Calm down. There’s no impending doom for Britain. They are self-sufficient. They will rise again if they should fall at all, because they make sure they can do that.
MOTORISTS - school is out!
THE 12 English-speaking independent countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have, at the most, two years to formulate a plan for dealing with the serious consequences of the British exit (‘Brexit’) from the European Union (EU).
THE word of the week, my friend, appears to be ‘payback’: Prime Minister Christie lamented on it, Bran McCartney endorsed it and ‘Butler and Sands’ prepared for it.
It is clear that something funky has been going down at Bahamasair, given the government’s rogue - almost dictatorial and sneaky - advancing of $30m to the airline to purchase its new fleet from the French company Avions de Transport Régional (ATR) at a price tag of $100m to replace its aging Dash-8 300 fleet.
If sip-sip is anything to go by, the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is in turmoil as it prepares for the 2017 general election, severely wounded by the recent referendum debacle.
Stay or go? Peter Young examines how the UK’s place in Europe is in the balance before tomorrow’s referendum
Loretta Butler-Turner and Duane Sands are the Free National Movement’s (FNM) latest treat.
I NOTED the statement by the head of the Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance calling for the sinking of unauthorised vessels caught fishing in Bahamian waters. The Alliance made some very valid points.
The 46th General Assembly of the Organisation of American States (OAS) was not a successful event.
I’ve been keeping a close eye on politics in this country for a good 20 years.
The Complaints and Corruption Branch/Unit (CCU) of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) should be disbanded and replaced by a Police Complaints Authority.
In the newspaper last week, I saw a group of holy men - sitting behind a big table, lined off in front a firing squad of news cameras - proudly heralding victory against a sinister and powerful agenda, the purpose of which was to forever alter our way of life in The Bahamas. I guess we should say “Thank you?”
Politics has been the driving force of the Bahamas’ economic development from its quest for independence back in the 1960s.
“My name was not on the ballot in this vote, right, it was voting for four questions.” - Prime Minister Perry Christie