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'Inconceivable' for Post Office woes to continue further

A Cabinet Minister yesterday said he expects the General Post Office’s relocation to be completed before Christmas, adding that it would be “inconceivable” to allow its woes to continue into the New Year.Speaking outside Parliament after tabling a re

FNM deputy blasts BAMSI oversight control absence

The Opposition’s deputy leader yesterday said it was “inconceivable” that a project such as BAMSI  had not been subject to proper oversight, calling it “unacceptable” that taxpayers may be exposed to  $3 million in additional costs as a result of the fire-damaged dormitory.

Wake up! 'There will be no tourists'

A Cabinet minister yesterday urged Bahamians to “grasp the simple yet inconceivable reality that there will be no tourists” visiting this nation for at least two to three months.Dionisio D’Aguilar, pictured, minister of tourism and aviation, sought i

Afghanistan: Asia’s pit of despair

The Taliban has control of Afghanistan once again. The power elites throughout the globe will act as though this is a surprise to them, inconceivable, unplanned and unwanted. The Taliban will consolidate its power in one of three ways.

Fitzgerald must apologise

Jerome Fitzgerald will not question the Attorney General’s decision to withhold the damning report from the residents of Marathon, and by extension, the Bahamian people at large.

Minister says tourism spend leak 'pathetic'

The MINISTER of tourism yesterday expressed dismay at what he described as a lack of creativity among Bahamian businesses in enhancing the visitor experience, slamming the tourism dollar leakage as “pathetic”.Dionisio D’Aguilar, addressing the Bahama

CCA return ‘beyond stupid’ if local creditors ignored

A former Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) president yesterday warned it would be “beyond stupid” to permit China Construction America (CCA) to finish Baha Mar without local creditors first being ‘made whole’.

BORCO loses $22m battle on destroyed jetty

The Bahamas Oil Refining Company (BORCO) yesterday lost its battle to gain $22 million in damages from the owners of an oil tanker that caused “substantial damage” by crashing into one of its jetties.

BTC deal closing eyed for July 21

The Government and Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) are now aiming to conclude their ‘2 per cent’ deal over the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) on July 21, Tribune Business has been told.

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No slowdown in bookings yet after CDC raised risk warning

THERE has been no slowdown so far in bookings after the US Centers for Disease Control raised the COVID risk rating for The Bahamas to level two - but hoteliers are on the alert as new subvariants are spreading in the US and could reach our shores.

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HACKERS STRIKE AT GOVT SYSTEM: Russians and Bulgarians behind cyber raid on key banking and personal data

The Government is "betwixt and between" over the Registrar General's Department's cyber security woes after being forced to again shut down its online database following fresh hacking attempts.

S&P warned: Don’t ‘rush to judgment’ on credit downgrade

A well-known businessman yesterday urged Standard & Poor’s (S&P) not to “rush to judgment” and downgrade the Bahamas as a result of the Baha Mar impasse, adding that the only thing this country is losing is “time”.

The FNM must be ash and cinder

EDITOR, The Tribune.

Misleading Baha Mar comments

Is the Prime Minister seeking to mislead Bahamian workers into believing that he did not receive prior notice of plans to terminate 140 workers from the Baha Mar? If that is so, I do not believe him.

Exile group offers to assist trial by providing witness contact details

CUBAN exile group leader Ramon Sanchez has offered to assist Bahamian officials in conducting a fair and transparent trial of the RBDF officers accused of abusing Cuban detainees at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre.

PLP must stick with Christie

My sentiments are more about common sense than personalities.

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Guilty of riding around in car with loaded guns

A MAGISTRATE yesterday convicted a man who was caught riding around in a car with two loaded guns.

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Hunt for turtle’s hammer killer

A VIDEO circulating on social media showing a man brutally killing a sea turtle, believed to be in The Bahamas, is drawing outrage from animal activists and calls for a Royal Bahamas Police Force investigation.

Minister accuses cruise operator of ‘blackmail’

The Minister of Tourism has slammed a major cruise ship operator for trying “to blackmail the Government of the Bahamas” over negotiations for a longer term deal for its Freeport service.

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Maynard 'saddened' by PLP actions

FNM Chairman Charles Maynard said yesterday the party is “saddened” but the depths the PLP has sunk in an effort to “denigrate” former Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham.