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Changes in Bimini

EDITOR, The Tribune.

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Masters Softball Association action off to a flying start

FORGET about the late opening because play in the Masters Softball Association is off to a flying start nonetheless.

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INSIGHTS: Mayaguana’s ‘blank slate’ for investment

Mayaguana remains one of the most pristine and untouched islands in the Bahamas. Yet the island – home to beautiful beaches, unique wildlife and world-class fishing – has never fully reached its development potential.

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Sports in brief

THE Bahamas along with 210 countries around the world who are members of the International Tennis Federation will celebrate World Tennis Day on March 4.

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BDB given 3 years to be 'self-sufficient'

The Bahamas Development Bank must become “self-sufficient” by 2020, which is when the Government will cease contributing $3 million annually towards its bond interest payments.K P Turnquest, the deputy prime minister, told the House of Assembly that

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NAUGHTY'S NFL PICKS WEEK 11

Romo is back, I’ll be there . . . so Cowboys to win in Miami

OKAY, last week was bad for me (6-8) but others were worse! Including Sannie, previously ‘untouchable’, who went an unusually ‘unlucky’ 5-9.

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An omen? Really?

AN OMEN..... See this is part of our problem as a nation. In 2015, a national leader in our country is referring to a hurricane unbelievably as an omen and no one is correcting him or calling out this insanity!

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Hanna Martin will ‘fight to the death’ against citizenship by investment

ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna Martin says she will “fight to the death” any attempt by the government to implement a citizenship by investment policy.

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Marijuana not priority

I am constrained to compliment The Bahamas Christian Council on two of its most recent decisions.

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Flowers: FNM trying to shut us down

THE government’s planned web shop patron tax on lottery winnings was yesterday predicted to deliver a “detrimental” blow to a local gaming house, its owner telling The Tribune he firmly believed the Minnis administration was “dead serious” about closing down the industry.

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Support for two new national parks

PLANS for two new national parks in Grand Bahama - at Northshore/Gap and East Grand Bahama - have the support of residents and The Bahamas National Trust (BNT), a public meeting organised by the government has heard.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Don’t fret, what’s there to worry about?

My late mother-in-law, God rest her soul, was such a worrier that one day when she had nothing to worry about, she confessed she was worried that she had nothing to worry about, as if she had overlooked some major reason for worry, and would regret it. She spoke about worry as if it were a place that should have been dusted but wasn’t and would be revealed to her extreme horror by distinguished guests later.

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We need a new sense of freedom

“FREEDOM.” That is what the island of Eleuthera represents, indeed what its name means—from the ancient Greek word Eleutheria.

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Minnis unveils Grand Bahama port revolution

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis and members of his Cabinet attended an information meeting in Grand Bahama last night for Carnival’s proposed “Grand Port” which is expected to create 1,000 direct and indirect jobs during development.

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Sports in brief

THE Silver Cay A Class Regatta, which was was postponed last week, is now scheduled to take place in Montagu Bay this weekend.

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Sir Sean Connery dies age 90

James Bond star and longtime Bahamas resident Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90.

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The law, hegemonic masculinity and social breakdown

BANG, bang, bang the guns fire, the bullets fly and the peace is broken.

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Patron tax to cover just 45% of gaming

Just 45 percent of web shop gaming activities will attract the new patron “winnings” tax, a Cabinet minister yesterday revealing that online casino spins will remain untouched “for now”. Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, told the

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Living under two laws

EDITOR, The Tribune.

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Munnings stars for Vice President’s team

PITCHER Alfred “Skater” Munnings shone brightest during the recent Masters Softball Association’s annual All Star Classic resulting in an 11-7 triumph for his visiting Vice President’s team at the expense of the President’s select at Archdeacon William E Thompson Park.

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