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Are private pension funds sustainable?

As the debates had been about the lack of funds for Bahamians at the National Insurance Board and it is obvious it will run out because the lack of businesses paying employees funds at the National Insurance Board.

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Disaster looming for FNM?

The Nassau Guardian’s front page article about police investigators wanting a discussion with Free National Movement (FNM) MP Adrian Gibson is just one more development in an ongoing saga that hasn’t received as much attention from the mainstream media as one would think it should.

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Men’s national basketball team players take spotlight

POSTSEASON basketball continues for several Bahamian senior men’s national team players in their respective leagues throughout Europe and South America.

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GBPA launches $1M road works project in Freeport

A $1M road works project is being undertaken by the Grand Bahama Port Authority Limited as part of an initiative to resurface roadways in Freeport.

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Mixed fortunes for Bahamian pro basketball players in Europe and South America

This week produced varying results for Bahamian pro basketball players as their postseason runs continued in their respective leagues throughout Europe and South America.

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Armando Moss qualifies for triathlon ahead of the Commonwealth Games

A RAINY weekend in New Providence held up just long enough for the Bahamas Triathlon Association to crown new champions in the return of its National Championships which served as both a CARIFTA and Commonwealth Games qualifier.

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It’s Mangrove Mania - in bid to save forests

ANN Marie Davis, wife of Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis, rang the bell to kick-off Mangrove Mania, the first-ever competition aimed at restoring Grand Bahama’s mangrove forests that were severely affected by Hurricane Dorian.

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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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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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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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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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Mako Swim Club wins Alpha Aquatic Spring Invite

THE Mako Swim Club carted off the overall title in the Alpha Aquatic Spring Invitational held at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex over the weekend.

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Teachers: Use wisdom over shutting schools

THE Bahamas Union of Teachers is “closely monitoring” the spread of COVID-19 in public schools, its president Belinda Wilson urging the Ministry of Education to “utilise wisdom” as examinations get underway.

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EXUMA DEATHS: CALL FOR AUTOPSY IN U.S. – Findings still not released over tourist fatalities at Sandals

FAMILY members of the three American tourists who were found dead at Sandals Emerald Bay resort in Exuma earlier this month want US pathologists to perform another autopsy on the victims, Health Minister Dr Michael Darville revealed yesterday.

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Alarm over Sweeting’s Cay healthcare

KWASI Thompson, MP for East Grand Bahama, has again called for government to address the pressing issue concerning the lack of medical professionals on Sweeting’s Cay.

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Vendors hopeful after sale of Grand Lucayan Resort

MANY vendors at the Port Lucaya Marketplace are optimistic about the sale of the Grand Lucayan hotel alongside the new mega cruise port venture, which are expected to revive Grand Bahama’s ailing economy.

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Windsor High School rowing team takes title

THE collaboration between the Nassau Rowing Club and the Windsor High School Rowing Team, both coached by Canadian Olympic champions, produced a competitive inaugural Lake Cunningham Classic on Saturday on Lake Cunningham.

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$10M IN FUNDING ‘VANISHED’: Prime Minister claims NGOs have not submitted accounts

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said two non-governmental organisations have not submitted records to give an account of the combined more than $10m they received from the former Minnis administration under its national food programme.

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