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Op-Ed: Five priority policy opportunities for 2022

By the Organization for Responsible Governance (ORG) As The Bahamas ushers in 2022 amid the current social and economic crises... read more »

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Op-Ed: Restoring fiscal health and investing in our future

By Senator Michael Halkitis, minister of economic affairs In 2022, the Davis administration is laser-focused on moving The Bahamas beyond... read more »

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Op-Ed: Business hot buttons in 2022

By Derek Smith Jr From the onset of the global pandemic, business communities have received shockwave after shockwave, resulting in... read more »

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Op-Ed: Just fix the court system

By Tanya Wright The new attorney general (AG), Ryan Pinder, came out guns blazing, according to an Eyewitness News post... read more »

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Op-Ed: The role of compliance in mitigating cyber attacks

By Derek Smith Jr Those who don’t know the language of cybersecurity may think the topic is foreign. However, compliance... read more »

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Op-Ed: Cultivating compliance culture

By Derek Smith Jr The compliance function has been working tirelessly to assist organizations in avoiding money laundering, terrorist financing,... read more »

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Op-Ed: Sittin’ in da drafts — a national cultural policy

By Arianne S Richardson Without clear and intentional cultural policy, administrations will continuously drop the ball on cultural development, and... read more »

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Op-Ed: COP26 — climate action at the crossroads

By Nadav D Goren, deputy chief of mission, Embassy of Israel in Mexico accredited to The Bahamas and Belize Climate... read more »

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Op-Ed: The ‘governance’ universe

By Derek Smith Jr Changing economic conditions, access to a global market, evolution of information technology and an increased demand... read more »

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Op-Ed: The future of finance in The Bahamas

By Margaret Butler With the rise of smartphone adoption across the Caribbean, many industries have sought innovative ways to engage... read more »

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Op-Ed: Orange economy this, orange economy that

By Arianne S Richardson At one point or another, you may have heard the term “orange economy” and even if... read more »

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Op-Ed: Is your compliance program bulletproof?

By Derek Smith Jr Globally, many organizations struggle to meet investor expectations and remain competitive after the onset of the... read more »

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Op-Ed: Why we need creative thinking for post-COVID recovery

By Royann Dean Back in March 2020, when the world was trying to figure out how to deal with the... read more »

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Op-Ed: Politics impacts risk — part 2

By Derek Smith Jr Researchers Cason and Lopes explained: “Typically, political risk is defined as an unexpected change in ‘rules... read more »

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Op-Ed: Giving vaccine communications our best shot

By Joey Gaskins Jr It’s time to pull out all the stops for a public education campaign to get Bahamians... read more »

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Op-Ed: Want to connect with hearts and minds? Use storytelling

By Royann Dean Even if you aren’t a storyteller, there’s no denying how captivating and fascinating storytelling is. We cannot... read more »

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Op-Ed: Politics impacts risk — part 1

By Derek Smith Jr Managing political risk was the subject of a column I wrote over a year ago. However,... read more »

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Op-Ed: Israel’s dual approach to climate action — assistance and innovation

By Nadav D Goren, deputy chief of mission, Embassy of Israel in Mexico accredited to The Bahamas and Belize On... read more »

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Op-Ed: Compliance — a hindrance or help

By Derek Smith Jr Without a doubt, it costs to be compliant in what appears to be a never-ending cycle... read more »

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Op-Ed: Islands in the stream — finding the opportunities in global finance trends

By Joey Gaskins As The Bahamas embarks on what will likely be a multi-year economic recovery effort in the wake... read more »