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Hot Mix’s expansion ‘not connected’ to Gold Rock

Bahamas Hot Mix’s chairman yesterday said the imminent expansion of its Freeport-based concrete and asphalt production capabilities has “got absolutely nothing to do” with a rival supplier’s troubles.

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Govt still working on $10m catastrophic care fund

THE Davis administration is still working out the logistics of how it will administer the $10m allocated for catastrophic healthcare in the country, Health and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday.

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Outgoing Central Bank chief warns on ‘procedural overkill’

The Central Bank’s departing chief enforcer says it is “essential” that The Bahamas continue to beat anti-financial crime regulatory standards but do so without imposing “procedural overkill” on low-risk clients.

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Dancing on the streets

Oh, back come Goombay Summer and da-junkanoo...well it’s New Day/PLP why wouldn’t they organise an expensive event to keep us natives happy through summer? Why? Didn’t dare call it Carnival - remember that Siorn fiasco? When is Tourism going to understand visitors are not interested in junkanoo... the 2021-2022 season Christmas and New Year’s this year. No parades - hotels full to overflowing!

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‘Horrendous June’ cuts Aquapure’s output 40%

A Bahamian bottled water supplier has endured "an horrendous June" after equipment failure and a "bonkers" supply chain cut production for the month by 40 percent.

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New Providence Softball Association to start season July 1-2

PRESIDENT Dwayne Stevens has confirmed that the New Providence Softball Association will now start its 2022 season over the weekend of July 1-2 in the Bankers Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

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THE ART OF GRAPHIX: The right combination in recruitment battles

The battle between qualifications and experience has played out in the business arena for some time. I have met many persons who, with an immense amount of academic knowledge and qualifications, still struggle to secure employment. I am not sure if there is a clear answer to this age-old question, but there are good arguments on both sides.

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ALICIA WALLACE: In the heart of Africa, a union of nations seek to work as one

THE Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2022 is now underway in Kigali, Rwanda, after being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FACE TO FACE: A coronation in the homeland of Junkanoo

THE heart of a man who went on a quest to learn the origins of Junkanoo only to be crowned in the name of the king responsible for its origins, must be filled with unspeakable joy.

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Equestrian Kacy Lyn Smith makes history

BECOMES THE FIRST BAHAMIAN JUNIOR RIDER TO QUALIFY FOR FEI NORTH AMERICAN YOUTH JUMPING CHAMPIONSHIPS

KACY Lyn Smith and her horse Chicago M rode a double clear round at Loudoun County, Virginia, this weekend and, in doing so, made history as the first Bahamian junior rider to qualify for the FEI North American Youth Jumping Championships.

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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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Freedom Farm dominates Andre Rodgers Nationals

THE Bahamas Baseball Association returned to play in its marquee event for local youth baseball, the Andre Rodgers National Championships.

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Tarajh Hudson named Freshman of the Year

TARAJH Hudson capped off his season at Northwestern State University after advancing to the NCAA East Prelims in the discus by being named the Freshman of the Year for the Southland Conference.

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Blaze rips through Grand Bahama junkyard

A massive blaze broke out at a car junkyard yesterday in the commercial industrial area of Queen’s Highway, Freeport.

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I’VE NOTHING TO APOLOGISE FOR: Speaker insists she stands by criticism of NEMA’s director

HOUSE Speaker Patricia Deveaux yesterday maintained she sees nothing wrong with her criticism levelled at National Emergency Management Agency director Captain Stephen Russell and sees no need to apologise.

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Chisholm Jr responds to criticism

JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr was reportedly the subject of criticism from fellow Miami Marlins teammates in a players only meeting, but the much maligned star second baseman responded on the field with the most productive stretch of his MLB career.

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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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Jazz speaks on his first grand slam, career high 6 RBI

JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr broke out of his recent slump with an electrifying performance and continues to build his résumé toward a 2022 National League All-Star berth.