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Letter: Is he just a chip off the old block?
Published on February 27, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

Dear Sir:

Same old long talk, different Gonsalves. I just hope the boy has not been lied to and is naive enough to believe everything papa says.

Has he been brainwashed, or like his father has he decided it’s okay to “sometimes tell lies” to the Vincentian public, the estate slaves?

Reading Tuesday, February 18, 2014, copy of the Searchlight newspaper, reporting on a radio statement: "A clash of the unique [unlike anything else] narratives [stories told] of the opposition New Democratic Party, the ruling Unity Labour Party and civil society -- including the media, is at the heart of the current political divisiveness in the country, says government senator Camillo Gonsalves."

In simple language that most Vincentians will fully understand, non-legal jargon, he claims the NDP is telling lies on the ULP.

The story further went on to say, "One of the narratives [stories told] that dominates the New Democratic Party's outlook politically is that the ULP, the governing party, buys its support -- it buys it by bribery; it buys it by relief supplies; it buys its support."

He then goes on to attempt to make the point that it’s all untrue, that he is responding because its untrue and the ULP have always responded blow for blow whenever such lies are told.

The accusations aimed at the ULP have long ago been proved true. Hundreds of villagers have given evidence of such; ULP supporters receiving building materials, money in envelopes, bottles of strong rum, T-shirts and building materials delivered right up to 4 am on the morning of elections. Even Wikileaks exposes such, from information given to the US ambassador by the ULP political adviser for elections, a Bajan. He also said that the ULP flew in hundreds of expatriate Vincentians. These people, who do not live here, really had no right to be on the voters list.

People who sustained damage to their homes back to the time of hurricane Tomas, still unable to move back into their homes which were damaged. The only reason they have been treated so is because they are NDP voters. Their neighbours got roofing and building materials, and many of them had no damage.

I hope in God’s name you are not going to try and emulate your father, we really have had enough of his crap without you starting to dish it out as well.

Camillo, any divisiveness has always emanated from your party and in particular your father.

It’s also quite easy to drive into any of the villages and meet those that have been treated in an inhumane way for the sake of politics. There is a list and written statements from those treated so, which may well be contrary to the human rights legislation.

I suppose by your making such statements it will put some uncertainty of the truth in the minds of the ignorant.

unique
n adjective
unlike anything else.

narrative
noun
the practice or art of telling stories.

divisive
n adjective causing disagreement or hostility.

Peter Binose
Self appointed keeper of the whistle, and blowing hard
 
Reads: 1886





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Comments:

Allan Palmer:

Peter,

this young man; the son of the S.V.G. PM sound like have to be that man who swindled money from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Bank: A-Darm-ASS Do you remember him.

Does this guy have total control over everyone in the Unity Labor Party?

Is his daddy a dishonest man who will do every thing in his power to maintain power in St. Vincent and the Grenadines?

The apple don't fall to far from the tree. they are both micromanaging liars.


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