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Selling to China

SINCE we are supposedly hoping to unload BEC, B’Air and beautiful downtown Nassau onto our Chinese comrades, why not also hand over the RBPF in this fire sale?

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A reminder of childhood

THE recent predicament of the open travel to USA with unrestricted return within 72 hours reminds me of a childhood rhyme:

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Sexual violence

WHEN Reverend Hall spoke out against homophobia, people were shocked.

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Munroe: 8,000 police cannot subjugate 400,000 people

ATTORNEY Wayne Munroe, QC, has accused the competent authority of “playing games” with Bahamians’ liberty, as he suggested the country could be on the brink of upheaval over the issuance of a new emergency proclamation.

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WORLD VIEW: The Privy Council and its history with slavery

RACISM was the bedrock of European colonialism in the Caribbean. The subjugation, oppression and exploitation of African people as “sub-human” was justified by colonial powers based on race and colour.

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Violence, disempowerment and inequality

We have witnessed yet another act of awful violence against women captured on camera and then posted to social media without so much as a thought for what this says about the society we live in.

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Don’t trivialise the issue of rape

I have been struggling with the weekly column Politicole since it became a part of The Tribune. Given the name of the column, I thought there was a slight chance that readers would get thoughtful, challenging views on the political state of the country. Wrong.

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WORLD VIEW: Not a Caribbean man?

TENSION is developing toward the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) from some quarters in Jamaica. This was exemplified by a column in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper written by an Immigration Attorney, Mr Ronald Mason.

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INSIGHT: Good hair, bad principles

THE Principal’s office isn’t simply for guidance and discipline anymore. In one Nassau school, for one female student, the principal became the beautician and the beast, stirring up much ire after she suggested that the young’s girl’s hair, in its natural state seemed “unkempt”.

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THE WATCHWOMAN: Myles Munroe's dangerous doctrine for women

A sermon delivered by Dr Myles Munroe, president and founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), has been making its way around the social sphere generating a lot of debate.

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EDITORIAL: Will reparations talk ever be more than just talk?

Has the time now come for serious discussion about reparations?

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Beating children is our sport

IN all my many years of buying and reading the dailies, both The Tribune and The Nassau Guardian, I have never seen anything as ridiculous and nauseating as an editorial letter written to this very newspaper.

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The Bible and LGBT rights

THE discussion between popular preacher Dr Myles Munroe and Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell has been an interesting one. Interesting only because it is fascinating watching someone with a bigoted position attempt to maintain their civility while still holding fast to their bigotry.

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GB 'breaks ranks' on Chambers deal

The Grand Bahamas Chamber of Commerce will today ‘break ranks’ with its fellow bodies and decline to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to foster greater co-operation between all Chambers in the Bahamas.

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Govt insists it took right decision over Baha Mar

A DAY after former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham called the Christie administration’s push to have Baha Mar liquidated a bad move, the government hit back saying provisional liquidation “was the only sensible option available”.

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WORLD VIEW: MILLIONS LEFT BEHIND AS RICH NATIONS GRAB COVID VACCINES

DEVELOPING countries, including the member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), are being left behind in the rollout of vaccinations against COVID-19 now underway in rich countries.

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Ambassador's case adds to racism concern

IT SEEMS that institutional racial profiling continues to be a massive problem in the United States notwithstanding that the country has an African-American President, several African-American Congressmen and Mayors of Cities, and accomplished African-Americans in the media and in corporate America.

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'Merits' of GB Chamber's M.O.U proposal questioned

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation’s (BCCEC() outgoing chairman has questioned the “unclear merits” of creating a separate body to co-ordinate activities between all Chambers, as he moved to “reconcile” differences with his Grand Bahama counterparts.

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Why we should remember the psalm 'By the Rivers of Babylon'

(THE CONVERSATION) – On the anniversary of America’s independence, the abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass made a biblical Psalm – Psalm 137 – best known for its opening line, “By the Rivers of Babylon,” a centrepiece of his most famous speech, “W

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WORLD VIEW: Lessons from India’s partition and Charlottesville’s strife

ON August 14 and 15, Pakistan and India, respectively, celebrated the 70th anniversary of their Independence from Britain, a country whose policies, as an occupier, fomented - and then bequeathed to them - the hostile communalism that led to their partition and their continuing antagonism. Religious dissimilarity, as Muslim and Hindu, proved more defining and more divisive than common ethnicity, common culture, common foods and shared history.

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