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Two accused in separate cases of theft

TWO men were arraigned yesterday on separate stealing charges.

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Relief packages for bus drivers ‘sorted this week’

TRANSPORT and Housing Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis says she is hoping relief packages for bus drivers will be sorted out this week.

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Bahamas to host Caribbean heads of govt meeting

THE Bahamas will host Caribbean Heads of Government at the Baha Mar resort later this month, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis announced yesterday.

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Team Bahamas 6th overall in Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships

THE Bahamas concluded the 65th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships with a sixth place finish in the standings for both the George Teale Trophy and the Hoerman Cup.

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PREVENTION OR PROSECUTION?: PM says priority must be tackling causes of crime not just catching criminals

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis has described as “alarming” this year’s current rise in cases of murder.

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As murder toll hits 85, police aim to stop year’s total exceeding 100

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander is of the view that there is room to “finish the year strong” in the country not surpassing 100 murders this year, while the murder count stands at 85 with four more months in 2022.

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ART OF GRAPHIX: How effective are social media ads?

Social Media advertising is a paid advertising method that uses ads directly served to the target audience through its platforms. These ads come in various formats such as video ads, image ads, carousel, etc. Nonetheless the most popular social media platforms in are Facebook, Youtube, WhatsApp, and Instagram and they also has the highest number of monthly active users (MAUs).

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School repairs to meet deadline

THE Ministry of Education is moving full steam ahead with plans to revamp and redevelop public schools, according to Education Minister Glenys Hanna Martin. The minister said yesterday at least two schools - including Government High - were in “deplorable condition”.

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Two questioned over latest shooting death

POLICE are questioning two men in their early twenties in connection with a shooting death on Saturday.

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Celebrating Fox Hill Day

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis, several government ministers and members of the Official Opposition visited Fox Hill Baptist churches that yesterday held ecumenical services to commemorate this year’s Fox Hill Day celebrations.

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Gold medal glory for Nairn, disappointment for Kendrick Thompson

BIRMINGHAM, England — In sports in general, there’s the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Team Bahamas experienced both ends of the spectrum over the weekend at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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NACAC champs in Grand Bahama to attract over 400 athletes

COMING on the heels of the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon three weeks ago and the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, the focus now switches to the North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships in the Bahamas.

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Ministry responds to Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation

THE Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s inability to travel to regional competition has been a much debated topic of discussion recently and the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture sought to clarify the issues.

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Davis insists: I’ve kept my promises

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis insists his administration is living up to promises it made to nurses and teachers despite the opposition’s claim that the government has failed to adequately address their concerns.

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Bahamas Educators, Counselors and Allied Workers Union signs 'historic' industrial agreement

THE Bahamas Educators, Counselors and Allied Workers Union signed an industrial agreement with the government on Friday.

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Govt considering reducing fuel taxes for gas retailers

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis says the government is considering reducing fuel taxes for gas retailers with a view to bringing relief to struggling Bahamians.

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Keyshawn Strachan secures bronze in javelin at U20 Worlds

THE Bahamas finished the 2022 World Athletics U20 Championships in a five-way tie for 18th place as the event concluded last weekend at the Pascual Guerrero Olympic Stadium in Cali, Colombia.

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‘Dorian announcement may have been taken out of context’

IN the wake of backlash over plans for a week-long Hurricane Dorian memorial, Prime Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis says he believes announcements about the planned events may have been taken out of context.

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Teen in court over gun charge

A MAN was granted $7,000 bail yesterday for alleged firearm and ammunition possession.

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Negotiator: Talks with BUT ‘99.9% complete’

A SENIOR negotiator for the government says talks are 99.9 percent complete regarding contractual articles with the Bahamas Union of Teachers.