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Shell Saxons Superstars named official winners of Boxing Day parade after penalty repealed

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – After protesting the unofficial results of the 2019 Boxing Day Parade, the Independent Review Committee (IRC) has... read more »

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PM supports release of prisoners with small amounts of marijuana convictions

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday suggested that cannabis reform laws are on the horizon, as he... read more »

Business

Government and The Pointe developer at odds over labour force ratio

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is ‘very disappointed’ over the disproportionate ratio of Bahamians versus non-Bahamians currently employed at The... read more »

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Marijuana commission moved from Ministry of Health to protect integrity, says Minnis

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday defended his decision to remove the Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana... read more »

Business

Bahamasair jets ready for US re-entry by end of the week

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Bahamasair managing director Tracy Cooper says the airline’s jets that were blocked from flying to the United... read more »

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Preliminary report is in, but Marijuana Commission work ongoing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Despite turning over its preliminary report to the prime minister yesterday, the work of the Bahamas National... read more »

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Do you think the government should increase the minimum wage for both public and private sectors?

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Business

Foulkes confirms 11 workers laid-off at GB airport

Government to make formal statement on GB airport status NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Labour Minister Dion Foulkes yesterday confirmed 11 persons employed... read more »

Business

Labour minister optimistic Cavalier workers will find new jobs

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Labour Minister Dion Foulkes yesterday expressed optimism that axed Bobcat Bahamas employees will find alternative employment opportunities as... read more »

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Laing: The Bahamas must become the ‘John the Baptist of Climate Change Resiliency’

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Cabinet minister Zhivargo Laing yesterday stressed the country must become the John the Baptist of climate... read more »

Business

Foulkes: Government looking to ‘tighten’ apprenticeship system

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The government is looking to ‘tighten’ its apprenticeship system, which seeks to ensure that Bahamians are properly... read more »

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Minister Needs Some Discipline

Dear Editor, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands is the least disciplined cabinet minister when it comes to endlessly and needlessly... read more »

Local

New sanitary measures for North Andros produce after groundwater contamination

Officials say public water supply is unaffected and entirely safe for domestic use NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An incident of groundwater contamination... read more »

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Foreign Affairs minister will meet with US Secretary of State in Jamaica

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield will travel to Jamaica today to meet with United States Secretary... read more »

Local

Health ministry monitoring coronavirus outbreak in China

No restriction of travel or trade necessary, says minister NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas is monitoring an outbreak of a... read more »

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Keep medical marijuana industry for Bahamians – says poll

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Fifty-six percent of respondents who participated in an August 2018 Public Domain survey believe that a legalized... read more »

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Public works employees demand raises after 20 years

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Several line staff employees of the Ministry of Public Works yesterday demonstrated in front of the John... read more »

Business

Investar Securities launches online portal

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Investar Securities Ltd yesterday announced the launch of an online subscription portal for new and current investors.... read more »

Real Estate of Mind

REAL ESTATE OF MIND: Don’t forget about closet space

One thing men and women can agree on – there’s never enough closet space. No one ever seems to have... read more »

Business

BCA chief projects ‘significant fall-out’ if Cavalier exits

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamian Contractors Association (BCA) president yesterday warned of a ‘significant fall-out’ in the local construction sector... read more »