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Bahamas ‘riding the bet’ over tourism demand

The Bahamas is “riding the bet” that pent-up tourism demand will offset a slowing US and global economy, a financial provider said yesterday, while warning: “That may not last for long.”

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‘No need to fear’ over Scotiabank-NUA deal

Bahamas First’s top executive yesterday dismissed concerns over its wholly-owned agency’s tie-up with Scotiabank, saying: “The market doesn’t need to fear there’ll be unfair competition.”

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Marlins push undefeated record to 2-0 in New Providence Softball Association

WHILE the Mystic Marlins stayed undefeated, the C&S Hitmen rebounded to get their first victory as the New Providence Softball Association action continued on Saturday night in the Bankers Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo on 400m event: ‘I’m putting it to rest’

EUGENE, Oregon (AP) — Shaunae Miller-Uibo ran away with the 400-metre title at world championships. Now, she may be walking away from the one-lap event for good.

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LinkedIn gives VAT alert to Bahamians

Bahamians have been alerted that LinkedIn, the professional networking app, has become the latest digital economy app to impose 10 percent VAT with effect from July 21, 2022.

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Shaunae Miller-Uibo wins gold

Scenes from Shaunae Miller-Uibo's gold medal-winning race in the women's 400m at the World Championships ...

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Old Navy Base cove closed till August as clean up continues

THE Old Navy Base cove in Exuma will remain closed until August 10 as workers clean up the remaining diesel from the water and prepare to remove sand for further testing.

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Ministry aims to establish programmes for youth at risk

After two recent murders within 24 hours, National Security Minister Wayne Munroe said his ministry is seeking to establish programnes to target youth at risk.

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Man charged with possession of firearm, ammunition

A MAN was granted $7,000 bail in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday on firearm and ammunition charges.

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Monkeypox

According to the Centre’s for Disease Control and Prevention, monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus, and is related to the variola virus that causes smallpox.

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Survey of labour force due to begin next month

THE country’s labour force survey is set to begin next month, according to labour director Robert Farquharson.

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Warning issued as lobster season begins

MARINE Resources Acting Director Gregory Bethel says officials continue to be faced with some “unscrupulous” people who do not follow protocols when it comes to lobster season.

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Cooper concedes action to have negative impact

DEPUTY Prime Minister Chester Cooper says it is likely Monday’s industrial action by airport employees will have a “significant” impact on the country’s economy due to the number of tourists who missed their flights.

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DELAYED: Majority of striking airport staff fail to report for work despite ‘illegal’ court ruling

AN estimated 80 percent of airport workers in New Providence who engaged in a lightning strike on Monday did not return to work yesterday, despite a recent court ruling ordering them to report for duty.

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Banking fees modern day piracy

I am writing today as a concerned citizen and a resident of the Spring City domes. I was reading an online an article published on July 8th, which was speaking of the Minister trying to have the domes demolished by August!