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INSIGHT: “The Royal Bahamas Police Force made me a man”

When my memoir - A Policeman’s Story - was published in 2013, The Tribune’s publisher Eileen Dupuch Carron called it “an interesting account of life in the Bahamas from the early sixties through independence and the drug wars to the present”.

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INSIGHT: PLP betrays its legacy by turning against workers

By the end of this week, Allyson Maynard-Gibson, the Attorney-General of the Bahamas, should have either resigned from her post or be fired by Prime Minister Perry Christie. It is that simple.

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INSIGHT: Leadership scandal threatens Commonwealth economic optimism

As the the world’s oldest political association of states looks to be entering a new golden era of prosperity, its relevance is being tested by allegations of corruption and cronyism against its top executive, Peter Young says

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INSIGHT: Governments have ignored senior police advice over the years

Based on his 30 years experience as a police officer Paul Thompson begins a series looking at why the Bahamas is in the state it is today and what lessons should have been learned

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INSIGHT: Take it or leave it - the Baha Mar deal

Malcolm J Strachan doubts that former Baha Mar employees will be paid what they are owed in full come settlement time at the end of the month . . .

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INSIGHT: The truth about the Baha Mar payouts

In debating the pending Baha Mar payouts, let’s recognise one good thing amidst the surrounding sea of errors and deception: former Baha Mar employees (about 2,000 of them) will soon be paid what is owed to them.

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INSIGHT: The tail wagging the dog

Questions, more questions. Malcolm J Strachan pleads for answers from the government over the Baha Mar creditors process . . .

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INSIGHT: Goodwill gesture by Chinese is a sideshow

Richard Coulson explains why the $100m ‘gift’ to Bahamian creditors is doing nothing to advance Baha Mar’s revival . . .

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INSIGHT: Has Perry Christie saved Baha Mar?

After all the legal manoeuvres, rhetoric and agreements, Richard Coulson doubts any progress has been made on the stalled mega resort . . .

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INSIGHT: How many firms does it take to spin a lie?

Stanley Cartwright says no amount of public relations trickery - all at taxpayers’ expense - can hide the government from serious questioning over the Baha Mar deal . . .

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INSIGHT: New British PM strikes positive notes on ‘Brexit’

The real work negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union starts today with the return of Parliament, says Peter Young . . .

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INSIGHT: Water torture - the drip, drip of Baha Mar dealings

Surprise, surprise. After 20 months of waiting the Government has announced a Chinese carve up of the stalled Cable Beach mega resort, Malcolm J Strachan says . . .

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INSIGHT: Radio Ga Ga – URCA slammed for issuing licences like 'confetti'

Tribune Radio Ltd (TRL) has hit out at the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA), calling the agency’s “excessive and ill-advised” issuance of over 40 FM broadcast licences and its subsequent plans for a retroactive shuffling of a station’s position on the FM (frequency modulation) dial as an “outrageous and irrational abuse of power”.

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WORLD VIEW: Trump’s Mississippi miscalculation

On June 26, 2011, 47-year-old Craig Anderson was on his way to celebrate his birthday when he was attacked and murdered by ten white teenagers in a parking lot in Jackson, Mississippi.

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INSIGHT: And then there were none

Neko Grant’s announcement that he will not stand for re-election next year means it is now only a matter of when and how the FNM’s ‘Dissident Six’ will meet their political demise, says Malcolm J Strachan . . .

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