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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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PM opens Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship

THE Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championship opened yesterday with four national Division I women’s programmes in action on day one.

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Journalist claims sister’s death was due to negligence

SHENIQUE Miller, host of Beyond The Headlines, has criticised the care her sister received at Princess Margaret Hospital, alleging “negligence” was to blame for Swanson Miller’s death.

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Mitchell and his propaganda

Please allow me space in your column to express my views on a story that appeared in your Tuesday, November 23, 2021, edition under the headline, “Mitchell says Minnis should go quietly”.

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Miller-Uibo, Gardiner named Senior Athletes of the Year

A weekend of celebration highlighting National Sports Heritage month was aimed at bridging the gap between generations, honouring the country’s local sporting heroes both past and present.

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Pintard alarm at Urban Renewal ‘abuse’

MARCO City MP Michael Pintard said he is concerned by reports that employees of Urban Renewal have been verbally abused and intimidated at the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Renewal.

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Loretta - PLP now the party for me

LORETTA Butler-Turner, the Davis administration’s newly appointed consultant to the Small Business Development Centre, said she is now aligned with the Progressive Liberal Party, shifting further away from the Free National Movement which she once led in the House of Assembly.

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FACE TO FACE: A fighter from her first breath Diamond strives to succeed

THE new year tends to bring high hopes and new possibilities, not only for the months ahead but for life in general. For Crystal Moss-Rolle, it was 2001, the new year had just rolled in and she was filled with anticipation for the birth of a baby girl.

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Union’s fury as BPL deal stalls

AN industrial agreement for Bahamas Power and Light Company workers thought to be a done deal before the September general election is now being questioned due to a challenge by the Registrar of Trade Unions.

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Poor service by the banks

I'm young enough to remember the bank's advertising how “friendly” they were and they tried hard to improve and encourage customer relations –you know get to know your Bank manager and staff of your “friendlier than friendly Bank”..... all gone like dinosaurs.

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Suspect is accused of possession of pistol

A COURT was told a police officer discovered a loaded gun under an abandoned vehicle behind which a suspect was hiding in an attempt to evade arrest.

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Man who stole alcohol to be sentenced next week

A MAN who was caught on a local liquor store’s surveillance video stashing two bottles of alcohol into his pants’ pockets will be sentenced on Monday.

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‘Flabbergasted’ by cruise giant’s deal

The Bahamian entrepreneur with a rival claim to Paradise Island crown land sought by Royal Caribbean yesterday said he was “totally flabbergasted” by the lease terms granted to the cruise giant.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: Land lease is a circus but no one’s laughing

THE greatest showman who ever lived, PT Barnum, gifted the world with this hard truth; “There’s a sucker born every minute.”

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$100M ARREARS PUT BPL IN ‘DIRE STRAITS’: Company finances hit as customers continue to leave bills unsettled

BAHAMAS Power & Light CEO Whitney Heastie revealed yesterday more than $100m in unpaid bills is owed to the company which is in “dire straits financially.”

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Grand Lucayan conclusion ‘soon’

OFFICIALS are hoping to soon bring a conclusion to the Grand Lucayan deal, according to Tourism, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper yesterday.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: The Atlantis lesson on xenophobia

SOMEONE I highly respect reminded me recently of the reaction Bahamians had when we heard a hotel magnate from South Africa, a man known to throw lavish parties aboard a private jet and enrich himself in a land of apartheid, had purchased much of Paradise Island. Bahamians were enraged, apoplectic.

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Wage move ‘soon’

A REASONABLE “workable” wage for Bahamian workers is “coming very soon”, according to Immigration and Labour Minister Keith Bell.

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Epic matchup in Battle 4 Atlantis

The inaugural Bad Boy Mowers’ Battle 4 Atlantis Women’s Tournament will conclude with an epic matchup between the top two teams in all of college basketball.

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Sandals ramping up for January 27 reopening

SANDALS Royal Bahamian Resort is ramping up preparations for its reopening on January 27.

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