Why Sugary Drink Ban Will Do Little To Curb Obesity

The decision to ban sugary drinks in our public schools is a step in the right direction, but sadly that alone will do very little to curb obesity and prevent children from developing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like diabetes and hypertension. According to the Bahamas Government, 42 per cent of children are either overweight or obese. …

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We Must Insist Women Play Key Role In 2022

Hearing Loretta Butler-Turner admit that female politicians don’t receive the same level of respect as their male counterparts regardless of what they bring to the table didn’t surprise me at all. But, it sure did hurt to hear it nonetheless.  The former Opposition leader, who has experienced firsthand what life in politics is like and …

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Here’s A Bit Of Advice To The PLP: Ignore Miller’s Scare Tactics

Here we go again.  Leslie Miller is back in the news. It seems his time away from frontline politics has not dimmed his ambition, his temper or his threats.  The former Tall Pines MP, who lost his seat in the 2017 General Election, recently blasted the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) for its decision not to …

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BTC’s Existential Crisis: The Writing’s On The Wall

It’s difficult and incredibly painful to witness the current state of affairs over at the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC). The company, which once sat atop the utility food chain, has been dying a slow death ever since it lost its mobile monopoly. The move paved the way for BTC’s competitor, Aliv to enter the market …

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