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WHEN discussing the movement of people from one place to another, it can become a little confusing to know the correct terms to use.
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis said despite the world suggesting that The Bahamas “should absorb all of those who leave Haiti”, the government will not open the country’s borders to irregular migration.
WITH a rekindled interest coming out of the two-year hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pendemic, the New Providence Softball Association is eager to display its outstanding players so far this season during the All-Star Classic on Saturday night in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.
The Prime Minister yesterday admitted he had wanted to hold-off on up to 163 percent increases in Bahamas Power & Light’s (BPL) fuel charge for longer to give struggling Bahamian families more time to rebound from COVID-19.
There is a saying that milk does the body good, and another that states moderation in all things is the best policy. Prostate cancer has the highest incidence of any cancer in the Bahamas.
THE Central Bank of The Bahamas is relaxing the guidelines for domestic banks and credit unions around the qualification criteria for provision of credit to the private sector. This takes account of the domestic economy’s increased capacity to sustainably absorb more credit expansion, given the potential for credit growth to stimulate greater imports and increase the net use of foreign exchange.
Bahamian insurers yesterday warned that “everyone will have to pay” if hurricane coverage becomes increasingly unaffordable with the issue representing a growing public policy “dilemma” for the Government.
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis appealed for support in the fight against climate change yesterday while addressing a roundtable hosted by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) in the United Kingdom.
A Bahamian insurer yesterday said it has been forced to "pause'" further Caribbean expansion ambitions, adding: "We cannot stress enough the importance of getting off these blacklists."
HAITIAN Chargé de Affairs Anthony Pierre Brutus says he believes the only way to discourage Haitians from travelling illegally to and from The Bahamas is to grant visas to the community.
I was troubled to read in The Tribune a prominent contractor in Grand Bahama gloating over the potential departure of the Del Zotto family.
BAHAMIAN small businesses will struggle to absorb any National Insurance Board (NIB) contribution rate increase due to the multiple other expenses hikes they are grappling with currently, a sector consultant has warned.
Bahamian realtors believe the FTX crypto currency exchange’s implosion will not “ruin” western New Providence’s high-end property market as bargain hunters start to circle its $74m worth of holdings.
PAN American Health Organisation (PAHO) director Carissa Etienne has urged countries in the region to prepare health systems now on how to deal with post COVID -19 conditions.
THE C&S Hitmen and the R&B Operators were victorious in the New Providence Softball Association’s double header played in the Bankers Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex on Saturday night.
THE looming increase in electricity bills will likely force some gym operators still recovering from COVID-19’s impact to consider raising membership fees or making other adjustments to help sustain operations, according to fitness stakeholders.
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.
THE Sunshine Auto Lady Wildcats had their hands full with the R&B Lady Operators, but they showed why they are still considered the best team in the women’s New Providence Softball Association.
A Bahamian bottled water supplier has endured "an horrendous June" after equipment failure and a "bonkers" supply chain cut production for the month by 40 percent.
Bahamian petroleum retailers yesterday revealed they are seeking a “pennies on the gallon” margin increase equal to 7 percent of the landed cost of fuel to achieve their version of a “ liveable wage”.