“The key to good government is good people in government. Government is like an omelet; it is only as good as the eggs. If you got rotten eggs, you got a rotten omelet. I don’t care how much you pray over that.”
The Bahamas: Headlines
Many of those who make laws are in fact lawbreakers themselves. Their flagrant disregard for the law often goes unreported and unchallenged.
Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, the PLP shows you they can be even more corrupt than you ever imagined.
Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday said the government should call a general election if it planned to go against the January 2013 referendum on web shops.
With more than $550 million in Real Property Taxes outstanding, Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash urged the government to correct its tax collection system before imposing VAT on Bahamians.
From Handle’s Haus, an interesting theory of the war on drugs: But there is a much deeper and more sinister aspect to the drug issue that is both very complex and very dangerous to discuss openly.
It is unbelievable (and shows true incompetence) that with only four months to go, the government is still figuring out the rules for VAT and has not tabled the final bill yet.
Police abuse, detainee abuse and witness intimidation were once again listed as serious human rights issues in The Bahamas, according to a newly released human rights report from the US State Department.
The Bahamas Bar Association needs to institute a better system of informing the public of the punishments it orders against lawyers – especially when disbarment is ordered.