THE JAILING OF POOR PEOPLE FOR VIOLATING THE CURFEW

Each day we read the press reports last week of person after person appearing before the courts because they violated the curfew. Inevitably these people come from poor neighbourhoods in New Providence.  This gives the impression that the weight of the law is being felt dispropionately on the poor.  The fines are disproportionate.  People have […]

PLPS BETTER LOOK TO THE POOR AND NEEDY AGAIN

The family is sitting in their home which they bought in the boom years from 1998 to 2007. The expansion of the Bahamian economy, allowed the workers who took jobs at Atlantis to buy new homes. They got two mortgages. Many could not make the down payment requirements. The banks offered them a loan for […]