Curtis: Politics, Uighurs, Faith Based Tourism

August 29, 2012

Appearing in an interview yesterday [Aug 28] on the Sherri Simmons radio show on Magic 102.7, Andre Curtis talked about a wide variety of issues including his recent incarceration, politics, crime, religion, and the Faith Based tourism plan.

He said he is 75% sure he may run for public office, he knew the Uighurs were coming before they arrived, the Faith Based tourism plan was a good thing, an angel appeared to him when he was in prison, the prison should be privatized, we should look at other avenues for dealing with the gang problem, and that he is not the person he has been made out to be.

In December 2010 Mr Curtis was sentenced to 15 months in jail after admitting to operating Harvest Investment Holdings Ltd. without a licence. In a subsequent trial in 2011 he was found not guilty of charges he stole more than $130,000 in Government funds earmarked for the Faith Based Tourism initiative.

He began the interview with Mrs Simmons by apologizing to his family and friends for any pain the situation may have caused them. He then addressed the allegations against him in the Faith Based Tourism matter, and pointed out the the jury found him not guilty.

Explaining about his actual conviction, Mr Curtis said that he was incarcerated for one year for doing a money transaction that didn’t have the required licence from the BMA, and he wasn’t aware he did not have the licence. “It was unfortunate, but I took the hit and went on,” said Mr Curtis.

He said for the first year of the Faith Based programme he did not get paid, and he put his “all into it.” He said the idea behind it was to bring Christians to the island, and it was a long term plan.  He also stated he felt the programme was underfunded, with $200,000 for the first year insufficient to help 52 churches.

Mrs Simmons questioned him about some specifics of the case, and he said a lot of things did not come out in the media and that the jury got everything, not a part story.

Mr Curtis said it was only the second year he got any money from Government. He said he had a staff of four and that from January to April he financed everything himself.

Mr Curtis said: “The media only picked on what’s wrong with it, not what’s right. It was a good thing. Churches were blessed, and people were blessed.  People were starting to come to the island…”

“But the media just wants to attack, and these bloggers…that’s like a Satans hell hole, that’s what it is. Where people can just go and talk about people, and blog about people and don’t even know who they are.”

Speaking about when he first entered prison he said: “In the van to Westgate I asked God why did you do that, why. I did everything you asked me to do. Like I put on the National Stadium event which saw 7,000 Christians come together to worship in one place, the largest ever in Bermuda.

“Like I was doing things for God, and God was silent. I got up there, I got into the room and an angel appeared and said to me ‘you forgive everybody that you think put you up here, because I did.’ And it disappeared. So I forgave everybody that I thought put me there,” said Mr Curtis.

In describing the conditions in prison, Mr Curtis said while he was incarcerated a “big ugly guy” was bothering him, however a gang member interceded. He said the gang leader took the guy in his room and pointed to him [Mr Curtis] and said: “This guy’s important to me, don’t touch him.” He also said that drugs and alcohol are easily accessible in prison.

Mr Curtis said he met the gang leaders, and feels he “can bring the shootings to zero.” He said he asked the gangs to stop shooting for two months, and the gangs “got on the phone and called their people and it was no shootings. Not one person got shot within that period, and before that it was a killing a month.”

He also said he thinks the prison should be independently owned, and not run by Government. “From being there, and understanding the system, I don’t think we need to be paying $85,000 a year,” Mr Curtis said.

Mr Curtis also claimed he knew the Uighurs were coming to Bermuda before they arrived. When asked a question by a caller about previous statements elsewhere that only then Premier Dr Ewart Brown and then National Security Minister Lt. Col. David Burch were aware prior, he did not expand.

He said: “Understand this Bermuda, the leader of the free world – never mind it’s Barack Obama, never mind he is black, never mind these things — he is the leader of the free world. That move right there helped Bermuda…..helped Bermuda stay in business in the world.”

Saying he cannot go “into detail about it,” he asked people to think about “what the U.S. Government is doing now to certain countries.”

He also claimed he was there when Dr Brown spoke to President Barack Obama via telephone three times, and also spoke about his general relationship with the former Premier saying he advised him on various things and worked very closely with him.

When asked if he was Dr Brown’s “right hand man” he said yes, and that the former Premier “always called me to discuss things.” He was asked by a couple of callers what qualified him to advise the Government as he was not elected, and he said “I don’t know, I guess because I was a good listener…”

Saying that he has been asked by several people to run for public office, Mr Curtis said is “seriously considering it.” Mrs Simmons asked him how sure is he that he may run for public office — 50%, 100% etc — and he said he is 75% sure he will.

Mrs Simmons asked him what party he would run for, and he did not actually state a party but said he does not think either party is doing the best for the country. When asked if he thought his conviction would impact his ability to attract votes, he said that is up to the voter.

He went on to tell the radio listeners that he thinks that Premier Paula Cox is doing a “great job” and “is doing what she does best.” Mr Curtis also pointed out he also likes some people in the OBA: “I like Mark Pettingill, I allowed him to represent me. He is a guy that is for the country.”

Mr Curtis also said he is working on initiatives to help people, including employment and education initiatives, as he offers a unique perspective as he has talked to those at both the “bottom” and the “top.” He said he thinks he can “link the two.”

He said the UBP, PLP, and OBA all think we need to “lock up everybody that is involved with gangs,” but he thinks we should look at other avenues such as sending them to England to be educated.

He said he does not believe we need gambling in Bermuda due to both his Christian beliefs and he “stigma” that goes with it. “People come here for peace,” he said.

Talking about the public perception of him, Mr Curtis said: “So they form an opinion about you, and they don’t even know who you are. And they form an opinion about the crap that has been written and the bloggers have said. And it’s wrong, it’s a place where the devil hangs out in these situations.

“I am not a perfect guy, I have had my share of mistakes, but you have had yours, and they have had theirs. People try and play like they are all innocent and stuff like that,” said Mr Curtis.

When Mrs Simmons asked him if he feels that people are angry he was not convicted for the Faith Based tourism issue, he said yes and that the Bible says you will always have enemies with you.

On the issue of sexual orientation Mr Curtis mentioned his work to oppose the Rosie O’Donnell cruise a few years ago saying: “I don’t have anything against a gay person, that’s what you want to take, take it.

“But to come here in gangs of people and say we are gay and are going parade up and down Front Street – no I am not going to have that. Well not on my watch anyway.”

When Mrs Simmons asked why he decided to speak out now, Mr Curtis said he will have to think on that, but wanted people to know that “the media has made me out to be what I am not. That’s what I want people to take away.”

When asked by one caller did he learn his lesson, he answered: “Yes, a very hard lesson, yes.”

“I learned a couple of lessons. One is that God is with me no matter where he puts me,” said Mr Curtis.  ”God said he will never leave you or forsake you and I truly believe that.”

He received quite a few calls in support, as well as those not in full agreement with his points including one male caller who said his comments saying God speaks directly to him seem “borderline schizophrenic.”

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  1. M.P.Mountbatten JP says:

    Seriously folks , he is So far out in left field it isn’t funny . DREB should have consulted Ms. Battersbee concerning the Wigga’s , she should have been in DREB’s “kitchen cabinet .”

  2. Just One says:

    Can Mr. Curtis please ask the gang leaders to stop shooting for another 2 months please? Or maybe even longer? Thanks in advance… ;)

  3. Barracuda says:

    Leave Bermuda alone Mr. Curtis.

  4. Head up high! says:

    Did he really say and does he really believe this….

    “He said the UBP, PLP, and OBA all think we need to “lock up everybody that is involved with gangs,” but he thinks we should look at other avenues such as sending them to England to be educated”

    Wow….so while hundreds of good youths are struggling to pay for university and many cant afford to go, he wants us to not lock them up, but instead, send them to school????

  5. can't resist! says:

    I hate to be picky, but can we at least have proper grammar?? “When asked by one caller did he learn his lesson, he answered: “Yes, a very hard lesson”…….”if he had learned a lesson……….” Is the correct way.

    • Bernews says:

      Sorry, but the caller asked Mr Curtis “did he learn his lesson” using those exact words…so that’s what we typed as we like to be as accurate as possible…

      • Blessed says:

        Really? People come on these things and pick at grammar?

        • tricks are for kids says:

          @ Blessed..yes they sure do…I think they have shares in spell check…LOL!!!!…..

    • street wise says:

      “… can we at least have proper grammar??” Why? Blogs are about communication, not spelling and grammar. You must be new….

  6. Victor says:

    A shame that the really big crooks in all of this never seem to go to jail.. My guess is that Curtis was paid to keep his mouth shut.

  7. tricks are for kids says:

    Andre…….please don’t flatter yourself…YOU were not the reason for the two months without any shootings… WISH you had that much pull….People are going to comment Andre and they have a right to do so…YOU have done a lot of other things to people and than you want to be in the limelight and expect no backlash? On top of that you claim to be the “right hand man” of the man whom the MAJORITY of people feel is responsible for the demise of this island. YOU my dear are your OWN biggest enemy…. not everyone else…..

    • bermy$hotta says:

      u kno wat um $ayin! aink had nuttin to do wit it PERIOD!

  8. David says:

    God(JEHOVAH)does talk to all of His children. And He never leaves them or forsakes them. I have spent the last 20+ years learning to hear His voice and learning to know His presence when He visits. Mr. Curtis is far from sounding “borderline schizophrenic.” Every son or daughter (I did not say christian) must know the voice of the parent. If you don’t, then trouble is ahead. Look at the streets without fathers. Look at the homes with mothers on survival mode. I feel more need to know the Masters voice and the government will not have so much social work to do. Just saying.

  9. Brosive says:

    People used to see “angels” back in the day because of strong beliefs and probably lack of food or clean water to eat/drink made them hallucinate. You see angels because you only want to hear what you want to hear.

    Privatizing the prison? Are you crazy? Trust me, sending gang members to England would be at the bottom of that list of priorities if the prison was privatized.

    Faith based tourism was a horrible idea. One that was selective of visitors and in this climate, you can’t be selective. Waste of money and time.

  10. chip says:

    wow what a deluded individual. its a true comedy when you hear the stuff these people can think of to defend corruption. its amazing that Mr. Curtis thinks people are naive enough to believe it.

  11. Zombie Apolcalypse says:

    So Curtis was visited by angels, and Wayne is worried about ‘secret troops’.

    Nice to know they have a firm grip on reality.

  12. Verbal Kint says:

    I have three words for Mr. Curtis…Daniel Two Feathers.

  13. swing voter says:

    Curtis got locked up for a few months and is out and seems to be financially stable…..That BHC guy Smith the same way….check out these guys lifestyle now and then decide if they have paid their debt to society, of if they simply got paid to shut-up and take a vacation at westgate/prison farm for a few months

    • bdaboss says:

      So u believe the BHC guy is finacially stable?? The guys went from living that ‘boss’ life to driving taxi 15 hours a day and he is finacially stable…stop f$%#$@# guessin a&s.

  14. LOL (original TM*) says:

    This has all the makings of that guy in Texas who thought he was Jesus or at least told people he was. Unfortunetly some will believe him. I’m sorry religoin ans politics should not mix, morality is a different topic.

    LOL “I’m born again & again & again & again…..” God will judge but for now I will stay clear from this one.

  15. not surprised says:


  16. ABM says:

    I think a few of the bloggers have just proved a part of what Mr. Curits was saying, just read the comments and you will see.
    And I quote Mr Curtis, “and these bloggers…that’s like a Satans hell hole, that’s what it is. Where people can just go and talk about people, and blog about people and don’t even know who they are.”
    Not saying I agree with everything Mr. Curits is saying, but come on, a spade is a spade!

    • More with less says:

      No no, Satan’s hell hole is probably more like a jail full of convicted felons. Thou shall not lie, steal, covet etc etc.

      • Come Correct says:

        Freedom of speech is feared, especially when your integrity doesn’t come with a price.

      • ABM says:

        To be honest, i thought that no one sin is greater than the other? Well, least thats what the bible says.

        • More with less says:

          What sin are bloggers committing? Here are the 10 Commandments, please tell which one of these sins the bloggers are committing. I know which ones he did.
          Ten Commandments
          And God spake all these words, saying,

          I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

          1.Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

          2.Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

          3.Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

          4.Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

          5.Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

          6.Thou shalt not kill.

          7.Thou shalt not commit adultery.

          8.Thou shalt not steal.

          9.Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

          10.Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

          • ABM says:

            Obviously its numer 9. Thou shalt not bear false witness.
            Thing is, all Bermudians have a habit of using their judgements based off of articles and word of mouth and then try to pass these things off as facts as if they themselves have performed some type of analysis. Bottom line is, we all have opinions and we are entittled to them. However, it becomes a problem when we try and pass those opinions off as facts, especially when it comes to those of fellow Bermudians whom we only judge based on what we hear of that person. Thats called bearing false witness, as you were not there nor do you even know the person personally. Prime example is the fact of what he was convicted for. In spite of that, there are comments on this page that say , oh he did this and that he should be found guilty for those as well. Thing is he wasn’t, so we can only condem the man for what is fact, not opinion. Anything else is bearing false witness my friend.

    • Zombie Apolcalypse says:

      ABM, it’s worse than that. Convicted criminals can get interviews on the radio and spout nonsense about seeing angels. It’s scary what kind of people are out there.

  17. Dantes Inferno says:

    This Convicted criminal, has the balls to suggest that an angel visited him in prison.

    Why was this angel not helping the 20million children that die every year from malnutrition? What a disgusting excuse for a human being, and he wants to run for office. Sadly people will take this garbage seriously.

    Hey Mr. Curtis, what did the angel’s voice sound like? What did it look like? How long were you talking?

    • swing voter says:

      hahahahah wish an angel wudda told me where the money was stashed! I cud use a few thousand unearned dollars!

  18. Joonya says:

    Im so tired of listeneing to people on this island hiding behind “God’s” robe..

  19. it only hurts when I breath says:

    Oh pleeeze !!!! Another (convicted) criminal seeking public office??? Perhaps he didn’t get the memo – the piggy bank is empty and his cohorts in govt. are busy searching for another golden goose to kill. Advice to self – there may not be any money left for a second go around at the trough so you might be better served to thank your lucky stars that you got away with what you did and go away QUIETLY and STAY AWAY from Bermuda Public Office.

    • it only hurts when I breath says:

      Meant to add the word PLEEEZE………..pleeze do us all a favour and stay away from Public Office…………

    • codfish says:

      He can run for the OBA, just as Mr. Crockwel has been forgiven by the OBA supporters, Curtis can run for OBA – sure the other parties wouldn’t want him.

  20. Triangle Drifter says:

    I heard a good part of the interview though I admit I did not spend much of the time actually listening to him. The guy is not even a good actor. He has a huge ego. That put him in good standing with EB I guess. A few times Sherrie pressed for details. Everytime he refused or could not provide an example of something to back a statement up.

    The hush money suggestion above could have some legs. How else could somebody who presumably, is now broke after having the home he had, bought with dirty money, taken from him, a divorce, huge legal fees, who would hire him now, have money to send a child to university?

    More investigative reporting required.

  21. PTL says:

    like another con artist (one of many) jim bakker springs to mind – all will be forgotten and the con games will continue – am just suprised we have not seen the oil annointer back in business here.

    • street wise says:

      Oh, don’t worry, he has never gotten out of “the business.”

  22. More with less says:

    Oh my God. That is all I can really say. If the PLP WANT this guy to run for office then we have something very weird and crazy going on around here. This is approaching Twilight Zone folks. First we have a convicted gun crime felon, then a pastor that was accused of taking money he shouldn’t have(told to pay back and did not), and now a person that has been taken to court for spending government money on personal things. I just can’t comprehend this whatsoever. And if the PLP are trying to get new voters, well they are doing the exact opposite with these candidates. It’s downright scary to me.

    • Triangle Drifter says:

      Perfect qualifications to be a PLP candidate. Must have a criminal record or at the very least been taken to court for something, other than traffic, & gotten off.

      These guys would not have a hope in a real democracy.

  23. More with less says:

    I can’t believe Sherri had him on the show.

    • street wise says:

      I wouldn’t give him the time of day.

    • pepper says:

      Sherri, likes this kind of guests. it what her show is all about.

      • More with less says:

        I know that show is slightly biased but I still listen to it to get a perspective of what others are thinking as that is important to me but having him on that show was truly a big mistake imo.

  24. Rockfish #2 says:

    Curtis seems to need professional help.

    So,he knew about the Uighurs before they arrived?

    Cabinet should demand an explanation!

  25. diva says:

    Amazing interview. I have never seen a show quite like it. Mr. Curtis has stated that he has been vilified by the local and overseas press, but how many opportunities has he provided them with to do so? How many wrong deals does one have to be involved with before they admit that the problem lies within themselves? Accept your part in the equation and stop doing a pack of nonsense! And taking credit for a shooting cease fire? Because he met with some gangsters in prison? Maniacal, delusional and egotistical to say the least! And born again? Please! Someone needs to shut the spiritual birth canal with a quickness!

  26. Some in this Island are so narrow minded that the comments in most of the responses are really not taking the time to see if there be any truth to some of what is being said,I personally will not agree with all Mr. Curtis has said but I also will not judge what he claims happened as I was not there but if there is any truth to some of what he has said then I find it alarming that we dont consider the message and forget who the messenger is.

    I personally sat in a meeting and listen as a conference call was being conducted and the information between two of our prominant leaders was very disturbing and the end result and entire organization was destroyed in Bermuda several years ago,now because I witness for myself the goings on and the plot for certain leaders to undermine an entire organization,does that make me accountable to tell the people,of course not.

    The Bible clearly teaches that what so evere a man soweth that shall he also reap and at no time did it state you had to be Christian,just whose over will.what is the lesson here as we all have our opinions on Mr. Curtis comments but at the end of the day if Mr. Curtis sow’s corruption he will reap corruption and if he sows good he will reap good.

    In closing I will say that the comment mR. Curtis about himself being former Premier Ewart Browns right hand man and knowing about the Uighurs before they arrived and sat in on a few conversation that the former Premier had with the President of the United States is alarming and if that did take place, that does not show Integrity of our former Premier as it lacks much proffessionalism of the office he held and its responsibility to safety and security.

    So please let us take from this dialouge the importance that our leaders are human and more so Bermudians who for the most part are very flawed whaen it comes to public office and seem to need to tell small folk just how influential they are because they feel so connected to the outside world having to be in contact with folk they would not normally speak to if it was not for the office they hold,outside of that we are just merely the bye down de road on the vay to the super rat. in all seriousness as for Mr. Curtis and Mr. Smith from B.H.C they fell through the cracks and went down into the fire and now it is time for them to rise from the ashes because unlike some folk I do believe they had time to reflect and the time that they spent out here before prison allowed them to sit with snakes in the grass and now they are back and can help take the lawn mower to run over the grass to expose the snakes so we can rid ourselves of the poisoness venum that does still exist in places where it has always sat.

  27. Jai says:


  28. Pastor Syl Hayward says:

    I would think that any party willing to take this person on as a candidate would be considered to have committed political suicide.

    Can anyone tell me who many of the reported 7000 that gathered at National Stadium were tourists? It that gathering consisted of primarily Bermudians, it cannot be considered a successful Tourism product.
    In the same vein, I’d like to better understand Mr. Curtis’ statement that “$200,000 for the first year insufficient to help 52 churches.” I didn’t know Tourism was supposed to be helping churches, whether here or abroad. I thought the aim was to create strategies to portray Bermuda as an attractive place to visit. Perhaps we had to pay the church members to come here?

  29. Pastor Syl Hayward says:

    Just to make it clear, I am not making a judgment of whether Mr. Curtis is guilty of anything, only that he and his endeavours carry so much baggage it must render him an extremely risky prospective candidate for any party to adopt.

    • Verbal Kint says:

      That is the point.

    • swing voter says:

      yeah we got yur back sylvia….I think that Haywards always take the moral highground without taking unecessary jabs at people….politics needs people like you and Stuey

  30. James says:

    Unbelievable. Send the gangs to the UK……. okkkkkkkkk. And what does he think they will learn here other than to be a better gang member? The UK? Please.

    • I have to somewhat agree with James because if anyone truly is keeping their eye on the mother country she has a whole lot of situations that she can not deal with when it comes to gangs,anti terrorism and the take over by muslimn extremest. the gang culture you would be doing a favor by sending them over there to learn from some of the most hediest extremest in the world.

      • Dantes Inferno says:

        Take over by muslim extremism? Are you kidding me?

        As far as I can see, the fact that this guy was on a public forum saying he spoke to angels and people take him seriously, is christian extremism.

        The lack of a casino in Bermuda due to religious high-horsery is christian extremism. I know this isn’t America but the fact that the church has so much pull on this island is scary, especially when people are as ridiculous as this clown Curtis.

        Do you believe that an angel spoke to Curtis? Like I asked earlier?

      • Mad Dawg says:

        Duane, who told you all this crap? Curtis?

  31. Maybe if the angel had visited EB he would have forgiven his enemies and would not have had to trick us.

  32. pebblebeach says:

    I wonder if Mr Curtis is allowed to travel to the USA as I know a few investors across the USA and the Authorities in Montana would like a one on one chat with him…

    • Verbal Kint says:

      Those guys had accounts at Bank of Bermuda. Why no interest from BMA? Two Feathers pled guilty to money laundering.

  33. Say no says:

    So Mr. Curtis, you think you are in a position to run in this country. Have you paid your pensions and paytoll taxes you owed government, when you ran the travel agency and the construction companies. You have take quite a bit of monies from your ex-employeers who look forward to their pensions in the near future. So, before you try getting this country together, please make sure you have taken care of your past debts.

  34. Ottojr says:

    I have to admit that this made for light-hearted reading. I particularly liked the Angel visitation part. SMH

  35. DOCKYARD says:

    Just saying. I think Mr. Curtis should try walking on water and invite a few of us down to North Shore to see him perform the feat. Of course he should talk with his “Angel” friend firstly and then announce it on radio,so we know where to go to watch the amazing feat,as it was done many years ago.
    Let’s all get on our knees and pray that he is more successful then the last guy.
    PS.I think I see an “Angel”. Going out to talk with it then inquire about my radio interview etc………sic.

  36. Ronnie says:

    Me thinks Curtis got hold of some of the drugs and alcohol that are so easy to get at Hotel Westgate!!

  37. Free says:

    He has majors delusions of grandeur, does he believe in God or THINK HE IS GOD?

  38. argosy says:

    Surely nobody takes this joker seriously…..oh, wait, this is Bermuda!

  39. Seriously? says:

    How does this guy get air time? We stoop to new levels at every turn.

    If he REALLY has the answers, and he REALLY can stop the gang warfare, then he should just do it. Why the need a microphone and an audience? Just do it, and when he brings it all to zero for longer than six months, and can look me in the eye and say it was all his doing, only then am I going to listen to him and take him seriously.

  40. Unbelievable says:

    Better to go walking at Chaplin bay ?!?,?,

  41. bermy$hotta says:

    Curtis u aink did f***s bra! Guys didn’t stop shootin cuz u. FOH! U was a punk up we$t

  42. Sandman says:

    His suggestion that he might run for public office…

    A recently released convict who has also been fined for his involvement in an international ponzi scheme… – even the PLP would want to wait a couple of years before they backed him as a candidate.

    But here’s a more machiavellian prediction –

    We all know that there is a rift in the PLP between the more moderate types and the hardcore types.

    Perhaps it would serve somebody’s interests to put up Andre as a candidate against a moderate PLP incumbent in a seat that is so safe that either Andre or the PLP candidate would win no matter how the vote splits.

    Kim Wilson is standing in constituency 34 (Sandys South Central?). At the last election the PLP got 70% and the UBP 30%. Even if the PLP vote was split exactly in half, the OBA would still need a 5% swing to take the seat. And it’s v unlikely the PLP vote would split exactly in half, meaning more like a 10% swing or more would be required for the OBA to pose a threat.

    So, if Mr Curtis were to stand as an independent in a solid PLP seat, with a well-organised campaign behind him, could he win the seat?

  43. Inside Track says:

    Mr. Curtis, Please go or own way… You cant be trusted with $5.

  44. Community Work says:

    This is what Government was doing with our money, giving it to wack jobs.If he can sound so stupid on a Radio Show and everyone listing can tell all his marbles aren’t there, I want to know who gave him the money in the first place they should be fired. What kind of business proposal did this guy put forward?

  45. lol!! says:

    Mr Curtis, why stop the cease fire for only two months? Trial run perhaps?! Ok so since it worked why haven’t you spoke to the leaders so they can make more calls and just end this mess?! If it were as easy as makin a few phone calls why hasn’t it been done?
    Also as a young adult who is struggling to pay back my university fees I DO NOT agree with sending these boys away to school as a way of reforming them… Many educated boys are in this mess! I went to university in the same area as some that I see goin up for this mess! So no I don’t feel that “sending them school” is the best idea… I think we should start putting mediation skill in primary schools and working with the children in primary schools because it it their fathers being shot out there, and I don’t know about anyone else but I am expectin another heat wave once they reach an age to “do something”.

  46. Some bloggers don’t see the point in Sherri Simmons having Andre Curtis on her show – well that reminds me of the time my then 8 year old granddaughter was visiting me from the US. While watching TV one day, she call out to me, “Nanny, I think there’s something on TV that I shouldn’t be looking at!” I checked the content and after I saw what it was, I said to her, “That’s alright darling, this will show how NOT to be. So having Andre Curtis on her show could be a good thing because who wants to be delusional?

  47. Sorry but I omitted the TV show she was watching. It was the Jerry Springer Show. Nuff said!