Sir Arthur Foulkes writes To The Point on Tuesdays in the Nassau Tribune. He was a reporter and editor at the Tribune from 1948 to 1962 when he became founding editor of the Bahamian Times. His column first appeared in the Tribune in the early 1970s. Elected to parliament in 1967, he was a cabinet minister in the first PLP government and a founder of the Free National Movement in 1971. As a delegate to the Bahamas Independence Conference in London in 1972, he drafted the opposition memorandum for the conference. In 1992 he was appointed high commissioner to the United Kingdom and ambassador to the European Union. Since 1999 he has been ambassador to China. Email: email@example.com.