Editorial: Methinks he doth protest too much

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” ~ Hamlet, Act 3, scene 2

An online tirade by one Oswald T. Brown, the former press, cultural affairs and information manager at the Bahamas embassy in Washington, DC, directed at Caribbean News Now associate editor, Youri Kemp, immediately brings to mind Shakespeare’s shrewd observation.

Brown’s intemperate outburst was apparently triggered by two stories carried by Caribbean News Now under Youri Kemp’s byline relating to the recent disclosure of the arrest in Washington, DC, of Haitian-Bahamian national, Edward Israel Saintil, on charges of bribing Bahamas immigration officials.

The facts of the case are largely outlined in an affidavit filed in US District Court in Washington by Kevin E. Gounaud, a Special Agent with…

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