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Trying times ahead

With Finance Minister Peter Turnquest’s worst case projection of $1 billion in losses from the COVID-19 fallout, and Tourism Minister

Social distancing considerations

With the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation of social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 so as to protect

A dangerous time to spread fake news 

Hours after it was announced on Sunday afternoon that The Bahamas has its first confirmed case of COVID-19, the fake

A cruising conundrum

The cruise industry is continuing to reel from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and in a latest turn of

A pandemic of panic

Wall to wall media coverage of COVID-19, coupled with the uncharted territory and economic tremors of the disease now designated

Wounds that may not heal

Renowned American poet, the late Maya Angelou once said, “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you

OP-ED
COVID-19: What is really at stake?

We live in a time when increasingly too many people treat foolishness as fact and fact as foolishness. There are times

The challenges of developing health tourism

Health tourism is an enormous and highly competitive global business. Reliable estimates indicate that by 2021 the worldwide health tourism

Consider This | By their fruits…

“You will know them by their fruits.” — Matthew: 7:16 For the past dozen years, the presidents of Saint John’s University

Grand Bahama’s ray of hope

Two days ago, the government inked a deal with Royal Caribbean and its partner, ITM Group, for the purchase and

Consider This | Upon these rocks…

“…and upon this rock I will build my church…” – Matthew 16:18 This past week, I had the privilege of visiting

Tourism 2020 and beyond: charging forward, pt 2

In the last issue of my column, I discussed the evolution of tourism beyond 2020 and the challenges that world

LETTERS
Thank you to our ‘war time’ prime minister 

Dear Editor,  Thank you, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands and the medical team for leading

Vehicle licensing deadline should be extended

Dear Editor, We note the lack of discretion and common sense exhibited by some members of the Royal Bahamas Police Force

Getting greater buy-in for the fight against COVID-19

Dear Editor,  The government has finally decided to take definitive action to contain the spread of COVID-19. There are still too many who

Kudos to govt on crisis response

Dear Editor, I wish to thank our prime minister, his Cabinet, especially Dr. Duane Sands, the minister of health, and the

Special thoughts on Sol Kerzner

Dear Editor, It is most difficult for me to accept that Sol Kerzner has died at the age of 84. I had

A gentle you, gentle me, gentle we

Dear Editor, A dawning of a new era has surmounted the global canvas with an infectious anomaly that reshapes our social