Editorial

Junkanoo 2018 a splendid affair

The late Kenneth “Motorboat” Ferguson would have been so proud. He was not visible on this side of eternity for the 2018 New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade on Pioneer’s Way, but the event named in his honor was superlative. It exemplified the hard work and creative genius that collectively had been his trademark. There was…
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Davis focuses on spilled milk

It’s getting tiresome. The leader of the official Opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), also heads the choir that sings often about spilled milk situations. He loves to speak to what could have happened if the PLP had remained in power following the general elections results on May 10 of last year. He seems to have…
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S&P rating signals hope for GB island

The Bahamas has received a credit rating of BB+/B from Standard & Poor’s, the highly regarded global rating entity, headquartered in New York. The affirmed rating, while totally acceptable because of the current economic challenges the country faces, does not mean we are out of the woods. Based on S&P’s rating definitions, we have but…
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Dame Marguerite, ray of sunshine for Grand Bahama

Brightening the mood in Grand Bahama earlier this week, was Her Excellency, Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General. On Wednesday she was on island for the annual tour of the health care facilities and she also interacted with some students. The main item was the 19th Annual Governor General’s Visit, hosted by the Grand Bahama Health…
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