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BHS president: Dog life expectancy claims 'nonsense'

BAHAMAS Humane Society President Kim Aranha said claims by a Canadian news site that dogs in the local shelter have a life expectancy of “only two to three years” are “absolute nonsense”.

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INSIGHT: Despite everything, we live in hope of better days

WITH a new year less than 24 hours away, the year 2018 will be behind us. A year filled with political blunders highlighted by the Oban fiasco, the surprise introduction of a 60 percent increase in value added tax, national tragedies as a result of a lack of impetus by successive governments to fix systemic problems, and - on the brighter side – a long-desired reduction in murders in the country.

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CROWNING GLORY: Miller-Uibo our Female Athlete of the Year

Some things are just not meant to be debated. One of them is Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s crowning glory as the Tribune’s 2018 Female Athlete of the Year.

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Making history: Cyclist Neely to train in Colombia

FELIX Neely, considered to be one of the future stars of cycling in the Bahamas, has been afforded a rare opportunity to travel to Colombia to train, making history as the first Bahamian to do so in a South American country.

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2018: A year of career-defining moments for our shining stars

It was a year that displayed the diversity of Bahamian sports across many disciplines and career-defining moments for many of the country’s superstars and stars on the rise.

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Jaguars, Cobras off to fast start

LAST year’s runners-up St George’s Jaguars and the defending GSSSA champions CC Sweeting Cobras are off to a fast start in the 2019 Providence Holiday Classic High School Basketball Tournament.

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Bank liquidity ‘cheaper but equal’ to global rule

The Central Bank believes its proposed bank liquidity standards “will be much simpler and cheaper” to implement than global rules but still have the same or “super-equivalent” effect.

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Another banner year for sports in The Bahamas

IT HAS been another banner year for sports in the country and one of those that stood out in the foreground were the performances of our various teams that competed both locally and on the international scene.

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Hield, Ayton on fire

Both Buddy Hield and Deandre Ayton have been playing their best basketball since the calendar shifted to the month of December and the NBA opened voting for its 2019 All-Star Game.

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NCAA Div 1: Bahamians set new career highs

SEVERAL Bahamian players set new career high scoring marks in NCAA Division I basketball over the course of the holiday season.

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12242018 EDITION

Monday, December 24, 2018

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NPBA: Giants close out the regular season undefeated

THE Commonwealth Bank Giants closed out the New Providence Basketball Association regular season play for the year as the only undefeated team remaining in the team standings.

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Armbrister emerges victorious

Donte Armbrister will cherish his first appearance in the main draw of the Giorgio Baldacci National Open Tennis Tournament. Despite the controversy surrounding his seeding, he was unfazed as he emerged with his first senior title.

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Govt takes street to 20% energy use cut

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) will start installing over 30,000 energy-efficient street lights during the 2019 first quarter in a bid to save the Government $3m per year.

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NAD's $73m raise 'a big confidence boost'

The “fully subscribed” Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) offering has raised the bar on what the Bahamian capital markets can generate, an investment banker believes.

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Dialysis patient 'missed several treatments'

A MAN who died after being turned away from the Princess Margaret Hospital’s Dialysis Unit a week ago due to a staff shortage was previously “noncompliant” with his treatment schedule, the Public Hospitals Authority said yesterday.

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We're still unhappy, say junior doctors

DAYS after the Bahamas Doctors Union agreed to call off strike action to negotiate over outstanding holiday pay, junior doctors said the Public Hospitals Authority’s offer of $1.80 per hour was not generous but below minimum wage.

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Junior doctors: PHA holiday pay offer was below minimum wage

DAYS after Bahamas Doctors Union agreed to call off strike action to negotiate over outstanding holiday pay, junior doctors said Public Hospitals Authority’s offer of $1.80 per hour was not generous but below minimum wage.

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Majority of players opt not to take part in BLTA Nationals

DESPITE a last minute amendment to the draw, the majority of the top male and female players still opted not to participate in the main draw of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s 2018 Giorgio Baldacci National Open.

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Port bidder: ‘Majority’ of $250m for Bay St

A Nassau cruise port bidder yesterday pledged that the “majority” of its $250m investment will be spent outside Prince George Wharf to help bring Bay Street “back to life”.

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