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Op-Ed: The Bahamas government can and should put a stop to offshore drilling

By Steve Mashuda For the past year, people in communities from The Bahamas to the US Eastern seaboard have been... read more »

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Op-Ed: Teachable moment — Colonial Pipeline back

By Derek Smith Jr The technology landscape has changed dramatically in the last year, making it a constantly shifting and... read more »

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Op-Ed: A new breed of disasters; I am tired of being “resilient”

By Barrise N Griffin The Bahamas is in a dangerously uncertain position. Hurricane Dorian caused immense damage to the physical... read more »

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Op-Ed: Legal and compliance in the insurance industry — stakeholders of stability

By Derek Smith Jr During a recent conversation concerning the complexity of the growing regulatory environment, one position held firm... read more »

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Op-Ed: Commitment to people-centered justice

By Allyson Maynard-Gibson, QC “It is time for a commitment to justice in its broadest sense — as a system... read more »

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Op-Ed: Test your internal controls

By Derek Smith Jr The independence of mind and independence of appearance is what gives assurance services their value and... read more »

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Op-Ed: What to know about internal auditing

By Anishka Collie An Internal Audit Department (IAD) can be established to examine and evaluate, in an independent manner, your... read more »

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Op-Ed: Creating safe cities for women and girls

By Allyson Maynard-Gibson UN Women has called gender-based violence (GBV) “the shadow pandemic”. This, like COVID-19, is a public health... read more »

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Op-Ed: ESG integration is needed

By Derek Smith Jr As the focus on climate change steadily grows and climbs to the top of many governments’... read more »

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Op-Ed: Vaccine Maitri — together we emerge stronger

By R Masakui, India high commissioner to The Bahamas It was on March 15, 2020 that the first COVID-19 case... read more »

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Op-Ed: The Bahamas has a man problem

By Dawn Demeritte Not a problem in terms of a shortage of men. Instead, that The Bahamas is being held... read more »

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Op-Ed: Where is the voice of the Christian Council?

By Kristoff Strachan It is perhaps no surprise that the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) responded in the wake of the... read more »

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Op-Ed: Equal access to justice for all

By Allyson Maynard-Gibson Speech delivered during a special event at the UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in... read more »

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Op-Ed: Women in leadership — achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

Statement by the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) on International Women’s Day Women’s NGOs (non-governmental organizations) raised the consciousness of... read more »

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Op-Ed: The pathway to being compliant

By Derek Smith Jr As I ran along the Cable Beach strip contemplating why I decided on a vigorous “speed... read more »

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Op-Ed: Renewable energy in The Bahamas

By Bryant Lowe In The Bahamas, we suffer ridiculously high electricity bills; and in most parts of The Bahamas, these... read more »

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Op-Ed: Police brutality in The Bahamas

By Devonté Hanna “If one confronts the police, they need to be prepared to meet their maker.” — Police Commissioner... read more »

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Op-Ed: Compliance is not checking boxes

By Derek Smith Jr I recently had the opportunity to sit and discuss the evolving roles of both the compliance... read more »

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Op-Ed: Coalition of Independents’ response to the urgent crisis of evictions, housing foreclosures and homelessness

By Lincoln Bain The Coalition of Independents has taken note of the urgent social crisis that has hit critical levels... read more »

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Op-Ed: Dry bones as opportunity (part II)

By Allyson Maynard-Gibson What do you see when you look at a scene that appears to be barren land/dry bones?... read more »