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Gov’ts ‘strong stance’ limited GB Power hike

A Cabinet minister yesterday said the Government’s intervention was responsible for the 47 percent reduction in Grand Bahama Power Company’s base electricity rate increase.

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Flat on our face over good service

There is a science for providing service unfortunately we talk a lot about being ‘Better and Better’ but we fall flat on our face many times when suggesting you are offering the general public a reasonable level of service.

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BSF’s annual general meeting, election of officers set for March 26

AFTER calling it off last year because of the spread of COVID-19, the Bahamas Softball Federation has announced that its annual general meeting and election of officers will now be rescheduled for Saturday, March 26.

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Parks authority audit

Do two wrongs ever make a right - Public Parks Authority contracts comments of FNM Leader.

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Report of 'downed plane' sparks search off New Providence

POLICE officers and Defence Force officers searched waters at the Eastern end of New Providence last night after receiving a report of a downed plane.

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PAHO praises free testing

A PAN American Health Organisation official has commended the government’s free COVID-19 testing programme, saying initiatives like these are helpful in increasing access to testing.

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EDITORIAL: Tourism market remains volatile

THERE was mixed news on the tourism front yesterday – and it shows how the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy are very much still with us.

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GB Power’s ‘major cash flow constraint’ warning

Grand Bahama Power Company yesterday said it will suffer “a significant cash flow constraint” after it was granted just 53 percent of the base electricity rate increase it was seeking.

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Tourism sees little impact from COVID downgrade

Hotel operators yesterday forecast that The Bahamas’ downgrade to “do not travel” status yet again by US health authorities will have little to no impact on travel demand.

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Sir William’s son hits back in $144k dispute

A son of the late Sir William Allen yesterday denied that his father owed a $144,000 debt to a local businessman, and argued that any obligation to repay hinges on a “deal” that has not yet closed.

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‘Expect hardship’ from inflation, interest hikes

A former finance minister yesterday warned that “every family can expect hardship” from rising inflation that will exceed the current 7 percent rate in the US.

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IMF restructure?: ‘Not on my watch’

A Cabinet minister yesterday pledged “not on my watch” after a noted Caribbean economist again forecast The Bahamas will need an “IMF restructure” with GDP still below pre-COVID at end-2023.