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19-year-old fined for marijuana infused candies

A 19-year-old youth was fined $1,500 yesterday after admitting to having 27 marijuana-infused candies last week.

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Policy unit to help Bahamians serve in posts held by foreigners

LABOUR and Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle wants to create a policy unit to help qualified Bahamians serve in positions foreigners hold.

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Suspect out on bail accused of using gun to make threat

A MAN on bail for murder was remanded in custody yesterday after he was accused of threatening someone with a gun and failing to obey his bail conditions.

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BGDBA Playoffs: Panthers lead 2-1 in series, Cybots remain undefeated

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (MOYSC) Panthers and Bain and Grants Town Cybots are heating up in round two of the Bahamas Government Departmental Basketball Association (BGDBA) playoffs.

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‘Room for improvement’: Trade deficit expands 28% to $1.09bn

The Bahamas Trade Commission’s chairman yesterday said “there’s a lot of room for improvement” after this nation’s trade deficit expanded by almost $184m or 28 percent year-over-year to hit $847m in the 2023 second quarter.

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Team Bahamas falls 6-1 to Grenada in CONCACAF ‘Road to Gold Cup’ opener

THE Bahamas’ senior women’s national football team went down 6-1 to Grenada in game one of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Women’s Road to Gold Cup.

Crowd-funder: From $4m to $200m in 14 months

The Bahamas’ first-ever crowd-funding platform purportedly increased in value from just $4.38m to an astonishing $201.75m in just 14 months, it was alleged yesterday, despite accounts revealing a $2.659m “deficit” at end-July 2022.

BISX aims to 'revive' small listings facility

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is aiming "to revive in a very serious way" plans to create a market where small and medium-sized companies can list and raise capital, its top executive has revealed.