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Family recalls horrifying moment SWAT team invaded home and fatally shot businessman

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A Dartmouth, Essequibo Coast family is demanding justice after members of the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit fatally shot a 29-year-old businessman.

Dead is Orin Boston who owned the “Ease Meh Stress” bar. He was a father of two children, age 6 and 7.

The GPF released a statement explaining that ranks were conducting an “anti-crime” operation at around 04:00hrs today when a confrontation ensued between them and the businessman.

During the confrontation, police said the businessman was shot to his upper left arm and that he was taken to the Suddie Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The man’s killing has already triggered massive protests in the village with residents burning tyres and blocking streets, demanding justice.

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Residents began to burn tyres and block the streets in protest

In an interview with INews, family members recalled the horrifying moment, explaining that the police officers were extremely unprofessional and provided no information to the family.

“These people run in we house this morning, first they come by we and they was like everybody come out with your hands up…they was like everybody come out with your hands in the air, they kick down the door first, kick down we front door, then kick down the other door and was like everybody come out they hands in the air…So, when they come, they just break down this door hay and they shot he,” the businessman’s wife, Feona Boston, explained.

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The house where the incident occurred

The man’s sister, Latacy Boston, shared a similar story, noting that the police officers did not provide any explanation for being at the house. The sister, who lives in a separate building in the same yard where the incident occurred, explained that she had just woken up when the officers stormed her home.

“So, when I come out the room, they already kick down the door and was inside and they saying “nobody don’t move, nobody don’t move”, sit down there so, I went and I sit down in the chair. So, after I sit in the chair, the SWAT came in the went to my sister’s room door, my mom came out of her room and she was looking at them so, they ask everybody to sit down. So, I tell them could I go for my baby because I leave the baby in the room, they said yes go for the baby and I went and I get my phone and they said “no, no phones, no recording here” then I said “okay” and I eventually come and sit back down in the chair. It was five of them came in the house but they had more on the street, I don’t know how much of them on the street. They were wearing grey suits with black SWAT vests.”

“So, after they came in the house and we sit down they asked who live over deh. I said my brother live over there. So, they leave the house where we was sitting and they went over there. So I get up and I come outside and an officer was standing there with a gun, he said “go back inside, don’t come outside”. So, we end up go back inside and I sit down. Like a minute after, I heard a gunshot and after I heard the gunshot, I see the kids outside, then the wife came to the door…”

“My sister-in-law said she and her husband was in bed, She said he had a bath last night and he go in with his bare towel and he fall asleep with the towel. So, after he fall asleep with the towel, she said she heard the banging on the door, so when they [officers] kick down the room door, he jump up. She said when he jumped up, they shot him in his shoulder, they just shot him. They didn’t find no drugs, no ammunition, no weapon, no nothing they find anything.”

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The condition of the house after officers ransacked it

The woman said after her brother was shot, the officers tried to treat the wound at the scene.

“Nobody didn’t say anything. They had no word with us. When I came out, I see they lifting my brother and bringing him out, before they even lift him and bring him out, one of them run through the door and say “the bag, the bag, bring the bag.

“They bring him out, they rest him down there…he was butt naked, they put him down on the floor and after they put him down on the floor, the guy bring back the bag, I don’t know what was in the bag, if it was first aid items, I don’t know.

“So, they bring it back and they wrap his hand, try to put something on his hand and they saying “bring the van, bring the van,” so van back up and they throw him in the back of the van and they gone.”

The sister further posited that when she tried to get answers from the officers, they were rude and unprofessional.

“So, I come outside and I stand here and I said what happened and after I asked them what happened, the first guy, he didn’t answer, the other one say “nothing, nothing”. So, I go and pick up my phone and just raise it up, I didn’t video or anything, cause I was going to make a phone call to my other brother, so when I pick up the phone he said “no recording here, no recording”, and one of them walk and come to me and say “put away that phone”. So, I rest down back the phone on the veranda while they trying to get him into the van.”

“I was traumatised, so after he [a police officer] said “don’t say anything”, and I said “don’t say anything after yall just shoot my f***ing I must not say anything, that’s how it’s supposed to be?”. I said I coming with them, they said nobody is to leave the house. But I jump in my vehicle, which was parked there and I head behind them to Suddie [Hospital],” the woman explained.

“I go and I meet my brother on the bed. I go and I check his skin and after I go and check him, I feel his foot because his foot bottom was already white. The doctor said I can’t be in there, I said “okay”.

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The sister said she left the hospital room and sometime after, she received the news that her brother was dead. She contended that police officers did not make contact with the family to provide an explanation or to express condolences.

Police Commissioner (ag) Nigel Hoppie has already ordered the Police Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) commence, immediately, a thorough investigation into this matter.

The GPF is also calling on citizens to desist from the protests and allow for due process to take its course with the ongoing investigations.

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The GPF is also calling on citizens to desist from the protests and allow for due process to take its course with the ongoing investigations.

Killing people and they must stay quiet.

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Peaceful protest is always permissible and indeed there will always be harsh actions by the protesters.

However, the police services must always be considerate of the situation.

From the published report, it is clearly evident that the police services staff acted inappropriately in this matter.

STATEMENT BY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION (AG), HON. ROYSDALE FORDE ON THE DEATH OF MR. ORIN BOSTON
I have noted with extreme concern and sadness the killing of Mr. Orin Boston at the hands of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Unit of the Guyana Police Force on Tuesday night and hereby call for a thorough and independent review of this unfortunate incident.
Preliminary reports suggest that during the execution of a special operation in Essequibo, an altercation ensued between ranks and Mr. Boston. The police report claims: when ranks attempted to search the home of Mr. Boston, he attempted to snatch the gun from an officer and was shot in his right arm.
However, this assertion was wholly contradicted by Mr. Boston's wife who was at his side during the incident. Ms. Boston has submitted that her husband was asleep when ranks stormed his room and delivered the fatal shot. Her version suggests, there was no form of resistance. This represents a cold blooded execution and if an investigation corroborates this development, the ranks involved must be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Please be reminded: we live in a society with a sordid history of extrajudicial killings and sadly, this development has a frightening resemblance of a time in this country when these summary executions were the order of the day. We have returned to the dark days under the PPP/C.
We call for an Independent Inquiry headed by an independent person of repute as we have no confidence that the Guyana Police Force through the Office of Professional Responsibility can impartially investigate this incident.
I extend my condolences on my own behalf and on behalf of my family, to the family of Mr. Boston, the people of Dartmouth and the people of Guyana.
May be an image of 1 person, standing and indoor
Mr. Orin Boston
@Mitwah posted:

How can one die by being shot in the arm? Did he bleed to death?

I wondered the same then figured it must have gone through and struck his heart or other organ. Either that or they did it on the way to hospital. Hope they do a post mortem.

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Any update on this? Isn't there "more to come" on this "alleged smuggler" from that fcking propaganda whore across the street who is being pimped by the cabal?

A black man dead, his family left without a provider, his kids without a father. Shot dead in the middle of the night by the state for God knows what.

I hope the Americans are watching.

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@Former Member posted:

Any update on this? Isn't there "more to come" on this "alleged smuggler" from that fcking propaganda whore across the street who is being pimped by Freedom house?

A black man dead, his family left without a provider, his kids without a father. Shot dead in the middle of the night by the state for God knows what.

I hope the Americans are watching.

he stuck - the police top brass (commissioner and crime chief) said they had no knowledge of the operation. suh the question is who approved it. somebody said his crime was sleeping while black

is a black man so to them he can't be innocent

@Spugum posted:

he stuck - the police top brass (commissioner and crime chief) said they had no knowledge of the operation. suh the question is who approved it. somebody said his crime was sleeping while black

is a black man so to them he can't be innocent

Months ago I read here of a "special force" that was being commissioned that the PPP refused to answer questions on. I think it was being run by a fella from the GDF. A "crime fighting" force. I don't remember all the details.

So do we know have an extra judicial arm operating and meting out "justice"??? Because there are 2 occurrences of this in 2 days in this hood. The raids are apparently based on "information" aka rumors.

I say again - I hope Ms Lynch is watching.

@Former Member posted:

Months ago I read here of a "special force" that was being commissioned that the PPP refused to answer questions on. I think it was being run by a fella from the GDF. A "crime fighting" force. I don't remember all the details.

So do we know have an extra judicial arm operating and meting out "justice"??? Because there are 2 occurrences of this in 2 days in this hood. The raids are apparently based on "information" aka rumors.

I say again - I hope Ms Lynch is watching.

they pitch-up in the national assembly the other day for 700 million for the gdf. when probed they said it was for a special crime-fighting unit called the Regional Joint Support Team

those who know better suspected another death squad in the making

return of extrajudicial killing gaining traction

In a couple years all dem PPP guys gonna forget on their party's watch these killings became a usual occurence where mostly blacks were targeted, they gonna say it's a lie, never happened.

@cain posted:

In a couple years all dem PPP guys gonna forget on their party's watch these killings became a usual occurence where mostly blacks were targeted, they gonna say it's a lie, never happened.

They're already doing that. "Alleged smuggler, more to come". Propaganda man buying time for his masters to manufacture evidence.

And there's the low life daags that explain the murders of black people with "PNC used to do de same". So that justifies it. Story done.

We are one fcked up bunch of people. But these Indian bigots take the cake. Supposedly so "advanced" yet return to the gutter to justify the sins of their mattie. And it's always the high holy bramanananananana types. But what else can we expect when they are taught that black people are the evil "monkeys" in their traditional system of beliefs, "hanuman" and all that shit.

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Hanuman is not an evil monkey. He is a God. Millions worship him.

Lissen Banna, ever since small days in Guyana alyuh hateful Indian bigots used to make comments about black people being like Hanuman and snicker amongst yourselves. Wasn't until I was of age and found out it was because Hanuman was half monkey.

So the "joke" among alyuh was that blackman was monkey or half monkey.

Put on yuh Roy Khan outfit and guh hunt down Bramin man Sean pon de backdam. He used the inference recently, along with his "hair not burn up". Alyuh kyan snicker and talk in code, but your shit is KNOWN, arite?

@Spugum posted:

they pitch-up in the national assembly the other day for 700 million for the gdf. when probed they said it was for a special crime-fighting unit called the Regional Joint Support Team

those who know better suspected another death squad in the making

return of extrajudicial killing gaining traction

yeah, sounds like this Regional JS Team was what I read about. If I recall correctly, they were reporting directly to ratman and he frens.

And the PPP sycophants see NOTHING wrong with this.

@Former Member posted:

Lissen Banna, ever since small days in Guyana alyuh hateful Indian bigots used to make comments about black people being like Hanuman and snicker amongst yourselves. Wasn't until I was of age and found out it was because Hanuman was half monkey.

So the "joke" among alyuh was that blackman was monkey or half monkey.

Put on yuh Roy Khan outfit and guh hunt down Bramin man Sean pon de backdam. He used the inference recently, along with his "hair not burn up". Alyuh kyan snicker and talk in code, but your shit is KNOWN, arite?

Anti koolie crabdog bend over and grunt like a pig when the ******* push his ten foot pole up your batty you racist Antikoolie Hindu hating crabdog.

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Anti koolie crabdog bend over and grunt like a pig when the ******* push his ten foot pole up your batty you racist Antikoolie Hindu hating crabdog.

...hehehehehe.....ol' swishy hips is having a homo erotic moment wid Prashad and Roy Khan.....lol

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Anti koolie crabdog bend over and grunt like a pig when the ******* push his ten foot pole up your batty you racist Antikoolie Hindu hating crabdog.

aye aloo - next time yuh having an intense orgasm try not to let the neighbours hear. that is wutliss behaviour. put on the radio or turn up the tv volume



Last Wednesday businessman Mr Orin Boston was lying in his bed around 4 am in Dartmouth, Essequibo, when a SWAT team kicked down the back door of his home, burst into the bedroom and shot him. Initial reports said he was shot in the arm, but according to the post-mortem results he was shot once in the chest. The police account of events was that ranks had been conducting an anti-crime operation in Region Two and that they had gone to Mr Boston’s house to conduct a search. During the process there had been a “confrontation” between him and the police which had resulted in him being shot.

Mr Boston’s widow, Feona, did not endorse this version; she said her husband had showered and retired to bed, and that he did not even have clothes on when the police went into the room, and pointed the gun at him. She also said that the members of the team were all over the house with guns, and her two children aged six and seven witnessed the entire ordeal. The bloodied bedsheet, which the police took away subsequently, supplies verification, if any were needed, that he was indeed shot in bed, and not in the course of any confrontation.

Acting Commissioner Nigel Hoppie was later to say that the operation began around 2 am on Wednesday and had involved several villages in the region. Prior to arriving at Mr Boston’s house, two other homes had been searched, and that the SWAT team had been sent there because of intelligence which the police had received. In the case of Mr Boston that related to “prohibited items” in the house, although the Commissioner admitted to the media that none was found.

The police did, however, arrest four people in Onderneeming, including two murder suspects. Deputy Commissioner of Operations (ag) Clifton Hickens for his part said that the team, consisting of one gazetted officer and eleven ranks had been dispatched to the area on Tuesday, and that none of them had been equipped with a body camera. The SWAT unit, he said, was necessary for the operation.

The same modus operandi followed during the search of Mr Boston’s home had also been used earlier that morning in the case of Mr Orin Klass’s house at Onderneeming, where the SWAT team had arrested his stepson for questioning about a murder-robbery. Around 3 am the ranks broke down the door of his house, causing his children to start screaming. His daughter particularly, he related, screamed when she saw the gunmen. In addition to the traumatisation of his children, he said the police assaulted him and damaged many of his household items, including two doors and a wardrobe.

Exactly why, as Mr Klass noted, the team could not have asked to see his stepson instead of damaging his property, has not been explained. Alternatively, as he also observed, they could have sent a police officer from Region Two to arrest him quietly.

The killing of Mr Boston triggered a protest action by local residents who blocked the main road, set debris as well as various objects on fire and demanded justice. Normally speaking, there is nothing like a protest in this country to concentrate the minds of the upper political echelons wonderfully, but in this instance not a word has been heard from that quarter, not even from Home Affairs Minister Robeson Benn who has been incommunicado since it happened. The police, however, responded with some dispatch, saying that the officer who shot Mr Boston was under close arrest, and that a police investigation would be undertaken by the Office of Professional Responsibility, an internal police body.

The family’s lawyers were not impressed and outlined the questions any investigation needed to ask, adverting to the “hostile position” adopted by the Police Force in “attributing to Mr. Boston acts of aggression which are contradicted by both the eyewitnesses and the independent evidence.” It was indicative of “patent defensiveness and desire to conceal the true sequence of events,” they said.

The GPF wasted no time in responding by saying: “The Guyana Police Force is assuring the relatives of Orin Boston and the general public, that the Police Force has no desire to ‘conceal the true sequence of events’, but on the contrary will be conducting a thorough, impartial and professional investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Orin Boston.”

Not everyone is persuaded: not just the family and their lawyers, but also the two segments of the opposition, as well as the WPA ‒ not forgetting of course, the residents of Dartmouth and neighbouring areas. AFC Leader Khemraj Ramjattan queried the use of a SWAT team in the Region Two exercise.  “SWAT is only used in situations where there is a heightened threat of violence … such as when you had the situation in Bath where police officers were being attacked … These arrests could have been done in the normal course by local detectives trained in these matters,” he said.

He was not the only one to ask why a SWAT team without a warrant was needed to search for prohibited items in the early hours of the morning. Retired Chief of Staff of the GDF Gary Best speaking at a PNCR press conference said: “If you are going to go into someone’s home, without a warrant as stated, then there is a particular section within the law that allows you to do that. Notwithstanding that, I would say based on my experience that the intelligence must be targeted and the decision to use the SWAT must come from the top brass of the Guyana Police Force.” The WPA also queried whether the objective of the exercise warranted a SWAT intervention.

But the AFC had a more disturbing claim to make, and that was that police headquarters was unaware of the deployment. As such as their statement said, this suggests political interference in the operations of the GPF. If true, it would account for the utter silence from the government, despite the fact that only recently President Irfaan Ali handed over 50 vehicles to the Force, and spoke glibly about strengthening it and issuing body-cameras among other things, to its members.

The problem for the PPP/C is that it has a bad record where interfering with the Police Force is concerned, as well as with its tolerance for extra-judicial killings by the Target Special Squad especially, which it demonstrated great reluctance to disband. Then there were the unholy alliances between elements in the police and drug squads after the 2002 prison breakout. The fears are that the new security squad which it will be setting up, ostensibly under the auspices of the army, will be another vehicle for government policing outside the purview of the senior members of the GPF.

The lawyers for the family, as well as the AFC and the WPA consider there should be an independent investigation, with Mr Khemraj Ramjattan advocating a probe led by a retired senior regional security official. Mr Best in contrast, has expressed the confidence of the PNCR in the Police Commissioner to conduct the investigation. He was quoted as saying, “[W]e ought to give them [GPF] the opportunity to conduct that investigation and based on that outcome the party will then reflect on what will be its next stages.”

While contrary to what the lawyers have claimed this may not be a case of “murder” in a technical sense, something which the Commissioner has strenuously denied, it has, prima facie at least, the hallmarks of an extra-judicial killing. If this is so, it represents an era the country would not wish to return to. If it is indeed the case that the senior hierarchy of the Force did not send the SWAT team, then a thorough investigation by the police taking all the evidence into account and identifying who dispatched the unit is not to be expected. Even if someone in the GPF did send them in – and that should have been done with the approval of Mr Hoppie – no one has any particular confidence that the truth will emerge if the police investigate themselves. If President Ali is sincere about cleaning up the Police Force, he should have no hesitation about appointing an independent investigator.

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The GPF must be professionalised

The killing of Orin Boston by the Police has once again set Guyana on the edge of a very slippery slope. The society was already tense with the confluence of the politicised fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and political fallout of the attempted elections’ rigging of March 2020.


There are so many unexplained elements in the killing that cry out for some rational explanation that there has to be an Inquiry into the killing of Mr Boston, and one has been promised. It should not be politicised, but we know it will be. I call it “killing” at this time in the same spirit that I voted with the PNC against the PPP’s motion in 2005 that called for a COI into the “assassination” of Walter Rodney. Even though I believe the killing was a “murder” just as Rodney’s was an “assassination”, we must allow the process to take its course.


Most of the troubling facts on Mr Boston’s killing have been ventilated in the press: why was a SWAT team deployed; what information could they have on him when they first went to his sister’s house; what were the exigencies for “apprehending” him that it could not wait until daybreak, but also necessitated violating the standard “knock and announce” rule? We know there was no warrant.


Then there was the now abandoned assertion by the Police that there was a “confrontation” that precipitated the shooting. From the very terse autopsy report, we learn that ‘the cause of death was given as haemorrhage and shock due to gunshot injuries to the chest. A single warhead was extracted from the body of the deceased.” But there is that hole in the mattress on which Mr Boston was shot, evidenced by the blood on the sheets. Was a second bullet fired?


All Guyana must insist on a proper and thorough investigation of these and other questions that have arisen. From the formation of the GPF in 1839, it was not an institution to “serve and protect” the citizens of this country. It was deliberately NOT modelled on the London Metropolitan Police (the unarmed “Bobbies”), but the armed Irish Constabulary, designed to impose “law and order” on an assumed recalcitrant populace. Independence did nothing to change that orientation, and in fact, during the PNC’s 28 years, facilitated the “control state” and became even more brutal within our ethnicised politics. The Police’s Target Special Squad (TSS) or “Black Clothes”, which earned so much opprobrium, was formed by President Desmond Hoyte. In 1989, this writer was subjected to their ministrations, and saw them up close and personal.


We need not rehearse the tragic events from 1998 (not 2002, as some insist, starting with the Mash Day jailbreak) to 2008, and the role of the Police in them. Significantly, all Guyanese concluded that the GPF needed to be “professionalised”, but, sadly, we all look at it through ethnic lenses, and complain only when “our” group is facing the fire – literally.


From the beginning of our involvement in Guyana, ROAR has called for the Disciplined Forces to be professionalised. Our early calls in the late eighties were interpreted as partisan and anti-PNC, since the forces by then had been made appendages to that regime. Our calls for the forces to be professionalised by “streamlining it, decentralising it and balancing it” after the January 12th ethnic riots were again seen in that light – even though events had unfortunately unfolded in accordance with the predictions of our analysis.


Most critics focused only on the “balancing” recommendation – disregarding the wider recommendations for professionalisation – many of which have been incorporated in later official (domestic and foreign) recommendations.


Our country, like all countries, needs a Police Force, but the Police Force as presently constituted and constructed cannot satisfy that need. Each government has tried to ignore this elephant in the room – the ethnic imbalance. Those who are complaining about the present contretemps with the Police brass ignore former President Granger’s contrived “assassination plot” to mould that “brass” in his image.


In conclusion, I quote Cynthia Enloe, who studied the Guyana military within a comparative context: “…the police and military must be ethnically reconstituted at the top and the bottom. Resolution of inter-ethnic conflict will be tenuous if the security that is achieved is merely state security and not security for each of the state’s resident communities.”

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If we must die– Let it not be like Hogs

September 19, 2021

If there were any doubts that Guyana has once again become a sick place, they were washed away last Wednesday morning when the country awoke to the news that Orin Boston was shot to death in his home by members of the police SWAT team. Yet again the family of an African Guyanese man must watch their son, husband and father being gunned down by a law enforcement officer in a country where the value of Black lives is very cheap. Only in our Guyana would a search for contraband items necessitate a killing squad kicking down the door of a citizen with guns drawn in the dead of night. Only in our Guyana would the police leadership tell the nation that a sleeping man is cornered in his bedroom by a team of armed men but had enough time to reach for a gun and confront the armed invaders of his home.

I am one Guyanese who cannot take it anymore. I am done. I have watched too many African Guyanese women and children weep for their loved ones, bury their dead in rage and holler and beg for justice. Its too much for me to stomach. The very police who run away when faced with rage in another ethnic community under another government is ever ready to shoot on sight in the Black community under a PPP government. Where is the love? Where is the consideration for human right to life? I don’t care how much contraband you suspected Mr. Boston had in his home, there was no justification to kick down his door at fore-day morning and invade his home with obvious intent to harm him. This is madness.

From the shores of Africa through the Middle Passage and the Plantation to the present, Black people have had to face trigger-happy death squads of one kind or the other. We have asked God to intervene but even if he did, it is not enough to stop the shedding of our precious blood. What’s wrong with me, asks the Mighty Shadow. Where is the sweet love to be found, asks Bob Marley. And Martin Carter asks : Who comes walking in the dark night time? Whose boots of steel tramps down the slender grass? Carter answers: “It’s the man of death my love/the strange invader watching you sleep and aiming at your dream.

The dream of Orin Boston has been shot in the dead of night. Another beautiful Black life snuffed out in a land where the living stands up for “democracy” and “mandates” but sits down for Black lives—a land from which loud condemnations erupt over the name-calling of a Queen-Minister of Government, but hardly a whimper over the execution of a Black “commoner.” We cannot be sicker than that. And, in any case, where were these voices of condemnation when another MP of another race was assaulted in the halls of the National Assembly a few months ago? We live in a land where shame is unknown to many.

Dartmouth mourns in agony and rage in the open space. Their faces are “strained and anxious” to again quote from Brother Martin Carter. The businessman of another group tells them to clear the bridges so that his goods, the source of his wealth, could pass. How cold and soul-less are we? While the PNC. AFC and WPA stand with the Bostons and their community, the PPP and its gang of democrats are silent. The forked-tongued men of letters write about Obama and AFC instead of death at the hands of their beloved regime—their beloved regime. For me, there are no more tears. I am done. I invoke our Caribbean Claude McKay to speak for me and I send these words to the family and the community with much love and clenched fist in the air.

If we must die—let it not be like hogs
Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot,
While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs,
Making their mock at our accursed lot.
If we must die—oh, let us nobly die,
So that our precious blood may not be shed
In vain; then even the monsters we defy
Shall be constrained to honor us though dead!
Oh, Kinsmen! We must meet the common foe;
Though far outnumbered, let us show us brave,
And for their thousand blows deal one deathblow!
What though before us lies the open grave?
Like men we’ll face the murderous, cowardly pack,
Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back

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