The gala casino fundraiser “Pandora’s Box – Part Deux” brought in more than $500,000, organisers announced. The event, held last…
Astoundingly, we refuse to deal with the root causes of many of our social and economic problems here in the Bahamas and, frankly, those root causes are poor parenting, waste, inefficiency, greed and corruption.
This year’s mass spay and neuter project, Operation Potcake, is set for February 4-6 in communities around New Providence.
This is almost funny. How can the Bahamas create a dispute resolution center when corruption is so rampant in every area of society? It is not arbitration when one can bribe people to obtain the results they seek.
Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin said Bahamians cannot continue to “bury their heads in the sand” when it comes to reporting domestic violence as the country’s crime problems will not be solved until the problem of domestic violence is solved.
“We just need to be ourselves, ‘be who you is and not who you ain’t, cos if you ain’t who you is, you is who you ain’t’,” said Pam Burnside of Doongalik Studios.
It is not surprising, given all of this, that the Bahamas has one of the highest sexual assault rates in the region.
This obvious deficit of ideas on how to tackle the scourge of crime, which is destroying our nation, goes to the highest level of government.
A recent government study of crime locations has revealed that, historically, the two most crime-riddled areas in New Providence are the constituencies of both National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage and Prime Minister Christie.