In all fairness Roc wid Doc should have done the same as Papa Ingraham being the decades experienced politician who knew the affairs he was now in charge and stopped and reviewed.Now Roc wid Doc not the decades seasoned politician as Papa Ingraham, expected certain tings to have already taken place ....and even has the evidence that this was so ,nevertheless and somehow could not bring matters to a standstill while the Bahamian citizens of Grand Bahamas suffer no food to eat, and join soup lines for sustenance...a learnable moment ....knowing a man will actually jump in the shark ocean to try and save his people.Kudos to the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas for being steadfast in his effoets to bring relief to long suffering Grand Bahamians.
Posted 22 March 2018, 11:46 a.m.
Supply and Demand
If you have a glut of cheap labour illegal or not, living under threat of deportation, inhuman slave conditions, children born but not yet 18 years to apply for citizenship getting FREE edication in govt schools, FREE clinic, depending on work permit legal or not for shelter food ,....and worker dependent on the employer as they cannot just switch the permit ....and surviving in one of the 11 shantytowns where conditions are basocally unlivable then you will expect your worker to work like superman, 10 hrs, plant 2 acres per hr, smiling yess sir, and wanting to do ...more to maintain themseleves.... until they get straightOn the other side os the Bahamian worker who lives paying light bill, water bill rent, fast food where the basic expenses warrant minimum wage...now in all fairness yo the Bahamian who do not want to pergorm such jobs as maids and gatdeners etc as is commonly stated...?.....well who in this world would to work under similar conditions as the aforementioned?until the kids are 18yrs...Now with similar maids jobs, handymen, landscapers available in the large multinational hotel chains following the laws, decent stanndards and livable wage standards there are no vacancies.Very few would not want to have productivity using slave labour...Bahamians should try going into some of these shantytowns and witness the inhuman conditions.?despite the fact the inhabitants come out nicely dressed for work
Posted 22 March 2018, 11:04 a.m.
When is The Minister of Immigration going to put photo id on the Public Notices for persons or governmemt placingg these notices in the papers requiring a response to persons on citizrndhip??? Knowing fully well you cannot identify someone without a picture, or obscure resodential address, or strange name espevially when most persons are only known by a nickname???
Posted 21 March 2018, 12:13 p.m.
..? ......$86,000,000.00.......as in 86 million dollars??.... bahamian people vat.....customs duties.....taxes.....business licence....gone on road contracts without the tendering process......well monkey oncle!!!!?!....."abuse of the tendering process" for road contracts accordong to Minister Desmond Bannister.Why didnt somebody say someting after the first few million.000,000...or even after 10 million......or even 25,000,000.00 given out dis way....why nobody say nuttin till after now............well muddoes dred!! .Mudda tek sic!!! ...people so broke scrappin catchin... hell, watteting down fire engine ta stretch it..an make it enough an plentiful to go round....an come to find out $86,000,000.00 taxpayer money... gone widout tendering..muddoes!....dead vex dred... .
Posted 21 March 2018, 11:02 a.m.
Never forgot the description, coming from a senior govt official, cut right to the point when describing the type of persons seeking and most in need of low cost govt housing. Strong advocate for women. RIP
Posted 20 March 2018, 7:35 p.m.
He is suffering from a mental disease and likely fails to understand reality etcetc.Such persons can be very normal on medication but the meds sometimes have an effect that they refuse to take it and thats when things go awry. Some persons may have exceptional strength and are difficult to calm down. There is great need in the Bahamas for more help and care for citizens suffering with this illness.Three years later....?
Posted 20 March 2018, 3:20 p.m.
The Prime Minister of the Bahamas is not only the Prime Minister of New Providence but of every rock, shoal, reef, cay, and island including Grand Bahama. There are tough decisions to be made and easy ones and when it comes to seeking the betterment of 40,000 Grand Bahamians, many of whom are struggling, joining soup lines watching their children hungry, hard earned assets plummet, homes repossessed.... and bring some relief to fellow Bahamians then the decision is an easy one. Bahamian saying 'when yinna na hav mammy, yinna hav to settle fer grammy'
Posted 20 March 2018, 1:49 p.m.
Yinna mussey jokin...more tax?? ..?.if yinna cant account fer all da wastage of present taxpayer VAT an all da taxes done collected....Resolve...BoB BPL- well da bank fella did get chatge wid dem account,....w&S..people gettin millions in contracts...without law procedure followed........an nobody gone Foxhill jail yet....bey yall mussey plain crazy ...yuk up people vexation dis blessed day..talking fool bout more taxes..people strugglin..catchin hell callin it good time...suk teet
Posted 20 March 2018, 1:13 p.m.
....spending taxpayer money $18,300,000.00 on a project budgeted for $9,600.000.00 Gladstone Road Waste Water Treatment Plant that isnt yet finished ...and noone yet seems to accountable .?... and the taxpayers will have to pay for it....??....and plenty Bahamians depending weekly on food handouts, ....thousands laid off....moddoes dred, ......an Dr Sands needin hospital beds, ventilators, hospital equipment, wards to to fixed, nurses to be hired.,morgue fer Cat Island.....mudda tek sic dred...well monkey big toe 18.3million...!!
Posted 20 March 2018, 12:51 p.m.
The logistics of rehousing 10,000 shanty town migrants is not as simple without severe disruption to Abaco and even the rest of the nation.One of the main purposes in terms of illegal housing need to find lawful housing units with water, legally built toilets and proper electricity.Children who never attended schools need schools to attend. The aged, infirm ill physical and mentally challenged from the shanties need housing.Can the present food merchants increase inventory to cater to increase legal housed population and the buyers pay increased prices now including licence fees and overhead? New increase in legal electricity demand, can they all afford it?Where will previous low cost renters be able to afford rent for legally built housing units likely to rapidly increase in rent also disturbing current legal bona fide Bahamian rentors.Guarranteed that some of the 10,000 illegal shanty town dwellers will seek to find other hidden areas to start anew. Perhaps some might even take to the seas.While the need to eliminate the shanties is critical for the residents it should be even moreso in terms of enforcing Bahamian rules and regulations and national security. The Bahamian Prime Minister of the sovereign nation ,The Commonwealth of the Bahamas has already given the deadline, now past.The authorities need a well coordinated plan and at this stage need to ask the Haitian govt to send the planes or boats to assist to repatriate their citizens ......
Posted 19 March 2018, 7:38 p.m.
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