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Man shot dead in Fort Fincastle

A MALE was gunned down in the street Tuesday night in a shooting in Fort Fincastle, the 87th murder victim of the year.

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Tuesday, 11th December, 2018.

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FACE TO FACE: When the mountain is too high you have to ask for a little help

Jarvis and Dereka Grant are a power couple in the world of culture in The Bahamas.

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BPL employees ‘didn’t know’ about companies which got fake cheques

A BAHAMAS Power and Light retiree claimed yesterday his former department never did any business with two of the many companies a former bank employee allegedly wrote fake Scotiabank cheques for as part of a multi-million-dollar theft scheme in the early part of last year.

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Nassau Christmas lights costing us $100,000 – but they'll last for years

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister revealed yesterday that the new Christmas lights erected around town cost just over $99,000.

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Thanks for the invitation, Brave . . . but FNM’s rebels staying put - for now

WHILE saying there is no immediate need for him to now cross party lines, Free National Movement MP Frederick McAlpine yesterday said he was keeping his “options open” as relations between him and the governing party remain frigid.

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‘Shell deal can’t cost us jobs’

BAHAMAS Electrical Workers Union President Paul Maynard insisted yesterday no employee will be pushed out as he raised concerns regarding the job security of Bahamas Power and Light employees upon the completion of the Shell North America deal.

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AG: We’ll listen but bill will go ahead

THE Senate delayed debate yesterday on the Non-Profit Organisations Bill to allow for the review and possible incorporation of suggestions from civil society, according to Attorney General Carl Bethel.

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IMF gives govt vital ‘boost of confidence’

The IMF yesterday gave the Government a much-needed “boost of confidence” with an upbeat assessment of its economic and fiscal reform progress despite the “many challenges ahead”.

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Bannister critical of Gray's 'irresponsible statement' over bill

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister released a statement yesterday dismissing former Minister of Agriculture V Alfred Gray’s “irresponsible statement” concerning a proposed Contractors Association Bill for Parliament.

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Bill is an invasion of our privacy, warns QC Smith

ATTORNEY Fred Smith yesterday echoed concerns levelled by civil society over the proposed Non-Profit Organisations Bill, calling the legislation a complete invasion of privacy rights.

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‘Strike vote at school must be certified’

BAHAMAS Union of Teachers president Belinda Wilson yesterday said the union will have to seek legal recourse if the strike vote held by C H Reeves Junior High School teachers is not certified.

PHA paramedic travels to Tennessee for expert help

A paramedic supervisor from the Public Hospitals Authority’s National Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) recently joined nearly 6,000 participants from more than 50 countries at the EMS World Expo held this year in Nashville, Tennessee.

Grand Bahama enjoying lift in tourism sector

MINISTER of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson highlighted revelations from the latest report from the Central Bank of the Bahamas which showed an overall increase of more than three percent in stop-over visitors to Grand Bahama, marking improvement in the island’s tourism sector.

EDITORIAL: From the ruins of the Soviet Union Putin strives to revive the Russian superpower

The passing of former US President George HW Bush reminded many that we are approaching the 30th anniversaries of some of the most critical geopolitical events of the second half of the 20th Century.

Glad to see this BISX flexibility

Three months ago, I suggested that BISX remove the pricing restrictions that reduce trading in our local market. Those restrictions remain in place, but BISX did accede to investor requests to widen the trading band on Arawak Port Development, Bahamas Property Fund, and Benchmark Bahamas. This caused a resumption of trading and significant price changes in all three stocks.

FNM would lose an election if held today

MAY 10th, 2017 for the FNM party it was a red letter day they had been voted in with a very large majority 35 against four but the electorate knew this was not the real world it was the proverbial Bahamian decision when they are fed up with Party ‘A’ just vote dem out. Did they want the FNM?

With a bodyguard, I would feel safe too

I don’t care what the Prime Minister or the Minister of National Security says we the People do not feel safe in our neighborhoods. He and his minister have bodyguards!

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'Best of the Best' regatta rocks Montagu Bay

Action from the weekend's event.

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Johnson to square off with Lemieux this Saturday

Bahamian pro boxer Tureano Johnson is expected to step back into the ring for the first time in just over 15 months.

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