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Alex_Charles says...

maybe if the former administration wasn't absolute garbage we wouldn't be here aye?

On 'Act of cruelty' if govt ignored Grand Lucayan

Posted 24 September 2018, 1:08 p.m. Suggest removal

Alex_Charles says...

This was probably in place before they gained office. I saw no mention of this construction in their budget.

Alex_Charles says...

I don't see what the big deal is. Welcome to what the first world has always had in place. This seems more common sense than anything.

Alex_Charles says...

Do a deal where local community gets training (for free), Disney is to work on technology/skill sharing with the University of the Bahamas AND Disney should add to the power grid of Eleuthera. Also, VAT should be charged at the POS. We need to end the practice of exempting tourists at the border. If more people pay into it, then the more government revenue and the increased likelihood that we can decrease the current 12% tax rate.

Other than that, I see no problem with this project, unless they conduct themselves similar to the PRC.

On INSIGHT: Disney’s plan ‘no cause for alarm’

Posted 24 September 2018, 12:53 p.m. Suggest removal

Alex_Charles says...

Can we the tax payers ever catch a break?

On GRAND PLAN

Posted 21 September 2018, 4:19 p.m. Suggest removal

Alex_Charles says...

We are putting up the money with inflated bills. BPL still has a titanic's amount of debt that must be paid as well.

Alex_Charles says...

Nationalize a majority of shares in the port and put it up for sale.

Alex_Charles says...

This is a good article, but it means nothing when talking about the civil service or other places of employment where problematic employees have tenure (which fanatical unions).

The fact that government ministries usually shut down half day on Fridays or right before a holiday should tell you something.

The Bahamas has a 3 party system. The PLP, the FNM and the Civil Service.

On Only trim the tree for valid reasons

Posted 21 September 2018, 4:13 p.m. Suggest removal

Alex_Charles says...

High density housing can and eventually will have to work. but it requires more than simply zoning. electrical grid needs to be fixed, roads need to be expanded, public housing must be considered, proper and heavily regulated public transport must be brought forth and tax structures absolutely must change.

Zoning must come with infrastructure, which comes with costs, which are covered by taxes which must be changed.

Alex_Charles says...

Considering that the Chequers deal was flat out rejected, it's clear that the UK's government is just as clueless as ours. Boris and Nigel ran a good game on you guys.