RETIED banker, economist and patriot Alfred Jarrett, pictured, died early yesterday morning after a massive heart attack.
FIRST let me open by saying thank you Jesus, King of Endless Glory, who reigns in Heaven, for allowing me to see another NFL season, and for positioning ‘our’ Dallas Cowboys (Yes, God is a Cowboy, thus the retractable roof in the stadium, we leave it open so God can watch His team, the Cowboys, play) on the threshold of another Lombardi Trophy!
HERE we go, week three in the NFL and after a 12-4 week it seems I’m rounding into form.
OKAY, let’s get this one out of the way. Despite my Cowboys losing for only the second time this season, again to the Giants, my trip to New York was far from being in vain!
THE general public has been put on high alert by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to be on the lookout for a real estate scam artist.
Down syndrome (DS) is a disorder that has been around for ages. Frankly, before I became knowledgeable of the origin of the name Down syndrome, I detested it. To me, it evoked sadness. It was as if the individuals with DS should be pitied. When I was made privy of how this name originated, I felt humbled at first, then appreciative.
NATIONAL Insurance Minister Brensil Rolle yesterday issued a warning to all unqualified individuals who may have received unemployment assistance cheques from the agency, urging them to return the payments as NIB officials “are looking extensively” at all transactions made by employees. His warning comes amid an ongoing theft investigation at one of NIB’s branches.
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the immune system, which is our body’s defence against illness. The virus is passed from one person to the next through blood-to-blood contact and sexual contact. It can also be passed from
Grand Bahama businesses yesterday said individuals, rather than companies, were the likely culprits abusing the Dorian-related Special Economic Recovery Zone (SERZ) privileges to evade due taxes.
THE National Health Insurance Authority’s (NHIA) top executive yesterday pledged that its revised proposal will reduce the cost burden for Bahamian businesses and individuals.
BUSINESSES interested in selling duty-free and VAT-free qualified goods during the designated hurricane recovery period of 180 days from the passing of Hurricane Matthew are invited to make an application to the Hurricane Relief Section of the Customs Department by completing the required Customs form. Upon approval of such application, businesses would be permitted to make duty-free and VAT-free sales to qualifying customers.
THE government’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has partnered with Arawak Port Development Ltd (APD) to assist individuals seeking to donate relief supplies to the areas impacted by Hurricane Joaquin.
A Central Bank official yesterday said there are “multiple levels of security” to protect transactions involving the Bahamian digital currency, the Sand Dollar.
Eating disorders are sometimes perceived as not very serious conditions. They are a group of serious conditions in which individuals are very preoccupied with food and weight and cannot focus on anything else. Food and weight becomes paramount in the individual’s world.
ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander issued a strong warning to “bold” criminals at the scene of the latest police shooting.
Kindly permit me to share my views on the disclosure by the Public Service Minister that the government has decided to settle a dispute with the former NIB director in connection with a decision taken by the previous administration to effect his termination
THE playoff rounds in the primary division of the second annual National Schools Golf Tournament is complete.
DELINQUENT employers who owe the National Insurance Board up to $17m in contributions “just ignored” pay agreements and commitments, according to Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle.
PARADISE Productions officials are warning patrons to purchase their Buju Banton Long Walk to Freedom Tour tickets from authorised sellers only.
There are many persons who, for various reasons, leave gainful employment and find themselves unemployed, under-employed or intentionally on a ‘work sabbatical’ for extended periods of time.