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

The Bahamas has a vast social security system. You can get food assistance from the state if you’re in need.

Phenton Neymour, the former MP and minister of state, was remembered fondly by friends and former colleagues yesterday. Neymour died on

First published January 4, 2018. I believe it was this innate love for his fellow human beings, this generosity of spirit,

The hoped-for deal with the Wynn Group for the purchase of the Grand Lucayan hotel has collapsed. The group’s CEO

There was little activity at the shantytown on Lazaretto Road, off Carmichael Road, yesterday beyond the sound of tow trucks

OP-ED

 “I support the view that free trade in goods and services is a win-win situation.” – Lee Kuan Yew, former

“True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed, or assigned. It comes only from influence, and that cannot be mandated. It must

“Friendship . . . is a virtue and is besides most necessary with a view to living. Without friends no

Yes, you read that headline correctly. I am asking: Why do we need wealthy foreign people here in The Bahamas anyways? By

Grand Bahama has been a special economic sector since its inception. It has had booms and, if not busts, then

The Bahamas first recognized the potential for a tourism industry in the middle of the 19th century, leading to the

LETTERS

Dear Editor, I saw in the one of dailies about two weeks ago a statement regarding Bahamians doing more to pay their

Dear Editor, I read your editorial in Thursday’s edition of The Freeport News and noted your suggestion that during none of

Dear Editor, No matter which road you’re traversing in The Bahamas, you can find a motorcyclist scooting about. No one can

Dear Editor,  I understand that our country is in an economic crisis and the government is trying, in its opinion, to fix

Dear Editor, Dr. Hubert Minnis has only been prime minister for just over a year. When he came to power he

Dear Editor, Imagine a government so hard up for revenues that it raises consumption taxes on its poor and middle classes