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Former senior sports officer Colebrooke dies at 68

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is mourning the loss and reflecting on the life of its former senior officer Kevin Colebrooke, who also served at one time as the acting director of sports. He died at his home on Friday, September 16.

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FNM: Time for govt to deliver on promises for Grand Bahama

THE Free National Movement said Deputy Prime Minister Chester Cooper needs to deliver “urgently on his long overdue dual promises” of selling the Grand Lucayan and redeveloping the Grand Bahama International Airport.

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Farewell fit for a queen

MEMBERS of the British Royal family, various world leaders including Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis, spectators and viewers across the globe mourned Queen Elizabeth II during her funeral yesterday.

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Commissioner: Police did not search church

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander said the Royal Bahamas Police Force never searched Abaco resident Bishop Silbert Mills’ church and the pastor is “no subject of no investigation”.

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JONQUEL JONES, SUN STAY ALIVE: Connecticut routs Las Vegas 105-76

On a night where Jonquel Jones was awarded her fourth All-WNBA selection, her Connecticut Sun staved off elimination in game three of the WNBA Finals.

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No Grand Lucayan sale obstacles ‘on our side’

The Grand Lucayan’s chairman says there are no obstacles or barriers to closing the resort’s $100m sale “from our side” ahead of a key deadline for the negotiations being hit in 48 hours’ time.

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WORLD VIEW: OAS plays significant role for democracy in elections

THERE are intermittent squabbles in the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), concerning the controversial general elections of October 20, 2019, in Bolivia.

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DEREK SMITH: Take data privacy in all its forms seriously

FINANCIAL institutions are facing a growing level of scrutiny from regulators, and this looks set to continue. And, when a financial institution conducts operations in more than one jurisdiction, complying with ever-evolving data privacy regulations can be challenging.

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WORLD VIEW: COP-27 failing before it begins

THE most ominous sign of what the forthcoming COP-27 meeting on climate change portends for small states is that officials from a Group of 20 (G20) major economies, who met on August 31, failed to agree a joint statement at the conclusion of the meeting.

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Eugene McMinns brought back as Dalhousie wide receivers’ coach

EUGENE McMinns will return to the Dalhousie Tigers sidelines to begin his second season as a wide receivers’ coach for the vaunted conference powerhouse football programme.

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Govt aiming to sign four new industrial agreements

STATE Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle said yesterday that government is aiming to sign at least four new industrial agreements with several unions before the anniversary of its first year in office.

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DEREK SMITH: How to safeguard data from malicious criminals

To investigate computer-related issues and/ or audit incidents featuring cyber attacks, forensic analysts use scientific techniques to retrieve data from digital sources. In accordance with standard incident response steps, digital forensics procedures include preparation, identification, containment, eradication, recovery and lessons learned.

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Homeowners association barred from fee collection

A Lake Cunningham homeowners association was yesterday barred from demanding maintenance fees from a subdivision’s residents after the Supreme Court ruled it has no standing to levy the charges.

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Pintard: FNM will not tolerate aggression

FREE National Movement leader Michael Pintard said his party will not tolerate “blatant disrespect” or any other form of aggression after a Free National Movement Meritorious Council Member was assaulted by another party member at a meeting earlier this week.

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Five-year industrial agreement signed by Public Managers Union

AFTER two years of contention between both parties, the National Insurance Board and Public Managers Union signed a five-year industrial agreement yesterday.

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Pintard does not need to hear from Bodie

I read Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) radio personality Ortland Bodie’s Nassau Guardian opinion piece on Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Michael Pintard and it dawned on me how utterly subjective the media in The Bahamas is regarding politics.

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PETER YOUNG: Battle to become Britain’s next PM nears conclusion

THE media in Britain is justly renowned for its comprehensive coverage of domestic and international news alike. As a source of reliable information, it plays a significant role in shaping public attitudes, perceptions and opinions, since what people think about events outside their own personal experience tends to be influenced by how news is reported in newspapers and on radio and television.

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Gov’t targets $500m ‘one-time tax boost’

The Ministry of Finance last night said it is targeting a “one-time $500m revenue boost” from a limited menu of enforcement and compliance initiatives while pledging to minimise any increase in the tax burden faced by Bahamians.

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Capital punishment

Since the last hanging during PM Ingraham's time there has been no hanging for murder. I recall within 24 hours of the much publicised hanging ZNS outside the walls of Fox Hill live coverage there were two murders (the point of hanging being a deterrent possibly minimised). Privy Council says none except for the worst of the worst, but what is that three?

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JR Cadot’s Nexxt Basketball Club holding training and development programme

AS a spinoff from his Dream Again Basketball Camp in July at the Remnant Tabernacle of Praise Center on Carmichael Road, former collegiate and professional basketball player JR Cadot is at it again with his Nexxt Basketball Club.

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