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Officer’s security concerns

(Mr Falcon Clarke, an officer of the Department of Corrections, says he sent the following letter “first to the Commissioner then to Minister Marvin Dames. Nothing has been done therefore I am now sending it to the news media”).

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Budgeting to face future challenges

* In the second of a four-part series, Hubert Edwards argues that the Government had limited options with the 2021-2022 Budget due to a paucity of resources

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Thomas joins Roc Nation Sports roster

TAHNAJ Thomas became the second Bahamian baseball prospect to sign with one of the fastest rising sports agencies in America.

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IAN FERGUSON: Bridging generational workforce gaps

OUR world seems to have regressed when it comes to respect and acceptance of those who are different.

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Cruise ships showing interest in Grand Bahama sailings

GRAND Bahama tourism chief Steven Johnson promises that “better days are ahead” for the island, revealing that cruise ships are now beginning to express interests in sailing here.

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Learning made fun with Rosheeda Rolle

Rosheeda Rolle is a firm believer that learning should be fun; it should be engaging for the students and allow them to be creative.

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Challenge to the two-party system

Last week we celebrated the 54th anniversary of Majority Rule – the day we pay homage to the pioneers of our modern democracy. Whether you stayed safe at home, took a day in at the beach or exercised your constitutional right to protest, we must never forget the day’s importance. I would like us to reflect on three significant submissions contrary to the notion that The Bahamas is a two-party political nation.

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IAN FERGUSON: Stopping politics getting out of hand in workplace

As the US remains embroiled in election turmoil, the topic of politics in the workplace again surfaces. How vocal should employees be on topics of religion, sexual orientation and political persuasion? With the start of our Bahamian political season looming, how employees talk about their party of choice and opposing political views matters. We all know how distracting political aggression and banter can be in the workspace. Efforts to minimise this confusion, while not thwarting free speech, are the great balancing act that corporate leaders must achieve.

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Virtual classes now all online

EDUCATION Minister Jeffrey Lloyd says the ministry’s Learning Management System (LMS) is now fully operational after thousands of public school students experienced problems trying to log on this week.

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Ms Kelly should retract

Catherine Kelly, in a recent column, obviously thought she was dispensing good natured business advice that would help us during the pandemic-forced shut-down of our tourism economy.

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To make wise decisions, we need the facts

COVID-19 started in December 2019; possibly earlier. In order to contain the virus, The Bahamas and countries around the world went into lockdown. We were asked to be patient and told the lockdown would not last long.

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BPL delinquencies may force further govt help

The government may be forced into giving Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) a further bail-out if too few of its 16,000 delinquent customers pay-off their arrears, a Cabinet minister warned yesterday.

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Many great memories of Edna Lowe

The passing of Edna Lenora Lowe (according to Death Notice published May 21, 2020) at age 94 years marks the end of an era in the history of the Registrar General’s Department, where she was the last survivor of what was referred to in the old days as “the Lily White Registry”.

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Couple admit posting video of naked woman

A MAN and woman were charged in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after posting a nude video of the man’s ex-girlfriend on his Whatsapp status last month.

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Realtors: 'No brainer' over sector restart

Re-opening the real estate sector to allow property viewings should be “a no brainer” given its economic importance, the Bahamas Real Estate Association’s (BREA) president argued yesterday. Christine Wallace-Whitfield said she and other BREA directo

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Shoppers flock to stores as shutdown bites

RESIDENTS in New Providence flocked to grocery stores yesterday shortly after Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced the five-day lockdown.

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Consumers face 'all out war' to restock

Food retailers yesterday said Bahamians are “abiding” by the government’s new shopping list protocol even though the upcoming five-day lockdown means many face “an all-out war” to restock. Bradley Rolle, Centreville Food Market’s general manager, to

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‘Lockdown directive left us in chaos'

Super Value's principal yesterday said inadequate warning of the weekend lockdown caused late Friday "chaos" at food stores with police officers even threatening to shoot unless persons went home.

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Alphabet soup! Families given shopping day rota

THE Office of the Prime Minister has announced that starting today, a food shopping schedule will come into effect for the entire country.

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Food shopping schedule announced

The Office of the Prime Minister has announced that starting tomorrow, Monday 6 April, until further notice, the following food shopping schedule comes into effect for the entire Bahamas.

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