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VIEW FROM AFAR: Happenings in Jamaica

OVER the decades, I have often said that The Bahamas can learn some things from Jamaica and then quickly added about what not to do. There are many mistakes we have made in Jamaica which I felt The Bahamas could avoid. However, Jamaica does some thi

INSIGHT: A 'bazaar' state of affairs

Vendors lament the economic plight for business at the International Bazaar which was once the island’s premier tourist attraction . . .

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WORLD VIEW: Caribbean problems while facing a US void in policy

THE Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC has produced a publication entitled, “The Relevance of US-Caribbean Relations – Three Views”. The title is misleading.

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INSIGHT – The PLP Legacy: Crimes and Mistakes?

“IT IS worse than a crime—it is a mistake!” These were the words of alarm from the statesman Talleyrand after Emperor Napoleon ordered the summary execution of a popular rival in France.

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WORLD VIEW: Venezuela reveals flaws

AMID the finger-pointing and blaming over votes at the Organisation of American States (OAS) on matters related to Venezuela, the fundamental problems of the Organisation have been overlooked.

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GAIN AN EDGE: Using the slow days of summer to fast track your dreams

Summertime isn’t just a time to unwind and relax. It’s also the perfect time to lay the groundwork for college and your future career! Whether you’re a high school student who is just starting to think about college or you’re already in the workforc

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INSIGHT: A time for courage

IT has been one month since the Minnis administration has taken office, and the Bahamian people are already concerned with the actions of their new Government; or more accurately, their new Attorney General.

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WORLD VIEW – CARICOM: Pride turned to gloom

THREE weeks ago, I and many other committed Caribbean integrationists, declared that the unity displayed by CARICOM countries at the Organization of American States (OAS) on May 31 “was a moment for unbridled pride”.

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INSIGHT: Time to Work

IT’S been a little over a month since the FNM has taken office, and the skeletons are being exposed.

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GAIN AN EDGE: Historic Moment

A TOTAL of 790 students marked the end of one chapter of their education at the inaugural Commencement Class of the University of The Bahamas.

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GAIN AN EDGE: Dual role for High School students

BTVI's Dean of Construction Trades and Workforce Alexander Darville shares information and answers questions about the institution's programme, which was reintroduced in 2015.

INSIGHT: A financial lesson from Jamaica

The Bahamas can learn some lessons from Jamaica when it comes to the capital markets. Richard Coulson looks at the activity on the Jamaican Stock Exchange and compares it to the Bahamas International Stock Exchange.

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WORLD VIEW: The ire of two Prime Ministers

ON May 29, two former Prime Ministers and leaders of opposing political parties in Antigua and Barbuda presented their nation’s parliament with one of those rare occasions in which in a fiery debate, they were “singing from the same hymn sheet” as th

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INSIGHT: Brave new world?

It does not appear the Progressive Liberal Party are heeding the lessons of their election rout. Malcolm J Strachan offers some advice . . .

INSIGHT: May expected to win UK election as opinion polls tighten

Britain's general election may be about 'Brexit' but, Peter Young writes, domestic issues matter as well . . .