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Tribune headline

While your story appearing in the business section of Thursday the 15th September, 2022 regarding a recent action involving two erstwhile clients of mine was somewhat balanced in its content, the chosen headline (“Ex-Minister’s son Denies Land Fraud”) tends to suggest that I was either a party or defendant to the action in question.

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Dear Mr Pintard

If you don’t support legislation allowing Bahamian men and women to pass citizenship to their unborn children, I will not support your party in the next general election.

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Politics as monarch changes

Such a short time ago we lost our Sovereign Queen - Queen of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas - monarchists will mourn anti-monarchists will see an opportunity to lobby - push for the removal of the Sovereign as Head of State to a Democratic Republic like the majority of the Commonwealth of Nations.

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Security firms urge using alarm systems in homes and businesses

WITH a recent increase in armed robberies in the capital raising concerns, local security firms are urging people to get alarm systems in their homes and businesses.

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COVID-19 controls ‘saved’ $900m external reserves

The Bahamas’ capital controls saved “around” $900m in external reserves at COVID’s peak, an economic researcher has estimated, while also helping to lower the Government’s annual interest burden by 2.5 percent of GDP.

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INSIGHT: PLP gets its report card - a year of success?

ON September 16, 2021, The Bahamas voted in the current administration – meaning we have now had a little over a year of the PLP government.

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PM defends remarks in UN address

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis has defended remarks he made at the United Nations last week regarding the European Union blacklisting, saying the time has come for these nations to account for what they have done to countries like The Bahamas.

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Bahamas and region urged to reduce bandwidth costs

A BAHAMAS-BASED cloud services provider yesterday said Caribbean regulators must focus on reducing Internet bandwidth costs across the region.

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Politicians urged: ‘Preach the lessons’ of hard work

The Bahamas is suffering from “a shortage” of political leaders who “preach the lessons” of hard work as opposed to offering hand-outs and giveaways, an outspoken businessman is arguing.

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Governor targets 1m Sand Dollar issuance

THE CENTRAL Bank’s governor yesterday said “steps” are being taken to draft legislation for the creation of the proposed movable collateral asset registry.

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German man dead at work site in ‘suicide’

JUST two days following the tragic death of 41-year-old Anthony Tilme from suspected suicide, a 51-year-old German was found dead by alleged suicide at a condo construction site on West Bay Street.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Trying to take up incentives turns into a saga

A YOUNG couple, solid professionals with sound jobs and a dream for their future on the family island where they were raised, say with every day and every reply from government their dream is sliding farther away. We’ll call them Monique and Sean.

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Prognosis is Denial? Agree or disagree?

Successive governments duly elected (sometimes I wonder how) exclaimed this land of ours was the best little country to every other claim of excellence and I wonder.

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Bank client switch raises questions

A Central Bank-appointed administrator has transferred former Lucayas Bank (PIB) clients, and their assets, to another Bahamas-based institution whose ultimate principal has since been charged with bribery in the US.

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Developer: ‘We’ve gone above and beyond’ over environment

The Bahamian developer behind the proposed $63m Adelaide Pines project yesterday asserted that “we’ve gone above and beyond to make sure it’s environmentally sensitive” despite concerns the density is too high.

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Revisit National Lottery, ex-DNA leader demands

A former Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader is urging the Government to revisit the creation of a National Lottery as a means to assist vulnerable Bahamians struggling with the cost of living crisis.

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Shark attack

The shark mauling of a visitor off Green Cay is horrific and our hearts go out to the family caught in this nightmare.

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PETER YOUNG: Gorbachev reforms in Russia short-lived

AMIDST the huge international media coverage of the passing last week of the former president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, perhaps one of the most telling headlines was one by the BBC calling him ‘a warm-hearted, decent and generous man’.

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WILL CHARLES BE OUR LAST KING?

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis said on Friday that his administration will let Bahamians decide whether The Bahamas should transition into a republic amid reignited discussion over the issue following Queen Elizabeth II’s death.

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'More productive Bahamas' if we get legal reforms right

Governance reformers yesterday argued that the Government's planned upgrades to anti-corruption, procurement and fiscal laws will set "a path to a more productive and sustainable Bahamas if we get it right".

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