Stop Promoting The Bahamas as a “Medical Tourism” Destination

HealthcareWith all this current stem cell talk, Bahamians need to know that stem cell treatments for most health conditions are still in both the research and clinical trials phase in the United States and Europe and haven’t received approval from the following two major agencies in the US and UK – the FDA (US Food & Drug Administration) and the EMA (the European Medicines Agency based in the UK).
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None Of Our Business – “ACCORDING TO ME” TRIBUNE COLUMN

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When you hear the phrase “the business of the House” as it pertains to Parliament, that business refers to our business – the people’s business. When you and I vote on Election Day, that vote sends men and women to Parliament to conduct our business through the passage of legislation. Continue reading

After Over $1 Billion in Borrowing, Now Health Insurance For Uniformed Branches Is Being Cut?

WhatsGoingOnWithout prior warning/consultation, our uninformed branches have learned that the government is cutting their health insurance by $7 million.

Bahamas, think deeper than just the Party you support for a moment. Governments in a democracy who see themselves as answerable to the people, do not make major decisions like this without even a word of consultation with those who will be affected. Continue reading