It has been almost three months since the brutal killing of British citizen Edgar George Dart in Grand Bahama and no arrests have been made, despite a $25,000 reward which was offered for information leading to the arrests of those responsible.
As Yogi Berra said, “It’s like deja-vu, all over again”, as the PLP gets set to repeat the mistakes of the drug-fueled 1980s, when they basically legalized criminality… and we are still suffering the consequences of that.
“Dire consequences” for the financial sector and the Bahamian economy could result from a perception among international agencies monitoring issues of money-laundering and terrorist financing that The Bahamas is being “lax” in its handling of web shops.
Former Assistant Commissioner of Police, Paul Thompson says there are far too many things that stand in the way of a trial starting and ending as early as it should, with the main problem being lawyers.
Andrew Allen highlights the obvious and insidious connection between the levels of violence in the Bahamas today and the ineptitude of a Judiciary that continues to release violent criminals to reoffend while on bail.
Atlantis President George Markantonis said the resort’s owners have expressed concern about the level of crime in the country and the impact various crime warnings could have on the industry.
The US Department of State’s annual Crime and Safety Report on the Bahamas has again warned Americans of the level of criminal activity against locals and tourists in this country.
The big-mouthed criminals known as the Numbers Mafia are choking on their own vomit this morning, as it is revealed that they owe the government over $700 million in past-due taxes.
If the justice system can be faulted for creating setbacks to the crime fight due to back logs, what sort of effect does similarly slow system of police tribunals have on the crime fight?