Opinion

Something, anything to watch in between this year's torrent of Disney blockbusters

July 19, 2019

"Shaft" (Rated C/ U.S.- Rated R)
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, Richard Roundtree, Regina Hall
Genre: Action Comedy
Dwight's Rating: **
Yes, I know! "Shaft" (2019) was released weeks ago - June 14 to be exact - and it's not even playing in local theaters [...]

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'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a very likable and enjoyable picture
'Spider-Man: Far From Home' is a very likable and enjoyable picture

July 05, 2019

"Spider-Man: Far From Home" (Rated T) Cast: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya Genre: Fantasy/ Sci-Fi Dwight's Rating: Regular readers of this column will recognize I have a love-hate relationship with comic book-based superhero action movies. I hate many of them!...

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Cannabis executive: local industry could create hundreds of millionaires
Cannabis executive: local industry could create hundreds of millionaires

July 05, 2019

There could be 300 to 400 new millionaires in The Bahamas within the next decade if cannabis is legalized, according to at least one of the members of the government appointed Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana, which is expected to present its report to Cabinet [...]

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'It's not colour, it's you, Brent'
'It's not colour, it's you, Brent'

July 05, 2019

PROMINENT businessman Sir Franklyn Wilson has hit out at former Cabinet minister Brent Symonette for his comments on race, calling his views narrow and emotional...

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Do not put your child€™s grades on social media
Do not put your child’s grades on social media

July 04, 2019

I have noticed something that during recent years has become one of my concerns – it is how freely parents display their children’s end-of-term school grades, and sometimes the actual report cards, on Facebook and other social media sites...

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Ms. Dandria Yvonne Miller Memorial Service
Ms. Dandria Yvonne Miller Memorial Service

July 03, 2019

Funeral service for the late Joyce Victoria Lowe, age 88 of New Orleans, Louisiana and formerly of Hamiltons, Long Island, The Bahamas, who died at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, on 14th June, 2019, will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, Robinson and Claridge Roads, Nassau, on Saturday, 29th June, 2019 at 11:00 a.m...

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Many Christians give the world a good reason to defame the church

June 20, 2019

"The Jews answered him, 'Aren't we right in saying that you are a Samaritan and demon-possessed? I am not possessed by a demon,' said Jesus, 'But I honor my Father and you dishonor me. I am not seeking glory for myself; but there is one [...]

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A new day on the horizon

June 20, 2019

"When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me." - 1 Corinthians 13:11 This thirteenth chapter of 1 Corinthians, many times [...]

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Shaping the way forward: ILC to be held in New Providence
Shaping the way forward: ILC to be held in New Providence

June 20, 2019

Leadership strategies that build connection with the children and the youth they serve, and leaders equipped to return to their offices, churches, communities and homes confident that...

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Former M.P. Pierre Dupuch comments on the WTO
Former M.P. Pierre Dupuch comments on the WTO

May 20, 2019

What is WTO? It is the World Trade Organization comprised of some very large countries and organizations controlling the economies of smaller countries. Is that not colonization? They flatter us by telling us that we would be able to negotiate various positions which would be good for our country. Are they kidding? That's like an ant crawling up an elephants leg with the intention of rape!!!

They don't ask you what to do, they tell you what you must do. Today the Government is overspending as did Government's before them.

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'Dr Minnis' hypocrisy is simply staggering'
'Dr Minnis' hypocrisy is simply staggering'

August 21, 2018

RIGHTS Bahamas has criticised recent comments Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis made about eradicating shanty towns, saying “the level of hypocrisy” involved in Dr Minnis’ remarks regarding Haitian ethnic communities is “simply staggering”.

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No one disenfranchised by uniform budget cuts
No one disenfranchised by uniform budget cuts

August 14, 2018

AFTER criticism from former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and others on the government's cuts to its school uniform assistance programme, Social Services Minister Frankie Campbell was adamant that no one has been disenfranchised as a result of the budget...

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Davis: I would not have let govt buy Grand Lucayan
Davis: I would not have let govt buy Grand Lucayan

August 08, 2018

OPPOSITION Leader Philip "Brave" Davis said if he were the country's leader, he would not let the government buy the Grand Lucayan hotel properties, likening Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis' intention to do so to his ridiculed pre-election promise to...

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Moultrie promises to remain impartial
Moultrie promises to remain impartial

July 27, 2018

AFTER a closed door meeting with Official Opposition Leader Philip "Brave" Davis, House Speaker Halson Moultrie yesterday renewed his pledge of impartiality in mediating parliamentary proceedings.The Nassau Village MP did not go into great detail...

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Clash over hero of 'racist regime'
Clash over hero of 'racist regime'

July 12, 2018

FREE National Movement Chairman Carl Culmer yesterday defended the decision to posthumously award Sir Roland Symonette with the Order of National Hero, saying the country’s former premier singlehandedly “did more for black people” than some people of colour...

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance-"Year At-A-Glance"

May 14, 2018

Every day the Ministry of Finance (MOF) is tasked with making tough economic decisions regarding the management of the country’s fiscal resources...

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AG Bethel hosts 'Stakeholder Meeting' with IDB/CSJP Officials

May 10, 2018

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Hon. Carl W. Bethel, QC, recently hosted officials from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The Bahamas’ Citizens Security and Justice Programme...

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February 26, 2018

The Bahamas’ advance delegation to the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) arrived in the Republic of Haiti late Thursday afternoon...

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Speaker presses for pay overhaul
Speaker presses for pay overhaul

November 16, 2017

House Speaker Halson Moultrie said yesterday the Judges' Remuneration and Pensions Act could be used as a precedent for the establishment of a review committee or commission to bring parity to salaries of those in the parliamentary and executive branches of government...

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Facebook Spy's Monitoring Your Account
Facebook Spy's Monitoring Your Account

September 21, 2017

By entering the term “Facebook Security” into Facebook’s “block users” field it would reveal a list of people whom the social network had engaged to furtively monitor your activity, and each of whom had to be individually blocked by you to prevent them from spying on you:

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