The Privy Council’s recent ruling against the death penalty for Maxo Tido tells criminals ‘you can get away with your next crime,’ according to Bishop Simeon Hall, who chaired the government-appointed National Advisory Council on Crime.
Prosecutors dropped charges yesterday against two civil servants accused of defrauding the government after a judge refused an adjournment when the prosecution failed to produce their witnesses.
One can only wonder if the daughter of one of these pompous law lords had been brutally murdered, if they would have upheld the death sentence.
Self-proclaimed “businessman” Mark Finlayson has announced that his attempt to aquire Robin Hood’s food business has been terminated.
The ‘secret’ cables only serve to confirm what most Bahamians already know; Perry Christie is indecisive, most Bahamian judges are incompetent and Hubert Ingraham was confident the FNM would win the 2007 elections..
The Department of Education has reinstated certain officials who were removed after theft and corruption allegations. One has even been promoted in what sources are calling a “cover up”.
A 38-year-old career criminal was acquitted of the rape of a 17-year-old girl yesterday in Justice Vera Watkins’ courtroom.
Justice Jon Isaacs has acquitted the man “allegedly” responsible for the house fire that killed four people in 2009.
With contractors knocking out the cable fiber optic line for residents of Cable Beach and dump trucks recklessly speeding down Bay Street, Baha Mar isn’t winning any friends among locals.