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AML: $17m will create ‘real power destination’

AML Foods yesterday pledged to “create a real power destination” through a total $17m investment that will place its Solomon’s and Cost Right brands side-by-side at the former’s Nassau SuperCentre location.

NPSA: Mystic Marlins rout Mighty Mitts in 25-14 slugfest

AFTER getting shutout on a no-hitter the night before by the front running C&S Hitmen, the second place Mystic Marlins bounced back on Saturday night and took their frustration out on the fourth place Chances Mighty Mitts in a slugfest.

Taxi union hits out on ‘outdated’ rate cards

The Bahamas Taxi Cab Union’s president yesterday hit out at the appearance of “outdated” rate cards that hotels are allegedly being encouraged to issue to their guests to ensure they are not over-charged.

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Queen’s passing shows importance of succession

The passing of Queen Elizabeth II has thrown the British Royal Family into transition and change.

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INSIGHT: Holes, bumps and shoddy road repairs

IS it just my imagination or are our roads getting worse and worse again?

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IAN FERGUSON: How businesses can survive frugality calls

Business frugality is essential for survival. With supply chain issues continuing to plague many industries, and inflation still surging, business owners (especially the most vulnerable among us) must find ways to save. This week’s column focuses on ten ways a business can go the extra mile to save a dollar.

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IAN FERGUSON: The human touch in small business

More than 80 percent of Bahamian businesses do not have the benefit of on-staff human resources professionals. Literally thousands of Bahamians are operating without a buffer between them and management.

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Bowe cautious over ‘political posturing’ on inflation

A TOP financial expert has called for caution in political posturing over ways to ease the burden of inflation, explaining it is easy to “simply throw mud at a wall hoping something will stick”.

Insurers to Gov’t: ‘We’re in this together’ with tax

Bahamian insurers yesterday said they have presented the Government with recommendations for solving the industry’s twin tax-related concerns without causing “disruption or confusion” in the market.

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IAN FERGUSON: How to make a difference in climate change battle

The concepts of sustainability and conservation have become top of mind for many businesses who understand the local and global implications of climate change. Avoidance is no longer an option. We must all play a role in making business decisions that help heal our planet. Science has been clear in telling us that every little bit helps. With all hands on deck, lifting and promoting practices that are eco friendly, we can see the positive impact.

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AML targets further $2m store upgrades

AML Foods plans to invest $2m in 2023 upgrades to its existing Solomon's Fresh Market stores and Cost Right Freeport as it strives to be a "catalyst" for the revival of that city's downtown area.

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‘Kino’ Burrows continues to assist the local players

THROUGH his Raw Talent Sports Company, professional basketball player Jaraun ‘Kino’ Burrows continues to open doors for more talented young Bahamians to follow in his footsteps in achieving their dreams of playing at the next level in the sport.

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Queen Elizabeth II mourned at funeral by Britain and world

LONDON (AP) — Britain and the world said a final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed along the streets of London to honour a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age.

EU blacklist threat to insurance costs

The Bahamas’ imminent ‘blacklisting’ by the European Union (EU) has sparked fears that increased local insurance rates, and a drastic reduction in the availability of coverage, will be among the repercussions for this nation.

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STORM FALL-OUT TO HIT BUILDING MATERIALS: Warning that Florida’s post hurricane reconstruction will impact prices and availability in The Bahamas

Bahamian contractors yesterday warned it is “inevitable” that Florida’s post-Hurricane Ian reconstruction will hit building material prices and availability here as local inflation was revealed to have hit 7 percent.

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FACE TO FACE: Memories of meeting the Queen – and looking towards the future

I remember the day that I came face to face with Queen Elizabeth II. She spoke to me, and I never forgot her words. The year was 1994. I was a student at St Augustine’s College, and a young public speaker. I was one of the moderators of the royal event at Clifford Park to welcome Her Majesty to The Bahamas.