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Patrick Paul emerges as the overall winner of road cycling nationals

PATRICK Paul, Dorian Roach and Sanchia Fitzmaurice were among the winners of the New Providence Cycling Association Road Championships at the Clifton Heritage Center over the weekend.

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‘Don’t derail tourism revival with higher electricity costs’

The Bahamian tourism industry yesterday warned it “can ill-afford to be derailed” from its post-COVID recovery by a hike in electricity prices which remain “pivotal” to the sector’s global competitiveness.

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COVID testing end ‘game changer’ for key markets

High-spending tourism markets have hailed the elimination of COVID entry testing and the Health Travel Visa as a potential “game changer” for The Bahamas given the reduced “hassle” involved in accessing the country.

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Union boss warns tough summer ahead

CONSUMERS should prepare for a “tough summer”, according to Bahamas Electrical Workers Union president Kyle Wilson, telling The Tribune yesterday “we are already having issues” in the first weeks of the hottest months of the year.

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THE KDK REPORT: A shallow grave

UNDER the cover of darkness, Anastasia and her family fled the bombing and gunfire now ravaging their homeland. No one in the car that evening could understand how they arrived at this point.

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COVID rebound uneven for Family Island resorts

Family Island resorts have recovered to 80 percent of pre-COVID business volumes, a senior tourism official has revealed, but the rebound remains uneven because of airlift woes impacting some locations.

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Bust or deflated

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ACCORDING to experts, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is entering its lowest and darkest market phase. The price of Bitcoin fell to its lowest level since December 2020 on Wednesday, and even hit $20,000 for a short time. The oldest digital currency was trading at around $20,500 on Friday, June 17.

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Accused says he was victim of abuse by police officers

A MAN claiming to be a victim of police abuse was granted bail in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday on charges of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.

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I-Elite gets international support

SINCE their formation out of the Max D Baseball Academy in 2017, the International Elite Baseball Academy has been growing by leaps and bounds as they continue to provide opportunities for many young men to experience their dream of playing college or professional baseball.

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Heart disease top cause of death in nation

ISCHEMIC heart disease is the number one cause of death in the country, according to Health Minister Dr Michael Darville.

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Barraterre celebrates 37th annual regatta & homecoming festival

AFTER a two-year hiatus because of the COVID- 19 pandemic, thousands returned to the beautiful shores of Exuma over the Labour Day weekend to experience the camaraderie and excitement of the long-awaited Barraterre regatta and homecoming festival, which ran from June 3-6.

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Former cruise destination chief loses $335k claim

An ex-Atlantis executive has lost his $335,000 constructive dismissal claim against a cruise tourism destination because its failure to pay his due salary was not the primary reason he resigned.

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THE KDK REPORT: The North Star

GROWING up and living on a remote family island offers a wealth of peace and tranquility few outsiders can comprehend. With a small population, everyone on the island is either a family member or neighbour and there’s a genuine sense of community throughout the entire land.

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BPL summer

ALLELUIA! I honestly was worried, but BPL will be able to supply electricity this summer.

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‘Can’t be left behind’ in competitive world

The global pandemic has presented us with many opportunities and lessons for creating a society that is more sustainable and better prepared.

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Potential Tropical Cyclone One – Saturday noon update

From the Bahamas Department of Meteorology:

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18 Bahamians named in Queen's Birthday Honours

Eighteen Bahamians have been named in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Aviation relief as ‘really ugly’ outcome averted

Bahamas Customs has apologised for its now-aborted efforts to introduce a new border control system for private aviation that could have produced “a really ugly” outcome if implemented.

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