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Man stabbed at service station

Police have launched an investigation after a 25-year-old man was stabbed multiple times at a service station on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway.

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OPM to monitor FTX donation claims

The Office of the Prime Minister will continue to monitor allegations that FTX and its former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried paid $675,000 to entities affiliated with high-ranking Bahamian government officials and their families.

Govt hopeful for compromise with fuel retailers

ECONOMIC Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis said officials are hopeful they will be able to announce a solution or compromise with fuel retailers over the next few weeks.

Missing boy found in Eleuthera

A 13-year-old boy who had been missing for more than a week in Eleuthera was found alive and in good health by police on Friday.

DEPP chief: CEC permit needed ‘no matter what’

The Government’s top environmental official yesterday said a key approval is required “no matter what” amid fears this will “roadblock” $24m worth of Hope Town construction projects.

Budget must ‘move needle’ on creditworthiness, growth

The upcoming Budget must focus on “moving the needle” on The Bahamas’ access to affordable foreign currency financing and higher economic growth, a governance specialist urged yesterday.

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Minister ‘cautiously optimistic’ over $900m carbon credits

A Cabinet minister yesterday said the Government is “cautiously optimistic” that The Bahamas could earn $900m per year from monetising its seagrass and mangrove carbon sinks.

Talks to save 20 CIBC jobs ‘look prosperous’

A union leader last night said efforts to secure new jobs for around 20 CIBC Caribbean staff are “looking prosperous” as the bank moves to shutter its Bahamas call centre by next month.

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Pintard: Membership and morale improved after Minnis stepped down

FREE National Movement leader Michael Pintard said his party’s membership and morale have significantly increased since Dr Hubert Minnis stepped down as leader.

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Changes to UB graduation location upsets graduates

SUDDEN changes to the University of The Bahamas’ upcoming graduation ceremony prompted frustration and anger from graduates yesterday.