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Survivors recount abuse hell

DAVINA Smith was only 13 years old when she conceived a child by her molester.

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Bahamas Humane Society is inundated with puppies and kittens

BAHAMAS Humane Society is appealing for donations and assistance after a number of unwanted animals were surrendered to the shelter in a matter of days.

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Building destroyed at International Bazaar

A dilapidated commercial building was gutted and destroyed following a massive fire at the International Bazaar early yesterday morning.

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FRONT PORCH: Islands in the cauldron of climate change

IN the closing days of August 2030, the ninth month of the year, a peak period for Atlantic hurricanes, the country nervously watched a gathering storm. It began as an unreported weather phenomenon off West Africa, travelling westerly and eventually funnelled toward The Bahamas as a tropical storm.

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Burrows and Tigers get wins over Woodswide and Capers, Gibson and Huskies open season victorious

THE 2021-22 Atlantic University Sport men’s basketball season tipped off on October 29 and several Bahamians were active for their respective programmes in opening weekend double headers.

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Prayers for the FNM

My dear Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, I am thanking you for another day in my right mind, health, and the wisdom, understanding, faith, patience, courage and the determination to keep You foremost in my mind, heart and soul.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Speaker Deveaux raises eyebrows in the House

IMAGINE living in a time when you have to be careful about the air you breathe because a deadly virus is in the air. Now because this same virus has led to a pandemic that has also wrecked your country’s economy, imagine having to worry about your job, having enough money to feed your family, and the education of your children.

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Man accused of burglary and indecent assault

A 50-year-old man accused of burglary and indecent assault was yesterday denied bail.

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20,000 vaccinated in Grand Bahama

ABOUT 20,000 persons today are fully vaccinated in Grand Bahama, but there is a concern over the significant drop-off in COVID-19 vaccinations recently on the island.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: It’s not what you say... but how you say it!!

THIS week has been hard for Bahamians. Ever since news broke late last Friday that a beautiful, young baby girl affectionately known as ‘Bella’ lost her life, there’s been a pall cast over the nation.

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EDITORIAL: Potcake issue is no joke

Today’s front page picture has a light-hearted headline but the story it relates to is no joke.

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NCAA Division I baseball: Catcher Bell signs with Tigers

LAHIEM Bell is headed to NCAA Division I baseball.

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Minister says he has seen nothing regarding Bella Walker’s death to suggest sexual abuse

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe said he has seen nothing regarding D’Onya Bella Walker’s death that suggests sexual abuse.

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PLEASE, GOD NEVER AGAIN – Bella’s death sparks calls for greater child protection measures

PEOPLE living near the major subdivision apartment where four-year-old Bella Walker lived with relatives alleged she was living in a volatile environment, marked by constant fighting between adults in the home.

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Pestco workers unhappy at lack of severance pay

ABOUT ten disgruntled employees at Pestco Maintenance & Supply Co Ltd and Verified Services Bahamas have not received their severance pay more than a year after the establishments closed.

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T20 Cricket World Cup qualifying: Bahamas ends up in 5th place

THE Bahamas finished in fifth place with a 2-4 record at the International Cricket Council’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifying event in Antigua and Barbuda.

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Ministry aiming to procure medications for COVID-19 treatment by end of the year

THE Ministry of Health and Wellness has set an end of year timeline to procure medications not currently in The Bahamas to treat people sick with the coronavirus.

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Family despair at ‘senseless’ killing

A FAMILY is devastated by the “senseless” killing of 43-year-old Charles Taylor, who, they say, was an innocent bystander shot at the Platinum Sporting and Hookah Lounge at Eight Mile Rock last Tuesday.

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INSIGHT: Time we got real and ended the stigma of mental illness

Although the Ministry of Health has tried very hard to lessen the stigma of mental illness, health professionals admit there is a whole lot more to be done to assist those suffering from mental disorders.

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Govt relaunches plans for training on Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama Minister Ginger Moxey says the government has relaunched plans to facilitate training to increase the employment of certified Bahamians at the Grand Bahama Shipyard.