40th Anniversary

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Passport Office delays likely to continue until January

FOREIGN Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell said the backlog at the Passport Office is expected to continue until January when a new system and passport is introduced.

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Wells to ‘proudly’ vote no on bill four

BAMBOO Town MP Renward Wells yesterday called for the government to immediately provide funding for the campaigns opposing the gender equality referendum.

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The MPs who failed to disclose

AT least 10 members of Parliament have failed to file financial declarations by the March 1 deadline as required by the Public Disclosure Act, according to the MPs who were polled by The Tribune.

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‘Fireman’ ready for star power

The Local Organising Committee is all geared up and ready to welcome the international athletes back to the second Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational.

Minister rules out Investor Citzenship

A Cabinet Minister yesterday ruled out an ‘Investor Citzenship’ programme to boost the Bahamian economy and financial services sector, saying such a reform was “not so palatable” in the current environment.

Rolle 107th with disappointing 9-over-par 82

HAD it not been for double bogeys on four of her 18 holes, Bahamian flag bearer Georgette Rolle felt she would have been right in the mix of the 2016 Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Golf Classic. Instead, she turned in a disappointing 9-over-par 82 that leaves her sitting in the 107th spot out of a field of 108 players.

‘Credit crunch’ fear if Baha Mar’s bid for Chapter 11 succeeds

A prominent businessman has warned that international lenders may refuse to extend credit to Bahamas-based companies and developments were Baha Mar’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganisation to succeed.

CIBC eyes retail ‘footprint’ growth

JAMAICA - CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank plans to expand its retail footprint in the Bahamas its top regional executive yesterday describing this nation as “incredibly important” to its banking operations.

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Schoolgirl has part of ear bitten off in fight

FOUR teenage girls from CV Bethel Senior High School were taken into police custody Tuesday afternoon for participating in a brawl that sent two other students, both girls, to the Princess Margaret Hospital.

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CBC: Bahamas comes from behind for 2nd straight win

FORWARD Shanea Armbrister and guard Philicia Kelly combined for 39 points as the Bahamas women’s national team picked up their second straight victory at the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships yesterday in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

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