The yearnings for power and wealth of the stone-cold dead British Empire echoed amongst the older generation throughout the shires of Britain during the ‘Brexit’ campaign.
There is an old Bahamian saying “Cut skin ain’t got no owner”.
What makes you who and what you are? Where did your personality come from?
IT is indeed a tragedy when a people become so devoid of moral fibre that they can no longer distinguish between right and wrong.
SOME may recall a parody celebration called Festivus from the 1990s American sitcom, Seinfeld. It included a feast, feats of strength, and the labelling of ordinary events as miracles.
My grandmother passed away in January, 2004. In the 2002 general election, she chose not to vote.
IN the ghetto/inner city, the stories are similar but yet each has such distinct details which makes them so interesting.
“THE short memories of the American voter is what keeps our politicians in office,” quipped American humorist and actor, Will Rogers.
There is a real prospect that, in dealing with unsustainable debt, 11 of 13 Caribbean small states will have lost the first three decades of the 21st century and foregone opportunities for poverty reduction, transformation and growth.
BY THIS time next week, the outcome of the general election will be known and the die will be cast. Either this country will be condemned to five more years of the same old tired and corrupt politicians of a flawed Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government or we shall be embarking on a different and hopeful path with new political faces leading us perhaps to a better, less corrupt, more honest and more prosperous future.
As Bahamians prepare to head to the polls, all of the major parties are now pulling out all the stops to win come May 10.
DONALD Trump is on the back foot now, scrambling as his presidency hits the 100-day mark to build some record of fulfilling campaign pledges in the wake of repeated setbacks and failures.
Imagine one morning you arrive at work to find that your boss has gone completely mad.
POLLS have proven unreliable in forecasting ‘Brexit’ in the UK and Trump in the US, and here in the Bahamas, amazingly, we don’t even have them.
IT IS easy to blame organisers for the debacle that was supposed to be a glam-packed Fyre Festival and instead went up in flames, becoming the non-event, empty tent city with pictures that went viral and fury heard round the world.