Police Funeral A Slap In The Face To Bahamians & The PM

black blogger, Rogan Smith of This Bahamian Gyal poses for a headshot photo

Seeing police officers break the law to attend a police woman’s funeral last Thursday was not only a slap in the face to the many Bahamian families who have been denied that privilege, but also a blatant disregard for the law they are responsible for upholding.  Many residents lashed out at the police last week …

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Bahamas Education Finally Catching Up To Technology And It’s A Great Thing

A little girl sits at a computer desk looking at her teacher through the computer screen

When students head back to school next month, things will look, feel and sound a whole lot different.  For starters, many students will be stepping into a virtual world where their interaction with their teachers and classmates will be through a computer screen. Lunch breaks will take place in the kitchen or at the dining …

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In The Bahamas, Things Are Not Getting Better, They’re Getting Worse

Sign that reads, Not Today, #COVID-19. Photo by cottonbro from Pexels.

Two New Providence women, an Eleuthera man and an Abaco woman all died in one day from COVID-19. We have had 27 virus-related deaths since the start of the global pandemic, and 1,703 confirmed cases up to August 21st. Despite extreme measures to curtail this virus, things are getting worse.   It’s now hard to believe, …

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Bahamas Travel Advisory: The US State Dept Has Some Nerve

State Department Raises Advisory To Level Four

Image of the US flag. Photo by Aaron Schwartz of Pexels.com

Last Wednesday, Florida reported more than 5,400 new coronavirus cases, bringing its infection total to a staggering 500,000. The Sunshine State now has more COVID-19 cases than France, Italy, Mexico and Italy. So, naturally the following day, the US State Department released a level four advisory warning its residents not to travel to . . …

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Bahamas To Reopen: Sun, Sand & Sea Won’t Cut It

Bahamian Blogger, Rogan Smith buys a souvenir in Downtown Nassau. The Bahamas is now open for travel.

On Wednesday, The Bahamas will reopen its borders to international travel after a three-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the big question is, what’s next? The global crisis, which has upended economies throughout the world, including The Bahamas, is still battering many countries, including the United States. As of Friday, Florida reported 9,000 …

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