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EDITORIALS
From the sublime to the ridiculous

It’s December and Bahamians are getting ready for Christmas. Notwithstanding challenges with hurricane recovery in Abaco and Grand Bahama, a

Supporting our most important investors

Just as investor confidence is key to attracting and maintaining foreign direct investment (FDI), boosting that confidence within the Bahamian

Labor unrest rears its head again

If there had been some hope and expectation that cooler temperatures would cool the tempers of disgruntled labor unions, action

Tackling poverty

Mahatma Gandhi once said “poverty is the worst form of violence” and Aristotle posited that “poverty is the parent of

Accounting for public travel expenditure

Government travel expenditure is once again in the news as official travel expenditure is projected to increase by some four

Case against Shane Gibson not proven

A major plank in the 2017 Free National Movement election campaign was multiple allegations of political corruption by Progressive Liberal

OP-ED
Mother Nature and human nature changes our world

This column was originally published on July 3, 2019. Earth, our colossal home of dirt and rocks, changes. Fire burns the

Supporting lifelong learning: the second pillar of influence

This article was initially published on July 26, 2019.  In our February 2019 article for The Nassau Guardian, we spoke about

Front Porch | Reading and writing are fundamental for national development

The Brothers Grimm, German academics and authors in the late 18th Century and early 19th Century, became world famous for their

Focus | Are Smith and Gibson cases watershed moments for the justice system?

Dr. Hubert Minnis and the Free National Movement (FNM) made fighting corruption a central plank of their campaign platform in

Hurricane Dorian: a reset, pt. 1

The Bahamas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, can either reset by making radical reforms to reduce the risks and

Plastic pollution in tourism destinations: its impact and the way forward

I had the opportunity to participate in a webinar on October 29, 2019 organized by the One Planet Travel with

LETTERS
Venezuela needs a new government

Dear Editor, I have read comments from the opposition in the House of Assembly and from some commentators in the newspapers

Bahamians should not have to compete with foreigners in The Bahamas

Dear Editor, Recently, several prominent persons have suggested that “undocumented” people be given the right to work for one year. Here

Women in leadership

Dear Editor, The statement of newly crowned Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi about women and leadership echoes throughout the globe. It is

Minimum wages and taxes

Dear Editor, The years 2018 and 2019 were brutal, financially and socially for the unwashed masses of Bahamians, especially here on

Where are the Africans’ rights?

Dear Editor, Blessed love and greetings. Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on December 10. The United

Are Small Island Developing States in a position to be anti-gay?

Dear Editor, Believe it or not, if the Bahamian people continue to practice the pre-century rituals of anti-gay rhetoric as though