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Minus makes a pitch for women’s pro card
WITH the return of professional boxing with the first all-female show taking place next weekend, promoter Michelle Minus made a special pitch for support from the Southeast Nassau Rotary Club.
The current plight of the banks brings back memories of the 2008 financial crisis. Calls for alternatives are getting louder. Bitcoin supporters are feeling encouraged.
WORLD VIEW: Development crisis threatens small states
“THE world is facing a crisis of development.” Those are the first words of a paper from officials of the World Bank Group (WBG), setting out a proposed roadmap for “urgent action” to tackle the “growing crisis of poverty and economic distress, and global challenges, including climate change, pandemic risks, and rising fragility and conflict”.
INSIGHT: The future of businesses in the Family Islands
AS THE road to 50 years of independence continues, FAY SIMMONS discussed the future of Family Island small and medium sized businesses with their local Chamber of Commerce representatives.
FRONT PORCH: Catholic Social Teaching promotes, protects and defends the radical dignity of the human person
IN A 55-minute speech during a 2015 pastoral visit to Bolivia, Pope Francis addressed a crowd of farmers, indigenous people and activists with this ringing plea: “You are social poets: creators of work, builders of housing, producers of food, above all for people left behind by the world market.