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Police seek help in finding suspects

POLICE are requesting assistance from members of the public in regard to two crime incidents.

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Will a new Commissioner change things?

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander’s pedigree, mostly CID-DIU, could change things, but the data on where the guns come from causes me, and should cause everyone, serious anxiety that little will change.

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‘Pay $1,200 compensation for damaged windshield’

A MAN was ordered to pay $1,200 in compensation to another man yesterday for damaging his car’s windshield.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Don’t be fooled - youngsters know what’s going on and we need their help to change

LAST week, the Regional Conference of Youth on Climate Change was held at University of The Bahamas, bringing young people from the region together to talk about the climate crisis and the climate action we all need to take.

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Three and a half years in jail for thief who broke into convent

A MAN was sentenced to three and a half years in prison yesterday after breaking into a convent and stealing $2,370 worth of gardening and landscaping equipment.

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FNM to renovate centre

THE Free National Movement Council in Grand Bahama is hosting major fundraising events to help renovate the Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield Community Building that sustained severe flood damage during Hurricane Dorian.

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COVID’s $9.5bn blow nearly a triple Dorian

The Bahamas will never recover $9.5bn in economic losses and damage caused by COVID-19, it was revealed yesterday, with the pandemic combining with Hurricane Dorian to deliver a shattering $13.1bn blow to this nation.

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Retailers enjoying rebound in Independence Day sales

Retailers yesterday said Independence Day sales are much stronger than last year with one reporting a 10 percent year-over-year increase.

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Super Value transport budget up 47% as gas prices strike

Super Value’s principal yesterday said shoppers have “cut back drastically” on luxury items to make every dollar count, while revealing the supermarket chain’s own transportation budget has soared 47 percent.

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Retailers: We wanted ‘broader’ Budget cuts

Bahamian retailers have been left disappointed by Budget tariff cuts that were “not as broad-reaching as we’d have liked”, adding: “Ten percent of something is better than 45 percent of nothing.”

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Gov’t turns down Ginn bid and plan

The Government has rejected a bid to acquire the former Ginn sur mer project, which planned to construct a 28-storey “iconic tower” modelled on Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse, in its present form.

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National Independence Cycling Championships: Daley, Sawyer split titles

IN a fierce battle over the past two days, Spanish Wells’ Lorin Sawyer and Kevin Daley split the men’s time trials ands road race titles at the Bahamas Cycling Federation’s National Independence Cycling Championships.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Growing the economy doesn’t happen when you do what you’ve always done

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis set off a maelstrom of misdirected mischief when he announced elimination of duty on pleasure boats, a concept that goes back decades and was intended to come to fruition at least ten years ago.

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TARGET STATES SENDING GUNS: Rolle says police have identified key suppliers for Bahamas criminals

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force has pinpointed three US states as points of origin for illegal guns that are turning up in The Bahamas.

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Sir ‘Sonny’ Ramphal releases papers detailing public life

CARIBBEAN and Commonwealth elder statesman, Sir Shridath Ramphal, has released papers on the internet, covering 72 years of public life in the Caribbean, the Commonwealth and internationally.

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PETER YOUNG: This is more than a friendly talking shop but somewhere real work is done

Determining different and interesting topics to write about in this column can be challenging. But today it was a simple task to decide to concentrate on the week-long Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, known as CHOGM, in the Rwandan capital Kigali which ended last Sunday.

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EDITORIAL: Nice words, but what is actually being done?

GLASGOW last year, Rwanda this week, Egypt for the COP27 conference in November … with all this jetting around the world, our climate change problems must be on the way to being solved. No?

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AG hails ‘greatest ever Out Islands investment’

The Attorney General yesterday asserted that the Davis administration is making “the greatest investment in the Family Islands of the country that we have seen since independence”.

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ALICIA WALLACE: In the heart of Africa, a union of nations seek to work as one

THE Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2022 is now underway in Kigali, Rwanda, after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Top squash players to hit the walls swinging

THIRTY local squash players are set to compete in the inaugural Four Walls Squash Open Championship tournament, starting Wednesday at Four Walls Squash and Social Club.