Wednesday, April 2 was observed globally as Autism Awareness Day and for the second consecutive year the United States Embassy partnered with the Resources and Education for AUTISM and Related Challenges (REACH) for the “Light it Up Blue” ceremony, to officially observe the occasion in Rawson Square, downtown, Nassau.
In November, 2013 the Bahamas Humane Society responded to a desperate plea for help from the owner of 47 cats who was about to be evicted unless she removed them immediately. Now the BHS is making its own plea for your help in finding them homes.
Some politicians when confronted over their inappropriate and oftentimes brute behavior seek to attack the media for exposing their actions while attempting to justify that which many are frowning upon.
“If there is a discrepancy and the U.S. Embassy or one of its agents would report something that was not reported locally [by police] then we have to ask why or how did that happen.”
There is no amount of legislated public policy that can stem the instances of chronic lawlessness, social deterioration and corruption that we are now facing.
The United States Embassy has again warned Americans that The Bahamas is an unsafe destination, also revealing an attempted armour car robbery on Cable Breach that the Bahamas police “forgot” to report to the media.
Reports of child abuse grew by about 18 percent last year compared to 2012, according to statistics released by the Department of Social Services yesterday.
The current back and forth with Pastor Myles Munroe and Foreign Minister Fred Mitchell is a clear display that those who speak of equality and human rights are very intolerant when it comes to “looking at what the public is seeing”.
Our letter of permission from the Cabinet Office – copied to commissioner of police and permanent secretary of the Ministry of Works & Urban Development – was ignored and, eventually, we were instructed to shut it down.