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Why we cannot afford more delays

It is safe to say that all well-thinking people would agree that approving a second telecommunications company for The Bahamas, thus bringing competition and better service and lower prices, is good for all.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Conduct unbecoming at Carmichael Road police station

This week, I had cause to attend the Carmichael Road police station on behalf of two clients who, among other things, appear to have been brutally beaten in police custody. The matter is now sub judice and so I will not delve into the particulars of that matter.

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TOUGH CALL: A comprehensive Environmental Management Act

IN AN obvious attempt to soothe public anger over the Rubis fuel leak disaster in Marathon, Environment Minister Ken Dorsett recently unveiled draft legislation “for the establishment of the Department of Environmental Planning and Protection”, saying the law would be brought to Parliament in October.

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POLITICOLE: Calculating Carnival: What's wrong with GDP - and Paul Major's version of it

IN a May 12 Nassau Guardian article, several quotes about the economic impact of Junkanoo Carnival in The Bahamas are attributed to Paul Major. This overall economic impact is to be measured by what is being referred to as the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) impact of the festival on the Bahamian economy.

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WORLD VIEW: Guyanese electorate shows maturity despite frustration

In what turned-out to be a very close general election the 22-year reign of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP) as the government of Guyana has come to an end. By a narrow margin of just over 5,000 votes it fell four and a half years short of the rule of the People’s National Congress (PNC), which lasted for 27 years.

How parents can deal with bullying

WITHIN our school system, bullying has reached dangerously high levels and become survival of the strongest.

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NICOLETTE BETHEL: Carnival was a success but we must build our culture

BAHAMAS Junkanoo Carnival is over, and it was a rip-roaring success. As happened in Grand Bahama, in Nassau thousands and thousands of people thronged the festival site, hungry for the new experience, and for the first time ever The Bahamas entered the 21st century world of festivals, productions and events.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: The shifting story of Carnival's success

EVERY time I think of some of the utterances of the certain members of this government, the word ‘Ungawa’ comes to mind.

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POLITICOLE: Feathers, fun and flattering figures

Wait. Did I just see what I think I saw?

Fixed or floating exchange rates: which serves the Caribbean better?

IS the fixed currency exchange rate between the United States and some Caribbean countries affecting the latter’s international competitiveness?

How to avoid being a victim of domestic violence

REGARDLESS of race, gender or social status, it is unfortunate that domestic violence is a vicious act that does not discriminate among its victims. Even though it is against the law, it is a universal issue that transpires every day and victims and perpetrators are sometimes those who are least expected.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Death by a thousands cuts - the slow torture of three years of the PLP

TODAY marks the third anniversary of the Progressive Liberal Party’s term in office, a term that could be described as disappointingly drab and littered with failures to live up to the plethora of election promises made on the campaign trail in 2012.

Which way will Britain swing politically?

Peter Young sets out what is at stake and why in the closest-fought British General Election for decades.

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POLITICOLE: Religion, royalty and ridiculous bank policies

Human beings, through their religious and resulting social institutions, have set themselves up for eternal failure, particularly via penalty inflicted for disagreement over religious doctrines.

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A LIFE OF CRIME: Domestic violence

THIS problem of domestic violence sends off alarm bells around the world.

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