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A letter to PM Minnis

Dear Editor, Dear Dr. Minnis, As someone who says they are a scientist, it surprised me to read that you think that “The Bahamas is besieged by marine debris from the United States and international marine vessels”. Years ago, I used to sail a 24-foot boat from

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The World Trade Organization, pt. 3

“The WTO has one of the most impressive records in global economic governance, by promoting trade liberalization and economic development.” – Anna Lindh Successive Bahamian governments have expressed, with varying degrees of sincerity, commitment and resolve, that accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) is a desirable

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Job growth

Joblessness in the country decreased marginally in the second quarter of 2018, moving from 10.1 percent in November 2017 to 10 percent in May 2018, according to the Department of Statistics. The latest survey demonstrates that the size of the labor force increased at nearly the

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Vulnerable workers decline

The rate of vulnerable workers in The Bahamas has declined in the last six months, according to Department of Statistics Senior Statistician Cypreanna Winters, who presented the latest labor force data yesterday. The department has said vulnerable worker status applies to anyone who is not permanently

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A strange week

Dear Editor, Most Bahamians today are probably too young to remember the English satiric television program “That Was The Week That Was”, which was aired in the sixties under the very competent host David Frost. A strong feeling of nostalgia for that program came over me this past

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