WOMEN’S Month is almost upon us – and with it International Women’s Day on March 8.
THE sight of dogs roaming our streets is a familiar one to us. For Bahamians, we have long been used to seeing potcakes – and other breeds – travelling alone or in packs around our islands. Just because it is familiar does not make it right.
GLOBAL pressure has told – The Bahamas is going to comply with an international push to charge a corporate income tax of 15 percent.
“Justice is served.” That was the cry of a mother as a jury at Coroner’s Court ruled that a police shooting was homicide by manslaughter.
A REMARKABLE event took place last week – two nights of ballet to add to the Bahamian social calendar.
TOURISM Minister Chester Cooper was on the offensive yesterday – and given the recent spat over media coverage of murders made for interesting listening.
THE response to the recent spike in murders has seen a particular trend – with a greater emphasis on police action balanced against the question of human rights.
“Are we about hiding the truth?” Not our words but those of Philip “Brave” Davis. Not today, but back in 2012, when he was in Opposition.
RECENTLY in this column, we talked about the ease of doing business – or lack thereof – in The Bahamas.
THE Minister of National Security must think we are fools.
THERE is a problem that besets many in our nation that we sadly too often turn a blind eye to – the issue of homelessness.
WHEN the current administration launched its anti-crime plan in response to the wave of killings that marked the start of this year, FNM chairman Dr Duane Sands described it as a “glossy brochure”.
ONE of the common frustrations with government is the feeling that as a whole it does not listen.
THERE are serious matters to be considered after the FNM complained of collusion between PLP operatives and the police.
IF there is one phrase that The Bahamas continues to fail to live up to, it is “ease of doing business”.