A new sidewalk system in Cable Beach was specifically engineered with indented bus stops. The sidewalk angles in with ample room for jitneys to pull in. Guess what? The jitneys still stop in the middle of the road right in front of the bus stop and don't use the indentation. Unbelievable.
Posted 27 May 2019, 8:51 a.m.
The Nassau market is completely inflated! 450K are you kidding me. Without outside markets investing, these properties would be worth 150K. Just look at the Dominican Republic realestate market for reasonably priced dwellings. The Bahamas realestate market is one big bubble! Unsustainable and rediculously priced for Air BNB investors.
Posted 17 May 2019, 8:11 p.m.
Yet still no Freedom of Information Act or Campaign Finance Reform Act.
Posted 13 May 2019, 4:31 p.m.
That would be me. Respect for your effort. The real difficulty with your theory is ensuring that we double our population with "productive" citizens and not criminal-class leachers. You also have miscalculated how important it is to our black leaders that they never lose their black majority. They would rather a million Haitians for every white foreigner, if only to ensure they will always have a black majority and black ownership of the government and its treasury.
Posted 14 April 2019, 11:29 p.m.
Agreed. What about oil drilling? We were promised a referendum on that too!
Posted 12 April 2019, 11:02 p.m.
How can we even tell who is a real Bahamian anymore? Our public schools may have 100% Haitian students, and we don't even know! 90% of out tax dollars could be going to Haitians, and we would be none the wiser.
Posted 12 April 2019, 9:11 p.m.
So many investments ruined by Canadian banks not letting legit Bahamian borrowers access capital. What a travesty! The property would now be worth twice the value. Generations of Bahamian middle-class wealth are being eroded and ruined and nobody is standing up for us. Yet, we read about American borrowers getting zero interest loans to buy properties. We are not magicians! We cannot grow the economy without capital! We are all grouped with the "deadbeat" Bahamians with bad debts. So unfair!
Posted 12 April 2019, 8:49 p.m.
If you have evidence of this, please ensure that it comes out for the benefit of Bahamians. He should be forced to disclose any third party interests as a matter of process. He takes everything so personally!!! Doesn't he realize that we care about The Bahamas completely and have nothing against him as a person. We would very happily not speak to him ever again, but this is our country!
Posted 12 April 2019, 7:02 p.m.
I went through the same thing. Never missed a mortgage payment on my first home -- perfect customer. At first they gave me the green light, so I paid $500 for a property appraisal etc. I met with the bank multiple times. They assured me everything was great. I had 45K cash to put down on the inexpensive property (it was a little over 200K). Then, bam, they informed me that they can't lend for a second home, because I was self employed. I needed a letter from my employer for "Canada" to approve the deal. I asked them why they couldn't tell me that in the first place. Terrible experience!!! I realized that unless you are rich and don't need the money, they won't lend to you!!!!
Posted 12 April 2019, 6:36 p.m.
I simply can't understand this point: If this man has given up his sallary in representing the Government as lead negotiator for WTO accesion, what motivates him to denegrate WTO opponents and put everything on the line to defend WTO? In my opinion, it makes no logical sense from a capitalist perspective. What drives his loyalty to WTO over his intelligent Bahamian colleagues? Who would do all that he has done for free?
Posted 12 April 2019, 5:29 p.m.
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