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Guilty plea for man in $2m hemp possession

A MAN pleaded guilty yesterday to illegally having nearly $2m worth of marijuana in separate incidents.

Town Planning rejected Lyford Cay condo advice

Lyford Cay residents will today bid to block a controversial condo project, which speculation previously linked to FTX, after planning authorities approved the doubling of its height beyond that recommended by their technical advisers.

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Diesel on hold waiting for govt response

THE government has not contacted petroleum retailers since many stopped selling diesel, Bahamas Petroleum Retailers Association president Raymond Jones said yesterday.

Union officials to work with police on Labour Day parade safety

UNION officials are cooperating with the Royal Bahamas Police Force to ensure road safety for the upcoming Sir Randol Fawkes Labour Day parade.

PI Wendy's: Bank restriction expired almost 50 years ago

The only firm restriction governing how the disputed ex-Scotiabank location on Paradise Island can be used expired almost 50 years ago in 1975, Tribune Business can reveal.

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DIESEL SALES HALT TO LAST UNTIL MARGIN RESOLUTION: However, sites owned by FOCOL continue to make fuel available

Bahamian petroleum retailers have "no intent to disenfranchise the motoring public", their president asserted yesterday, as he warned that the halt to diesel sales will "go on until such time" as their plight is resolved.

Visitor 'leads' jump 40% for Family Islands duo

A senior tourism official says The Bahamas' digital marketing efforts have generated a 40 percent increase in visitor "leads" for Cat Island and San Salvador hotels this fiscal year.

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Keep Freeport out of a 'political cess pool'

Major figures in last year's protest march to the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) have reiterated their opposition to its acquisition by the Government for fear Freeport will be dragged into "a political cess pool".

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INSIGHT: Atlantis throwing its weight around over competitors

THE waters around Atlantis seem far from peaceful these days.

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Judge: 'Now clear' Baha Mar sabotaged by CCA

Sarkis Izmirlian yesterday secured a major legal victory after a New York judge ruled "it is now clear" that China Construction America (CCA) sabotaged Baha Mar's completion and orchestrated the developer's removal.