News / Opinion

EDITORIAL: Make sure everyone is following the rules

TO anyone who has made use of public transport in The Bahamas, it will come as little surprise that there are irregularities in the sector.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: My Top Ten list of what not to do at your office summer party

SUMMER is here and there’s nothing more “political” than office parties, fun days and after work happy hours.

EDITORIAL: The truth about murder

THERE is a harsh reality behind the statistics of murder that is rarely seen in all its brutal truth.

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THE ALICIA WALLACE COLUMN: They’re only children - look after them well

There is reluctance to recognise children as whole people with a range of emotions they have to learn to recognise and handle and their own likes and dislikes in addition to the need for guidance, education and discipline.

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FACE TO FACE: When things don’t quite go as you planned, some unexpected heroes step up

Those were the resounding words declared by the surgeon as he pulled out my baby girl on the morning of April 24, 2019. With tears of joy flowing from my eyes, I heard her cry and saw the beautiful body that was growing inside of me all those months… all 8 pounds, 8.5 ounces of her.

EDITORIAL: Our greatness is shown by how we help those in need

IN the time of deepest despair, it appears we are leaving our friends, families and colleagues with no one to turn to. When The Tribune tried to contact the national suicide hotline yesterday, there was no help to be found. The number was out of service.

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INSIGHT: Why are we so intent on being a latecomer to the legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana?

WHILE the US and Canada are raking in billions in profits from the marijuana industry, the Bahamian government continues to drag its feet on the issue. Since the CARICOM Regional Commission on Marijuana held a town meeting nearly a year and a half ago, there has been little to no movement on the matter.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: My Aunt Kay would have put these drivers in their rightful place

MY late Aunt Kay, who was like my second mother and who also happened to be wheelchair bound in the latter portion of her life, was a source of inspiration and a pillar of strength to me throughout my life. In fact it has long been said that she’s where I get my “hard mouth” from.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: A Sunday conversation with a friend

Friends are easy, tough, strong and weak. They demand so much of us and we of them. We make friends almost as early as we say ‘Mama,’ ‘Dada,’ we link hands when we are just about old enough to reach out and touch someone other than our parents. Even when we are too young to know the word for friends, they are there for us.

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THE ALICIA WALLACE COLUMN: Don’t be blind to the power these men hold

Last week, on the heels of Bishop Simeon Hall’s call for the church to take a strong position against sexual violence and his distinction between rape and sex, the president of the Bahamas Christian Council contradicted it with reckless remarks meant to turn people against Carnival.