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Prognosis is Denial? Agree or disagree?

Successive governments duly elected (sometimes I wonder how) exclaimed this land of ours was the best little country to every other claim of excellence and I wonder.

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Bahamas must decide if ‘to hell with’ the EU

The Bahamas must soon decide whether to tell the European Union (EU) “to hell with it” and refuse to be cowed by its repeated ‘blacklisting’ threats, an ex-Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader argued yesterday.

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WORLD VIEW: President Putin - The world should say ‘no more’

“EVERY bullet, every bomb, every shell that hits a target in Ukraine, hits our pockets and our economies in Africa.” Those were the words of the President of Ghana, Akufo-Addo, at the UN General Assembly on September 21.

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EDITORIAL: Many voices with one call over climate change

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis stood in front of one of the biggest international political stages of all on Saturday – the 77th United Nations General Assembly.

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‘Be prepared for hurricanes’

WITH the hurricane season heating up, local stores are advising Bahamians to make the necessary preparations in advance of a major storm.

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Seeking out our hidden heroes

A CAMPAIGN is calling on people to nominate their Hidden Heroes.

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DIVIDED RESPONSE OVER RAPE LAWS: One pastor calls Bill ‘demonic’ in day of consultation

A DRAFT amendment to the Sexual Offences Act that seeks to criminalise marital rape and re-define what consent is, among other terms, was met with mixed reactions from religious leaders yesterday - with one pastor calling it “the most wickedest and demonic bill” in the country’s history.

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Ex-minister’s son denies land fraud

A former Cabinet minister’s son yesterday vehemently denied allegations that he played a key role in a land fraud conspiracy involving two Exuma cays worth a combined $29m.

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Politicians urged: ‘Preach the lessons’ of hard work

The Bahamas is suffering from “a shortage” of political leaders who “preach the lessons” of hard work as opposed to offering hand-outs and giveaways, an outspoken businessman is arguing.

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Legal look at marital rape ruling

If the 31st August 2022 report of the the Supreme Court’s ruling in a recent divorce matter is true, the Ruling is a missed opportunity of epic and catastrophic proportions. It is a dog whistle to every abusive spouse in this country that has set us back decades in our mission to preserve basic human rights and the rights of women in particular.

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WORLD VIEW: COP-27 failing before it begins

THE most ominous sign of what the forthcoming COP-27 meeting on climate change portends for small states is that officials from a Group of 20 (G20) major economies, who met on August 31, failed to agree a joint statement at the conclusion of the meeting.

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WORLD VIEW: Another ban on leaders attending international meetings?

ONCE again, politicians in the US are entangling the internal politics of their country with US obligations to the international community.

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WORLD VIEW: Haiti sinking deeper into catastrophe - who will save it?

HAITI has never been far from wide-scale human suffering, grave political instability, and grim economic underdevelopment. But its circumstances today are worse than they have been before.

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INSIGHT: Acklins gives up its WW2 secrets - in just a few hours

Found them. As extraordinary as it is, it’s really that simple.

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Dirty money - The biggest policy failure of all

THE Central Bank’s former chief enforcer says the US and UK are the biggest recipients of “dirty money” and suggests racial bias against countries like The Bahamas in anti-money laundering (AML) programmes.

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Munroe’s controversy and theology

This coming November will mark the eighth anniversary of Bahamas Faith Ministries (BFM) founder Dr Myles Munroe’s untimely death in a tragic plane accident on Grand Bahama. Notwithstanding his death, the Munroe estate continues to upload his sermons on the Munroe Global YouTube channel that draws hundreds of thousands of viewers from around the world.

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STATESIDE: You have to play close attention to follow how this game is being played

The notion of outside manipulation of American elections is now part of the contemporary political lexicon, thanks to the shenanigans of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump’s amateurish but successful 2016 presidential campaign.

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IAN FERGUSON: Bahamians should not fear diverse workforce

WHEN discussing the movement of people from one place to another, it can become a little confusing to know the correct terms to use.

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STATESIDE: Broken down in a town which sums up the confusion at the heart of America

THE day was gloomy and overcast with heavy grey clouds that conjured a wish for a rain shower to wash away all the dispiritedness and reintroduce bright sunshine on a warm summer day.

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Man punched sister

A MAN was placed on conditional discharge and told to behave by a magistrate after he admitted to punching his sister after a night out drinking alcohol.

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