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Discussions ongoing between NIB and managers union

DISCUSSIONS remain fluid between National Insurance Board officials and the Public Managers Union, according to Myles Laroda.

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Three senior staffers at Office of the Prime Minister have COVID-19

THREE senior staffers at the Office of the Prime Minister have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Davis says Minnis lacked confidence to travel as PM

PRIME Minister Philip Davis yesterday chided his predecessor at Parliament saying the Killarney MP did not travel on the country’s behalf because he could not speak to people and lacked the self confidence to appeal to world leaders.

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Home repairs scheme launched in Grand Bahama

THE home repairs programme was officially launched in Grand Bahama on Wednesday by State Social Services and Urban Development Minister Lisa Rahming.

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First step to $200m port

OFFICIALS broke ground in East Grand Bahama for construction of the $200m Carnival Cruise Port that is expected to open in 2024, creating 1,000 permanent jobs for Bahamians.

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Back with a win as Isaacs Jr rejoins New Jersey Jackals

TODD Isaacs Jr returned to the New Jersey Jackals for his second season with the club in the Frontier League and helped the team to a series opening win to begin their 25th campaign as a franchise.

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Bahamians in action over the weekend

HURDLERS Jahmaal Wilson and Denisha Cartwright took the spotlight s they led an array of Bahamians in action over the weekend in their various season-ending championship or conference championships collegiate track and field meets over the weekend throughout the United States of America.

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Celebrating nurses after battling the pandemic

GRAND Bahama nurses were praised for their resilience and contributions to global health in the last three years during the official opening of Nurses Month in Freeport on Monday.

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Permission to strike - but union may not use it

A STRIKE certificate has been approved for the Public Managers Union to take industrial action against the National Insurance Board.

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Canadian Olympic champions bring expertise to Lake Cunningham Classic

CANADIAN Olympic champions Rob Gibson and Andrea Proske have decided to bring their coaching expertise to the Bahamas at the Windsor High School and the Nassau Rowing Club.

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Bahamas All Pro Celebrity Weekend all set

THE local football community will join with several National Football League personalities for a weekend of football and fellowship.

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FRONT PORCH: The dangers and conceits of Christian nationalism

“GUN ownership is a more important right than voting. Voting is not really a human right at all but a privilege that should be reserved for those who are qualified to do it properly. It should be easier to buy a gun than vote.” – Christian right commentator Matt Walsh

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Two accused in cases of causing harm

TWO men were granted bail after being charged in Magistrate Court’s yesterday on separate charges of causing harm.

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Island officials wary of impact of resort tragedy

AFTER three American tourists were found dead at a local resort on Exuma over the weekend, the island’s administrator said officials are remaining hopeful that the unfortunate incident will not negatively impact the island’s economic recovery.

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Passenger who landed plane says ‘hand of God’ was with him

A MAN with no flying experience, who kept his cool on board a small plane that took off from The Bahamas, says “the hand of God” was with him after the pilot collapsed at the controls.

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$636,000 budget for Royal visit

THE government earmarked $636,194 to honour all expenses associated with their Royal Highnesses‘ visit to The Bahamas in March. However, as of Monday, May 16, approximately 96 percent or $625,186 of the money has been paid out.

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Bastian picks Titans to continue in Division I

LATHANIEL Bastian’s academic and athletic journey will continue at the Division I level.

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‘We are happy to say that softball is back’

DESPITE not having the proper size field to play on, the Bahamas Government Departmental Softball Association kicked off its 2022 season over the weekend.

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CDC raises COVID risk rating to level three

TOURISM, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper said he doesn’t expect the nation’s tourism product to be seriously affected after the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention raised the country’s COVID-19 travel risk rating to level three due to increasing virus cases.

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Top athletes in Fast Track’s inaugural Spring Fling Invitational

SOME of the country’s top junior and senior athletes will be in Grand Bahama competing in the Fast Track Athletics’ inaugural Spring Fling Invitational this weekend.