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A country of laws, not of men

The prime minister addressed the nation on Sunday afternoon and announced a host of amendments to the emergency orders previously

‘Out of our control’

Tragedy and crisis can be defining periods in governance, and for the Minnis administration, the devastating misfortunes of Hurricane Dorian

Where is the accountability

The minister responsible for civil aviation, Dionisio D’Aguilar, gave “approval” for an aircraft with passengers to land at New Providence

Where is the science?

Former U.S. President Barak Obama recently said: “More than anything, this pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on

Where will we go from here?

Political gamesmanship and controversies of protocol juxtaposed with ongoing hardship and irresolution about the reopening of the country’s economy has

Veil of uncertainty

When the Ministry of Health reported its negative test results for a COVID-19-positive Bahamian passenger on board one of last

OP-ED
Energy reform: an idea for post-COVID-19

Energy reform and security is an innovative approach towards building greater economic resilience and diversification. In the previous Island Insight,

Defeating COVID-19 through solidarity and cooperation

On May 12, 2020, China and Caribbean countries, having diplomatic relations, held a special vice-ministerial meeting on COVID-19 via video

Is it still the people’s time?

“It means stronger and safer communities, where power is shared by people in every part of the country and where

Going to the source amid COVID-19

Since the arrival of COVID-19 on our Bahamian shores, the word on most of our mouths is food. Once the lockdown was

Consider This | The fog of war, pt. 3

“In war, the first casualty is the truth.” — Aeschylus Two weeks ago, in part one of this series, we observed

Tourism: Lessons from COVID-19

Preliminary Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimates indicate that there will be a 45 percent decline in international

LETTERS
COVID-19 presents the most inopportune time to be prime minister

Dear Editor, The attitude of the Bahamian returnee, whose video of her criticizing the Free National Movement (FNM) administration over conditions

Changing politics in The Bahamas

Dear Editor, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but building the

Time to revoke proclamation of emergency 

Dear Editor, The prime minister announced on March 19, 2020 that he was invoking the provisions of Article 29 of the

Responding to call to downsize public sector 

Dear Editor, According to the Tribune of May 19, 2020, a group calling itself the Organisation for Responsible Governance (ORG) apparently

What is next?

Dear Editor, The question that is baffling every Bahamian and resident in our wonderful nation is: ‘What is next?’ Obviously, no one in

A good doctor, but not a good minister 

Dear Editor, It is stunning to read the remarks of those who credit the now resigned Dr. Duane Sands as having