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INSIGHT: Acklins gives up its WW2 secrets - in just a few hours

Found them. As extraordinary as it is, it’s really that simple.

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Commissioner ‘frustrated’ by court system problems

POLICE Commissioner Clayton Fernander says he’s frustrated by the court system, as he recounted how a man was out on bail within days after his arrest for possession of a weapon on two separate occasions.

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PM: Masks to become voluntary at ‘comfortable’ vaccine level

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis says when the country’s vaccination rate reaches a “comfortable” level, wearing masks will become voluntary.

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Consumers still struggle with costs

CONSUMERS faced with inflationary costs say they are doing their best to cope.

Trade stats show continuing rebound

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

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National player in forgery offence

A member of the national women’s basketball team appeared in court yesterday accused of trying to use a fake police record to travel through Lynden Pindling International Airport.

What’s the explorers’ end game?

THE lawyer for the Spanish government acting on its international treasure recovery efforts says the artefacts of a 17th century Spanish galleon found off the coast of Grand Bahama should be in a museum and not for profit-making.

EDITORIAL: Who will solve riddle of Grand Bahama’s future?

GRAND Bahama is a conundrum that generations of political leaders have failed to solve.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Making space in the world of news noise which surrounds us

FOR the past week, scrolling the news has been difficult. In every newspaper and on every news outlet website, the top stories are gut-wrenching, frustrating and terrifying. The same is true for the stories amplified on television and radio news.

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PM plans to table Procurement Act amendments ‘very early’

THE Prime Minister has said his administration is hoping to table amendments to the Public Procurement Act in Parliament “very early” after it convenes following the summer recess.

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Parents warned after boy drowned in canal

A TEENAGE boy drowned while swimming with friends in the Seabreeze Canal yesterday.

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PM promise to deliver for Grand Bahama

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday reaffirmed his government’s commitment to ensuring Grand Bahama lives up to its full potential amid continuing concerns about the island’s beleaguered economy.

PM right on Ingraham

It was reassuring to hear the Prime Minister single out the ideological shift of the post-1992 era as the most important challenge to the development of this country. It hopefully signals an emphasis on reversing the failed policies of that era and shifting us back toward genuinely progressive economic policies.

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Marijuana laws ‘by end of year’

AGRICULTURE, Marine Resources and Family Island Affairs Minister Clay Sweeting said he is hopeful that the government’s marijuana legalisation will be presented to Parliament before the end of the year.

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Dirty money - The biggest policy failure of all

THE Central Bank’s former chief enforcer says the US and UK are the biggest recipients of “dirty money” and suggests racial bias against countries like The Bahamas in anti-money laundering (AML) programmes.

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Dome families to receive cash help

THE government will be providing monetary assistance to Abaco dome dwellers to assist with their relocation to permanent homes, according to Disaster Reconstruction Authority executive chairman Alex Storr.

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HUBERT EDWARDS: The future of debt

AS well thinking individuals, we are routing for the success of the country.

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Commodore: Ships with migrants are stopped

ROYAL Bahamas Defence Force Commodore Raymond King said interceptions of migrant vessels have been largely successful for the year, noting there had been no recent illegal landings in the country.

Why do we make things so difficult?

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.

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Parliament’s IBC error key in Bacardi rum fortune fight

The now-former chief justice has ordered that a Bahamian International Business Company (IBC) be resurrected from its dissolution more than 17 years ago to rescue multi-billion dollar litigation involving the Bacardi rum fortune.