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12% – now the backlash

BAHAMAS Institute of Chartered Accountants President Gowon Bowe believes the government’s plan to increase value added tax will create further distancing between the “haves and have-nots” and possibly create the conditions for class unrest, he told The Tribune.

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Two drownings being investigated

POLICE are investigating two apparent drowning incidents which occurred in the past few days, one in Grand Bahama and the other in Abaco. Grand Bahama police are investigating the drowning of a man in the Fortune Bay area over the weekend.Police have

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NIB director resigns

NATIONAL Insurance Board Director Patricia Hermanns has tendered her resignation from the corporation effective June 15.A copy of her resignation letter was shared on social media on Friday, and its validity was confirmed by incoming Labour Director

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One in four Bahamians has been a smoker

TWENTY-FIVE percent of Bahamians have smoked at some point in their life, according to a 2017 National Household Drug Survey, which revealed 13 percent of teenagers smoke tobacco.Bahamians surveyed were between the ages of 12 and 65, with men found t

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