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In the letters to the editor's column on page four of The Tribune of Friday, August 16, 2013 appeared a letter under the headline "An unsung hero to Bahamians" by one Kevin Evans of Freeport. The writer went to great length in naming a number of people he claims to be national heroes; but, with the exception of two, Fawkes and Whitfield, he failed to tell us what the others did that would entitle ...
The category four cyclone caused severe damages to critical infrastructure, homes, schools and government buildings.
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham described the aftermath of the storm on Sundays as devastating, but said the situation could have been much worse considering that Ike was packing winds up to 135 miles per hour and storm surges of up to 18 feet when the storm unleashed its wrath on...
The Bahamas is on pace to break its 2011 murder record of 127 this year. We have recorded 21 homicides so far in just two months. Last year many opposition party supporters were touting Jamaica's so-called success at combating crime and reducing its high murder rate. Jamaica recorded 1,125 murders in 2011. In 2010, there were 1,442 murders. 2011 sa...
In an address at a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) convention in 1970, the late Sir Lynden Pindling said that he was for independence because it was a good means to an end and because Bahamians cannot grow and develop to their maximum potential without it.
In 1971, Pindling visited London where he held discussions with Governor Lord Francis Hovell-Thurlow-Cumming-Bruce concerning the...
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I beg your indulgence in allowing me to, for the sake of history, correct a number of inaccuracies and misinformation in a letter written to The Nassau Guardian and published on page four of the December 8 edition of the said media by one Kevin Evans.
Vulnerable people need to have access to justice, according to Bahamas Bar Association President Elsworth Johnson.
Johnson said the country's current system does not adequately address the need for legal aid for the indigent and disadvantaged.
"One of the most fundamental rights is to have access to the courts," he said.
Johnson noted that the International Bar Association is concerned about globa...
Security at the headquarters of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) will be heightened in the wake of last week's "invasion" by union members, BTC CEO Geoff Houston revealed yesterday.
Industrial tension is once again brewing between Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and the union that represents line staff at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC).
Executives and shop stewards of the Bahamas Communications and Public Officers Union (BCPOU) yesterday voiced their displeasure at BTC's counterproposal to the union's suggestions as to what employees should receive in a ...