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Setback on recovery as cases soar again by 110

THE Bahamas recorded 110 additional COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, pushing the nation’s count up to press time to a staggering 1,923.

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Offshore sector 'reverses' decline via 12.6% growth

The Bahamas’ international banking industry had “reversed” the recession-induced balance sheet contraction by 2011, growing assets by 12.6 per cent that year.

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New osmosis plant for hurricane-hit Ragged Island

OFFICIALS expect to have a recently procured solarised reversed osmosis plant online in Ragged Island by next week, Water and Sewerage Executive Chairman Adrian Gibson has said. Addressing long-standing water issues on the island, Mr Gibson said the

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Dual reverse osmosis system installed at Rand

WATER Mission has completed the installation of a dual reverse osmosis system at the Rand Memorial Hospital to ensure there is always access to a safe water supply, especially following a disaster.

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Major Upgrade to Water Supply for North Eleuthera

RELIEF is on the way for the water woes of approximately 5,000 residents of North Eleuthera. A major upgrade is presently underway to the water supply in that district that will bring relief to complaints of no water, salt water, low pressure and brown odorous water.

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GB Utility blames shipper for $5m RO plant setback

Grand Bahama Utility Company (GBUC) has blamed another “disappointing setback” for construction of its $5m reverse osmosis plant on an error by its shipping company.

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Oil gives PM chance at gaming redemption

The long-awaited, ballyhooed referendum on web shop gambling was supposed to bring clarity and end doubts. It has done just the opposite.

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New Bay Street marina developers hope to have it up and running soon

THE owners/developers behind the million dollar state-of the art Bay Street Marina hope to have it powered up soon, describing the development as an “anchor” in the city of Nassau’s revitalisation plans.

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Bay Street property up for $17.9m sale

A property critical to Bay Street’s revitalisation is on the market for $17.9 million, its realtor telling Tribune Business: “We want to bring life back into the city”.  

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Robin Hood in reverse

EDITOR, The Tribune.

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'Reverse changes to school uniform support'

ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna Martin yesterday called for an immediate reversal of changes to social assistance policy, limiting aid for school uniforms.Mrs Hanna Martin, shadow minister for social services and urban development, said the drastic shift

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PRIVY COUNCIL GRANTS INJUNCTION TO STOP DREDGING

In a stunning new development, the Privy Council in London today granted Bimini Blue Coalition's injunction application stopping dredging activities from continuing in Bimini, reversing a decision by the Bahamas Court of Appeal on Monday.

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Vehicle plunges into window

A CAR plunged into a glass window at the Platinum Sporting Lounge on Dowdswell Street yesterday evening.

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The issues that matter

The Christie Administration is badly off course on a number of issues. It is becoming more obvious each and every day that there needs to be a focus and dedicated attention to those bread and butter issues which really matter to the average Bahamian.

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Two accused of shop-breaking in Freeport

TWO men were charged with shop-breaking in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. James Rolle, 52, of no fixed addressed, was arraigned in court two before Magistrate Charlton Smith on five counts of shop-breaking, causing damage, and stealing

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Letter from Christian Council to Dr. Nottage

On behalf of the Bahamas Christian Council and the Save Our Bahamas Vote No Campaign Committee, I hereby write to register our objection to the wording of the web shop gambling question.

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'Likes for Mon' pays off for Keishel - and her mother

KEISHEL McAlpine likes her mother - a lot. And the reverse is true too, especially after Keishel won her an $8,500 prize in John Bull’s ‘Likes for Mom’ competition.

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PM announces all web shops must close with immediate effect

Prime Minister Perry Christie has announced that all web shops must close with immediate effect.

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Traffic reversal costs business 40% of sales

A BAHAMIAN businessman said yesterday that reversing the traffic flow in the Baillou Hill Road area would help businesses see their sales return, telling Tribune Business he was currently only getting about 60 per cent of his original business.

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Government reverses decision on medical package for law enforcement officers

THE government announced yesterday a reversal of their decision to implement a new medical insurance package for law enforcement officers.