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PLP’s silent Long Island candidate

When will the Progressive Liberal Party candidate for Long Island, Tyrel Young (PLP), address the people of Long Island?

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TROPICAL STORM ALERT

  A TROPICAL STORM ALERT IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE ISLANDS OF INAGUA, MAYAGUANA, ACKLINS, CROOKED ISLAND AND RAGGED ISLAND.

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ISLAND INSIGHTS: Infrastructure investment ke yto unlock Cat Island's potential

Island Overview The cradle of Bahamian rake ‘n’ scrape music, obeah and plantations, Cat Island is the undisputed cultural heart of the Bahamas. While finding sustainable ways to monetise Cat Island’s cultural exports has proven challenging, the isla

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INSIGHT - YOUNG MANS VIEW: Long Island's economic slump

I GREW up on the best place on earth — Long Island. I have long thought that our great island — for me, the greatest island in our archipelagic chain — has become a forgotten outsider. That has saddened me, particularly during my countless visits to Eleuthera, Grand Bahama, Abaco, Bimini, Exuma and other Bahamian islands.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Short straw for Long Island

The plight of the people of Long Island seems to have been lost on the powers that be as this gem in our archipelagic chain continues to languish in the doldrums.

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Promotion to boost private pilot traffic

AN 'island hop' incentive is being offered to private pilots in an effort to creater greater access to the Family Islands, a Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board executive telling Tribune Business yesterday that private aviation brought a considerable amount of business to the Bahamas.

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Problems facing Harbour Island

I spent the past weekend in beautiful Harbour Island. The ride from Nassau to Harbour Island and back is a beautiful experience, especially if the boat is not too “jammed up”.

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Better visitor access key to Long Island's growth

IMPROVING visitor access to Long Island is the easiest way to boost the island’s economy, a local businessman saying: “I think it all boils down to convenience’.Luke Maillis, manager of Real Addictive Charters, told the Long Island Business Outlook c

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Show pride in Ragged Island

I am a native of Ragged Island. In 2017, my home, located on one of the Ragged Island cays, had its roof blown off. I sought assistance from NEMA along with other residents of Ragged Island. Some of the residents of Ragged Island received financial assistance, but this was not extended to all.

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What is the Bahamas without the Family Islands?

I want to respond to some of the things that the Acting Director of Education said about the proposed amalgamation of Cat Island schools.

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Cat Island can be ‘Abaco of south’

A two-time Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA) president believes his father’s home island can “aspire to be the Abaco of the south”, and is willing to invest his own money to make this happen.

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Rebuilding will cost ‘tens of millions’

IT WILL cost “tens of millions of dollars” to restore and rebuild the infrastructure on the southern and central Bahamas islands that were completely devastated by the passage of Hurricane Joaquin, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie.

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Visiting Bahamas 'best thing' to help Dorian recovery

A Cabinet minister has told international travellers that “the best thing they can do right now” to help The Bahamas is visit the islands that were not devastated by Hurricane Dorian. Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, signalled t

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A YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: A pledge of service to my hometown

Dear Long Islanders, To use the words of founding father Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield, today “my soul is dancing!”

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Communication with storm-hit islands a challenge

COMMUNICATION to the storm-battered central and southern islands remains challenged on Friday as officials report a total blackout on the hardest hit islands of Crooked Island, Long Island, and Acklins.

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Cat Island told ‘it’s your time’ as water works start

THE Water and Sewerage Corporation broke ground on Monday for a system that will bring potable water to Cat Island for the first time.

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Water & Sewerage in out island outsource

The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) has signed a contract with Sun Island Transfers (SunCash) to collect Family Island customer payments and move them to New Providence.

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Almost all power is restored to Long Island after Hurricane Joaquin

NEARLY 100 per cent of customers on Long Island affected by Hurricane Joaquin have had their power restored by the Bahamas Elecricity Corporation (BEC).

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Cooper: Minnis administration's plans for 'green island' were 'fanciful speech'

PLANS by the Minnis administration to convert Ragged Island to a “green island” were nothing more than “fanciful speech to get likes on social media.”

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BEC: Restoring power to devastated areas to take time

BAHAMAS Electricity Corporation officials are still working to restore electricity supplies to those southern islands hardest hit by Hurricane Joaquin late last week.

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