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AG withdraws emergency proclamation in Senate following concerns raised by the opposition
AG withdraws emergency proclamation in Senate following concerns raised by the opposition

July 03, 2020

Attorney General Carl Bethel withdrew the latest proclamation of emergency from the Senate on Friday morning after the opposition questioned whether the parliamentary session was properly constituted...

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Letters Attorney general must resign

July 03, 2020

We profess to follow the Westminster system in our wonderful nation. Under that system, there are certain constitutional conventions that should be observed...

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God restores

July 03, 2020

Dear Editor, "And behold, a great wind came across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young people, and they are dead, and I alone have escaped to tell you." - Job 1:19 "So Satan went out [...]
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How robust is the screening process for travelers

July 03, 2020

When officials at yesterday's Ministry of Health press conference advised that the ministry was not in receipt of COVID-19 test results for 135 Mexican workers engaged by Baker's Bay in Abaco, and that it was investigating their arrival, it called into question the process of [...]
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George Matthias Geo/ Polka Dot/ Junior Rolle Sr.

July 03, 2020

Funeral Service for George Matthias "Geo/ Polka Dot/ Junior" Rolle Sr. , age 70 years, a resident of Freeport, Grand Bahama, will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Saturday July 4th, 2020, at St. Johns Native Baptist Church, Coral Road and Ponce De Leon Drive, [...]
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Mrs. Colmaida Amanda Henfield-Williams Funeral Service

July 03, 2020

Funeral Service for Mrs. Colmaida Amanda Henfield-Williams, age 80 years, a resident of Golden Gates II, will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Cedar Crest Funeral Home, Robinson and Baillou Hill Roads, on Friday July 3rd, 2020. Officiating will be Rev'd. Fr. [...]
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Raise a Kalik to your 'hero'

July 03, 2020

For more than a month, Kalik has been recognizing unsung heroes who play an integral role in bettering the lives of others through their #RaiseAKalik campaign...

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Etienne honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
Etienne honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholar

July 03, 2020

Bahamian collegiate high jumper Jyles Etienne has yet another accolade under his belt, but this time it’s on the academic side as opposed to athletics...

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More than 60M paid by NIB to unemployed Bahamians

July 03, 2020

The National Insurance Board's (NIB) headquarters on Baillou Hill Road. FILETo date, the National Insurance Board (NIB) has paid out in excess of $60 million in unemployment benefits to more than 34,000 claimants, the board revealed yesterday. This comes as NIB prepares to continue paying benefits as a part of the government's $48 million unemployment [...]
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Bahamas ranks third in region for tourism dependency

July 03, 2020

In the region, only Antigua and Barbuda and Aruba are listed as more dependent on tourism than The Bahamas, after compiling exports data from the years 2014 to 2018. FILEA newly released Inter-American Development Bank report lists The Bahamas as fifth in the world and third in the region on the tourism dependency index. In the region, only Antigua and Barbuda and Aruba are listed as more dependent on tourism after compiling exports data [...]
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Confusion over COVID-19 results

July 03, 2020

Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis.Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, health consultant in the Office of the Prime Minister, said yesterday the Ministry of Health is awaiting COVID-19 test results for the more than 100 Mexican workers who recently traveled to The Bahamas. However, last night, an executive for Baker's Bay Golf [...]
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Dames says PM to announce added measures to combat COVID-19

July 03, 2020

Marvin Dames.A day after the country reopened for visitors, Minister of National Security Marvin Dames yesterday said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis will speak to further measures being put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in The Bahamas very soon. On the sidelines of [...]
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