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Seeking out our hidden heroes

A CAMPAIGN is calling on people to nominate their Hidden Heroes.

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WORLD VIEW: Another ban on leaders attending international meetings?

ONCE again, politicians in the US are entangling the internal politics of their country with US obligations to the international community.

WORLD VIEW: COP-27 failing before it begins

THE most ominous sign of what the forthcoming COP-27 meeting on climate change portends for small states is that officials from a Group of 20 (G20) major economies, who met on August 31, failed to agree a joint statement at the conclusion of the meeting.

Barbers and beauty salons ‘rebound well’ from COVID

BARBERS and beauty salons were yesterday said to be “rebounding very strongly” from previous COVID-19 restrictions as more professionals return to work in the sector.

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Jailed for stealing $6 of hot dog buns from church

A MAN was sentenced to two and a half years in prison in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after admitting to breaking into a church and stealing food.

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Jailed for pharmacy break-in

A MAN was sentenced to one year in prison yesterday after admitting to breaking into and stealing from a pharmacy.

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Revisit National Lottery, ex-DNA leader demands

A former Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader is urging the Government to revisit the creation of a National Lottery as a means to assist vulnerable Bahamians struggling with the cost of living crisis.

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New organisation helping grandparents caring for their grandchildren

THE Bahamas Grandparents’ Support Foundation, a newly formed non-profit organisation, is helping grandparents who are caring for their grandchildren in their golden years.

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Politicians urged: ‘Preach the lessons’ of hard work

The Bahamas is suffering from “a shortage” of political leaders who “preach the lessons” of hard work as opposed to offering hand-outs and giveaways, an outspoken businessman is arguing.

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Two accused of bar break-in

TWO men were granted $5,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday for allegedly breaking into a restaurant and bar on Carmichael Road and attempting to steal various smoking products.

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Four face court over boy’s stabbing

FOUR teenagers were granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after they were accused of attacking and stabbing another teenage boy.

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Man jailed for stealing $2,500

A MAN was sentenced to 13 months in prison yesterday for stealing $2,500 cash from a woman’s purse.

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‘No warning shots’ for police says Fernander

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander said officers have “the right to do what they have to do” when confronted with armed people who put their lives in danger.

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Two years in prison for stealing lawnmower from Govt House

A MAN was sentenced to a little more than two years at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDCS) for trespassing onto Government House grounds and stealing a lawnmower.

Tourism office to boost Cat Island

CAT Island businesses yesterday voiced optimism that their newly-opened tourism office will help drive increased visitor numbers and economic activity to the island.

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$7.5m PI food store to create 75 posts

A Freeport-headquartered supermarket will break into the New Providence market in 2023 via a $7.5m investment at Paradise Island’s Hurricane Hole redevelopment that will create 75 permanent jobs.

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A time to party and let loose in a judgement-free environment

IF YOU’VE been running on empty in regards to your social life or have just not managed press pause on every-day, mundane life to party a little, then the seventh annual Girls Night Out may just be just the perfect event for you.

DPM hails Hurricane Hole developer for ‘uplifting’ PI

The deputy prime minister yesterday hailed Sterling Global’s multi-million dollar Hurricane Hole redevelopment for “uplifting Paradise Island” and the wider Bahamian tourism product.

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‘Be prepared for hurricanes’

WITH the hurricane season heating up, local stores are advising Bahamians to make the necessary preparations in advance of a major storm.

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Financial expert warns on borrowing

A TOP financial expert called for Bahamians to save their money and stay away from frivolous borrowing.