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The decision to reappoint former embattled College of The Bahamas (COB) President Dr. Rodney Smith to the top post of the future University of The Bahamas will “come back to haunt the college”, according to Dr. Roger Brown, a former COB registrar.
With the “rapid spread” of the chikungunya virus in some parts of the Caribbean, Minister of the Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett said public health officials have been ordered to increase their efforts to diminish the threat of a local outbreak.
Prime Minister Christie recently expressed concerns about the damage an unregulated sector could do to the country’s reputation as a financial services jurisdiction, yet comments he made prior to the referendum remind us that he had always been cognizant of those concerns.
The revelation on the Millers’ outstanding BEC bill came not long after Miller accused BEC union leaders of being “blood suckers” who are only worried about filling their pockets, even if it comes at the cost of the Bahamian people.
The outrage that erupted over the revelation by local dailies last week that Dame Marguerite Pindling owed more than $300,000 in real property taxes was not surprising.
The Nassau Guardian’s new Arts & Culture correspondent, Corinne Lampkin-Dhillon lays out the facts on the controversial Carnival, slated for 2015 whether we like it or not.
Leslie Miller has no moral authority left to criticize individuals or businesses for not paying their BEC bills. He also has no moral authority left to criticize the unions and workers at BEC for spending too much.
“Dire consequences” for the financial sector and the Bahamian economy could result from a perception among international agencies monitoring issues of money-laundering and terrorist financing that The Bahamas is being “lax” in its handling of web shops.