Minister of Youth Development and National Services Fitzgerald Hinds receives backlash after posting this comment on facebook.
“Not even aware that I was in his focus, on exiting the Massy Foodstore, I entered my vehicle. I settled in and observed a body up to my window. Closer observation revealed a perhaps 30-year old, healthy-looking, muscular man. I looked for the piper in him and could not find it. He beckoned me to talk to him. I rolled down my glass window and he delivered! “ Ah just asking for a lil $20 to buy something to eat!” I immediately reflected on a previous occasion when another young man asked me for “ah lil $100”. I have given financial and other assistance many times in greater quantity, but I refused them both! Ah doh like the idea of young, apparently fit men begging! And ah doh like it more, when they tell me hummuch dey want!”
“I reflected deeply on my new portfolio, took a deep breath; and drove away highly energized to do this critical work.”
Not even aware that I was in his focus, on exiting the Massy Foodstore, I entered my vehicle. I settled in and…
Hinds’ post has since been deleted