Letters to the Editor


At least that $20m stays in our economy

BAHAMAS Hot Mix has been awarded a $20 million contract by the Nassau Airport Development Company to upgrade two runways at the Lynden Pindling International Airport.

So, what news from capsize investigation?

In February, 2019 a boat left Haiti with reportedly 97 persons on board: The boat reported capsized and sunk in Bahamian waters in the Abacos. The media published the reports and told us that law enforcement in The Bahamas would be investigating this major incident. We have heard no more of the incident and the result of the investigation.

Devaluing scholarship

PM Minnis just devalued the credit and scholarship of the University - thanks but no thanks.

Nationality is not the main concern

I read with some disappointment a news article in your June 19, 2019 edition that reported concerns being raised about the appointment of Commonwealth citizens to senior posts in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

No fan of Hanna Martin

I have been watching Englerston MP Glenys Hanna Martin’s performance in the House of Assembly for a little while. I have been very disappointed by her.

Time for summer recess

Unprecedented, the Prime Minister moves from the front beach of the Government side to sit with a back bencher on the Opposition side then, oh that Travis Robinson speech…so much lucky split! The yesterday now the best of friends Robinson sits next to PM on Government side…what big announcement coming soon?

So has this party got a government permit?

The social media page advertises the event as “bare naked – The ultimate summer pool party.

Going for the lowest bid makes sense to me

Re Hot Mix & Brent Symonette

Don't pretend we are not a wealthy country

I have followed the letters of Abraham Moss for some time, and find them to be well-informed and to demonstrate a good grasp of some of the most exasperating issues facing our country – often the same ones that provoke me to write.

Leadership of The Bahamas in the international arena there for all to see

Response to a Letter to the Editor Appearing in the Tribune dated June 17, 2019

Why we must protect legacy of Alrae Ramsey and Blair John

The heart of this nation should ache for the loss of two propitious young men who met a cruel fate in Italy. The fact that few Bahamians knew these men should not detract from the promise they held out for all of us.

Responses to Mrs Emmanuel mean-spirited

During her contribution to the recent budget debate, MICAL MP Miriam Emmanuel was clearly flustered and unable to articulate some budget numbers. She was clearly embarrassed by her performance.

A tarnished legacy

The Free National Movement administration of Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has extended condolences to the Jamaican people on the passing of their former Prime Minister and Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Edward Seaga, who succumbed to cancer in a Miami based hospital on May 28.

Arrogance is a roadblock on the highway to wisdom

I must speak whenever there are injustices being visited on anyone. I must also, without ambiguity, express how I arrived at my explicit opinion.

Why you should never give people absolute power

UNDER the point of the sword, King John of England enacted the Magna Carta on 15 June, 1215, and created parliament. The principle is that everyone is subject to the law, even the king, and guarantees the rights of individuals, the right to justice and the right to a fair trial. The problem with any rights is how you enforce them. s1