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Loss & Principles

Bahamians were shocked and saddened by the death of Dr. Miles Munroe .

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From the Editor’s Desk: Imagine

Imagine an economy that has been built for decades to cater to one thing: tourism. Then imagine all the worst possible policies that can be put in place. Policies like more than tripling airline taxes. Brilliant ideas like raising cruisers permits unannounced mere weeks before one of the biggest boating events in Abaco. And the absolute failure to tackle known issues that have negatively impacted tourism (looking at you, BEC.)

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From the Editor’s Desk: Solar

The Chairman of BEC recently went on record to say that he could not foresee the government even considering giving more concessions for solar energy.

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Quotes the Affect your Electric Bill

“I don’t see the government even considering giving concessions [for Bahamian homeowners to go solar].”

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Protect Our Native Species

The students from Man-O-War Primary School would like for you to putting this message in your newspaper.

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Full Dump, Empty Promises

Cherokee residents have been promised a “new dump” year after year.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Pessimism or Defeatism

A scary, new (and in my opinion poorly thought out) tax is about to hit our economy. Crime is a well-publicized issue. And even if you are a Bahamian that finds comfort in “your” political party there are things to worry about: the FNM leadership is in shambles, the PLP’s infighting is distracting them from real problems in the country, and the DNA appears to be a one-man show.

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Smile!

Again I ask for a little space in your much read paper.

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BEC Blackout Count – Oct 2, 2014

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From the Editor’s Desk: Senses

What will our country look like once we’ve given away all our land to fly-by-night “developers?” When we’ve dredged every reef? When we’ve filled in every blue hole? When just as fast as we build new, multi-million dollar buildings we let “old” ones crumble into disrepair? What will our country look like?

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