Afra Raymond’s article on how corrupt politicians misuse their power to profit from public land, made us remember this story from last year.
Can anyone update this story?
How long must ordinary Bajans put up with corrupt politicians compulsorily acquiring private lands – to be converted into private profits for the political elites and their friends?
“Sobbing uncontrollably, his mother said she was afraid that her house and land would be taken away.” (Nation News)
Minister of Housing and Lands Denis Kellman harassing widow for her property for 18 years
Every Bajan has seen or heard about this before – sometimes involving family, friends or old Aunties. Mostly we keep our mouths shut.
We keep our mouths shut because we know how it is ’bout hey. We know that there is no place to go, and we have to spend the next 70 years on this little island, God willing. Better not to cross the powerful political and financial elites who can have all your family sacked from their jobs over a few months with a word here…
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