EDITORIAL: A servant of the nation who deserves respect

IT was late at night on April 10, 2013, when a call came into The Tribune newsroom to report not one, but two police officers shot in separate incidents. One was senior officer Clayton Fernander.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: When a minister’s soft voice shouted in rage

When a Methodist minister writes a tell-all book about his life, you aren’t too surprised to hear him wax eloquently about the one woman he loved for half a century, or the fact that he never lost faith, no matter how many challenges he faced.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Connect the dots on marijuana legislation

PRIME Minister Minnis seems to be in the zone these days, in regards to legalising and decriminalising marijuana, both medicinally and recreationally here in the Bahamas.

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STATESIDE: We hold these truths to be self-evident - but nothing’s really changed, has it?

So far, 2020 is providing ample evidence that real and perceived discrimination in the United States on the basis of gender and race remains a big issue.

EDITORIAL: Kneejerk politics as election appears on the horizon

SO the pretence is done – the countdown to the 2022 election has begun.

EDITORIAL: The slow revolution on marijuana

AT long last, the slow-motion progress of the marijuana commission has seen Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis receive the preliminary report.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Stir the pot - it might just produce the change you need

Whether at work, school, or other institutions, we all have to, at some point and with some regularity, attend meetings. Assemblies, check-ins, updates, services, training and conferences all bring us to a space with other people with connections to the institution or topic at hand.

EDITORIAL: The law must be upheld

The Tribune investigation that revealed the sale of abortion pills without prescription has, inevitably, prompted calls for abortion laws to be changed.

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FACE TO FACE – Patrice Rebranded: I’ve earned my stripes and love what I’m doing now

When you listen to the radio this week, you’ll likely hear a brand new song to dance to. Patrice Murrell’s latest single is yet another fun, upbeat tune. She is known for her bubbly pizazz; but in 2020, Patrice is showing off a more sophisticated, sexy, chic side of herself.

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PETER YOUNG: Winners and losers - they still have to work together

To adapt Abraham Lincoln’s famous dictum about not being able to fool all of the people all of the time, it is similarly impossible to please everybody even for some of the time. So to obtain order in the conduct of human affairs, some way has to be found of determining the will of the people. The best means is to consult them and let the majority prevail.

EDITORIAL: Alarm bells over drugs and health

THE investigation in today’s Tribune that revealed the sale of abortion drugs despite the lack of a prescription has rung several alarm bells.

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WORLD VIEW: Why CARICOM had no national for OAS top job

READERS of Barbados newspapers were exposed recently to the views of John Beale, one of the country’s former Ambassadors to the Organisation of American States (OAS), on the forthcoming election for the post of Secretary-General. Because Mr Beale served at the OAS and did sterling work, his views on the Secretary-Generalship of the OAS deserve attention.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: If your hands are full, what else can a girl do?

Here comes a group of women, all belonging to the same church. There’s something awry about their shape so you wonder if it has to do with their particular form of worship or was it what they served after Sunday School?

EDITORIAL: Pledges and politics

IT started off as an event widely hailed as a good thing.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Another timely lesson from the US on marijuana

AS our National Commission on the legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana is now operating at a breakneck pace, to legalise and decriminalise marijuana, both medicinally and recreationally, on the heels of Prime Minister Minnis’ endorsing the legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana in the Bahamas.