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Bahamas must 'adapt to survive' natural disasters

THE Bahamas must allocate the necessary time and resources to “adapt to survive” natural disasters according to a local engineer, noting that ‘millions’ will be needed to upgrade the country’s physical and environmental protection. ​ Carlos Palaciou

Retailer eyes claim over ‘$60,000 loss’

A frustrated Freeport food retailer yesterday said he planned to “claim” against a major shipping company, after the late delivery of perishables cost him an estimated $60,000 sales and much customer “goodwill”.

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Kai Jones assigned to NBA’s G-League

KAI Jones and his fellow 2021 NBA Draft Class of the Charlotte Hornets were all assigned to the NBA G League after playing sparingly through the first 13 games of the NBA season.

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Atlantis Team Members support Susan G Komen Race For The Cure

Having served as a corporate sponsor for the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure since its inception in the Bahamas, Atlantis saw numerous employees brave lower than normal temperatures last Saturday morning to show their support for those battling cancer as well as cancer survivors.

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Tureano: ‘I’m going to beat Triple G’

Even before the swelling went down on his face following the 12-round battle against Eamonn O’Kane, Tureano Johnson was ready to issue a new challenge as the number one contender for the IBF middleweight title.

G R Sweeting lends helping hand to Ranfurly Home

G R SWEETING’S Clarks and The Shoe Village stores are lending a helping hand to a local non-profit organisation in need of financial assistance.

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Bahamas' 27 tax deals face new G-20 pressures

The Bahamas will likely come under immediate pressure to convert its existing 27 Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) into the ‘automatic sharing’ variety, after the G-20 last week “eliminated all doubt” that is now its goal.

Pastor celebrates four years in ministry

Overseer Pastor Janean Hart, of Soul Winning United Church of God In Christ, celebrated her fourth anniversary under the theme “I Am Persuaded” taken from 2 Timothy 1:10-13 at a service last week. In attendance were Apostle G Anthony Chisholm of New Beginning Church; Pastor Val Nesbitt of Church of God, Dundas Town Abaco; Bishop G Elton Major, jurisdictional prelate for UCOGIC Bahamas and Senior Pastor of Lion of the Judah Kingdom Embassy.

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Johnson vs ‘Triple G’ Golovkin ‘could be our next fight’

HE has petitioned for this bout for quite some time, and now reports have emerged that the Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin camp may give Bahamian boxer Tureano Johnson the fight he has been looking for.

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Bahamas ‘can’t lose sight’ of real G7 goal

The Bahamas “cannot lose sight of the fact” that G-7 members and other high-tax European states want “to wipe out” international financial centres (IFC) such as this nation, a prominent accountant warned yesterday.

Judge finds 'no truck' with Road Traffic case

THE Road Traffic Department "acted illegally" in refusing to inspect and register a Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) licencee's 'taxi cab' on the grounds that it had not obtained a government license, the Supreme Court once again upholding the Hawksbill Creek Agreement against arbitrary executive actions.

In NBA’s G-League, Kai Jones has career high 30 points

KAI Jones continues to put up dominant numbers in the G-League with the Charlotte Hornets affiliate Greensboro Swarm.

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G-20 tax intent a 'serious threat' to financial sector

THE continued G-20/OECD push towards the automatic exchange of tax information poses "a serious threat" to the Bahamian financial services industry, a senior attorney urging this nation to "get ahead of the curve" in responding to their demands

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Kai Jones back in NBA G League

KAI Jones has fluctuated between the Charlotte Hornets’ main roster and the G-League affiliate Greensboro Swarm for much of the season.

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YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Shipping in the Bahamas

THERE is an urgent need to examine shipping in our archipelago. I have recently had cause to ship building supplies to Long Island via G and G shipping company, which is situated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Firstly, the service was horrendous and the cost for shipping was exorbitant and, frankly, ludicrous.

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Lady Operators hold off Lady Cheetahs 64-56

THE Bommer G Lady Operators avenged their loss for the season by holding off the Career Builders Lady Cheetahs 64-56 on Saturday night as the New Providence Women’s Basketball Association continued their regular season at the DW Davis Gymnasium.

Bahamas can’t be ‘burnt’ over 15% corporate taxes

The government yesterday pledged it will not be bullied by this weekend’s 15 percent minimum global corporate tax deal amid warnings that The Bahamas cannot afford to be “burnt” by any knee-jerk response.

Private sector hire aids Dorian debris oversight

The Disaster Reconstruction Authority (DRA) says it has hired Abaco based J&G Pavers to manage the Green Turtle Cay debris management site.

Neutrality boost if ‘get ahead of G-20’

THE Bahamas can become a “neutral” venue for deal structuring and other major transactions “if we can get ahead of the curve” on the latest tax avoidance crackdown, a prominent banker argued yesterday.

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Tureano’s Challenge: ‘I’m going to beat Triple G’ Golovkin

PROFESSIONAL Bahamian boxer Tureano Johnson has made his intentions clear to anyone who is willing to listen - he wants to challenge Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin for the right to the top spot in the middleweight division.