IF YOU were born with a disability, this is not about you.
AS WE approach the first anniversary of the election of the PLP to Government a majority of Bahamians have concluded that the PLP-led Government is incompetent and directionless.
THE performance of our Police Force continues to be outstanding. We must continue to be supportive and express our gratitude for their performance.
EVER since I read the Sir Lynden O. Pindling Distinguished Lecture of 2003 by then Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service Fred Mitchell – “What it means to be Bahamian” – I have wanted to confront Mr Mitchell on the remarkable inconsistency between what he articulated as his personal views on Bahamian identity and the public policy carried out by the Department of Immigration.
“One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration, because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy, our health care, our education systems, our national security, and also our local criminality.”
THE Bahamas is in critical and dire need of an Environmental Protection Act. This legislation has been promised in the past by both the FNM and PLP governments.
IN the face of repeated abortive attempts to halt the progress of our social decay, can a tried and tested culture that uses combat training to teach life lessons such as respect for authority, integrity and teamwork be exactly what the modern Bahamas needs?
DURING a recent visit to Trinidad & Tobago I considered and did some research on gambling in that island nation. The information disclosed may be of public interest.
THE pervasive sunshine for which this country is known casts deep shadows where over the years, poisonous secrets have accumulated.
IN mid-July 1979, international scholars attended a two-day academic conference held at the University of Miami centred on Issues in Caribbean Studies.
NOT long ago, a scathing report on the state of Her Majesty’s Prison, Fox Hill, was released.
SUPER Bowl XLVII was orchestrated as a contest between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers, however that contest was not the only showdown taking place.
IN botching the gambling referendum, Perry Christie and his Progressive Liberal Party dealt a serious blow to the prospects for liberalism and progress in the Bahamas.
THERE has been much talk of late about boosting revenue collection and generation, no doubt spurred on by pressure from international credit rating institutions to address our considerable national deficit.
AS WE go to the polls to decide on whether we will support the regulation and taxation of web shop gaming and/or the establishment of a national lottery, as chairman for the Gaming Board of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, I wish to share the following considerations and implications of the upcoming gaming referendum.