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INSIGHT: The rise of Dr Andre Rollins

WHEN the Progressive Liberal Party embraced Dr Andre Rollins into its fold in 2011, I was surprised.

Bishop Laish Boyd calls for FOI and more transparency in gov’t

OFTEN times, politicians peering down from their lofty perches of elected office take aim at the media for calling them out on their mistakes.

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INSIGHT: Gov’t should be worried over jobless rate

NEARLY three years into the Christie administration’s second term in office, many voters and, by Prime Minister Perry Christie’s own recent admission, PLP supporters are growing restless with the lack of fulfilment of the promises that were used to sway them at the ballot box in 2012.

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INSIGHT: A new deal for downtown Nassau?

An ambitious and much-needed project to regenerate Bay Street, Nassau is again in the offing. Richard Coulson looks at what needs to be done differently to prevent it suffering the same fate as the ten-year old EDAW plan, which withered on the vine.

INSIGHT: Transparency needed on immigration probes

The government's new immigration policy took another hit as allegations of abuse at the hands of an immigration official surfaced over the weekend. This has brought renewed calls for accountability from the government as it investigates the claims. Tribune news editor Taneka Thompson looks at the issue.

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INSIGHT: Prime Minister 'delusional' over crime, pre-election issues

The Prime Minister sees crime as the key issue that will decide the next election. However, one observer believes the Christie administration has fallen down on a number of promises, not just crime reduction. Tribune news editor Taneka Thompson explores the issue.

INSIGHT: The last courtesan

A relentless quest for money, status and power defined Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman's extraordinary life from infamy to respectability and acceptance by the establishment. In the first of a two-part series Sir Christopher Ondaatje looks at how the English socialite used her feminine wiles to entrance the rich and famous through the war years and beyond.

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Passport to a better future?

The spectre of Loftus Roker looms all too large for migrants over the government’s contentious policy, says Ava Turnquest, Tribune Chief Reporter.

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Erskine Curry - Fantasy and reality

Ricardo Wells discovers a grandiose plan to take the Bahamas telecommunications sector by storm is nothing more than a deception.

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INSIGHT: Ready for battle or heading for defeat?

The FNM may be celebrating the new-look leadership team but there are doubts it has a strong enough voice to win the next general election. Taneka Thompson reports.

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President Obama's immigration address

The issue of immigration has been making front page news recently both here in the Bahamas and in the United States. Last Thursday, President Barack Obama took the debate to a new level, when he introduced controversial new policies for the US. Here is his address in full:

Views from atop the hill

Have you ever driven past Government House and considered what life is like on Mount Fitzwilliam?

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INSIGHT: Today's youth, tomorrow's leaders

Can the Bahamas, a society where seniority is prized, really afford to disregard the voice of youth? Rashad Rolle hears why the world is waking up to the need to shift from adultism and why the country is in danger of being left behind.

INSIGHT - YOUNG MANS VIEW: Long Island's economic slump

I GREW up on the best place on earth — Long Island. I have long thought that our great island — for me, the greatest island in our archipelagic chain — has become a forgotten outsider. That has saddened me, particularly during my countless visits to Eleuthera, Grand Bahama, Abaco, Bimini, Exuma and other Bahamian islands.

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INSIGHT: Stopping the bloodshed

While the government has remained guarded over new crime fighting strategies which were formulated last week, a noted psychiatrist gives his take on what we can do to stem the tide of violent crime. Tribune News Editor Taneka Thompson reports.

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