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No Life for a Dog

I must take issue with certain residents of Marsh Harbour who leave their dogs chained up, seemingly indefinitely, outside. Dogs were not made to live their whole life with a choker around their neck and tied to a post in the hot sun, unable to seek shelter or even move freely. It is unsightly, unsettles tourists and locals alike, and most importantly, inhumane.

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Set an Example and End Dirty Politics

Earlier this month the Prime Minister opened up and expressed his hurt and pain caused by the nasty, vile song that was written about him and his family. I join with him and all right thinking Bahamians in condemning the song and gutter politics.

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Questions About Web Shops

Dear Editor, The government has released regulations (see Nassau Guardian 17th and 19th August) concerning web shops and I wish to share with you a few of them, along with some information I have researched in Abaco: 1. Distance between web shops from church, schools and residences to be within …

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Lack of Amenities Frustrating

Dear Editor, Back in June 2015 I lent my house in Treasure Cay to friend, while he was there the phone and internet were NOT working (he was told it was a problem in the area). The following December I went to Treasure, the same thing so at the time …

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Gambling and Social Fiber

Dear Editor, To those who know me, or read me, know I am strongly opposed to web shops (gambling), not so much from a Christian point of view as from social perspective. And so I was not surprised to read the story on Page 5 of The Tribune on Thursday, …

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Animal Abuse is Sickening

Dear Editor, Dead dogs were found on the road just below Leisure Lee heading towards Treasure Cay. On Friday, about 1pm while on a family outing we came across two dogs tied together slung over a dock piling, drowned. One appeared to have been shot. They look like they were …

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Boat Thefts Breaking Our Heart and Keeping Us Away

Dear Editor, Regarding the theft issue in The Abacos…It’s been becoming quite a topic of conversation in South Florida, and because of it I decided this summer that I would take my boat elsewhere for the safety of my family. I have a few friends and colleagues whom decided to …

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Recycling Needs to be a Priority

Dear Editor, Our family has been visiting the Bahamas from the USA for several years. We love the quiet pace and natural beauty of the smaller islands. Green Turtle Cay is our favorite! The Bahamas have so much to offer residents and tourists but only if they keep the oceans …

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A Statement From Hope Town District Council Regarding Boat Thefts

The Hope Town District Council feels the need to question our government on a growing crisis that largely is in play within our district; and this is the ongoing boat thefts. Our district of Hope Town, Man-O-War, and Great Guana Cay (and other outlying cays) are targeted due to the …

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Dear Teenager

Dear Editor, I was a teacher. I am still a teacher. Over the past month I have listened and observed the graduates from our high schools, some of whom make me proud. And so I pass on the following poem, hoping teenagers will read and think. For what it’s worth. …

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