Belize - Belize News - - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » Crime, Featured, Social Issues » Firestorm Follows Jumoke’s Controversial Facebook Post
Dec 20, 2019

Firestorm Follows Jumoke’s Controversial Facebook Post

There is much public outrage in the wake of revolting comments posted by Jumoke Castro on his social media page in which he threatens Plus TV’s Shasta Wade with sexual violence.  That disgusting remark is being condemned in every corner, including the Public Service Union where the son of the Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management is a member.  In a statement issued this afternoon, the P.S.U. expresses zero tolerance against acts and threats of violence against women.  The release also succeeds an interview with Minister Godwin Hulse whose son, Kenzle, was arraigned earlier this week following an alleged domestic assault on the mother of his child in Belmopan.  The threat of a gang rape to be carried out on the wife Pastor Louis Wade is most reprehensible and has also raised the ire of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  In its release, also issued today, the business community condemns gender-based violence in any and all forms, including the wanton threats made via social media.  The Chamber joins all other bodies that have called for urgent and necessary amendments to existing laws to protect against all forms and threats of gender-based violence.

The Christian Workers Union has also weighed in on the matter, expressing outrage and disgust by the vile comments made by Castro, stating, “that as a union representing women across the country, we find it necessary to implore those in authority to join in calling out this behavior for what it is.  Our society is in peril and accepting these types of distasteful profanity only serve to further degrade our moral fabric.”

Viewers please note: This Internet newscast is a verbatim transcript of our evening television newscast. Where speakers use Kriol, we attempt to faithfully reproduce the quotes using a standard spelling system.

Advertise Here

Comments are closed