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Aren’t we broke?

Dear Editor, Will someone please tell our government we’re broke? The reality of our fiscal situation still seems to elude those in political office. When I read of the efforts and expense of The Bahamas joining the WTO, I wondered who told the government that we have

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Earl Thompson Sr.

Earl Thompson Sr. dies at 84

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Vice Chairman Earl Thompson Sr., 84, died at Princess Margaret Hospital at 5 p.m. on Wednesday following a long battle with diabetes and congestive heart failure, his family confirmed. Earl Thompson Jr. said his father’s legacy will live on through him and

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It’s been a long time brewin’

His songs have stood the passage of time – “Carmen”, “People To People”, “Naughty Johnny”, “Sugar Apple Guinep”, “Finance Man”, “Ting An’ Ting”, “Goin’ Ter Pick Up Der Mail”, “Mike” and countless others. Eddie Minnis could rest on his laurels, but this consummate artist simply can’t,

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No one is self-made

I’m sure that we’ve all heard the ridiculous expression used again and again - he or she is a self-made success - oh yes. My friend, as today’s title quite correctly proclaims, no one is self-made - no one! Firstly we should never lose sight

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