Editorial

Corporal punishment in schools addressed by Minister Lloyd

JEFFREY LLOYD Minister of Education

The Minister of Education, Jeffery Lloyd, made his 2019-2020 Budget presentation on Wednesday in the House of Assembly and he did a major segue to deal with the subject of Corporal Punishment in schools. Like the learned gentleman, we do not intend, in the slightest, to bring light to any current court matter. We seek…
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MP Rev. McAlpine continues as thorn in side of Govt.

REV. FREDERICK MCALPINE, Member of Parliament, Pineridge

It seems, he is not about to let up. Indeed, the Rev. Frederick McAlpine’s estrangement with the Free National Movement Government and Leader Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis appears to be cemented. His 2019-2020 budget communication was laced with criticisms of his own government. No holds are barred when McAlpine targets his party leadership. McAlpine…
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C. A. Smith undiplomatic but not disqualified

Cornelius Alvin Smith.

It’s a most undistinguished beginning for Cornelius Alvin Smith. He contravened basic ethics recently, by informing Foreign Affairs colleagues that he was headed to Mount Fitzwilliam in New Providence, to sit in the seat of the Governor General. Such an announcement should come from the Cabinet Office, in the usually official capacity. The statement regarding…
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Govt. going around in circles on Oban Energies matter

It’s incredible! The Government of the Bahamas continues to flop on the Oban Energies issue. Most would recall that with great fanfare, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced to the nation, from the House of Assembly, of the fantastic investment his government was about to secure. Reference was to the proposed Oban Energies oil refinery…
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