More discarded human bones, coffins at Barbados Cemetery
Updated June 18, 2014
Once again it’s time to report on the latest indignities to buried friends and relatives. Every six months we read of another ‘find’ in this churchyard or that: human skulls, coffin parts, bones of the dead still dressed in their burial clothing. The latest is in The Nation: Relative jolted by scene at cemetery.
We’ve destroyed all the historical buildings we can on this rock. Practically nothing remains of our slave history.
Practically nothing remains of the military forts and bases that ringed this island right up to the cold war. Now we destroy our generational history and disrespect our friends and family members. Every person for themselves! Full speed ahead with that new iPhone or Samsung big screen handset! Fancy trucks! Party Party Party!
And cast the bones of the dead on a heap of garbage.
That’s our modern Bajan culture.
Here are BFP’s prior reports on this phenomena…
Originally posted on Barbados Free Press:
UPDATED: October 11, 2012
Six skulls, bones, body parts found in open graveyard pit
With Monday’s discovery of an open pit containing burned skulls, bones and other body parts at the Christ Church Parish Church, our thoughts immediately turned to a previous article by our own Robert.
Sad. So sad. And what does it say about us?
Somebody should lose their job over this, but you know that’s never going to happen.
Here is the current story from the Nation, and then BFP’s original story…
Shocker in Christ Church graveyard
Mourners attending a burial in the Christ Church Parish Church’s cemetery on Monday evening were mortified when they stumbled upon a hole containing burnt skeletal remains.
An upset woman told the MIDWEEK NATION that they were disgusted by the sight in the graveyard.
“I counted at least six skulls and I could see teeth, hair and bones and what appeared to be…
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