Barbados Free Press received this anonymously-written article from someone who claims to be a DLP member. Fair enough, we’ll publish just about anything that isn’t threatening or promoting violence or racism. Although we split up a couple of longer paragraphs for readability, we didn’t change a word.
Two points we at BFP would like to make and then we’ll publish the article as it was received…
1/ The “campaign donation” cheque that Owen Arthur put into his personal bank account and that David Thompson waved around during his “Bussa” speech was for $75,000, not $750,000 as this article claims. It’s all corruption but you might as well get the amount straight.
2/ The DLP started yelling about the BLP corruption years ago and they have had almost 3 years to do something with all the evidence they have – but that’s not going to happen. The DLP could lay numerous charges and civil lawsuits to recover the stolen funds but they have a gentleman’s agreement with the BLP that no charges will be laid – only words angrily spoken.
That’s because the DLP don’t want the same treatment from the BLP next time the government switches around.
Remember friends: There is only ONE political party in Barbados. Any talk of corruption charges, investigations or legislative changes are all politics and not real. All for show.
Here’s the article we received…
All eyes on the BLP
Hear the name: “Owen Arthur” and immediately you think of the man who received $750,000 as campaign financing but secretly deposited it into his personal bank account. That’s why for us in the DLP, Arthur is the best person to lead the BLP into the next election. Continue reading