When will the sentence against the Don, the godfather of the DLP and Big Sinck’s spiritual brother, be announced? A just sentence would be a national day for Barbados and for our just government, which is fighting hard against all corruption.

    However, we must be vigilant. There is a certain possibility that the treacherous opposition in the Senate will again try to sabotage anti-corruption legislation. Our government must be on its guard!

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  • @Wily

    From the literature the USA and China lead the world in carbon emissions.

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  • David
    Caleb

    The interrelationships between the anticipated acquittal of the kraken Chauvin and the dissing of Barbados prime minister Mugabe on a matter of geopolitical importance could be teased out by some aspiring students somewhere.

    However, some of us have already made firm determinations. Indeed, this is not the first time that we’ve had video and hundreds of eyewitness to police murder. Few officers have gone to trial. Less found guilty.

    Certainly the case of Eric Garner should come to mind. He was just one of the nearly 6000 Black men and women murdered by militarized police occupation forces in Afrikan-American communities from coast to coast since 2014.

    That internal occupation is no different to what has happened in Iraq or around any of the 800 military bases occupied by external soldiers of empire. In the case of Iraq soldiers who murdered innocent men, women and children were pardoned by Trump just recently.

    Whether Trump or Biden, regardless of personality and managerial differences the most brutal features of empire persist.

    And small countries like Barbados should not expect any different treatment regarding claims for climate justice than that meted out to unlawful captives of empire.

    Mugabe, as spokesperson for CARICOM, is far more likely to get the equivalent George Floyd treatment than to be invited to any White House. Should empire observe in her a person causing too much trouble a range of pressures will be brought about.

    Biden himself is saying some of the right things but for him there can be no real climate policy, justice, unless it acts to maintain or further the interests of American companies as agents of their global hegemony.

    That exceptional American right in international affairs, as Biden perceives it, is the twin of the constitutional enshrined understanding that Black people have no rights, no even to life, which White people must recognize.

    Unfortunately, only the total collapse of American imperium could present a chance of fixing either one of these issues. And this is the existential struggle being waged currently.

    For America the fatal flaws of racism, White supremacy, Jim Crow, imperialism and slavery on which the superstructure is built are now acting in its very demise.

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  • @ Tron March 30, 2021 6:42 AM

    Maybe the deeds of Donville have left a rather ‘corrupting’ American view about Barbados and its ability to set ‘home-made’ examples of correcting its own ministerial misdeeds.

    Maybe Barbados has come to the stark realisation that it can no longer punch above its weight since it received that KO punch from the previous DLP administration while the current administration remains ‘drunk’ in its red corner refusing to ‘charge’ those who were held responsible during the last general elections for the country’s comatose state.

    Wily Coyote @ March 30, 2021 6:22 AM is right on the ‘leadership’ button when he implies that Barbados has neither the credentials nor the track record to seek after any leadership role in matters concerning climate change or the upkeep of its own environment.

    Let Barbados get its own house in order before ‘lecturing’ others about environmental housekeeping issues.

    Let it start with the doable basics (low-hanging fruits) like the restriction of imports of ICE-powered vehicles and water in disposable plastic containers which contribute to the further degradation of the country’s vulnerable environment and ‘fragile’ water sources.

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  • @ Pachamama March 30, 2021 8:19 AM

    What do you think is the geopolitical rationale behind the USA’s refusal to deal militarily with those blatant human rights violations taking place in Myanmar?

    Why not a final solution to the Burma problem similar to what was done to the Iraq problem?

    Is it because Myanmar, like N. Korea, is a protectorate of China the now de facto No.1 Super Power?

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  • “The interrelationships between the anticipated acquittal of the kraken Chauvin and the dissing of Barbados prime minister Mugabe on a matter of geopolitical importance could be teased out by some aspiring students somewhere.”

    USA is a white cult, Barbados gave PotUS #44’s Trump’s Caribbean meeting at Mar-A-Lago a wide berth and is ‘black’ listed for not knowing their set place at the table and not kowtowing to world’s #1 nation as they should. White cults on opium meths or other hard shit are not criminals that should be jailed they are social mental and physical health issues that need hospitals therapy and rehab, blacks are not white and are deemed opposite namely criminals who need jail and not social mental and physical health issues that need hospitals therapy and rehab. This was all taught in Life Lessons 101 in school of Hard Knocks and is basic stuff. Police are there to arrest blacks and protect whites from blacks from way back slavery days runaway dreads and emancipation freeing them and 13th amendment. Imagine what would happen if whites and blacks had sex and spawned children there would be total confusion in segregated society. What happened if law officers were sent to jail, law and order and justice system would collapse as police officers and courts would not be able to serve their role to white society.

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  • Miller
    This is a complex issue.

    Recall that this same regime with the help of Nobel laureate Aung. San Suu Kyi, the deposed leader, has been for nearly a decade committing genocide against the Rohinga people.

    As you know Myanmar is a neighbour of. China, in a region where great game geopolitics are being played out, it’s a country was vast resources.

    As you also know America talks a lot about democracy but really loves dictators and military strongmen.

    And China never pretends about false democratic notions. It is a state-capitalists country operating under a titular communist framework.

    The Americans have failed since Kissinger to impose their “democracy” on China and now has serious problems in trying to contain the economic and technological monster which they themselves helped to build as a way of pull ing China away from the former Soviet Union.

    In short, the Americans want to befriend Myanmar to use it militarily and economically against China.. Whereas the Chinese have no interests in democracy but want to prevent America from gaining any more footholds in the South Asian region. Myanmar is central to the Bely and Road Initiative – China’s coming party!

    As a result we should expect a stand-off. General Swe is holding all the cards and is in the dominant position to use his two suitors as he wishes Only if he gets too close to the Chinese will you hear Biden talking about democracy. This is a game about interests, nothing else.

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  • Belt and Road

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  • @Miller

    You recognize PM Mottley is wearing a bigger hat when she advocates on matters of the environment and even indebtedness by SIDs?

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  • Wily

    Primary treated sewage pumped into the sea /waterway was invented and accepted but the big industrialized countries

    There is no raw sewage being pumped into the sea in Barbados

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  • David

    We are watching this Chauvin trial. It’s deeply painful

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  • @ John2 March 30, 2021 10:02 AM
    “Primary treated sewage pumped into the sea /waterway was invented and accepted but the big industrialized countries…”
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Big industrialized countries Do Not market themselves as tourism destinations of azure sea, white sand and bearable sun.

    The beaches of Barbados are the country’s main attraction on its tourism menu.

    Why continue to put human bodily waste, whether raw or semi-treated, in the same basket which attracts your financial bread and butter?

    Why not build a plant (including the long-promised one for the West coast) to fully treat your human waste to protect the health of the people with the same urgency Dodds was constructed to protect the safety of the law-abiding citizens and visitors?

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  • @Pacha

    The blogmaster prefers to read the summary reports.

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  • @John2

    “There is no raw sewage being pumped into the sea in Barbados”

    HORSESHIT, you obviously do not know your sewage terminology, treated and raw sewage are the same, treatment merely has the solids presumably removed. Liguid portion of the sewage from the South Coast Sewage facility goes into the eea off Rockly beach as is.

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  • HORSESHIT, you obviously do not know your sewage terminology, treated and raw sewage are the same, treatment merely has the solids presumably removed. Liguid portion of the sewage from the South Coast Sewage facility goes into the eea off Rockly beach as is.

    Xxxxxxxxx

    WHY WORRY ABOUT ONE OF THE BLP APOLOGISTS WHO SEEKS TO TWIST THE TRUTH AT ANY COST.

    HE AND SEVERAL OTHERS ON BU LIVE IN THEIR OWN MAKEUP WORLD OF TRUTH AND REALITY.

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  • Wily.

    Dats primary treatment and acceptable for of disposal for yearssss in your adopted country. Your scientist in the industrial world world is who invented and approved this method. Why is it now not good for Barbados ?

    Research how mAny instance of raw ( not primarily treated) sewage goes into waterway in the USA.

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  • Wily

    Liquids from the secondary treatment plant at Bridgetown goes into the sea also

    Where the hell do you want us to put all the “raw” sewage as u said they are all the same ????

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  • @Wily

    You know your sewage?

    LOL

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  • @Pacha

    Just watched some of it where they played the recording of the idiot with his foot on the neck. Painful indeed!

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  • David
    Painful at more than one level. But we got to watch.

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  • There is only one way to make White people and slave catchers understand that we will not stand for this.

    Black people must organize to kill these killer cops.

    We’ll bet that this shiiite will stop post haste.

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  • @ Pachamama March 30, 2021 3:37 PM

    Your ‘guillotine’ method of achieving a final solution to the black man’s plight of being a constant victim to racism is worthy of ‘serious’ examination.

    But only recommended when the process of Justice is so ‘fixed’ as to inevitably fail.

    When the constant calls for Justice are neither heard nor heeded then violence is the only recourse.

    Black people don’t need anymore BS talk about peace and going to heaven since they are completely brainwashed to be totally afraid of dying.

    What they really need to save their sorry souls in this world is equal rights and justice to do what they are capable of achieving on this planet; just like the rest of their less pigment-endowed brothers and sisters.

    Let us always bear in mind Peter Tosh’s lyrical call for “Equal Rights & Justice”.

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  • BAJE

    WHY WORRY ABOUT ONE OF THE BLP APOLOGISTS WHO SEEKS TO TWIST THE TRUTH AT ANY COST.

    HE AND SEVERAL OTHERS ON BU LIVE IN THEIR OWN MAKEUP WORLD OF TRUTH AND REALITY.

    Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxcxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    ROFLMAO
    Twist truth
    Live in make believe world
    Truth and reality
    Hahahaaaa

    That coming from you is more shite than any sewage plant can handle so it gotta run into the sea

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  • No Gabbon
    Chauvin had known George Floyd for 17 years, so this was no random incident between 2 unknown strangers, it was a personal beef using unnecessary disproportionate and excessive force for the sick fun of torturing.

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  • The Miller

    There are any number of Afrikan-American deep within the belly of all the American security services, the military, cia, fbi and so on.

    Our point is that Afrikan-Americans have all the skills, capabilities and competencies to accomplish this mission of saving themselves. And that could so done without leaving a trace but the message will be received by those you matter.

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  • The takeaway from today, onlookers called 911 to report the officers maltreating Floyd.

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  • @ Pachamama March 30, 2021 6:37 PM

    What has ever become of the Black Panthers?

    Have they morphed into the modern NFAC which is another reincarnation of niggers “Not Fucking Around Coalition” to make white John Brown proud?

    Isn’t the articulate Grandmaster Jay a marine-trained marksman?

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  • This article was written two years ago. I am pessimistic about the future of our people, whether they exist in the Americas, the continent of Africa or wherever they find themselves.

    If we are prepared to share our land with other groups we should prepare for our eventual extinction.

    The clock is ticking.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/11/leaked-documents-reveal-russian-effort-to-exert-influence-in-africa

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  • How many of our young people are being groomed in educational establishments in America, China or Russia to be used as future political tools to serve the interests of outside states.

    https://lists.indiaspora.org/governmentLeaders/2021/bio/Bharrat-Jagedo

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  • #BLACKLIVESMATTER say STOP KILLING US
    It seems there are 140,000,000 blacks in the African diaspora from slave trade legacy (which seems light as prejudiced people make out there are many more). So it seems like they are more like black polka dots on a white background rather than white polka dots on a black background. Pakistan has about the same number as Barbados. It is also interesting to look at various ethnic groups within Africa’s population of 1.2 billion such as Afroasiatic
    Riot, War Dance (aka Bongo Riot), Soul Syndicate, The Hudson Affair, U Roy

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  • @3:08 (@8:03) Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    Whitewash UK has published a Parliamentary Inquiry report that states there is no racism in UK which is arguable as it is a bit like saying that there in racism in the Tory party or among Brexiters in self regulating reports produced by Tories and Brexiters, or Cressida Dick Head of Police saying there is no racism in the Police.

    Minimising racism is common with whites who hate to be called whites and will censor and moderate comments that say they are racist

    Race
    Downing Street suggests UK should be seen as model of racial equality
    Anger as long-awaited report on race and ethnic disparities concludes ‘claims of institutional racism not borne out’

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  • @ David
    3:08 + 3:43 (or 8:08 + 8:43)
    Your comment is awaiting moderation x 2

    Tribal War

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  • The World Is A Ghetto
    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    #BLACKLIVESMATTER say STOP KILLING US
    It seems there are 140,000,000 blacks in the African diaspora from slave trade legacy (which seems light as prejudiced people make out there are many more). It seems like multiculturalism is more like black polka dots on a white background rather than opposite picture of white polka dots on a black background. Pakistan has about the same number as Barbados. It is also interesting to look at various ethnic groups within Africa’s population of 1.2 billion such as Afroasiatic

    No Equal Rights In Babylon, Joe Auxumite, No Equal Rights In Babylon (Vrsn), Bullwackie’s All Stars

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  • Thw Miller

    That type of struggle has most been forgotten, on the left.

    In recent years there was a New Black Panthers Party but as things often are the copy is seldom as good as the original.

    Of course, the government through Cointelpro and other domestic programs destroyed any active resistance groups at home, as empire does abroad.

    After 50 years some of these political prisoners are still rotting in their dungeons, mainly Black, Puerto Rican and Native American.

    More generally, there has been an abandonment of that type of struggle even by White groups like the Weather Underground, on the left. Of course, most of the far right forces are active and expanded.

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  • Unite on climate targets
    BARBADOS’ PRIMARY FOCUS at this time is on the COVID-19 pandemic and the numerous problems it has created across the entire society. Still, we cannot take our eyes off other major competing economic and policy issues.
    The climate crisis must stay at the forefront of the Mia Amor Mottley administration’s agenda given the incessant comments from Mottley herself and members of her Cabinet on the subject.
    How serious the Government is taking this matter is perhaps best reflected in its shifting earlier this month of former Ambassador to the United Nations, Elizabeth Thompson, back to Bridgetown and giving her special responsibility for matters of climate change, Small Island Developing States issues and the Law of the Sea.
    Barbados has been a prominent voice in international fora on promoting the climate action plan and if only for this reason, the country should feel slighted after being overlooked by United States President Joe Biden to be among 40 international heads participating in a virtual world leaders summit on April 22 and 23.
    We are disappointed that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) was snubbed, and the Americans, by inviting prime ministers Gaston Browne of Antigua and Andrew Holness of Jamaica, seem to be continuing their policy of cherry-picking regional leaders, an approach promoted by former president Donald Trump and his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
    While we do not believe that Barbados has an entitlement to be at the table, neither do we expect our absence to impede enunciated policy objectives relating to climate change. We believe, however, the United States should have extended an invitation to CARICOM chairman, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago, himself an expert on aspects of climate change.
    Barbados and its CARICOM partners need to be united on climate targets as they prepare for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow in November. We must not attend those talks as a fractured region as has already been highlighted on Venezuela’s political crisis.
    Significant increase
    As we have stated in this space previously, this country must push to have a significant increase in electric-powered vehicles, generate more solar electric power and significantly enhance its water resources system. The interconnectivity between climate matters and agriculture, waste management and coastal shoreline protection must be made clear, as well as dealing with the perils of floods, droughts and hurricanes. We are very vulnerable.
    Ambassador Thompson must be more determined than ever to drive the Barbados climate agenda to show that while we welcome the rekindled US leadership on climate matters, we are prepared to act on our objectives.
    Barbados will need major investment to help transform the country into a zero-emission economy while building clean energy and creating new jobs.
    For Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica and all the other members of CARICOM, rebuilding their economies after the decimation caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be a major undertaking. We cannot achieve these goals in a vacuum. This is why it cannot only be about talk.
    We must not attend those talks as a fractured region as has already been highlighted on Venezuela’s political crisis.

    Source: Nation

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  • It’s beyond empirical evidence
    I WRITE IN RESPONSE to the letter published in the SUNDAY SUN March 28, 2021, written by Professor Michael Howard, with reference to your previous article captioned, “Bynoe suggests $10 minimum wage.”
    To address Professor Howard’s statement “His comment was not supported by any economic analysis, theory or evidence . . .”, I counter by saying that there are times when some ideas are ahead of the empirical evidence, which when presented proves them right.
    Might I remind Professor Howard, that in 2012, I suggested that the then Government address the burden of public service salaries by docking public servants’ pay by ten per cent to be reimbursed with bonds maturing at a later date when Government revenues would be set to improve. I took real licks then, including from civil servants who threatened to boycott AOne Supermarkets. The justifiable criticism for empirical evidence was also made then. In 2019, this present Government introduced its BERT (Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation) plan which incorporated a similar programme for salary bonds to public servants.
    With respect to my suggestion on wages, Professor Howard, and other critics, have jumped up without giving thought to the relevant points. I said that employees would have to become more efficient, and also give higher productivity.
    That the high cost of living should be tackled, and I cited, relative to business, the high fees paid to attorneys for conveyancing and mortgages, high bank charges, and high costs of utilities. I could have gone on to mention other high costs that affect the profitability of a business.
    The point that I am making is that if we can get the cost of operations down, an increase to a $10 minimum wage can be afforded. I repeat the point attributed to Sir Arthur Lewis by Professor Howard, that is, “. . . development cannot take place in a capitalist economy unless there is an increase in the rate of profit in the national income.”
    I broaden Professor Howard’s implication, drawn from this statement, by saying the national income is comprised also of the spin-off from profitability within the private sector.
    While I agree that a dampening of wages is necessary at times, we should not overlook the pull for increased wages that is pinned to economic justification – greater productivity, greater spending power, which can lead to an improved standard of living.
    However, I support the call to delay implementation of the new minimum wage to January 1, 2022.
    – ANDREW BYNOE

    Source: Nation

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  • Entebbe Rasta Chanters, London Sound System Roll Call

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  • So far the defence has not laid a glove on any of the witnesses in the murder trial of the white son of a bitch Derek Chauvin.

    The testimony of the firefighter was the most damaging. That Thao man is not as innocent as he claimed,disrespectfully telling her that if she was really a firefighter she would know not to get involved. WTH???? Did not Lawson say that there is cooperation between police and fire departments???? A kind of understanding and professional respect????? Now claiming they were innocently following the orders of their superior! Where does that aggressive behaviour fit into that narrative?

    These men obviously meant for George Floyd to die! They refused help for him from a qualified professional. Claiming they felt threatened while reaching for mace which incidentally is the ONLY TIME that pig took his hands out of his pockets. Even if he felt threatened he had the means to diffuse the threat. All he had to do was to take his knee off the man’s neck as the bystanders asked!

    Wonder how that Thao man likes it now Asian-Americans of all types are being targeted as Chinese Corona Conduits and being splattered all over the sidewalk!

    Wonder if his mother lives in America!

    I sure hope so!

    If these people don’t get locked up for SOMETHING, Pachamama may get his wish!

    Black people in America would have finally got the message. Only one way to settle it.

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  • @Donna

    You are aware the evidence in the Rodney King case- with the video as in this case- was equally overwhelming in portraying King as the victim. Yet the policemen were aquitted.

    As previously discussed we have witnessed in 2021 the Georgia law that will see the suppression of the Black vote. There is a special kind of law in the USA when it comes to minorities and Blacks.

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  • “There is a special kind of law in the USA when it comes to minorities and Blacks.”

    laws for lynchings are still on statute books thanks to Kentucky Republican Rand Paul’s efforts to block change in law to remove them with anti-lynching legislation, so a legal lynching for Chauvin is good to go the law way within Amerikkkan law for Amerikkkan proper justice, hang and hang him up him up high

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  • David
    In the dog fight featuring Bynoe and Howard we take no sides. For both are disingenuous.

    In the right corner, if Bynoe were serious about wages and since workers are indispensable to his operations he would voluntarily transform his places of business into a cooperative corporation. This personality will best serve his legacy as well. For we are quite certain that as soon as he closes his eyes that his life’s work will die with him as well.

    In the left corner, Howard like Arthur Lewis, are representative of a language they themselves have not been able to mek sense of, for Caribbean peoples. Decade after decade these snake oil salesmen have led Caribbean peoples into a developmental culdesac. A crime worthy of death.

    We have no cockerel in this fight.

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  • Wrong blog Pacha.

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  • Donna
    Not just Pacha. Former Black officers have been making this point for decades.

    There was an incident where a group of them went to a commissioner in NY and told him that if a certain policeman was not charged that they would kill him.

    I’ll try to find the video for you.

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  • William Skinner

    @ Pacha
    “ In the left corner, Howard like Arthur Lewis, are representative of a language they themselves have not been able to mek sense of, for Caribbean peoples. Decade after decade these snake oil salesmen have led Caribbean peoples into a developmental culdesac. A crime worthy of death.”

    They are not alone.

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  • Thao is well representative of white supremacy in the USA and maybe elsewhere.

    It has always had a way of making people, said to be of colour, to act against their interests. In the case of officer Thao, even as it currently and systemically racially pressurise Asian peoples.

    There are examples aplenty.

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  • Yes, I saw the Rodney King video. I’m hoping America has learnt a few lessons since then.

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  • @ Miller March 30, 2021 8:21 AM

    Stand back and stand by!

    The day will come when our government will permanently place the corrupt leaders of the opposition in protective custody to save them from the righteous wrath of the people.

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  • Homicide
    Whodunnit is a grammatical abomination so I will solve the murder case and tell you Who has done this instead
    It was Derick Chauvin

    I am the best detective in the world just been appointed the head job in a New Task Force with a Cool Acronym
    The Special Tactical
    Operations and Auxiliary
    Strategic Response
    Citywide Emergency
    Investigation Unit
    for Emergency Operations
    S.T.O.A.S.R.C.E.I.U.E.O.

    and noticed Chauvin had an erection while he was on top of Floyd
    and has been selling the video below as snuff porn on the dark web
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qNShtN5BTE

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  • Black store clerk who took the bill is blaming himself for Floyd’s death. Says he did not think George knew the bill was fake and that he should have put the bill on his tab.

    My, my, my! The things black people think they have to do to save black lives from the police.

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  • Seems clear that something happened once George was in the police vehicle because he was cooperating once out of his own vehicle

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  • We have the EMT blaming herself for not calling her station immediately, the teenaged video recorder blaming herself for not getting physical, the storeclerk blaming himself for drawing the fake bill to attention but…..the policeman who did the deed says he is innocent.

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  • I have never watched the full video. For some reason I always jump out before the video ends.

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  • Juror cannot sleep at night. Had to be excused for a spell feeling nauseous. New seat close to the door for easy bathroom access.

    Every witness breaking down in tears at the sight of the video.

    But the officers did not feel anything.

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  • Chauvin de kraken is a cold blooded murderer!

    No emotion at all.

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  • Page 8 of the manual says it is ok to break a nigga

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  • Analyst lawyer seeing what I see. Everybody blaming themselves because they knew it didn’t have to happen. Mr. Hands in Pockets thinks he did just fine. No remorse.

    Analyst lawyer thinks Chauvin would need to take the stand to show some feeling but she does not think he is capable. It would take an Oscar-worthy performance.

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  • Two police officers suing Trump for injuries from insurrection.

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  • @ 555 dubstreet March 31, 2021 11:31 AM
    “ and noticed Chauvin had an erection while he was on top of Floyd…”
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Why do think ‘racist’ white men (emphasis on racist) enjoyed and still enjoy seeing black men die agonizingly?

    Why are you upsettingly surprised at what happened to George Floyd?

    Didn’t thousands of his male ancestors suffer the fate of being violently deprived, ‘largely’, of their ‘manhood’ before being lynched simply because they were blessed with anacondas ‘resting’ in their trousers to attract the eyes and attention of the white womenfolk?

    That ‘shortcoming’ among white men (unless they are gay) has created great and permanent enmity between them and their more endowed ebony brothers in the penis-envy race.

    We are prepared to wager had that penile-underprivileged racist scum Chauvin been ‘dealing with’ a real black giant like John Coffey in the movie “Green Mile” instead of the white pussy-whipped ‘Big’ George he, Chauvin, would have been infested with blow flies and pushing up daisies today.

    Although you Kiki might not meet the ‘pure-bred’ status according the Code Noir, you must have experienced those ‘white’ male roving eyes of envious comparison while visiting public urinals in the UK.

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  • Bajans from the underground such as the 3 moderated ghosts called winding people up chatting shit and taking the piss just ‘making sport’

    Police in America call roughing up negroes with a beat down a sport like when they joked it was just a friendly game of baseball when they smashed Rodney King up with their baton sticks in 1991, 30 years on in 2020 ain’t nothing changed except public use of mobile phones cameras as evidence of police violence

    The BLM riots in 2020 cost septic tanks $5,000,000,000 in damages, George Floyd’s family were paid $27m in settlement for a civil lawsuit over his killing in police custody.

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  • or $1,000,000,000* as per fact check

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  • Happy April Fool’s Day BU and UUU and UUU and UUU
    Happy Birthday – Original

    “Didn’t thousands of his male ancestors suffer the fate of being violently deprived, ‘largely’, of their ‘manhood’ before being lynched simply because they were blessed with anacondas ‘resting’ in their trousers to attract the eyes and attention of the white womenfolk?

    That ‘shortcoming’ among white men (unless they are gay) has created great and permanent enmity between them and their more endowed ebony brothers in the penis-envy race”

    sorry for the delay Miller the Anunnaki but was at a loss for words for a comeback, I must have been tired from exercise and brain had shut down

    The ancients knew the powers and energies of the root chakra which stores the dna code in the gonads and Sheng Yang energy of the heavens in the jade stalk. Hindus worship at the altar of the lingam a symbol of divine generative energy, especially a phallus or phallic object as a symbol of Shiva.

    People can be triggered to resent black people when they act hostile or racist to others or when they are mugged by a black youth

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  • Satan is strong and rules in Dominion

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  • White people have no right to resent black people! Black aggression is a response to systemic white aggression!

    There were NO BLACK LIVES MATTER RIOTS!

    THERE WERE BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS!

    There are always violent fringe elements who take advantage of the opportunity. And many of the perpetrators were WHITE!

    But I find you are a little mixed up! You are mixed race, are you?

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  • But I find you are a little mixed up! You are mixed race, are you?

    who U talking to

    I misspoke when I said BLM riots when I should have said protests but don’t worry yourself and get your knickers twisted up like the angry black women stereotype. My great grandfather was apparently a Portuguese priest which makes me 1/2×1/2×1/2=1/8th

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  • I am speaking to you! Your post often appear conflicted..

    You slipped into white man speak and here you are again with the “angry black woman” trope.

    Have you never heard of righteous anger?

    Will you be like Chauvin’s defence attorney who was slapped down by the white EMT/firefighter?

    “Watching a man being murdered is upsetting!” (paraphrased).

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  • And on Sunday you accused WURA of racism.

    All white man speak!

    The onus cannot be on us.

    Then you speak some Budhist (?) stuff about suffering that seems to suggest we should accept our lot peacefully while meditating and anticipating nirvana.

    I don’t get it.

    Just saying!

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  • Moving on, I forgot the most egregious new Georgia law that gives control of the election results to the legislature.

    So…. they will be overseeing their own elections as Brian Kemp did.

    Throwing out ballots as they please!

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  • (I misspoke again as it was dutch not portuguese) / (newspaper said $5billion damages and costs from BLM protests cum riots) /
    (internet search said $1-2billion for insurance payments for 3 weeks damages in may-june 2020)

    when someone speaks of white peoples racism it is to highlight what they say not promote or condone it so you read too much into it and got the context of the message wrong

    the conversation was with waru where she was saying i have no right to speak about anything black related and no right to go to Africa and I said that was racist some blacks do not think the same way as her

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  • These effing krakens killed a man, then tumbled him on a stretcher as if garbage, while sustaining handcuffs on his dead body, as they pretended that there is some legality to having custody of his dead body.

    Americans and their systems are all inhumane. These people only understand money, getting a “paycheck” is the only thing that matters.

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  • People are people. George Floyd was more than just a black man, he was an individual person just like everyone else with his own personal life story, he was a son, a father, a brother and was missed by those who loved him.

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  • Maybe Chauvin knew that George Floyd was getting White pokerts. LOL

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  • The snuff porn video aka Item 1 of Evidence in the USA vs Derick Chauvin Murder Trial has now become Age Restricted within the last 24 hours. I smell a rat, a dirty stinking rat, bet you a dollar, it was a racist white pig faced man who supports racist police that complained about it to save his white ass white face white race. Who I trust, me that’s who.

    Play this video loud

    Welcome to the Terrordome
    Public Enemy [ edited lyrics ]

    I got so much trouble on my mind
    Refuse to lose
    Here’s your ticket
    Hear the drummer get wicked

    Crucifixion ain’t no fiction
    So-called chosen frozen
    Apology made to whoever pleases
    Still they got me like Jesus

    Every brother ain’t a brother
    Cause a Black hand
    Squeezed on Malcolm X the man
    The shooting of Huey Newton
    From a hand of a Nig who pulled the trig
    It’s weak to speak and blame somebody else
    When you destroy yourself
    First nothing’s worse than a mother’s pain
    Of a son slain in Bensonhurst
    Can’t wait for the state to decide the fate
    So this jam I dedicate
    Places with the racist faces
    Example of one of many cases
    The Greek weekend speech I speak
    From a lesson learned in Virginia (Beach)
    I don’t smile in the line of fire
    I go wildin’
    But it’s on bass and drums and even violins

    God bless your soul and keep living
    Never allowed, kicking it loud
    Dropping a bomb
    Brain game intellectual Vietnam
    Move as a team
    Never move alone
    But
    Welcome to the Terrordome

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  • This song don’t give a damn

    Fight the Power

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  • The BLACK Sargeant currently being questioned is very articulate.

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  • “The BLACK Sargeant currently being questioned is very articulate.”

    I shall review his skill set to manage the J.E.S.I.P. Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme through the transition from Initial Operating Response I.O.R into the Specialist Operational Response S.O.R using J.O.P.S. Joint Operating Principles ethos

    Click to access JESIP_CBRN_E_JOPS_Document_On.pdf

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  • David,

    “Articulate”??? What is remarkable about that?

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  • Joe Biden once made a similar statement about his challenger Obama.

    https://newsone.com/3881474/joe-biden-obama-articulate-clean-context/

    Listening to the cricket on the net.

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  • @Donna

    It is remarkable because he had to participate in the process of the murder of a black man by white cops and then participate in a court process that encourages the defense to trivialize the matter.

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  • Misdeeds of Barbados
    People her suffering high unemployment cost of living gone through the roof
    People cannot buy or purchase no basic necessities including medicine
    Govt knees stuck deep in their necks while sticking their hands in their pockets
    What a ting doah
    23. 5 cents increase in wages per year in ten years
    My God

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  • I too am articulate as fuck
    so hear me now

    I Can’t Breathe
    I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe
    I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe
    I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe
    I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe
    I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe
    I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe I Can’t Breathe

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  • I can’t breathe

    Liked by 1 person

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  • US Capitol: Police officer dies after car rams security barrier

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-56620113

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  • At least Canada will take the dogs people are abandoning because they can’t feed them, a family member brought one home today, the little thing was so grateful, it’s following her everywhere she goes.

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  • THE MISDEEDS OF THE 2X3 ISLAND.

    I WONDER IF THIS IS ONE OF THE 5 DRUG LORDS INVITED TO PARLIAMENT IN 2018 BY THE BLP GOVERNMENT AFTER HELPING THEM TO WIN NOW CALLING SHOTS IN 2021.

    XXXXXXXXXX

    Government responds to social media post

    The Government of Barbados issued a press release today responding to a social media post about an incident which occurred in Deacons, St Michael on Good Friday.

    It said contrary to the post, Prime Minister Mia Mottley did not call any member of the Royal Barbados Police Force to intervene in the incident.

    The release follows in full below:

    Within recent hours, a social media post regarding an incident at Deacon’s Road on Good Friday has been gaining significant traction, even though the salacious details at its core are untrue.

    According to the post, on Good Friday, police ordered the closure of a “cookshop” that is operated by Ross Ashton on Deacons Road, but that Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley intervened by calling Deputy Commissioner of Police Oral Williams, who then instructed the officers to leave the operators of the establishment alone.

    While citizens, for whatever reason, are free to comment on and even criticise the words or actions of any other citizens, including the Prime Minister or any other member of the Government, they cannot create half-truths and lies and promote them as facts.

    And what are the facts?

    Sometime around noon on Good Friday police visited the food establishment operated by Ross Ashton, where residents from the district were taking advantage of a $25 lunch special. Between that first visit and 2 p.m. two other detachments of officers visited.
    Police told Ross Ashton he was operating the establishment in contravention of Emergency Management (COVID-19) Direction No. 7, and he was ordered to close immediately.
    Ross Ashton told police he was operating a legitimately licensed restaurant and the Emergency Order expressly allowed him to open and serve customers.
    The establishment was serving customers seated in the community park area outside the cookshop, as it had done consistently on holidays for more than two decades.
    Ross Ashton referred the police officers present to Section 7(1) of the directive, which states: “Notwithstanding anything contained in the Directive, food service establishments shall be permitted to open from Monday to Sunday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. … and (2) Owners or operators of restaurants catering to dine-in patrons shall maintain at least 6 feet of separation between table set-ups within restaurants.”
    Police, however, insisted that he had to close.
    At 2:01 p.m., Prime Minister Mottley received a call from Ross Ashton and Horace Bayley, enquiring whether or not under the current Directive the cookshop at Deacon’s Road was permitted to open and she answered in the affirmative. They then outlined the challenge they were having with the police.
    With the phone in “speaker mode”, Prime Minister Mottley asked the policeman whether patrons were seated in a manner that complied with physical distancing protocols and the policeman answer in the affirmative.
    Prime Minister Mottley then asked whether the patrons were wearing masks, and again the policeman answered in the affirmative.
    At this point Prime Minister then asked the policeman what was the concern that would require their insistence that the business be closed and there was no other concern expressed.
    The phone call was terminated at this point and the police left the area.
    At no time while police officers were on the scene, or after the incident, did Prime Minister Mottley call Deputy Commissioner of Police Oral Williams or Assistant Superintendent of Police Debra Thomas. At no time during or after the incident, did the Prime Minister have any conversation with either of them or any other officer of the Royal Barbados Police Force in connection with the incident, as alleged in the social media post.

    Daily since the restrictions were lifted, a number of restaurants across the island, including upscale establishments like La Cabane on Batts Rock Beach and the Animal Flower Cave Restaurant, in St. Lucy, have been serving patrons in open-air facilities, a set-up that lessens the opportunity for the COVID-19 virus to spread. None of these has been asked by police to shut their operations.

    Additionally, and perhaps more importantly, ever since the publication of the first directive last year, the two principal persons from the Government who have been fielding questions when issues arose have been the Prime Minister and the Attorney General. They have come from every areas of business and every walk of life — from the village shopkeeper, to the funeral home operator, to the heads of the largest conglomerates operating here, and at all times of the day and night.

    A call from any resident of Deacon’s Road to the Prime Minister is absolutely within the character of a typical day for her. In fact, on Good Friday, just as she engaged Ross Ashton and other concerned residents of Deacon’s Road, she engaged scores of Barbadians on a variety of issues on the phone. As long as the Prime Minister is available, she takes calls from Barbadians, regardless of their background or circumstances.

    This mischievous attempt to make political capital from the simple and everyday occurrence of the Prime Minister accepting a phone call from a citizen by deliberately distorting facts, injecting untruths and constructing a narrative in such a manner as to capture people’s attention with salacious commentary, will only harm our country. We are much better than that.

    SMDH

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  • @ Baje,
    Barbados has a tiny population. It is plausible that all the islanders have a hotline to the boss woman, Mia, 24 hours a day.

    What would Mr Austin make of this story.

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  • @ Baje,
    Barbados has a tiny population. It is plausible that all the islanders have a hotline to the boss woman, Mia, 24 hours a day.

    Xxxxxxxxxx

    IF YOU TRULY BELIEVE THAT ALL THE LOCAL ISLANDERS HAVE A Direct LINE TO MIA’S PERSONAL NUMBER I HAVE SOME FLORIDA SWAMP LAND SELLING REAL REAL CHEAP.

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  • Actually, just week before last my good friend told me she was present when an average woman who had the number and call her to complain about something. She did not answer at that time and the woman got angry and said if it was election time she would answer real fast. I was surprised that people would think they could pick up a phone and call a prime minister and get, not only an answer, but an immediate answer.

    It seems as though the number is widely known AND USED.

    That could be seen as a good thing or a bad thing.

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  • Nationnews and Barbadostoday need to check their sources, this dude has been awake for 2 or 3 days and breating on his own, there was a photo of him showing a peace sign just yesterday on IG, gotta be careful with some US news sources when they are having a slow day, they make up shit…lol

    https://barbadostoday.bb/2021/04/05/dmxs-family-to-hold-prayer-vigil-outside-new-york-hospital/

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  • Forget US, keep your eyes on UK..

    https://barbadostoday.bb/2021/04/05/boris-johnson-to-announce-plans-for-coronavirus-passports-overseas-travel-and-next-step-out-of-lockdown/

    “SOURCE- SKY NEWS- Boris Johnson is set to announce plans for COVID passports, overseas travel and whether the next step out of lockdown will happen next week.

    The prime minister will hold a 5 pm news conference today after he chairs a virtual meeting of the COVID-19 Operations (COVID O) committee, which formulates and advises Mr Johnson on coronavirus policy.”

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  • David,

    Are you following the Killer Cop’s trial still?

    Man, oh man!

    According to department policy this guy did EVERYTHING wrong!

    The policy is actually quite in keeping with what a reasonable person would expect. I could have written them myself. So could all those bystanders who KNEW that they were seeing something terribly wrong.

    So…. maybe it is not the police policy but the people trusted with its enforcement.

    Fail to see what the defence attorney can do with this Police Chief.

    Here he is trying, though!

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  • Nice try, but the prosecutor will clean it up, I think.

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  • Most people know or feel it was a racist killing of a black man by the man in blue and the legal system and courts are totally biased in favour of the men in blue in all cases, where their word is considered as truth, but the prosecution is not focusing on racial bias of this policeman or police and courts un general as that argument is emotional and subjective, and, is concentrating solely on the cold facts of the murder, and let the pigs come up with their hyperbole and standard police union scripts and dubious expert advice on consignment .

    The race aspect will be taken up for further debate after the trial, conviction or not, in the streets on the frontline by any means necessary.

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  • @Donna

    Yes, very much so. As Roland Martin said on show recently, it is unusual to witness men in blue put on the stand by the prosecutor to challenge the statement of another policeman. All wait with baited breath the verdict.

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