Editorials

The unemployment lines are getting longer. The economy in Grand Bahama is weak. A lot of business houses are barely holding on. Yet some persevere, enabling hundreds to earn salaries. Indeed, a ...

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Itâ s been two weeks since her passing, but the tears still flow from family members, former students and colleagues, because long-time educator Sandra Edgecombe is no longer around.

Th ...

Dr. Editor,

The plot, the plan and the procedure for the killing of Sir Harry Oakes (perhaps the richest man in the world at the time) along with SHAH of Persia (Iran), Howard Hughes, Harlington Ha ...

Dear Editor,

I write regarding the requirement for licensing bicycles on Grand Bahama. I represent a group of boaters who annually pay fees to come into the country. With us, we normally bring o ...

The satellites airlines in the country are doing a tremendous job, collectively. They are complimenting the national air carrier Bahamasair, wonderfully well. Thousands of Bahamians who have the ...

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is facing another great challenge. The entity that has been considered the investment engine driving the City of Freeport and the wider Grand Bahama now ha ...

There are those of the Progressive Liberal Party family who are upset with Marco City Member of Parliament Gregory Moss. Of course, there is a political-support type who would frown on any disag ...

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The Progressive Liberal Party, under the leadership of Prime Minister Perry Christie often gets criticized for dragging out issues. The information that came to light during a plea agree ...

There is a common view among older members of the Free National Movement family that following the interesting circumstances surrounding the 1987 general elections that the FNM was poised to def ...

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My Bahamaland is such a beautiful place but the blood of our children soaks our magnificent sand. The tropical breeze is filled with screams and emergency vehicles going past, we were onc ...

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From space astronomers have crowned The Bahamas as the most picturesque location on the planet Earth and these islands welcome all for a close up view and experience of paradise and ...

A tale of two cities

The great novel A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens compared social backgrounds and lifestyles.

In the case of Sir Jack Hayward, his death brings into focus, the strong connection to the city of h ...

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A look at the national budget and debt over the decades reveals that spending and borrowing have grown exponentially. The country is in this mess because of both political parties, ...

The Freeport News today extends condolences to the immediate family of Sir Jack Hayward and his wider circle of associates inclusive of the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the soccer (football) ...

As more hotel properties around the world move towards the all-inclusive status, automatic gratuity is being phased out. In The Bahamas the long-standing 15 percent gratuity looks to be in jeopa ...

Dear Editor,

The Christie administrationâ s overall posture toward China has, in fact, evolved considerably over the course of the past couple of years and is now regarded as the â Controversi ...

Dear Editor,

Hadley Forbes celebrated his gift of 75 years several days ago. His celebration included his satisfactory development from a worthless (about 30 years ago he used this word to desc ...

Former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has publicly stepped into the alleged Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) bribery issue. It has been alleged that during Ingrahamâ s administration aroun ...

It was anticipated that there would be a lot of growing pains associated with the process of value added tax (VAT) on the consumer.

What has been happening in Grand Bahama is an indication of the chal ...

The year 2014 is rapidly slipping into 2015. This is the time for reflections. Bahamians across the length and breadth of this country are approaching the holiday season with a soberness of min ...

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Dear Editor,

I would like to write this article as a form of thanks and gratitude to a magistrate by the name of Charlton Smith, situated in Court No. 2, Freeport, Grand Bahama.

I had th ...

The convention due to be held by the official opposition Free National Movement Party is shaping up to be quite risky. Factions in the party have gone fully into thecampaign mold.

The risk is th ...

Dear Editor,

In the month of October, the Truth Mirrors Reality Humanitarian Agency observed its Second Anniversary and the launch of the Truth Mirrors Reality Package which is an incandescent ...

Whatâ s going on at the Department of Statistics?

It has been reported and not refuted that the Department of Statistics presented a â Bahamas Figures 2103⠝ document that listed the 2012 net ...

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 ...

Dear Mr. Editor,

I am very concerned about the Haitian dilemma we find ourselves in, in our country they are allowed to milk the system literally dry, they are allowed free health care, free edu ...

Columns

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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 ...

Cinco De Mayo Part 2

On Wednesday I introduced you to the basics of Mexican cuisine as we prepare to celebrate Mexican culture here at Flying Fish this Sunday for the Cinco De Mayo festival. Our Supper Club event will br ...

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