The ball of responsibility is about to go down the hill for the PLP administration, with three months remaining before the July 1 VAT deadline. It will be the organization’s first official “baptism of fire” in its 60 year history.
With so many prominent Bahamians involved in human trafficking, it is almost a joke to see the Bahamas government prosecuting a lone foreigner for the purpose of appeasing the U.S.and the United Nations.
The United States Embassy has again warned Americans that The Bahamas is an unsafe destination, also revealing an attempted armour car robbery on Cable Breach that the Bahamas police “forgot” to report to the media.
If we have politicians, who do not pay their taxes, pontificating day after day about the Bahamian people needing to pay more – berating us for negligence – we have a right to know who they are and what they owe.
We know that Prime Minister Christie’s speeches often sound good. But when all is said and done, more is often said than done.
A murder and attempted murder trial against three defendants came to an abrupt end yesterday when the attorney general entered another nolle prosequi.
Today, still under the PLP, the interests of a few numbers men seem more urgent than the rights, needs and protection of tens of thousands of Bahamian women.
The short documentary that was released this week, illustrates the vast amount of trash produced in New Providence, the poor management of the city dump and the consequences of this on the environment and health.
It is now time for society to heal itself and demand higher standards. If not, crime will continue to grow apace – and society can only look to itself to find the culprit.