Barbadian Senator fields queries from aggressive young Guyanese journalists
When the late David Thompson, the 2nd PM of Barbados to die in Office, once declared “Ever so welcome, wait for a call,” in reference to removing a large contingent of Guyanese in Barbados (which would include Rihanna’s mother if he thought it through, yet he sees fit to bestow a Diplomatic Passport to RiRi since Robyn Fenty attended Combermere, BIG FREAKIN’ DEAL) – many saw the nasty snipe as a death knell for relations between the two Caricom members.
Now Barbados has had to suck salt & learn the hard way that we need Caricom traffic via people and exports, to survive and even thrive! So it was no surprise when Bridgetown goes to Georgetown, cap in hand and a-begging… Since Guyana is now developing how Barbados once did, and, possibly to enjoy watching Barbados grind, they have been magnanimous and devised a twinning process between the two countries.
False Passports, Repeat Offenders for Overstaying visits were some of the reasons given which were confirmed by Min. Rodrigues-Birkett who added the cases were not even contested yet the Guyanese media decided to pursue matters further – this video is a synopsis of that encounter…