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A COMIC'S VIEW: Do I have to spell it out for you? Check your facts

I’M convinced that the internet has more “fake news” spreaders and “conspiracy theorists” per capita here in The Bahamas than anywhere else in the world.

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Flamingos stand out in 'Emblematic' exhibit

THE COUNTRY’s 40th anniversary of independence was officially recognised on July 10, but celebrations have continued.

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Tributes paid to 'industrious, distinguished' Harry Sands

NOTED attorney Harry B Sands, 92, died peacefully at his home last Wednesday, his family announced.Mr Sands was one of the founding partners of the noted law firm Harry B Sands, Lobosky and Company.Called to the English Bar, Mr Sands was admitted to

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‘Don’t bulldoze shanty towns - create a Little Haiti instead’

ATTORNEY Fred Smith, QC, yesterday urged the government to “form a little Haiti” in The Bahamas instead of bulldozing shanty towns and “destroying people’s lives”.

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Auto dealer supports storm fraud safeguard

An auto dealer yesterday backed the Government’s safeguards for Hurricane Matthew automobile replacements, suggesting it would reduce the fraud and exploitation seen under previous ‘exigency Orders’.

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Speed Week targeting 2,000-3,000 room nights

BAHAMAS SPEED Week’s president said yesterday that if the event could generate 2,000-3,000 room nights it would be “well worth it,” telling Tribune Business the entire thrust was putting “heads on beds”.

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Be careful of ‘expert’ advice

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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Kids miss school as parents protest

ANGRY Central Andros residents are not sending their children to school in protest against the Ministry of Education’s decision to transfer a mathematics teacher from Central Andros High School to North Andros High School.

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Ana's fine art photography

FOR photographer Ana Elisa Wassitsch, depicting the beauty of nature and the sea never gets old. The photographer had her first ever exhibit during the recently held Transforming Spaces Art Tour.

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Seeking to rewrite history

REWRITING the Baha Mar narrative has become somewhat of a sport in our political climate – where undeserving individuals seek to claim ownership or responsibility for where Baha Mar is today. At the opening of the SLS Baha Mar on Friday evening, Prime Minister Minnis was beaming at his inheritance, while Opposition Leader Brave Davis was green with envy. Davis’ request for the prime minister to apologize for his previous sentiments on Baha Mar and Prime Minister Minnis’ most recent shift in tone are both equally laughable.

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Lighthouse that stood guard now in need of help

NASSAU’s historic and iconic lighthouse, for millions of cruise passengers every year the first landmark they see approaching the harbour, has fallen into a “deplorable” state of disrepair.

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No plans to shut down auto business after fire

THE government does not have any current plans to shut down or relocate Strachan’s Auto Repair, press secretary Anthony Newbold said yesterday. The blaze on Sunday night when more than 200 cars burned was not the first time a fire has broken out at t

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Set a plan in motion

The time is upon us to rise up from this state of paralysis caused by the Covid 19 pandemic and set a plan of action in motion to restore the health of the economy of our glorious Bahamas. Here are some ideas the government should consider:

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Crafting clients for life

Carpentry is truly an art of its kind, especially when a wooden log that has passed through a carpenter’s hand earns its identity, character or appeal once crafted.

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WORLD CUP: Spain and Portugal qualify in thrilling climax to Group B

(Mirror.co.uk) Portugal qualified for the round of 16 at the World Cup despite being held 1-1 by Iran in World Cup Group B on Monday after Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty.

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Behold the swingers

There is a famous song by a Bahamian entertainer par excellence, my favorite living sibling, Kirkland ‘KB’ Bodie, titled: ‘Boy Ya Got Swing’. We all know that song was always relevant, but it will become even more so as we approach yet another electoral cycle.

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Ali Knowles CEO of Caribbean Sluggers

ALI Knowles has made a successful transition from the baseball diamond to the equipment and apparel business.

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EDITORIAL: The final destruction of Baha Mar

IN his statement last week on China’s new restrictions on overseas investments by its nationals, Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield, in reply to a Tribune reporter’s question, said he had not mentioned the position of Baha Mar in his press release because “it is sold and (in the process of completion).”

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Alleged $22m PI fraudster served via DPM’s law firm

Receivers have been forced to serve legal proceedings on a Paradise Island resident accused of committing a $22 million fraud via Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis’s law firm, Tribune Business can reveal, as they seek to recover $7.1 million allegedly transferred to the Bahamas.

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$110m Long Island developers aim for 2014 JV progress

The developers behind the proposed $110 million Port St George project on Long Island yesterday said they would “be surprised if something doesn’t move this year” on finding a joint venture partner to move the development forward.