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September 30, 2013
Governance and the small things

When we elect governments we all hope for transformative change. We hope that longstanding and deeply entrenched problems will be met with solutions.
While we dream of tax reform that lessens the burden on the people, and education reform that helps lift the standards of achievement of our struggling students, the day-to-day small things of governance are what we encounter most.
We want our garba...

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September 23, 2013
A failed state or what

Dear Editor,
Ordinarily, a nation which is referred to as a failed state is one which is confronted by societal, economic and cultural problems which it seems incapable of offering real solutions to.
The Bahamas today is fast approaching that situation but I am of the very strong view that the PLP and some of its leaders are about to arrest and devoid that perception. Yes, the PLP got off to a ver...

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Govt achieves 50 percent savings through waste outsourcing
September 16, 2013
Govt achieves 50 percent savings through waste outsourcing

Two leading disposal companies are welcoming the government's decision to outsource garbage collection in New Providence, claiming that it allows for competitiveness and the economic pie to be shared more widely...

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September 13, 2013
The power of now

The Free National Movement (FNM) is in a good position to exploit the apparent mistakes, gaffes and ineptness of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). But does it realize this? ...

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Garbage contractors 'to be fired if they don't perform'
September 11, 2013
Garbage contractors 'to be fired if they don't perform'

THE private contractors hired by the government to collect garbage will be terminated if they are not performing as expected, Environment and Housing Minsiter Kenred Dorsett said yesterday...

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September 12, 2013
Garbage collectors 'will be fired if they are not doing their job properly'

THE private contractors hired by the government to collect garbage will be terminated if they are not performing as expected, Environment and Housing Minsiter Kenred Dorsett said yesterday...

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FNM leader urges hangings
September 04, 2013
FNM leader urges hangings

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday urged the government to get serious about the country's crime problem by having small laws enforced and "hanging" criminals. Minnis spoke out after three men and a woman were killed in separate shootings between Friday and Monday...

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July 15, 2013
Changing our immigration system

The long awaited and much anticipated report by the Ministry of Housing and the Environment has now been released into the public domain for discussion and, hopefully, sensible action.

The report really told us nothing that we did not know already. The minister and his staff are simply running for political cover and seeking to appear to be erudite, proactive and solution orientated. The minist...

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May 13, 2013
In plain sight

Tucked in between legitimate thriving communities on New Providence and elsewhere in The Bahamas is a growing threat to the Bahamian way of life.
Over the last few decades they have developed in plain sight with many hundreds of occupants who reside illegally and for the most part without any sustained crackdown from authorities.
They have developed their own commercial operations, have little to ...

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May 13, 2013
Getting serious about shanty towns

As we have repeatedly pointed out, shanty towns are a major problem in The Bahamas.
In 2009, then Minister of State for Immigration Branville McCartney said that 37 shanty towns had been identified in New Providence alone.
The government has commissioned various studies on the shanty town problem.
The most recent report on shanty towns obtained by The Nassau Guardian was completed a few weeks ago ...

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