The Bahamas: Headlines

5 years ago

Chairman Miller Owes BEC Over $200,000

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Chairman Miller Owes BEC Over $200,000

In one of the most outrageous incidents of a politician’s hypocrisy, it has been discovered that BEC Chairman Leslie Miller, who rails against hotels and businesses who owe BEC money, owes over $200,000 to the corporation himself.

5 years ago

Roker Stands By Comment That Christie Should Resign

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Roker Stands By Comment That Christie Should Resign

Prime Minister Perry Christie has thus far failed to show strong leadership and no amount of skirting around the core issues at hand will change that fact, according to former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Minister A. Loftus Roker.

5 years ago

Crime and Child Abuse: Taking a Look in the Mirror

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Crime and Child Abuse: Taking a Look in the Mirror

Between 2000 and 2013, more than 2,700 children reported being sexually abused in The Bahamas. The figure is nearly double the number of reported adult rape victims, and does not account for the many who were likely too afraid to report.

5 years ago

PLP MP Questions Projected Web Shop Revenue

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PLP MP Questions Projected Web Shop Revenue

The government’s projected revenue forecast of $12 million from taxing web shops only plays into the narrative that it is paying back web shop bosses, Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins said yesterday.

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