THE dispute between Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd and the president of the Bahamas Union of Teachers, Belinda Wilson, has all the hallmarks of a schoolyard squabble.
NEVER has the saying “it is now or never” felt more urgent than in the case of Freeport.
THERE is a healthy dose of realism in the comments from Finance Minister Peter Turnquest about trying to diversify the country’s income.
ANOTHER day, another setback for the government at the Supreme Court.
THE prison commissioner has some cheek. He thinks it’s none of your business whether coronavirus is in the prison.
THERE is a horrific situation that has developed at Princess Margaret Hospital.
When is a consultation not a consultation?
There is often talk about trying to get The Bahamas to emulate Singapore as a financial success story – but for those dreaming of such things, the words of Gregory Pepin, of Deltec Bank & Trust, are an awakening. A rude one at that.
WE do not yet have a COVID-19 vaccination – that much we all know.
IF we were hoping for a smooth start and a united front for the return to school, we have been swiftly disappointed.
THIS week started with optimism from Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar about an October reopening. It ends with the grim reality that the doors of one of our megaresorts, Baha Mar, will not likely open until Christmas at the earliest.
WE know that many people in The Bahamas are suffering incredible hardship because of the economic effects of COVID-19.
WHAT is the value of a year of your freedom? How about two years? How about nine?
THE Bahamas has made its pitch for how to reopen to tourism.
THE government response to reports of damage to marine life and the seabed from cruise ships sheltering in Bahamian waters has been commendable.