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Come Clean on NIB

That matter concerning who did what, who decided who should get what and that matter which concerns money in the care of the National Insurance Board is one that should be decided now. The Hon. Shane Gibson is himself clear enough in his mind as to what should be done. Like us he seems to […]

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This Dread Cycle

Something wonderful is now taking place in today’s Bahamas. That something-wonderful-thing has to do with how it now arises that there are so very many Bahamians [especially women] who are braving the elements, brooking no tear and saying that they are sick and tired of the abuse being meted out to some of their children […]

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Web-Shop Imbroglio

The current administration should be up and doing with bringing to parliament amendments to the statute laws which would guarantee Bahamians rights to gambling, gaming and all other such activities allowed tourists. In this regard, we insist that the so-called ‘debate’ concerning the numbers business had as much to do with righteousness, as it clearly […]

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Bahamas Renewal

One of the more interesting social phenomena in this truly paradoxical place has to do with the extent to which Bahamians routinely bemoan a high and rising crime rate – especially murder run amok – while all the while, they artfully ignore the extent to which these same people routinely condone the awful abuse of […]

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Deeply Rooted Forces

Today we recall that there was once a House Select Committee on Crime and that it was chaired by the Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage. We also recall that the said Committee on Crime did outline its strategies and goals in examining crime in the country. The committee was headed by Dr. Bernard Nottage, MP […]

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The Bahamas:- Simply, the Best

When it comes to sports and achievement, The Bahamas is – pound for pound – simply the best in the whole wide world. By this way of seeing and understanding things such as those that recently took place at Carifta, we are clearly [pound for pound] greater than the rest. But of course, we yield […]

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Police on the Rebound

We are on all fours with Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade when he confesses: – “…When your public loses confidence in you then, of course, you are on very, very shaky ground…” The fact today is surely as follows: – The Police Force is on very shaky grounds! In addition, there is today no doubting the […]

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Africa Rising

There are times in life when you can become so submerged and immersed in one’s own problems and challenges that you lose track of some of the good and some of the truly remarkable taking place elsewhere in the neighborhood. Today we break with our accustomed focus on the challenges we face in our country […]

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When Children Suffer

Things are tough and the times are hard. But yet the fact remains: – Like other right-thinking people around the world, Bahamians crave commodious lives for themselves and their loved ones – ways of living that allow them and their brood to aspire and achieve some of their goals. There is any number of men […]

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Dreamers and Visionaries Needed

Much of what now resonates in mind and on the street as either personal challenges or current crises are in actuality analogous to a distant thunder spawned in the aftermath of policies that failed a long time ago. Today, we reap a harvest of shame because of the myriad of ignorance gripping policy in not […]

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