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September 19, 2011
Experts call insurance estimate 'ridiculous'

While a leading catastrophe modeling firm has revised its insurance losses estimate for Hurricane Irene, local experts believe the number is still grossly exaggerated.
AIR Worldwide reduced the losses for The Bahamas to between $200 and $400 million, down from its August 26th $300-to$700 million estimate.
But Brice Ferguson, president of Professional Insurance Consultants, said the revised figure ...

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January 28, 2011
How's is your 'work ethic'

Now, although I’m sure that we all have an idea of exactly what we feel ‘Work Ethic’ really means; I went to my computer and logged on to the site ‘www.ask.com’ and punched in the word ‘Work Ethic’. Now, here’s what it said “‘Work Ethic’ is when one has integrity in their job. Main traits of a good ‘Work Ethic’ are hones...

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October 13, 2014
Gomez: Govt will do the right thing on PHA findings

Minister of Health Dr. Perry Gomez said yesterday the government will "do the right thing" once the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) is done investigating the alleged abuses revealed in a forensic audit into the PHA's pharmaceutical and medical supplies.
The Nassau Guardian revealed the audit's findings last week.
"That's under review," he said, referring to the report.
"...It's also being investi...

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October 25, 2012
A long awaited moment

Dear Editor,
What a difference it is to listen to these poems I heard read before - the first one of Haiti, if not the second one that is a conversation with God: But how very different it is to listen to poetry instead of in a room with a few dozen others, to be listening with the whole nation. Oh, the effect of these poems heard on TV 13 was very different indeed. I got goosebumps in a spot or t...

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Hurricane Sandy is a Category 1 Hurricane
October 24, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is a Category 1 Hurricane

Hurricane Sandy is a Category 1 Hurricane located at 17.6 N, 76.8 W with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph, gusting to 100 mph.

Sandy has been strengthened further Wednesday and is now a Category 1 hurricane. Sandy made landfall on the southeastern coast of Jamaica near Kingston around 3:00 p.m. EDT. Maximum sustained winds at the time of landfall were estimated to be near 80 mph. Sandy will ...

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January 28, 2011
Employment opportunity on Grand Bahama in electronics

An excellent
employment opportunity is available on Grand Bahama Island for a
Bahamian well versed in modern electronics including; TVs, cell phones,
MP3 players, various cables and connectors for A/V and computers, car
audio, stereo systems, computers & internet, digital cameras, memory
cards, hard drives and sticks, cordless phones  and all the terminology
associated with it. Excellen...

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October 08, 2014
Coalition for Responsible Taxation: Strengthen whistle-blower protection

The co-chair of the Coalition for Responsible Taxation (CRT) has stressed the need for increased government accountability and legislation protecting whistleblowers following a recent headline-grabbing forensic audit into the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA).
CRT Co-chair Gowon Bowe told Guardian Business that while he could not comment on the findings of the audit directly, he believes that the i...

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September 21, 2011
Robins' action plan Part II

Revamping the national team programs, providing more playing time and exposing the country's top players to high level games are among the other things Charles 'Softly' Robins intends to implement when elected president.
Robins' name, along with two other candidates, were tossed into the hat for the presidental chair in the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF). The annual general election is schedu...

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October 30, 2012
The great debate: To gamble or not to gamble

Dear Editor,

We here in The Bahamas have much to be thankful for. The ravages of Hurricane Sandy swept over our beloved nation but apart from two reported hurricane-related deaths and some minimal property damage, we fared well. Of course, one death is too many but when you look at other nations in the region, particularly Jamaica, Cuba and Haiti, we came out okay.
Once we would have cleaned up...

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September 21, 2011
RESOLUTIONS ON PHOTO SIZING

By DEIDRE M. BASTIAN

HELP. I am trying to e-mail some JPEG pictures I just took with my new digital camera, but I keep getting a message that says "the file size is too large". Sounds familiar?

Better still, you land on a web page with a gigantic picture. You really want to see the whole thing but, alas, it seems the only way to view it is to use your scroll bars. Sure, you could buy a bigger m...

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