Girl Beaten With Piece of Wood



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  1. Paul Barnes March 18, 2013 at 9:44 PM #

    This is terrible, David. Looks like assault with aggravating factors to me…the parent should be prosecuted.


  2. BAFBFP March 18, 2013 at 9:49 PM #

    Should I care …? These are the level of person that academics, political parties, church leaders and retailers target for support and patronage. I am seriously very unfamiliar with this culture … Sorry. Not my cup of tea


  3. David March 18, 2013 at 9:52 PM #

    Yes Paul it does not look good.


  4. carl callender March 18, 2013 at 9:57 PM #

    ignorance begat violence.


  5. Gabriel Tackle March 18, 2013 at 10:10 PM #

    This is cruelty and this adult woman should be prosecuted.Could not the bystanders bring it to an end sooner?


  6. David March 18, 2013 at 10:12 PM #

    Most of the women present probably empathized with the mother. Likely have similar situation to deal with at home.


  7. Hants March 18, 2013 at 10:18 PM #

    David I will not view the video.The title says enough.

    If all of you are not outraged by the beating of a female with in the manner you describe then you are all scum sucking bottom feeders like the animal beating the girl in that video.

    David i hope you have sent the video to the police.


  8. David March 18, 2013 at 10:21 PM #


    The video is all over FB.


  9. I am sure that Baffy’s comment is meant to be sensationalist David.

    “The levels of persons” remark is heartless but such is symbolic of the level of disconnect between the haves and the have nots in BIM today.

    As long as it is not in my neck of the woods who gives a flying piece of xhite

    I will watch and see if the child care board and or the police get into this. Where does a child like her go when your parent/guardian can inflict this type of punishment that I would not give my dog, go to for care and nurture

    I can bet you that the church champions and the protectors of the underdogs will be absent from this blog.

    Go Baffy go


  10. Hants March 18, 2013 at 10:28 PM #

    Do any of you know a white Bajan who was beaten in this manner in the open?


  11. Hants March 18, 2013 at 10:37 PM #

    We need an opinion from the legal eagles like Amused.


  12. Sid Boyce March 18, 2013 at 10:41 PM #

    The lash has always been the answer from the days of slavery right on.
    There was one lad who from the time he entered class until 3 PM got beaten by teachers.
    Perhaps it worked on slaves, if they were slackening, the lashes upped the work rate. It also worked on donkeys so humans were no different perhaps.
    Yours truly was moved up from Infants B to Standard 2 and was beaten repeatedly until they put me back in Standard 1.
    If a kid couldn’t answer a question or got a sum wrong the lashes were supposed to be a required learning aid.

    Some years ago on Tudor Street there was a bus driver off duty saying how he had beaten up his woman the night before – I told my friend there must be some Barbados badge of honour or bravery that could be bestowed on him – He beat up a woman and was proud of it.

    Disgusting, demeaning, immoral, callous, low depraved, heartless and bestial behaviour by all the above, though I may mistakenly have besmirched the name of beasts.
    I thought that was a thing of the past but it seems ingrained.


  13. Checkit-Out March 18, 2013 at 10:55 PM #

    Without knowing anything about the background and whereabouts of this action, I wonder if anyone else got the impression that it was staged to some extent. The blows seemed held back somehow in the manner of a professional wrestler beating up on another one with a chair.

    But having said that, and recognizing that my first impression is unlikely to be correct, it was truly horrible and different to the Buhbadus that I grew up in where a guardian would never beat a child (no matter what she had done) on a public road with a big piece of wood (looks like a light 2 by 3 to me) like that one. Such public beating would have been with a strap.

    We’ve come a long ways, in the wrong direction.

    Could it be part of the youtube culture?


  14. Sargeant March 18, 2013 at 11:00 PM #

    Sometime ago there was a debate about corporal punishment and I think a very prominent Educator was all in favour of it and even some of the regulars on BU expressed support for it; this is another form of corporal punishment taken to extremes.

    David can revive it


  15. Checkit-Out March 18, 2013 at 11:08 PM #

    Sid Boyce; Talking about public beatings and slavery. AFAIK there was never caribbean type slavery in Ghana, Africa. Yet I observed a standard practice of black men with whips beating youngsters who were trying to sell little trinkets to tourists (mostly black tourists) in tourist areas of Ghana. The beating was really ineffectual as the youngsters all avoided the whips easily but I had a culture shock when first observing it.

    Perhaps I should hasten to explain that the attempted whippings were the only negative behavioural oddities I noticed in Ghana. Those people were perhaps the nicest ones I’ve met in Africa. reminded me of Bajans in looks and temperament.


  16. Caswell Franklyn March 18, 2013 at 11:14 PM #

    This monster should be waking up in jail tomorrow morning. There is no justification for this level of abuse. I am not against corporal punishment, but this extreme is criminal.


  17. Hants March 18, 2013 at 11:28 PM #

    Back page of BarbadosToday says Faith Marshall Harris will be bringing up the matter with the Commissioner of Police.


  18. Burning Red March 18, 2013 at 11:36 PM #

    Yep Franklyn you should know criminal when it visits itself unto you..


  19. Hants March 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM #

    Just for shock value Imagine if that beating was inflicted on a white girl. You would every bruise but black skin hides the bruising.

    Worst of all is the psychological damage to the girl by a public humiliation by her own mother.


  20. Tell me Why March 19, 2013 at 12:37 AM #

    This is brutality at its highest. Even if the girl did wrong, the mother had no legal right to chastised the girl in public, beating her with a 2×4, pulling the girl hair, kneeling in the girl neck and stomach and the worst thing that have me fuming are the adults enjoying this sordid behaviour. All like now, that woman will be in jail waiting for a court hearing. I will go further and charge everyone who refuse to act. No wonder our country is getting out of control.


  21. Observing(...) March 19, 2013 at 12:38 AM #

    All chickens must eventually come home to roost.

    I noticed a few young chicks in the video as well.

    Lord help Bim.

    Just observing


  22. Sargeant March 19, 2013 at 12:57 AM #

    Have a read


  23. BARBADOS TRIPADVISOR.COM March 19, 2013 at 1:15 AM #

    Reblogged this on Barbados Tripadvisor and commented:


  24. mrcorrecto March 19, 2013 at 1:16 AM #

    typical nigger behavior!
    what is new?animals.


  25. Ping Pong March 19, 2013 at 1:57 AM #

    Who cares what I think…. “But speaking to the DAILY NATION yesterday with her smiling daughter at her side, mother Karen Jordan said she did not believe she went overboard with her actions.”

    Note: “With her smiling daughter at her side” !


  26. Observing(...) March 19, 2013 at 3:21 AM #

    @ping pong

    Just read the article as well.

    All I can say is cluck cluck cluck

    Just observing


  27. Disgusted March 19, 2013 at 5:01 AM #

    This sort of physical violence should not come as a surprise to most bajans;It permeates the whole of the society ; it is to be found in the schools ; the courts; the religious institutions; the social classes; ; you name it there are few in that so called godfaring country who will find anything wrong with the state hanging; who do not literally believe in that rather out dated biblical saying spare not the child; Few bajans refuse to take responsibility for any of their faults. It is all left to the the good lord, whoever or wherever he/she/it may be
    That woman and those looking on would probably argue that this is what the lord wish them to do. So that when next they appear in the church, all they have to do is pray and ask god to forgive their sinning wys and all will be well again.
    The starting point for ending this kind of national violence and uncaring
    attitude must begin with asking all persons and institutions to take
    personal responsbility for their misdeeds and seek to do some thing practical and meaningful about it.
    Leaving it entirely to god , the church , the penal institutions will only breed
    more violence.
    we should start by banning all forms of corporal punishment in all our schools.
    Making it an offence to abuse our women and reintroduce the spirit of friendly neighbourliness and replacing the worship of material wealth with more humility and concern for all members of our society whatever their statioin in life.


  28. David March 19, 2013 at 5:53 AM #

    The Mother daughter picture is likely for PR purpose.



    Maybe the mother found out she got 500 bds not to vote and did not help her pay the bills,
    The PM , Minister, Police witness vote selling in the street and did nothing. Which is a bigger crime? Nothing was done.
    Say what law is and what should be done and what is not done and to who when feel like it.
    No enforcement of laws .
    We also see Police to that to people they dont even know or care about and the people dont stand up either ,


  30. David March 19, 2013 at 6:13 AM #


    Crime is crime.


  31. David March 19, 2013 at 6:18 AM #

    Here is the Nation article:


  32. Crusoe March 19, 2013 at 6:59 AM #

    @ All,

    Story wont be done. Wait till de daughter get bout eighteen or twenty. Dem licks going get return.

    And all de mudda teaching de child is to tek licks from whatever man she get.


    Stop the racist talk. Those licks are just like the no class London Eastenders who behave the same way (as fairly reflected in the tv series of the same name, depressing and blunt). Or the country hicks who give theirs lashes.

    In any country, class or lack thereof is the same.


  33. Crusoe March 19, 2013 at 7:02 AM #

    @David et al,

    According to the Nation ‘she did not care what anyone thought about the beating’.

    Please record that, so that in bout five years when the daughter burse she xxs we will know not to ‘care about the beating’.


  34. Sargeant March 19, 2013 at 7:11 AM #

    Those people were perhaps the nicest ones I’ve met in Africa. reminded me of Bajans in looks and temperament.

    Aren’t we all Ghanaians just a few generations apart?


  35. Fractured BLP March 19, 2013 at 7:19 AM #


    After such a rivetting presentation in the House of Assembly yesterday………now who the hell would have gone and hit MAM in her “sweet spot” as the title of your above article reveals ?


  36. Gingerbread Girl March 19, 2013 at 7:23 AM #

    The mother goes from bad to worse by the statements she gave to the Nation newspaper. She says she beat her 16 year with a cricket bad and break he up. She also says she does break up she 18 year old.

    This is a crime, pure and simple and the police need to carry out and investigation, arrest and charge her and bring her before a Magistrate to answer for these criminal acts.

    At the end of the video it is clear the mother is attempting to choke the child by putting her knee and body weight in the child neck. This is NOT the actions of a mother, the woman is an animal and society, including her children need protection from her.

    Jail her ass.


  37. Marc L. March 19, 2013 at 7:26 AM #

    It is sad that in 2013, this act can be considered an acceptable way to discipline a child. Look how many just stood around to watch the incident and took the time to record it. Then the mother supports her actions by proudly stating that she beats her 16 and 18 year old sons. When those boys turn around and beat someone else (woman, man, or child) we ask “how the youth get so?” I hope the journalists that have covered this story will cover the followup stories of how these children have turned out! When you post something like this on the internet, the entire world has the opportunity to form an opinion on Barbados society.It is time for this nonsense to end. People, think. You have done that child, several other abused children, and this country a serious injustice.


  38. David March 19, 2013 at 7:32 AM #

    The mother used the knee for leverage to get the piece of wood from the girl who had a grip of it.


  39. millertheanunnaki March 19, 2013 at 7:36 AM #

    @ Sargeant | March 19, 2013 at 7:11 AM |
    “Aren’t we all Ghanaians just a few generations apart?”

    Thanks, Sarge!

    Saw Checkit-Out comment late last night and was tempted to respond as you did.
    The ancestors of nearly all black Barbadians were brought here from Ghana known then as the Gold Coast. Because of little miscegenation except with the ugly British most black Bajans has retained their Ghanian DNA in physiology and attitude.

    The British combed the Gold Coast while the French combed the Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) including Senegal to supply the plantations in the Caribbean & Americas.


  40. Checkit-Out March 19, 2013 at 7:40 AM #

    The Child care board needs to be brought into this. If the mother also beats her 18 yr old daughter like this, she and they need help.

    Wonder if the mother regularly beats her girl children in public? Note that the daughter doesnt seem to have been as severely injured as would have been suggested by the horrific video images.

    Still wonder if the whole thing wasn’t staged to some extent

    “Uh gine roast yuh ass in licks right in de front road fuh all yuh frens and dah good fuh nutting boy to see. Yuh gine see hoo god yuh serving” or words to that effect”.

    I think the mother was playing to the onlookers, one of whom was some distance away and used a fairly good camera to record the action. The video was taken using a very good cell phone or a real digital camera.



    David crime is crime @ we agree . I agree, Who is to pick who and what the police go after ? Only the little people on the street and not the crooks in suits, Police investigate !!!!, let them start with the Voting David. Make a list of things the police need to look at , and then look to see what they did look at and the names of the so called Big Ups.
    Lets go with the vote and go back wards.
    A bigger crime was committed on the People and the website get more play time. FOCUS


  42. millertheanunnaki March 19, 2013 at 8:11 AM #

    @ Gingerbread Girl | March 19, 2013 at 7:23 AM |
    “This is a crime, pure and simple and the police need to carry out and investigation, arrest and charge her and bring her before a Magistrate to answer for these criminal acts.”

    What evidence would be used to justify police action? A video on Youtube?
    The alleged victim seen in the video must make a complaint or any of the witnesses to this awfully violent show of societal and family dysfunction.

    If the girl suffered serious injuries and had to seek medical assistance then the onus would be on the medical authorities to summon the police to make further investigation into the cause of such physical harm to a minor (if she is under 16 years).
    The Magistrate Faith Marshall-Harris should tell us if the courts allow such video evidences posted on the Internet as admissible in our backward Victorian judicial system where hanging and whipping by the cat o’nine tails was an institutionlised form of punishment.
    But why are we so shocked by this sort of violence perpetrated by the descendants of slaves. This sort of horrific violence against “disobedient and wayward” slaves was par for the course in slave days with Barbados known throughout the world as the perfect plantation system underpinned by a regime of brutality with the express backing of the Church. Ask Lynch of the Virginias who might have had relatives in the Barbadoes who could have helped him with his Christian interpretation of discipline and promoted that patented ultimate form of violent cruelty against the local blacks.

    These violent and inhumane characteristics have continued down the ages are now embedded in our social DNA and gladly supported by the Church as methods of discipline ordained by their god of love.
    “And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished. Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money [property].”Exodus 21:20-21


  43. David March 19, 2013 at 8:15 AM #


    Why don’t you give us something to hang our hat on? An affidavit perhaps? Should we go with what the PM saw on polling day?


  44. islandgal246 March 19, 2013 at 8:35 AM #

    @ Disgusted…. I agree this violence permeates all of society. I grew up with a violent alcoholic father who battered our mother with cutlasses, fists and broomsticks. We were considered “upper middle class” living among judges, lawyers and doctors. I swore that one day he would be the recipient of those beatings.

    One evening forty years ago, he attempted to hit my mother, she had moved into the guest room and was not speaking to him. He broke down the door and started going towards her. I was seventeen years old and I had seen and had enough of this and knew what was going to happen. I picked up the nearest thing I could find, a dining room chair and broke it over his head and shouted for my brothers and sisters to get their hockey sticks. There were eight of us. We surrounded him and when he attempted to hit me someone brought down a hockey stick on his head. When he attempted to hit that person I brought down the hockey stick on his head. After getting several blows with hockey sticks with a blood streaming from his head, he gave in and told us to finish kill him. I told him that we didn’t want to kill him we wanted him out of our lives. He told me to leave his house and I left. The rest of the family spent the night with friends. I left the family home and didn’t speak to my father for several years, and he NEVER tried hitting our mother again.

    I came to the conclusion that after all he was my father and had been misguided by alcohol all his life. He had stopped drinking by then and was separated from our mother so I began speaking to him. My mother is now in her early eighties and my father died when he had just turned 66 some 17 or 18 years ago.

    I swore I will NEVER let ANY MAN do that to me. My ex husband once slapped me and ended up at the doctor with stitches on his ear just above the temple. He swore he would NEVER forget that day and I told him that he should file that away for the future references whenever he tries to hit a woman.

    That mother in the video is a beast and should be brought before the courts for assault and child cruelty.


  45. HM March 19, 2013 at 9:09 AM #

    If the authorities know who this woman is – then why has she not been arrested and charged? If people think this behaviour is OK, then it is no wonder that things are going so wrong in the country. If she attacked a stranger like this she would be arrested. If a policeman was caught on film attacking a member of the public like this they would lose their job.

    Two elderly tourists were shot in broad daylight. Millions of people around the world have read the story and seen the pictures.

    Stop turning a blind eye to violence and criminality. Stop making excuses!



    David@ Yes David , lets start with that , Unless the PM word is also no good, and the police who also saw after being called?

    What about abuse of lawyers against older people and taking advantage of them . Taking office and not keeping their Oath.. Lets go after all crime, unless its not crime unless we see it on the net.


  47. Bush Tea March 19, 2013 at 9:23 AM #

    So Islandgal, exactly how do you know that the mother is not fighting the same battle that you fought with your father….but with her teenage daughter?
    Do you have ANY idea of the challenges involved in raising teenagers on the blocks in these days of drugs, sex and bling?

    Would you think more of the mother if she just did nothing and let the children do as they like…?
    What would you think of her when her sons ends up on the front pages for mugging some old woman? …..or the daughter ends up with 9 children from 7 men and all on welfare?

    Does she look able to engage the services of a psychiatrist to help her to address the challenges of raising a precocious sexy teenager in the ghetto? ….or to sit and reason with them herself?
    Do you have teenage children? ….even the ones at the expensive private schools are major challenges….

    So it seems that the woman has resorted to the only option available to her to assert some parental control….cut the children asses…

    It is wrong
    It is barbaric
    It is outdated
    What would you have done with her limited options….?

    Judge not till you have worn the shoes….


  48. Kiki March 19, 2013 at 9:26 AM #

    It appears that the victim is black and her abusive mother is black too
    But her beatings look like a mad white slave master with a licking stick
    BU Rap Music = Black CNN


  49. Sid Boyce March 19, 2013 at 9:54 AM #

    Limited options eh? But I suppose in 21st. Century style – with a length of imported timber instead of a piece of black sage bush.
    That’s progress for you.


  50. mrcorrecto March 19, 2013 at 10:13 AM #

    another reminder as you all seem to ignore this fact.
    conveniently .


  51. Gabriel Tackle March 19, 2013 at 10:31 AM #

    I read the article in today’s Nation newspaper and frankly admired the woman for the obvious no nonsense attitude she has in letting those children know who is the boss in that house.I still do not agree with the public humiliation of the daughter but I think this woman did what she thought was affective and it appeared to have worked.Maybe she has saved her daughter and the other siblings of whom she spoke,from getting into trouble with the law,when they might only be abused again by the judicial system, where there are all kind of predators waiting to assault,rape,sodomise and countless other ways they have of depriving people of their rights like what we read on this blog by the father and his horrors with the system in Bdos at the hand of a prominent judge of the high court.If this beating saved that child from these sick and insipid molestors which may be found in any office,church,home,institution etc in Bim,then I understand the mother’s dilemma.Damned if you do and damned if you do not.


  52. Well Well March 19, 2013 at 10:36 AM #

    Incorrecto………… need to be pushing that white slavery crap down the throats of WHITE PEOPLE, not black people. When did BLACK PEOPLE EVER ENSLAVE WHITE PEOPLE???, you useless inbred bigot.


  53. Checkit-Out March 19, 2013 at 10:38 AM #

    Just read Today’s Nation Newspaper story on the incident. It took place in November last year. The mother has claimed that she approached almost every institution for help in controlling her daughter and putting her on the right path. Apparently the public beating worked. The Daughter appears to be properly chastened.

    The public beating was barbaric, shocking, horrendous and all the things that posters here have pointed to. It is something that no one should emulate with their charges but it appears to have worked. perhaps that is the major lesson from this incident.

    Bushtea appears to have been right again as in his post above.


  54. islandgal246 March 19, 2013 at 10:58 AM #

    Bushie..I raised a teenager and I know that violence can breed more violence. There are other ways to settle disputes other than using violence. The battle I had with my father was never a teenager vs parental control. It was years of seeing my mother being abused by a bully who controlled his spouse from the time she was seventeen years old. Do you know how helplessness a child feels when it witnesses spousal abuse? Do you know the fear that child feels when a quarrel erupts between the adults? Have you experienced the fear deep within when the head of the household comes home drunk and looking for a fight?
    There is no excuse for that type of abuse that woman did to her daughter.

    Judge not till you have worn the shoes….


  55. islandgal246 March 19, 2013 at 11:04 AM #

    You cannot beat morality into someone, you cannot beat someone to love you, you cannot beat someone and call it love. Children live see and hear what is around them.


  56. Dwayne Codrington March 19, 2013 at 11:08 AM #

    This is why the girl mother apparently had to go to that extreme to discipline her daughter.


  57. David March 19, 2013 at 11:17 AM #


    On what basis do you conclude that all is well?


  58. Bush Tea March 19, 2013 at 11:18 AM #

    LOL @ Islandgal

    …are you saying to Bushie that YOU had an excuse to use violence but this woman has none…?
    Your violence was just as inexcusable as hers, BUT SOMETIMES even inexcusable tactics are justifiable if the situation warrants….do you know her situation?

    What better options do you see this woman having as she seek to raise three teens in VERY DANGEROUS circumstances….?

    Think carefully about the approach that our expensive and highly trained police force will employ against them, if and when her sons fall into bad company and break the law….
    Perhaps she is just being proactive….? 🙂

    …and she appear to be successful. ….More so than some model citizens known to Bushie who had fewer challenges with their teens…

    …just saying. ….
    It IS barbaric!
    When those children pass their foolish teenage years they will shower their mother with praise and thanks as they recognize what her crude tactics saved them from…


  59. Kiki March 19, 2013 at 11:31 AM #

    @ Dwayne (re: FB Pics)
    It’s only Bonnie Pepper practising her soul jazz poetry on a new phone


  60. Low Cannon March 19, 2013 at 11:43 AM #


    How does this get to be a race matter or slavery issue. Bajan really like to make nuff excuses rather than squarely address the core issue.

    This is criminal conduct and the mother in this video is not doing it based on race or Barbados’ history of slavery. In my opinion it stems from probably her (mother) ignorance (in the true sense) and also because she has no regard for the law.

    She must be brough to justice for her actions.


  61. islandgal246 March 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM #

    So Bushie she should kill her daughter in the process? What she did could have resulted in serious injury. In my case, we were defending our mother from our abusive father.


  62. Bush Tea March 19, 2013 at 12:18 PM #

    The girl don’t appear to have died IG. …and her mother may have been protecting her from herself….
    In any case, who better to kill she? …if not she mudda? Perhaps mothers should have that exclusive right (dem bring you into the world so why dem can’t take you out….? 🙂 )

    Take people like Onions and ac….LOL…
    If this was the case their mothers could have made the world a better place a long time ago…

    Anyway, Bushie dun wid dat…. Don’t have the facts!
    Just saying not to judge…


  63. old onion bags March 19, 2013 at 12:34 PM #

    That woman want Jail…you too bushie…..ya talkin bare balls on this one.This is most serious and wants nipping in the bud.How could the authorities in the land allow this woman not to be on on remand? Gimme a break…..What is Barbados coming to……BTW…we had a ton of responses from the odder side on this one when a lad @ Crop Ova was doing D dog on a grown up…….where are they now on this one?


  64. Fractured BLP March 19, 2013 at 12:34 PM #

    islandgal246 | March 19, 2013 at 12:00 PM |
    So Bushie she should kill her daughter in the process? What she did could have resulted in serious injury. In my case, we were defending our mother from our abusive father.

    I always suspected you had a violent history to you. No wonder you are a stimulating supporter of Mia Mottley !


  65. nanci March 19, 2013 at 12:44 PM #

    the mother is going to live to regret this action, I thought it was massive abuse, it just shows the progress we black mothers have made in 2013, maybe the mother was treated like that by her parents so thats all she knows. The poor child will one day either treat her kids like that, or never want to lay a hand on her kids, but in the end the mother will one day regret the abuse she laid on the child, and the embarrassment she put that child through, and where is the child care board, or a government office where kids can call to protect them against these crazy parents.


  66. nanci March 19, 2013 at 12:51 PM #

    when the child grow up and hate her mother, the stuipid mother should not be surprise, and pulling the girl’s hair out will give her brain damage, so how do the mother expect the girl to behave, she is a teenager, let the girl enjoy her life, the mother must be jealous she is not young and cute anymore, and all those adults standing around and none of them couldnt stop the woman from killing the girl. Write this in your dairy my dear child, and one day, spew it back in your mother’s face, she is a devil and she needs psychiatric help.


  67. ac March 19, 2013 at 1:01 PM #

    Bushie u need to stop smoking all that bush weed cause u sound like u brain dead.


  68. nanci March 19, 2013 at 1:24 PM #

    the actions of the mother and many parents today especially in the carribbean countries and africa, is related to slavery because its handed down, the mother got treated like that by her mother or father, and therefore she thinks that’s how she should act in chastising her child, so its a part of our slavery history. Then a few days after she is smiling with the same daughter, just a matter of time before she do it again. The girl is going to hate her guts and leave her when she gets older.


  69. Bazil Wickham March 19, 2013 at 1:50 PM #

    It’s good to get more angles to a story, even though it may not change your opinion. Two other items of the same situation:


  70. Observing (...) March 19, 2013 at 2:08 PM #

    I was waiting to see how long it tek u to resurrect the Crop Over picture. lol.

    Bushie, your logic too black and white for some. It makes perfects sense until you blend in the “grey” that we have allowed ourselves to be so guided and confused by nowadays. If more parents had “control” then we wouldn’t be having lots of the issues we do as we speak.

    Granted though, by today’s standards it is a clear sign of abuse. Justified? warranted? needed? merited? who knows? but those are other questions for other places.

    Love the loyalty of the daughter in the paper though. unbelievable…

    Just Observing


  71. David (not BU) March 19, 2013 at 2:12 PM #

    ppl need to mind their own business. i would not do it to my children but that is my business and like Deeds outline, where is out cry on what the PM and AG said about vote buying?


  72. Bush Tea March 19, 2013 at 2:24 PM #

    Ha Ha LOL
    …If the cap fits we can be sure that Old Onions and ac would be rushing to wear um.
    If Dat woman was Onions mudda there is no way he would have turned out so warped… A couple dozen cut aXXEs every month and PERHAPS she could have made something of the useless onion bag…

    Listen nanci
    Many upstanding citizens who LOVE and HONOUR their mothers got their tails cut with all sorts of things back in the old days… ….including hard-ears Bushie. What hate what mother what…?

    If you want to see children who HATE their parents check out the USA where there is NO cut tails or even harsh words….
    …where children kill their parents, siblings AND a whole junior school for some frivolous reason or another…

    “Spare the rod and spoil the child”
    …..but words of wisdom are nonsense to a fool (in this case to TWO of them 🙂 ) right Onions and ac?

    Mind you (as Caswell is won’t to say), Bushie successfully raised all his many children without EVER hitting one of them….
    .admittedly, when the first fellow was 13 the Bushman took him for a drive down North and showed him a “document” which specified that being the one responsible for him coming into the world, his dad held the exclusive right to terminate him if dad ever felt so inclined.
    A brief but very graphic demonstration of how this would be executed then followed…. (wunna ever visit those blow holes down by St Lucy…?)

    That boy turned out to be a perfect gentleman – who only ever needed the slightest look to behave himself….
    ….and he obviously clued his other younger siblings into the situation. 🙂

    …it was only recently when he requested a copy of the “document” to show his teenage daughter that we had cause to discuss that drive down north many years ago….
    ….can’t imagine why he would want to show such a document to that little Angel…. 🙂


  73. islandgal246 March 19, 2013 at 2:25 PM #

    David (not BU) | March 19, 2013 at 2:12 PM |

    “ppl need to mind their own business. i would not do it to my children but that is my business and like Deeds outline, where is out cry on what the PM and AG said about vote buying?”

    David (not BU) ……if we minded our own business there will be no BU. Because you are a parent hat doesn’t mean that you have the right to abuse your children.

    Bushie….you and Observing sound like closet abusers…there are many of them in here that will support this woman’s actions.


  74. just sad March 19, 2013 at 2:35 PM #

    Is right for anyone who watch this vedio and think this mother was justified to beat and embrace her daughter like that was right gos to show the ingonrance of the world were living in had that mother bean a mother to that child in thr girst place she wounder had to do what she did to her her mother needs locking up in america she would have been charge and for others to stand by and watch some saying she right is sad in its own right and why is the police in barbados not investigating hum makes u wonder what the hell is bim coming to that child deserves justice wheather she is a badchild or not thats not the way you handle those issues


  75. David March 19, 2013 at 2:36 PM #

    However you spin it a civilize member of the human specie should not have to communicate displeasure by administering the type of punishment reflected in the video.


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