Corrupt Barbados politicians prepare to expropriate widow’s land – probably for personal profits

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?

Barbados Free Press

Barbados Expropriation

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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6 responses to “Corrupt Barbados politicians prepare to expropriate widow’s land – probably for personal profits

  1. PLANTATION DEEDS FROM 1926-2015 AND SEE MASSIVE FRAUD ,LAND TAX BILLS AND NO DEEDS,DLP AND BLP MUST GO VOTE CUP

    We told you all before they are crooks liars and scumbags, We will change all of that at the next elections,

  2. Party Animal

    Plantation Deeds you sure it will change ? Them ain’t no different, I would even say them start it.
    The things I hear this lot doing is REAL SCARY, you can’t talk to a Politician unless you put thousands of Dollars in his bank account.
    I feel sorry for the poor people that buying them soap boxes in St. James, to think that the first ten thousand dollars they have to pay gone in a minister pocket. Poor souls.

  3. SB

    What scum politicians and their cronies are. They’re no better than the original white slave owning plantation owners who so exploited their workers for their own greed.

  4. PLANTATION DEEDS FROM 1926-2015 AND SEE MASSIVE FRAUD ,LAND TAX BILLS AND NO DEEDS,DLP AND BLP MUST GO VOTE CUP

    Party Animal,@ Yes , things will change when the people vote different , these bitches to have a meeting at the Hilton to check them self on the US laws as it relate to them as in FIFA, , They will be trap on the island for People Justice or take off the island and wait to be picked up by WARRANT,
    FIFA CASE NOW GOT THEM , ALL THE JACK WARNER OF THE Caribbean,

  5. Party Animal

    The white Slave owners can’t come close to the scum of today.

  6. D Oracle.

    Agreed PA, the political scum today defy comparison as they set new standards daily.