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Govt reverses previous administration's stance on Venezuela's Maduro regime

In light of three countries being excluded from the upcoming Summit of the Americas, Foreign Affairs and Public Service Minister Fred Mitchell has announced that the government is reversing the previous administration's position on Venezuela and is now supporting Nicholas Maduro's regime.

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Nassau does not need local govt

The Progressive Liberal Party government's plan to introduce local government in Nassau will add another unnecessary layer of bureaucracy in the capital, which is where the central government is headquartered. The prime minister resides in Nassau. In fact, every prime minister dating back to Sir Roland Symonette lived in Nassau. To the best of my knowledge, each of Nassau's 24 MPs resides in New Providence, where the House of Assembly and the Senate are located.

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Protect our sovereignty

I write to you as a concerned Bahamian citizen, urging The Bahamas Government to oppose the proposed amendments to the World Health Organisation's International Health Regulations, which would effectively cede the Bahamas' sovereignty to a globalist organisation seeking the power to control free nations' response to future health crises.

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'TREASURE SHARE MUST FAVOUR US': Govt seeks to secure ‘majority’ of riches found by explorers

A multi-million underwater explorer yesterday said it will cease treasure salvaging in Bahamian waters immediately if the Government's plans to take a "majority" share of the financial rewards prove unworkable.

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18 Bahamians named in Queen's Birthday Honours

Eighteen Bahamians have been named in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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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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Man found guilty of stealing parts

A MAN was found guilty by a magistrate yesterday of stealing $1,800 worth of car parts from a woman's car and also causing $200 damage to the same vehicle.

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06202022 HOME BUYER'S GUIDE

Monday, 20th June, 2022.

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State minister says public services union ‘ungrateful’

STATE Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle has branded recent comments from the Bahamas Public Services Union as “ungrateful”, while denying claims the government is stalling on labour issues.

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PM: Property tax arrears at $800m

The Prime Minister yesterday revealed that real property tax arrears now total $800m as he pointed to the Government's plan to allocate all past due revenues to paying off the national debt when collected.

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Ferguson sets sights on Labour Day parade return

OBIE Ferguson, Trade Union Congress president, announced yesterday his organisation's intention to resume their annual Labour Day parade after the previous two attempts were cancelled due to COVID-19 safety concerns.

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'Economic dignity': Container Port slashes casuals to 24%

The Prime Minister yesterday said the Government's drive for "economic dignity" had resulted in Freeport Container Port reducing the number of "casual" employees in its workforce to 24 percent.

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