Editorials

The economy in Grand Bahama is still dismal in many quarters.

There are some positive signs in truth, but generally much has to be done via investments, marketing and a general heightening of th ...

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The Government of The Bahamas, through the Ministry of Environment, has officially designated the expansion of park areas in Grand Bahama. The livelihood and lifestyle of residents in the East ...

Chickens come home to roost

Former National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest was criticized often by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) during the Free National Movement (FNM) governance years of 2007-2012.

He was lambasted. T ...

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Dear Editor,

After celebrating 48 years of majority rule, and 42 years as an independent nation the Bahamian masses are wandering aimlessly with no knowledge or concern of the nationâ s ...

Sarkis Izmirlian is an amazing individual. He is the chief executive officer of the failing Baha Mar project. He has been unable to lead the grand business venture to a satisfactory conclusion, ...

There is a grave Public Service problem in the country. To a large degree the erosion of the service, is an indictmentof successive central administrations. The Public Service mindset is deplora ...

Dear Editor,

I am writing concerning Local Government and the toilet block in charge of in Russell and Williams Town area.

Nothing is being done about the town cleaning and I believe, every month som ...

In recent years, the Haitian elements in the country with unbridled demonstrations have been showing Bahamians what national patriotism is all about.

The born-Haitians and those with strong root ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Dear Editor,

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 ...

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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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