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Frequent outages are hitting Airbnb business
Frequent outages are hitting Airbnb business

August 14, 2019

THE frequent power cuts carried out by Bahamas Power and Light have negatively impacted the home rental business, according to Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar.

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Sky Bahamas issues affecting tourist trade, admits DAguilar

August 14, 2019

TOURISM and Aviation Minister Dionisio D'Aguilar yesterday said blowback from the grounding of Sky Bahamas has negatively impacted the country's tourism product especially service to the Family Islands.

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Govt review of sex education underway
Govt review of sex education underway

August 14, 2019

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd yesterday said the government is reviewing school curriculum to ensure that it is "relevant for the 21st century," including increasing sexual education for students.

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Turnquest predicts better news on jobs
Turnquest predicts better news on jobs

August 14, 2019

FINANCE Minister Peter Turnquest yesterday conceded the latest national unemployment rate is still high, but said the government is relying on several factors to reduce joblessness.

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No agreement over worker ratios at 200m The Pointe
No agreement over worker ratios at 200m The Pointe

August 14, 2019

LABOUR Minister Dion Foulkes revealed yesterday the government and The Pointe's executives have conflicting numbers when it comes to the worker ratio at the $200m West Bay Street development.

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MIYA Bahamas working steadily on Phase 2 of 83M Project

August 14, 2019

It has been 6 years since MIYA Bahamas arrived in Nassau. Their mission: to assist the Water & Sewerage Corporation (WSC) in its efforts to reduce millions of gallons of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) which were being lost daily due to leaks, wastage, theft, and deteriorating pipes...

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FLORIDA’S HOT 105 RADIO LIVE REMOTE BROADCAST FROM FREEPORT HIGHLIGHTS BAHAMAS JUNKANOO SUMMER FEST

August 14, 2019

The Islands Of The Bahamas recently partnered with the Wiggins Agency in South Florida to host a live remote broadcast from Freeport, Grand Bahama with S Florida’s Hot 105 FM’S on air personality, James T.

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Sterling Trust Cayman Appoints In-House Counsel
Sterling Trust (Cayman) Appoints In-House Counsel

August 14, 2019

Sterling Trust (Cayman) Limited, an affiliate of Sterling Global Financial Ltd. has appointed Yvette Ratchford as in-house counsel. The appointment reinforces the firm’s dedication to further expansion and ensuring that clients continue to receive a bespoke level of support and advice. Ms. Ratchford’s experience...

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The Bahamas' CARIFTA triathlon team heads to Jamaica
The Bahamas' CARIFTA triathlon team heads to Jamaica

August 14, 2019

Some of Team Bahamas' triathletes that will head to the 3rd CARIFTA Triathlon and Aquathlon Championships in Runaway Bay, Saint Ann, Jamaica, set for Saturday, August 17-18...

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National women's sprint relay potential noteworthy

August 14, 2019

Ten years ago, with two of the original Golden Girls still active and performing very well (reference is to Chandra Sturrup and Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie), The Bahamas captured the 4×100 meters relay silver medal at the 2009 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in [...]

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Georgetown bullies CB Giants in Summer of Thunder victory
Georgetown bullies CB Giants in Summer of Thunder victory

August 14, 2019

The Georgetown Hoyas opened their 2019 Foreign Tour by rolling over the Commonwealth Bank Giants 103-77 after shooting 51.2 percent from the field in the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) Summer of Thunder action at the Kendal G.L Isaacs National Gymnasium on Monday, August 12...

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Hooping by the Park a success
Hooping by the Park a success

August 14, 2019

Demetrius Smith presents Wendy's gift bags to men's champions Humble Beginnings.Organizer Jabari Wilmott turned the second annual Hooping by the Park Basketball Tournament into a tremendous success...

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'Please help us'
'Please help us'

August 14, 2019

As she laid on a twin bed in a dark, musty room, Clotilida Gibson-Johnson, 66, a bed-ridden resident at Unity House, begged the government to address recent load shedding exercises throughout New Providence...

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Man murdered in Coconut Grove

August 14, 2019

Police said a man was murdered on Amos Ferguson Street, Coconut Grove, yesterday. According to police, another man was taken to hospital with injuries...

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Maynard: No 60-year-old engines at BPL
Maynard: No 60-year-old engines at BPL

August 14, 2019

Bahamas Power and Light's (BPL) Clifton Pier power plant. FILEBahamas Electrical Workers Union (BEWU) President Paul Maynard yesterday insisted that there are no engines at Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) that are 60 years old...

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Jury clears teen of murder of his schoolmate
Jury clears teen of murder of his schoolmate

August 14, 2019

A Supreme Court jury yesterday unanimously acquitted a teenager accused of a retaliatory murder. Prosecutors alleged that Chris Collins, 18, was responsible for the February 10, 2017 shooting death of 16-year-old Wensky Joseph, who was also known as Richie, at Peardale Park...

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Govt hopeful that unemployment will continue to drop
Govt hopeful that unemployment will continue to drop

August 14, 2019

Dion Foulkes.Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday the government is confident that the unemployment rate will continue to drop as several significant projects reach their completion...

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Inquiry ordered into jail 'beating'
Inquiry ordered into jail 'beating'

August 14, 2019

THE mother of a man jailed for armed robbery yesterday pleaded for her son's safety as officials investigate claims he was severely beaten on the weekend...

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Bee swarm stings man to death
Bee swarm stings man to death

August 14, 2019

AN 82-year-old man was stung to death when a swarm of bees attacked him as he was doing yard work at his Freeport home last week...

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Woman jewellery thief fails to overturn her two-year sentence
Woman jewellery thief fails to overturn her two-year sentence

August 14, 2019

A WOMAN has failed in trying to get the appellate court to overturn her two-year sentence for stealing over $100,000 worth of watches from her employer, a high-end jewellery store on Paradise Island.

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