Court ruling forces Bimini Blue Coalition to discontinue battle to protect tiny island treasure from the scourge of unregulated development
As BahamasB2B suspected and reported several months ago. The National Security Agency (NSA) is indeed recording EVERY single cell phone call in The Bahamas and storing them for one month, according to material confirmed by Edward Snowden.
Four men accused of rape allegedly intimidated the complainant and others to the extent that witnesses would show up for court and the rapists walked free… to rape again.
Days after three Bahamian men, accused of the attempted murder of a Canadian tourist, were acquitted of the charges, the visitor to The Bahamas has issued a warning to others seeking to vacation in the country.
The injection of capital in the form of foreign direct investment, in the way we have welcomed it, may serve well as a last resort to boost economic activity, but as a long-term growth model it is worrisome.
Despite a mandatory 4-year jail sentence for possession of drugs, a Bahamian judge gave a conditional discharge to a woman who was in possession of marijuana and cocaine – because she had personal problems and was “going through some things”.
The Bahamas government must work to address discriminatory practices towards persons of Haitian descent who apply for regularisation, an official from the Haitian Embassy said recently.
The Bahamas government continues to work with Communist Cuba to stall the trial of the abusive guards who beat and tortured Cuban refugees at the Detention Centre.
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.