“Unfortunately within our Caribbean society preying on minors is not viewed with the same disgust as within other societies. The fact that in our societies the abuse of children is often referred to simply as “interfering with children” indicates that we still have a long way to go. Worse than that we often blame the children.”
… Senator Lynette Eastmond, Barbados Minister of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
Quite the controversial position taken by Minister Eastmond at her St. Philip West Community website.
First off, I don’t think that there is a single “caribbean cuture”, but aside from that I don’t know what to think about Lynette’s article which centers around the Akon debacle.
Check it out for yourself at her website here.