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Carl Hield.

Bahamian boxers powered by Aliv

With sponsorship from telecommunications giant ALIV, the Bahamas Amateur Boxing Federation (BABF) is sending three boxers to Havana, Cuba to get in some much needed training for the upcoming Pan American Boxing Trials. The announcement was made yesterday by Vincent Strachan, president of the local

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St. George’s Jaguars player Khosygen Hield goes up for a lay-up during their game against the Abaco-based Patrick J. Bethel High School Mighty Marlins. The Jaguars won easily, 62-22. TORRELL GLINTON

Jaguars rout the Mighty Marlins

The Grand Bahama Secondary Schools Athletic Association (GBSSSA) Champions, the St. George’s Jaguars, sent a loud message to other teams in the 37th Annual Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic, blasting the Abaco-based Patrick J. Bethel High School Mighty Marlins in their opening game at the A.F.

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Lynden Pindling International Airport. FILE

Passenger traffic at LPIA hits 3.7 million

Passenger traffic at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) increased by 11 percent in 2018, the highest year-over-year increase and the largest number of passengers recorded at the airport since 2007. Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) President & CEO Vernice Walkine is crediting aggressive destination marketing by tourism partners

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Garfield Sinclair.

BTC introduces upgraded mobile app

Bahamas Telecommunications Company Limited (BTC) has introduced an upgraded app to help its customers track their data usage, pay bills online and find their nearest BTC store location. The company issued a press statement on the app, explaining that the “My BTC” app also allows tracking of landline

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Individual parts for solar installations cannot be brought in exempt of duty, as they can often be used for other applications.

Fifty applications approved so far for importation of solar installation kits

Since announcing the exemption on duty for the importation of solar kits last summer, the government has approved 50 applications for the importation of $2.21 million worth of solar installation kits, a press release from the Ministry of Finance (MOF) revealed yesterday. The release explains that while

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The headquarters of Grand Bahama Power Company in Freeport, Grand Bahama. FILE

Emera: GBPC consumers benefitting from fuel hedging strategies

Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) consumers are still benefitting from the company’s fuel hedging strategies, which have provided customers with consistent fuel and electricity rates, according to Emera Inc.’s Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A) report. The MD&A was released on the Bahamas International Securities Exchange’s (BISX) website yesterday, where

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Dr. Hubert Minnis.

PM rejects calls for resignations   

The Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) calls for the resignations of Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands and Minister of National Security Marvin Dames over their involvement in the Frank Smith bribery and extortion trial are nonsense, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday. Both Minnis and

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