Condemned!

Maria Bradshaw,

Added 12 February 2013

owenarthur

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."

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