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We are witnessing more undemocratic tendencies by the Minnis administration by the day, aided by a House speaker, who constantly disregards the rights of the official opposition to fair treatment as he struggles to demonstrate an understanding of his role. It is truly troubling to watch. After screwing up by failing to bring

Oban still hopeful

It has been nearly two-and-a-half years since the controversial signing of the Oban Energies project for East Grand Bahama triggered

True fallout yet to come

When the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced in March that several major cruise lines, including Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian and

Silver lining

COVID-19 is dealing a debilitating blow to the local economy, not unlike the crisis being faced by many other countries. While

Fallout & confusion

The current administration’s botched handling of missing persons in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian has dealt an indelible stain to

Rolling the dice

With the relaxation of restrictions imposed by the competent authority to contain COVID-19, many of us have been able to

A greedy stranglehold on power

The person charged with driving the fulfillment of the prime minister’s election promise to deliver local government to New Providence

We were warned

In 2005, a coalition of private-sector organizations warned that The Bahamas’ existing education crisis would have a serious detrimental impact


A glaring example of local government’s clash with central government has emerged in picturesque Exuma where the majority of the

The local govt charade 

More than 20 years after the Ingraham administration introduced local government to the Family Islands, the effectiveness of local government

Whose time is it?

Without question, centralized government is at the core of our political malaise. It is evident all around us. The neglect we

A tough sell

In response to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis’ premature declaration at a town hall meeting turned rally on January 22