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GBPA: We’ll fight govt over demand

THE Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) yesterday blasted the Government’s huge payment demand as ill-founded by arguing that Freeport’s $200m annual tax revenues far exceed what government invests in the city.

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A good man, a good father

THE presence of a father in a child’s life is no small thing.

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Mishandled messaging and a lack of listening

WHEN it comes to politics, I keep my own counsel over who I vote for.

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WORLD VIEW: It’s time the UN Security Council acts to stop the killing in Gaza

THE escalation of violence in Gaza by Israel has prompted a global outcry, marking a rising disgust, particularly among the young, of what is widely regarded as a hugely disproportionate response to the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023.

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Code of conduct signed for taxi and public service drivers

TAXI operators and public service drivers will now be governed by an official Code of Conduct following a signing between the Minister of Energy and Transport JoBeth Coleby-Davis and Bahamas Taxi Cab Union (BTCU) President Wesley Ferguson on Friday.

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Albany developer’s Bahamas return after spared jail time

ALBANY’S principal investor was given permission to return to The Bahamas as early as yesterday after being spared jail time following his previous guilty plea to securities fraud.

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Gov’t and Opposition fight on GDP growth

THE Government and Opposition yesterday battled over what real GDP growth that fell below expectations for 2023 means for The Bahamas’ short-term economic prospects.

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Team Bahamas wins 33 medals, second overall

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — Team Bahamas dominated the field events at the 51st CARIFTA Games hosted in St George’s, Grenada, for their fifth straight second place finish over the Easter weekend.

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Dior-Rae Scott breaks CARIFTA record at final morning session

St George’s, Grenada: Dior-Rae Scott had a record-breaking performance in the under-17 girls javelin throw event on the final morning session of the 51st CARIFTA Games.

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Court rejects attempt to block AG’s Office representing Munroe in Murphy case

A SUPREME Court judge rejected an attempt to prevent the Office of the Attorney General from representing National Security Minister Wayne Munroe in a lawsuit concerning the removal of former prison commissioner Charles Murphy.

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AJ Storr declares for the NBA Draft

Less than a week removed from an early National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) D1 basketball tournament exit, Wisconsin Badgers guard AJ Storr now has his sights set on the 2024 NBA Draft.

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NCAA tourney: ‘Coach Yo’ and Ole Miss Rebels eliminated

IT wasn’t the type of performance that Bahamian head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin expected from her Ole Miss Lady Rebels as they fell short of advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.v

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Albany chief in 'devastating and self-inflicted humiliation'

Albany's principal investor has admitted that pleading guilty to securities fraud is "a devastating and self-inflicted humiliation I will have to live with for the rest of my days".

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Top KC sounds ‘dark side of Bahamianisation’ alarm

A PROMINENT KC yesterday sounded the alarm over the “dark side of Bahamianisation” for breeding mediocrity based on “a sense of entitlement”.

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Auto dealer eyes 15% cut back on ‘taper off’

A BAHAMIAN auto dealer yesterday said he plans to “cut back” on summer orders by 15 percent amid fears consumer demand will “taper off” despite a strong start to 2024.

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BDSA president calls for a special building for people with Down Syndrome

THE Bahamas Down Syndrome Association (BDSA) president is advocating for a specially designated building for people with Down syndrome so they can have someplace to go and not be stuck at home.

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Is two-state solution truly viable?

The United Nations, America, UK and various other nations and organisations are again purporting the ever scarce idea of the Two State Solution to Israel and the Palestinians’ problems, basically that one controls the landmass once owned historically by the other.

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Police chief Fernander announces RBPF technology expo event for April

THE Royal Bahamas Police Force will host a technology exhibition in April highlighting gadgets and resources used in its fight against crime.

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Taureano: I’ll honour my late father’s wish - and hang up the gloves

ONE of the last words of advice professional boxer Taureano ‘Reno’ Johnson got from his father, Erwin Johnson, before he passed away yesterday was that “it’s time to hang up the gloves.”

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FACE TO FACE: Vylma, an educator and a leader

VYLMA Thompson-Curling is an absolutely beautiful, quick-witted, and joyous woman with nine decades of wisdom to share. She has helped to shape her nation into a better place as an educator, administrator, and community leader.