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Followers flock to The Tribune online

Followers flock to The Tribune online Readers continue to flock to The Tribune online, with the 5,000 'likes' barrier on our Facebook site being broken this weekend. This comes after a huge number of visits to the tribune242.com website throughout May. M

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Gov't hailed for shoe, clothing retail waiver

The Government’s proposed tax relief for clothing and shoe retailers was yesterday hailed for helping to preserve Bahamian businesses and jobs.KP Turnquest, pictured, deputy prime minister, said the government had made provision in the 2018-2019 budg

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Bamboo Town candidates' supporters turn out for nomination day

FEW social distancing protocols were practised by people who came to support the Bamboo Town candidates of their respective political parties on nomination day on Friday.

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Royal visit brings Duke and Duchess Downtown

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge soaked in Junkanoo and greeted admirers Friday afternoon during a trip to Parliament Square.

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BISX developing new Gov't debt security

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) yesterday revealed that it is developing a new debt security for the Government, which will 'fill the gap' by offering investors medium-term maturities.

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Tribune242 readers back foreign assistance for crime problem

Tribune242 readers back foreign assistance for crime problem By DANA SMITH dsmith@tribunemedia.net THE majority of Tribune242.com readers think foreign assistance is needed to tackle the nation's escalating crime problem. The high-profile arrival of New

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Tribune242 readers back foreign assistance for crime problem

Tribune242 readers back foreign assistance for crime problem By DANA SMITH dsmith@tribunemedia.net THE majority of Tribune242.com readers think foreign assistance is needed to tackle the nation's escalating crime problem. The high-profile arrival of New

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Tribune242 readers back foreign assistance for crime problem

Tribune242 readers back foreign assistance for crime problem By DANA SMITH dsmith@tribunemedia.net THE majority of Tribune242.com readers think foreign assistance is needed to tackle the nation's escalating crime problem. The high-profile arrival of New

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VIDEO: Going . . . going . . . CRUNCH!

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force has confirmed its vessel HMBS Lawrence Major sustained “structural damage” when another motor vessel rammed into it in Suriname on Saturday.

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Readers react to shooting

COMPUTER users took to the internet to express their opinions at The Tribune’s website, www.tribune242.com, in the wake of Mr Bruner’s death. Here is a selection of their comments.

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BUDGET: ‘We’re going in right direction’

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis yesterday predicted additional revenue growth for The Bahamas, adding that $2.8bn is projected in total revenue for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Praise for immigration officers

EDITOR, The Tribune.

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In praise of immigration officers

EDITOR, The Tribune.

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Readers say 'no' to Dr Rodney Smith for COB president role

IN the latest Tribune poll, readers were asked if they agreed with the recommendation that Dr Rodney Smith be chosen as the new president of the College of the Bahamas. Dr Smith was president until he resigned in 2005 amid a high profile plagiarism controversy.

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22,000 jobs - really?

JUST a few observations that I have recently made of the political scene in the Bahamas: The PLP is saying to anyone willing to listen that their administration created 22,000 jobs between 2002 and 2007.

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Contractors impatient for the promised 'flood'

Bahamian contractors yesterday said they are getting impatient for the “flood” of construction work promised by the government’s $515m capital works budget as projects dry up amid COVID-19. Jacob Fowler, owner/operator of C-Jays Building Constructio

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Bahamas bids farewell to the Royal couple

The Bahamas bid farewell to Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on Saturday night after their visit to Abaco and Grand Bahama – the last leg of their trip.

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sports inbrief

TENNIS: FRENCH OPEN MATCH play was suspended due to rain on day four of the French Open at Roland Garros, with Bahamian tennis ace Mark Knowles on the brink of elimination in the men's doubles draw. Knowles and Xavier Malisse of Belgium dropped the first

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Crime and politics

BEFORE starting this project, we were determined not to even mention politics in relation to crime.

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