Do You Think That Indian Journalists Will Be Able To Find Barbados On A Map After Cricket World Cup?
Despite Cricket World Cup, it is apparent that some professional journalists in India do not know the difference between “Barbados” and “Antigua & Barbuda”.
From our “If professional journalists wrote it, then it must be true” department…
Arms Seized From Barbados PM’s Aides
New Delhi: After GoAir and Bombay Dyeing Chairman Nusli Wadia was detained at the Dubai airport on January 13 for carrying an undeclared pistol which had escaped security screening at Mumbai airport, it was the turn of Antigua and Barbados Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer who faced humiliation on Wednesday
Spencer who arrived on a private visit to India from London on Wednesday night at Mumbai airport had to undergo questioning by the Customs officials when a pistol and 21 cartridges were seized from his bodyguard by the officials.
During Customs check, Customs officials found a .9mm Pistol and 21 cartridges from the bodyguard for which government’s prior permission was not obtained.
There was prior information regarding Spencer’s visit, but officials said they had no information about arm and ammunition being brought…
… continue reading this well-researched article at MoneyControl India (link here)
Let’s see how long it takes for the story to be corrected online. Hmmmm…. no comments at the MoneyControl India website yet. Perhaps some of our readers could let them know that (to our knowledge) Barbados is a different country with a different Prime Minister?