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Bullied at the Airport

We are 35 year second-homeowner veterans to Marsh Harbour. As you can imagine, much has changed over the last 35 years. A lot of it has been great…..the grocery store, the roads (for the most part), the number of flights in and out, etc. I know, I know, a lot of you are sitting there going "these have improved??? "

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Response to Jan 1 Letter “Speaking My Mind”

I would like to make a few comments to the Letter to the Editor in the Abaconian’s Jan 1, 2016 issue, ‘Speaking My Mind.’

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From the Editor’s Desk: Complacency

Our country is sick. So we are being administered this NHI scheme. It is expensive. It is vague. And what’s worse: it was designed behind closed doors in secret.

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Concerned or Selfish in Little Harbour?

Please allow me space in your paper to add my two cents to the issue of Little Harbour and the current effort to exclude new arrivals.

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From the Editor’s Desk // Thank, Fight, Strive

The year has ticked over from 2015 to 2016 and for many in our country and Abaco it is a moment of mixed emotions. Mixed with the year’s triumphs are our tragedies. Mixed with the new year’s hopes is worry. Mixed with victories are failures. But the new year offers …

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Guest Editorial: Days to Come

While we all take the time to enjoy Christmas this year and enjoy the comfort of home and family we remember the year so rapidly closing behind us. It’s the point of the year that even the most present minded not only reflect, but also wonder about the nature of our personal and national future.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Moldy Walls

A country can be very much like a house. And for a democracy as young as ours, there appears to be far too many cracks showing in the foundation.

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From the Editor’s Desk // Tattered

I do not think I have ever been more proud of being a Bahamian than these past few weeks. And not proud in a blind, patriotic way. In a humbling way: a potent realization about the character of my neighbors both mighty and low. The absolute and unquestioning outpouring of …

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Praising Good Service

Dear Editor, One the night of June 18th, the electricity went off in Cherokee. I waited for about an hour and half before I called the BEC emergency number. The number rang and rang, no answer. I called again a few minutes later, same result. I then called the Wilson …

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Guest Editorial // Concerning Leadership

The Prime Minister’s announcement to pursue re-nomination as party leader at the Progressive Liberal Party’s national convention in November is an act many have expected and some have dreaded. But partisan differences and leadership struggles aside, the Prime Minister’s decision highlights a pressing concern.

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