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Digital assets ‘shot in the arm’ sparks accountants to reunite

The Bahamas’ entry into the digital assets space sparked two well-known accountants to speed up their reunion after a decade apart by merging their two firms with effect from yesterday.

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Digital assets industry 'a major opportunity' for the Bahamas

PRESS Secretary Clint Watson said the government is working with key stakeholders to ensure that Bahamians can benefit from the digital assets industry.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: What it takes to breathe new life into historic Nassau

PARTS of this column first appeared nearly five years ago. Sadly, it remains all too relevant. The Tribune has agreed to re-run it today at my request in light of the Davis administration’s commitment to rescuing and resuscitating the historic city of Nassau.

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Suns finish off Pelicans in Game 6

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Paul has accomplished so many things in his 17 NBA seasons that it's nearly impossible to rank his Mount Rushmore moments.

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PM: ‘We’re first to sell blue carbon credits’

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis has given a glimpse into what his administration’s plan for economic and climate resiliency for The Bahamas will look like amid an inflationary climate and a looming hurricane season.

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Man denies series of Paradise Island thefts

A MAN was charged in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with a series of thefts on Paradise Island that included over $5,000 worth of smart TVs and almost $200 worth of alcohol.

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Super Value principal backs VAT’s breadbasket removal

Super Value’s principal yesterday backed calls to remove VAT from breadbasket foods as a means to ease the burden soaring inflation has imposed on hard-pressed consumers still struggling to recover from COVID-19’s fall-out.

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GOING GLOBAL: PM hails potential of crypto industry for The Bahamas

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said the arrival and presence of FTX underscores the “readiness of The Bahamas to be a home for global leaders in the crypto space.”

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Thank you for rescuing me

I am writing this letter in the hopes that it may be read by the wonderful, caring couple who came to my aid last Saturday night.

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Restoring Nassau’s glory days

Every time I drive through downtown Nassau it depresses me.

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Groundbreaking ceremony for FTX headquarters

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said FTX Digital Markets’ groundbreaking for its headquarters sent a strong message that The Bahamas is a safe place for international companies to set up shop.

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Larson a victim of fragility?

I must confess from the outset that I too had joined the chorus of irate Black Bahamians subsequent to revelations in Parliament by Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis that the former Free National Movement (FNM) government had paid Susan Holowesko-Larson $1,750 per week to chair the National Food Security Taskforce.

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A new vision

THE Bahamas always benefited from nefarious activities; giving shelter to crooks and shady characters is a historical fact. From 1698-1718, The Bahamas became the world’s capital of piracy. New Providence was sprinkled with whorehouses, motels and shops that catered to pirates. The records will bear witness to corrupt politicians, even governors, of that period, taking bribes and a share of ill-gotten loot.

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The Moody’s verdict on the state of The Bahamas

Any endeavour that does not seek answers and direction for improvement is but a frolic.

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Fourth straight CARIFTA swim title

Just before wrapping up their fourth consecutive title and eighth in nine years, Bahamas Aquatics got the confirmation that the Bahamas has received the bid to host the 2024 edition of the championships.

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Man denied bail in murder case

A MAN was remanded to prison yesterday after being charged with murder.

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PETER YOUNG: Boris in Ukraine - brave or foolhardy?

WHAT to cover in a weekly column needs to be determined well in advance in order to leave time for research.

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Full churches to boost funeral employment

The Bahamas Funeral Directors Association’s (BFDA) president yesterday said the post-COVID return of 100 percent church occupancy will enable the industry to hire more people.

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HUBERT EDWARDS: The Moody’s verdict on state of The Bahamas

In the first of a two-part series, Hubert Edwards examines the implications of the rating agency's assessment for the country's economic and fiscal outlook.