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In the belt-tightening environment we are currently in, the Cabinet’s decision to increase travel benefits for ministers and their spouses is yet another demonstration of a tone deaf government sending all the wrong signals. The decision was quietly made by Cabinet last year, but was not made public until it was

How do we legalize weed in The Bahamas?

The government appears to be on track to legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use in The Bahamas. After years of

Falling for it

In an election campaign, there is a whole lot said to woo the electorate and demonize opponents, but in government

Pie in the sky?

Storm victims might be tempted to get excited about the $1.5 billion “in recovery funding and in-kind services” pledged by companies

Fueled by arrogance

The Minnis administration is living in a bubble. In that bubble, The Bahamas is all sunshine and rainbows. There is low unemployment, fewer

Legislating honesty

When former PLP Cabinet minister Shane Gibson was interviewed by lead investigator ASP Debra Thompson at the Central Detective Unit on August

‘Too high’

In the aftermath of the most powerful hurricane on record to devastate the country, last year’s 60 percent increase in

A feeble rant from a hapless speaker

The level of buffoonery we witnessed emanating from the speaker’s chair when the House of Assembly convened yesterday afternoon might


Atop a little hill in Duncan Town, Ragged Island, sits a classroom with damaged desks piled up, chairs thrown across

Wave of confusion

If the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is to have a fighting chance of recovery after the horrors of Hurricane Dorian

Where do they go?

Many of the Haitian migrants who lived in the slums on Abaco have nowhere to go. Those refugees, who fled Haiti

‘Come back’

Michael Dillon, 56, wants Abaconians to come back home. “We need to restart our community,” he told The Nassau Guardian. “We need