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Resolution promised for Ragged Island

In September 2017, Hurricane Irma, the Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds up to 185 miles per hour, devastated

Bahamas must be friends with both superpowers

The trade war between the United States and China has markets rattled. Just a few weeks ago we all thought

A much-needed upgrade on the streets    

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis gave his third national report on Monday outlining a series of roadwork and infrastructure initiatives

Sentencing must still be reasonable

The crime problem The Bahamas has faced the past 10 to 15 years is well documented. From 2011 to 2017,

Let the festival be

The month began with carnival. By all accounts the multi-day festival went well. In its short existence it has become

No third party coming to the rescue

We are 22 years since the Free National Movement (FNM) won re-election. That FNM took The Bahamas from the stagnation

OP-ED
The significance of May 18 for Haiti and for the entire world

Cinco de Mayo is now a household concept almost all over the world. It is not the day of the

Front Porch | Modernization and transformation of New Providence

Hubert Ingraham was a newly minted prime minister in a hurry after the Free National Movement (FNM) was first elected

Focus | Leadership matters and it matters even in youth

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, some 21 graduating high school seniors from various schools in Nassau completed a nine-month leadership

Reorienting the Caribbean’s relationship with Europe

In just under a week’s time, voters from across the whole of the European Union (EU) will go to the

Consider This | A queen has left us

“O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has wither’d from the lake, And no birds sing.” – La Belle

Europe, a unique partner for the Caribbean

I have always thought of Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe as two sister regions, united by history and

LETTERS
Poor service standards

Dear Editor, I often hear the noise in the market that Bahamians do not support their own (local businesses) but maybe

McAlpine is now member of the opposition

Dear Editor, I do not know why the media keeps calling Rev. Frederick McAlpine an FNM. He really is not. McAlpine got

Problems in Mangrove Cay

Dear Editor, I am writing from Mangrove Cay, Andros, where I have lived for the last 15 years. Clearly, we are

Spirit of Maurice Bishop and the CARICOM foreign ministers meeting

Dear Editor, In this 40th anniversary year of the 1979 Grenada Revolution, the fates smiled upon our Caribbean Community (CARICOM) when

The newspaper exegesis of Philip Galanis

Dear Editor, I am looking forward to Nassau Guardian columnist Philip C. Galanis’ sequel to his May 13 “Disgraceful, Mr. Prime

We should side with law and order

Dear Editor, May is proving to be a bloody month due to the rash of fatal shootings in New Providence and