Donville Inniss’ File Missing from Mottley’s Red Bag

It is also a different version of how the story got out than what our own Attorney-General said last Thursday after the verdict was handed down. He said: “It is significant that the conviction came about because individuals who had knowledge of the events were prepared to speak out and to give evidence about wrongdoing.” The AG added: “This is something that is required at all levels in Barbados’ society whether dealing with the scourge of corruption or the scourge of gun violence.

Donville Inniss Case Points to Endemic Corruption in Barbados

The traditional media is off and running with the big headlines about the sentence federal District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto is scheduled to deliver today in New York in the Donville Inniss matter. It is the story traditional media will have a healthy appetite for because of flagging circulation.

Mia’s Red Bag has come up empty so far

The concern of the blogmaster confirmed in the deliberations during the Donville Inniss trial is the strong inference there is pervasive corrupt behaviour in the way business is conducted by some PUBLIC and PRIVATE officials in Barbados. Successive governments over the years have paid lip service to unearthing and punishing corruption even in the face of obvious indications of wrong doing. The Mia Mottley government is better placed than her predecessors given the unprecedented mandate handed to her government to do something about it. It is no secret however to those in the know that Donville and Mia are bosom buddies.

The following is a blog repost from January 20, 2020 which captures key concerns by the blogmaster, the late journalist Patrick Hoyos and the BU family.


Donville Inniss Case Points to Endemic Corruption in Barbados

The blogmaster found the Patrick Hoyos article to be – without prolix – a good summary of the Donville Inniss matter. Especially as it pertains to the inference other payments were made to Donville Inniss and that bribery by elected officials was commonplace in Barbados. Although we have the Attorney General et al saying that local laws would not have permitted prosecution of Inniss this position was challenged during the Inniss trial.

The blogmaster’s wish is that we have a dispassionate debate in Barbados and a call to action by our officials regarding the honest prosecution of public officials. It is ironic former Speaker of the House MICHAEL CARRINGTON and Adriel Brathwaite, former Attorney General showed support for Inniss by attending the trial in New York. CARRINGTON’s legacy will be that a High Court judge had to issue a court order for him to release monies due his client 70+ John Griffiths, the blogmaster will remember Brathwiate for promising to report to parliament the status of Mia Mottley’s qualification (LEC) to practice before the Courts of Barbados. He never did.

The time has come to arrest the moral and ethical rot- add criminal. We have started to experience the negative fallout of pushing our heads in the sand.

Time for the authorities to do a job.

Time for the Prime Minister, Attorney General and stakeholders to lead the charge.

Importantly, time for John Citizens to hold officials accountable.

Read full text of BU blog https://barbadosunderground.net/2020/01/24/donville-inniss-case-points-to-endemic-corruption-in-barbados/

739 comments

  • The Tief Everything and then go Begging Brigade….

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  • In all this discussion did anyone noticed that Donville is an American citizen?

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  • In all this discussion did anyone noticed that Donville is an American citizen?

    Xxxxxxcxxc

    PERMANENT RESIDENT OR RESIDENT ALIEN IE GREEN CARD HOLDER.

    CAN BE DEPORTED UP TO IMMIGRATION (ICE) AT END OF SERVING SENTENCE NO MATTER PROBATION STIPULATIONS AFTER LEAVING PRISON.

    CITIZENSHIP IS BY EITHER BIRTH OR NATURALIZATION WHICH MEANS QUALIFYING OVER A NUMBER OF YEARS ON ONGOING RESIDENCE, CLEAN RECORD, WORKING FINANCIAL STABILITY, PASSING A CITIZENSHIP WRITTEN TEST AND SWORN IN IF PASSED.

    DONVILLE HASN’T GONE THROUGH THE NATURALIZATION ROUTE.

    JUST A GREEN CARD HOLDER.

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  • @ roverp April 30, 2021 2:29 PM
    “In all this discussion did anyone noticed that Donville is an American citizen?”
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    No, he is NOT!

    He has permanent resident status which he is about to lose.

    If he were an American Citizen how could he then have served in the Cabinet of Barbados?

    Donville could not have sworn allegiance to ‘Her Majesty’ Elizabeth and also to the republic of the USA.

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  • “Better” is a subjective term.

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  • @ BAJE April 30, 2021 12:29 PM

    BAJE, that is all coming from a “man” who likes to brag about his ‘mercurial’ success in the business world of metropolitan USA where he presides over a PR management team responsible for billion dollar hotel projects with him being the only ‘darkie’ in the office except for the maid and janitor.

    Why did your ‘friend’ the ‘jumped-up’ PR john for a Bajan liar called it ‘enuff” and departed paradise to live and work in racist America where ever ‘coon’ is a bull’s-eye for a cracker?

    Doesn’t he, “enuff” consider himself to be one of Barbados’s “brightest” to shine like ‘stones’ behind a ‘red’ painted dog?

    Ask him why there are so many Bajans living in the Diaspora stretching from the UK to the Eastern seaboard of the USA to California to Canada?

    Why have black Bajans always migrated since the latter half of the 19th Century?

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  • “Better” is a subjective term.

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    “BETTER” FOR YOU LIVING AND RANKING AMONG THE TOP 10 PERCENT PEOPLE GLOBALLY.

    REALITY MOST BLACK BAJANS ARE CATCHING HELL AND NOT BEING FINANCIALLY HELPED IN ANY MEANINGFUL WAY BY THE GOVERNMENT DURING THIS YEAR LONG PANDEMIC AND CAN’T BOAST OF BEING IN THE TOP 10%.

    MANY PEOPLE IN FAR TOO MANY PARTS OF THE ISLAND CAN’T GET WATER DAILY TO BATHE OR COOK WITH.

    PEOPLE HAVE HAD TO GO BACK TO THE COMMUNAL STANDPIPES OF MANY YEARS AGO OR WATER TANKS AND TAKING WATER IN BUCKETS BACK TO THEIR RESIDENCES.

    IF MOST WERE LIVING LIKE YOU I WOULD SAY STAY WHERE THEY ARE ON THE 2 x 3 ISLAND.

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  • “for billion dollar hotel projects with him being the only ‘darkie’ in the office except for the maid and janitor.”

    ya gotta be talking about the FAKE billion dollar projects manager who got on here boasting away until they found out that someone knew about the scam to DEFRAUD our ancestors of $50, 000,000 of their reparations money, DEPRIVE their SURVIVING beneficiaries TO BUILD the St. Lucy Project scam..to pay the Black population starvation slave wages, violating Black human rights again, by TIEFING, as usual, the future of multiple generations…

    they didn’t think anyone knew… WITH EVIDENCE…

    …notice ya don’t hear much from the billion dollar projects manager anymore since all ah dah come out..

    the sellout negro yardfowl Slave…with obscure visions of grandeur.

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  • Where is Hal Austin?

    He was one of the few knowledgeable commenters left on the blog?

    Is the “New David” that petty that he can’t take being challenged? For having his cognitive dissonance exposed ?

    Bring back de ole David!

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  • @Hants

    21 months and 24 months supervision.

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  • Now I have heard anything commentary here regarding the fact that after Inness has/have served his two year prison sentence, he can still face the possibility of deportation, since he isn’t a naturalized American citizen as of yet?

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  • Inniss indicated in his statement that he will be returning to Barbados after serving his term.

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  • @ David

    So the Dullard is on your petty hit list too?

    lolol

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  • Fair enough!

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  • Now based on the conditions of Inness’s parole, one could assumed that since this was a White Collar crime, the possibility of deportation is minimal at most?

    However, the standard procedure for permanent residences whom have committed a violent crime or drug offences etc, is immediate deportation after the completion of his or her imprisonment.

    And even before the court proceedings starts, the judge usually cautions the defendant regarding the fact that his or her immigration status of permanent residence, can lead to deportation, after he or she has served his or her time in prison.

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  • https://barbadostoday.bb/2021/04/30/justice-delayed-ccj-blasts-bajan-judicial-sloth-again/

    “The CCJ levelled the criticism as it delivered a decision in four jointly-heard applications for leave to appeal. It directed that all the appeals be given an expedited hearing in the Barbados Court of Appeal, noting that the appellants who were sentenced to 15 years would complete their terms in March 2016, possibly without their appeals being heard.”

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  • David, he has no choice because he will be deported after his imprisonment, but I read somewhere that he is a permanent resident.

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  • Ask donville where is better

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  • For me there are more opportunities in the USA

    Life in Barbados in bim is sweeter

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  • @John2

    For politicians you mean?

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  • John2

    Those on both side of the divided are face with this dichotomy or predicament, I don’t really know which of the two words can be used in this context, but there is a yearning for home from those who live abroad; and a yearning to see abroad from those who live at home.

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  • Dompey

    Someone will soon tell you how many from run up to Maimi and NY and how often

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  • David

    I don’t understand your question?

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  • It is not, but I think Barbados could be heaven on earth if we clean up our acts.
    Respect for one another
    Country first
    Treat all fairly – Equal justice
    More transparency
    Integrity legislation
    No to favoritism and cronyism
    One class of citizens

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  • THeO

    NO country is perfect and none got all of what you asking for .

    life in general especially counrty life in Barbados is sweet to me.

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  • Poor AC still trying to change the topic but it will not work as most persons on here speaking about Mr Inniss conviction.Skinner talking all over his face about six is half dozen but i know he hurt that Mr Inniss get convicted talkimg about his wife and children.I asked him about the children of the eight over sixty BIDC workers Mr Inniss terminated and even after losing the case refused to reinstate.Thse persons children did not matter.Skinner is yet to answer. as that dpes not suit his known dem agenda.Poor fella.

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  • Milluh
    Like I said yesterday, people only pelt stones at trees bearing fruit. You are so hasty to pelt at me that you’re attributing comments to me that I never made. Keep pelting.

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  • “ya gotta be talking about the FAKE billion dollar projects manager who got on here boasting away until they found out that someone knew about the scam to DEFRAUD our ancestors of $50, 000,000 of their reparations money, DEPRIVE their SURVIVING beneficiaries TO BUILD the St. Lucy Project scam..”

    Da fuq you talking ’bout? Woman WURA go get some help! How so-called people of integrity don’t call you out for fabrications continues to baffle me…not! Frauds, liars and scammers.🤣🤣🤣

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  • Right…where are ya billion dollar projects now,,….,post one to BU.

    I could post one that is going nowhere though…….no reparations money boo hoo.hoo….ya ain’t even afraid ya stop a 45 with someone else’s name…ya know how US can be….,,but fowl Slaves don’t care as long as they see their people struggling, begging and in poverty….everything stolen from them even reparations money…

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  • @John2
    How many of those do we have?
    If you think it is sweet now, then imagine how much sweeter we could be.

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  • “with him being the only ‘darkie’ in the office except for the maid and janitor.

    am listening to a video about that same thing right now, ironic someone sent me that video about the reality about boasters in the US…, the negro pet who believe they are the only black accepted as one ah dem…pure delusion….gatekeeping is the term used to describe them….the Fowl should hear it…..ya are not one of them….even extremely wealthy Africans who can afford Harvard etc… get a rude awakening…when they think they can join that club.

    one even got the nerve to say somebody…don’t know who…. envy them…..and these are the same people walking around with eyes behind their heads because of murderous cops while spouting nonsense on BU..

    …the people from the islands too love to hear their people get robbed and are suffering….yall will pay..

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  • Any one noticed that teen suicide is on the rise in Barbados
    Does any one care
    Is this an issue which give cause and concern to the dreaded economic conditions on this island which undoubtedly is not of any help to the most vulnerable within the teenage /adult population
    When will govt get serious and start crafting out economic paths to deal with high unemployment which is a leading edge to.poverty

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  • TheoGazert

    Your description of Barbados leads me to concluded that you nothing more than an utopian ideologue, or perhaps you are probably lost in the backwash of disillusionment?

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  • Lorenzo

    The Conviction of Mr. Inness transcends party politics; it is a TKO for the island of Barbados.

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  • The conviction of Inniss is an indictment on all of Barbados.

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  • Angela Cox

    Social Protest is an effective tool for bring about change, but not when is spills over into mob violence, as we witnessed at the Capitol during the Trump tenure.

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  • @Artax April 30, 2021 12:36 AM. “Wouldn’t this be charging him twice for committing the same crime?”

    Nope.

    Because there are two different jurisdictions

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  • TheO

    How many of them does the USA have?
    Maybe two that are more advance than Barbados and they had to work towards them just like bum will fat to those points someday

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  • Just like bim will get to those points someday

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  • Salemite
    You post what info what!!! You were to post pictures of houses you saw in Coverley, evidence of forced cremation and numerous other claimed damning documents. To date BU has seen none, nada, zilch, nul. Furthermore, none of your tales have become fact. Every month you have new a scandal, which is never substantiated with docs. If you and the Milluh are so confident of my lies, I have repeatedly said lets bet some $$ and neither of you have agreed. So spare me the false posturing and instead board the enslaved’s time portal and go help them lay pipes in the 1850s as you alleged. Tief, blk, Ghana, africa, slaves, fowls, tief, blk, slaves, fowl every effin contribution. Go get help and stop twisting what I said to appear as if you’re a doyen of black consciousness. You’re not! If you were, you would have clearly understood the gist of my statement. How could someone saying there were not intimidated by wypipo equate to feeling he/she is “one ah dem”? Your comment sure is rich coming from a woman who married a white man, according to her own words. Were/are you considered “one ah dem”? All yuh ain’t want a ting wid me yuh. GTFOH🖐🏾

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  • I want Bajans too understand that political corruption is taken quite seriously in America …. I remember several years here in my State, the Governor, three Senators and one Mayor did some serious jail time simultaneously for political corruption. And by the way early this week I belief the FBI and NY Police on search warrant seized Rudy Giuliani phone, and electronic equipment at 6:00 am in the morning.

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  • “with him being the only ‘darkie’ in the office except for the maid and janitor.

    blah…blah…blah…who is going to take someone like a Fowl Slave on a blog boasting about they are the only black person in a company seriously, when many of us lived in US and know there is NO SUCH THING……and a billion dollar projects manager to boot, when WE KNOW that ALL the companies practice DIVERSITY under federal guidelines, they get credit for doing so….but not Fowl Slave Enuff, only negro in a company with whites only…

    everyone was so shocked they just let ya run away with ya delusions…..then ya got the nerve to show ya face again…..ya ain’t got no shame…then ya look down on those suffering in Barbados who look just like you…..cause ya supporting the bribetaking corrupt….disgraceful..

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  • And If you all know anything about such a warrant then you ought to know that for a judge to sign such a warrant there have had to be substantial proof to the allegations.
    Also bearing in mind that Rudy Giuliani was a US Attorney who prosecuted the Gambino and practically all of the Mafia families in NY, so Giuliani knows the law like the back of his hand.

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  • The US Attorney prosecutors for the Federal government and the State Attorney or the Attorney General prosecutor on behalf of the the State, as well as represent the interest of the State against the Federal Government etc. However, in the George Floyd case, it was usual to see Assistance or the Deputy Attorney General prosecuting Derek Chauvin because the State Attorney General Office represents the State Police in case liken to Chauvin one.

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  • So Fowl Slave…were you the only negro in the company or in the room? public nuisance.

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  • And come to think of it, the reason why the Assistant Attorney General of the State prosecuted the Chauvin’s case stems from the fact that the Attorney General of the State of Minnesota is a Black guy. This is unprecedented

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  • Kick-off 75 years of the United Nations at Loevestein

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  • Funny. I see that my vision of what Barbados could be is quite different from that of others. It seems as if you have decided to settle for what you have. All the old talk in the world and then comes realization, we are failing but we are near our very best.

    @Dompey, perhaps you travel to the wrong places. Visit Denmark and see how sweet the ‘natives’ live.

    I make no claims about the US or any other country.

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  • ‘ Giuliani knows the law like the back of his hand.”
    Giuliani is an idiot. Trump walking free, whilst Giuliani has probes up his ass.

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  • “blah…blah…blah…who is going to take someone like a Fowl Slave on a blog boasting about they are the only black person in a company seriously, when many of us lived in US and know there is NO SUCH THING……and a billion dollar projects manager to boot, when WE KNOW that ALL the companies practice DIVERSITY under federal guidelines”

    Wura hush your mouth and stop with the lies and conflation.. Firstly, there was no maid or janitor. I said the other blk person was the in-house graphic designer. Secondly, to assume that if there were indeed a maid or janitor he/she would be black says a lot about what you really think of your people or you’re simply ignorant. Context Abigail, context! Thirdly, you clearly do not understand the concept of a boutique firm. Fourthly, I am not a project manager. Fifthly, I don’t know where you got the story of a billion dollar project and being the only black person in a company from. Learn to read to understand rather than to respond. I do know this is hard for a robot with a programmed vocabulary–tief, black, slave, fowl, tief, black, slave, fowl–and I do empathise. Sixthly, tell BU of the federal guidelines for diversity, if they are mandatory for private firms, their application and commencement date. Seventhly, I never said I was the only black person in any company, I said one of two. Finally, as usual, you clearly don’t know what you’re talking about–pure tales of the expected in the twilight zone. Your climb down from.posting the “St.Lucy” evidence is noticeable.🤣

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  • “The conviction of Inniss is an indictment on all of Barbados.”

    Not really, Bajans should be pleased that the truth has emerged and Inniss’ wrong doings have been exposed.

    The indictment on all off Barbados is that other similar cases have not been exposed and people are keeping quiet about crimes until after the truths are already uncovered and made public.

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  • TheO

    i did’nt claim you made any claim about USA. USA is the standard bearer of where people want Barbados to be. whenever we get caught up with something that the usa is ahead of us in then there will somthing else else that we need to catch up with again. In other words barbados will never be heaven when compared to places like the USA. if you compare it with a place like Haiti then you meay think it is the closest think to heaven.

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  • The only place heavenly in America is the National Parks!

    In most countries some enjoy life while others struggle to survive. Scandinavia seems to be the exception with respect to financial struggles.

    America is in political turmoil right now because of the enjoyment of the 1% and the struggle to survive of far foo many.

    Neither America nor Barbados is perfect.

    So I never ever compare Barbados to heaven or paradise. It can be a really nice place to live, relatively speaking and depending on what type of life one desires.

    America does offer greater opportunity but unless you come up with one brilliant idea nobody else ever had, you have to work your ass off.

    I prefer the simple life and so country life in Barbados where I can stand in my vegetable garden among the birds, the bees, the butterflies and the ladybirds, look at the sea and feel to be there and be there in less than fiive minutes is wondrous to me. I marvel whenever I stop to think about it really.

    I like the small island vibe.

    It is all subjective.

    But with the whole world at her feet Rihanna takes opportunities wherever she finds them and frequently finds herself touching base on this rock regardless.

    Frequently….because she can and also because she cannot help it.

    It’s home no matter where you live.

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    “Secondly, to assume that if there were indeed a maid or janitor he/she would be black says a lot about what you really think of your people or you’re simply ignorant.”:

    am not the one who said it, i watched you like the WHOLE BLOG did on here BOASTING…that is where the poster got it from..

    do you understand THAT YOU HAVE NOTHING in the way of teaching anyone ANYTHING…..how would we know anything about your boast if ya were not on here BOASTING…there are no company meetings especially in LARGE CORPORATIONS…without diversity…ya boastfulness is what got ya words biting ya now…

    Dummy, I have relatives WHO WORK IN BOUTIQUE firms, most are small, you are not the first Black person or the last to work in those…..as you believe…..even those ARE DIVERSE…that’s the problem with yardfowls, when ya elevate themselves to new negros…ya believe no one else should or could get the same opportunities…ya don’t even know how well ya have been studied..

    am waiting for the RIGHT TIME to post the billion dollar St. Lucy Project that ya were boasting about in stealth…remember the father/son MONEY LAUNDERING GIG….remember i held on to that for over a year before posting, then the WHOLE WORLD SAW all those millions that were LAUNDERED across the US, BVI, Turk & Caicos ect……….keep pushing….i prefer watch yall STEW…it feels so good.

    ya must think BU is the only place i post, i know what to post, where and WHEN TO POST IT…

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  • The barbados economy continues to take a nose dive
    The PM needs to address the nation on this distressing issue
    Waiting for tourist to come and the Covid to disappear is continuing to put the economic fate in the hands of nature warth
    The governor of the Central Bank has sent a warning to govt which should not be ignored
    The livelihoods of the people are in jeopardy and can no longer be held in a vicious economic lockdown
    Govt vacuous policies and empty promises holds no weigh
    The time for solutions is now

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    Peabrain Enuff…i know how that document got made public…..let that keep you up at night.

    ..if ya have ever lived in NYC ya would know that latinx, poles etc DOMINATE the cleaning business as maids janitors etc…it does not need saying if ya lived in those cities before, you are the only one think ya got unique information that others don’t know…..the first and last bajan to work in US….steupppss….all of you got the same backward mentality

    Some European countries got it right, they learned from past errors and actually USE THEIR BRAIN….and understand that to achieve success, THEIR PEOPLE should always come first in the socio-economic realm.

    the discomfort for the Mia/Teets duo is that the TRUTH is galloping out and they can’t handle it, would love to corral it back in but that is a mountain they can’t climb….all of it needs to be released to PURGE the island of that POISON and START THE HEALING PROCESS FROM ALL OF DECADES OF CORRUPTION..

    …let all their names be famous and recognized so they cannot comfortably spread that cancer anywhere else, especially to the continent….they got more than enuff filth to deal with, they don’t need small island anti-black, anti-African evil from toxic parliaments.

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    Some truths need telling here…the social fabric includes embedded anti-black HATRED…

    …it’s most evident to all when you go to the banks, stores, companies to business as a Black/African…anti-black…SELF-HATRED is a LIVING thing on the island, they just CAN’T STAND themselves and each other, not everyone has that mental problem, but TOO MANY DO….that’s what the trash in the parliament should be reversing, but they MAKE IT WORSE with their sellout, be an agent for and take bribes from anyone mentality…

    Ya CANNOT go to the continent on any permanent basis while HATING YASELVES LIKE THAT….it’s too culturized and normalized to hide..

    yall got work to do, but don’t mind me, i have no such problem.

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  • I kinda laugh when talk of Africa makes for ongoing round table subject
    Just look around in the backyards of small island nations the poverty and crime which needs to address
    On a scale of 1-10 the interest is -2
    Furthermore people in small island nations have yet to find any unified position on any thing and put differences asides but talks about Africa a continent that is made up of people with many languages and cultural differences that small island people would find hard to assimilated among their own
    In the many years I have heard of talk about going to back to Africa I am yet to see this massive flight
    Reminds me of Cubans who lives in tge USA speaking of returning to Cuba when Castro dies
    Well all in all the round table topic on Africa makes for good exhaling

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  • TheoGazert

    I never travelled to Denmark but I know this much about Denmark: it has the best welfare system in the world, so perhaps that is why life is so sweet over there?

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    Fowl Slave Enuff AKA billion dollar projects manager, ah must thank you, you have been very helpful, even if ya don’t know it..

    Barbados the slave society for VIOLATING WORKER’S RIGHTS…starting with the dangerous sellout governments….Mia better don’t now pretend she’s doing these suffering people a favor…when the government is upfront in refusing to pay and setting up with thieving employers to get away with not paying employees, EG thieving hoteliers still have not paid hotel workers everything…. better not pretend she is some shero saving the day..

    .when people reach the point of ATTEMPTING SUICIDE because they are REFUSED their basic right to money they work for, can’t pay their bills or feed their families….international bodies SHOULD BE INFORMED.

    ..i remembered when she ran up to ILO and LIED to those people with fancy talk….knew it would return to bite her ass. And as for those sellout union heads who love to be seen driving around duty free Mercedes and NEVER standing up adequately for worker’s rights because they too believe that workers on the island are slaves to be used to elevate themselves to wealthy crooks.

    “Indeed, now is the time to understand and recognise the recent experiences of our workers in and out of the workplace. Now is the time to take action to defend human dignity and the rights of working people across our land.”

    “Pay them their money!

    That was the plea from the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) yesterday as it made another plea to Government to find a speedy resolution to the plight of former Barbadian workers of collapsed regional airline LIAT.

    On Thursday, spokesperson for the 55 severed workers, Captain Neil Cave, said they had written to Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Monday in a last-ditch effort to ease their suffering. At a press conference facilitated by Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley, Cave said “things were dread” and that mental health issues had now set in with some workers, with at least one attempting suicide.”

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  • TheoGazert

    America is a meritocracy for some who choose to go this route and to add to the above: I want to live in a society where I am rewarded on my merit, and not a Hand- Me- Out or entitlement one like Denmark.

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    I know the CONCEPT of taxpayers ….read the PEOPLE….. PAY FOR EVERYTHING is very new to the average Black person from Barbados…..but EURO countries like Denmark, Norway etc…the PEOPLE KNOW they PAY FOR EVERYTHING, they KNOW the MONEY IS THEIRS all of it…..that’s why some just need a signature of 1000 in a petition to REMOVE TOXIC, corrupt GOVERNMENTS…

    there is no such thing as HANDOUTS when the money IS YOURS…governments only have money given to them by the people, they have no other way of getting any outside of BRIBES.

    i have been trying to explain this for YEARS and many STILL DON’T GET IT…

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  • Here we go again.

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  • “I kinda laugh when talk of Donville Inniss makes for ongoing round table subject,” how you duz keep real far from it and find all other types uh things to talk bout, even Africa.

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    Mental health is serious business, it’s a PLAGUE in bigger countries who have been battling it for decades WITHOUT success and they have trillions of dollars at their disposal and still can’t rein it in, ask the billion dollar project manager who knows everything.

    …the simplest problems on the island are difficult to solve, you don’t want a mental health epidemic on top of everything else, one youngster just committed suicide a day or two ago.

    but don’t mind me.

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  • “In the many years I have heard of talk about going to back to Africa I am yet to see this massive flight”

    Bajans would be looked at as foreigners when they arrive, but over time they would settle in and be accepted, but Children born there would be true born Africans. Those with NCDs shouldn’t go there though.

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  • Sacred Spaces / Connecting with Pure Source Energy of all Creation

    Population density of Barbados Vs Africa

    668 per Km2 Vs 45 per Km2

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  • Marcus Garvey, the quintessential prophet and visionary preached a message of African Unification with his back to Africa Movement, but we know the story behind his fall from Grace as the first Black leader to aroused the collective-conscience of the Black race.

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    What many don’t know is that Bajans have been visiting Africa for quite some time…there don’t need to be any FLIGHT…what for, people have been doing business between the continent and the Caribbean/Americas for years…Caribbean/African people have resided there for DECADES….

    BROADEN YA PERSPECTIVES AND YA HORIZONS…too insular..

    Africans have navigated and traded across OUR earth for literally 10s of thousands of years, it’s nothing new…maybe only for those who don’t know.

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    just a thought…but maybe if the African population broaden their horizons and DEPEND LESS on corrupt governments…there WILL BE LESS BRIBERY….because ya won’t need them as much when you are LESS DEPENDENT and have other options…..just me using my brain cells.

    Bajans have already started trading…..stay there.

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  • Jesus take the wheel.

    Lashley – Don’t count Donville out – Lashley:
    https://barbadostoday.bb/2021/05/01/dont-count-donville-out-lashley/

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    Anyone with better SOLUTIONS…will love to hear them….i asked 2 days ago…

    .there comes a time when the highlighting of the corruption, bribery, thieving racist minorities, Black human rights violations, estate thefts etc will have to be MOVED in another direction…or yall can keep it and complain incessantly for another 12 to 15 years…without putting any real solutions on the table…

    it’s a personal choice….but those who THINK AHEAD…have already put plans into motion, those will be the successful ones…..it did not surprise me that some already have…

    after stagnating the population for decades, ya governments ARE USELESS….nonfunctioning and can’t move forward….read the tea leaves…or stay and immerse yaselves…those who saw what’s happening are happy to traverse 2 continents or more….it’s in our lineage….some of us anyway..

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  • I am engaged in a discussion that I do not fully understand.
    I suggested that with a few changes that life in Barbados could be sweeter for everyone.
    A few are telling me it is sweet for them, we like it so.

    @Dompey: It is difficult to asses a country based on the few people you interact with, but none of the folks that helped me formed my impression of Denmark were on welfare. What I saw was a proud and hardworking group of people whose confidence and sense of being a citizen was high.

    I made no reference to the US. I would be the first to agree that it is a flawed place and does not keep it promises to some of its citizens. I remain convince that we will get it right eventually…. Of that I am certain.

    . “But it really doesn’t matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop … I’ve seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land”

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  • WURA-War-on-U

    “after being convicted of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering.”

    at least US had the good sense to know that they could be no bribery WITHOUT CONSPIRACY…..😂😂🤣🤣😍😜😎 and since they used Barbados’ laws to convict him, conspiracy is definitely part of that legal regime…

    can’t handle fools and their colonial politics that is A ROAD TO NOWHERE for Africans, but then again fools don’t consider themselves anything other than whatever nonsense is currently in their indoctrinated addled brains and minds…

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  • “But it really doesn’t matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop … I’ve seen the Promised Land. I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land”

    Xxxxxxxxxxx

    WELL SAID MARTIN LUTHER KING REBORN.

    WELL SAID.

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  • Baje

    The effects of slavery continues to muddy our collective-psyche as a people of color, and to the point where we are unable to desist from interpret everything through the lens of our enslavement. There is no Promise Land for Black people as Dr. king so forcefully articulated in his plagiarized speech, and I stand by those words because Dr. king was nothing more that a public academic or rhetorician for the Civil Rights Movement.

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  • David
    Yuh see the trend yet? But I don’t know what else is to be expected from HammieLa. Piss in muh RH pocket.

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  • Somebody has been trolling for quite some time.
    Aaron Neville “Tell it like it is”
    “If you want something to play with
    Go and find yourself a toy
    Baby my time is too expensive
    And I’m not a little boy”

    Disengaging.
    Enjoy the day.

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  • It is hard to imagine this man is regarded as our foremost social practitioner. He is saying that anecdotally Inniss is still popular yet he is unsure what will happen if Inniss were to return to politics. The question he avoided is which political party would have the gumption to nominate Inniss to run again. It would be a quantum step back were Inniss to feel he should present himself agin to the electorate.

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  • Our wishes may be divorced from reality.

    Besides party politics, there is such a thing as personality politics.. Also with our love of pedigree it would not surprise me if Donville returns and get a second or third bite of the apple. It has been done before (see below). Of course, those who are now spouting fake outrage will continue to do so, but they are not part of his voting block.

    From Wikipedia
    “Saunders was Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos in 1985 for the Progressive National Party.[1]

    Saunders was arrested in March 1985 together with Commerce and Development Minister Stafford Missick. Saunders was alleged by the US Drug Enforcement Administration to have accepted $30,000 from undercover agents to ensure safe passage of drugs by permitting safe stopover refuelling of drug flights from Colombia to the United States. Video evidence showed Saunders accepting $20,000 from an agent. Saunders was convicted in July 1985 of conspiracy, though he was acquitted of the charge of conspiring to import drugs into the United States (which Missick was also convicted of). He was sentenced to eight years in prison and fined $50,000.

    Later political career
    In January 1995 Saunders was elected to the Parliament by just six votes. His former party, the Progressive National Party, had disowned him, forcing him to run as an independent.”

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  • Donville Inniss is a born Barbadian.

    He has the right to return to Barbados and do whatever he wants to do.

    Donville Inniss is a born Barbadian.

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  • Donville’s conviction set him apart from other politicians in Barbados. but statements from our leaders convinces me that he would have never been accused, tried or convicted if the same information was in the sole hands of GOB.

    We see people trying to position this as one crook and thirty virgins, but the average man believes it is one convicted crook and 30 crooks who are not yet caught. The distance between Donville and our other politicians is imaginary. Our wishful thinking and opinions may be divorced from reality.

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  • “Go Back to Africa”

    Back in the olden days say 50 years ago when 9/10 of whites were openly racist as opposed to 2/3 whites who are less open secret racists today a common insult to Black / Negros protesting for Civil Rights and against Colonialism was “Go Back to Africa”.

    Do you think Waru is working for KKK.

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  • Wait the Inniss story still making round table talk on BU
    A jogging into the archives of my mind reminded me of a situation which placed the then leader of the blp OSA to answer allegations placed over his head after him receiving a whopping check from a business entity which he placed in how personnel bank account
    Then when the story got out into public domain OSA declared the whopper of hundreds of dollar was for campaign financing
    Up to present time no one was told why OSA placed that money into his personnel bank account
    The skeleton are long and large in the blp side
    However as OSA Barbadianhave forgetful memory

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  • I like smart people. I like a good laugh.

    I find it amusing and amazing when Mariposa jumps aboard a dead horse and flogs it to a second death.

    I also find it amusing, when the spin and fast bowlers take to the field and give us some exciting deliveries. I have seen some spinning here that would make us champions if we could duplicate it in test cricket.

    Watching the blogmaster spinning is exciting cricket. Rumpelstiltskin would be envious of his spin; unfortunately for us, the end product is not gold.

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  • Honourable mention.

    Former Member of Parliament Hamilton Lashley has helped poor people in Barbados.

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  • just a thought…but maybe if the African population broaden their horizons and DEPEND LESS on corrupt governments…there WILL BE LESS BRIBERY….because ya won’t need them as much when you are LESS DEPENDENT and have other options…..just me using my brain cells.

    Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    People in here did saying that for a long time – about not depending on government . Your brain cell now caught up?

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  • Soon be 500.

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  • @Hants

    A person having the right and others having a dispassionate debate about the utility such a decision were it to be taken is a different matter. Inniss was caught out taking a bribe in Barbados. The money laundering conviction in the US stemmed from the ICBL executives secreting funds to Inniss via the USA. We know why.

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  • @ David this is a multi tasking session Formula One qualifing in progress.

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  • The truth is….. I always had a liking for Donville. He had a fluency and a smoothness that I found appealing.

    “De wicket taking spin”. Conspiracy theory:
    Perhaps our big brother in the North saw Donville as more of a threat to its goal than Mia and decided to take him off the board. A possibility, eh.

    Our politics may not be as simple as we think.

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  • I don’t want to read this in 2022…
    🙂 Concert police in Canada arrested a stalker from Barbados.
    Take that off your bucket list 🙂

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  • 1007 theO

    You talking about spin bowling ?

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  • “Your brain cell now caught up?

    saying and doing are 2 different things and you have no idea the level am talking about…the know it all yardfowl who knows nothing at all….just pretending…so since you know, tell me what kind of trades that can happen between Africa and the Caribbean.

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  • Yep. The spinners are out.
    Going to see how good you are at spinning.

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  • @ David did you listen to David Ellis on Brasstacks yesterday ?

    Some people will not be visiting the USA.

    read between the lines.

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  • @Hants

    Yes, the Donville Inniss issue is a watershed moment in our history. Sensible Barbadians will be asking this government to deliver on integrity legislation before 2023.

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  • yeah…and am not talking about any SCAM embassy, or SCAM consulate or SCAM missions from corrupt governments…

    …..REAL Africans know how to do REAL business on the continent…without SCAMS….

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