Daily Archives: May 22, 2011

Miguel King dies in JFK Airport bus crash. Barbados family grieves.

Our sincere condolences to the family of Miguel King, who was killed on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 in a crash between a city bus and an SUV at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York. The 25 year old Barbados native worked as a baggage handler for Delta Airlines.

Further information can be found at The Lahore Times: Bus crash claimed one life at JFK Airport parking, 10 badly hurt

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Acting Prime Minister urges journalists to follow code of ethics. DLP Government refuses to pass code of ethics for politicians.

UPDATED: July 2, 2011

In consideration of the ongoing breaking news story that the Barbados Minister of Health Donville Inniss still has connections to the online pornography industry, we’re running this previous story in hopes that ethical members of the DLP government will chide the Barbados news media into covering the Donville Inniss news – and especially start asking questions about where the money went. Is it money laundering when a Barbados corporation receives money in Europe? Did the Barbados corporation declare and pay taxes on the entire Donville Inniss porn websites revenue stream?

Original story as first published May 22, 2011…

Do as the DLP says, but not as they do…

The Democratic Labour Party promised Barbadians that they would declare a code of ethics for elected and appointed government officials “immediately upon election”.

That was three and a half years ago.

The DLP also promised to introduce Integrity Legislation and Freedom of Information within 100 days of election. What a joke at our expense.

Now Acting PM Ronald Jones has the audacity to lecture the Barbados news media on ethics and the purpose of journalism. Continue reading

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