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Concern over transport of Family Island delegations

ALFRED Sears is concerned about the “unorthodox” process by which he says some of the Progressive Liberal Party’s Family Island stalwart councillors and delegates have been flown into New Providence and accommodated.

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Union protest to call for Water and Sewerage General Manager's resignation

THE Bahamas Utilities Service and Allied Workers Union will hold a protest at the Water and Sewerage Corporation today to demand the resignation of the corporation’s General Manager Glen Laville, the group’s president said yesterday.

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MARATHON BAHAMAS SPOTLIGHT

NAME: Arnold Heastie

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Toni Braxton inspires with unusual skincare routine

From naming her wigs, to using unorthodox objects to help complete her makeup look, R&B superstar Toni Braxton certainly caught the attention of many women when she revealed her beauty secrets to Vogue during a recent video tutorial.

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BAHAMASAIR PERFORMANCE QUESTIONED

By DANA SMITH dsmith@tribunemedia.net TWO unions questioned the "fiscal performance" of Bahamasair during a protest on Friday morning. The Public Managers Union (PMU) and the Airport, Airline, and Allied Workers Union (AAAWU) told press they were "concer

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The iniquity of 'double dipping' for sick leave

TODAY, BEC chairman Leslie Miller is the Man of the Hour, and VAT is the vehicle that is going to send all of us — country included — to our economic graves.

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Supreme Court ruling delays salary payments to workers

IN a letter to Baha Mar employees yesterday, the resort’s CEO Sarkis Izmirlian expressed disappointment in the delay in this month’s salary payments as a result of Thursday’s Supreme Court hearing which adjourned Baha Mar’s application for recognition of US bankruptcy proceedings.

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New Providence development ‘comes to life’ with 50% sold

A western New Providence gated community is 50 percent sold out ahead of its first home owner move in by June 2021, its developer said yesterday.

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Christie highlights lending reform

PRIME Minister Perry Christie opened the IDB Caribbean Governors Meeting in Grand Bahama on Thursday, telling officials that he anticipates reform of the IDB’s private sector lending framework will result in increased financing for a broader range of economic growth producing enterprises within the Caribbean.

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WSC general manager must go, says union

STAFF at the Water and Sewerage Corporation yesterday threatened to “withdraw their services” if the corporation’s general manager is not removed immediately.

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Government to pay Baha Mar workers’ salaries

ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard Gibson today confirmed that the government will pay the salaries of more than 2,000 Baha Mar workers this month as negotiations over the fate of the stalled $3.5bn project continue.

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A cry in the dark

I must say what the Lord tells me to say. I must do what the Lord called me to do. One of the greatest displeasures in this life is to live for oneself, and not for the Lord. If you’re not living for the Lord Jesus, then you’re only existing and not

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Laville challenges union to provide proof of claims

WATER and Sewerage Corporation General Manager Glen Laville yesterday hit back at the Bahamas Utilities Service and Allied Workers Union, challenging the union to provide “proof” of its recent allegations against him and take the “legitimate course of action in order to correct it”.

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BIA lashes Sanigest for NHI comments and calls for ministry to state position

THE Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) said yesterday that it was “unacceptable, inappropriate and disrespectful” for the government’s National Health Insurance (NHI) consultant Sanigest to publicly scold the industry over its concerns, saying that such attacks would make meaningful dialogue on the issue difficult to achieve.

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Wiltjer leads Bulldogs to 80-64 win over Huskies in opener

THE opening session of the fifth annual Battle 4 Atlantis saw the favourites easily advance to the winner’s circle in a pair of dominating performances in the Atlantis resort’s Imperial Arena.

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Save the Bays begs: Bin Oban

SAVE the Bays Chairman Joseph Darville has made another impassioned plea to Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis for a clean break with the $5.5 billion Oban Energies project, this week insisting Grand Bahama had suffered enough from “unchecked industrial pollution.”

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Water Corp chair denies minister’s consult reveal

The Water & Sewerage Corporation’s executive chairman yesterday denied a Cabinet minister’s suggestion he had been consulted on the strike certificates issued for both its trade unions.

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Davis aims to move quickly on oversight

OFFICIAL opposition leader Philip “Brave” Davis says there are “a lot of issues” surrounding how public funds have been spent during the Minnis administration’s term in office that need a closer look.

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ZNS welcomes new talent for fresh talk show

THE need for more local television programming was the driving force behind the development of a new show, The Network.

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Bahamian author returns home for book launch

BAHAMIAN author and publisher Nicole Roberts hopes to be an inspiration for budding writers with the launch of her new books and publishing company. She hopes to show young writers the many opportunities that exist through a career in writing and publishing.    

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