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Davis calls on businesses to join programme using CCTVS with facial recognition technology

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis wants businesses to call the Ministry of National Security and join a programme involving use of facial recognition CCTVs.

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Cartwright calls for Munroe’s resignation - ‘Crime crisis needs new leadership’

FREE National Movement Deputy Leader Shanendon Cartwright called for National Security Minister Wayne Munroe to resign, saying the "crime crisis" requires new leadership.

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Dementia cases expected to triple by year 2050

DEMENTIA prevalence in The Bahamas is projected to increase by 226 per cent by 2050, with experts warning that the country has no plan and isn’t doing enough to tackle the issue.

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Munroe says Moncur and Reid were never contracted as interrupters

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe said Rodney Moncur and Carols Reid were never contracted to be violence interrupters, apparently contradicting comments Office of the Prime Minister communications director Latrae Rahming made in 2022.

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Educators honoured for efforts to reduce HIV infections, prevent teen pregnancy

MORE than 90 educators across the country were honoured on Friday for their efforts to reduce HIV infections among adolescents and prevent teen pregnancy.

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GSSSA sudden death playoffs heat up

THE Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) basketball sudden death playoffs are heating up at the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium with action set to continue on the court on Thursday.

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ERIC WIBERG: The Eleutheran Adventurers and William Sayle’s early days

THE story of the Eleutheran Adventurers is woven deeply into the fabric of national identity. The general themes are of escaping religious prosecution to take great risks by sailing to unknown shores – so far that is like the Puritan’s voyage in the Mayflower from England to New England’s Plymouth Rock.

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Pia Glover-Rolle says a ‘peacefull meeting’ will take place with Labour, the hotel union and Atlantis

TOP executives of the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) and Atlantis Resort were scheduled to meet yesterday to try to resolve wage increase issues for employees who fall under the tipping category.

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TOO EASY TO BEAT THE BAIL MONITORS: Company overseeing ankle bracelets under review, says Davis

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander said people on bail for serious crimes have been able to remove their ankle bracelets easily with just a paper clip –– a concerning fact for authorities angered about people on bail committing serious crimes.

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Declare state of emergency, Mr Davis

Lawlessness continues to plague our nation. The year has just begun, the month of January is not finished and we are already at record breaking numbers as it relates to murders.

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COOPER: WE’LL FIGHT BACK ON CRIME FEAR – Two campaigns are launched to counter international reports

TOURISM Minister Chester Cooper yesterday announced the launch of two campaigns geared towards re-shaping the narrative about The Bahamas following negative global reports about crime in the country.

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Representative democracy

When we say that we have a representative democracy here in The Bahamas, are we simply flamming again, like that tale about the Governor General being the Head Of State? We all know that the Prime Minister runs things - even the selection (and de facto appointment) of the Governor General. This brings to mind that saying: The wrongest thing one could ever do is know a lie and think it true!

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Bridge leap: Family tells of fight with depression

THE woman who jumped off  Paradise Island bridge on Sunday suffered severe depression and was temporarily admitted to Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre for psychiatric care last year, according to her shattered relatives, who wonder what more they could have done to prevent the tragedy.

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Tie 'pieces of puzzle' for better corruption ratings

The Bahamas was yesterday urged to "tie together" all the initiatives it has undertaken to combat graft after it maintained its 30th spot in Transparency International's corruption perceptions index.

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EDITORIAL: Questions over violence interrupters

THE Minister of National Security must think we are fools.

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Contractor awarded $63,000 in multi-million Palm Cay fight

A major eastern New Providence development has been ordered to pay a former contractor $63,047 after an acrimonious battle involving competing claims over breaches of two multi-million building contracts.

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PETER YOUNG: A courageous man of principle

AT the two-day annual Munich Security Conference held at this time of year politicians and diplomats discuss the world’s security challenges.

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Cheetahs clinch public primary schools boys’ basketball title

THE undefeated Centerville Primary Cheetahs clinched the New Providence Public Primary Schools Sports Association Sherman Smith’s primary boys basketball title as they doubled up the final score against Sandilands Primary.

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Junior sailing champions

JUNIOR sailors took the waters of Montagu Bay by storm over the weekend at the 2024 Deltec Youth Regatta to be crowned victors.

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Bahamas to grow 'in low 2% range' in '24

Improvements to workforce productivity and the ease of doing business are critical to boosting economic output with Bahamian GDP forecast to expand in "the low 2 percent range" in 2024.