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EDITORIAL: Frustration for too long - and on both sides

IT has been a long time coming – but junior doctors walked out yesterday.

EDITORIAL: Is there a plan for our children? "Not really"

AS the nation continues to struggle through the power problems affecting New Providence, there continue to be moments that make you realise how little prepared the government was for this.

EDITORIAL: Leading the way for a healthier diet

OUT goes the sin tax, in comes a ban on sugary drinks.

EDITORIAL: An unforced error ahead of union talks

Stormy waters lie ahead for the government – some of them literally – as it tries to keep on track for its deficit target of one percent this year.

EDITORIAL: How about a living wage, not just a minimum wage?

There was a very quick retreat yesterday from Finance Minister Peter Turnquest after the subject of a possible rise in the minimum wage was broached.

EDITORIAL: Plastics law to have teeth - now enforce it

When the ban on single-use plastics was first proposed, we warmly welcomed it in this column – with one caveat: It has to be enforced.

EDITORIAL: Have we lost our way just to get shares and likes?

There are times when you wonder about the humanity of some people.

EDITORIAL: No comfort over BPL’s failings

If the public was hoping for reassurance from yesterday’s BPL press conference, there was little to be found.

EDITORIAL: It’s time to tell us everything, BPL

“This has gone beyond a crisis. This is an all-out catastrophe.”

EDITORIAL: Implement alert for Marco’s sake

It is almost eight years since Marco Archer was murdered, a killing which shocked Bahamians at a time of too many killings.

EDITORIAL: Show a little respect, Mr Rodney

Do it my way or I’ll close my resort.

EDITORIAL: Power to the people

The holiday weekend was a well-deserved break for many. People packed up work on Friday, and headed home ready to enjoy the three-day break – ready to relax and unwind. It’s a shame Bahamas Power and Light had other plans for Bahamians.

EDITORIAL: Don’t let profit kill our conch

Imagine a Bahamas without conch.

EDITORIAL: What have immigration officers got to hide?

It happened in the dead of night. At four in the morning, officers from the immigration department swooped in an operation called Rising Sun – but it ended with accusations of violence, claims officers entered a property without a warrant, and a prominent member of a Bahamas human rights group held in custody with family members for hours.

EDITORIAL: The same old summer of rushing to repair schools

The race is on. School term starts on September 2 – and the dash to repair buildings before the start of the term is well under way. The question is, will it be done on time?

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