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Despite not being anywhere near robust, the rate at which the economy of The Bahamas has grown over the past two years isn’t bad, per se, it simply isn’t good enough. The Department of Statistics recently revealed that the country’s gross domestic product grew by 1.6 percent in 2018. It’s a figure

‘Dangerous & reckless’

Last Friday, local human rights group Rights Bahamas appeared before the 172nd session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

A national plague

Litter and debris line the sides of many streets across the island. Everything from trash to old refrigerators and mattresses have

A place politics need not go

Government House is in the center of Nassau, resting on an elevation giving it views of the harbor and surrounding

A shallow discourse

Some issues are worth screaming about. Others are better served through reasoned discussion and debate. The proposed Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Bill,

Let us not forget the fire

Roughly two years ago, on a windy day, the smell of smoke caught the attention of residents in Jubilee Gardens. It

Time to separate from America on marijuana policy

Marijuana policy is rapidly changing in the United States. The plant is fully legal in 10 states. Medical marijuana is

Hope amid despair

Twelve-year-old Lebron Minnis was born blind, but often feels invisible to people who can see. Sixty-year-old Ricardo Farquharson can’t hear, but

Hell on the High Seas

When Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis visited Haiti one year ago this month, the Bahamian and Haitian delegations agreed to

Gomez accepts his side was served appeal notice in Smith’s case

Despite an earlier report from a lawyer for former Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Frank Smith that he had not been served


If the only takeaway from the botched prosecution of former Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) Chairman Frank Smith was the irreparable harm done

The FNM’s jokey commitment to transparency

There’s a certain arrogance that tends to set in among some once they come to power, to the point where