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Mother-of-six in brutal stabbing

A MOTHER of six, believed to be of Bahamian descent, was viciously stabbed to death on Saturday in West Philadelphia.

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‘Inflation - need to get real on what can be done’

A TOP financial expert believes a candid conversation needs to be had between the government and Bahamians about the country’s finances, noting there appears to be an unrealistic expectation of what the state can do about inflation.

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Woman accused of neglect in pond tragedy

A WOMAN was granted bail by a Magistrate’s Court yesterday for alleged negligence in the drowning of an 11-year-old boy who was in her care.

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Dome families to receive cash help

THE government will be providing monetary assistance to Abaco dome dwellers to assist with their relocation to permanent homes, according to Disaster Reconstruction Authority executive chairman Alex Storr.

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WE’RE GOING GREEN: Govt initiative launched to create 500 backyard farms and cut food bills

THE AGRICULTURAL Development Organisation (ADO) in partnership with The Church Commercial Farming Group (TCCFG) yesterday launched a programme to support backyard, community and church farming.

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BPL Skyguard Severe Weather Alert 8th August: Freeport

STARTS: 08/08/2022 9:30 PM EDT EXPIRES: 08/08/2022 11:00 PM EDT

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WORLD VIEW: Has CARICOM reached its limits of regional integration?

In the first part of this commentary - published last week - the conclusion was reached that the great ideals, set out in the 1973 Treaty of Chaguaramas (the CARICOM Treaty) and its revision in 2001, remain unfulfilled. But does this reality mean that, as the CARICOM project reaches its 50th anniversary next July, it has reached the limits of regional integration?

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INSIGHT: The world expects major countries such as China and the US to work together

The visit by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi to China’s Taiwan region on August 2 has triggered outrage across China. For one thing, by allowing such a visit to go ahead, the US has openly broken its own commitment under the three China-US joint communiqués not to develop official relations with Taiwan.

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THE KDK REPORT: Centre stage

Every human being, at some point or another, is called to the spotlight. In that moment you finally feel noticed and, in the best of circumstances, appreciated publicly for either your talent or physical attributes. This is the moment when stars are born. The very best of us excel during those moments and, from then on, spend a lifetime living beneath the intense glare that’s demanded by being at the centre of the stage.

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INSIGHT: Where is the transparency that we were promised?

THERE are few things more frustrating in politics than promises that are never delivered.

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Opposition ‘not provided details’ of Dorian memorial events

THE Official Opposition has pushed back against claims that it supported a week-long event to observe the anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Dorian, insisting it was “inaccurate”.

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Cyclists Neely and Sawyer ‘dropped off 100-mile course’

BIRMINGHAM, England — Neither Lorin Sawyer nor Felix Neely lasted past the second round of the men’s road race yesterday at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. They both were dropped off the 100-mile course in Warrick after they were behind the 10-minute mark behind the peloton.

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What’s it all worth? We still don’t know

The curator of the new Bahamas Maritime Museum says the government - through the Antiquities Monuments & Museums Corporation (AMMC) - have their portion of Spanish treasure found off the coast of Grand Bahama.

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Tripartite to provide aquaponics training on Abaco

A Tripartite agricultural partnership led by the Volcani International Partnership (VIP) is providing training in aquaponics on Abaco for food sustainability for the entire country says its programme director.

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Non-profit ‘tired of the run around’ from local commercial banks

The Governor of the Central Bank said there is a “minimum standard” for financial institutions for issuing bank accounts for non-profit organisations.

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BCCEC Business breakfasts are back

After a two-year hiatus, Bahamas Chamber of Commerce & Employers Confederation will relaunch the ‘Power Breakfast’ series.

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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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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.

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Two men suspected of stealing laptops

POLICE are hunting two men suspected stealing $21,000 worth of laptops.

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Crisis - what crisis?

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Who is talking about a crisis and recession? In the US, inflation was last at 9.1 percent, economic output shrank in the first half of the year - but the labour market is booming. Even experts are surprised.

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