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Protocol breach

Announcing Ambassadorial candidates before the country receiving them has accepted is a No-No...

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$2.4m radar system delivered to Defence Force

GENERAL Glen D VanHerck, the commander of US Northern Command (NORTHCOM), officially delivered a $2.4 million-dollar radar system to the Royal Bahamas Defence Force during an official handover ceremony at the Coral Harbour base on Thursday.

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Bahamians are among the top performers at IBBF Pro League World Caribbean Championships

BAHAMIAN competitors Kaif Young, Jason Johnson, Paul Wilson, Serena Decius-Norius and Dawn Charlton were among the top performers at the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IBBF) Pro League World Caribbean Championships.

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Minister hails exam result improvements

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd, pictured, yesterday highlighted several improvements in this year’s national exam results, which showed more students achieving A, B and C grades in 2021 when compared with 2020.

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Sebas raises $19m for e-commerce purchase

Sebas Bastian raised nearly $19m from investors to finance the acquisition of an e-commerce platform that he yesterday said will become an “Amazon like” presence in The Bahamas and region.

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A-C grades increase in exams

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd revealed yesterday that the number of BGCSE students receiving A, B and C grades this year increased by more than 10 percent compared with 2019.

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Rand Memorial Hospital 'yet to fully recover' from loss of staff after Dorian

THE Rand Memorial Hospital has yet to fully recover from the loss of physicians and nurses in specialty areas and hospital equipment.

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Procurement reform hit by resistance to change

It was not my intention to write another article until the end of September, as I wanted to give the government the benefit of the doubt regarding its self-imposed September 1, 2021, timeline for when the Public Procurement Act will take effect. However, on Monday, the prime minister during his closing remarks in the budget debate referred to me publicly by warning that “if you push me enough” the details of my personal files when I was employed at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and the Ministry of Health will be revealed.

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Talks on examinations for students in quarantine

WITH national examinations set to resume on schedule this year, Education Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin said officials are now discussing how best they can accommodate students in quarantine.

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Bahamas to face Canada, US Virgin Islands and DR

TEAM Bahamas will face Canada, The Dominican Republic, and The US Virgin Islands in the first round of qualifying for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023.

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Half of businesses yet to launch online

More than half the Bahamian businesses surveyed by the Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC) have yet to launch an e-commerce platform, it was revealed yesterday.

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In honour of Anita Doherty

It has been widely circulated on social media and confirmed that The Bahamas at large and the Grand Bahama and East End communities have lost a warrior of a woman in the person of Anita Doherty. A former Chief Councilor for the City of Grand Bahama, and a well-known athlete, Anita received many accolades in her lifetime and has held many titles.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Why are we wasting this chance to showcase our talents to the world?

Independence Day is approaching and the planned celebration is going to be different again this year. Due to the COVID-19 safety protocols, it will be an entirely virtual event.

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Fraudsters plunder $2m through bank’s blunder

A Bahamian financial institution’s “serious error and negligence” resulted in fraudsters plundering more than $2m from one of its client’s accounts, the Supreme Court has revealed.

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Private bank worker’s $58k win overturned

A private bank employee has seen a $58,000 damages award against her former employer overturned after she breached its client confidentiality policies in deciding to complete work assignments at home.

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E-commerce usage to surge with ‘familiarity’

A Bahamas-based information technology provider yesterday said e-commerce system usage will increase once companies and consumers become more “familiar” with it.

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Just 6% of clients hit by data breach at Sebas’ venture

The e-commerce platform owned by Sebas Bastian yesterday said only 6 percent of customers were impacted by a recent data breach as it sought to reassure that all necessary measures are being taken to rectify the problem.

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Regatta time again!

CLOSING ceremony festivities for the National Family Island Regatta C & E Class Championship were held in George Town, Exuma, on Saturday evening.

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DANIEL FERGUSON: Procurement e-portal not being maximised

I wish to now elaborate more on the electronic portal that is the Bahamian government’s e-procurement supplier registry.

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Atlantis and testing

It’s time for society and the world generally to start putting their collective foot down with these anti-vaxxers.

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