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Gov’t ‘open’ to tariff slash suggestions

A Cabinet minister yesterday said the Government is “open to suggestions” from the private sector on tariff cuts that could be incorporated in the upcoming 2022-2023 Budget as a means to ease the impact of surging inflation.

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Bahamas Roadmasters Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon/ 10k set for November 20-21

WHILE they wait on the restrictions to be lifted for mass gatherings at public outings, Bahamas Roadmasters is encouraging persons to come out and participate in their Cancer Treatment of America Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon and 10 Kilometre race.

Former FNM Cabinet ministers were deprived of $44,000 in salaries

Former Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis must now be deeply regretting his decision to call for a general election eight months before it was constitutionally scheduled, with the gradual decrease in COVID-19 infections and the uptick in tourist arrivals in Nassau.

Investment not photo ops

Photo-op Minister for Foreign Affairs and a CARICOM official designated on the folly of CARICOM to try to obtain reparations from the United Kingdom.

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Man found dead may have been attacked by dogs

Police are investigating after the body of man was found on Palm Tree Avenue early on Saturday with injuries suggesting he may have been attacked by dogs.

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‘COVID bubble’ plan suggested for events

HEALTH Minister Dr Michael Darville suggested officials are considering creating vaccination bubbles for some events, though plans for this have not been finalised as yet.

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Gov’t ‘burying their head in sand’ on global tax threat

A former Cabinet minister yesterday accused the Davis administration of “burying their head in the sand” to The Bahamas’ “detriment” on global tax moves that threaten to impact this nation.

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Minister says he has seen nothing regarding Bella Walker’s death to suggest sexual abuse

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe said he has seen nothing regarding D’Onya Bella Walker’s death that suggests sexual abuse.

Cement shortage raises fears of 20% price hike

Cement shortages have hit the Bahamian construction industry at least three times in the past month, it was revealed yesterday, with suppliers yesterday suggesting the backlog will cause a 20 percent cost hike for the sector.

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FNM responds to Glenys Hanna Martin’s criticism of Jeffrey Lloyd

THE Free National Movement has responded to Education Minister Glenys Hanna Martin’s criticism of her predecessor Jeffrey Lloyd, with the party noting that Mr Lloyd was not criticising the Ministry of Education, but was simply offering suggestions.

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Commissioner hints at promotions soon

POLICE Commissioner Police Paul Rolle suggested on Friday that police promotions are in the pipeline.

Citizenship - who has right?

Citizenship - who has the right to it?

Wells and Mitchell trade barbs

AFTER blaming the government’s easing of restrictions on the recent surge in COVID cases, former Minister of Health Renward Wells has come under heavy fire from the chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party who has referred to him as a “total failure as a minister.”

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Officer testifies in Solomon’s theft trial

A POLICE officer testified yesterday in the ongoing trial of a former employee of Solomon’s Fresh Market, who is accused of stealing $342.50 worth of groceries.

Tribune headline

While your story appearing in the business section of Thursday the 15th September, 2022 regarding a recent action involving two erstwhile clients of mine was somewhat balanced in its content, the chosen headline (“Ex-Minister’s son Denies Land Fraud”) tends to suggest that I was either a party or defendant to the action in question.

Electric cars

EV’s or in simple language ‘electric vehicles.’

Trade stats show continuing rebound

NEW trade data suggests a rebound for the Bahamian economy as imports and exports are up year-on-year.

EDITORIAL: Accusation and counter-accusation over contracts

IT would seem any suggestion of bi-partisanship in politics is long gone.

Gas station tax relief is ‘the right approach’

The Prime Minister’s hint that the Government is mulling lower taxation for gas station operators was yesterday branded the “right approach” even though margin increases may not be considered.

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‘World wants us to absorb all who leave Haiti’ - PM

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said despite the world suggesting that The Bahamas “should absorb all of those who leave Haiti”, the government will not open the country’s borders to irregular migration.