Daily Archives: June 6, 2015

Help this poor woman have more babies without fathers to support the children!

In March 2015 Innotech chairman Anthony DaSilva gave Harriett Hackett $2,500 in food vouchers. How much more is he good for?

In March 2015 Innotech chairman Anthony DaSilva gave Harriett Hackett $2,500 in food vouchers. Here, Harriett wonders how much more is he good for, and would it be worth producing child #10 if she could just lure Anthony into her bed? Would he stick around or run off like all the others?

Nine children by many men – no food, no employment but she has a facebook page

Harriett Hackett hasn’t worked in years and years, and none of the men she’s hooked up with stick around to look after Harriett or her children – but that doesn’t stop her from popping out another little one with this man or that every once in a while. Nine children so far, the oldest being 20 and the youngest being 5. For years Harriett and her brood have lived in a dilapidated shack of a home under conditions that are probably worse than seen at the plantations during many periods in our history.

Last March saw a big fund raising for Harriett that took in thousands of dollars. Politicians lined up for the photo opportunities and brought her clothes and food. Harriett even got her own facebook page Help Harriett Hackett with 150 likes. Well, that money is gone now and she needs some more, so she went to the newspapers again. Seemed to work last time, wonder if it will work again this time?

Mother crying out again for help

My children are hungry again!

The cry of 45-year-old Harriett Hackett as she took a breadfruit from a neighbour and made her way into the kitchen to turn it into a meal for her children when they return home from school.

The mother’s story is not new to readers as her undesirable circumstances were highlighted in an article published in Barbados TODAY on March 18 where she asked for help with feeding and clothing her children.

She told Barbados TODAY this afternoon that she was still struggling to feed her little ones.

Immediately following publication of the article, the Mayers Road, My Lord’s Hill, St Michael family, whose home is also in dire need of repairs, received help in the form of food, clothing and even money from kind hearted Barbadians locally and abroad.

At that time, the unemployed mum said that though she was relentlessly trying to find a job, she had not worked “in years”. Today, she is still searching.

“I looking for work, of course, but I can’t find none up to now. Anything anybody can give me to do, I would be glad for,” the mother said.

Now weeks later, Hackett said while she was thankful for the help last time, she was once again in the same position of hardly having anything to feed her children, the eldest being 20 (not living with her) and the youngest five.

“I don’t have anything for the children to eat. All the vouchers and all the food stuff gone.”

… read the entire story at Barbados Today, and don’t forget to send Harriett lots of money!

 

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China showers money, free trips on Barbados journalists and government employees. Where’s mine?

China Barbados Negotiations

That sound you hear at Chinese embassies throughout the Caribbean is the shuffling of journalists, government officials and other folks crawling on their knees to get their share of the free trips, goods, money and other largesse dispensed by the Chinese government because… because of their good and kind intentions.

The only condition (and it’s not even necessary to agree in writing) is that the receiving governments, people and organisations don’t mention the sins of China or the Chinese Communist Party, including running the world’s largest slave camp system, systemic poisoning of the environment and the routine trampling of human rights, freedom of religion etc.. Also on the ‘don’t mention’ list are forced abortions and executions for property crimes to facilitate government selling of prisoners’ organs. And China certainly doesn’t want to hear any talk of the Tienanmen Square Massacre or how journalists are beaten to death for reporting illegal disposal of cadmium waste. Same same for the concerns over the Confucius Institute programme at UWI.

So pay no attention to these fanciful stories of Chinese slave camps, forced abortions and repression of Christian. Just line up for the free money!

China gives Barbados journalists “Hard-to-resist treats, free trips, all expenses paid… and flattery”

Barbados silent about China kidnapping, forcing late term abortions, sterilizations on 7000 women

What would Sarah Ann Gill think about our silence over religious persecution in China?

The new Bajan export commodity: Wives to China!

Barbados signs environmental deal with one of the world’s worst offenders: China

On this day of emancipation, we pray for millions still held as slaves in China, North Korea, Africa and throughout the Muslim world

China’s New Slave Empire: Africa

China Olympics – Police Ask Bar Owners Not To Serve Blacks Because They Are Pimps, Prostitutes And Drug Dealers

Barbados Prime Minister Promises To Ignore China Human Rights Issues As Long As Communist Dollars Continue

BFP Aug 14, 2008 – Hartley Henry Pays The Chinese Back For That Free Trip!

BFP Apr 28, 2008 – Help Us Confirm The Names Of The Barbados Journalists Who Took Gifts From Communist China

BFP June 6, 2006 – Barbados Media Forgets Anniversary – China’s Tiananmen Square Massacre

DELEGATION HEADING TO CHINA

Some 19 persons will be heading to the People’s Republic of China later this month to attend a number of bilateral seminars on Agro-processing and Agriculture.

The group is scheduled to leave the island next Wednesday, June 10, 2015 for the seminars, which will run from Friday, June 12, to Thursday, July 2, on Hainan Island, China. The delegation will be led by Senior Agricultural Officer, Leslie Brereton, and will include representatives from the Barbados Investment Development Corporation (BIDC), the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC), and a number of private persons involved in agriculture.

The bilateral seminars are fully funded by the People’s Republic of China and are organised through the Academy for International Business Officials (AIBO), also known as the Training Centre of the Ministry of Commerce. The seminars are expected to include presentations, lectures and tours. (KRM/BGIS)

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Full weight of law descends upon Rawle Eastmond’s spurned mistress

Haniyfa Reza White – the thrown away like trash ex-mistress of former Member of Parliament Rawle Eastmond – is again in jail for again assaulting and threatening to kill him. (Current June 2015 story in The Nation here)

BFP originally published this article back in 2011 when the crazy woman was charged the first time, and our Shona had it right then: Nothing good comes out of adultery…

Barbados Free Press

“Cause when you’re out with your women, your wife will be at home: Cooking your food, doing your dirt, buddy what you trying to do?”

… Eric Clapton’s “Outside Woman Blues”

Adultery carries its own priceNo Bail for Rawle Eastmond’s outside woman gone crazy

Please don’t misunderstand what I am writing to you now. No one has a right to assault anyone or threaten their wife or family even if that someone is a woman who was used and discarded by a married politician. I wanted to say that the sin of adultery carries its own cost in ruined lives. I thank my husband Marcus that he is always true to me and our children. And I want to say to my husband about him being true to me… YOU BETTER BE! Your loving wife, Shona

P.S. To the woman I say, “Rawle Eastmond isn’t worth it.” Get…

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