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Attorney General Carl Bethel.

Debate on the Non-Profit Organisations Bill (NPO) in the Senate has been delayed again. Attorney General Carl Bethel advised the Senate today that he is still not satisfied with the draft bill. The bill, in its original form, was roundly criticized by civil society organizations and members of the

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FILE - In this Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 file photo, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on WHO Ebola operations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers last year. AP

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and corruption, after a series of anonymous emails with the explosive charges were sent to top managers last year. Three

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, centre left, speaks in the House of Commons, after MPs rejected a no-confidence vote against the government, in London, Wednesday Jan. 16, 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May won the no confidence vote called for by opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, following the dramatic failure of the government Brexit vote. AP

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was consulting opposition parties and other lawmakers Thursday in a battle to put Brexit back on track after surviving a no-confidence vote, though there was little immediate sign of a breakthrough from talks branded a "stunt" by

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Some people think, incorrectly of course, that money equals success. They believe that if a person is a millionaire, that person is successful. Well they could be, however, not necessarily. I personally know a lot of very rich, and yet at the same time very

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Mario Moxey, Bahamas Harvest Church co-pastor. FILE

The membership at Bahamas Harvest Church were encouraged to consider their ways in 2019 as church senior pastor Mario Moxey hosts a four-week “New Year New Me” series, during the first of which he encouraged them to at the start of this year, evaluate themselves,

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Melanie Griffin. FILE

Former Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin yesterday lambasted Minister of Social Services Frankie Campbell for his “inappropriate” and “unimaginable” comments about rape. Campbell dismissed reporters’ questions about the rise in rapes in 2018 on Tuesday. “I can’t fathom that response,” Griffin said. “I really can’t. If the

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According to the Regional Commission on Marijuana, The Bahamas could see a financial benefit of around $5 million from the legalization of marijuana and the regulation of its sale. AP

The Bahamas National Commission on Marijuana will be given a budget of at least $100,000, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday. In August, Cabinet approved the formation of a committee to examine the issue of marijuana in The Bahamas and make recommendations to the government. Its recommendations will

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