Prime Minister Christie recently expressed concerns about the damage an unregulated sector could do to the country’s reputation as a financial services jurisdiction, yet comments he made prior to the referendum remind us that he had always been cognizant of those concerns.
And so yet again we find ourselves facing another long, hot summer, with nothing more concrete standing between us and the threat of frequent blackouts than the word of a politician.
Virtually every campaign promise Mr Christie made has been broken and every initiative the PLP has launched has failed.
If police admitted that the seven unclassified deaths were indeed murders, the crime statistics would jump from 39 deaths for the year to 46, setting the pace for a new murder record for 2014.
Three people were murdered in the space of 48 hours last week. Where is the help and hope that was promised to the people by this PLP government?
Police found four bodies beneath a pile of burned tires, but in what appears to be an attempt to keep crime statistics down, they refuse to categorize the deaths as murder.
Just a few weeks ago, Paul McWeeney, Managing Director at Bank of The Bahamas, threatened to sue the PUNCH newspaper for reporting that the bank was in serious financial trouble. Turns out the paper was right.
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.
A Group of Canadian tourists took to international media to criticise the Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort over their “nightmare trip”.