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QC slams Blackbeard’s Cay’s ‘perverse conduct’

The Blackbeard’s Cay developer has been accused of “perverse conduct”, and exploiting the Bahamian legal system to prevent enforcement of a near three year-old ruling to shut down its $12 million project.

Food for thought

Kindly afford me space in your respected columns to comment on what seems a preferred, politically perverse and pervasive public lie relative to our inability to achieve some semblance of self-sufficiency in national food production.

East GB cruise port is ‘cart before the horse’

A well-known QC yesterday accused the Christie administration of “putting the cart before the horse” over the $200 million agreement for Carnival Cruise lines to develop a port in east Grand Bahama, arguing that the location was “perverse” given Freeport’s economy is “near death”.

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Rebel seven hit out at ‘absurd’ expulsion plan

THE seven “rebel” Free National Movement MPs who ousted Dr Hubert Minnis as leader of the official Opposition in Parliament have called plans to expel them from the party “absurd” and “perverse”.

Perverse and ignorant comments

Was the PLP’s Mall Renovation Estimate Inflated?

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Adderley disagrees with Dame Joan over Baha Mar

FORMER Court of Appeal judge Neville Adderley has disagreed with former Chief Justice Dame Joan Sawyer’s recent critique of the Supreme Court-sealed deal to open Baha Mar, further charging that only a “perverse mind” would interpret the court’s sealing of the documents as an attempt to protect a “secret deal” by the government.

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Rufa denied entry to country to attend court matters

FRED Smith, QC, yesterday criticised the Bahamas Immigration Department for refusing to allow his client, Canadian Bruno Rufa, entry to The Bahamas to attend scheduled legal matters in Nassau and Freeport.

Prayer rally against crime in Rawson Square

THE NATIONAL Student Christian Movement (SCM) will officially launch operation Cover Our Schools In Prayer with a “No Weapons Prayer Rally” at Rawson Square today from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Web shops urged to withhold due taxes

Web shops were yesterday urged to withhold all revenues currently due to the government, amid claims planned tax hikes were intended to wipe them out in favour of a national lottery.Philip Galanis, the former MP and senator, told Tribune Business he

EDITORIAL: Fred Mitchell urged to read ‘The Cocaine Wars’

INSTEAD of being ashamed of their ignorance and keeping their mouths firmly shut, the squabbling over the posthumous award of The Bahamas’ first National Heroes is continuing with Englerston MP Gladys Hanna-Martin claiming that to recognise the late Sir Roland Symonette, the longest serving member of parliament, with such a reward was “perverse”.

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Hanna Martin blasts flight fees story as 'fake news'

TRANSPORT and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday refuted assertions in a Tribune article that accused the Progressive Liberal Party of being responsible for the country’s loss of millions of dollars in overflight fees, charging that this newspaper is engaging in “fake news” and a “perverse misrepresentation of the facts”.

An omen? Really?

AN OMEN..... See this is part of our problem as a nation. In 2015, a national leader in our country is referring to a hurricane unbelievably as an omen and no one is correcting him or calling out this insanity!

'NAIL IN COFFIN' OF FREEPORT'S $70-$120M BOND ECONOMY

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor Bahamas Customs was yesterday accused of "putting another nail in the coffin of Freeport's" $70-$120 million bonded goods economy, a leading attorney describing the terms it was setting as a "bureaucratic perversi

'NAIL IN COFFIN' OF FREEPORT'S $70-$120M BOND ECONOMY

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor Bahamas Customs was yesterday accused of "putting another nail in the coffin of Freeport's" $70-$120 million bonded goods economy, a leading attorney describing the terms it was setting as a "bureaucratic perversi

'NAIL IN COFFIN' OF FREEPORT'S $70-$120M BOND ECONOMY

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor Bahamas Customs was yesterday accused of "putting another nail in the coffin of Freeport's" $70-$120 million bonded goods economy, a leading attorney describing the terms it was setting as a "bureaucratic perversi

'NAIL IN COFFIN' OF FREEPORT'S $70-$120M BOND ECONOMY

By NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor Bahamas Customs was yesterday accused of "putting another nail in the coffin of Freeport's" $70-$120 million bonded goods economy, a leading attorney describing the terms it was setting as a "bureaucratic perversi

Two bidders reach Baha Mar shortlist

Baha Mar’s receivers have shortlisted two groups, one with a Bahamian investor connection, as potential ‘preferred bidders’ for the $3.5 billion development, the Prime Minister said yesterday.

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Bahamas economic model ‘upside down’

The Bahamas’ has an “upside down” economic model that is the “complete reverse” of what exists in most progressive countries, a former attorney general has charged.

Concern about morals

DR Ranford Patterson, president of the Bahamas Christian Council, rightly spoke out concerning the sexual degradation and public debauchery that were defining marks of the government’s recently held carnival.

A Pointe-d error

Your readers don’t need me to elaborate on the storms of controversy swirling around the unfinished towers of Baha Mar and its Chinese bankers and contractors.