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DOUBLE talk — rubbish or what? Can’t OPM Health get on the same page and stop talking so much garbage of possibly when the Wear Mask Regulation will be cancelled.
LOCAL businesses say they are beginning to see sales ramp up as customers shop for supplies in anticipation of the opening of schools in the coming weeks.
THE multiyear COVID- 19 pandemic exacerbated a perennial criminal justice problem in The Bahamas and many other jurisdictions: the inability to prosecute criminals in a timely (swift), certain and fair manner, encapsulated in the coinage, Swift Justice, the concept of which has its origins in the thinking and research of the late American criminologist Mark Kleiman.
KWASI Thompson, MP for East Grand Bahama, has called on the Government to provide timelines for when it will announce dates for “critical” VAT-free initiatives that would provide savings to Bahamians locally.
Visitors to a cruise line’s Bahamian private island are forecast to increase by more than 427,000 per year once two piers are constructed to allow its vessels to properly dock, it has been revealed.
The Opposition’s finance spokesman yesterday voiced concern that Bahamian merchants and families could miss out on a significant inflation offset if no Back-to-School ‘VAT-free holiday’ is held this year.
The Prime Minister’s spokesperson says the Government is still trying to find a formula that brings the relief demanded by gas station operators but without inflicting more financial pain on already-struggling consumers.
THE day was gloomy and overcast with heavy grey clouds that conjured a wish for a rain shower to wash away all the dispiritedness and reintroduce bright sunshine on a warm summer day.
NEW Providence police are requesting assistance from the public to assist them in solving several armed robberies.
Nassau Cruise Port’s chief executive yesterday disclosed that average passenger occupancies will hit pre-COVID levels of 110 percent by year-end 2022 and beat its own recovery forecast.
For many years, author and church ministry leader Dr LaTazia “Doctor Tazz” Stuart suffered silently with the secret of infertility and miscarriages, feeling ashamed and embarrassed even after finally having children.
A four-year battle involving a prominent developer and some of Harbour Island’s ultra wealthy landowners is escalating once again over disputed claims that a Supreme Court Order has been violated.
POLICE are requesting assistance from members of the public in regard to two crime incidents.
POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander’s pedigree, mostly CID-DIU, could change things, but the data on where the guns come from causes me, and should cause everyone, serious anxiety that little will change.
A MAN was ordered to pay $1,200 in compensation to another man yesterday for damaging his car’s windshield.
LAST week, the Regional Conference of Youth on Climate Change was held at University of The Bahamas, bringing young people from the region together to talk about the climate crisis and the climate action we all need to take.
A MAN was sentenced to three and a half years in prison yesterday after breaking into a convent and stealing $2,370 worth of gardening and landscaping equipment.
THE Free National Movement Council in Grand Bahama is hosting major fundraising events to help renovate the Sir Cecil Wallace-Whitfield Community Building that sustained severe flood damage during Hurricane Dorian.
The Bahamas will never recover $9.5bn in economic losses and damage caused by COVID-19, it was revealed yesterday, with the pandemic combining with Hurricane Dorian to deliver a shattering $13.1bn blow to this nation.
Retailers yesterday said Independence Day sales are much stronger than last year with one reporting a 10 percent year-over-year increase.