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CRIME REPORT: Police hunt for 34-year-old man after woman sexually assaulted and found lying in street

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA — Police on the island of Grand Bahama are searching for a 34-year-old man believed to have... read more »

Business

NOT OVER YET: Central Bank warns inflation increase still a possibility

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Central Bank Governor said yesterday that consumers could see further increases in inflation before it starts... read more »

Business

Central Bank forecasts up to 6% economic growth for 2023

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas can reasonably expect to see anywhere from four to six percent economic growth this year,... read more »

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Woman wins case after fraudulent marriage recorded without her knowledge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A woman who discovered she was married after attempting to register the birth of her child has... read more »

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Supreme Court rules Immigration officer sexually assaulted detainee “on a frolic of his own”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The estate of a deceased Jamaican mother of four was awarded damages by Senior Justice Indra Charles... read more »

Business

FNM to Gov’t: No new taxes unless you cut spending

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — After Health and Wellness Minister Michael Darville recently revealed that government is preparing legislation that will impose... read more »

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Loved ones mourn loss of Eleuthera guidance counselor in road crash

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Traffic accidents have become alarming to government officials as fatalities continue to rise, according to the Minister... read more »

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Bain Town residents reflect on 50th Independence

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — An unemployed father of fourteen yesterday questioned whether there is a reason to celebrate the country’s 50th... read more »

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Stop waiting on ‘the government them’

Dear Editor, All of my life so far, I have been and remained adherent to the overt proposition that many... read more »

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BTC launches scholarship program, invests $120k in first run of scholars

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has officially launched its scholarship program, creating opportunities for the next generation. Six... read more »

Business

SATURATION PATROLS: Police Commissioner outlines “zero tolerance” approach as murders up by eight percent in 2022

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Murders in the country increased by eight percent last year to 128, with 34 persons being killed... read more »

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CRIME STATS: Reported incidents of rape up 15%

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A women’s rights advocate called on the government to address sexual violence as part of its overall... read more »

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CASE CLOSED: Police commissioner says not enough evidence that Coleby-Davis struck officer

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The police probe into claims Transport and Housing Minister JoBeth Coleby-Davis struck an officer with her vehicle... read more »

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Bell announces temporary ban on work permits for Haitian citizens

Immigration Minister confirms he approved work permit of Haitian migrant apprehended this week NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Labour and Immigration Minister... read more »

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CRIME STATS: Armed robberies up 34 percent

COP: 555 incidents reported in 2022 Two in custody over ‘back to back’ armed robberies at Baha Mar’s golf course... read more »