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Winning election

EDITOR, The Tribune. There is a saying in The Bahamas that money, drugs and/or obeah will always win elections. Something strange has happened. KEN W KNOWLES, MD Nassau, May 8, 2012.

Rodney's rant

Rodney's rant EDITOR, The Tribune. Re: 'Devil's pills rant'- What was he thinking? - The Tribune, June 8, 2012. Too much DNA on the brain? KEN W KNOWLES, MD Nassau, June 10, 2012.

You want fries with that?

EDITOR, The Tribune Re: 13 new ambulances expected by the end of next year. - The Tribune, February 9, 2012 ONE way to reduce the "possible unauthorised use of ambulances" might be to open a KFC or a McDonald's right at the ambulance depot itself. KEN

Role model for a gloomy future?

Role model for a gloomy future? EDITOR, The Tribune We are frequently reminded that our future lies with our young people - an alarming thought indeed. However, if the tragic but hugely talented Whitney Houston was truly a role model for many of the you

Role model for a gloomy future?

Role model for a gloomy future? EDITOR, The Tribune We are frequently reminded that our future lies with our young people - an alarming thought indeed. However, if the tragic but hugely talented Whitney Houston was truly a role model for many of the you

Will that help?

EDITOR, The Tribune. Re: Bishop urges gay men to "seek help". - The Tribune, November 15, 2011. If gay men are "helped" to experience a miraculous conversion to become straight, then they too could join the ranks of the majority of "normal" Bahamian m

Role model for a gloomy future?

Role model for a gloomy future? EDITOR, The Tribune We are frequently reminded that our future lies with our young people - an alarming thought indeed. However, if the tragic but hugely talented Whitney Houston was truly a role model for many of the you

Treatment of paedophiles

EDITOR, The Tribune. Re: Lawyer claims child rapist should be spared jail and given treatment instead. - The Tribune November 25, 2011. THERE seems to be concern that paedophiles and other sex offenders cannot get "the treatment they need" locally becau

Treatment of paedophiles

EDITOR, The Tribune. Re: Lawyer claims child rapist should be spared jail and given treatment instead. - The Tribune November 25, 2011. THERE seems to be concern that paedophiles and other sex offenders cannot get "the treatment they need" locally becau

Treatment of paedophiles

EDITOR, The Tribune. Re: Lawyer claims child rapist should be spared jail and given treatment instead. - The Tribune November 25, 2011. THERE seems to be concern that paedophiles and other sex offenders cannot get "the treatment they need" locally becau

Silly season casts doubt on leaders

Silly season casts doubt on leaders EDITOR, The Tribune. About 50 years have passed since Pastor H W Brown gave politicians in the Bahamas the insight that God was involved in the affairs of men. The saga of the Hebrew People as outlined in the book of

Should you buy a condo?

Should you buy a condo? By Mike Lightbourn Condos and town houses may provide a more affordable path to home ownership, but there are a few things you should consider before making a decision. Ownership means paying a monthly association fee. This can w

Thinking out of the box

EDITOR, The Tribune. We hear so much from the politicians and the Downtown Development Board about their high-flouting plans for the City of Nassau however the worst offenders in messing the city up seem to be government. Who did the years-old tree on t

Negative aspects of Nassau life

EDITOR, The Tribune. Akin to Shakespeare to "As you like it", I make the following comments of what I see around me which is so negative. 1) The New Providence Road programme - again, Prince Charles and Market are blocked off and I really wonder if this

A thousands times no to foreign police

A thousands times no to foreign police EDITOR, The Tribune. I read with interest a report by Dr David Allen a noted psychologist, while I agree with some of his findings on the root cause of the crime situation and some of his recommended remedies, I st