Something stinks about the government’s new deal with Renew Bahamas concerning the New Providence landfill, the secrecy surrounding their arrangement and the fact no public tender or Request for Proposal (RFP) for the landfill was ever issued.
Author Archives: Adrian Gibson
The celebration of Independence Day has come to represent the essence of what it means to be Bahamian, with expressions of culture, patriotism and reflections on our national history permeating the atmosphere whilst also serving as an occasion for reconnecting with families and friends.
Let’s be real, the US State Department’s 2014 Investment Report on the Bahamas is damning, condemnatory and a downright indictment of the state of affairs in this country.
This week, I found it interesting that high-level figures within the Free National Movement had received death threats since March but no one had bothered to inform the public or, for that matter, make such a stink about it that the police would have felt compelled to address these matters with urgency and as a matter of public record.
Today, is my first column back after a brief sabbatical and one notes that so much has transpired over that…
This week marked the second anniversary since the PLP won the government by a landslide in 2012. The FNM also held a rally at its headquarters to bemoan the PLP’s subpar performance during that time. It was quite interesting to watch the political manoeuvrings this week, with all of the parties—FNM, PLP and DNA—scurrying about to cast blame…
Forget politics. Forget all that petty stuff about PLP, FNM and DNA and all the gratuitously political you say and I say that preoccupy the minds of so many local politicians seeking to score cheap political brownie points.
Of late, there has been quite a bit of chatter about the appointment of North Andros principal Stephen Sands to his post, particularly in the wake of the revelation that he had been convicted of the manslaughter of his girlfriend in a domestic violence dispute more than 30 years ago.
Admittedly, I was pleased to see that the government decided to overlook potential electoral threats and/or the propensity to please campaigning churchmen (to lock up their church members’ votes) and instead chose to govern.