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“DON’T COME BACK”: Police investigating video of Lincoln Bain firing shots in defense of Crown land

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are investigating a video of Lincoln Bain firing gunshots into the air in a warning to Haitian... read more »

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Wilson: Teachers union rejected government’s salary proposal

BUT president tells teachers: “Keep your sneakers ready”. NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson said teachers unanimously... read more »

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Gov’t to spend over $60 million on ‘consultancy services’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government has budgeted a combined $62 million for ‘consultancy services’ in at least 28 government ministries... read more »

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ASK MORE QUESTIONS: OPM PS says gov’t still seeking to discover how food program money was spent

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Press Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister Clint Watson said yesterday there were still concerns... read more »

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DEAD WRONG: Halkitis pushes back against Opposition’s budget criticisms

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Economic Affairs Minister Michael Halkits said yesterday that Free National Movement (FNM) leader Michael Pintard was “dead... read more »

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MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR JAIL: New prison complex is expected to cost around $40 million

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A new prison complex for The Bahamas will cost taxpayers around $40 million, Eyewitness News understands. The... read more »

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PAY UP: Government not “targeting the rich,” just ensuring those who can pay do so, says Halkitis

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Economic Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis said yesterday the government’s decision to pursue taxes in several high-end segments... read more »

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GOOD START: Electric vehicle dealer lauds government’s decision on EV price ceiling

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A local electric vehicle dealer said yesterday that while “much remains to be done”, the government’s duty... read more »

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WSC PROBE: Gibson questioned by police in a scheduled interview

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police questioned Long Island MP Adrian Gibson as part of their investigation into matters related to the... read more »

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GRADUATION DAY: Verizon Media Group congratulates Devonté Hanna, BA in Media Journalism with a minor in Music

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — It’s Grad Season and the Verizon Media Group family is not being left out! Our musical humanitarian... read more »

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Police investigate suspected suicide in Long Island

STELLA MARIS, LONG ISLAND — Police are investigating the death of an Asian woman who was found hanging from a... read more »

Business

MORE BORROWING: Gov’t to borrow $700M to fund deficit

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Philip Davis yesterday gave notice to Parliament that the government intends to borrow some $700... read more »

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ON THE HORIZON: Incremental minimum wage increase coming this period, says PM

BPSU president recently called the proposed increase amount “total rubbish” NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Notwithstanding significant borrowing in the upcoming budget... read more »

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Police commissioner investigates alleged Carnival altercation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Commissioner Paul Rolle said he is investigating the alleged altercation between Housing and Transport Minister Jobeth Colbey-Davis... read more »

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New prison will be government-run and owned

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The government plans to engage in a public, private partnership to construct a new prison complex, according to... read more »

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SAFETY NET: Allocation for social Services assistance increases over pre-pandemic levels

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While social services assistance is expected to increase by 50 percent over pre-pandemic level of assistance, the... read more »

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“Couldn’t ask for more” on real estate amendments, says Arawak Homes president

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A prominent housing developer said yesterday that the government’s plans to increase the level of exemption for... read more »

Business

“Progressive” budget but “devil in the details”, says former Chamber CEO

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While describing the 2022/2023 budget as “generally progressive”, a former Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation... read more »

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Sandals: Carbon monoxide detectors have now been installed in all guest rooms

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Sandals said yesterday that as part of a comprehensive review of all of its systems across its resort... read more »

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CONTRADICTED: Officer hires lawyer after encounter with minister allegedly bruised him

Coleby-Davis denies allegations again NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An officer allegedly involved in an altercation with Housing and Transport Minister Jobeth... read more »