Letters to the Editor


In support of the Prime Minister

The general media has long been opposed to the ascension of the Hon Philip “Brave” Davis, MP, KC as Prime Minister of this wonderful nation of ours.

Passing the buck on gun violence

I must concur wholeheartedly with letter writer Zephaniah Burrows’ respectful view that the targeting of US gun manufacturers for what is a very homegrown phenomenon is misguided to say the least.

Finders Keepers Losers Weepers

It is truly said that it is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

We need to save conch

In the 6th January 2023 edition of The Nassau Guardian there appeared under the heading “No Need for Conch Season Yet” statements attributed to Eric Carey, the former executive director of the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) in which he is quoted as saying that “I don’t think we need a conch season yet.”

Promises, promises in Mangrove Cay

I’m writing regarding a recent visit back home to Mangrove Cay, Andros.

Hinduism encroaching Bahamian life

The Bahamas is considered a Caribbean country, although it is really located in the Atlantic Ocean. The Caribbean is a religious and cultural melting pot, according to sociologists from the United States.

Despite promises problems persist at Magrove Cay

Greetings, I’m writing regarding a recent visit back home to Mangrove Cay, Andros.

We’re obligated to foreigners with fat wallets

If I might make a couple of observations on this ongoing saga. My understanding of agreements is limited but I do not think that the easiest way out is for Mr Smith to reapply.

Home rental regulation

Permit me space in your newspaper to comment on the proposed Tourism Development Corporation of the Bahamas Bill which I understand was pulled from the House today.

Harbour Bay parking

Annoyance is a mild description when trying to shop at Harbour Bay Shopping Centre – where do the potential shoppers park?

Should PLP sell GB to US?

A political operative on Facebook claimed that a Progressive Liberal Party Cabinet minister at the Grand Bahama Business Outlook blamed the island’s protracted economic depression on the COVID-19 pandemic, which is patently false. Grand Bahama has been in the economic doldrums since 2001, the year of the terrorist attacks on the US by Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Tit-for-tat over FTX

Greetings. And thank you for the space in your daily publication to proffer up these several points Of view.

Cruise deal strikes nerve

The Minister of Education gave her opinion on the pending cruise deal and it seems to have struck a nerve, especially with the politically active. Is it what she said or how she said it? Some are saying that it is more about the time that she chose to say it, however, this is a view she has always held.

Ed Bethel

And then there were three. On Monday, March 13, the media profession in The Bahamas lost a giant of a journalist and broadcaster, Mr Ed Bethel.

Concerns over Royal Caribbean beach club

THE following is an open letter from Eric Carey, former executive director of The Bahamas National Trust (BNT), a non-profit, non-government, membership organisation focused on conserving and protecting the Bahamian environment. Mr Carey now leads ONE Consultants, an independent environmental consultancy that has been engaged by Atlantis to review the environmental impact of the proposed Royal Caribbean beach club project.