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PM: Bahamas' survival at stake over climate change

The Prime Minister has warned that The Bahamas will "not survive" unless it can become more resilient against, and better adapt to, the impact of climate change.

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Camperdown teams sweep Interscholastic Equestrian League spring term competition

THE Camperdown Equestrian Centre Blue Marlins emerged triumphant as champions in the final show of the Bahamas Interscholastic Equestrian League (BIEL) competition season, which took place at Camperdown Equestrian Centre last weekend.

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IAN FERGUSON: Broaden your horizons with conference travel

Post-COVID businesses are understanding now, more than ever, the power and impact of the shrinking corporate village.

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History of the RBPF: The Constabulary

IN 1845, just five years after its birth, The Bahamas Police Force (the “Force”) had its manpower reduced due to its high cost of £904 annually - which is equivalent to $541.06 in today’s currency. The Force did not have formal contracts for the first set of police officers, and they worked a 24-hour shift with a foot patrol system lasting more than a hundred years. Furthermore, records indicated a patrol system of two hours during the day, four hours during the night, and a break period at the station were equivalent to the hours on patrol.

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ONE ELEUTHERA FOUNDATION: Unlocking the power of corporate social responsibility

IN today’s interconnected world, companies are increasingly expected to be socially responsible and accountable for how their practices impact society and the environment. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to the concept that a business is responsible for more than just creating value and wealth for shareholders but should also seek to benefit the broader community in which it exists.

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GSSSA soccer season begins

WITH most sports returning to the track, court and soccer field after being derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) soccer season made its debut.

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IAN FERGUSON: Bahamian business must speed up technology use

Business digitisation, although an old topic, is essential to your company’s growth. Every firm's goal is to ultimately increase revenue, attract more new customers and retain existing ones. One of the best ways to leverage technology is to improve your existing infrastructure and automate processes such as e-mail marketing to better suit your target audience.

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IAN FERGUSON: Going the extra mile on same-day delivery

Over time, businesses have changed and redefined the meaning of success. Being successful during today's age of e-commerce requires convenience and immediacy for consumer. One of the lessons from COVID-19 was that companies must do everything in their power to ensure their goods and services are more accessible.

Bahamians ‘on notice’ over credit delinquency

A Central Bank official has placed Bahamians "on notice" that they will no longer be able to "conceal" existing loan facilities or debt delinquencies when applying to lenders for new credit.

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Taxi reforms to force 'boot straps pull up'

A senior hotelier yesterday voiced optimism that taxi industry reform will cure "the elevated level of complaints" from tourists by forcing a minority of offending drivers to "pull their boot straps up".

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'Anyone who wants diesel able to buy it'

FOCOL Holdings chairman yesterday voiced optimism that "anyone who wants to buy diesel on this island can get it" even though "the majority" of petroleum retailers were said to have stopped sales of this fuel.

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'Real life consequences': Fidelity's $560k Moody's hit

The Government's declining creditworthiness has sparked "real life consequences" for a BISX-listed bank by forcing it to take a "much bigger than expected" $560,000 hit in its 2022 full-year results.

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THE KDK REPORT: The bond between mother and child never disappears

MOST visible scars on the human body represent hypertrophic remnants of a traumatic event. For the fortunate, and those particularly diligent with their treatment, those scars may eventually wane with time. But there’s one scar on all humans that never fade. That’s because this scar, called the umbilicus (navel or belly button) is our body’s centerpiece, constantly reminding us that we were once physically attached to our mother, developing for months within her body.

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PETER YOUNG: Turkey’s identity at stake as the country faces a possible presidential run-off

TO many people, Turkey is something of an unknown quantity. But it is in the news at present because of last Sunday’s parliamentary and presidential elections. These are said to be the most pivotal polls in the nation’s history and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s toughest challenge since he first came to power in 2003.