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State of confusion

The matter concerning Parliamentary Secretary Renward Wells’ signing of a letter of intent (LOI) with a waste-to-energy company on July 4 has escalated into a ball of confusion fueled by conflic ...

A blind eye

Although Prime Minister Perry Christie and Deputy Prime Minister Philip Brave Davis have seemingly turned a blind eye to Leslie Miller’s family-owned business paying $100,000 in cash on an outst ...

The historical hosting of Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Members Meeting outside of New Providence, since the inception of the organization, marked the dawn of a new day.

BHTA Pres ...

@White=[C]

Revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States has been recording every cellular phone call in The Bahamas have resulted in political mudslinging, with Foreign ...

The aragonite hysteria

President of Sandy Cay Development Co. Limited Tony Myers told National Review that claims the company is making substantial sums of money from its aragonite operation at Ocean Cay are not true.

The B ...

A call for disclosure

There is something unsettling about the revelation that the government intends to build a new $20 million building on John F. Kennedy Drive in New Providence to house the Ministry of National Security ...

A nation in crisis

Back in January — before the Ishmael Lightbourne tax dodging scandal made him a less accessible prime minister — we asked Perry Christie whether he regretted allowing the Progressive Liber ...

Behind closed doors

The regulation and taxation of the web shop sector is long overdue.

It is unfortunate the Ingraham administration bowed to the church and pulled back from its plan to do so in 2010.

Successive governm ...

Education

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$100k scholarship for fourth year apprentice

The Grand Bahama Shipyard Limited awarded fourth year apprentice Theo Pelecanos with a full scholarship worth more than $100,000 to attend the university of his choosing.

On Tuesday, during a press co ...

High objectives in place for new Maritime School

The LJM Maritime Academy, an initiative sponsored by school patron Lowell J. Mortimer is set to come on stream this September in the nation’s capital.

The high tech maritime school reportedly ha ...

Local

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Officers hear residents' concerns

Officers from the Eastern Division of the Royal Bahamas Police Force held a town meeting with Maliboo Reef Estates' residents Tuesday evening at Bishop Michael Eldon School.

The team of officers, le ...

Urban Renewal Program producing seamstresses

Some 25 young women are now on the cutting edge of becoming experienced seamstresses as a result of an Urban Renewal 2.0 initiative.

The Pineridge Urban Renewal Center has launched what is anticipated ...

National

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Govt 'none the wiser' on spying says Mitchell

Minister of Immigration and Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell updated the country on the United States National Security Agency (NSA) recordings of cellular phone conversations Wednesday in the House of A ...

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