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Battle with unions in The Bahamas

I am a life long supporter of the rights or workers and their amalgamation into unions for the collective rights and respect due to them.

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Eight Mile Rock hosts Randol Fawkes Labour Day March

Despite overcast skies, marchers turned out in force for the Randol Fawkes Labour Day March which started at Seagrape, Eight Mile Rock, at 8am on Friday and concluded at the St Stephen's Anglican Church grounds where various trade union representatives spoke.

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Sunk by record rainfall

THERE was a record 12.37 inches of rainfall on Saturday as the western part of New Providence experienced serious flooding sparked by torrential downpour.

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Bahamas Republic

The reason why the UK keeps its antiquated colonial institutions relevant is by the awarding of various gongs - OBE, MBE and, of course, the top gong a knighthood.

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What is our plan?

The Bahamas is still grappling with COVID and its aftermath. People are still driving in vehicles alone with windows up or walking alone on the street wearing masks.

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Man shot dead by police in Chippingham incident

A man was shot dead by police after an incident in Chippingham early on Monday morning.

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EDITORIAL: Sensible policies show path we should follow

FIRST, there was a proposal by the FNM to provide free food in schools for all children at government schools.

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One dead, two injured after shooting and stabbing in Grand Bahama

A man was killed, and two others are in hospital following a shooting and stabbing incident in Grand Bahama on Friday evening.

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Roadmasters Running Club makes donations

THE Bahamas Roadmasters Running Club (BRRC) continued its spirit of philanthropy with recent donations totalling $3,000.

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Twisted Ukraine narrative

Sensible people stopped taking the western media seriously at the time of the 2003 Iraq war, when it became little more than a cheerleader for the western war machine, ridiculing dissenting voices as it destroyed an Arab country in a war based solely on lies. It did the same with Libya and it almost did the same with Syria – until Russia stopped it.

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One man killed, another injured in shooting

ONE man is dead and another is in hospital after they were shot on Friday night.

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Pro basketball player Dwight Coleby signs in Venezuela

DWIGHT Coleby’s next stop on his professional basketball journey will take him to the Venezuelan SuperLiga.

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Freeport ‘tax grab’ fear on exposed incentives

An ex-Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce president yesterday said it was “striking” that the major political parties have seemingly ignored a problem deterring “sensible investors” from Freeport.

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Do we take an apology?

Should we take a so-called apology from a politician seriously when his actions have put us all in financial jeopardy and even our country?

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New Providence is hit by weekend of heavy rainfall

THERE were 6.18 inches of rainfall from Friday to Sunday morning in Nassau - above average activity, Chief Meteorological Officer Patricia Weeks said yesterday.

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The FNM quagmire

I am not and have never been an FNM member or supporter. I have long seen that entity as an unapologetic enclave for the so-called political elite and middle and upper classes. Not that anything is inherently wrong with that but the unwashed masses in the inner city areas of New Providence and Grand Bahama have always excited my public sensibilities and passion.

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PLP leader: We are ready for the task

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party leader Philip “Brave” Davis said his party is up to the task of leading the country out of the “dark age” it is now in.

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Is an end to cheques a good move?

Central Bank No more cheques after 2023..... have they thought this through?

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Row as Dames accuses PLP supporters of campaigning at polling site

A heated argument erupted at Government High School on Thursday morning after Mount Moriah incumbent Marvin Dames accused Progressive Liberal Party supporters of campaigning at the polling site on Election Day.

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FNM headquarters ransacked overnight

THE Free National Movement woke to an unwanted surprise on one of the busiest days of the political calendar on Friday after the party's headquarters was ransacked overnight.