How deep was the election fraud of PM Ralph Gonsalves?
Perhaps we should along with this consider “How high is the mountain, how deep is the sea?”
How deep did the election fraud reach in our last three elections? We all know about the Red T shirts and bottles of strong rum. Many of us know from first hand observation that it went much deeper than that. People were given roofing and building materials. It was actually delivered to their homes, and in many cases they were given tickets to go and collect lumber and other materials from the government small works yard at Arnos Vale adjacent to the airport runway.
Much was state owned materials. Delivery was made right up to 4am on the mornings of elections.
“Lumber, galvanised roofing, cement, sheep, goats, chickens, washing machines, cookers, refrigerators, 100 dollar notes in envelopes…
You name it, they got it.”
It was claimed that many of the distributed items were for damage caused by certain past storms, but hundreds if not thousands received items when they lost nothing and had no damage.
The chosen recipients were known as supporters of the party in power. Continue reading