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An inglorious humiliating end

On Friday past, after a delay of almost eight months, 55 unidentified bodies of victims of Hurricane Dorian were released

Proceed with caution

The decision to reopen the country’s external borders is as serious a public health undertaking as was the decision to

A country of laws, not of men

The prime minister addressed the nation on Sunday afternoon and announced a host of amendments to the emergency orders previously

‘Out of our control’

Tragedy and crisis can be defining periods in governance, and for the Minnis administration, the devastating misfortunes of Hurricane Dorian

Where is the accountability

The minister responsible for civil aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar, gave “approval” for an aircraft with passengers to land at New Providence

Where is the science?

Former U.S. President Barak Obama recently said: “More than anything, this pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on

OP-ED
Decentralized economy for Family Islands: an idea for post-COVID-19

This pandemic has taught many lessons, but an important one not to miss is that the centralized business approach is

Consider This | The official opposition – three years later

“There can be no going back to the way things were before. We will have a new and different future.

Caribbean island states need differentiated treatment due to COVID-19, here’s why

Small island developing states (SIDS) are characterized by their exposure to a variety of risks and limited capacity to deal

COVID-19: Bahamas rebirth and call to action – foreign policy pivot, part 2

The COVID-19 pandemic is the most critical global threat since the Great Depression of 1929-1933 – closing off global travel,

How multiple streams of income can work for you during times of uncertainty, pt. 1

To still have an income during this crisis is a good thing. Do you agree? If I could show you

Energy reform: an idea for post-COVID-19

Energy reform and security is an innovative approach towards building greater economic resilience and diversification. In the previous Island Insight,

LETTERS
A good doctor, but not a good minister 

Dear Editor, It is stunning to read the remarks of those who credit the now resigned Dr. Duane Sands as having

Realism and pragmatism

Dear Editor, The COVID-19 pandemic has created both geopolitical, social and economic challenges for all countries. The Caribbean region including The Bahamas

Very little can be done under the spirit of fear 

“How very little can be done under the spirit of fear” – Florence Nightingale In honor of the 200th anniversary of

Losing confidence in PM’s handling of COVID-19 response 

Dear Editor, At the beginning of our unwelcome journey through the problem which is COVID-19, I felt comfortable and safe. We had a

Amend penalty terms of breach from ‘is liable’ to ‘may be liable’

Dear Editor, I attended court to assist a client who had breached the emergency lockdown order over the weekend. Now my client

What is the motive for pastors wanting churches to open?

Dear Editor, The overwhelming majority of churches in The Bahamas have been in lockdown mode since March, with the Minnis administration