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Call for Effective National System of Local Government

Alfred M. Sears, QC May 20, 2016   Although both major political parties have pledged to put public power in the hands of Bahamian communities, through Local Government, about 70% of the Bahamian population living in New Providence has no organized structure or resources, apart from a vote once every five years, to make decisions […]

Alfred Sears Calls for Effective National System of Local Government

Since his return to active politics, Alfred Sears Q C has been making thoughtful interventions in the public domain about the future public policy.  Today he writes about local government.  He writes: “Although both major political parties have pledged to put public power in the hands of Bahamian communities, through Local Government, about 70% of the Bahamian […]

Fox Hill Branch Re-Elects Its Team

The team that will lead Fox Hill constituency for the PLP in the next general election:  Hazon Pinder, NGC Member, George Miller, Executive member, Ella Collie, Executive Member, Dorothy Miller, Chaplain, Jerome Brown,  Executive member, Altamese Isaacs, Treasurer, Christian Adderley, 2nd Vice Chairman, Glen McPhee, Executive Member,  Laura Rolle, Assistant Chaplain, Sherine Armbrister, First Vice Chair, the MP Fred Mitchell,  Chair Charlene Marshall,  Jahmal Butler, […]

DPM Visit Mangrove Cay With Picewell Forbes MP

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis paid a call on the people of Mangrove Cay with their MP Picewell Forbes on 16 May.  They are shown at the Mangrove Cay  Clarence Bain Airport shortly after arrival with community leaders from left Lenwood Saunders, the MP Mr. Forbes, the Deputy Prime Minister, behind them Glen Green, Lundy Moxey, George […]

Latrae Rahming Writes On Anti-Intellectual Trends

(This article first appeared in the Nassau Guardian on 17 May)   There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectualism and anti-rationalism with an increasing trend of ignorance and deliberate gullibility in The Bahamas. We’ve sustained this ignorance encouraging people to be more cynical. We’ve used the ignorance of Bahamians to our political advantage […]