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November 15, 2011
52.3M PMH Project Targets 12 Subcontractors

Enabling works are now in full swing for the $52.3 million critical care block at Princess Margaret Hospital, as top management at Cavalier Construction reveals 12 local sub-contractors will be hired for the job - a move that pushes total employment opportunities to "at least 500".

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November 12, 2012
U.S. investor to revive concrete factory

A top U.S. investor is looking to revive a concrete plant on Exuma and purchase a large tract of land, a move that could facilitate considerable development on the island.
In September, Guardian Business exclusively revealed that February Point is poised to sell for "eight figures" to a large foreign entity.
John McGarvey, a property developer with major interests in Florida, has now set his sight...

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April 15, 2014
What you need to know about VOCs

Just smell it, that's how you know its new - whether it's a car, shoes, bag or a freshly painted room. The chemical compounds that give us this sense of comfort are part of a group of products called volatile organic compounds, or VOCs for short.
When they linger for a day or two, no problem, but enduring emissions are a cause for concern and could lead to health problems.
A reader wrote in to dra...

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January 24, 2012
As you inhale that new car smell - think twice

The popularity of the new car scent is such that it has been packaged and available for sale. However, the compounds that make up the real new car smell are actually a cause for concern.
These compounds are part of a group of products called volatile organic compounds, or VOCs for short.  In our efforts to live greener lives we must be very concerned about the quality of air in our indoor env...

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National Security Minister sends warning on Prsion Smuggling
January 22, 2015
National Security Minister sends warning on Prsion Smuggling

The smuggling of illicit items into the facilities of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) is a serious violation of the institution's regulations and anyone found guilty of engaging in such activities...

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January 19, 2012
Former PLP women's branch head is DNA candidate

Former Progressive Liberal Party candidate Dr. Madlene Sawyer, who also headed the party's women's association, is the Democratic National Alliance's candidate for Southern Shores, the DNA announced yesterday.
Dr. Sawyer was the unsuccessful PLP candidate for Delaporte in the 1997 general election.
She was among the five candidates who DNA Leader Branville McCartney introduced last night at the pa...

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March 22, 2013
Death, Grieving, Healing: In Memory of My Father, Curt Whachell

My father passed away at 87 years old on March 11th, 2013. I'd seen him twice this year before a visit just one week prior to his death.  He was doing so well those first two times, that the last time I saw him, was when it finally sunk in that my father was actually going to die. Until then, I naively never felt it possible.

I'd always felt blessed that all of my loved ones were alive around ...

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July 22, 2015
South Cat Cay developers hope to break ground in six weeks

The developers of a proposed $94 million hotel development on South Cat Cay hope to break ground within the next six weeks, paving the way for roughly 200 permanent jobs, according to Minister of State for Investments Khaalis Rolle.
Speaking with Guardian Business, Rolle said that the project would produce some 200 permanent positions and 150 construction jobs over the course of construction, once...

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December 15, 2012
An exciting milestone

When hindsight is always 20/20, it implies a longing for things to have taken place differently. But this isn't the case with the rapid evolution of contemporary Bahamian art, which for the last 20 years has expanded the boundaries of how Bahamian artists define themselves and their practices.
Hoping to pay homage and expand this conversation, two contemporary abstract Bahamian artists, Toby Lunn ...

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January 21, 2015
Nottage warns on prison smuggling

The smuggling of illicit items into the facilities of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) on Fox Hill Road is a serious violation of the prison's regulations and anyone found guilty of engaging in such activities - be it staff, inmates or visitors to the facility - will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law, Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard J. Nottage warned Monday at t...

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