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INSIGHT: Blue Holes reveal today’s hurricane activity is nothing compared with the past

HURRICANES and Blue Holes? You may be wondering about the connection. Well, The Bahamas has the greatest concentration of blue holes in the world with “valuable long-term record” of the Atlantic hurricane activity dating back over five centuries.

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Chisholm Jr responds to criticism

JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr was reportedly the subject of criticism from fellow Miami Marlins teammates in a players only meeting, but the much maligned star second baseman responded on the field with the most productive stretch of his MLB career.

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Trampling on the Constitution?

Is our Constitution being trampled on?

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No respect for Queen’s 70th Jubilee

We show enormous respect to our mothers - grandmothers and great grandmothers in that case if we have the privilege of still having her. We treat them with enormous respect - never forgetting their birthdays - anniversary’s and in many cases even if they have left us, we memorialise them on their anniversary of their births and deaths.

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Paul Greene commits to Chipola College

PAUL Greene is set to transfer to a Junior College basketball powerhouse for the next step in his academic and athletic career.

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Roadmasters’ Midnight Madness returns on Labour Day morning

WITH COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and more sporting activities resuming, the Bahamas Roadmasters Running Club is eager to get its 60-strong membership back on the road running again.

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Two men charged in connection with fake $4,349 cheque

TWO men were arraigned in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a fake $4,349 cashier’s cheque.

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Tribute to Dr Eugene Newry

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Dr Eugene Newry, my dear friend of many decades and a comrade in the struggle for the fullness of democracy in our Bahamas. He was one of a group of young men who banded together back in the late Fifties to further the cause of majority rule for the Bahamas.

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Couple in court accused of receiving stolen television

A COUPLE was charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday with receiving a stolen item.

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Govt following guidance on Johnson & Johnson vaccine

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said local officials have stopped administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for some time now following a United States regulator’s advisory that it is limiting use of the jab.

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The right use of official titles

TITLES - right to use prefixes before ones name an issue as there is unfortunately many who abuse and are never corrected.

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Darville: Efforts to improve vaccine rates ‘not effective’

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said social mobilisation, inclusive of gifts and prices, were not effective in sparking uptake of COVID-19 vaccines in The Bahamas.

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What are the rules on masks?

Clarification, has the Ministry of Health and Wellness cancelled the wear mask mandate?

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STATESIDE: Victory doubts over GOP vote?

THE Republicans are widely favored to win majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate this November. This has been a heartening rallying cry for the GOP, but their increasingly smug assurance of victory might be faltering a bit these days.

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Baha Mar snub

BAHA MAR... snubbed By PM! Years open incredible success but celebration snubbed by Prime Minister - Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Tourism and virtually all of Cabinet as they were off to Regatta! A massive red-letter day...massive investor confidence, but No.

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We want PM - not the PR

Seems the OPM has totally adopted the US system of a “policy-stating Director of Public Relations”... a position that should simply tell the facts — certainly never editorialise and just state the “policy” oh, sorry guy, no attacking a critical comment from the free press except correcting misinformation.

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The cost of hosting sport events

July 10th, 2023 will be our 50th anniversary of Independence — certainly we should celebrate and celebrate but let’s use some sense and purpose.

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Raising the rates for NIB

So, PM Davis will not increase the level of NIB Contributions although the experts, the IMO actuaries say NIB must have higher contributions and experts for 10 plus years have been telling Government it is a must..

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Bank fees

Convinced after my experience today to be treated as if I am an alien and have not been a client of either of my two banks for 30 plus years.

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