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From the Editor’s Desk: Tick. Toc.

Government pensions are a ticking time bomb. But as long as the political parties use the civil servants as a vote farm, it does not matter how much VAT money we raise - it will not fill the hole that continues to grow beneath our country’s feet.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Following the Greats

When our community loses a great man or woman we feel it immediately. We feel it collectively. These are the people who built. Created. Taught.

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From the Editor’s Desk: 700 Jewels

We are a country discovered by the Spanish, reformed by the British, paid by the Americans and courting the Chinese. We are a necklace of 700 jewels that other nations have either taken from us or we have sold off willingly. And we never seemed to learn that they actually belong to us.

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No to a Marina

As a follow up to our meeting on January 8, 2015, we as members of the Association of Little Harbour Property Owners, would like to thank you for meeting with us, especially as it was on such short notice.

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Food and Water

I consider myself a TRUE TRUE Bahamian and am always very pleased when I learn of a person or company producing food for the Bahamian Population, i.e. Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI).

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From the Editor’s Desk: More Taxes, Please

Focus a little less on taxing the rest of us just to subsidize the few and instead create real tax reform. Incentivize the small and medium businesses to spend and build. Give consumers a reason to go to mom and pop stores instead of importing US and Chinese goods.

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Developing a Sixth Sense with NIB

I believe it to be the duty of our National Insurance Board to make us stronger, faster, better, and more adapt to our surroundings. How do you ask? Many ways of course!

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Farewell to Man-O-War’s Favourite Pooch

My dog, Aero, passed away in his sleep the night of the 6th. He had a long and happy life, was well loved by all, and his smile will be greatly missed.

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Concerned in Great Cistern

We have a concern in the Murphy Town /Gt. Cistern area.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Priorities Part II – Economy

The Christmas holidays are nice. For that matter, all holidays are nice. This country is built around holidays: ours and tourists’. Bahamians know how to holiday. Unlike education, as I discussed in the December 1 issue, holidays are a priority for us.

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