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December 08, 2016
Grand Bahama Junior Junkanoo Groups Get Assistance

Not only are the junior “Junkanooers” being supplied with the basic materials needed to create their costumes, they will also be offered help in the creation of such costumes. As a part of the preparation members of the various senior Junkanoo groups on the island have offered their services...

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October 19, 2016
Volunteers in Florida send supplies to help

LAST week, in a matter of only four days volunteers from Lend a Hand Bahamas in south east Florida collected supplies to fill a 40-foot shipping container to be sent over to The Bahamas to aid in the relief effort post Hurricane Matthew.

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October 13, 2016
Gas queues making it hard for Super Value to get fuel

SUPER VALUE owner Rupert Roberts said on Sunday that "it's been a rough couple of days" since Hurricane Matthew hit, telling The Tribune that long lines from motorists clamouring at local gas stations has made it difficult for company representatives to get fuel for store generators.

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March 12, 2012
'The great land giveaway'

The problems that plagued the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) during its last five-year term in office are well known. The infamous Anna Nicole Smith saga, the notorious Cabinet "fight", the Korean boat debacle and the general view that former Prime Minister Perry Christie had little control over his own ministers.
But perhaps what is perceived as one of the biggest - but lesser known - perceived ...

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December 16, 2010
'Higher impact' than anticipated from first Baha Mar contracts

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

The $15 million worth of Commercial Village construction contracts issued last week by Baha Mar will have a "significantly higher trickle down impact" on the Bahamian economy than anticipated, particularly for local building materials suppliers, because they do not stipulate the use of Chinese-sourced materials.

Confirming that the four contracts handed ...

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December 07, 2018
Prime Minister encourages residents to Go Green

Prime Minister, Dr. the Most Hon. Hubert A. Minnis is keeping his Government’s commitment to support and facilitate the use of solar panels and other forms of renewal energy aimed at reducing the cost of energy...

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September 15, 2017
Reconstructing the Caribbean after Irma

Hurricane Irma devastated several islands of the Caribbean. The hurricane took the leisurely time of a tourist on summer holiday in the tropics. Then she slowly wended her considerable, powerful, awe-inspiring mass, and destructive tentacles of wind, water, storm surge, and frightening spectacle of thunder and lightning, toward Florida.
Irma struck Floridians with winds of 130 miles per hour, Cate...

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September 06, 2017
Minister warns again about price gouging

There will be over 60 inspectors throughout The Bahamas monitoring incidents of price gouging leading up to Hurricane Irma and a week after, Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes said yesterday.
"Normally leading up to national disasters such as this hurricane, we have had past experiences with merchants increasing the prices of hurricane-related items, particularly at hardware stores and at food stores...

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September 05, 2017
Statement by Dion A. Foulkes Minister of Labour (with responsibility for consumer affairs)

The Public is advised that it is illegal, unethical and immoral for businesses in The Bahamas to artificially increase the price of goods and services offered for sale or hire in an attempt to secure abnormal profits in anticipation or in the aftermath of a national disaster, in this instance, Hurricane Irma...

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November 04, 2015
Phase One of Reconstruction Strategy Underway with Roof Repairs

Phase One of the Government of The Bahamas’ reconstruction and repair plan for those owner-occupied homes damaged by Hurricane Joaquin in the southeastern and central Bahamas got underway Monday with a “clear and detailed strategy” for how that plan will be executed.

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