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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday, June 29, 2019. AP

Ministry of Finance keeping an eye on U.S. economy

The Ministry of Finance is watching the United States market given there are signs that “there may be some issues to come”, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest told reporters yesterday. Turnquest, who spoke to reporters before the weekly Cabinet meeting at the Churchill

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According to the most recent Labour Force Survey by the Department of Statistics, women make up the majority of unemployed in The Bahamas despite attaining a higher level of education. FILE

Gender wage gap policy impractical, states Turnquest

While noting that men and women should be compensated equally, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said yesterday that it’s impractical to implement gender wage policies. “It is no doubt that there is some bias in the system, we know that women have

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Bahamian singer-songwriter Tebby Burrows cuts the ribbon, marking the official opening of Dairy Queen (DQ) at the British Colonial Hilton on Friday, August 16, 2019. From left are DQ’s Darnell Osborne, DQ’s Celine Osborne, Tebby Burrows and DQ’s Nagge Osborne.

DQ opens sixth location downtown in the British Colonial Hilton

On Friday, August 16, Dairy Queen (DQ) Bahamas, the largest ice cream chain in the nation, celebrated the grand opening of its sixth location, in the British Colonial Hilton across from the U.S. Embassy. This milestone store opening highlights DQ’s continued momentum in its local growth

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