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I’m proud to be a hustler, I’ve been a hustler all my life” make no mistake about it; Robert Badal is embracing his very essence with this statement.

Loathe as I am to address the subject of Badal and his ambitions, I have stated previously that all comers to the arena should be examined carefully given what is at stake. Badal put money into the AFC and reaped billions in rewards when the APNU/AFC were elected in 2015, not content however, Badal is now seeking direct access to the Treasury. The audacity is only matched by the greed. This examination of Badal and his history of political involvement is long overdue.

Entry into the political arena late in life by a wealthy person usually signals one of two things; a desire to give back to a society or hubris, the ultimate ego trip. Very rarely is it naked avarice as is the case with the man from ‘Change Guyana’. Badal came to prominence during the period of PPP governance, Badal became wealthy ‘hustling’ in the enabling business environment made possible by the PPP’s move away from the socialist policies of the PNC. Badal parlayed a packaging and export of rice to Jamaica into the basis for him acquiring controlling interest of Guyana Stockfeeds Inc. from NICIL during the privatization drive.

Badal then began to hustle in earnest; he incorporated a company in Trinidad, with the same name—Guyana Stockfeeds Inc. then started using the Trinidad Company to conduct billions of dollars of transactions on behalf of the Guyana Company. This underhanded action was a convenient means to impose transfer pricing and cream away profits from Guyana. There was the case where a ship sailed from the USA with a cargo of corn; half was for Badal and half for another customer. When the customs invoices were compared, Badal’s was valued and taxed at half the rate of the other shippers. We are talking equal-halves, not APNU math halves, GRA goes after people selling cook-up but wouldn’t investigate potentially billions evaded through transfer pricing and under-invoicing of its cronies like Badal.

In 2000, Badal made a Rights Issue and Bonus Issue, diluting NICIL’s shareholding from 38% to 7%. The PPP government took him to court to protect the country’s interests. In Sept 2008, Justice Jainarine Singh issued a decision that rendered that issue illegal, null, and void; Badal appealed and when the matter came on for hearing in 2017, the Court of Appeal ruled in Badal’s favor. At the time of hearing of the appeal, NICIL was under the control of the APNU/AFC Government. No appeal of this strange ruling was made by NICIL. Badal had gotten his returns for his investment in AFC, he had profited by billions from a big hustle. But this was only one area of profit.
With the apparent defection from the AFC evidenced by the formation of his party, Badal invoked the wrath of Winston Jordan who publicly declared “Mr. Badal has benefitted from billions of dollars of tax incentives. Billions of dollars. I’m now asking my people to total up how much are these concessions, but I know they run into billions of dollars” the wisdom contained in the phrase ‘When THIEVES fall out, honest men come by their own’ is timeless. Badal is building apartments and a conference center, those billions in concessions were meant for hotel developers. There are now questions of how, when and why these concessions were made.

Badal has never demonstrated any care for people, his callous disregard for the welfare of sugar workers that lost their livelihoods and are seeking to transition into other areas of the workforce is telling as would be a conversation with anyone who works at his hotel. Badal is a habitual Union buster, he removed Union representation at Guyana Stockfeeds, NEOCOL, and the Pegasus when he assumed control. Badal is anti-worker and pro-Badal, I shudder to think of a Guyana with Badal as a Member of Parliament, who would he claim to represent?

Could Badal even claim the support of those who are making well-staged endorsements of his candidacy? An examination shows that they are hustlers like him; a shoplifter and a ‘fowlcock’ from Essequibo, both of whom have not relinquished their current political affiliations and have signaled no intent to so do. It seems Badal the hustler is getting out-hustled in this bigger arena.

Badal is described as a ‘Hotel owner’ and it is instructive to examine how that occurred for it was not a straight deal. The Pegasus was bought by Sahara, described at the time as a consortium led by Badal (none of the other members were ever disclosed) from Starman Hotels. Starman was paid a deposit and then had to threaten legal action before a compromise agreement was reached. Badal’s mysterious partners in the consortium all vanished and he became the sole owner of the hotel. The AFC promised $9000 a bag for paddy in 2015, Badal was instrumental in those false promises; he is making a long list of promises in 2019/20. For Robert Badal, every day is another opportunity to hustle; for me, Badal evokes Mother Goose’s cautionary tale:

oThere was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile. He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile.
He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, And they all lived together in a little crooked house.

Elections are on the 2nd Of March 2020.
Robin Singh

https://citizensreportgy.com/?p=13667

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Hey hey hey...imagine wan political street walker a cuss wan businessman wid ACCA and FCCA...hey hey hey. Dem hustle bais still vex Badal beat dem foh buy de pegasus...hey hey hey. De man didnt invent wan west coase transcrip...hey hey hey. 

Labba posted:

Hey hey hey...imagine wan political street walker a cuss wan businessman wid ACCA and FCCA...hey hey hey. Dem hustle bais still vex Badal beat dem foh buy de pegasus...hey hey hey. De man didnt invent wan west coase transcrip...hey hey hey. 

You should join his party. You might beome the next finance ministuh.

Billy Ram Balgobin posted:
Labba posted:

Hey hey hey...imagine wan political street walker a cuss wan businessman wid ACCA and FCCA...hey hey hey. Dem hustle bais still vex Badal beat dem foh buy de pegasus...hey hey hey. De man didnt invent wan west coase transcrip...hey hey hey. 

You should join his party. You might beome the next finance ministuh.

Sean posted:

Wasn’t Badal accused of Alleged Human smuggling and smuggling goods ? 
Bada is Labba Bai. He grasshopping like TK.

Hey Hey Hey 

Badal tried to stop the construction of Marriott Hotel arguing that Guyana has surplus amount of rooms.  Carib presented the same argument here going to great lengths to convince us. Now, the same Badal is expanding his hotel business by adding more rooms.  I think he is shyster as businessman and will even worse if he succeeds as a politician. 

Sean posted:

Wasn’t Badal accused of Alleged Human smuggling and smuggling goods ? 
Bada is Labba Bai. He grasshopping like TK.

Hey Hey Hey 

Grasshopping? Watch your language. I prefer to say that TK is a connoisseur of political parties in Guyana. He tek a taste and move on. 😊

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Badal is an alleged crooked fella. PNC seh dat he also burger them with generous tax breaks. People seh dat he opposed the Marriott and was pushing he roach infested and safety violation Pegasus. Now all of a sudden a new hotel is warranted. 
GNI bottom house AFC used to cuss down the PPP for the Marriot and now Marriot is KIng and Badal pushing he hotel. I wonder if he into prostitution now ?

All PNC built on their own was the reconstruction of Yumana Yana. Every other project was PPP ones and they messed up those too. The airport project was screwed up by the PNC and dem thief out a whole lot from dat too. 
Time for the PNC crooks to go ! DJ going to cry but Guyanese can’t take it no more. Kulie and Blackman balling for murder under PNC. 

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Gilbakka posted:
Sean posted:

Wasn’t Badal accused of Alleged Human smuggling and smuggling goods ? 
Bada is Labba Bai. He grasshopping like TK.

Hey Hey Hey 

Grasshopping? Watch your language. I prefer to say that TK is a connoisseur of political parties in Guyana. He tek a taste and move on. 😊

Ayo mean this fella 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gilbakka posted:
Sean posted:

Wasn’t Badal accused of Alleged Human smuggling and smuggling goods ? 
Bada is Labba Bai. He grasshopping like TK.

Hey Hey Hey 

Grasshopping? Watch your language. I prefer to say that TK is a connoisseur of political parties in Guyana. He tek a taste and move on. 😊

You mean the Osho of politics?

Labba posted:

Hey hey hey...imagine wan political street walker a cuss wan businessman wid ACCA and FCCA...hey hey hey. Dem hustle bais still vex Badal beat dem foh buy de pegasus...hey hey hey. De man didnt invent wan west coase transcrip...hey hey hey. 

Did he managed , GPL ?

https://guyana.hoop.la/topic/r...singh-former-ceo-gpl

Billy Ram Balgobin posted:
Sean posted:

Wasn’t Badal accused of Alleged Human smuggling and smuggling goods ? 
Bada is Labba Bai. He grasshopping like TK.

Hey Hey Hey 

Badal tried to stop the construction of Marriott Hotel arguing that Guyana has surplus amount of rooms.  Carib presented the same argument here going to great lengths to convince us. Now, the same Badal is expanding his hotel business by adding more rooms.  I think he is shyster as businessman and will even worse if he succeeds as a politician. 

Typical vision less IDIOTS. But it is expected when you graduate from sophia University!!

Dave it’s good that you present evidence to show that People like TK got us in this mess. Wooden computer fella Gerhard is another one. They must be held accountable and exposed. TK already grasshopped to Badal and Gerhard ran away for the PNC promised “good life” to Germany. These chaps are opportunists and no different than Moses, Ramjattan and Badal.

Gerhard used GNI to further is cause and supported efforts to topple the PPP after freedom house kicked his rass out because of some land deal and he sought revenge on the PPP . 


Shame on them !!!! They are bunch of crooked bastards 

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Sean posted:

Dave it’s good that you present evidence to show that People like TK got us in this mess. Wooden computer fella Gerhard is another one. They must be held accountable and exposed. TK already grasshopped to Badal and Gerhard ran away for the PNC promised “good life” to Germany. These chaps are opportunists and no different than Moses, Ramjattan and Badal.

Gerhard used GNI to further is cause and supported efforts to topple the PPP after freedom house kicked his rass out because of some land deal and he sought revenge on the PPP . 


Shame on them !!!! They are bunch of crooked bastards 

Hey hey hey ... doh is Mr TK in pictcha? Wid Khemraj Ramjattan? Hey hey hey...ayoo was saintly...ayoo was virgin...ayoo never tief...hey hey hey. 

Dave posted:
Gilbakka posted:
Sean posted:

Wasn’t Badal accused of Alleged Human smuggling and smuggling goods ? 
Bada is Labba Bai. He grasshopping like TK.

Hey Hey Hey 

Grasshopping? Watch your language. I prefer to say that TK is a connoisseur of political parties in Guyana. He tek a taste and move on. 😊

Ayo mean this fella 

 

 

 

 

 

Hey hey hey...which wan a dem is Mr TK? Hey hey hey. 

Sean posted:

Bai Labba, tell TK dat he slip showing pun GNI. Dem is now Grangers toilet paper. 

Hey hey hey...bai yuh watch de short red skirt...doan benn over...especially next to Mr Pavi...hey hey hey.

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