Judges from the Appeal Court chip away at the moral fabric of society and continue to backlog the courts by ordering re-sentencing and allowing unnecessary appeals that waste court time.
The Bahamas: Headlines
The U.S. Congress, through its passage of the 2000 Trafficking Victims Protection Act, as amended (TVPA), requires the Secretary of State to submit an annual Report to Congress.
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.
At least eight government ministers have not filed their public disclosures for this year, according to their own admissions. This means they have violated the law and should be arrested.
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.
Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said Members of Parliament who have failed to comply with the law and make their financial disclosures should be arrested.
International report says that the attractiveness of The Bahamas as a tourist destination could deteriorate, threatening the islands’ medium-term growth outlook.
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.
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.