Reports of child abuse grew by about 18 percent last year compared to 2012, according to statistics released by the Department of Social Services yesterday.
The Bahamas: Headlines
The short documentary that was released this week, illustrates the vast amount of trash produced in New Providence, the poor management of the city dump and the consequences of this on the environment and health.
The National Security Agency has built a surveillance system capable of recording “100 percent” of a foreign country’s telephone calls, enabling the agency to rewind and review conversations as long as a month after they take place.
National Overseer of the Church of God of Prophecy Bishop Franklin Ferguson warned yesterday that the country is in danger of becoming the “Wild, Wild West” if the crime rate continues to increase.
The Bahamas Crisis Centre has rejected the $1,000 donation Tall Pines MP Leslie Miller offered amidst the controversy surrounding his comments in the House of Assembly that he used to beat an ex-girlfriend.
How can the prime minister expect the government to be successful in prosecutions before the revenue court when he has already sent the message in the House of Assembly that it is okay not to pay taxes for more than 20 years?
Experts say that it would have been impossible to capture and smuggle iguanas out of The Bahamas without the help of corrupt Bahamians.
Bowing to public pressure, the government has abandoned plans to introduce value-added tax (VAT) at 15 percent, and is looking at a lower rate and may also push back the implementation date, beyond July 1st.
It seems every week there is another ‘drowning’ at Potter’s Cay… making one wonder if there is more to these incidents than meets the eye.