"...and get them in a programme, it would help but the government has to invest in mental health intervention for sex offenders and they haven’t done that and that’s something we’ve been asking for for 30 years."
Madam, ive been following you in the papers for many years. I dont know how you function in a society like this which truly does not want change and real solutions. You would think they would be willing to listen to you, the expert, after they've failed for 29 years especially to prevent rapes and molestations which severely harm the futures of both children and adults.
But, no. The same old drumbeat continues. Make a register, lock em up. That's all society knows. The same old stuck record for thousands of years. Our world has new technology and old sociology... very old sociology.
Posted 25 June 2019, 7:54 a.m.
So owning a mansion in the Bahamas, gives you no benefits whatsoever? You cant even have a party once a year? People are used to being in fear of their lives on a daily basis at any point in Nassau - from gunshots. At least here you will know the date and time. Stay off the street that night. Wow. Some of you people seem like you just want to crawl up inside a church and die. Live while you are alive. Jesus lived as a man while he was among us (but those parts of the Bible were excluded from the chosen 66 books). Oh well. It doesn't really matter Death awaits us all.
Posted 23 June 2019, 8:27 p.m.
Listen. The BGCSE is SCALED to be a D average. They are not publicising that they have an extra grade in there (e). a b c d e f (g/u)so d is in the middle. So average on normal distribution graph gets D.If they used same as in USA then our students would average at C.This is done specifically to disqualify many Bahamians from attending college in usa and canada so that the hotels have enough maids and waitresses and janitors.Now Minnis is trying to allow these students to enter into a better place of learning where they receive and education. But yall have been taught for so long that the only thing a Bahamian should receive free is a political party t-shirt - that this act of statesmanship just doesnt compute in your brains.Very sad.
Posted 23 June 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Sounds like he really cares about people and takes the overall welfare of students to heart. A good man. Government will surely fire him. He should start working on updating his resume.
Posted 22 June 2019, 6:14 p.m.
Guess we finally found something we disagree on DDK. I think it is a very good thing. Bahamians getting an education that they cannot afford. Giving them a competitive edge to get some good jobs for a change. Unless someone can show evidence that there is a high percentage of Haitians in attendance at UB, or that the majority of students receiving these free tuition packages are from families that are FNM - then I see nothing wrong with it. Too many times Bahamians get the short end of the stick. This time, finally, they are getting something back for their VAT. Bear in mind that it is not just the students that are benefiting, but you and me are too - because these Bahamians will become good members of the workforce with good paying jobs and spend money here, helping the economy. Money circulating here, instead of being wired out.
Posted 22 June 2019, 4:08 p.m.
It's only $19M. Small money bro. At least bahamians are getting it THIS time.
Posted 22 June 2019, 12:01 p.m.
I support this move 100% and am saddened by the comments of my colleagues on here. for once we see the government doing something to help the average Bahamian. This must be supported. It will give us a better educated population. When i say better, i mean better. Maybe not exemplary. It almost seems like it's against the law to help Bahamians in this country.K.P. please keep up the good work in this regard.
Posted 22 June 2019, 7:43 a.m.
First Transport. Now Soc Serv. Interesting plan, to say the least.
Posted 20 June 2019, 11:12 p.m.
Oh really? What then can we expect as Bahamian citizens ... fresh air?
Posted 19 June 2019, 11:22 p.m.
Good point except they flagrantly admitted they did not advertise locally but only in the Fiji Marine Magazine subsection on shark diets. They could have done better to inform.
Posted 19 June 2019, 11:21 p.m.
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