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EDITORIAL: Brookfield here to stay – so work together for a brighter future

THE future of Atlantis has been up in the air for a long time – but now it is off the market.

EDITORIAL: What happens after the sentence is served?

WHAT do we do to turn the lives around of offenders once the gates of Fox Hill Prison close behind them?

EDITORIAL: The Bahamas needs you to play your part

HOW concerned should you be about the coronavirus epidemic? The latest step in precautions to prevent the spread of the virus may seem drastic – a check on people coming to The Bahamas if they have been to China in the last 20 days – but the important word to bear in mind is that it is a precaution.

EDITORIAL: Extra borrowing a drop in the rising ocean

THE announcement of extra borrowing by the government – to the tune of $587.9m – will, no doubt, bring a sharp intake of breath from many.

EDITORIAL: We have allowed this failure for far too long

THE tragedy that saw Byron Ferguson’s plane crash into Bahamian waters – leaving him missing presumed dead – had already exposed some of the failings of our search and rescue capacity. Today the extent to which our nation is ill prepared when it comes to airline safety is laid bare.

EDITORIAL: Justice delayed is justice denied

IT IS now more than three years since Osworth Rolle was shot dead by Detective Constable Kendrick Brown.

EDITORIAL: A servant of the nation who deserves respect

IT was late at night on April 10, 2013, when a call came into The Tribune newsroom to report not one, but two police officers shot in separate incidents. One was senior officer Clayton Fernander.

EDITORIAL: Kneejerk politics as election appears on the horizon

SO the pretence is done – the countdown to the 2022 election has begun.

EDITORIAL: The slow revolution on marijuana

AT long last, the slow-motion progress of the marijuana commission has seen Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis receive the preliminary report.

EDITORIAL: The law must be upheld

The Tribune investigation that revealed the sale of abortion pills without prescription has, inevitably, prompted calls for abortion laws to be changed.

EDITORIAL: Alarm bells over drugs and health

THE investigation in today’s Tribune that revealed the sale of abortion drugs despite the lack of a prescription has rung several alarm bells.

EDITORIAL: Pledges and politics

IT started off as an event widely hailed as a good thing.

EDITORIAL: Less talk, more action

A DAY after National Security Minister Marvin Dames took time out of his day to complain about how The Tribune reported his comments about the Commissioner of Police’s time at the helm coming to an end, a matter of more substance landed on his desk.

EDITORIAL: Work permit threat is a blunt instrument

YOU sometimes wonder if some people in government have experience in business.

EDITORIAL: The greatest help for the greatest need

IN the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, one thing has been heartwarming amid the heartbreak – the support from people around the world.