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Dear Editor, Philosopher George Santayana once said that those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Fred Mitchell, Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin and former PLP MP George Smith are all adamant that the late United Bahamian Party (UBP)

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Perry Christie.

Former Prime Minister Perry Christie suggested that the inaugural national honors have become “political and controversial” and argued that he was surprised that the late Sir Lynden Pindling was not singularly honored as a national hero. “We always thought that Lynden Pindling, just by the very

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The Ministry of Health has issued a recall of blood pressure medication containing valsartan. The international recall is due to a contamination of the active pharmaceutical ingredient, the ministry said in a statement. “Valsartan is a commonly used anti-hypertensive medication, commonly known as blood pressure medications,” the

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This file photo shows some of the illegal catch confiscated by RBDF officers on July 8.

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) caught two Dominican Republic fishermen on Wednesday after the men were reportedly found in Bahamian waters near Cay Lobos. In a statement, the RBDF said the HMBS Lignum Vitae, under the command of Senior Lieutenant Bertram Bowleg, was on patrol

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Detail of “My Hands are Clean” (2017) series by Giovanna Swaby. Portraiture made using thread and fabric on canvas, displayed in “Die Textile” in Schmallenberg, Germany. Swaby exhibited alongside artists Josef Albers, Joseph Beuys and Pablo Picasso in the same festival.

For many, textiles and fabric are not often given much place or thought in the arts as a medium, excepting perhaps canvas of course. Giovanna Swaby rejects this notion, making herself known through a particular take on portraiture - sewing her likeness and that of

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