Confusion is mounting on the proposed gambling referendum, which could be dead on arrival (DOA).
Seventh-day Adventist pastor Dr. Leonard Johnson has questioned the need for the government’s consultancy with a UK firm on the issue of how to set up a national lottery.
The referendum on numbers and/or lottery seems being approached totally backwards and will not be in compliance with The Constitution.
A group of church leaders in The Bahamas met yesterday to kick off a campaign intended to persuade Bahamians to vote ‘no’ on the upcoming gambling referendum.
Island Luck web shop officials donated $250,000 in allegedly illegal funds for students to attend Success Training College. Wonder if ‘Ninety’ Knowles would still have been extradited if he had done the same thing.
Mr Christie’s hypocrisy in dismissing women’s rights and pushing through a gambling referendum is unforgiveable.
How is it that political parties can acknowledge they have accepted money from “numbers house” owners and there seems to be very little or no public/religious expression of revulsion and disgrace?
Prime Minister Perry Christie wants to satisfy the numbers bosses by pushing through an unneccessary referendum on gambling, while putting equal rights for Bahamian women on the back burner.
Prime Minister Perry Christie was elected on promises about fixing the country’s main social problems: crime and education. Any solutions for these deep-seated dilemmas will be long-term, and changes will only appear incrementally.