Opinion

Blame Towards Pm After Dorian Not Helpful
Blame Towards Pm After Dorian Not Helpful

September 19, 2019

AS he urged Bahamians to unite in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, Anglican Bishop Laish Boyd said animosity and blame towards Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis for relief-related issues is not helpful as anguish and suffering remain great. Bishop Boyd said the most disheartening aspect of this ongoing humanitarian crisis is the negativity that has permeated almost every storm-related effort...

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You'll long for 'Yesterday' to be better

August 30, 2019

“Yesterday” (U.S. Rated – PG-13)

Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon

Genre: Fantasy/Comedy

Dwight’s Rating:** ...

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Trump accuses Jewish Democrat voters of 'great disloyalty'

August 21, 2019

US President Donald Trump has said Jewish Americans who vote for the Democratic Party show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty"...

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Power to the People NOW

August 19, 2019

Electrical power is a necessity and a priority! Any modern country in the 21st century cannot run effectively and efficiently without it – period!

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Australian Bureaucrat Loses Landmark Case Over Political Tweets

August 07, 2019

Australia's highest court has made a landmark ruling that a public servant was lawfully sacked for writing tweets which criticised government policies...

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Obama Urges Americans to Reject Leaders Who stoke Hatred

August 06, 2019

Former US President Barack Obama has called on Americans to reject language from any of their leaders that feeds hatred or normalises racism...

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'The Lion King' is a stunning achievement in animation let down by some dissenting voices
'The Lion King' is a stunning achievement in animation let down by some dissenting voices

July 26, 2019

“The Lion King” (Rated A)

Cast: Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones, John Oliver, Beyoncé

Genre: Animated Adventure

Dwight’s rating: 2.5 stars

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Black Bahamians' racial inferiority complex

July 26, 2019

The Bahamian population is over 92 percent black. Within this massive racial demographic is a consciousness of our skin tone, due to what African Americans would call colorphobia, colorism and internalized white supremacy. Just like in the United States with light skinned African [...]

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Defiant Obie takes fight to Mitchell
Defiant Obie takes fight to Mitchell

July 26, 2019

FORMER Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe criticised Senator Fred Mitchell's storied past with the Progressive Liberal Party, suggesting he found it "amazing" that the senator's loyalty to the organisation has not been questioned as both men face off today for the chairmanship of the PLP...

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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 childs 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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