Opinion

Creed goes the distance
Creed goes the distance

December 03, 2015

Creed (Rated T)
Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson
Genre: Sports Drama
Dwight's Rating:3.5 Stars

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The enterprise and imagination of Bahamian millennials

December 02, 2015

The demographic parameters of the so-called Millennial Generation, though imprecise, are generally consistent, with millennials born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, stretching in age approximately from 35 or so and younger.

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New air routes and Caribbean connectivity

December 02, 2015

Air China has confirmed that it will inaugurate a Beijing to Havana air service on December 27.

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NHI: What should we expect in 2016

November 30, 2015

With the implementation date for National Health Insurance (NHI) fast approaching, the debate on NHI continues.

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Christie's failing govt has much to answer, FNM set to bring change

November 30, 2015

My ongoing work as opposition leader here in New Providence and travels throughout the country make it urgently clear that the majority of Bahamians and residents of The Bahamas are disappointed and fed up with this failing Christie-led government.

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Plural political parties in The Bahamas, pt. 1

November 30, 2015

“If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Haiti, a bad nation with bad citizens

November 27, 2015

My experience running as a candidate for president of the Republic of Haiti has convinced me that Haiti is indeed a bad nation peopled by bad citizens.

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How do you fight an ideology

November 27, 2015

"In order to eradicate a thing you must understand it and the truth is that nobody understands ISIS." - Mutryce A. Williams

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Talented cast makes 'Mockingjay, Part 2' just passable at best
Talented cast makes 'Mockingjay, Part 2' just passable at best

November 27, 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (Rated T)
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Donald Sutherland
Genre: Science Fiction Adventure
Dwight's rating: 2.5 Stars

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PLP government ducking responsibility and warring with police

November 26, 2015

In the lead-up the 2012 general election the PLP eviscerated Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and then National Security Minister Tommy Turnquest on the FNM government's crime strategy and record.

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We are not immune to terrorism

November 25, 2015

The sensitive subject of terrorism in a Caribbean context is a matter this column has addressed before with some caution.

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In the spirit of Thanksgiving

November 24, 2015

In a few days we will join our neighbors to the north and other countries to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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Reforming our political parties

November 23, 2015

Political parties have dotted the Bahamian political landscape for more than 60 years. During that time, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is the only party that has consistently remained on the political scene.

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Haiti's elections: Low turnout reflects lack of hope for change - part 2

November 20, 2015

U.S. -Haitian relations are at least 100 years old, during which time Haitians have not seemed to develop a meaningful trust in U.S. intentions.

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The non-negotiable need for government accountability

November 20, 2015

They were in my view two defining moments in our nation's history: The formation of the Free National Movement in 1971 led by Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield and the liberation of the national airwaves in 1992 by the then Free National Movement government led by Hubert Ingraham.

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All a we is one family: The spirit of Bahamian egalitarianism

November 19, 2015

Egalitarianism: the doctrine that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.

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The decline of civility

November 19, 2015

The following is an address former Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes made yesterday at the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Southeast Nassau at East Villa.

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The PLP's concerted effort to stifle the integrity of the civil service

November 18, 2015

Bahamians are tired of the political charade that seeks to bypass and diminish the value of sensible hard-working civil servants.

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The drivers of the region's future

November 18, 2015

In geopolitics it is the long game that matters.

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Giants vs. Patriots and the Bahamian times

November 17, 2015

The Sunday football tradition was in full display this past weekend as several eyes were glued to televisions, mobile devices and screens of all kinds to watch football games.

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