In a parliamentary democracy such as ours, the quality of the respective teams of candidates chosen by major political parties to contest general elections is crucial.
From among these candidates new governments are formed, including a Cabinet with collective responsibility. In choosing candidates, therefore, the major
The heart of this nation should ache for the loss of two propitious young men who met a cruel fate in Italy. The fact that few Bahamians knew these men should not detract from the promise they held out for all of us.
When in the early 1990s it became apparent that Europe’s preferential regimes for Caribbean bananas and sugar were coming to an end, an impassioned debate began about a transition to other forms of economic activity.
For the most part, the focus was on alternative crops, import
Queen’s College is the first school in the English-speaking Caribbean to be awarded the Lighthouse certification by FranklinCovey, making it one of 503 schools across the globe that share the recognition.
To be recognized as a Lighthouse school, schools must be able to demonstrate notable success
A magistrate yesterday canceled the arrest warrant issued for private investigator Oswald Poitier after he failed to appear for a bound over hearing on Friday.
Elizabeth Bannister, the wife of newspaper publisher Gorman Bannister, has asked the court to have Poitier bound over to keep the
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local):
Hong Kong's police commissioner says only people who committed violence will be charged with rioting during clashes between police and protesters outside the legislature on Wednesday, in
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former first lady emerged Monday as the winner of the first round of Guatemala's presidential election, but she will have to compete in an Aug. 11 runoff ballot that will determine the next leader of this Central American nation where
When 10th grader Keshawn Gardiner strutted across the stage to celebrate achieving Bronze in the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA), it was a defining moment for the autistic teen who had never participated in a mainstream youth program alongside his peers without disabilities.
With adolescent programs
St. Cecilia’s School recently hosted its first S.T.R.E.A.M. (science, technology, religion, engineering, the arts and math) Day – an entire school day dedicated to STEM-related (science, technology, engineering and math) activities and projects for students. The idea behind the effort was to create fun, diverse
The University of The Bahamas (UB) and the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) have solidified an agreement that will facilitate academic and cultural interchange in arts, education, research and collaboration, thereby strengthening the relationship between the two national institutions.
UB President Dr. Rodney D.