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Grand Bahama Minister Ginger Moxey releases statement on Potential Tropical Cyclone One

Minister for Grand Bahama Ginger Moxey released a statement on Potential Tropical Cyclone One on Saturday night, saying the public is advised to remain indoors and to remain vigilant:

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Potential Tropical Cyclone One – Friday early evening update

From The Bahamas Department of Meteorology:

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Eight Mile Rock hosts Randol Fawkes Labour Day March

Despite overcast skies, marchers turned out in force for the Randol Fawkes Labour Day March which started at Seagrape, Eight Mile Rock, at 8am on Friday and concluded at the St Stephen's Anglican Church grounds where various trade union representatives spoke.

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Waterspout forms next to Paradise Island Bridge

This video shows the moment a waterspout appeared at the Paradise Island Bridge on Thursday afternoon.

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BUDGET: ‘We’re going in right direction’

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis yesterday predicted additional revenue growth for The Bahamas, adding that $2.8bn is projected in total revenue for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Sunk by record rainfall

THERE was a record 12.37 inches of rainfall on Saturday as the western part of New Providence experienced serious flooding sparked by torrential downpour.

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TEACHER FEARS AS PRINCIPAL ATTACKED: Head of LW Young struck on head during altercation

BAHAMAS Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson said the safety of teachers at public schools in the country continues to be a concern, insisting teachers everyday witness violence on campuses and at times have suffered physical harm.

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Tragedy in Exuma rings alarm bells

What a tumultuous past two days at my travel agencies in New Jersey with the sad news of the deaths at Sandals Resort in Exuma. It has been difficult enough to get bookings for your country in the past two years. Clients come into our agencies, many having alluring feelings about a trip to the Bahamas. In the past forty years until 2020 we could get instant bookings and travellers would be on their way.

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Thomas a top reliever, Murray and Saunders produce at plate

TAHNAJ Thomas has excelled in his role as a reliever in AA baseball, while Warren Saunders and BJ Murray overcame slow starts to the season to produce recent productive streaks at the plate for their respective clubs.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: What it takes to breathe new life into historic Nassau

PARTS of this column first appeared nearly five years ago. Sadly, it remains all too relevant. The Tribune has agreed to re-run it today at my request in light of the Davis administration’s commitment to rescuing and resuscitating the historic city of Nassau.

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Empowering youngsters

STUDENTS of the L W Young Boys and Girls Empowerment Club participated in a one-day seminar at the Fox Hill Community Centre on Friday.

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Mitchell: US crime warning has not affected tourism product

AFTER the US Embassy in Nassau issued a recent security alert for Americans in The Bahamas, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said it has not affected the tourism product. However, he said, the Bahamas government is working to get on top of the crime issue.

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Tigers’ run ends in semifinal

The Bahamian connection for the Benedict College Tigers men’s volleyball team had their run in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship tournament end in the semifinals.

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Travel rules

Your Tourism and Hotel Association officials are hailing the decision of the American Government to upgrade the travel advisory for travel to The Bahamas. They say that now conferences and conventions will return. The Americans have done their part. Now we await your Government abolishing all the ridiculously difficult entry rules to make that happen.

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FRONT PORCH: National Development: Majority Rule, Independence, Republican Status

DURING the 1962 general election there was mass propaganda circulated by the United Bahamian Party (UBP) and parroted by others, including many black Bahamians, of the supposed innate inferiority of black people.

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ART OF GRAPHIX: Overcoming adversity is the entrepreneur's role

Setbacks in business can provide lessons that generate long-term rewards in the future. We must accept that adversity happens to everyone at some point in life. Overcoming challenges is critical on the path to success, so dealing with them in a healthy manner is really important for entrepreneurs. Always remember that it is possible to bounce back from failure, and get back on track in no time, than to remain mired in misfortune. An entrepreneur is not defined by the number of times he or she fails, but what they learnt from those mistakes.

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GB airport first in line for public private deal

THE government has officially launched phase one of the public private partnership to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain several airports throughout The Bahamas.

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STATESIDE: Threat to standing of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

AS you drive south toward Florida on I-95 just beyond Savannah, there’s a historical marker announcing that near the next exit is the tiny hamlet of Pin Point, Georgia.

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New group aims to support women

A NEW NGO focused on community outreach and empowerment commemorated its first Women’s History Month by celebrating each other, engaging in community outreach, and making a commitment to foster a culture of “women supporting women”.