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The headquarters of the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. 

A young farmer from Andros said she fears her industry will be “plundered and pillaged” with The Bahamas’ accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Colette Butterfield, 26, who supports her two young sons by farming seasonal crops at her small farm on Andros, said her mission

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View of Villa 1, Paradise Island, to be sold at auction on January 31 with a reserve of $4 million.

More than two dozen high-net-worth individuals or advisors are expected to arrive in Nassau tomorrow to preview two luxury waterfront residential properties on Paradise Island, slated to be auctioned off later this month. Both residences, valued in the millions, are in a secluded enclave known as

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Former Public Hospitals Authority Chairman Frank Smith (left) arrives at court with attorney Keith Knight, Q.C. yesterday. AHVIA J. CAMPBELL

A lawyer yesterday urged the chief magistrate to reject the “unreliable” and “discredited” testimony of cleaning company owner Barbara Hanna against former Senator Frank Smith. Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt will determine whether the prosecution has produced sufficient evidence to require Smith to present a defense to

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From left are Stephen Coakley Wells, advisor to the minister of finance; Attorney General Carl Bethel, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, and Viana Gardiner, chief operating officer of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit, during yesterday’s meeting at the European Commission.

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis led a delegation to the European Commission on Tuesday, where he reaffirmed The Bahamas’ commitments to the European Union. His delegation, which included Attorney General Carl Bethel, met with Stephen Quest, director general of the Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union

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The Grand Lucayan resort Manor House Entrance. TORRELL GLINTON

Amid ongoing negotiations between the board of Lucayan Renewal Holdings and the managers at Grand Lucaya over the dollar value of voluntary separation packages (VSEPs), Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip Brave Davis said yesterday that the government will continue to funnel money into the

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