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Attorney General Carl Bethel.

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'Broad public consensus' for marital rape law

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel yesterday said there was broad public consensus for the drafted amendment to the Sexual Offences Act intended to criminalise marital rape, telling parliamentarians yesterday the matter was now before the government.Howeve

AG to address marital rape issue at press club panel

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel is slated to expound on the issue of marital rape at an upcoming panel hosted by the Bahamas Press Club 2014.

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AG hits back at UN presentation criticism

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel yesterday denied criticisms of his presentation at the United Nations last week, characterizing backlash as “knee-jerk commentary” to erroneous news reporting and commentary.

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Bethel insists death penalty to stay despite UN calls

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel yesterday informed the United Nations that The Bahamas has no immediate intention of abolishing the death penalty despite calls from scores of member states to formally end the practice.

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Full enactment of FOIA still some way off - Bethel

FULL implementation of the Freedom of Information Act is still out of reach as the government is actively seeking experts to help policymakers strike the right balance between restrictions and access.

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Rights change may go back 17 years

AMENDMENTS to the Bahamas Nationality Act to expand automatic citizenship rights for children of Bahamians may retroactively apply for up to 17 years, Attorney General Carl Bethel said yesterday.

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AG: Concerns in my office were never mentioned to me

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel said yesterday he was “surprised” to learn there were concerns in his office regarding salary increases and back pay when no one “including the prosecutor who raised the matter with the prime minister,” has “never once” m

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No timeline on disclosures action despite deadline

DESPITE the firm deadline it imposed following the May 10 general election to have all outstanding disclosures filed by June 30, the Minnis administration remains unable to give a clear timeline on when it expects to move forward with plans to prosec

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No decision yet on ministry to handle Freedom of Information

CABINET has not decided on which government ministry will have oversight of the Freedom of Information Act, according to Attorney General Carl Bethel, who confirmed yesterday that legislated protections for whistle-blowers have not been enacted yet.

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INSIGHT – The PLP Legacy: Crimes and Mistakes?

“IT IS worse than a crime—it is a mistake!” These were the words of alarm from the statesman Talleyrand after Emperor Napoleon ordered the summary execution of a popular rival in France.

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Bethel: Law will prevail in cases of misfeasance

ATTORNEY General Carl Bethel resolutely assured Bahamians that where facts and evidence align with the laws of the country, they could confidently expect that his full authority will be used to guarantee the director of public prosecutions ensures that the law prevails.


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