The Constitution of The Bahamas says Bahamians can be discriminated against in the right to gamble in all forms, not just in casinos. A constitutional referendum is needed to change this, not an opinion poll.
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Prime Minister Perry Christie finally confirmed what many informed, discerning Bahamians already knew from day one – there is no actual UK consultant report on gambling in The Bahamas.
To the government of the day: one does not have to be a supporter of yours to be Bahamian. One is no less Bahamian if he or she does not, never did or never will support your Party.
The Bahamian people were deceived during the general election campaign about this referendum on gambling in The Bahamas.
Three full days after Hurricane Sandy ravaged Abaco and the island – which was the hardest hit – is still waiting for government relief.
The Bahamas needs a strong Opposition. The 65,000 Bahamians who voted of the FNM need the FNM. Those who did not vote for the FNM but understand the importance of a healthy democracy need the FNM.
Being Prime Minister means no longer having the freedom of blowing off meetings and obligations that he may feel he can when not in that seat. Mr. Christie is repeating his no-show trend of his previous administration.
Why is our government planning our 40th independence celebrations making the highlight of the main events foreign musical artists? So, we are going to celebrate 40 years of being Bahamian by celebrating the artistry of foreigners?
At his party’s by-election rally in Abaco this past weekend, Prime Minister Christie told Abaconians that unless they vote PLP, they should not expect to easily get what they are entitled to as Bahamians.