PM Browne Tells Vere Bird III To ‘Bring It On’


Prime Minister Gaston Browne remains adamant that he did not defame Vere Bird III when he made statements about crown lands sold to Bird and his father on Facebook.

Bird III filed a claim against Browne on December 12, 2019, in the High Court; which states, “damages for defamation against the defendant, for words published and broadcast on Facebook on the 5th, 6th and 8th of November, 2019”.

In addition to the aforementioned claim, Bird III is requesting “aggravated and exemplary damages”, which are damages requested and/or awarded in a lawsuit when the defendant’s willful actions were malicious, violent, oppressive, fraudulent, wanton or grossly reckless.

Browne, however, says that his statements were factual.

“I don’t see how he could make the case of defamation. In any event, I stand by my statement so let him bring it on. The reality is there is nothing that I said there that was defamatory” said Browne.

Browne says if Bird denies knowing anything about the allegations then he will be implicating his father, Vere Bird Jr.

“Vere Bird Junior is now saying that he knew nothing about it, then is he saying that his father did something illegal? His father was the minister of agriculture and if that is the case now after 15 years Vere Bird III is trying to make the claim that he knew nothing about it. He can go sell that to the marines, anyone who believes that will believe that pigs will fly ” Browne explains.

According to Browne, the strategy employed by the opposition to bring legal action against him will not work.



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  1. Hon. Gaston Browne…Vere Bird 111 is trying to gain attention. When Vere Bird 111 lose this case I hope You will counter sue Vere Bird 111 and His Lawyer Tabor . They both are trying to gain attention. This would not work. I am waiting to get a BIG Laugh. Prime Minister I know you will teach Vere Bird 111 a lesson. He is playing with the wrong Person.

  2. Crazy people always call everybody crazy. The medication needs to be increased for both the plaintiff and the defendant. Case closed!

  3. Hon. Gaston Browne…I heard your explanation on POINTE fm this afternoon why Vere 111 is so BITTER. I know for sure that Hon. Gaston Browne will be successful in the court.

  4. UPP MEMBER January 4, 2020 at 7:26 pm

    SERPENT on Observer Snakepit behaves as if He is the Leader of The Opposition in Parliament and also Leader of the UPP . Serpent talks as if UPP is afraid of HIM. Why the Hell my Party is allowing this to happen. I am very concern about what is going on with the UPP. I read in the Observer Newspaper that The UPP was PROTESTING outside Government House. This PROTESTATION was a BIG Failure . NOTHING was said to the other members. The turnout that I saw in the paper was SHAMEFUL. If We want to win Seats in 2023 Our Party must distance itself from the following the Persons

    If We continue under our current Leadership…We are doomed to FAILURE . Let Us SMARTEN Brothers and Sisters.


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