Like many actions taken and statements made by the PLP in the tumultuous general election campaign, the unwise decision to advertise the country’s murder count has come back to haunt the Christie administration.
Around 8pm on Saturday, three men armed with a handgun forced their way into a room of a small hotel located on the island, where they robbed three men and two women of an undetermined amount of cash and jewellery before fleeing on foot.
It’s easy to become a millionaire when you are engaging in illegal activities. It doesn’t take any brains at all. This is proven by gangster Craig Flowers’ warped perspective on the failed gambling referendum.
Over and over again, the media casts our crime problem in a broad, amorphous context, instead of focusing society’s attention on where it belongs: the courts.
Another visitor to The Bahamas has been brutally murdered in a home invasion in Grand Bahama, which is fast becoming as uncivilised and unsafe as Nassau.
Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis says crime is “smothering” the nation despite Prime Minister Perry Christie’s repeated statements that his government will arrest the problem.
Police found four bodies beneath a pile of burned tires, but in what appears to be an attempt to keep crime statistics down, they refuse to categorize the deaths as murder.
An accomplice of the illegal numbers racketeers admits that web shop kingpins have issued over $100 million in illegal mortgages, jeopardizing the commercial banking industry.
Bernard Nottage’s morals and ethics seem to be so out of whack, it makes one wonder if he shouldn’t resign and get out of politics altogether.