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21-year-old mother jailed for false COVID test result

A 21-year-old mother was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for presenting a false Doctor’s Hospital COVID-19 test result when she attempted to travel earlier this week.

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54-year-old faces three charges

A 54-YEAR-OLD man was arraigned Friday on three charges, including possession at night of a housebreaking instrument.

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Lewis opens Job Ready Programme in Grand Bahama

YOUTH, Sports, and Culture Minister Iram Lewis officially opened The Job Ready Programme in Grand Bahama on Friday.

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Dozens of workers receive first vaccine dose at Atlantis

DOZENS of hotel workers received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Atlantis resort on Friday.

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Man shot dead in Kemp Road area

A MAN wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet was the country’s 32nd murder victim Friday when he was fatally shot in the Kemp Road area.

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YOUR WEEKEND SECTION IS NOW ONLINE

Friday, 9th April, 2021.

EDITORIAL: Nothing adds up in Abaco shanty raid

THE raid on The Farm shanty town in Abaco yesterday was a big operation.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Man’s best friend - then it’s time we started treating them properly

When it comes to pets, humans can be a downright mess. Even those of us who love our Bellas, Fluffys and Fidos and smugly think we are spoiling them, are doing them wrong.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Big Apple gives marijuana green light

IT HAS long been said about New York, that if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.

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Students lead the way to raise $2,500

THE students and alumni of St Paul Methodist College donated $2,500 to the Grand Bahama Children’s Home yesterday.

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Senate to debate home ownership resolution

WHEN the Senate next meets it will debate a resolution recently tabled in the House of Assembly which is designed to bring home ownership to young Bahamians.

‘No justification for illegal invasion of homes’

HUMAN Rights Bahamas has condemned what it called an “illegal” and “regressive” invasion of homes at a shanty town in Abaco yesterday.

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Friday, 9th April, 2021.

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Baha Mar join with free vaccine centre initiative

THE Baha Mar Resort will now join Atlantis Paradise Island as a vaccination centre free of charge for people registered starting today.

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Minister ‘not moved’ by resort threats

A CABINET minister said he is “not moved” if the owner of Compass Point resort wants to close the resort.

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Financial Services in review of UK economic agreement

THE United Kingdom’s Economic Partnership Agreement with The Bahamas is under review due to the impact of climate change and COVID-19 challenges.

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Real estate expert brands govt lot offer ‘exciting’

A REAL estate expert supports the government’s plans to develop the Western portion of New Providence as an affordable upscale subdivision for young Bahamians.

Jet ski operator ‘turned away’ by Port Authority

AN established watersports company is “frustrated” by having to turn away customers because the Port Authority won’t license their jet skis.

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99.

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Pay incentive to take the vaccine

BAHA Mar has strongly encouraged its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, offering staff members who receive two doses of the shot a half day’s base pay.

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