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PM’s press comments concerning

Please permit me to express my opinion here. I see the Prime Minister has stated that the print media should not place stories of murders on the front page.

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Target cruising's top 10% for 'awesome' conversion

Nassau Cruise Port's top executive yesterday said The Bahamas must target the "top 10 percent" of cruise visitors with a compelling "value proposition" to realise a "huge" stopover conversion opportunity.

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'Resounding no' to Business Licence filing extension call

The Government was yesterday said to have rejected calls to extend the Business Licence filing deadline despite multiple companies complaining they were unable to access its online tax payment portal.

Knowles brothers in lead after day 1 of Sir Durward Knowles National Junior Sailing Championships

IN a tribute to their late great-grandfather, Exuma’s brothers Emit and Joss Knowles put on a show as they led the pack after day one of the Sir Durward Knowles National Junior Sailing Championships.

Cruise port principal demands $2m back

A PRINCIPAL behind the Long Island cruise port project is demanding that a Bahamian law firm refund him $2m sent for a separate investment deal in the Exumas that “never took place”.

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Conflicting rights: The accused versus society

SADLY, in the last few weeks, New Providence has become the scene of senseless violence, and more disturbingly, this violence has touched women and children caught-up in the culture of violence, and the crossfire.

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Gov't concern as hotel union on 'work-to-rule'

The hotel union's president last night said he told the Government "to talk" to industry employers as workers went into "full work-to-rule mode" over the impasse in industrial agreement talks.

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'US laws' hit cruise line's Bahamas ticketing policy

A cruise line popular with Bahamians yesterday disclosed that US "laws and regulations" have forced it to stop selling one-way tickets for voyages out of Freeport to West Palm Beach.

When will we learn, Bahamians?

My people Bahamians everywhere, we of these beautiful islands of the Bahamas. When will we come together the yellow, red, green, black, purple all the political partners? When will we speak the truth and say to each other enough is enough.

Bahamas enjoys 20% ‘audience reach’ jump

THE Deputy Prime Minister yesterday said The Bahamas has enjoyed a 20 percent increase in “audience reach” as it increases advertising spending to counter saturation media coverage of its crime woes.

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Crime fears collapse $18m PI home sale

An $18m home sale in Paradise Island’s Ocean Club Estates collapsed yesterday after the buyer was spooked by The Bahamas’ crime woes, with a realtor warning: “We’re going to pay for that.”

'Highly, highly unlikely' tourism hurt by crime

Nassau Cruise Port's top executive yesterday said it is "highly, highly unlikely" that cruise passengers or any tourists will be impacted by early 2024's surge in murders and the fear of crime.

Governor: Profit repatriation tax would deter investment

The Central Bank's governor has warned against introducing a tax that solely targets profit repatriation on the grounds that it may deter foreign direct investment (FDI) into The Bahamas.

GB Shipyard targets tripling revenue to $250m by 2029

Grand Bahama Shipyard is aiming to more than triple its annual turnover to $250m within five years, its top financial executive asserting yesterday: "This is not wishful thinking."

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Hotels dealing with visitor safety concerns on crime

Hotels have been fielding concerns over whether it is safe to vacation in The Bahamas as Canada was yesterday reported to have issued a crime alert on this nation.

Milo Butler to distribute two more Bahamian producers

A major wholesaler has agreed to distribute the products of two more Bahamian food producers via an agreement with the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC).

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King Charles III has cancer and is receiving treatment, Buckingham Palace says

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and has begun treatment, Buckingham Palace said Monday. Less than 18 months into his reign he will suspend public duties but will continue with state business, and won't be handing over his constitutional roles as head of state.

Never mistake law for justice

It is my opinion that Commissioner of Police Clayton Fernander's criticisms of the courts of law granting bail to accused persons (males) are highly detrimental and intrusive as it relates to the role and duties of a Commissioner of Police of the Royal Bahamas Police Force by calling for yet another amendment to the Bail Act.

NPPPSSA basketball tournament for boys ends today

THE New Providence Public Primary Schools Sports Association will conclude its basketball tournament for boys today at 9 am at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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PROSECUTORS KEY TO DEATH PENALTY: Dame Anita Allen speaks on bail and executions

FORMER Court of Appeal president Dame Anita Allen said prosecutors should be more aggressive in seeking the death penalty in appropriate murder cases.