A group calling itself the ”We Care Coalition” who are now openly advocating for the decriminalisation of gambling in The Bahamas are brazenly pitting themselves against the church of Jesus Christ.
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Attracting new business in this current environment is extremely difficult and The Bahamas needs to be able to emphasize and demonstrate why it should still be considered a jurisdiction of choice.
The debate on the legalization of a lottery rages on. It is regrettable that the issue is so divisive particularly when there are so many national issues requiring unified attention such as job creation, education reform, and crime eradication.
Each year we inject into our system functionally illiterate students.. what would happen if we simply refused to graduate students unless and until they passed their courses?
Through the decades agriculture ministers have imposed or threatened bans on food imports as a way of supporting Bahamian farmers, the consequences of which were higher prices for inferior products.
Caribbean governments’ focus on crime has recently increased in urgency. The Caribbean must implement plans to address its issues rather than waiting for fully formed solutions from the U.S.
If Mr Christie were sincere about women’s rights, he would hold a referendum to correct the discrimination against women in our flawed consitution, BEFORE he holds a referendum on gambling.
Applicants for numbers lottery licenses must withstand scrutiny. Any criminal history is cause for immediate disqualification, meaning all existing numbers kingpins are ineligible.
If the PLP had made a decision to support the women’s rights referendum in 2002 because it was the “right” thing to do, then they could be focusing on other current issues that should be of importance right now.