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STATESIDE: A spellbinding Sunday in Augusta

Among golf tournaments, the British Open and the Masters are generally regarded as the most prestigious and the most steeped in the many traditions with which golf drapes itself.

EDITORIAL: When will we learn to treat people as humans?

IT is hard to imagine how much worse the government could have treated Douglas Ngumi.

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THE ALICIA WALLACE COLUMN: We don’t have to make everything a competition

Disasters intrigue us. We are interested in how the fire started, who was targetted and why it took so long for help to come. Some become amateur detectives, trying to find motive. Some are self-appointed jury members and judges, deciding who did what and what they deserve as punishment. Not much time passes between freak accidents and terrorist attacks, especially when we have international news at our fingertips. There is always something to theorise, obsess, pray and argue over.

EDITORIAL: A lie has speed, the truth has endurance

GOSSIP got out of hand, it seems, at SC McPherson last week.

EDITORIAL: "You can’t get lost in the animal rights talk." Oh yes you can - and must.

The swimming pigs have become globally recognised as a part of the Bahamian tourism market.

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THE PETER YOUNG COLUMN: Can Assange’s actions be justified? Not in my book

The sudden news of the arrest in London of the co-founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, not surprisingly hit the headlines last week.

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FACE TO FACE: A zest for life which has never been broken

One cannot meet a person like Paul Fernander and forget him.

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WORLD VIEW: Fight to save or sell the soul of the OAS

THE Organisation of American States (OAS), already a broken institution, was shattered even more on April 9 at a meeting of its Permanent Council. It is now an organisation whose membership is deeply divided and among whom mistrust and bitterness now predominates.

POLICE ADVICE: Wherever you work, think safety first

Accidents can be prevented by keeping workplace safety tips in mind on the job. No matter what industry you work in, applying safety tips can prevent accidents.

EDITORIAL: Will the Bahamas become America’s Taiwan?

THE fiery response from the Chinese Embassy to the White House Press Secretary’s statement that President Trump “looks forward to working” with The Bahamas and other Caribbean countries to “counter China’s predatory economic practices”, should at last open the eyes of the American government to what we have been predicting for some time in this column - China is flexing its muscles in the Caribbean basin - America’s security moat, both on the Atlantic and Pacific side.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: On the funny side of Easter ... or why some hair spray might restore your faith in a good joke

Since Easter is approaching, and Good Friday is a holiday, I thought I’d get the jump on the ‘Easter Bunny’ with some ‘Easter Funny.’

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DIANE PHILLIPS: A stench of entitlement laid bare

In March, when the story broke revealing some 50 people had been indicted in the US for what was labelled a “racketeering scheme” involving Hollywood hotshots, hotheads and CEOs paying up to $500,000 to have test scores altered so their children could get into good colleges, shockwaves radiated from coast to coast.

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BUSINESS BITES: To really grow our economy we need foreigners - tens of thousands of them

Whenever I look at a map of the Caribbean I am astonished at the size of our country: an archipelago 760 miles long, matching the arc stretching from the Virgin Islands down to Trinidad, giving us sovereignty over the 150,000 square miles of earth and water known as the Lucayan Sea.

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STATESIDE: Sunshine and Scandals

Florida: The Sunshine State. Now widely estimated to be the third most populous state in America, right behind California and Texas and, pending the results of the 2020 census, formally overtaking New York. The Bahamas’ favourite shopping centre.

EDITORIAL: A knife has no place in a schoolbag

WHEN our children walk out of our doors to go to school on a morning, we want their bags to be packed with the things they need for school.