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Working from home, the first coronavirus megatrend

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 containment measures is well known, with GDP contracting across the globe at a pace not seen since at least the Second World War. City centres normally effervescent with activity became almost deserted, as did t

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Debbie's Journal

DEBBIE Ferguson-McKenzie is also penning a journal for The Tribune during the Games. This is her first report:

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Calsey Johnson, former diplomat and Senator, dies

FORMER diplomat and Senator Calsey Johnson died yesterday, prompting an outpouring of condolences. Former Prime Minister Perry Christie said news of Mr Johnson’s death left him deeply saddened. He remembered the former broadcaster as “a great patriot

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FACE TO FACE: Sandena’s devotion - to help our youngsters build a better future

Spend just a few moments around Sandena Neely and you will find an effervescent character with lots of energy to go around. She is positive, joyful and very involved in anything she sets her mind to do.

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FACE TO FACE: Delores still takes centre stage in the story of our performing arts

A jubilant personality and an effervescent spirit, Delores “Red” Archer-Adderley has been committed to the promotion of Bahamian culture and art - specifically performing arts - for decades. She is the manager of the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts, and like curators of theatres and museums all around the world, she is fighting for its survival in the midst of the global pandemic.

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FACE TO FACE: Pioneers in making us look a million dollars

Hollis Roberts-Delancy is a pioneer in beauty, cosmetics and spa services in The Bahamas. For decades, she has been transforming both men and women - not just through the way they look, but also how they feel about themselves. She has found a special formula for her clients, combining her effervescent personality with world-class spa techniques. The result - clients with great attitudes and gorgeous skin, hair and bodies.

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INSIGHT: The hate-driven society

My more than 41 years of human rights work has led me to the conclusion there is a single underlying force which disproportionately influences the various attitudes, opinions and presumptions which make up the modern Bahamian psyche. Though in outward appearance its manifestations are diverse, this undercurrent can be encapsulated in a single word: hatred.

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Sisters, heart and Sol

D’ANDRA and Aimee Rolle have much in common.

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Arthur, the boy living in the paediatric ward

FOR five-year-old Arthur, a perfect day consists of touring the hospital with his favourite nurse, eating lots of pizza and watching Barney shows.

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FACE TO FACE: We all know someone the virus has taken - how many more?

THE amount of COVID- 19 deaths have risen steadily in recent weeks, so much so that almost every Bahamian knows someone who has succumbed to the virus. It is rampant and merciless. In a small population like The Bahamas, the effects of the disease have hit home for many.

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FACE TO FACE: A zest for life which has never been broken

One cannot meet a person like Paul Fernander and forget him.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Back to school and opening eyes and minds

Over the past two weeks I have had the great pleasure of going to primary school. To say it has been a while since I last went to school would be an understatement on the order of well, let’s just leave it there. Some things are just obvious.

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FACE TO FACE: Boston Blackie’s final count

Leonard Joseph ‘Boston Blackie’ Miller spent his last Father’s Day on Earth, this Sunday past. His life and legacy is one of a nation builder in athletics in The Bahamas, and mentor to many.