A Jamaican woman alleges that she was abducted and raped by a senior immigration officer in The Bahamas earlier this week. It will be interesting to see how Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell dismisses this latest scandal in his department.
Whether Bahamians will ever come together and make a bold statement about their country outside of a General Election remains to be seen.
The decision to reappoint former embattled College of The Bahamas (COB) President Dr. Rodney Smith to the top post of the future University of The Bahamas will “come back to haunt the college”, according to Dr. Roger Brown, a former COB registrar.
For the last two weeks, I’ve been researching the local pharmaceutical industry, particularly after reading a report about an alleged counterfeit drugs scheme involving a pharmacy in Freeport…
Over a quarter million people on New Providence Island were thrown back into the Stone Age Thursday night. Plunged into darkness in sweltering heat because the Bahamas Electricity Corporation, once again, failed to keep the power on.
Prime Minister Christie recently expressed concerns about the damage an unregulated sector could do to the country’s reputation as a financial services jurisdiction, yet comments he made prior to the referendum remind us that he had always been cognizant of those concerns.
The revelation on the Millers’ outstanding BEC bill came not long after Miller accused BEC union leaders of being “blood suckers” who are only worried about filling their pockets, even if it comes at the cost of the Bahamian people.
The outrage that erupted over the revelation by local dailies last week that Dame Marguerite Pindling owed more than $300,000 in real property taxes was not surprising.
Nobody doubts that the PLP now, like the PLP then, does indeed “love the poor”. The fear of some of us, however, is that they love them just the way they are.