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POLITICOLE - Exodus: Gods and Kings - a question of belief

If you haven’t yet watched the film Exodus: Gods and Kings, don’t read any further; come back and read this when you’re done watching the movie. If you have already watched it, or once you’re done watching, don’t hesitate to compare and share your thoughts about it.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Ryan Pinder’s resignation raises questions

THERE’S a weight loss show called ‘The Biggest Loser’ and, on VH1’s TV channel, there’s another called ‘Best Week Ever’. At least we all know who is a winner, who’s having the best week ever this week, none other than Financial Services Minister Ryan Pinder.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: At schools, discipline goes hand in hand with teaching

THE lack of discipline is the most serious affliction plaguing the Bahamas’ educational system. Over the years, the combination of naughty children, disorderly parents, administrative inertia and bureaucratic red tape has led to systemic failures and contributed to the high numbers of school leavers who are functionally illiterate and innumerate.

Borderline decisions - control or mayhem?

As Britain gears up for a General Election less than five months away, the thorny subject of immigration has taken centre stage again with prime minister David Cameron announcing new measures to deter the rising numbers of people seeking to settle there.

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Bank of The Bahamas: Just so many unanswered questions

When you don’t trust your government, you constantly and effortlessly think of all the new reasons why you shouldn’t. And, once you’re on this road, there’s no turning back.

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Young Man's View: Little festive cheer and goodwill for Bahamians

When one considers the recent crime wave and other national aliments afflicting our country, it is becoming patently clear that the wheels are coming off.

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Drop in fuel prices benefits airlines, not passengers

OIL prices have hit a five-year low of US$67.50 a barrel. This should have been a godsend for the global tourism industry because the cost of air travel should have declined. But that has not happened.

How to stop the cycle of domestic violence

DOMESTIC violence can be perpetuated against a spouse, members of the family and friends living together or separated. It includes physical abuse, verbal abuse, financial abuse, spiritual abuse, emotional abuse, psychological abuse, sexual abuse, child abuse and elder abuse. It is illegal.

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POLITICOLE: The influence and memory of Dr Myles Munroe

I am not a religious person; I want to be very clear about that. Nevertheless, I have had a full exposure to the Christian church – the Anglican church, to be specific.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters clashed with police Monday as they tried to surround Hong Kong government headquarters to revitalize their flagging movement for democratic reforms after camping out on the city’s streets for more than two months.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Now's the time for BEC to embrace privatisation

PUT frankly, I’m simply sick of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) and I often wonder how much more of this seeming ineptitude as it relates to providing continuous electricity and blatant disregard for the public that we—the people—could handle.

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POLITICOLE: Minnis it is (and what's his name)

I paid a few trips to Parliament this past summer, to witness first-hand what Members of Parliament (MPs) get up to in the House of Assembly.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: FNM needs credible names to be its standard bearers

THE Free National Movement’s convention would be over by the time of today’s publication, but by all accounts it was shaping up to be a heated, highly contested affair

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: BOB's lucrative partnership poses questions on ethics

YET again, the Bank of the Bahamas’ (BOB) corporate governance is requiring more scrutiny with the bank’s partnership with the Brickell Management Group, the management company for Venetian West, which is a gated community development purportedly headed by Island Luck owner Sebas Bastian. According to representatives of the management company, their partnership with the Bank of the Bahamas (BOB) will result in that credit facility providing an “exclusive” financing package for potential buyers.

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