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Coping with betrayal

There are times when we all feel let down or betrayed by others. It normally relates to a violation of trust with someone who is close to us (a relative, spouse, friend, business partner, colleague, et cetera). Perhaps the most referenced act of betrayal in scripture relates to the betrayal of Jesus by the disciple Judas.

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FNM: BTC deal is a betrayal

PRIME Minister Perry Christie’s announcement of a new BTC deal was a “shameful and cynical betrayal of his campaign promise”, the FNM said yesterday.

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Roberts and the Bible

In The Nassau Guardian, published January 21, PLP Chair Bradley Roberts, in taking potshots at PLP defectors Renward Wells and Dr Andre Rollins, referenced the New Testament account of Jesus, His disciples and His betrayal for silver.

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INSIGHT: A government spying charter

The Interception of Communications Bill threatens the democracy of the Bahamas, says Malcom J Strachan . . .

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Mitchell’s office accuses Dr Rollins of ‘betrayal’

FOX Hill MP Fred Mitchell’s constituency office yesterday accused Fort Charlotte MP Dr Andre Rollins of “betrayal of the worst kind” for his “defamatory” characterisation of their representative as an “enemy of the state.”

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‘What we see is a repeat, or worse, of Castaway Cay’

ACTIVISTS slammed the heads of agreement tabled in Parliament yesterday between Disney Cruise Lines and the government as a realisation of “our worst environmental, economic and societal fears.”

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Anger at ‘betrayal’ of City Market workers

FNM deputy leader Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday accused the government of “betraying” former City Markets employees by promising action, yet delivering nothing but talk.

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13 police officers fired

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade fired 13 people from the Royal Bahamas Police Force in 2016 for misconduct and betrayal of the public trust.

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Port accused of ‘total abdication’ via MoU signing

A Freeport-based QC yesterday accused the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) of “complete abdication” of its regulatory and developmental obligations as a result of its agreement with the Government.

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Abaco FNM chairman says Key offfered ministry role by Minnis

THE Free National Movement’s Central and South Abaco Constituency Association Chairman Victor Patterson yesterday defended FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis against accusations of betrayal and dishonesty levelled by area MP Edison Key last week regarding his candidacy snub.

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MEDITATION: The holiest of weeks

THROUGHOUT our lives we go through the rhythm of sorrow and joy, dread of suffering, relief when delivered, and the agonised waiting that can accompany situations that are out of control. The holy days of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter can teach us how to face whatever life brings.

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In the aftermath of 'sweethearting' – The dos and don'ts following the discovery of betrayal

TINA Campbell, one half of the award-winning gospel duo Mary Mary, admitted to destroying three cars and plotting murder, all because of the anger and hurt she felt after finding out her husband had been cheating on her.Tina’s spouse, Teddy Campbell,

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Union accused of ‘betrayal’ in Melia row

A rival contender for the hotel union leadership has accused the current executives of “betraying” Melia Nassau Beach Resort workers by not informing them of the resort’s plans to alter gratuity payments 10 months ago.

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Fears of mass lay-offs at BTC

FNM deputy leader Loretta Bulter-Turner has questioned whether mass lay-offs for scores of BTC employees is imminent as the company reportedly prepares to outsource its call centres to Panama.

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Christie’s Baha Mar deal adds $1bn costs

THE Baha Mar deal recently agreed by the Christie administration, as outlined in the heads of agreement (HOA) released on April 30, amounts to a “disgraceful betrayal” of the government’s sacred duty to protect the public interest, a former high ranking hotel executive told The Tribune last night.

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Minnis launches campaign at 'Roc Wit Doc' event

EVEN as his sympathisers lambasted his political opponents in the upper ranks of the Free National Movement as “betrayers,” Dr Hubert Minnis made a plea for party unity during a rally at Christie Park on Wednesday night.

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Death knell for construction

The news that our government has granted China Construction America, CCA, five hundred work permits for the Pointe Project could be the death knell of a construction industry in this country already on its knees.

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PLP MP says VAT would ‘savage’ Bahamians

MARCO City MP Greg Moss again blasted the Christie administration for its decision to impose value added tax (VAT) on January 1, 2015 saying the revenue generation system is “wrong” and would “savage” Bahamians.

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PM hits back at backbenchers

DURING a stern contribution in the House of Assembly yesterday, Prime Minister Perry Christie reprimanded dissenting members of his party, admitting to being agonised by the recent public criticism of his government by members of his back bench.

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