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‘Lax port security’ fuels rising crime

Nassau Container Port executives have warned that it is “increasingly indisputable” that lax security at Potter’s Cay and Family Island ports is fuelling tax evasion, smuggling and crime.

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Wilchcombe: Bahamians' use of Cabbage Beach must remain 'indisputable'

WITH less than a month before the western public access to Cabbage Beach is set to close, Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe insists the use of the beach by Bahamians must remain "indisputable".

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More evidence of judicial failure

While it gives me no pleasure to continue to point out the direct and indisputable role that Bahamian Judges and their inept decisions play in the continued breakdown of law and order in The Bahamas, I feel it would be irresponsible on my part not to highlight on a consistent basis the weekly instances that evidence that link.

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Sell ZNS now

Sell ZNS now THE time has come. There have been recent press reports about the tens of millions of dollars that the Bahamian people have been losing on their investment in ZNS. I am convinced that if the people, who pay for all these losses, were asked w

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Photographs show extent of silt spread in Bimini

AERIAL photographs of the controversial dredging operation in Bimini over the weekend show a large plume of silt spilling beyond the protective curtains and spreading over the surrounding marine habitat.

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PROSPECT RIDGE ‘ELECTION PLOY’: Housing Minister casts doubt on scheme for young professionals

TRANSPORT and Housing Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis has branded the Prospect Ridge subdivision for young professionals an “election ploy”, while revealing that a key government department questioned various aspects of the proposed development.

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Al Jarrett dies, aged 69

RETIED banker, economist and patriot Alfred Jarrett, pictured, died early yesterday morning after a massive heart attack.

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BFSB targets next generation progress

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) is preparing to launch its latest human capital development initiative - The Bahamas Millennials Society, a networking and mentoring club of financial services industry ‘millennial’ workers.

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Embassy warns homebuyers

THE US Embassy is urging its citizens to be extremely careful when buying or selling real estate in The Bahamas, noting that there have been instances where American citizens have lost their entire life savings.  

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Roberts: no basis for claims of victimisation

PLP chairman Bradley Roberts said that with the North Abaco by-election results certified, it is now clear that the “scurrilous and reckless” claims by the FNM of victimisation spurring low voter turnout were without basis.

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Episcopal Bishop wins top broadcasting award for royal wedding sermon

An estimated 1.9 billion people watched Bishop Michael Curry, the first African American to head the US-based Episcopal Church, tell a congregation of royals and celebrities that “love is the way.”

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EDITORIAL: Put the phone down when you drive

FOR a long time, we have called in this column for action to be taken to clamp down on driving while using a phone. Well, we are delighted to see that as of Monday, this will be illegal.

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Call for government to come clean on oil

AS THE expiration of Bahamas Petroleum Company's permits to drill for oil in the Bahamas draws near, the DNA is again calling on the government to come clean on the future of the deal.

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Minnis called on to explain pricing for Prospect Ridge

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis has called on his predecessor to explain the proposed pricing for the Prospect Ridge housing lots, telling Parliament the sum was insufficient to cover the estimated price tag of infrastructure for the development.

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NAUGHTY'S PICKS: Let’s hit the road for starters with Steelers and Colts

FIRST let me open by saying thank you Jesus, King of Endless Glory, who reigns in Heaven, for allowing me to see another NFL season, and for positioning ‘our’ Dallas Cowboys (Yes, God is a Cowboy, thus the retractable roof in the stadium, we leave it open so God can watch His team, the Cowboys, play) on the threshold of another Lombardi Trophy!

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Claim of 7,000 jobs disputed

OPPOSITION leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday raised concerns over a newly released employment figure that claims that the Christie administration has added 7,000 jobs to the Bahamian work force in its two years in office.

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‘Where’s the red carpet for Shaunae?’

ENGLERSTON MP Glenys Hanna-Martin last night complained about the lack of fanfare for 400m Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo on her return to The Bahamas last week after an extraordinarily successful season on the track and field circuit.

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ACTIVTRADES: Is a conflict between the USA and China inevitable?

Thucydides was one of the greatest Greek historians of the classical era. He wrote The History of the Peloponnesian War, an eight-volume treaty recounting the conflict between Athens and Sparta, in the 5th Century BC. Sparta, the dominating power at

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99.

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Buddy, Sooners have sights set on Battle 4 Atlantis title

IT IS set to be a special year for junior guard Buddy Hield as he seeks to lead the Oklahoma Sooners back to the NCAA tournament.

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