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‘Seek and destroy’ deadly toad mission

THE Ministry of the Environment and Housing reactivated a task force on Friday to deal with the reemergence of the cane toad in western New Providence.

EDITORIAL: The impossible choice between virus and tourism

THE closer we get to reopening the country for business, the more conundrums we face. Open up too much and risk the virus coming back in, or keep the door so tightly closed we don’t let the tourism industry rebuild.

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FACE TO FACE: Think there are no lessons for us to learn in what’s happening in the US?

Marching, rioting, looting… anger, frustration, shouts for equal rights and justice…. fires, tear gas, rubber bullets… angry mobs, demonstrations and confrontation. It looks like the scene of a war zone in more than 40 states across America as people have taken a stand against the senseless killing of yet another black man at the hands of the police.

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Police probe after database hacked

THE digital database of the Registrar Generals Department was hacked in January and its contents have been published online, according to a statement from the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs. A group called Distributed D

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‘Quash coconut conviction’

KHANDI Gibson, founder and president of the local advocacy group Families of All Murder Victims (FOAM), is calling on the government to quash the conviction of a teenager who was fined for selling coconuts on the side of the road last month.

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'Revisions' sought to Grand Lucayan deal

A Cabinet minister yesterday said “it’s full steam ahead” on the Grand Lucayan’s redevelopment even though the ITM/Royal Caribbean joint venture is seeking “certain proposed revisions” to the deal. Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviatio

Restaurants 'can't survive' with 60% sales devastation

Restaurants will simply be unable to survive if the loss of 60 percent of their sales persists amid continuing COVID-19 restrictions, one operator told Tribune Business . Mario Cash, the Burger King franchise’s operations manager, told this newspape

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From 160,000 to near zero at COVID-hit LPIA

Major Nassau/Paradise Island resorts suffered a 28 percent room revenue fall for the 2020 first quarter just before COVID-19 unleashed its full fury with only 445 passengers exiting The Bahamas’ major airport during April. The Central Bank of The Ba