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Davis: Climate change an existential threat to nation

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis stressed the impact climate change has on low-lying countries like The Bahamas while calling on international youth leaders to lobby for change.

Retailers fret on Christmas stock

Bahamian retailers yesterday said the global supply chain crisis is making them fret over whether Christmas product orders will arrive in time for the festive season.

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CCC to hold virtual meeting over Grand Bahama electricity rate rise

THE Coalition of Concerned Citizens is opposed to the Grand Bahama Power Company’s proposal for an increase in the electricity rate in Grand Bahama, and plans to hold a virtual town meeting on the issue next month.

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Small businesses fear supply crisis more than COVID

Bahamian small businesses view the global supply chain crisis as a bigger threat than COVID-19 itself amid growing anxiety over Christmas deliveries, a sector advocate disclosed yesterday.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Empty shelves today, can a barter economy be far behind?

A year or more ago when we first heard the words supply chain interruption, the idea felt distant, like someone else’s problem. It’s the way we used to feel about climate change. Surely, someone would fix it in time. Then along came Dorian and we knew climate change wasn’t someone else’s problem. It was ours AND everyone else’s.

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INSIGHT: After 50 years, what next for the FNM?

AFTER having just experienced one of the worst defeats in Bahamian political history, the Free National Movement is celebrating 50 years of existence and its membership is optimistic of a return to being a viable political force under new leadership.