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Becoming a more orderly society

If you ask a group of Bahamians to come to discuss an issue at a meeting at a place at

Our mature two-party political system serves us well

There is an entitlement mindset amongst the elite of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). The organization governed The Bahamas for

Intellectually curious and creative

In a parliamentary democracy such as ours, the quality of the respective teams of candidates chosen by major political parties

Inconveniencing consumers does not bring them to your side

On Tuesday, members of the Bahamas Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union (BUSAWU), and the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC)

The Grand Lucayan progress

The announcement last week that a letter of intent was signed between Lucayan Renewal Holdings Ltd. and Royal Caribbean Cruises

Solution to illegal immigration problem is Haitian success

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It has a tragic history of slavery, colonialism, occupation, misrule and

OP-ED
Preying on the fears and ignorance of others    

 “Ignorance is the parent of fear.” – Herman Melville P olitics could be a noble profession. Persons who are motivated to public

Political and economic turmoil in Venezuela threatens Latin American and global markets

Venezuela is suffering an economic and political catastrophe that has led to malnourishment, mass protests, two presidents and interference from

The burgeoning economic power of China

Last month, the White House National Security Council (NSC) employed its bullying tactics in a statement warning Caribbean leaders about

Stop running from phantoms

I am amazed every day to read or hear grown people in The Bahamas running around in a panic about

Approaching two regions

For many people in the Caribbean, mentioning the Arabian Gulf is likely to conjure up images of a distant desert. Meanwhile,

Developing the skills that tourism requires

In almost every country in the Caribbean, tourism has been transformative. As an economic driver, it has primarily outpaced other sectors

LETTERS
Rupert Roberts must evolve

Dear Editor, King Canute was simultaneously ruler of England, Denmark and Norway from 1016 to 1035. He became famous, rightly or

Mitchell’s disrespect for the police force

Dear Editor, Fred Mitchell’s recent comments about the Royal Bahamas Police Force were deplorable and uncalled for in my opinion. As

Barbados’ sensible bail amendment

Dear Editor, Before any Bahamian government or commissioner of police gets too comfortable with the recent marginal reductions in several categories

The epidemic of disgruntled teachers

Dear Editor, Just like that, a simple swish of the pen changes the way instruction takes place in the Bahamian classroom. While

The FNM’s regressive economics

Dear Editor, Before introducing a 7.5 percent VAT (value-added tax) for the first time in Bahamian history, the last government was

From Mar-a-Lago to Beijing: The tussle over Venezuela

Dear Editor, The A-list columnist Philip Galanis posited an interesting take on the geopolitical machinations by the U.S. and China to