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November 12, 2013
VAT bill revealed

The legislation and regulations the government drafted to guide its value-added tax (VAT) regime when it takes effect next July would tax over 80 different professions, cable bills and phone bills for all consumers, and electricity and water bills for businesses.
The Value Added Tax Bill 2013, and the Value Added Tax Regulations 2013, obtained by The Nassau Guardian, propose a flat tax rate of 15 ...

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A new and improved Miss Bahamas Organization with four pageants
July 05, 2013
A new and improved Miss Bahamas Organization with four pageants

The nation's premier beauty pageant organization has a new face, and the leadership of the Miss Bahamas Organization (MBO) say it is the last piece of the puzzle needed to fulfill its vision. Some of the nation's leading business and civic minds are now at the helm of a newly formed board of directors which will guide the organization as it branches out from one to four national pageants each year...

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January 28, 2013
Paradise disputed

It was a trip to The Bahamas nobody wanted to make.
After taking time off work, finding baby-sitters and spending thousands of dollars on hotels and airfare, more than a dozen investors from Canada and the U.S. touched down in Nassau late last week for a meeting.
There weren't enough chairs at the conference room table. Carry-on bags were stuffed beneath their feet.
These investors did not arrive ...

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May 02, 2012
A sister follows suit

Sibling rivalry is as old as time, but for one young lady there is a strong push in her to do everything her brother does, and then to do it even better. And it seems Barrise Griffin is on her way. Her brother was named Gentleman of the Year in 2005 and Barrise has followed suit. She was recently named Debutante of the Year.
"It's still a shock to me that I actually was named Debutante of the Year...

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February 16, 2011
Former NDP chief Andre Rollins joins the PLP

By LAMECH JOHNSON

ORTHODONTIST and would-be parliamentarian Andre Rollins has joined the Progressive Liberal Party after tendering his resignation to the National Development Party.

The former NDP chairman said it was his belief that Bahamians wanted to see a change in the nation's politics, however the expectation had been placed on the already established political parties as opposed to politi...

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FNM, PLP in fight to sign up Rollins
April 08, 2010
FNM, PLP in fight to sign up Rollins

For the country's two major political parties, Dr Andre Rollins has become the most wanted man in the Bahamas, The Tribune can exclusively reveal.

FNM leader Hubert Ingraham and former PLP first lady Dame Marguerite Pindling have held high-level talks with Dr Rollins. Both have

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Crawfish Industry could be in Danger
February 02, 2010
Crawfish Industry could be in Danger

The Bahamas will have to keep up with international standards if it wants to maintain its place as the fifth largest exporter of crawfish tails in the world, according to a local retailer.

Stores in the United States and Europe are showing increasing interest in seafood products certified by

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Elizabeth Estates Candidates Declare Finances
February 02, 2010
Elizabeth Estates Candidates Declare Finances

NASSAU, Bahamas - With the confirmation of five candidates in the upcoming Elizabeth Estates by-election, nominees' financial info has been released in the Gazette.

Candidates incomes range from $615 - $513,000; assets from $220,286-$8,465,000. See the table below for a complete breakdown.

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