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International arrivals to The Bahamas are up 10.2 percent year to date, according to the Ministry of Tourism. The arrivals

The budget debate in Parliament was contentious this year. Four members of the governing Free National Movement (FNM) voted against the

On Tuesday Puerto Rico’s electricity utility announced that for the first time since Hurricane Maria 11 months ago power was

The Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has a strategy that is obvious. Every morning the party looks at the newspapers. It

On August 2, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis approved changes to Catholic teaching declaring the death penalty unacceptable in

Sir Lynden Pindling died in August 2000. Perry Christie, his successor as Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) leader, became prime minister

OP-ED

I told the editor of Caribbean News Now I am taking a hiatus for several weeks out of my weekly

“With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.” – Muhammad Ali Jinnah It was

Ask any of the government ministers, business owners, residents or hoteliers who saw Hurricane Irma and/or Maria wreck life as

• Written August 12, 2018.   Yesterday Sir Vidia died. He was a Caribbean writer, much as he might hate this claim,

“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs Success is simply purpose fulfilled. It is

Cable Bahamas has spent considerable time and money touting its revolution in cable television, Internet and telephone service. With glossy,

LETTERS

Dear Editor, Once upon a time Nassau was the entertainment capital of the Caribbean. We had top night clubs such as Edgar

Dear Editor, I am no stranger to the Wendy’s restaurants in general, and that includes the one in the domestic terminal of

Dear Editor, Since May 2016, we have seen a consistency of destruction either by omission or commission. For purely petty political

Dear Editor, It was with great sadness that I heard of the death of my fellow writer and thespian, James Catalyn. I

Dear Editor, The Bahamian economy is expected to contract and get smaller due to VAT tax increases on the poor and

Dear Editor, Crime is highly likely to increase. Individuals who are directly affected by the tax increase will have fewer resources to