Condemned!Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur is calling for leaders to speak out on comments made by Minister Chris Sinckler. (FP)
By Maria Bradshaw | Tue, February 12, 2013 - 12:10 AM
Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur has called on the National Organization of Women (NOW) and church leaders to speak out against what he termed a “nasty onslaught” by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler on June Fowler, chairman of the Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance (BIPA).
Speaking Sunday night at a Barbados Labour Party (BLP) public meeting at Savannah Road, Bush Hall, St Michael, Arthur read from what he indicated was a transcript of Sinckler’s speech at Clevedale, Black Rock, St Michael, last Friday.
He called the attack on Fowler “the purest political sewage that has ever infested a political platform in Barbados”.
Pointing out that Fowler had only tried to correct a mistake which she perceived Sinckler had made when he spoke about the CLICO situation last week, Arthur lamented: “A decent Barbadian woman, just seeking to correct a mistake that Chris Sinckler put in the public domain and she is subject to abuse on a scale that churns and sickens the stomach."Please read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION, or in the eNATION edition.
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