Comment history

bogart says...

Mr. Grey ought to know dat during his administrations last go ....the ppre taxpayers paid heavily as it was replete with construction disasters.....running in the hundreds of millions of dollars to pore sufferin xmall man taxpayers....projects costing more than original price....some projects just had to be abandomed....one just had a half of a mountain in Eleuthera graded leaving one big hole .....baseball park....water treatment plant...seawall GB...etc

bogart says...

DEY just wants to try.... set precedent....flex muscles....embarrass .....but it will fall back on the Union Articles.....an if dey gets their way will have the Minister jumping from school to school fixing every perceived defect.....an after a few times will go for the Salary increase an benefits.....holding children an govt hostage....until perhaps she is offerred a Senator seat......
Was Minister Bannister ever Minister Education before.....??

On ‘Strike vote at school must be certified’

Posted 12 December 2018, 3:33 p.m. Suggest removal

bogart says...

Just prior to last VAT 4.5 % on top of the previous 7.5 % VAT...all denounced as regressive hurts the poor more... Central Bank report indicated over 50 % struggling to make it.....recent 5,400 homes without electricity...well excluding the pore...... bully for the wealthy with disposable income to be able to invest.....support NIB...and investments....

bogart says...

Despite the presence of so many Haitians, or Bahamians of Haitisn descent.....they...majority are from conditions of extreme poverty....conditioned by hardship, suffering, being taken advantage of by employers, being underpaid, deprived of benefits.............their conditioning....language.......binds them together.....they will be on a jobsite and will all share one bowl of food....they will go together in the common interest of all..........

bogart says...

Opening Pandoras box.....after all these decades...Union..should know and Gubbermint Offivials should know....But what in da world been happenin before....????...Now dis gon mean erry school needin a new piece of chalkk....can hav a problem......so what will happen to the chillren continuity in education....if strike here....dere...mussey there....now back to dere...?????...Sure if dere is problems they needs to be right ups in the gubbermint official responsible face....not the public's...all dis time shoudda done get fix.....!!!!...it aint the public who gon put hammer an nail together an fix an do carpentry an climb no roof....ma gussie friend cant fit on no ladder nohow...much as she might want help..get them lil chillren learning education....!!!!

On ‘Strike vote at school must be certified’

Posted 12 December 2018, 1:29 p.m. Suggest removal

bogart says...

Confidential information......???..........Banks have for years been sending or being electronically connected...erryone financial information outside the Bahamas....Credit Cards....queries info ...answered by persons in different countries....Critical Decision making on ...loans....made by citizens of Other Sovereign Caribbean countries....whose loyalty is of course to their own Sovereign Country.....Critical Decisions on ....lending Priorities in which areas....made by Those Citizens in foreogn nations.....not ..nrcessarily....in interest of that particular country where bank business customer is based.....policy set by foreign nation...often times in conflict with National Growth Policies..... Foreign Head Office controls maximizing profits in say dozen Caribbean Countries....maximum profits yields are calculated on each country....based on each individual country's data..closing branches..opening branches..returns .....strictly strip mining...quotas...targets set by foreign countries.........strictly business ......for greatest calculated returns for bank owners...Mr. Smith financial confidential...??....future has already been pre determines...interest rates...fees. range variamce..way in future by alogarythms....in other country..in combination an permutation...etc..yields....strictly business....lol...!!!!....as soon as Bahamian information is given to bank officer it done known elsewhere.....matter of note is that loan business officer connected..." pipeline"...to foreogn country...types of loans...business...applied for...even before .approved...declined..fully put together...weeks....Bahamas Central Bank gets it....an govt makes budgets .....lol...!!!

bogart says...

Bahamas Nurses....if yinna have grievance against Official.....Simple.....take ya plackards....and get petition to fire that individual.....Simple...!!!!....aint no sense yadda yadda...running on wid it all over....tek ya battle to the root of it...das all........an...it aint the public .....!!!!!

bogart says...

Ccurrent Prime Minister who inherited ...says Financial services ..?it is dying....in the Bahamas ...few officials are ever found guilty of of anything....The Financial sector needs total rebuildong rebranding....foreign influences control ...despite Bahamians superior qualified ...and govt pseudo financialexperts pay lip service ....Example 10 para Hurricane disaster fund.....relates to mortgage business ...banks lend up yo 90 95% even 100 % equity financing for house mortgage in Increasing hurricane zone.....would anyone lend...95%...for mortgage hurricane travelling 2 days before....???..if you dont then why still give these marginal loans almost full pricemortgage loan months amytime...??.....if not 2 days then why months later.banks still do...!!!....After hurrocane disaster....every value of homes ....literally underwater..everybody unemployed cannot pay mortgage.....banks..sale homes all valued less....look at Freeport...Banks need investigation into practices...!!! Taxpayers...country should not be shouldering total costs when banks acerbating..problen get off...!!...and many common sense issues exist....but offshore ....services evolved....needs rebranfing...look at banks after years unable to finds 42,000 dormant customers mostly 7 x 21 mile Nassuu question effeacy of entire KYC etc....wonder why Prime Minister says its dying...???

On IMF gives govt vital ‘boost of confidence’

Posted 11 December 2018, 6:55 p.m. Suggest removal

bogart says...

wouldnt it make more sense ........like activating... da fund......ya done says..... storms....increasing severity......to create paths.....divert flood damage.....condemn....some structures....create flood catchmemt areas....create dikes.....emforce retaining seawalls....enforce critical passageways....roads......to now in peaceful weather........to lessen damages...losses life..........than to wait for hurricane to then damage and have to spend twice as much...twice misery....and stupodly continue to rebuild destroyed homes on same spot dey gets destroyed..... over .....an over.... an over five hurricames now....????????????????....Ever wonder shy Holland dont suffer as much flood storm damage.....cause they has all dese diversionary...protective...wayer catchment areas....move buildong tp certain areas......cause they plan before....!!!!!!!!!

On Gov't tables $100 disaster loan plan

Posted 11 December 2018, 4:15 p.m. Suggest removal

bogart says...

recent advisory to haiti to raise fuel prices...saw fuel prices raised....allright.....but then the ..ensuing...kjnd of anticipated.......riots ...instability in haiti....with now nations enlisting...caricom colleagues..a part of ....opportunity for some long term settlements.....stability...loans....ensuring safer future investments.....

On IMF gives govt vital ‘boost of confidence’

Posted 11 December 2018, 3:18 p.m. Suggest removal