Barbados Nation News, 10/31/2009: Court Leaks

LESS THAN a month into operations at the spanking Barbados Supreme Court Complex, there is urine coming through the ceiling from the floor above, and faeces and water floating on the floor.

Who was the plumbing contractor on this job?

Cloud on Title of Barbados Supreme Court Complex?

Barbados Advocate, 10/31/2009: Justice needs to be delivered

The case of Violet Beckles dominated proceedings for most of the night, with the elderly woman having been to the courts for over 20 years in an effort to claim pieces of land which were left to her by relative, Beatrice Henry.

Mrs. Beckles claims to have the title deeds for the land which Kensington Oval is built on, along with the deeds for the land which the newly-erected judicial building on Whitepark Road lays, amongst the thousands of acres which she claims to have stretched across Barbados.

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