WHILE browsing through several social media platforms, I have observed people expressing they feel no need to vote.
THERE are many religions in the world with a very large number of followers. The five with the largest are Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and non-religious or atheists.
As the general election of 2017 - date still unknown - draws near, conversations about democracy are being ignited, but largely limited to one of its functions.
THEY say even Jesus was accused of blasphemy, particularly noted in several places in the gospels of the New Testament.
MAKE NO bones about it, the political season is upon us.
A Commonwealth Free Trade Area (FTA) would go down in India “like a lead balloon”. That’s the opinion of Indian Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor, as British ministers and Empire-dreamers run around Britain trying to promote the idea that a Commonwealth FTA is a viable alternative to trade with the European Union (EU) which Britain has elected to exit.
UNLESS something really dramatic happens between now and then, I can confidently say the United States’ presidential election will be held on November 3 in the year 2037. That’s more than 20 years away.
TUESDAY night’s incident surrounding a clash between Free National Movement and Progressive Liberal Party street campaign teams creates cause for concern.
A stunning photo appeared on Facebook over the weekend. Taken from the stern of a small boat speeding away from New Providence, it showed the island entirely shrouded in toxic smoke from the exploding dump.
WHEN the Nassau city dump erupted in massive flames on March 5, spewing thick black smoke for miles and setting a scene that from above looked like the island was on fire, no one could have predicted that what happened that day could have such far-reaching and long-lasting effects or that it could possibly swing an election and displace a government.
Instead of beginning the conversation myself about the news of the past week, I asked a few colleagues to send me their own questions about the week’s news so I could answer specifically what they wanted to talk about.
MR ROBERT Myers told Tribune Business on Friday that the same reason the city dump is burning “is the same reason the country is broke.”
Peter Young puts the modern significance of the Commonwealth in context on its day of celebration . . .
THE Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), operated by many countries in the world, including the United States, Spain, Switzerland, Malta and Portugal to name a few, is particularly misrepresented in relation to the small countries in the eastern Caribbean.
THE LITANY of disasters surrounding the beleaguered Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government seems to be never-ending.