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RICHARD COULSON: Bahamians entitled to more on BEC deal

Last week’s announcement by Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis finally ended 20 months of suspense about the Bahamas Electricity Corporation’s (BEC) immediate future.

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ANALYSIS: New Providence hit by Matthew's dangerous eyewall right side

WITH top sustained winds of 140mph, Hurricane Matthew is once again an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.

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Walkabout won't solve the mess

How we solve our problems is a pretence of questionable sense – get five – six ASPs from the police together and do a walk-a-bout downtown, if that reassures anyone - gather four-five ASPs do a walk-about and all is resolved like drinking down Alka Seltzer!

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Mighty Matthew threatens heavy rains, high winds, huge surf and devastating storm surge

Mighty Hurricane Matthew has shrugged off its encounter with a landfall on the southwestern tip of Haiti between 7am and 9am on Tuesday morning, and remains an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm with 140mph winds as it plows north at about 9mph over the eastern tip of Cuba. Now Matthew is set to carve a destructive swath across The Bahamas.

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Bahamas-registered domain in $7.5m deal

LONDON-based domian name seller, CentralNic, announced yesterday that it has acquired Bahamian-registered domain name retailer Internet.BS as it moves to enter markets in the Caribbean an Africa.
 CentralNic will reportedly pay a maximum of $7.5 million for the Bahamas registered business, of which $5.2 million will be paid upfront, comprising $2.7 million in cash with the rest to be satisfied through the issue of CentralNic shares.

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Bahamas Roadmasters Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon/ 10k set for November 20-21

WHILE they wait on the restrictions to be lifted for mass gatherings at public outings, Bahamas Roadmasters is encouraging persons to come out and participate in their Cancer Treatment of America Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon and 10 Kilometre race.

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ANALYSIS: Matthew's shrieking winds hit the Bahamas

WEDNESDAY night was a very stormy night across the heart of the Bahamas as Hurricane Matthew churned through the centre of the archipelago.

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Granville O'Brien Sr

Mr. Granville O'Brien Sr. age 85 yrs A Resident of Hampden Road Stapledon Gardens died at PMH 3rd January 2019 He is survrived by his Wife: Sylvia, 4 Sons: Rodney, Collin, Granville Jr., and Winston Paul O'Brien, 3 Daughters: Rosalind ...

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Bowling teams all set for the big lanes

OVER the next few weeks, bowling will be in the spotlight for the Bahamas with the island nation preparing for three teams to compete internationally. The first team, according to federation public relations officer Clayton Gardiner, begins their ‘a

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Power cuts hit radio stations

RADIO 100 JAMZ and Joy 101.9 went off the air early Thursday morning after a series of power cuts affected the antenna and transmission systems. Engineers were working all day yesterday and late into the night to repair the antenna and restore transmission as quickly as possible.

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Grand Bahama man, 43, dies after Man-O-War Circle stabbing

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 43-year-old man in the Man-O-War Circle area of Freeport on Tuesday night.

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Rev. Vernice Maria O'Brien

Rev. Vernice Maria O'Brien age 79 years of Newbold Street and formerly of Mangrove Cay Andros. She is survived by her Children: Standley and Arthur Butler, Almamae Gardiner, Pandora Wallace, Catherine Gibson, Sandra Cooper, Pamela Allan, Patricia and Makella Stubbs; ...

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Commonwealth Games baton on 388-day journey around world

ON Tuesday, the Queen sent the Commonwealth Games baton on a 388-day journey around the globe.Rich in its tradition, The Queen’s Baton Relay has great significance to the Commonwealth Games as it symbolises the calling on the Commonwealth to come tog

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Govt issues new Family Island Emergency Order provisions

The Office of the Prime Minister advises the following measures will begin Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 5 a.m. for Grand Bahama, Andros, Crooked Island, Acklins, Eleuthera, Cat Island, Exuma, Bimini, the Berry Islands, Mayaguana, Inagua and Abaco.

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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