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Crackdown: More police and new cars after wave of violence
June 18, 2018
Crackdown: More police and new cars after wave of violence

IN the face of a spate of murders, National Security Minister Marvin Dames yesterday announced a series of new crime fighting strategies geared towards the blanket coverage of specific hotspot areas in New Providence...

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September 22, 2012
New police cars sat uncleared at dock

More than a week after 26 new police vehicles arrived in the country, they were still parked at Arawak Cay awaiting clearance by the Department of Customs up to yesterday, according to Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage.
Nottage told The Nassau Guardian he was not pleased that those vehicles were not already assisting in the fight against crime.
"I'm a little upset that it hasn't ...

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October 03, 2018
EU lawmakers want to cut car emissions by 40 percent by 2030

PARIS (AP) -- The European Parliament wants to cut CO2 emissions from new cars and vans by 40 percent by 2030 and will try to convince the European Union's 28 nations to back the idea despite objections from the powerful car industry. The proposed cut [...]
The post EU lawmakers want to cut car emissions by 40 percent by 2030 appeared first on The Nassau Guardian.

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June 20, 2017
Sumner: Crime continues to be strain on businesses' fixed, start-up costs

Crime and the fear of crime continues to be a strain on businesses, with the cost of security continuing to eat away at one to three percent of business' fixed and start-up costs, CEO of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) Edison Sumner told Guardian Business yesterday.
Last week, during his budget communication, Member of Parliament for Fort Charlotte Mark Humes, ...

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Antique car show at Arawak Cay
September 11, 2010
Antique car show at Arawak Cay

New cars, old cars, loud cars and two-wheelers were all on show at the 25th annual Antique Car show and Steakout at Arawak Cay.

The show is collaboration between the Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas and the Kiwanis Club of Cable Beach. Funds from the show go towards two scholarships at CoB and to the Ranfurly Home for Children. Volunteers raise money selling lunch tickets and soliciting donatio...

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December 01, 2016
Auto Dealers 'Take A Bath' From Matthew

New car dealers yesterday told Tribune Business they “really took a bath” in October, with sales “the worst” in recent memory due to Hurricane Matthew and the struggling economy.

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August 12, 2016
Animal 'Bahamian' Farm, pt. 2

Dear Editor,
Welcome back. Now let us explore a few characters and themes of "Animal Farm". I acknowledge that in addition to my personal insights I also referenced a few literary online resources. The correlations between the "Animal Farm" to Bahamian society is extremely interesting and worthy of exploration.
Old Major, a pig, was the revered visionary leader who, though he envisioned and inspir...

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August 26, 2016
Six stores found in breach of overpricing

SIX stores on Grand Bahama were found in breach of selling overpriced breadbasket items during an inspection by Price Control Commission officers in Freeport.

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April 07, 2016
Public invited to test drive electric car at Bahamas National Trust Saturday

Most official openings are celebrated with a cutting of the ribbon. But the Nissan Leaf is not most cars. It’s the first electric car being imported into The Bahamas by a dealer and when it is officially launched on Saturday, April 9, Environment Minister Kenred Dorsett will not only cut a green ribbon, he’ll mark the historic occasion by plugging in to the nation’s first public charging station.

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September 17, 2014
VAT compliance costs could cripple car business

One member of the automotive industry in The Bahamas has already spent $300,000 on the requisite accounting software and will have to spend $1.7 million to become compliant with the regulations of the value-added tax (VAT) regime.
As the government continues anemic educational efforts on VAT, in an atmosphere of grave public concern and even outright fear, Bahamas Motor Dealers Association (BMDA) ...

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