Thursday, January 18, 2018

Angostura warns Waithe*

‘Offensive’ campaign over sexual harassment claims


RUM producer Angostura Holdings Ltd (AHL) has signalled legal action against Fixin’ T&T’s Kirk Waithe over the watchdog group’s public campaign urging a boycott of the company’s products due to allegations of sexual harassment against its chairman, Dr Rolph Balgobin.
In a pre-action protocol letter yesterday, AHL demanded an apology, payment for damages to its reputation and warned Waithe against furthering Fixin’ T&T’s campaign to boycott the company.
The letter was issued by AHL’s attorneys, JD Sellier and Company, in which Waithe’s latest Internet meme on the company was called “highly offensive material”.

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