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May 05, 2011
US-Pakistan relations troubled

WASHINGTON -- Osama bin Laden's death has Congress pointing fingers at Pakistan and many in the Obama administration expressing thinly veiled exasperation. But it probably will not mean the breakup of a marriage of convenience that is maddening to both the U.S and nuclear-armed Pakistan. The alternative would be worse.

"It is not always an easy relationship," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Cli...

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May 05, 2011
Benchmark: No 3.7m property revalue likely 'in short-term'

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Benchmark (Bahamas) is unlikely to revalue its $3.7 million Carmichael Road commercial centre "any time soon" despite the company's belief the complex is worth much more than its balance sheet carrying value, the issuance of some $2 million in preference shares last year once again preventing it from falling into negative equity.

Despite sustaining a $23...

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May 29, 2011
Corporate support mounts for 'Rush For Peace' Junkanoo parade

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Official events to kick-off the 'Rush For Peace' celebration get underway on Sunday at Our Lucaya Resort with a church service to be conducted by Kingdom Worship Centre, followed by a youth rally at Independence Park.  Then attention turns to the much-anticipated Junkanoo parade, scheduled for Friday June 3, at 6pm in downtown Freeport.

Principal sponsor of 'Rush For P...

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June 07, 2011
Jobs data hit by AC blow

A broken-down air conditioning system in the building housing the Department of Statistics will delay the release of key unemployment figures, the its director said yesterday.

Kalsie Dorsett expressed her frustration with the situation, which has forced the Department to permit staff to leave their jobs after working just half days in order to avoid the "insufferably" hot conditions that have e...

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June 09, 2011
Cable: Wilson defended Christie to Americans

Diplomatic cables reveal detailed discussions American diplomats had with prominent Bahamian businessman Franklyn Wilson who repeatedly defended the Pindling administration's actions during the 1980s drug era, and also defended the Christie administration's "record of inaction."
"Mr. Wilson emotionally presented the case for Perry Christie, calling him the United States' best friend inside CARICOM...

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June 07, 2011
Christie hit out at Miller

Cables obtained by The Nassau Guardian through the whistleblower WikiLeaks reveal deep concerns Perry Christie had about the Petrocaribe agreement with Venezuela while he was prime minister, and his worries about certain moves then Minister of Trade and Industry Leslie Miller was making, allegedly without Cabinet approval.
In fact, the cables reveal that the Christie Cabinet was "sharply divided" ...

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June 09, 2011
31.7m COB bond in Tuesday launch

The $31.7 million College of the Bahamas (COB) private placement bond offering is set to come to market next Tuesday, its placement agent expressing confidence that the issue would be "fully sold" within the 10-day offer period.

Michael Anderson, Royal Fidelity Merchant Bank & Trust's president, said that based on initial feedback from targeted institutional and high net-worth investors, the is...

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Sprinter Atkins missing in action
June 20, 2011
Sprinter Atkins missing in action

What's happening with Derrick Atkins?
He will forever have an important distinction in the sporting history of The Bahamas.
Atkins established himself as one of the nation's greatest sprinters in 2006 when he annihilated the former national 100 meters (m) mark of 10.18 seconds. Atkins jetted to a 10.08 finish in becoming the new record holder. The next year, he crashed through the 10 seconds bar...

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National Stadium complete, official handover on Wednesday
June 22, 2011
National Stadium complete, official handover on Wednesday

The price tag of the new national stadium continues to rise, but its construction has been completed on time and China will hand the gift over to The Bahamas on time this Wednesday, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Charles Maynard said yesterday.

While Maynard, who toured the stadium yesterday, could not say how much the stadium's cost increased over the initial $30 million figure, he ...

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Sands sounds alarm over high level of violent crime
June 21, 2011
Sands sounds alarm over high level of violent crime

Senator Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that the high murder count does not tell the "true story" of the crime situation in The Bahamas, and projected that the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) will treat a total of 250 gunshot victims this year.

"We have not been surprised by the increase in the number of murder cases per year," said Dr. Sands yesterday as he contributed to debate on the 2011/20...

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June 23, 2011
American Christian youth group spread God's word with primary school children

Being able to share God's word openly was an unbelievable experience for  eight members of the Encouraging Leaders Everyday Through Visual Arts, Talent and Education (ELEVATE) American Christian youth group that visited The Bahamas on an eight-day missionary trip to spread their ministry.
The group visited Woodcock Primary School and Sandilands Primary School where they spoke to students about pe...

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July 02, 2011
Scents of summer

Fragrance is so personal that the scent you wear says something about you.  But as the temperature changes, it's a good idea to consider new aromas. As the heat soars into the mid-90s Villamae Newbold, perfume specialist at John Bull, says you should be wearing fragrances that are clean, fresh or a light floral that won't stick to the skin during the hot summer months when you sweat a lot.
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July 05, 2011
When hatred triumphs over love

In a stunning display of idiocy, ignorance and incomprehensibility a pastoral trinity of Lyall Bethel, Allan Lee and Cedric Moss fired off a knee-jerk tirade cum letter to the editor generally confused about the facts on the matters on which they pontificated with smugness, sweated brow and frenzied abandon.
They were promiscuously responding to imagined threats that only through prejudicial and t...

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July 05, 2011
Superwash 'No.1 location' off 40

Superwash's president yesterday said sales at his "number one location" were down about 40 per cent year-over-year due to the New Providence Road Improvement Project, as he expressed hope it would be substantially completed prior to the general election due to the potential for 'stop, review, cancel' delays.

Dionisio D'Aguilar, also a past Chamber of Commerce president, told Tribune Business he...

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July 06, 2011
2.9m FamGuardreceivables riseraises concerns

RoyalFidelity Capital Markets yesterday said it currently had a 'Sell' recommendation on FamGuard Corporation's stock, expressing concern over the build up in premium receivables and relatively low 12 per cent loss provisioning for delinquent mortgage loans.

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July 08, 2011
Satisfying the cravings of true-true Bahamians

The first beat of the goatskin drum makes a Bahamian stop where they are.  They just feel it -- the spirit of Junkanoo -- the excitement, the joy all break forth because it's what the people come out and experience.  When you add the sound of the cowbells to the drumbeat you get a pulsating sound that transcends all.

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July 08, 2011
Concern with acceptance of homosexuality

Dear Editor,

I applaud Pastors Lyall Bethel, Allan Lee and Cedric Moss for their brave defense of traditional marriage. There is nothing from both a scientific and biblical view that supports the perversion of homosexual activity. The Bible condemns it and science has affirmed that there is no gay gene.

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July 09, 2011
'Art Is' coming

For those who miss the iconic "Express Yourself" open mic nights that Nadine Brown used to host, get ready for her latest venture, "Art Is", the new low-key performance and visual arts forum which kicks off Wednesday July 20th at 8pm at The Hilton.

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July 13, 2011
Private sector 'willing'on wage subsidy plan

SEVERAL private sector businesses have expressed a willingness to embrace the Government's subsidised work-placement initiative, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation's (BCCEC) chairman, Winston Rolle, said yesterday.

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The road to the coveted Miss Teen USA title
July 15, 2011
The road to the coveted Miss Teen USA title

For 51 American teen beauty queens, seven days of fun in the sun is sheer heaven.  But for each of them the icing on the cake would be if they walked away with the title of Miss Teen USA as will happen on Saturday, July 16 when one of the young ladies will be crowned.

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