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Bowe cautious over ‘political posturing’ on inflation

A TOP financial expert has called for caution in political posturing over ways to ease the burden of inflation, explaining it is easy to “simply throw mud at a wall hoping something will stick”.

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Police probe suspected suicide after body found

OFFICERS are conducting inquiries into an alleged suicide after a man was found with a cable around his neck in bushes off Kelly Lane.

Non-profit group asks for donations

ABACO Strong, a non-profit organisation, is appealing for donations to continue its assistance outreach to Hurricane Dorian survivors who are still trying to rebuild three years later.

‘I want govt to care more about Bahamian people and our safety’

A GRAND Bahama resident whose home sustained severe damage in 2019 during Hurricane Dorian is fed up and frustrated over the long delay in assistance from the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA).

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$240k cocaine find in Grand Bahama

GRAND Bahama police foiled a suspected drug deal and recovered 12 kilos of cocaine worth close to a quarter million dollars on Wednesday evening.

EDITORIAL: Three years on and survivors still struggle

THE flags flew at half mast across the nation yesterday.

Now is not the time for frugality

Both parties have it wrong in their apparent consensus that the way to deal with internationally driven inflation is to engage in belt-tightening at home.

Chinese response on Xinjiang

THE Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) published a so-called “assessment” on human rights in Xinjiang on August 31 despite the lack of mandate by the UN Human Rights Council to do so. The “assessment”, which exposed ignorance and deep-seated prejudices against China, smacks of political manipulation and has only damaged the credibility of the OHCHR.

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No danger from tropical storm - but stay vigilant

A LOCAL weather forecaster is warning residents to remain vigilant as the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season picks up steam.

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Man fined for drug possession

A MAN was fined in Magistrate’s Court yesterday for drug charges that breached the conditions of his probation for an earlier drug offence.

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$500 fine for trying to travel to Haiti with undeclared $10k

A WOMAN was fined $500 in Magistrate’s Court yesterday for failing to declare funds in excess of $10,000 while travelling to Haiti.

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Man on firearm charges bailed

A MAN was granted $9,500 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday on firearm and ammunition charges.

Education event to be held this month

THE Bahamas is to play host to an education event later this month.

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Church thanks organ player Raphe-enne

The church family of the Church of St Christopher, The Martyr, Lyford Cay, thanked Raphe-enne Adderley for playing the organ at the church services for the past two years.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: 50 years ago this week, Bahamians saved lives at Munich Massacre - and happier reasons Bahamas makes international news

FOR a little country, The Bahamas makes a big splash. Not perhaps in the way you are thinking – as a standard bearer in tourism or an incessant voice in moving climate change issues up the ladder of priorities, not even as a real estate hotspot that keeps getting hotter the worse things get anywhere else in the world.

Marvin Johnson 13th overall in 50m freestyle

Marvin Johnson became the second member of Team Bahamas to advance to a semi-final at the 8th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Lima, Peru.

Alfie ‘Spy’ Bethel gave himself unselfishly to helping others

THE family and friends of the late Alfie ‘Spy’ Bethel will remember him as a caring and loving person who gave himself unselfishly to helping so many others.

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Skyguard Severe Weather Alert 2nd September: Freeport

STARTS: 09/02/2022 2:37 PM EDT EXPIRES: 09/02/2022 3:30 PM EDT

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‘Plenty of time’ to work out yacht charter VAT

The Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) president yesterday voiced optimism that any “kinks” with VAT’s imposition on yacht charter fees will be resolved before “high season” after a summer that was “spot on” with pre-COVID volumes.

Insurers to Gov’t: ‘We’re in this together’ with tax

Bahamian insurers yesterday said they have presented the Government with recommendations for solving the industry’s twin tax-related concerns without causing “disruption or confusion” in the market.