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Prime Minister May Face Committal Over Blackbeard's Cay printable version
15 May 2016: posted by the editor - Bahamas
Prime Minister Perry Christie could face court proceedings seeking to imprison him, and other public officials, for failing to obey a Supreme Court Order to shut down the $12 million Blackbeard's Cay development.
Blackbeard's Cay is a swim with the dolphins facility that has deplorable conditions: the dolphin pens are only 7 feet deep at mid tide, there is no shade and there is no protection in case of hurricanes.
Because of this awful treatment, the Supreme Court ruled that the facility had to be closed down and the dolphins moved to a suitable—more humane—location. But the government is failing to enforce the judge's order, and instead is looking to approve another dolphin facility to be opened.
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