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EDITORIAL: Govt’s due diligence of CTFE must be thorough

AS a Bahamas government delegation jetted to Hong Kong over the weekend, to meet with and conduct a due diligence investigation of the conglomerate that wants to purchase Baha Mar, it would seem by announcements being made in Nassau that the trip is only a formality.

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POLITICOLE: We’ve come a long way and no way at all in 40 years

While researching video footage for a film project, I came across some clips from the 1970s and 1980s, including old video recordings of Lynden Pindling around the time of Bahamian independence from Britain.

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WORLD VIEW: The dignity of the Obamas

As Barack Obama’s Presidency of the United States enters its final weeks, there are tens of millions of people in America and across the world who already feel a great sense of loss.

EDITORIAL: The passing of a dictator

TO BE instantly recognisable worldwide by one’s first name or initials is a unique testament to fame or notoriety.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: BPL plays the perfect Scrooge for Christmas

As much as I would like to address several issues affecting Bahamians this week, I’m forced to go with one, BPL, and obviously I must do it rather quickly as there’s no telling when they will strike again.

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A YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: No place for political partisan ploys when the people rise up

Black Friday was a wonderful day for democracy in the Bahamas.

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A YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: No prosecution, no explanation - again

ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson must be held to account for the number of ‘nolle prosequis’ being issued by her office.

EDITORIAL: Bahamas Police Force needs help with crime

IN 2010, the Cayman islands brought in British police to tackle a rise in gang-related crime that business leaders feared could hurt the territory’s image as a safe financial and tourist destination.

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TOUGH CALL: A Bahamian in search of Fidel

With the death of Fidel Castro at the weekend, Larry Smith recalls a visit to Cuba six years ago . . .

EDITORIAL: After the march, what next?

ON Friday, November 25, history was made in The Bahamas.

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POLITICOLE: Mitchell’s strange quackings reveal a man out of touch

Somewhere in the dark recesses of his mind, Fred Mitchell thought it was appropriate - all things considered - to release a voice note that specifically and blatantly advertises his bent, individual political positions, while wearing the cap of our country’s foreign affairs representative, as if being a politician in the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) was not enough of a scar on his record.

EDITORIAL: Fred Mitchell now confronts a new political duck

WHILE Prime Minister Perry Christie attempted to extend a hand of cooperation to the many Bahamians who have lost faith in his government, his arrogant Foreign Affairs Minister, in an audio recording released on social media only hours before the organised demonstration was to begin, forbade his party’s supporters to attend. Despite this warning three Cabinet ministers did attend.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Bahamians have more than enough good reasons to march today

As I shopped in a Super Value foodstore yesterday (the same one that was recently robbed at gunpoint), a young Bahamian woman asked me about today’s ‘Black Friday March’.

EDITORIAL: Protest and the spread of populism

IN AN increasingly interconnected world in which information can be instantaneously and continuously transmitted across time zones at the click of a computer mouse, it comes as no surprise that globalisation continues to grow at a bewildering pace.

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A YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Radical reforms required to improved public trust in our political system

The Bahamas’ electoral process and the parliamentary registration procedures are seriously flawed and are in desperate need of a complete overhaul.

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