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INSIGHT: Ruining our heritage

I wanted to weep. 

WORLD VIEW: Structure not ad-hoc agendas key to US-Caribbean relations

MUCH has been said about the government of the United States of America cutting off aid to countries which do not support that country’s position in international organisations.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Madness in the House of Hades

WHAT can we say about what happened in the House of Assembly this week that hasn’t already been said about conch slop? It stinks to high Heaven.

EDITORIAL: What were they thinking?

There is no excuse for the undignified, low-brow exchange that took place in and outside of the House of Assembly this week.

EDITORIAL: Man tries to crack marijuana’s secret

LAST year Jamaican scientist Dr Henry Lowe made history when his drug, developed from cannabis, to treat acute myeloid leukemia was granted “orphan-drug” designation by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

DIANE PHILLIPS: The least among us can inspire so long as we have a dream

Local drama aside for a moment, this was a very good week to watch history unfold and think about why some events move us, others shake us to our core and still others make us so proud we have to contain ourselves or we might just burst.

EDITORIAL: Donald Trump's constant state of confusion

OBSERVING the behaviour of the current US President can evoke a wide range of emotions. Donald Trump can inspire disdain, disbelief, mockery, infuriation and even weariness. To be fair, he can also inspire intense positive passion and genuine admirat

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FACE TO FACE: A life helping others then Michelle faced her own battle to survive

When a doctor tells you to say your final goodbyes to loved ones, sometimes there’s no coming back. It can be a harrowing moment. The anaesthesiologist asks you to count backwards from ten to one, and the doctor has already told you that you may not survive. But when you have faith, be it as small as a mustard seed, you can overcome anything – and Dr Michelle C Major did just that.

EDITORIAL: How Much is a Human Life Worth?

ON Thursday, January 31, Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans fined a woman $10,000 on a charge of killing a man in the course of dangerous driving and another $2,340 in additional charges related to the hit-and-run accident that took the life of 52-year-old Sunshine Park resident Malcus Ashe.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: The FNM government and the marijuana legalisation debate

WHILE appearing as a guest on the talk show “Political Review” with host Quincy Parker, last Sunday on Guardian Radio, Attorney General Carl Bethel said he will not support the legalisation or decriminalisation of marijuana in The Bahamas.

EDITORIAL: Assisting Fred Mitchell’s failing memory

ON Monday, The Tribune was sent a statement from the Office of the National Chairman of the PLP – no less a person than Fred Mitchell, who seems to have suffered a serious loss of memory.

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The Bucket List: Is it really all it’s hyped up to be or should we kick the bucket down the road?

Bucket Lists interest me. I also feel threatened by them or maybe intimidated is a better word because I don’t really have a full bucket list and that makes me think I must be a pretty boring person.

EDITORIAL: PMH – Rx is painful medicine but it is all that will cure the patient

LAST week’s front page shocker that Princess Margaret Hospital had such a critical bed shortage it was cancelling all elective surgery indefinitely should have come as no surprise.

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FACE TO FACE: Nursing came before everything. I even took my dad to the prom

I spent hours on the top of Blue Hills in New Providence at the home of a sprightly and dainty Bahamian grandmother.

EDITORIAL: Politics put before patients’ beds at PMH

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital Administrator Mary Walker, commenting on the fact that the Princess Margaret Hospital has had to turn away non-emergency cases at the hospital this weekend because of a critical bed shortage due the roof not being repaired for two years, and the shortage of nurses, says that this is the “worst” she has seen the hospital in the many years that she has been on the hospital’s staff.