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Leadership in Dorian’s aftermath

Given the state of emergency created by Hurricane Dorian’s deadly and destructive impact on Abaco and Grand Bahama, it was

Xenophobia, ungratefulness and knee-jerk policymaking

The recent pronouncement by Attorney General Carl Bethel advising work permit holders – legal residents of The Bahamas — to

Probing Dorian’s aftermath

Factors such as political persuasiveness, appeals to sentiment and the tendency to tire of subject matters with the passage of

Climate change, greenhouse gases and hurricanes 

The Bahamas has been engaged in the international effort to safeguard the environment, to protect our biodiversity and to reduce

Consider This | Quo vadis, Bahamas?

“If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.” — Henry A. Kissinger Twenty years

Climate change, hurricanes and reconstruction, pt. 1

Last weekend, Swedish teenage environmental advocate Greta Thunberg made a plea to world leaders to listen to the science, to

OP-ED
Who is my neighbor?

In the House of Assembly yesterday, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced a $100,000 donation The Bahamas received from the

Focus | Does Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Recovery and Reconstruction make sense?

Does the new Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Recovery and Reconstruction (MODPRR) make sense? The short answer is that it depends.

Making climate refugees

Today, the focus is on recovering from the latest hurricane. Dorian has hit and has left a wake of devastation. People

Tourism resilience: bouncing back after hurricanes

As I pen the draft of this article today on September 2, 2019, Hurricane Dorian is lashing Grand Bahama after

Front Porch | Letter to young Bahamians after Hurricane Dorian

This is the 600th column by this writer. It is dedicated to young Bahamians (including the sons and daughters of

Focus | Leadership matters and it matters even in youth

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, some 21 graduating high school seniors from various schools in Nassau completed a nine-month leadership

LETTERS
‘Cry the beloved country’

Dear Editor, I watched in horror and dismay when our northern islands were decimated by the terrible storm, Dorian, resulting in massive

Restoring Abaco through universal basic income

Dear Editor, A thing can die little by little, but in order for it to come alive it needs to happen

Positive contributions needed in Dorian’s wake

Dear Editor, “It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad. It is better still, to sit with

Promoting compassion for our Haitian brothers and sisters

Dear Editor, “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for

Single-use plastics pose imminent threat to the survival of The Bahamas 

Dear Editor, Battered and bruised, The Bahamas is now the most recent island nation to experience global warming’s wrath. Our scattered, low-lying

Airlines should consider relaxing cargo fees

Dear Editor, I have heard reports of boxes and other supplies being sent to hurricane victims in Grand Bahama via the