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Inter-school National Golf Championships April 17-21 at BGF’S 9-hole driving range

AFTER hosting two successful events in 2021 and 2022, the Bahamas Golf Federation’s Junior Golf Association is eager to put on the third edition of the Inter-School National Golf Championships.

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THE KDK REPORT: Always listen to your body and never give up on yourself

PEOPLE rarely ask ‘how are you?’ any more. Perhaps it’s a consequence of this new era in a post-pandemic world, one where unmasked individuals, flanked by their own problems, no longer feel the need to make small talk with strangers. Or maybe it’s not that we don’t care, but we don’t want to open the conversation for fear of hearing about yet another person who’s died from COVID or cancer.

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Cynthia Mother Pratt Foundation donates supplies to Ministry of Health

“HUNDREDS” of cleaning supplies and utensils were donated to The Ministry of Health for clinics and other facilities throughout The Bahamas on Friday, from the Cynthia Mother Pratt Foundation, with help from supporters and sponsors in the United States.

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Clubs and Societies: 17th March, 2023.

Abaco Strong Abaco Strong holds its next Abaco Farmers Market at Treasure Cay Park tomorrow from 9am-2pm.

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IAN FERGUSON: Navigating through five life cycle stages

Every new micro and small business that grows into a medium-sized enterprise goes through five stages of evolution. These phases include existence, survival, success, take-off and resource maturity. All stages of small business growth come with challenges that every company has to overcome.

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Sir Franklyn: Gas woe ‘won’t cripple country’

FOCOL’s chairman yesterday said he was “very confident a solution will be found” to the Bahamian petroleum industry’s financial woes, and added: “This will not be fatal to the country.”

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PETER YOUNG: Sunak’s EU handling has granted him some authority as ‘a problem-solver’

AS THE international news cycle moves on relentlessly, its spotlight is also always changing. In Britain during the last two weeks, the UK government’s new proposals agreed with the European Union for settling Northern Ireland’s post- Brexit trading arrangements dominated the front pages.

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Petroleum retailer: Gov’t says ‘they want us to fail’

A gas station operator yesterday suggested a six-month job swap with a Cabinet minister so the latter can gain a full understanding of the industry’s plight, adding: “He’s telling us he wants us to fail.”

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NPBA playoffs start today

THE New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) playoffs is set to commence 7pm tonight at the A.F. Adderley Gymnasium between the division one and two teams.

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Sir Franklyn: Gas retailers have ‘made case for relief’

FOCOL’s chairman yesterday agreed that Bahamian petroleum retailers have “made their case for immediate relief” despite a Cabinet minister dismissing any prospect of an increase in gasoline and diesel margins.

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RF Bank & Trust's ninth annual conference to tackle evolving risks

RF Bank & Trust (RF) has announced it will host regional and international experts during a 1-day conference to help Bahamians forecast and future-proof their business. The annual RF Economic Outlook (RFEO), under the theme Evolving Risks: The Way Forward is scheduled for Tuesday, March 14th at Baha Mar.

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CARIFTA swim team named

AFTER an intense Last Chance Meet over the weekend at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex, Bahamas Aquatics selected and ratified a 39-member team that will represent the Bahamas at the CARIFTA Swimming and Open Water Championships.

IAN FERGUSON: Converting customers into recurring clients

Converting new customers into loyal and repeat clients should be the top priority of every business, whether large or small. Customer retention is key to the success of any enterprise.

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‘Every 100 migrants cost taxpayers $500k’

The Ministry of Finance’s top official has voiced fears that the migration crisis could “throw our Budget off completely” with taxpayers incurring an additional $500,000 in costs for every 100 new arrivals reaching Bahamian shores.

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IAN FERGUSON: Why we must cherish our small businesses

Here are seven reasons to support micro and small businesses.

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ALICIA WALLACE: Building the capacity to care is key to healthy love

VALENTINE’S Day can be one of the most illuminating special occasions that is not a holiday. There are people who like this kind of day, people who despise them, and people who are completely indifferent. Most people seem to like it when they are able to reap its rewards. Similarly, for those who are not recipients of gifts and gestures grands and small, it can be a day of disappointment, and even lead to feelings of low self-worth.

The reason for so little property tax

In a well-written letter in Tuesday’s Tribune, a Mr. Jerome Smith questions why the Ministry of Finance cannot seem to collect property taxes.

BPSU members protest over Parks and Beaches management

A GROUP of Bahamas Public Service Union members protested outside the Ministry of Works and Utilities on Friday to voice their frustrations about management at the Bahamas Public Parks and Public Beaches Authority.

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Opposition ‘stunned’ at tripling of property tax

The Opposition yesterday said it was “stunned” by the Government’s forecast that property tax revenues will more than triple to $555m within four years, its leader saying: “I don’t see what the Prime Minister does.”

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$64K NIB SALARY AS MUCH AS AUDITOR’S: IDB says ‘bloated’ cost structure highlighted 
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National Insurance Board (NIB) employees enjoy an average $64,000 income that nearly matches the earnings of the Government’s top financial watchdog due to a bloated cost structure, a study has revealed.