WHEN in 2013, then Minister of National Security announced the signing of the letter of intent to buy nine new vessels, he proclaimed it “the single largest investment to date in the Defence Force’s history”.
If BPL wondered how their proposed additional charge to the monthly electric bill would go down, the Bahamian people have given them a swift answer.
Who’s going to pay to fix the long history of mismanagement of electricity in The Bahamas? Here’s a clue – your bills are going to have an extra charge on them.
There is a familiar story many Bahamians have heard.
ON a day when President Donald Trump announced the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, there is a stark reality on show for The Bahamas.
THERE is a notable contrast to be seen in today’s Tribune.
As the country chews over the latest examination results showing no progress for students in maths, English and science, here are some strong words to consider.
THE ongoing dispute between teachers from CH Reeves and Carlton Francis schools and the Ministry of Education has taken another unfortunate turn.
IT takes a level head to be the Speaker of the House of Assembly. It is a position that requires balance, to stand up to conflicting points of view and to weather criticism.
IT takes some stretching of credulity to believe that there’s nothing at all going on with regard to the position of Commodore Tellis Bethel.
“Deeply tribal, mediocre and unproductive.”
A SMALL but significant step took place yesterday in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian - the Missing Persons Help Desk was deactivated.
WHATEVER is going on with House Speaker Halson Moultrie?
“THE time is coming” were the words of Pineridge MP and pastor Frederick McAlpine recently on the subject of civil unions for same-sex partners. He might not have shared the memo with some of his fellow pastors.
WHEN junior doctors walked out on strike in August, initially there was sympathy for the medics, but that sympathy ran out very quickly.