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EDITORIAL: Are we prepared for the next hurricane season?

As much as we have talked about the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, we must now turn our minds to a new hurricane season.

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Sister pleads for help to find missing brother

RELATIVES of a man who has been missing for over three weeks are pleading for people to come forward with information to assist police with their investigation. Gladstone “GG” McAlpine, 59, was last seen on January 28 at Cowpen and Blue Hill Roads.

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EU decision proves our finance industry is solid, says Turnquest

DEPUTY Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday that the removal of The Bahamas from the European Union’s tax watch-list proves that the country’s financial services industry is solid and managed by a “sound regulatory regime.” Mr Turnquest mad

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Miller dismisses FNM mid-year budget as 'woefully deficient'

THE Minnis administration’s mid-year budget is “woefully deficient”, charged Golden Isles MP Vaughn Miller, insisting government did not do enough to show it was prepared for the impending 2020 hurricane season.Speaking in the House of Assembly yeste

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Police investigating Nygard sexual misconduct claims

POLICE are still investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a top official said yesterday. However, an investigation into allegations that Mr Nygard bribed law enforcement officials to facilitate his

Arawak port targets 10-20% profits rise

The Nassau Container Port’s operator yesterday said its 2020 profits could beat the prior year by as much as 10-20 percent following a stronger-than-anticipated first half. Dion Bethell, Arawak Port Development Company’s (APD) president and chief fi

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BTC suffers further 4% mobile subscriber drop

THE Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) suffered a further 4 percent mobile subscriber erosion in the 2019 fourth quarter, it was revealed last night, while struggling to penetrate other market segments. Liberty Latin America (LiLAC), the Baham

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Customs grounds sole Abaco freight provider

FEARS were mounting last night that Bahamas Customs’ decision to ban Abaco’s sole aviation freight provider from flying to the island will further setback the island’s post-Dorian recovery. Furious Abaco residents told Tribune Business that blocking

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GB electricity demand drops 13% post-Dorian

GRAND Bahama’s electricity demand has declined by 13 percent post-Dorian, it was revealed yesterday, with the island’s sole utility provider suffering a $13m Canadian dollar earnings hit. Emera, the Canadian utility giant that owns 100 percent of Gr