Topic: politics

4 years ago

National Anxiety Over VAT

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National Anxiety Over VAT

As national anxieties are being expressed about Value Added Tax (VAT) and our country faces uncertain times, I’ve decided to take a cursory glance at this hot button topic with a view to expanding the discussion from various angles.

4 years ago

Due Process Being Forsaken in The Bahamas?

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Over the years we’ve seen Summary Conviction clauses placed in legislation that gives the Government Minister responsible the power to be prosecutor, judge and jury over matters he/she might consider contrary to the act.

4 years ago

Political Scandals Have Led To Cynicism

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Political Scandals Have Led To Cynicism

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson told a leadership summit audience that political scandals across the world have led to cynicism, a lack of trust in politicians, and a yearning for the return of moral values in public life.

4 years ago

Wrong Day Marks New National Holiday

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Leave it to The Bahamas to have a grand ceremony to mark a new national holiday – January 10 – as Majority Rule Day when that was not the day that Majority Rule in The Bahamas was achieved by the PLP Party.

4 years ago

The Speaker Changes His Tune

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Yesterday, the Speaker of the House expunged Leslie Miller’s controversial comments about a private citizen from the Parliament’s record, something that should have been done from the start.

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