Author Archives: Nassau Guardian

3 years ago

Reappointing Rodney Smith: A Bad Signal

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Reappointing Rodney Smith: A Bad Signal

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.

3 years ago

Chikungunya Virus Spreading Rapidly Through Caribbean

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Chikungunya Virus Spreading Rapidly Through Caribbean

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.

3 years ago

Perry Christie’s Unreasonable Explanation

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Perry Christie’s Unreasonable Explanation

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.

3 years ago

The Rank Arrogance of Leslie Miller is Astounding

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The Rank Arrogance of Leslie Miller is Astounding

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.

3 years ago

Firestorm and Fury

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Firestorm and Fury

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.

3 years ago

PLP Hypocrisy: When The Chairman Owes Too:

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PLP Hypocrisy: When The Chairman Owes Too:

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.

3 years ago

Banks Concerned Over Web Shop’s Dirty Money

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Banks Concerned Over Web Shop’s Dirty Money

“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.

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