In the midst of the outrage expressed by some Bahamians, I hope that we don’t become “little islanders”, lost in our own delusions. We must take a step back and see how the world views us.
Author Archives: Adrian Gibson
Indeed, the silly season has begun!
It is high-time that an independent prosecutorial service is established in The Bahamas and the Director of Public Prosecutions is no longer situated within the Office of the Attorney General, subordinated and subject to the whims and control of any holder of that political office.
We often hear that perception is reality. Though that often may not be the truth, primarily due to factors such as miscommunication, misinterpretation and misattribution of motives, there are times when such perceptions may be indicative of a verifiable reality.
The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival has evolved into one of the most disgraceful shams we have seen thus far for the year.
It appears that the Baha Mar saga will be occupying the front pages and serving as lead stories in newscasts for many months (and likely years) to come.
In The Bahamas, there appears to be a rapidly growing underclass of Bahamians who deify criminal behaviour, seemingly seeing violence and sadistic conduct as cool while engaging in a cult-like, hero-worship of gangsters and hooligans.
The plight of the people of Long Island seems to have been lost on the powers that be as this gem in our archipelagic chain continues to languish in the doldrums.
I think Bahamians are about to experience Baha Mar fatigue. I certainly am.