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FACE TO FACE: Making a world of difference for people with disabilities

PEOPLE living with disabilities are no different from any other kind of human being; all are deserving of the same level of respect and consideration, so that human rights are truly guaranteed to all.

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WORLD VIEW – Climate Change Realities at COP28: A Critical Assessment

THE upcoming Climate Change meeting in Dubai – COP28 – is enveloped in hype, yet expectations of transformational change are misplaced.

Abaco Cay warns PM BPL woe ‘unbearable’

Residents of an Abaco cay have warned the Prime Minister that “unbearable” electricity woes have become “a significant deterrent” to tourism and are driving second homeowners to invest elsewhere.

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Legal dispute erupts on $1.3m Post Office deal

A fledging Bahamian company that won a $1.323m bid to digitise the Post Office’s services has launched legal action over allegations it has been prevented from fulfilling the contract award.

$110m marina project in ‘accelerating’ sales

A $110m southern New Providence marina development says wet and dry slip membership sales “continue to outpace expectations” with construction work having begun ahead of the official ground breaking.

EDITORIAL: Promising action at start of COP28

THE United Nations climate conferences – of which COP28 is the latest incarnation – have perhaps too often been seen as talking shops. Lots of talking, not as much doing.

NIB move saves drug access for thousands

The National Insurance Board (NIB) last night went manual to preserve access to essential medicines for thousands of Bahamians after the National Prescription Drug Plan’s IT system crashed.

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Bahamians ‘get better IP protections abroad’

Bahamians are better able to safeguard their intellectual property rights and innovations in foreign countries than at home due to an existing regime that is “so antiquated”, the Attorney General said yesterday.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Who is a woman?

SATURDAY, November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW), marked the beginning of the Global 16 Days Campaign, also known as 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

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Nipped in the Bud: Brewery reversal over 40-year tie-up

Commonwealth Brewery yesterday suffered a reversal as the Court of Appeal sided with Budweiser’s global parent in the dispute over the termination of their 40-year Bahamian distribution deal.

Briland ‘rolls with punches’ on Thanksgiving disruption

Harbour Island businesses yesterday said they had to “roll with the punches” over the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend due to the loss of water supply and electricity woes.

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Euro is gaining


Black Friday is behind us. But the rise of online shopping has reduced the importance of Black Friday as a single day event. What originally started in the US has become a global event.

Briland ‘emergency’ over utility outages

Briland residents were yesterday said to be holding an “emergency meeting” after power and water outages disrupted the tourism hot-spot’s Thanksgiving and run-up to the peak winter season.

Retailers enjoy ‘steady’ Black Friday sales flow

Bahamian retailers have reported a “steady flow” of Black Friday customers and sales as persons “get the jump” start on their Christmas shopping.

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STATESIDE: Biden seeking to avoid gaffes

US President Joe Biden is known for avoiding live press conferences. In sharp contrast to his predecessor, Biden appears to believe that such largely unrehearsed sessions would expose him to more of the gaffes and errors that have occurred many times throughout his long public career – albeit without the crippling effect of some of his contemporaries’ mistakes and misstatements.

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Battle 4 Atlantis men: Tar Heels to face Wildcats In Semifinals today

THE 12th Battle 4 Atlantis men’s tournament got off to a hot start for the Villanova Wildcats and North Carolina Tar Heels yesterday at the Imperial Arena, Paradise Island.

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‘CHAOS’ AS FERRY SANK, SAYS FAMILY: Grandmother who died in incident ‘was given faulty oxygen tank’

THE granddaughter of the 75-year-old American woman who died when a Blue Lagoon Island ferry teetered last week claimed staff gave her grandmother a faulty oxygen tank that couldn’t be turned on.

Downtown Nassau ‘very dirty’

My daily commute takes me along the city centre and on to my final destination, but on yesterday, I took a detour ending at Starbucks, John Bull, Bay Street and as I await my coffee, I just couldn’t help myself from overhearing a part of a conversation that a guest to our country was having on his telephone:

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‘Non-controllable’ cost surge blocks bank matching 2022

Commonwealth Bank believes it would have come close to matching 2022’s “extraordinary” nine-month profitability had it not been for $3m in new Business Licence fees and utility costs “more than doubling”.

First-time Jollification vendor shares message of love

AFTER she lost her hair to alopecia, Tecoya Curry’s boyfriend showed his love for her by making a wooden craft of her baldness.