While in opposition, Perry Christie blamed crime on poor governance… what’s his reasoning now?
Is it possible that over the last 25 years we have collectively (as an entire country) looked in all the wrong places for solutions to the crime problem?
In the first few days of a new year we remain shell-shocked, angry, numb and panicked by the frenzy of blood from which we staggered out of 2013. These feelings are seething, snowballing towards an ever-mounting rage.
The lawlessness just goes on and on and on, with people killing people and being killed by other people, while the corrupt and incompetent government issues more press releases about how they are going to “wage a war against crime”.
New Providence is rapidly deteriorating into a crime-plagued, filthy and populous township where the spiraling rate of violent crime appears to be only comparable to a pandemic for which there seems to be no wave of immunisation.
There have been at least two reported gang rapes in eastern New Providence recently, but police are denying any knowledge of the incidents.
Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident that has left a 3 year old boy dead and a 26 year old woman detained in hospital on Wednesday 11th December 2013.
Tribune editorial says regardless of what the politicians would like us to believe, crime has never been this bad in The Bahamas, and editor calls for true national unity to defeat crime.
Police want the public to help them crack a major fraud ring believed to have fleeced thousands of dollars from a prominent financial institution.