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Suns finish off Pelicans in Game 6

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Paul has accomplished so many things in his 17 NBA seasons that it's nearly impossible to rank his Mount Rushmore moments.

Private bank worker’s $58k win overturned

A private bank employee has seen a $58,000 damages award against her former employer overturned after she breached its client confidentiality policies in deciding to complete work assignments at home.

Munroe’s controversy and theology

This coming November will mark the eighth anniversary of Bahamas Faith Ministries (BFM) founder Dr Myles Munroe’s untimely death in a tragic plane accident on Grand Bahama. Notwithstanding his death, the Munroe estate continues to upload his sermons on the Munroe Global YouTube channel that draws hundreds of thousands of viewers from around the world.

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Hyatt warned Sarkis: ‘You’ll never meet opening target’

Sarkis Izmirlian received more than three months’ warning from his major resort partner that it would only begin accepting bookings from June 1, 2015, as the resort’s target opening was “not a viable option”.

Food stores: No sign of price control crackdown

Food stores yesterday told the Government "don't leave us hanging on" as its tough talk about enforcing the expanded price control regime failed to materialise into fines and inspections.

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Bahamian firm seeking to recover $77m from fraud

A Bahamian financial institution is awaiting a $77m recovery after falling victim to an alleged fraud involving an investment fund whose “chairman” is a Freeport accountant.

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Request for proposals soon to award contracts for new Grand Bahama hospital

HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said Friday a request for proposals to award contracts for the building phase of a new Grand Bahama hospital is coming soon.

We’re just blips on Putin’s radar

I read that Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis and a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) delegation will be heading to Belize to attend the CARICOM Heads of Government Thirty-Third Inter-Sessional Meeting, scheduled for March 1-2.

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Senior men’s national soccer team to face Nicaragua at home

AFTER finishing 1-1 in the first weekend of 2022 Concacaf Nations League play, the Bahamas senior men’s national team returns home to the Thomas A Robinson Stadium to face Nicaragua.

'Save the country' with productivity

A Bahamian businessman yesterday said increased productivity is the only way to "save the country", and called on the Government to be "honest" with voters even if they lose an election for "doing the right thing".

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Champions crowned at Bodybuilding Nationals

KAIF Young, Fania Joseph, Cara Saunders, Giovanni Farrington and Sanadia Smith emerged as overall champions in the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s 49th National Bodybuilding Championships at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island on Saturday night.

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LinkedIn gives VAT alert to Bahamians

Bahamians have been alerted that LinkedIn, the professional networking app, has become the latest digital economy app to impose 10 percent VAT with effect from July 21, 2022.

Prognosis is Denial? Agree or disagree?

Successive governments duly elected (sometimes I wonder how) exclaimed this land of ours was the best little country to every other claim of excellence and I wonder.

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An Easter message from Rt Rev Laish Boyd

“YOU yourselves are a letter... to be known and read by everyone; and 2 Corinthians 3:2-3 –

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Garvin Tynes and Palmdale Primary book their tickets to girls’ softball title game

GARVIN Tynes and Palmdale Primary have booked their tickets to the girls’ softball championship game for the New Providence Public Primary School Sports Association as they wrapped up the preliminary rounds yesterday at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

Athol Island and plans of the past

The late E Dawson Roberts often quoted what has been attributed to Thomas Jefferson “Eternal Vigilance is the price of Liberty”.

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Pharmacies reopen with PM meeting set for 4pm

Private pharmacies will reopen this morning after the Government relented and agreed to a meeting between the Prime Minister and industry representatives today to address the price control dispute.

Goodman’s Bay

Totally agree with writer P Bullard. Visitors from the States once residents who frequented Goodman's Bay in their time wanted to stop and spend some hours enjoying the quietness and the views of the bay - got there around 11:30 in the morning and round-and-round we drove trying to find a parking spot in the eastern end of the park. Eventually risked parking behind a parked vehicle of a person who got there before and were on the beach and they kindly offered to park behind us as we weren't leaving for an hour.

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Bahamas’ $3bn in Russian assets ‘under 1%’ of sector

The Central Bank’s governor yesterday said the nearly-$3bn in Russian-connected assets held by the Bahamas’ international financial services industry represents “less than 1 percent” of the sector’s total business.

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Data breach hits Sebas’ ‘Amazon’

Sebas Bastian’s regional e-commerce platform yesterday revealed it has been hit by a data breach that “compromised” the credit card information of Bahamians and other nationalities across the Caribbean and Latin America.