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Bahamians 'lucky' to escape illegal aviator's damage

FORMER Bahamian ‘partners’ of an illegal charter operator yesterday admitted they were “very fortunate” to have escaped serious damage to their reputations and business.Captain Fredrick McPhee, proprietor of Nassau-based KA Flight Training Centre, to

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Gone fishin’

The Bahamian people have misinterpreted the generosity of the Chinese munitions factories, and all one hears today is “what is the defence force going to do with all of those grenades” ?

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FACE TO FACE: An independent voice on a different path within Christianity

RELIGION in The Bahamas has been dominated by Christian denominations; in fact, about 90 percent of the population ascribes to some form of Christianity. About 30 percent are Baptist, 23 percent are Pentecostal, 14 percent Catholic, 10 percent Anglican, five percent Seventh-Day Adventist, and four percent Methodist. The remainder includes various Christian and non-Christian religions like Greek Orthodox, Rastafari, Baha’i, Jehovah Witness, Muslim, Obeah and Hinduism.

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Aspiring martial artists take advantage of Elite Youth Training Seminar in Kansas

EVERY year the Japan Karate Ryobu-Kai Kansas Dojo hosts its Elite Youth Training Seminar in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Student's generosity inspires classmates

Student's generosity inspires classmates By DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT - A fourth grade student at the Bishop Michael Eldon School has inspired her classmates to give to the less fortunate. Thanks to Ka

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Next Gov’t requires ‘real come to Jesus moment’

The Bahamas needs a “real come to Jesus moment” under the next administration to prevent its economic and fiscal woes from becoming insurmountable, a governance reformer warned yesterday.

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North American union backs workers at Freeport

THE International Longshoremen’s Association – the largest union of maritime workers in North America – is supporting the efforts of workers to be unionised at the Freeport Container Port (FCP).

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Bahamas teams in win column at major beach soccer championships

IN the Bahamas’ first appearance at the Major Beach Soccer Championships, Quality Beach Soccer Club delivered a series of encouraging performances against some of the most notable teams in the region.

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GAIN AN EDGE: Kristal’s battle to tackle Bahamas’ plastic pollution

Kristal Ambrose is a changemaker. She has participated in research conferences around the world and has been recognized for her fight in ending plastic pollution. Kristal’s advocacy and the work of a Bahamian non-profit she founded have also been featured in international publications showcasing the work of environmental innovators.

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Bahamians open your eyes, and protect your future

JAMES Freeman Clarke, an American theologian and author, wrote that “a politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.”

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It is now that the Bahamas needs wise leaders

PETER Turnquest, FNM MP for Grand Bahama, finds it a “bit obscene” that the government would consider agreeing to a foreign entity not only redesigning, but actually owning much of downtown Nassau – the very centre of our government.

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‘I wished we could have said goodbye’: Wife’s sadness as leading specialist claimed by virus

THE death of Dr Judson Eneas, 72, due to COVID-19 complications left his wife unable to say goodbye to her husband of nearly 50 years. On Tuesday, March 31, Dr Eneas was taken to hospital after his condition began to decline. He suffered through symptoms of the virus for several days prior to his death, according to his nephew.

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INSIGHT: Chinese investment – May be detrimental to Bahamas economic health

This is the second in a series of articles being written by Mr Carey Leonard, outlining why doing business with the Chinese (Beijing) is not proving beneficial to the Bahamas. Mr Leonard, a commercial lawyer, is an associate in the law firm of Callenders & Co., Freeport.

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INSIGHT: Lost opportunity: A case of what could have been

Since the mid-1990s, The Bahamas has encouraged Chinese foreign direct investment.