Archive | November, 2016

Opposition Briefed On Financial Services

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) and The Association of International Banks and Trust Companies (AIBT)  along with industry stakeholders today held a consultative session with The Official Opposition to review draft legislation for the implementation of the Common Reporting Standard(CRS) .   The Leader of The Opposition and his colleagues were informed as to […]

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Minnis Making Deals with the Devil

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday suggested that Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis is “courting” Baha Mar Developer Sarkis Izmirlian and former Minister of Foreign Affairs Minister Brent Symonette solely for financial gain.   Calling the pair a “Stop, Cancel and Review” team, Mr. Roberts said the FNM leader is […]

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More Bahamians Imprisoned Abroad

Based on the latest numbers compiled, there are just under 6,000 Bahamians currently incarcerated within The United States (U.S) between Federal, City and State prisons. There are just under 200 Bahamians locked up in US Federal prisons with four of them being women. Another 3,000 to 6,000 are behind bars in state and city prisons, […]

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What We Can Learn From Peter Nygard

By P.J. Malone Fashion mogul Peter Nygard is celebrating a major success this month. Peter Nygard and partner Dillard’s have officially sold their millionth pair of NYGARD SLIMS by Peter Nygard. According to the company’s press release, the NYGARD SLIMS entered the Dillard’s Stores in 2013 making selling their millionth pair a monumental accomplishment in […]

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Minister Responds to Black Friday Organizers

Minister of Education Science and Technology, Jerome Fitzgerald has responded to a letter drafted by the organizers of the “Black Friday We March,” which was addressed to the Office of the Prime minister on November 22. In a press statement, Minister Fitzgerald noted that he needed to set the record straight regarding two of the […]

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Is STB’s financial payoff worth the good name of The Bahamas?

By P.J. Malone  When you connect the dots, you cannot help but come to the conclusion that a foreign agent is using his millions through the Save The Bays organization toward seemingly subversive acts in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  Let’s connect the dots.  To begin with Save The Bays established itself as an environmental […]

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Woman Dies In Huge Fire

Residents of Current North Eleuthera found themselves battling an early morning fire, yesterday morning, which led to the gruesome discovery of a body burnt beyond recognition. According to police reports, shortly before 3:00 a.m., residents jumped into rescue mode as they attempted to extinguish a fire that engulfed a two- storey home before spreading to […]

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“It Is Driven By Crass Manipulation”

By P.J. Malone  It is not often that political actions induce Bahamians to shout “sedition!” But that is exactly the sentiment that is being expressed about the Save The Bays operatives’ latest escapade.  On a recent Love 97 Issues Of The Day radio show, the question of sedition was raised concerning the actions of the […]

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PM Addresses Black Friday Organizers

Prime Minister Perry Christie has responded to organizers of the Black Friday March by saying though his administration has achieved much in a short period of time, there is still much work to be done. The march, which is scheduled for today, plans to address a number of social ills in the country. In a […]

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Your Legal Entitlement Is In Danger

By P.J. Malone Remember? You have discovered and purchased a beautiful piece of peninsula on the most southwestern tip of an island in The Bahamas on which you built your dream home (see “The Clifton Review: The Genesis of The Battle of The Billionaires”). You access your property through the only roadway that leads to […]

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