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EDITORIAL: Concerning that Davis was shocked by IMF report

WHEN Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis declared himself in yesterday’s Tribune to be “shocked” by a conclusion from the International Monetary Fund over the country’s deficit, it needs to be considered in light of how government actually works.

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Bahamas Bar supports Johnson amid magistrate dispute

THE Bahamas Bar Association president came out in support of former Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson after concerns Mr Johnson wrote to Chief Justice Ian Winder about a senior magistrate were leaked, allegedly prompting the judge to complain to the police.

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Hanna Martin: We’re trying very hard to make schools a safe environment

AFTER a student stabbed another student on Tuesday, Education Minister Glenys Hanna Martin said officials are working “very hard to” create a “harmonious, synergistic environment for young people”.

Amendments to Anti-Doping in Sports Act to match international standards

REGULATIONS for athletes who want to use prohibited substances for therapeutic reasons are being tightened under a new amendment to the Anti-Doping in Sports Act.

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Gas retailers: ‘This is the time’ for margin increase

Bahamian petroleum retailers yesterday urged “this is the time” to grant a margin increase following last week’s 64-cent price drop with many said to be on the brink of “throwing away the keys”.

Economic output beats pre-COVID by $295m

Bahamian economic output for the 2023 first-half was last night said to have beaten pre-COVID comparisons by $295m in a signal that this nation is now moving beyond post-pandemic reflation.

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House passes bills that look to improve the judicial system

THE House of Assembly passed a group of bills to improve the judicial system.

Quarterly inspections of prisons outlined in newly tabled Detention Regulation bill

UNDER detention regulations tabled in the House of Assembly yesterday, a review committee would visit detention facilities quarterly to inspect premises, administrative procedures and the treatment of detainees, including food served, complaints made and requests.

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BAHAMAS SUFFERS 2-1 LOSS TO USVI: The US Virgin Islands earn their first win

The Bahamas senior women’s national soccer team wrapped up their Road to CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup experience with a 2-1 loss to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) in a home game at the Roscow AL Davies Soccer Field yesterday.