PETER YOUNG: Accountability necessary but it may be time to move on from ‘Partygate’
The jury is still out. Has it been an act of vengeance against a controversial former British prime minister hounded out of office by his own colleagues or a legitimate example in a democracy of holding those in power to proper account?
FACE TO FACE – Coralie Adderley: Leader, entrepreneur and mentor
SHE’S championing the cause of health administration in her country and around the world. Her work is changing lives in rural communities, touching women and girls, and connecting people with their roots. She is proving that Bahamian women can take the lead in major industries like healthcare on a global scale.
WORLD VIEW: Development crisis threatens small states
“THE world is facing a crisis of development.” Those are the first words of a paper from officials of the World Bank Group (WBG), setting out a proposed roadmap for “urgent action” to tackle the “growing crisis of poverty and economic distress, and global challenges, including climate change, pandemic risks, and rising fragility and conflict”.
DIANE PHILLIPS: Curing PMH’s ills one blanket at a time
How do you fix a problem that costs 20 times more to run than the revenue it generates?
PRINCESS Margaret Hospital is in poor financial health. And that is being kind.
Eric Wiberg: Wives and bases
THE build-up of New Providence into the hub of all South Atlantic air deliveries to the Allies in Africa, the Mediterranean, Middle and Far East was sudden, yet the nation’s air hub was built as Windsor Field for the RAF Ferry Command, and to support the RAF Transport Command, the No 113 Transport Wing instructors who trained over 7,000 students for the front, and to deliver over 9,000 aircraft to Africa.
EDITORIAL: Is taxation the solution to our sins?
IT appears the government plans to make us pay for our sins – literally.
STATESIDE: Potcake rescue tourist attraction in TCI leads to US puppy adoptions
The Turks and Caicos: It’s kind of like our little brother. A neighboring archipelago, for many years a tropical backwater, now more recently blossoming into a desirable tourist destination.
FRONT PORCH: Catholic Social Teaching promotes, protects and defends the radical dignity of the human person
IN A 55-minute speech during a 2015 pastoral visit to Bolivia, Pope Francis addressed a crowd of farmers, indigenous people and activists with this ringing plea: “You are social poets: creators of work, builders of housing, producers of food, above all for people left behind by the world market.
ALICIA WALLACE: Technological opportunities, challenges and barriers for equality
ON Friday, March 18, the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) came to a close. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls” and the theme under review was “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls” which was the theme of the 62nd session.
EDITORIAL: Taking the guns off our streets
THE news that The Bahamas is joining forces with other countries to take US firearm manufacturers to court is to some extent startling – but very welcome.
PETER YOUNG: Maintaing Indo-Pacific peace is focus of AUKUS in face of assertive China
WITH the publicity surrounding last week’s San Diego meeting about the AUKUS agreement, I wonder how many people will have recalled one of US President Biden’s famous gaffes. T
FACE TO FACE: This Women’s History month be inspired, be encouraged and most of all ‘Keep Going’
THERE is power in 11 women coming together to share some of their most personal stories of life’s trials that turned into triumph. It’s liberating for them, and motivating for all who they share their stories with.
EDITORIAL: Human rights report highlights familiar failing
THE prolonged failure to carry out inquests into police-involved shootings has been an issue that The Tribune has long spotlighted – and now it is garnering international attention.
WORLD VIEW: Can political parties agree social contract for national progress?
AUTHORITATIVE international bodies – among them, the respected Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) – have concluded that “democracy is under both literal and figurative assault around the world.” The countries of the Caribbean have not been exempted from this judgement which is based on more than a decade of studies.
EDITORIAL: The problem facing the Prime Minister
IN backing Education Minister Glenys Hanna Martin, Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis” has given himself a problem.