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Nothing’s Changed

Recent continuous power outages take much of the enjoyment of our Bahamas home out of the picture. We've been coming here for over 20 years.

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Bonefish Regulations Will Deter Anglers

  Dear Editor, The members of the Treasure Cay Bonefish Club are resident and non-resident homeowners in Treasure Cay. We have serious concerns related to the proposed bonefishing regulations and the mandatory use of guides. The new proposal appears to allow us to fish on our own but not in …

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From the Editor’s Desk: Schrodinger’s Faucet

Millions go missing from various government departments and instead of our leaders tackling the issue we get political blame games. We should be more upset about this – instead we continue to feed into it. You and I have been robbed and swindled to the tune of tens of millions by the Road Traffic Department alone – yet our conversations with our neighbors get sidetracked into political blame games as well. We are just as guilty.

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Confiscating Lighters

I hope you will allow me a small space in your publication to commend the civil aviation security staff at the Marsh Harbour International Airport. They do a commendable job and are usually quite courteous and never dally or delay the efficient processing of travellers into the secure departure terminal.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Equality Part II

We have female politicians, business leaders, and most of Abaco’s Department Heads are women. We’ve had a female Deputy Prime Minister and our Governor General is a woman. We recognize our Head of State, the Queen, who is a woman. The Bahamas is Top 10 in the entire world for proportion of women in management positions (44.4%).

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From the Editor’s Desk: Equality

On June 7 the country has a choice to make. In the simplest of terms, because the choice is very much a simple one, we will decide whether we believe women should have the same rights as men enshrined into the constitution.

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Easter Miracle

This is my story of Easter Sunday, 2016 . . . a day of blessings and miracles.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Bread & Circuses

In the Roman Empire’s waning years, when its citizens could not afford bread, its leaders chose to appease and pacify the masses with the spectacle and sport of the arena. Instead of spending their dwindling coffers on running the empire and making sure its people were fed, the government instead chose to buy and import sand to fill the colosseums.

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Administration Changes Deter Volunteerism in Treasure Cay // A Sad Ending

I thought that you would like to know how this country is drifting. A group of very dedicated people in Treasure Cay, mostly second home owners have been working with the children at the Treasure Cay Primary School, some for a period of fifteen years.

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In Praise of Tropic Ocean Air

Getting to Abaco has recently become what it used to be like in days gone by, before the now several hours wait at the airport for a 50 minute flight to only find out your flight was further delayed or even canceled.

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