What kind of tricks is Judge Jon Isaacs up to by granting bail to a man who is wanted on numerous charges and has escaped police custody several times.
The annual drug report prepared by the United States government suggested the Bahamas reform the criminal justice system in this country and establish laws against organised crime.
Drug kingpin Melvin Maycock Sr has eluded prosecution and extradition for years, despite compelling evidence that shows his involvement as a major player in the illegal drug business.
A fishing vessel, smuggling 24 Haitians and about $43,000 worth of drugs, was apprehended off of Great Inagua. Cocaine and marijuana trafficking throughout The Bahamas is an ongoing concern of the international community.
In a classic bit of Bahamian irony, drug thug lawyer and PLP deputy leader Brave Davis says FNM MP Charles Maynard is unfit for Parliament.
It is a special place: Hot, dry, swept by strong winds, plenty of bone-fishermen, tax-evaders and a few renowned drug dealers – in the 1980s Prime Minister Lynden Pindling was alleged to have received more than $57 million in drug money.
Drug attorney Phillip Davis likes to be called “Brave”, but it is actually bravado, bluster and bombast that more aptly describes the PLP Deputy Leader.
Personnel in law enforcement and related areas completed a two-day training seminar on how to fight the threat of human trafficking to and from The Bahamas and the region.
A US judge is expected to rule on whether the two new drug charges against Jamaican Reggae artiste Buju Banton will be dropped.