Take off your political blinders and/or your hurt over the General Election for a moment and understand the following: many Bahamians probably don’t realize this, but…
Author Archives: Sharon Turner
When Customs currently applies its 1% processing fee to the total value of imports, is that inclusive of your imported items that are designated as duty free?
In all of this running on by some in government about “fairness for Bahamians in gaming”, the country must not forget that this government planned to deal very dirty with the numbers business if the Bahamian people had voted “yes” in January’s shambolic Gaming Poll.
Did anyone really pay attention to what the Prime Minister said recently when he announced a committee to plan for us to start having a festival that would be a knock-off copy of Carnival; the annual festival held by some of our Caribbean neighbors?
This is now November. Notice that you have not seen a single legislative move by the government regarding BEC, though the Prime Minister said the privatisation process would be completed by the end of this year.
How telling it was to read one of the national dailies carrying a report on Lyford Cay resident, expatriate Peter Nygard’s announcement about his reported plans for stem cell work in The Bahamas.
Government has borrowed over $1 billion in a year, yet the country’s key institutions are struggling due to “lack of funds” while Ministers are continuing to spend without report.
Leave it to The Bahamas to have a grand ceremony to mark a new national holiday – January 10 – as Majority Rule Day when that was not the day that Majority Rule in The Bahamas was achieved by the PLP Party.
Are the Gaming Board & government aware of reports about the new gaming partner for Paradise Island?