Speeches

Speeches

Contribution to the Carbon Credit Trading Bill 2022

These ocean-based credits will allow the government to tap into a completely new source of revenue that will undoubtedly benefit the Bahamian people as the funds will assist which the financial challenges we face as a result of climate change. The world will now mark the manner of our bearing as we embrace the mantle of global leadership with this transformative initiative.

Government and Policy Making

THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE BAHAMAS

In thinking about how to address the subject, I first considered the most direct approach. I thought to reflect on the findings of the ‘National Development Plan’ to date, and set out some of the priorities of our administration in completing and implementing them.
But this would have been enlightenment without provocation.
The provocation, or rather, the things upon which we might not all agree, will hopefully prove more fertile for discussion and deb