NICOLETTE BETHEL WRITES ABOUT THE FNM’S IGNORANCE

(In this fascinating essay by Dr. Nicolette Bethel of the University of The Bahamas, she explains the chaos on our streets in the face of the policies of the FNM on the Covid 19 crisis. She says it comes down to three things: ignorance, lack of trust and a failure to understand human behaviour in […]

T’SEAN MOTT ONE OF THE V BRAVE MEN WRITES ON CANNIBIS

Letter to the Editor by T’Sean Mott 2nd Vice Chairman Progressive Young Liberals. One of the Five Brave Men Dear Editor I thank you for the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing national dialogue on the legalization and economic impact of marijuana and its by-products. The 12 August 2020 edition of the Nassau Guardian featured […]

ANDREW ALLEN WRITES MOCKINGLY OF THE FNM – 27 July 2020

It’s da people’s fault! Dear Editor, From the start of their present term, there has been a pattern of the Free National Movement (FNM) blaming both their critics and even the public itself for the consequences of their own incompetence and downright stupidity. This has often been tinged with a cavalier and condescending attitude toward […]

REV KEITH RUSSELL WRITES ON POLICE KILLINGS

On policing I don’t believe the police’s version—on hardly anything. I certainly don’t believe them on the killing of those three young men on Cowpen Road, on Saturday June 13, 2020.  Did we hear any compassion from any of the police spokespersons so far? Is there any hint of remorse or empathy in their narrative […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES WHEN LEADERS LACK VISION

When leaders lack vision, poor people suffer. Today, as the government of The Bahamas celebrate the impending 1 July reopening of the Bahamas to the world, and as the government dismantles all the mechanisms and protocols that were put in place to protect its people from covid-19; the individual citizen of this country must now […]

Maurice Tynes Writes That The Emergency Order Must End

26 May 2020 Dear Editor, The prime minister announced on March 19, 2020 that he was invoking the provisions of Article 29 of the constitution to decree a proclamation of emergency under which a number of emergency regulations and orders have been legislated to address the crisis arising from the coronavirus. The emergency regulations and […]

Andrew Allen Writes In Answer To Laying Off The Public Servants

26 May 2020 Dear Editor, According to the Tribune of May 19, 2020, a group calling itself the Organisation for Responsible Governance (ORG) apparently sees it as quite responsible that a country that runs itself on revenues representing a mere 18 percent of Gross Domestic Product (among the lowest on the planet) and that derives […]

REV KEITH RUSSELL WRITES ON THE DOUBLE STANDARDS ON RACE AND CLASS IN THE BAHAMAS

About original sins It is amazing to me that many Bahamians are still reluctant to have a discussion about the place of class, race and privilege in this country. Moreover, it is astounding how many Bahamians are infected with a collective amnesia about or are historically ignorant of the fact that the FNM party has […]

ALLYSON GIBSON WRITES: TOGETHER WE CAN

BE BOLD BAHAMAS Heartfelt thank you to the frontline team. “… I am not a scientist, but it is the right and duty of every citizen to look and see what the scientists have said and to analyse it for themselves and to draw common sense conclusions. We are all perfectly capable of doing that […]

Brian Seymour Writes From Grand Bahama Upending The Freeport News

Editor of the Freeport News Dear Editor, Your Thursday, March 5th, publication of the Freeport News under the heading “PLP Image Low Key” in Grand Bahama by Fred Sturrup, you incorrectly and erroneously stated that one Brian Seymour is the spokesperson for the PLP on Grand Bahama, that sir, is a falsehood. As a paper […]

SHARON TURNER WRITES ON A VIOLATION OF TRUST | 27 January 2020

Originally appeared in the Nassau Guardian The governing Free National Movement (FNM) launched its bid for re-election last week on a foundation of disinformation, misleading some of this country’s most disenfranchised communities in a telling signal that the Bahamian people could be in for a political period marked by desperation and untoward attempts to maintain […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES ON MEAT POLICY IN FREEPORT

Brian Seymour December 5 at 1:12 PM Minister Pintard: We have a problem. The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources in Grand Bahama has found an ingenious method through a misreading of the law to expropriate from the residents of Grand Bahama meat products; if, they do not possess a $2.00 permit on their return […]

Brian Seymour Writes On National Hero Choices By The FNM

Our Moses Sir Lynden Pindling   Sir Roland Symonette Pharaoh Why should the emancipated apologize for being set free?  51years after the attainment of majority rule, and 45 years of Independence; it is folly to honour your racist oppressor, and liberator, on the same day, with the same and equal honours. It renders the honour […]

Kelly Burrows Writes From Freeport On Public Attire

Dear. Editor! Firstly, I’m not professing to be an authority on proper attire and when? but, my Hospitality training over the last 50 years still holds firm today, and having been told on many occasions with the numerous amount of seminars, courses, I have attended throughout the United States, becoming a Certified Hospitality Trainer from […]

Marvin Wright writes defending Michelle Reckly

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Marvin Wright writes defending Michelle Reckly from an attack in the press by the Whistle Blower: Dear Editor, Please allow me space in your daily to respond to a letter that was published in the Tribune newspaper on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, titled “Grand Bahamians are fed up with Michelle Reckley […]

KELLY BURROWS WRITES ON FAT POLITICIANS

Dear. Editor   Watching this evening’s 7.00 pm newscast on ZNS. 07/11/2016. It mystified me to see the obesity that exist of so called leaders in our country who want to lead us. When they themselves don’t contribute to a healthy life style from their appearance, including some Government officials, who won’t be around, if […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT ABOUT THE PLP

“WHAT HAS THE PLP BECOME” “Cut your coat according to your cloth” is a proverb associated with a book called A Student’s Companion which most students used in the late 60’s and early 70’s.  This expression seems very applicable to the present state the Christie administration finds itself in.  Just months prior to a general […]

Save The Bays Writes Stupidity

Today yet another stupid missive has come from Save the Bays, viagra sale a front organization, that is supposed to be involved in Environmental Fights but is really a political organization trying to overthrow the government of The Bahamas.  Fred Smith is the lawyer, the petitioner, one of the alleged victims of a petition which […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT

ACHAN IN THE CAMP Three weeks ago I posed a simple question, viagra sales “Are the core values of the PLP still relevant, viagra sales or have they been cast aside in favor of foreign direct investment”? This is the instrument being used to help develop and modernize our country. This week the answer came […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT: THE LESSONS MY FATHER TAUGHT ME

Felix Alphonso Seymour, known to many as FA, to others as Phonse, Professor and Jack; the legacy of a life well-lived is demonstrated through the lives of his children, Kirkwood Seymour , Deborah Seymour-Addo, Ricky, Brian, Kevin, Karen Seymour, and Kayla Rousell. Knowing this man was to experience the oral tradition of his native Cat […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT ABOUT A LONG AGO ABACO STORM

On September 6, viagra 1932, the island of Abaco was rocked by a Category Five hurricane.  This hurricane has come to be known as the GREAT ABACO HURRICANE.  This storm had wind speeds up to 200 miles per hour.  When it was over, reports are that 16 people perished, and 300 injured.  According to records, […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT

by Brian Seymour Since attaining Independence in 1973, the Bahamas has had three Prime Ministers. First, there was the Father of the nation, Sir Lynden Pindling, secondly, The Honorable Hubert Ingraham; and now, The Honorable Perry Christie, the present sitting Prime Minister. All three men given allowances for human frailties have served us well. They […]

BRIAN SEYMOUR WRITES FROM FREEPORT

The definition of a disciplined force is the strict and precise observance of all policemen of the order and rules established by laws and the force.   The only thing that stands between law and order and by extension, buy an orderly society and the law of the jungle is our police force. So from time […]

GILBERT MORRIS WRITES ABOUT CANADIAN BANKS IN THE CARIBBEAN

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