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Davis criticises Minnis' budget tour

WITH Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis resuming his Family Island tour in promotion of the budget, opposition leader Philip “Brave” Davis is having second thoughts about doing a taxpayer funded tour of his own, calling Dr Minnis’ travels a waste of money all to serve a purely political agenda.

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Popcaan makes Luna return

Popcaan makes Luna return Jamaican Dancehall artist Popcaan returned to the Bahamas earlier this month, two years after an unfortunate altercation left him behind bars in a Bahamian jail house. He performed his latest hits at the "Only Man She Want" con

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Readers speak out over 'frivolous' and expensive trip

PRIME Minister Perry Christie and his entourage have been lambasted by members of the public for wasting taxpayer money on a “frivolous” and expensive trip around Europe that included an audience with the Pope – while ordinary Bahamians continue to struggle to make ends meet.

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Artist takes mission to protect stingrays to Buckingham Palace

LONDON – As part of an entourage attending a dinner fundraiser at Buckingham Palace this Thursday in support of the research, education and outreach programmes of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Dr Guy Harvey intends to seek some royal support for the iconic and declining stingray population in the Cayman Islands.

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A money-saving tip

What’s with all the excessive travelling of some of our politicians? In many cases just to have a conversation? It’s 2015! Have they ever heard of Skype? It’s a lot cheaper than flying and they can even look into the face of the person they are speaking with!

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Hurricane tax plan . . . say what?

FOLLOWING the disastrous aftermath of the monster Hurricane Matthew and the need for hundreds of millions of dollars “to fix the country”, it is unbelievable to hear talk about the possibility of a “hurricane tax” to be levied on us, the already suffering public, when we have been constantly bombarded with evidence of the blatant, irresponsible spending by government of our monies over the past several years.

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Ya Hear?

Ya hear 2 Chainz robbed at gunpoint?

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What Donald Trump’s Tax Reform means for the Bahamas

DOES anyone at the Office of The Prime Minister understand precisely what the recently announced and successful new Trump Tax Reform actually created?

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Unite against Spy Bill

FINALLY, there is an issue that all opposition forces seem to agree on. Namely, that the government’s Spy Bill is reckless and dangerous and violates the fundamental rights of we the citizens of The Bahamas.

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First Class or People’s Class?

So are the Ministers of The People’s Government travelling ‘People’s Class’ or ‘First Class’?

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Thoughts on Chinese proposal, The Pointe Garage and a lottery

WASN’T it James Catalyn who had the Show - Laughin at Wee self? Well certainly certain occurrences recently qualify under that title.

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Ya Hear

Ya hear Nicki Minaj blames Walmart and Target for low album sales?

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No one above law

It is very rare that I write to the newspapers regarding matters of current events. But I do so today as a Bahamian with a sense of responsibility and concern for my beloved country.

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INSIGHT: We are losing the fight. People want to feel safe. Period.

THE agonizing cries from Kendera Woodside, mother of Eugene Woodside, may have been enough to raise all the hairs on your body. Tortuous screams rang out from the backyard of their home, as family gathered during a visit from the Prime Minister and an entourage including his wife and some prominent pastors from the community. As a nation, we sincerely sympathize with Mrs. Woodside, who said that she had just told her mother that she would not have to bury her children and that they would outlive her mere moments before her son was slain by a bullet unintended for him.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: The good, the bad and the ugly of the new Cabinet

THIS week, we welcomed the first whole week of Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) governance, once again.

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Supermodel of Bahamas winners represent at Vancouver Fashion Week

It Is a dream come true for 17 year old Patricka Ferguson of Grand Bahama Island, and 21 year old Lacarz Brown of Nassau, the winners of the 2013 Supermodel of the Bahamas competition. They travelled to Canada to walk the runway at Vancouver Fashion Week.

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Brewery welcomes consular representatives

FREEPORT, GB – CEO of Bahamian Brewery, James ‘Jimmy’ Sands, was on hand to welcome the 13 delegates of the Honorary Consular Corps in The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, who visited the island to hear about possible opportunities for investing in the Grand Bahama industrial sector.

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Govt urged: 'Set tune' on spending

The Chamber of Commerce’s chairman yesterday urged the Government to “set the right tune” on controlling public spending, acknowledging that it will be difficult to leave “monumental footprints” initially in terms of cuts.Gowon Bowe told Tribune Bus

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Shame of charade

THE symbolic ringing of the bell which was anxiously anticipated by almost everyone finally happened on Tuesday. How could the government screw up such a routine procedure?

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