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STATESIDE: Challenges facing Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy

A pundit was thus discussing the third person in the presidential succession in the United States today, the speaker of the House of Representatives, the honourable Kevin McCarthy, Republican congressman from California.

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FRONT PORCH – Good friendship: A source of inexhaustible love and joy

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

EDITORIAL: Awards for arrests is misguided

IT is interesting to see National Security Minister Wayne Munroe leap to the defence of a Royal Bahamas Police Force scheme he previously dismissed as fake news when asked about it by The Tribune.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Poor communication between politicians and the public

GIVEN the gutting of the media, one would think that the current government administration would be competent in the area of communications.

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PETER YOUNG: Passing of famous South African veteran politician

ONE of the purposes of this column is to shed light on issues which might be inherently significant but which all too often have largely escaped the attention of the US and other media.

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FACE TO FACE: Born to be a storyteller

PATRICE Francis is known for writing, acting and producing some of the most compelling work on Bahamian culture. Her hands have touched events, shows, and documents that have brought The Bahamas’ rich history to life. We have enjoyed watching her on ZNS TV for years as the host of the popular Bahamian show Native Stew, highlighting some of the best in Bahamian talent, produced by A Derek Catalano.

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WORLD VIEW: Small island states seek climate justice in case

ON September 11 in Hamburg, Germany, a significant legal proceeding began that could redefine the parameters of climate justice for small island states. This case, slated to run until September 25, will unfold at the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS).

DR HUBERT MINNIS: Let’s make Nassau a great Caribbean city

WE the Bahamian people have an historic opportunity and obligation to fix and revitalise the City of Nassau. Its history traces back to the late 17th century.

EDITORIAL: After reflection, what comes next?

WHEN Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis spoke at Mount Tabour Church yesterday, he was in reflective mood.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: East of East Street - an opportunity to get it right

THERE’S a once-in-a-century opportunity in the life of a city to reshape Downtown Nassau and it’s staring us right in the face, begging, pleading for every great idea we’ve got.

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ONE ELEUTHERA FOUNDATION – Unknown dangers found in consumer products

THE Joneses – what a model family! They are in the prime of their lives and have satisfying careers that pay well. Their 2.5 children are healthy and do well in school and extracurricular activities. T

EDITORIAL: Veil of secrecy appears to have returned

WE have written before in this column about the disparency between the current administration’s words when it comes to transparency, and its actions.

STATESIDE: Major political science study says race is factor that separates Dems from GOP

MANY Americans who are also parents of college-aged kids will often wonder out loud to each other that their children will describe a friend (or even a love interest) without adding as one of the adjectives the colour of their skin.

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FRONT PORCH: They’ll know we are Christians by our . . . judgementalism?

SO often throughout history the victims of discrimination and oppression are described as “venomous” when they protest against their brutalisation and mistreatment. We have observed this sad response by some Bahamian male religious leaders toward women campaigning to outlaw marital rape.

EDITORIAL: COP not inspiring confidence in face of criticisms

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander spoke to the media on a number of issues – but was not necessarily clear in answering some of the concerns.