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INSIGHT: The blame game

First Mr Izmirlian, now Dr Minnis. Malcolm J Strachan says the PLP must take responsibility for what is happening at Baha Mar, not pin it on others . . .

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INSIGHT: Dangerous investments

Doing business with the Chinese is not proving beneficial for Bahamians. Carey Leonard points to Grand Bahama’s plight as clear evidence . . .

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WORLD VIEW – Commonwealth Free Trade: a British straw man?

A Commonwealth Free Trade Area (FTA) would go down in India “like a lead balloon”. That’s the opinion of Indian Member of Parliament, Shashi Tharoor, as British ministers and Empire-dreamers run around Britain trying to promote the idea that a Commonwealth FTA is a viable alternative to trade with the European Union (EU) which Britain has elected to exit.

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GAIN AN EDGE: Career opportunities with a UB degree

Through her 33 years in the Counselling Services Department (CSD), Career and Placement Counsellor Norma Turnquest has guided thousands of students during their university journey. She not only mentors but also advises students how to land a great job and build an enjoyable career.

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INSIGHT: It’s time to ring the bell

For this failing PLP government its five years is up. Don’t string it out any longer, call the election Malcolm J Strachan says . . .

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GAIN AN EDGE: How BTVI helps lay the foundations for a career

Technical vocational education training can help everyone, from fashion designers to plumbers . . .

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INSIGHT: A unique group working for the common good

Peter Young puts the modern significance of the Commonwealth in context on its day of celebration . . .

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INSIGHT: Christie fiddles while Nassau burns

Residents smoked out again by toxic fumes from the blazing city dump have had enough of empty promises, Malcolm J Strachan says

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INSIGHT: Government is making a pig’s ear out of treatment of animal deaths

Kim Aranha questions why an immediate recall of contaminated pig feed from the government’s feed mill has not been forthcoming and calls for the release of the report of the investigation into the deaths of Exuma’s swimming pigs . . .

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INSIGHT: Nassau’s Ground Zero

Richard Coulson bemoans the lack of progress in re-developing the downtown area of the Bahamian capital city.

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GAIN AN EDGE: Finding where the jobs are

The Lyford Cay Foundations offers three tips for students on mapping out their progress to career success.

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INSIGHT: Is the horse-drawn Surrey above the law?

Ahhh, the plight of the Bahamian Surrey Horse, these road-weary beasts of burden who tirelessly pull carriages to and fro the cruise ship docks in Nassau in the hot sun.

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INSIGHT: Murder most foul

The PLP’s infamous pre-election billboards in 2012 highlighted the inability of the FNM government to curb the murder rate. Nearly five years later and with an escalating death toll passing 600 under the Christie administration Malcolm J Strachan says it’s time to revise the deterrents for violent criminals . . .

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INSIGHT: Davis’ spinning over Baha Mar hoodwinks no one

Graeme Davis, who will oversee the operations of Baha Mar, if and when his employer, the Chinese conglomerate, Chow Tai Fook, closes on its ownership on the property, has been in many Bahamian media outlets recently, promoting his vision of what he hopes Baha Mar will look like on April 21 and afterwards.

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GAIN AN EDGE - Why I give: Scholarships and philanthropy

Each month, Gain An Edge features a guest writer who will share their views, insights and perspectives on higher education. Darnell Osborne, an alumna of University of The Bahamas, on the transformative power of scholarships and philanthropy.

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