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Revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States has been recording every cellular phone call in The Bahamas have resulted in political mudslinging, with Foreign ...

The aragonite hysteria

President of Sandy Cay Development Co. Limited Tony Myers told National Review that claims the company is making substantial sums of money from its aragonite operation at Ocean Cay are not true.

The B ...

A call for disclosure

There is something unsettling about the revelation that the government intends to build a new $20 million building on John F. Kennedy Drive in New Providence to house the Ministry of National Security ...

A nation in crisis

Back in January — before the Ishmael Lightbourne tax dodging scandal made him a less accessible prime minister — we asked Perry Christie whether he regretted allowing the Progressive Liber ...

Behind closed doors

The regulation and taxation of the web shop sector is long overdue.

It is unfortunate the Ingraham administration bowed to the church and pulled back from its plan to do so in 2010.

Successive governm ...

The right to know

The national debate that is now reverberating in the wake of revelations about the government’s chief tax messenger is good for the country.

Those revelations have forced serious and valuable di ...

On Shaky Ground!

The revelation by The Nassau Guardian last week that the government’s chief advocate for value-added tax, Ishmael Lightbourne, has been dodging property taxes for at least a decade has been a ma ...

Debating succession

When he sat down for an interview with National Review last month, Prime Minister Perry Christie set the stage for renewed political debate that continues to rage to this day.

Christie did so through ...

Editorial

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Respect should be afforded all

It is understandable that there will be all sorts of emotional behavior and utterings during this election season. It is no secret why the campaign period leading up to general elections is called the ...

Politicians blur conflict lines

The way politicians operate today the conflict lines are blurred.

 

Simeon Bowe and Ervin Knowles inadvertently got caught up in conflict controversies when in charge of government ministries dur ...

Down to wire battle in GB

It’s down to the wire for the two prominent political parties in Grand Bahama. Indeed, in Grand Bahama there are only two distinguishable battle lines. The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) is ...

FNMs in GB seek to regain edge

Tonight two major political rallies are scheduled. Indeed, the two major political forces in the country will have their representatives and supporters rallying as the Free National Movement machinery ...

Education

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Students laud benefits of Study Abroad Program

Mount Royal University Calgary, Albertha, Canada Third Year Bachelor of Midwifery Degree students Heather Carl, Paige Layden, Cheralynn Higgin and Taryn Campbell lauded the benefits of traveling to Gr ...

UB dorms expected to house 88 students

Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville said that for the first time ever, there would be persons outside of Grand Bahama coming to the island to complete courses at the University of The Baham ...

Local

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Second GB Homecoming dates announced

The Second Annual Grand Bahama Homecoming is set for Labour Day Weekend June 2  – 5 and in a press conference recently the committee shared details of the three-day event which is expected ...

Turnquest urge Bahamians not to lose focus

Speaking exclusively with this daily at the Annual Coconut Festival celebration held in Pelican Point on East Monday, Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM) K. Peter Turnquest, Member of Pa ...

National

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NHI enrollment launched country wide

On Monday, April 24 the government launched the first phase of its National Health Insurance Scheme with the enrollment segment.

 

The enrollment phase which was launched country-wide gave citize ...

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