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SHOWING all the frankness that he demonstrates in his domestic politics, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, marched fearlessly like Daniel in the Lion’s Den, when he made several demands in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt where COP 27 is being held.
IN my commentary last week entitled, US Mid-term elections: a defining moment for the World, I pointed out that no less a person than Joseph R Biden Jr, the President of the United States of America, proclaimed that democracy is at stake in his country.
“BOY ELUTRA sweet nah!” was the response from someone who had just learned that I was relocating from Nassau to Eleuthera. I often get similar responses from folks who ask how my family is enjoying living in Eleuthera.
DEMOCRACY is at stake in the country that proclaims itself as the world’s bastion of democracy.
THE present Conservative party in Britain has now established a remarkable list of records; none of them good.
THE Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) is set to close out the month of October with its much-anticipated Chamber Golf Classic Tournament, with part of the proceeds from the event to be donated to the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group.
ECONOMIC Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis said the government does not believe the country is in a recession, as he pointed to being in the midst of a “very strong rebound in the economy” led by tourism.
AT the height of Donald Trump’s presidency of the United States (U.S.) when, on January 23, 2019, he anointed Juan Guaidó as the “Interim President” of Venezuela, as much as 50 countries joined him in a folly that persisted until October 6, 2022.
HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville yesterday confirmed a 52-year-old Bahamian man had been diagnosed with cholera in New Providence - but said the man did not travel to Haiti despite speculation.
“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.
A CAMPAIGN is calling on people to nominate their Hidden Heroes.
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.
ONCE again, politicians in the US are entangling the internal politics of their country with US obligations to the international community.
DESPITE a concern about recent crowded events held in New Providence, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said officials are preparing to discontinue the need for the emergency operations centre to approve events.
MICHAEL Pintard, Free National Movement leader called on FNMs to return to some of the principles that guided the party in 1992, during a service commemorating the party’s first victory at the the polls 30 years ago.
AT 1AM, my patient receives a phone call from the police. There’s been another car accident. He kisses his wife goodbye, puts on his overalls and grabs his work bag in the garage. Within ten minutes, he arrives at the scene, tonight and often times before the ambulance on call. The road is blocked by at least four police cars and the glare from their flashing siren lights pierces his cornea in the darkness of the hour. After almost 40 years in this profession, he’ll never be fully comfortable with the nightmarish feeling that a night like this elicits.
Found them. As extraordinary as it is, it’s really that simple.
An underwater explorer has pledged not to sell or “split up” the valuable gems and historical artifacts it is recovering from the wreck of a centuries-old Spanish treasure galleon in Bahamian waters.
The Commonwealth Games are a unique event. They are based on the strength of the Commonwealth itself and are underpinned by the common core values of equality and mutual respect of this 56-member voluntary association and the support and assistance it provides.
PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis revealed yesterday that stabilising the country’s finances and bringing economic relief to Bahamians will be key priorities for his administration for the remainder of year.