WITH an eye on the goal of making its water supply system more efficient, the Bahamas Water and Sewerage Corporation is making a bold move with a 10-year comprehensive water efficiency project that began in April 2012, funded by an Inter-American Development Bank loan.
“Either for reasons of pride and insecurity, or for financial gain – whichever you believe – local vets are willing to tolerate the suffering of more animals in the short term than would have been the case had they allowed the original plan to go forward.”
By TAMARA Van BREUGEL
But last week, when issued a dictate severely curtailing our ability to cover parliament, and interfering with how we do our job in general, journalists were of one accord in rejecting it.
By PACO NUNEZ
By Rupert Missick Jr
For a country that abhors idolatry on the basis of its Christian faith we certainly do have a lot of sacred cows.
ALL Caribbean nations have well-developed contingency plans in the event of a natural disaster. However, few have established procedures to address the issue of the damage caused to a nation’s image and reputation.
IN 1986, former Jamaican senator and Gleaner editor Hector Wynter said that cultural dominance should never deny press freedom. Three decades later, public dissatisfaction with the role that the media plays is still directly correlated to the level of access to information.
IF the movements made by a handful of young Bahamian professionals over the past year in tourism are any indication of the entrepreneurial thinking of their counterparts, then there is some hope for the future outlook of tourism in the Bahamas.
THE last time I visited Cat Island, I explored the exclusive peninsula on the north-west coast known as Pigeon Cay. Luxury homes dot the shoreline of Pigeon Cay, overlooking a beautiful inland creek and mangrove system as well as a stunning stretch of white sand beach.
Mr Speaker I rise to acknowledge that since our last meeting in this place, a fortnight overflowing with violence and death saw this year’s murder count approach that of 2012, the second highest catalogue of senseless carnage in our history.
Rupert Missick Jr looks at the issues surrounding the Cuba detainees
BECAUSE we have passed through periods of emancipation, decolonization, desegregation and independence, there are many who assume that race – once the primary basis of prejudice against black people – is no longer a relevant topic for discussion.
A STORY of how one civic action group is using social media to drive public awareness on national issues. Forward, Upward, Onward, Together.