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.
The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) are launching a multi-year initiative that seeks to enhance anti-violence and crime prevention efforts in The Bahamas and the Caribbean at large.
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.
Despite being a hotbed for human trafficking, only one person in the history of The Bahamas has ever been convicted of the heinous crime and that person (a foreigner, of course) was never sentenced.
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.
Officers from abroad, working side by side with the country’s local policemen, and on exchange or for some indefinite period, most likely than not, could start swift relief and control of the crime situation in The Bahamas.
The head of the Clearing Banks Association said it is “difficult to anticipate” what the reaction of key international bodies and the United States will be to the government’s plan to regularize the web shops.