UPDATED: February 15, 2011
We’re reminding everyone of this story for a reason: The Arch Cot Inquest resumes on February 17, 2011 and BFP is about to publish an article showing how government corruption in land dealings contributed to the deaths of five members of the Codrington family.
Nothing changed with the election of the DLP Government in 2008. The piggies are still feeding at the trough – just a new group of piggies, that’s all.
Original Story published October 15, 2009…
“On two occasions, lands for which the infrastructural development was funded by the Corporation were placed under the control of private developers for allocation to potential buyers. There was no clear benefit for the Corporation from this course of action. With applications in excess of 24,000, there was no benefit in allowing private developers to allocate land, without any stipulations about whom the land should be sold to.”
… from the report of Auditor General Special Audit of the National Housing Corporation (available at the Auditor General’s website here)
(Sure, no benefit to the corporation – but many benefits to friends of the BLP government!)
How crooked BLP politicians and their friends ended up with public land for cheap!
How the Thompson DLP Government will protect the guilty! Continue reading