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INSIGHT: Playing it safe when friends fall out

SPECTATORS of the mounting tension between economic superpowers – the United States and China – have had much to talk about this week with both countries trading barbs in the lead-up to President Donald Trump meeting Caribbean leaders in Palm Beach on Friday.

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'After 50 years of neglect, you cannot resolve inner-city problems in one year'

DESPITE a poor response to the concessions offered under the government’s Economic Empowerment Zone initiative, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is confident the plan will work.

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Bahamas $750m bond missed global standard

The government last night said it “recognised the merits” of reform after the IMF revealed The Bahamas’ last US$750m sovereign bond issue did not meet evolving global standards.

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Regulators warn BPL: Be ‘fair’ in your probe

Regulators have warned Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) to be “fair, transparent and non-discriminatory” over any probe into whether its customers are using “fake energy saving devices”.

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The Bahamas is not Nassau, says PM as he promises to keep visiting the Family Islands

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis says he will continue trips to the Family Islands despite Official Opposition criticisms that the visits are being used for political campaigning.

Pro boxer Rashield Williams loses split decision

RASHIELD Williams felt what it was like to be on the other side of his professional boxing career after he suffered his first loss in his second fight this year.

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Decomposing body found in building

FOUL play is not suspected in the discovery of a male’s decomposing body in a building at East Street and Odle Corner over the weekend, a senior police officer said yesterday.

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Police seize $12,000 worth of marijuana

POLICE discovered and seized $12,000 worth of suspected marijuana and a firearm in Eight Mile Rock on the weekend.