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A State Of Emergency: Ignore At Your Own Risk

By Rogan Smith I don’t know about you, but I love horror movies. Absolutely love ‘em. The thing about horror... read more »

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Don’t Discriminate Against Haitians

Activist Dispels Rumours Haitians Being Arrested BY ROGAN SMITH Haitians from Marsh Harbour, Abaco and Grand Bahama are now faced... read more »

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DEVASTATED: We Have Been Through Hell

BY ROGAN SMITH To say Bahamians have experienced absolute hell these past few days would be the understatement of the... read more »

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Doctors’ Ransom Demands Unreasonable

BY ROGAN SMITH NASSAU, BAHAMAS- The strike is over and the doctors have returned to work. Good. Now, they can... read more »

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Why Sugary Drink Ban Will Do Little To Curb Obesity

The decision to ban sugary drinks in our public schools is a step in the right direction, but sadly that... read more »

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The BPL Crisis: The Truth, The Whole Truth & Nothing But The Truth

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like people telling me what I want to hear. I like to... read more »

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Bahamas Power & No Light: Relief On The Way, But For How Long?

By Rogan Smith If ever we needed a reminder that The Bahamas is a developing country, we got it this... read more »

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Minding the Gap: A Hope for Sustainable Development in The Bahamas

To avoid mishaps, the London Underground has long provided “Mind the Gap” visual and auditory warnings to passengers to be... read more »

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The National Interest: What Does or Should It Mean to Bahamians?

Definitions of “national interest” appear to be as numerous and varied as grains of sand on a beach. In the... read more »

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Time to heal our healthcare facilities

I read recently with delight that the Bahamas’ Public Hospitals Board (PHB) had invited the renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM),... read more »

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Applying the wisdom of farmers to grow a stronger economy, homeland

My family on both sides were out island people—Long Island, Eleuthera and Cat Island. The island I got to know... read more »

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We Don’t Need Wild West Cowboys: We need a national posse armed to corral peace and prosperity

In The Bahamas, for the first time since the global financial meltdown of 2008, we are beginning to see the... read more »

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Snakes & Ladders: Choices on the Road to Progress

Did you ever play the board game “Snakes & Ladders”? I did. What I remember best about it is feeling... read more »

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Changing the Current

Evolution, transition, conversion, transformation, revision, alteration, adaptation, modification—all these are words that speak of change—changing from one situation, form, state,... read more »

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A standard above the rest: What are we doing about accountability

Just last week Japanese Olympics minister, Yoshitaka Sakurada, was forced to apologize for being three minutes late to a parliamentary... read more »

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Road to Failed Statehood and How to Steer Clear of That Perilous Route

Failed state—Lately, this has been a widely held view of the Republic of Haiti, whether overtly expressed or slightly sugar-coated... read more »

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Let’s stop ‘Paving Paradise’ at the expense of Heritage Assets

If history, heritage and culture are food for the nourishment of the intellect and definition of identity, I would say... read more »

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Better in The Bahamas? Yes… But it can be better

Is it better in The Bahamas? Although Bahamians can produce remarkable creativity and generosity when you least expect it, that... read more »

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Who Is Moving Our Conch?

Change is both the generous benefactor and the implacable tyrant of the 21st century, enthroned by the technological revolution that... read more »

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A Cry for Reciprocity

Reading the newspapers and listening to the occasional radio talk show in the weeks since 2019 boldly emerged from the... read more »