Editorials

Political culture

Observers of the Parliamentary Channel and readers of the nationâ s daily, weekly and periodical newspapers are aware of the contentious nature of our current political culture.

The House of As ...

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Ebola quiet Of concern

The Ministry of Grand Bahama has taken quite a proactive approach to the health risks and environmental concerns faced by residents of the areas surrounding the Industrial Park. There is a cancer hist ...

Uproar building within FNM

Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash, as could be understood, has sought to put a spin of unity on the latest face-off between the leader of the party and the deputy leader.

It seems he will ha ...

Environmental concern in GB

Recently, we published two front-page articles that informed of an encroachment of invasive species, snails, snakes etc. in Grand Bahama.

We don't wish to alarm island residents but this is a matter t ...

Dear Editor.

Daily we are bombarded with reports of crime â off the chain⠝ as the young people say.

There is so much going on that it seems our leaders are so overwhelmed that they donâ t know wh ...

Dear Editor;

The most profound and timely message ever given from a pulpit; was delivered by the Rev. C L Franklin, father of Aretha Franklin, famous entertainer, and Queen of soul.

The Eagle S ...

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The year was 1970. Dr. Norman Gay was president of the Bahamas Olympic Association (now Committee) and the late Simeon Bowe was president of the Bahamas Football Association.

The Bahamas ...

The chickens have come home to roost. The first female deputy prime minister in the country, and also the first of her sex to act as chief executive, Cynthia â Mother⠝ Pratt, is lamenting the ...

Crying wolf over BEC blackouts

Dear Editor,

BEC Executive Chairman Leslie Miller says there may finally be an end to the blackouts that have plagued all areas of New Providence for weeks now.

According to Miller, a damaged generato ...

Scapegoating women

Dear Editor,

It is interesting that the authorities have sought to argue that women are the weaker link. They do not deserve the equal right to pass on their citizenship to their husbands and their ch ...

It seems like gender equality will be the common denominator as the government and itâ s supporters, those opposed to the Progressive Liberal Party Administration, and borderline members of the ...

There have been times in the political history of The Bahamas when backbenchers and also government ministers have been at odds with their respective political leader. However, it would be diffi ...

Marco Cityâ s Greg Moss, Dr. Andre Rollins of the Fort Charlotte Constituency in New Providence and New Providenceâ s Bamboo Townâ s Renward Wells were voted into the House of Assembly under ...

Once ago, Taino Beach came alive with the islandâ s regatta. It was a sports tourism bonanza. Domestic tourists crowded the island. It was a great time for those in the hospitality business.

We ...

Dear Editor,

Kindly allow me to reflect on the year 2013 as the turbulence of 2014 swirls all around us in this nation and abroad.

Why were there celebrations of significance in 2013, events that prov ...

We are impressed with the proactive manner of Grand Bahamians, who, are stepping up to assist charitable organizations.

Young children and senior citizens in need, have been rallied around in recent t ...

The national debate on the proposed November 6 Constitutional Referendum has taken an interesting turn. Amazingly, just a week ago, it appeared that the four bills that constitute the referendum ...

Constitutional Commission Chairman Sean McWeeney has reportedly stated that â we donâ t really have a horse in the race⠝ in reference to the upcoming referendum on gender equality.

No doubt ...

Dear Editor,

Watching the home going service today for the late Edmund Moxey. I was astonished by her Majestyâ s, Leader of the Opposition Tribute to a state event. Church Polity was insulted, ...

Figures indicate a trend, no matter the spin by detractors. It would be understood if any central administration gets criticized when the unemployment numbers increase.

Therefore, when the numbe ...

Dear Editor,

Everybody knows the Roman Catholic Church has â primacyâ over Christian churches.

This is why Iâ m writing to show how at a recent funeral service of a well-known Bahamian, there was ...

Dear Editor,

The latest Labour Force Survey published by the Department of Statistics is proof positive that under the Christie administration, The Bahamas is indeed on course and moving in the rig ...

Columns

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Protecting our children in a changing world

The Ministry of Social Services and Community Development, Department of Social Services, is observing the month of April as Child Protection Month under the theme, “Protecting Our Children in a ...

Spring Break 2013: Destination GBI

The parties, the nightlife, the women and a great time are all the things and more visitors can expect on the island of Grand Bahama for Spring Break 2013.

Mega student vacation travel agent, StudentC ...

Enemies of the State

Author' s note: This article was first published on August 27, 2012. Since then, some of the objectionable actions by those who are referred to as â Enemies of the state⠝ have considera ...

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