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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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Registration set for ringing of bell

As of Tuesday, March 21, there were 142,742 voters officially registered in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. This information was released by the Parliamentary Registration Department in the capital i ...

Dr. Minnis hopes to end Pindling political era

The Sir Lynden Pindling high-level political era continues on today in the person of Perry Gladstone Christie, his successor at the leadership position in the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP).

 

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FNM wins round 1 in campaign battle

In the final analysis, the votes when counted from the May general elections will end up being the ultimate proof of the general desire of Grand Bahamians.

 

However, last Friday when the two lea ...

Education

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Adderley spearheads St. Georges’ successes

St. Georges High School has yet again achieved national recognition in BGCSE studies. The present Deputy Head Girl has been honored for her outstanding results.

 

Krista Adderley was invited to N ...

Local authors highlight of Library Week

The First Library Week at Jack Hayward Senior High School (JHSHS) is underway and on Wednesday the students were given the opportunity to engage in conversation with three local authors.

 

Librar ...

Students’ talent on display

The art and craft students at the Jack Hayward Senior High School (JHSHS) have once again been given the opportunity to exhibit their art work off school premises for the public to view, enjoy and cri ...

Local

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Young GB chef returns with national title

The National Senior Young Chef title returns to Grand Bahama after 10 years and to the hands of the same school that won the senior division on that last occasion, Jack Hayward Senior High (JHSHS).

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National

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Grand Bahama birders visit Inagua

A group of Grand Bahama birders recently travelled to Inagua to observe a number of birds that are never or rarely seen on  other family islands. The trip was organized by Erika Gates, Delores Ke ...

Sports

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