The Bahamas is in a sad state of affairs in terms of social decay and we are plagued with financial failure as we edge closer to the precipice of permanent despair.
Baark (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness) raised over $40,000 at their Havana Nights themed 5-year Anniversary Party on Saturday May 10th at The Humidor, Graycliff.
Police are still looking for the person who drove into three men as they walked along a Grand Bahama street early Saturday morning… then fled the scene.
Police statistics indicate that over a 13-year period, 2,746 children under the age of 16-years have been molested. And those are just the reported figures, the actual figures are estimated to be three times higher.
I always stress how critical it is not to allow any government to either prick your emotions or use the distress of social ills to get you to support them doing things they have no legal right to do.
A socially prominent woman could not hold back tears yesterday when recalling how she pleaded with God to save her from a gunman who raped her the night of an island-wide power outage.
Everyone in this country who wants to smoke marijuana already does so; the only thing we accomplish with our dictatorial stance is that we ruin the lives of hundreds of young men by throwing them in a cell for something that is no worse than drinking a beer.
Of late, there has been quite a bit of chatter about the appointment of North Andros principal Stephen Sands to his post, particularly in the wake of the revelation that he had been convicted of the manslaughter of his girlfriend in a domestic violence dispute more than 30 years ago.
Every Child Counts, a pioneering special needs school in Abaco which refuses to leave any child behind, has become the subject of an international documentary.