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Director of Labour John Pinder suggested yesterday that the unemployment rate in The Bahamas could be lowered if Bahamians, particularly young men, exercise more discipline in the workplace. We agree. The unemployment report was released on Friday. The jobless rate essentially remained the same, moving from

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Dear Editor, There are certain matters that are beyond politics. We are a small country of 350,000 people. These islands belong to the Bahamian people. These are beautiful islands. We must protect them. Countries have borders. There are laws about entry. There are laws about building. There

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Dear Editor, The bulldozers are being fueled up. Mothers are packing up only the priority children items. The kids play as they have always done, as the kids have played for the last four decades. Nothing will change for these children, until the bulldozers are within

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This is Armageddon Summer in the northern hemisphere: out-of-control wildfires all around the Arctic Circle (not to mention California and Greece), weeks-long heatwaves with unprecedented high temperatures, torrential downpours and Biblical floods. And yes, it’s climate change. It’s quite appropriate to be frightened, because the summers

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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. Pope Francis has accepted U.S. prelate Theodore McCarrick's offer to resign from the College of Cardinals following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy, and ordered him to conduct a "life of prayer and penance" in a home to be designated by the pontiff until a church trial is held, the Vatican said Saturday, July 28, 2018. AP

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday accepted the resignation of an Australian archbishop convicted in criminal court of covering up the sexual abuse of children by a priest, taking action after coming under mounting pressure from ordinary Catholics, priests and even the Australian

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FILE - In this March 22, 2014, file photo, flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine scans the water in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia from a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion during a search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. An independent investigation report released Monday, July 30, 2018, more than four years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared highlighted shortcomings in the government response that exacerbated the mystery. AP

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian-led independent investigation report released Monday, more than four years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, highlighted shortcomings in the government's response and raised the possibility of "intervention by a third party." The report, prepared by a 19-member international team, reiterated

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Zimbabwean former President Robert Mugabe casts his vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, July 30, 2018. Zimbabweans are voting in their first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, and with some 5.5 million people registered to vote. AP

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's main opposition leader on Monday said reported voting delays were a "deliberate attempt" to undermine his supporters in the country's first election without former leader Robert Mugabe on the ballot. The allegations by Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic

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Raven Lockhart, 16, second right, with her squad at the National Flight Academy (NFA) in Pensacola, Florida. The NFA is an interactive, immersive learning adventure that focuses on inspiring youth to take a greater interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects. Located on Naval Air Station Pensacola, the National Flight Academy is a program of the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation Inc., and is authorized, but not endorsed or funded, by the United States Navy and United States government. RAVEN LOCKHART

Every child dreams of what they want to be when they grow up, and Raven Lockhart is no exception. With one year left in high school, Raven’s choice is either to become a commercial pilot or a physical therapist. And over the summer she was

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