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Powerade sponsors BAARK! Potcakeman Triathlon for 10th year

BAARK! (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights & Kindness) is scheduled to host its eleventh triathlon at Jaws Beach on Sunday, February 25.

Western Warriors soccer club achieves quadruple BFA championship titles

THE Western Warriors Football (Soccer) Club celebrated an epic season of success in the 2022-2023 Bahamas Football Association leagues, receiving four 1st place trophies in last Saturday’s BFA awards ceremonies. They won titles in the boys under-15 division, under-18, men’s league and the prestigious Men’s Hummel Cup.

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Bail for man accused of shop breaking

A MAN was granted $5,000 bail after he was accused of breaking into the same shop twice in Cat Island earlier this month

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Hotel Union protests firing of Atlantis shop steward

BAHAMAS Hotel, Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) members protested in front of the Department of Labour yesterday after Atlantis terminated the resort’s chief shop steward.

Bet on web shops

I am by no means a proponent of our web shops and more so, how they came to legitimacy following a plebiscite which clearly said the Bahamian people were against them being legitimised.

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WORLD VIEW: Caribbean’s role as a voice of reason in a fractured OAS

On May 31, the Organization of American States (OAS) faced a prolonged and contentious debate that lasted from 2:30 in the afternoon until well past midnight. This episode, marked by acrimony and political undercurrents, which was webcast publicly and instantly to the world, is likely to be revisited during the upcoming OAS General Assembly from June 21 to 23 in Washington, D.C., the headquarters of the OAS.

Show your support, shop locally

1000% support import substitution only wish the biggest substitution would occur… Shopping in Miami Substitution but then, so the officials say, that is a divine right. Local production must never cause inflation and exorbitant increase in comparison pricing of foreign against local.

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Man charged with stealing $5k of cigarettes from shop

A MAN was ordered to pay $5,000 bail after being accused of a shop break-in in Eleuthera that led to the theft of more than $5,000 worth of cigarettes.

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Digital evolution drives retail’s transformation

In the fast-paced realm of business, the evolution of e-commerce has been nothing short of revolutionary.

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PI braces for new fast-food conflict

Paradise Island is bracing for a new fast-food battle with plans to establish Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Burger King outlets set to potentially double the number of such brands to four.

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Shop-breaker held on charges including attempting to kill an officer and robbery

A MAN is behind bars after a recent string of robberies in New Providence, including an incident involving police shooting him at the scene last month.

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WORLD VIEW: 1.5°C is upon us - are we prepared?

THE report on May 17, from the World Meteorological Organization, (WMO) that global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years should have sent all Caribbean institutions, such as the CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Development Bank, and the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre, into overdrive to explore further ways in which the region could accelerate efforts to avert this calamity.

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WORLD VIEW: Autonomous weapons – a real and urgent danger to people

AS if small states, with limited financial and human resources to safeguard their societies, do not confront enough grave challenges, along comes the phenomenon of “autonomous weapons” – probably the most frightening technological development that has yet been created.

Fired Atlantis shop steward now working at hotel union

A former Atlantis chief shop steward, whose firing last year triggered a formal trade dispute, has elected not to return to the resort and is now employed full-time with the hotel union.

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AML: ‘Smaller’ stores are path to the future

AML Foods has signalled it paid $1.1m to acquire the future site of its Solomon’s Carmichael store and associated shopping centre as it revealed that “smaller footprint locations” will be its future format.

Atlantis shop steward’s firing incites protests

The hotel union’s president yesterday said he expects the “law to take its course” as a small group of workers protested at the Department of Labour against Atlantis’ decision to fire a shop steward.

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Armed robbery accused admits to escaping custody at Southern police station last week

A MAN accused of robbing a web shop admitted yesterday to escaping the Southern Police Station last week.

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WORLD VIEW: Decimation of vulnerable nations inevitable if global warming continues on present trend

JOHN Kerry, former US Secretary of State and current US Special Envoy on Climate Change matters, told the world’s Ambassadors at a meeting in Washington, on May 10, that “there is no way” of keeping the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius unless CO2 emissions are drastically reduced.

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WORLD VIEW: It’s time the UN Security Council acts to stop the killing in Gaza

THE escalation of violence in Gaza by Israel has prompted a global outcry, marking a rising disgust, particularly among the young, of what is widely regarded as a hugely disproportionate response to the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023.

Bumper business for back-to-school

Barbers and beauty salon reported “great” business over the weekend for the back to school rush.