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INSIGHT: Shadow of crime never goes away

THE Bahamas reached an unwanted landmark last week – the 100th murder of the year.

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THE KDK REPORT: Deep breaths in the dark

HAVE you ever noticed that whenever you take a breath; not a shallow, routine, in through the nose and out through the mouth breath, but a deep sustained proper breath – everything suddenly gets a little better. Your mental clarity is enhanced, your posture improves and you immediately feel more relaxed and energetic.

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WORLD VIEW: Join the international fight for climate justice

ON September 23, at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, made a clear and unequivocal statement, concerning the impact of Climate Change.

‘Nardo’ looking forward to new team

THE hard work is certainly paying off for talented Bahamian national team point guard Domnick ‘Nardo’ Bridgewater.

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Kai Jones’ preseason debut: 5 points, 5 rebounds and a block in 9 minutes

KAI Jones and the Charlotte Hornets officially began their 2022-23 campaign as the NBA preseason got underway yesterday.

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‘Great way to finish my last training camp in paradise’

VETERAN forward Udonis Haslem said there was no better way for the Miami Heat to begin the National Basketball Association’s 2022/23 season than hosting their training camp in The Bahamas.

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10032022 EDITION

Monday, 3rd October, 2022.

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Hubert Edwards: Is economic dignity the Bahamas’ new direction?

Is there a new economic philosophy emerging in The Bahamas? With a relatively new administration, a first-time prime minister and a decidedly tough task ahead in coping with the economic fall-out from COVID-19 and Hurricane Dorian, there could be very fertile ground for such out-of-the-box thinking.

Oil explorer: No $500,000 ‘top up’ on Bahamas well

AN OIL explorer is not expecting to pay an extra $500,000 insurance premium “top-up” over its Bahamian exploratory well because this was drilled “without incident” last year.

Ian’s Florida devastation to hit shipping, logistics

A BAHAMIAN shipping executive says the devastation that Hurricane Ian has inflicted on western and central Florida will only worsen existing supply chain and logistics challenges for the entire Caribbean region.

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Disaster avoided


As predicted in last week’s article, the inflation rate in the euro area has reached double digits for the first time since the introduction of the single currency. As the European statistical office, Eurostat, announced on Friday, following an initial estimate inflation was 10 percent in September. In August, it was still 9.1 percent. Bad news for the Euro zone, but it was an even worse week across the channel.

Building materials suppliers warn of post-Ian price rises

BUILDING materials costs may further increase as a result of the devastation that Hurricane Ian has inflicted on Florida, Bahamian merchants warned yesterday.

Certification of teachers union election results put on hold

THE certification of the Bahamas Union of Teachers’ recent election results has been put on hold after three candidates, including one who contested the presidency, launched disputes regarding the poll.

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‘Deal fairly’ with all public officers

FORMER Public Service Minister Brensil Rolle yesterday told the Davis administration to “deal fairly” with all public officers amid claims that some in the service were being victimised.

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Woman shot dead at Arawak Cay

Police say they are aggressively searching for a man who shot and killed a woman at Arawak Cay early on Sunday.

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$167m BOB payout rolled over by Gov’t

The Government has decided not to complete Bank of the Bahamas’ rescue by injecting $167m in cash to replace a “promissory note” after efforts to recover the latter’s toxic commercial loans proved “trickier” than anticipated.

Oil explorer says ‘entitled’ to four licence renewals

An oil explorer’s assertion that it is “entitled to a renewal” of its four Bahamas licences has given its opponents and local environmental activists “a sick stomach”.

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Bahamasair ‘crippled’ by cabin crew action that hits passengers

Hundreds of Bahamians and tourists yesterday had their travel plans thrown into chaos when Bahamasair was forced to cancel all afternoon flights due to an “unwarranted sickout” by 80 percent of rostered flight attendants.

BOB ‘can’t say we’re bank’ till loan growth

Bank of The Bahamas cannot truly “say we are on the way back” until it generates sustainable loan book growth again despite enjoying a 2022 financial year in which profits more than doubled to hit $11.218m.

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Axe-wielding killer shot dead by police

POLICE fatally shot a man who killed another man with an axe in the street last night.