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Govt seeking landfill solution

November 21, 2017

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Attorney general lauds Greenslade

November 21, 2017

Attorney General Carl Bethel yesterday praised former Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade and defended his tenure, charging that anyone who believes the commissioner can stop every crime from happening is misguided. "He successfully assisted in completing the reforms to the police commenced under the previous Ingraham [...]
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Tips for losing weight

November 21, 2017

I'm doing everything in the book and I'm still not loosing weight. This feeling alone will drive any sane person mad. You're putting in all this work, but to no avail are you not seeing the results you thought you would've. It's literally a common [...]
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Veteran journalist slams PM's remarks

November 21, 2017

Veteran journalist Gladstone Thurston has sharply rebuked Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis' attack on the media as nothing more than an "insane attempt at rank intimidation". "Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, in his address at the Bahamas Press Club's awards banquet, came across as rather [...]
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Do you like you

November 21, 2017



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Christian Council President and VP at odds

November 21, 2017

Directly contradicting Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander, Archdeacon James Palacious, the council's vice president, said he agrees with the government effecting changes to citizenship rights through ordinary powers of Parliament. Palacious said although there are many "church people who are against it", it [...]
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Sailing deserves to be officially named The Bahamas' national sport

November 21, 2017

During the late 1920s and early 1930s, the civil servants sent to work in the British colony called the islands of The Bahamas, brought into our social culture a heavy influence of cricket, horse polo and English football (soccer). Of the three disciplines, cricket and [...]
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Commercial Enterprise Bill to be debated tomorrow

November 21, 2017

Parliamentarians will debate the Commercial Enterprise Bill when the House of Assembly meets tomorrow. In a statement, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the legislation "seeks to build a stronger and more stable economy". The bill will encourage both domestic and foreign investment in The [...]
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Govt seeking landfill solution by next year

November 21, 2017

The New Providence Landfill could come under new management in fewer than six months. Minister of the Environment Romauld Ferreira announced yesterday that the government has begun accepting expressions of interest for potential investment and management services of landfill and will select a preferred bidder [...]
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Seeking to rewrite history

November 21, 2017

Dear Editor, Rewriting the Baha Mar narrative has become somewhat of a sport in our political climate - where undeserving individuals seek to claim ownership or responsibility for where Baha Mar is today. At the opening of the SLS Baha Mar on Friday evening, Prime [...]
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Eagles, Rattlers win national titles

November 20, 2017

The dust is settled and the top senior girls and boys high school volleyball teams in the country have been decided. The Bahamas National High School Volleyball Championships reached its climax at the St. George's Gymnasium in Freeport, Grand Bahama, on Saturday evening, and the [...]
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Hield injures ankle against the Blazers

November 20, 2017

The Sacramento Kings are still not certain exactly how much time Chavano "Buddy" Hield will miss due to an ankle injury that he sustained in the fourth quarter of the Kings' 86-82 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Hield was forced to [...]
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BTC reveals brand new Samsung suite

November 20, 2017

In just a few days, Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) will unveil its 2017 Christmas campaign, and while the company promises the offers will be like none other, the BTC flagship store at The Mall at Marathon unveiled a fresh state-of-the-art Samsung suite, equipped with contemporary, [...]
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Taking the Olympic movement to the entire country is essential

November 20, 2017

The year was 1968 and the late Robert "Bobby" Symonette was the president of the Bahamas Olympic Association (now Committee). It was a time when the Bahamas Olympic Movement was practically centered in just New Providence, the island in which sits the capital city of [...]
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IMF study rates Bahamas highly in financial market depth

November 20, 2017

The Bahamas was rated one of the top four jurisdictions in financial market depth in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region, according to an International Monetary Fund (IMF) study titled "Unleashing growth and strengthening resilience in the Caribbean". The Bahamas, along with two other [...]
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Lyford Cay Foundations celebrate 26 new 'On Course To College' students

November 20, 2017

Nassau, Bahamas — 26 determined Grade 10 students, representing the FOCUS class of 2020, recently joined the ranks of On Course To College (OCTC), the second phase of Lyford Cay Foundations' FOCUS program. The occasion was marked by a pinning ceremony at Harry C. Moore [...]
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Borrowing and spending

November 20, 2017

Dear Editor, The government of The Bahamas has been in office since May 10, 2017. Since that time they have borrowed $720 million and are still collecting VAT. Now they want to borrow another $800 million while they are still collecting VAT? Instead of tightening [...]
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A pre-teen with a spirit of altruism

November 20, 2017

Nickera-Olivia Green has been on earth just a little over a decade, but at the age of 11, she's already developed an altruistic spirit towards her peers, and firmly believes that people need to be their brother's keeper. The Mt. Carmel Preparatory Academy sixth grade [...]
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Conch depletion

November 20, 2017

Dear Editor, I appreciate that there are a large number of issues which need to be addressed by the government, however, I am disappointed that the government has not appreciated the need to address the severe depletion of the conch stock in the country as [...]
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PM lambasts media

November 20, 2017

On a night where members of the media were honored by their peers, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who brought the keynote address, accused journalists in The Bahamas of going after drama and excitement, while "missing important stories on public policy", and suggested that they [...]
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