Murders increased by eight percent between January 1 and May 23, 2014, compared to the same period in 2013, according to The Nassau Guardian’s records.
The Bahamas: Headlines
Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damian Gomez yesterday tabled proposed amendments to the Juries Act, which aim to “improve the efficiency of criminal trials”.
In one of the stupidest things he said since he was caught with a prostitute in bis car at 3:00 in the morning
In an act that displayed a great deal of insensitivity and confirmed just how out of touch our political leaders are, MPs want a raise in pay and a new $50 million building to house their greed and incompetence.
As BahamasB2B suspected and reported several months ago. The National Security Agency (NSA) is indeed recording EVERY single cell phone call in The Bahamas and storing them for one month, according to material confirmed by Edward Snowden.
The fact is the more a country — especially a small developing country — seeks to avoid confronting such situations honestly, the more corrupt and backward it appears to the rest of the world.
Haiti’s Department of Health has confirmed at least 1,529 cases of the Chikungunya virus. With so much travel between Haiti and The Bahamas it is inevitable that this virus will spread like a wildfire soon.
Legal shenanigans have caused the sentencing of a man, who was unanimously convicted of a double murder, to be delayed by another five weeks.
Four men accused of rape allegedly intimidated the complainant and others to the extent that witnesses would show up for court and the rapists walked free… to rape again.