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Bahamians 'lucky' to escape illegal aviator's damage

FORMER Bahamian ‘partners’ of an illegal charter operator yesterday admitted they were “very fortunate” to have escaped serious damage to their reputations and business.Captain Fredrick McPhee, proprietor of Nassau-based KA Flight Training Centre, to

Gone fishin’

The Bahamian people have misinterpreted the generosity of the Chinese munitions factories, and all one hears today is “what is the defence force going to do with all of those grenades” ?

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Aspiring martial artists take advantage of Elite Youth Training Seminar in Kansas

EVERY year the Japan Karate Ryobu-Kai Kansas Dojo hosts its Elite Youth Training Seminar in Overland Park, Kansas.

Student's generosity inspires classmates

Student's generosity inspires classmates By DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT - A fourth grade student at the Bishop Michael Eldon School has inspired her classmates to give to the less fortunate. Thanks to Ka

North American union backs workers at Freeport

THE International Longshoremen’s Association – the largest union of maritime workers in North America – is supporting the efforts of workers to be unionised at the Freeport Container Port (FCP).

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Bahamas teams in win column at major beach soccer championships

IN the Bahamas’ first appearance at the Major Beach Soccer Championships, Quality Beach Soccer Club delivered a series of encouraging performances against some of the most notable teams in the region.

Bahamians open your eyes, and protect your future

JAMES Freeman Clarke, an American theologian and author, wrote that “a politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.”

It is now that the Bahamas needs wise leaders

PETER Turnquest, FNM MP for Grand Bahama, finds it a “bit obscene” that the government would consider agreeing to a foreign entity not only redesigning, but actually owning much of downtown Nassau – the very centre of our government.

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INSIGHT: Chinese investment – May be detrimental to Bahamas economic health

This is the second in a series of articles being written by Mr Carey Leonard, outlining why doing business with the Chinese (Beijing) is not proving beneficial to the Bahamas. Mr Leonard, a commercial lawyer, is an associate in the law firm of Callenders & Co., Freeport.

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INSIGHT: Lost opportunity: A case of what could have been

Since the mid-1990s, The Bahamas has encouraged Chinese foreign direct investment.