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Culmer: PLP on attack as it has nothing to offer

FREE National Movement (FNM) Chairman Carl Culmer yesterday accused the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) of “attacking the FNM” because the party has “nothing to offer” and refuses to admit its members failed while in office. In a statement, Mr Culme

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Nutrition policy to stop people 'dropping like flies'

THE government yesterday launched a national food and nutrition security policy (FNSP) and plan of action.The initiative seeks to combat the nutritional challenges facing the country. These include undernourishment, micronutrient deficiencies and hig

Senate passes amendments for financial services

THE Senate yesterday passed a package of amendments designed to strengthen the financial services industry. However, during the Senate session, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) voiced displeasure with Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ earlier crit

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A COMIC'S VIEW: How can there be certainty with such incompetence?

By far the most talked about story this week was that of the “missing” young man named Jean Rony Jean-Charles.

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10,000 marijuana plants uprooted in police operation

MORE than 10,000 marijuana plants were uprooted by police in Andros over a two-day period, after a joint operation with American law enforcement officers uncovered two marijuana fields.According to police, around 1pm Wednesday, Drug Enforcement Unit

EDITORIAL: A Royal occasion to lift the spirits

It is well known in Britain that the prospect of a royal wedding invariably raises the spirits of the nation.

Health pledge

PERSONALLY, I never have high hopes for political promises. Even when they are fulfilled they are usually not well thought out and often become weights around the collective necks of the electorate. However, if there was one area in which this current administration ought to shine it should be in healthcare.

Collie and Golden Eagles win NCAA soccer title

ISIAH Collie completed his senior year for the Golden Eagles as the University of Charleston took home its first NCAA Division II title on Saturday afternoon.Collie, a 5-feet-11, 170-pound defender, helped the Golden Eagles pull off a 3-1 decision in

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Joshua Feaster signs letter of intent to join the X-Men

ANOTHER Bahamian prospect has earned an opportunity at higher education through his efforts on the gridiron.Joshua Feaster signed his letter of intent to join the St Francis Xavier football programme for the Fall 2018 campaign.The 6’2”, 270-pound def

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First Wahoo Meat Mayhem Fishing Tournament was a huge success

THE first Wahoo Meat Mayhem Fishing Tournament in Bimini was a huge success attracting boaters from the United States, the Bahamas, and far as Germany competing for over $100,000 in cash prizes.The tournament was held at Resorts World Bimini November

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THE FINISH LINE - Minister Wells: 'I agree with the PM in making sailing the national sport'

CHRISTMAS is coming, the goose is getting fat... Please put a penny in the old man’s hat. That’s a portion of a popular nursery rhyme that depicts the season that we are preparing for. And as we look forward to the Yuletide season, one of the devel

Bahamas Bowl announcers named

VETERAN ESPN SportsCenter anchor and college football commentator Steve Levy, 1991 Heisman Trophy winner and Super Bowl XXXI MVP Desmond Howard and sideline reporter Laura Rutledge will call the 2017 Bahamas Bowl.The big game is between UAB (8-4) and

NPBA: High Flyers rout Buckets 89-72, Shockers stun Rebels 65-63

THE New Providence Basketball Association continued its regular season action at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Wednesday night with the Breezes High Flyers and the JD’s Seafood Shockers winning their respective games. In the opening game, the High Fly

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Make Nassau Harbour breaches 'top of pile'

Nassau Harbour’s deteriorating breakwaters should be “top of the pile” in the Government’s priorities, a port chief argued yesterday, given the threat to 90 per cent of the city’s imports.Michael Maura, Arawak Port Development Company’s (APD) chief e

Kingpin's family lose 'Bahamian supremacy' claim in $50m battle

THE family trust of a once-jailed gaming kingpin, represented by the Opposition’s leader, have seen the US courts reject their claim of ‘Bahamian legal supremacy’ over a $50 million tax battle.Judge Jan Dubois, sitting in the eastern Pennsylvania fed

Condo complex crippled by RBC account closure

AN Abaco condominium association yesterday accused Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) of leaving it financially crippled due to the “unexplained” closure of its account.Dan Proctor, chairman of Treasure Cay’s Atlantis Condominiums Complex, told Tribune Busin

Baha Mar closing 'paves way' for more expansion

Baha Mar’s new owner last night said the acquisition closing will “pave the way” for further investment and expansion at the $4.2 billion development.Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) confirmed Tribune Business’s exclusive revelation on Tuesday that i

Investment Funds Bill to plug 'gaps'

THE new Investment Funds Bill will address “substantive legislative gaps” that left the Bahamas compliant with just one out of five global regulatory principles.K Peter Turnquest, the Deputy Prime Minister, yesterday said the regulatory overhaul - de

IAN FERGUSON: Saving Christmas by being prudent

CHRISTMAS is typically the season where Bahamians and people throughout the world disregard savings patterns and fiscally responsible spending, exchanging such behaviour for impulse buying and the satisfaction of extensive wish lists. One only needs

Tourism officials brief US teams

SENIOR Ministry of Tourism officials met with their US and Canadian sales teams recently to outline 2018 business plans and priorities at a three-day seminar.Joy Jibrilu, the Ministry’s director-general (DG), led officials who met with personnel base

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