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June, 2018

  • 1 June

    From the Editor’s Desk: Affordable Housing

    The Prime Minister was recently on island touring locations for potential low-cost housing sites. These subdivisions, according to the PM, will be cleared and provided for low cost. The Affordable Homes Bill, passed in the House of Assembly on May 8, certainly helps create opportunities for anyone seeking to build …

October, 2017

  • 11 October

    From the Editor’s Desk: Sting

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in their recent Article IV report on our country, noted that we have a bit of bloat in the public sector. Bloat to the tune of $70 million annually to our civil servants.  The IMF further noted that we could save $200 million ANNUALLY via …

July, 2017

  • 13 July

    From the Editor’s Desk: Love, unity & Electricity

    While this past holiday weekend should have been spent celebrating our nation’s Independence, the talk of the town clearly revolved around the failure of BEC and BPL to provide reliable electrical current – or any communication of the problems for that matter.

June, 2017

  • 30 June

    A Poem for BEC

    In the darkness Abaconians fumble Unable to see their way Everyone knows BEC is in trouble At least that is bright as day

April, 2016

  • 27 April

    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.

February, 2016

  • 2 February

    From the Editor’s Desk // Truth & Nietzsche

    There are a lot of quotes about the truth. And like any good quote they are immediately applicable to our society.

January, 2016

  • 8 January

    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 …

November, 2015

  • 27 November

    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.

July, 2015

  • 29 July

    From the Editor’s Desk: Smog

    If you’re under thirty know that the system has sold your birthright. If you’re over thirty know that your children will grow up in a weaker Bahamas: one reimagined to serve political interests and not the Bahamian people’s.

May, 2015

  • 29 May

    From the Editor’s Desk: Ill

    The government seems to be sticking to its ill-conceived plan to introduce National health Insurance (NHI) in January 2016. It has taken them over three years to build a single CLINIC (Marsh Harbour health Facility), let alone roll out an effective and overhauled health care system in under 7 months.