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“OBAN DEAL NULL AND VOID” CAMPBELL RAISES AWARENESS OF ROAD SAFETY
 
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“OBAN DEAL NULL AND VOID”

Retired Anglican Archbishop, the Most Reverend Drexel Gomez is calling on the Minnis administration to repeal the heads of agreement with Oban Energies  for a $5.5 billion oil refinery and storage facility  for East Grand Bahama. Speaking on the Love 97 radio show “On Point” yesterday,  Bishop Gomez was reacting to comments made by Minister […]

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CAMPBELL RAISES AWARENESS OF ROAD SAFETY

This year, the amount of traffic fatalities is keeping pace with the amount of homicides,  according to Minister of Transport  and Local Government Frankie Campbell.  The government joined forces the F.I.A (Federation Internationale L’Automobile) this past  weekend, which serves as the international platform for road safety. The organization, which started in France, has been in […]

“Nothing Is Ever Perfect”

23 May 2018

The Clifton Review    The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court filings. […]

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“TOURISM NEEDS NEW PLAN”—Sir Baltron calls for focus on Family Islands

22 May 2018

The  former Senior Policy Advisor  to the  government, Sir Baltron  Bethel says the Bahamas  must develop a national development plan to ensure the continued success of the Bahamian tourism industry.  He  said, “the reality is that in many  other countries, they have developed national development plans for short term, medium term and long-term goals,” he […]

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“THE RIGHT STEPS ON BAHA MAR”

22 May 2018

Former Attorney General and Minister of Legal  Affairs, Allyson Maynard Gibson says  the successful  outcome of negotiations  of the Baha Mar project is proof that the Christie Administration took the right  steps at the right time for Bahamians and the Bahamas. Responding to a series of questions yesterday, Mrs  Maynard-Gibson boasted  about the positive impact […]

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TOURISM BOOKING BOOMS

22 May 2018

Booking for The Bahamas has increased by 41 percent  with the Expedia Group. Senior Business Development Manager for the Caribbean Betty Julie Estrada  said that at this time last year, the year over demand in growth from 2016 to 2017 was nearly 10 percent. This year around the same time, they were at 30 percent  […]

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POLICE PROBE HOLIDAY HOMICIDE

22 May 2018

A tragic start to the holiday as police were called to the scene of an apparent homicide near East Street South. On the scene, blood soaked the ground as the victim’s lifeless body lied face up, with apparent gunshot wounds to his head and body.  Officer in charge of the Central Detective Unit, Chief Superintendent, […]

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MINISTRY OF WORKS HOSTS SEMINAR FOR CONTRACTORS

22 May 2018

The Ministry of Public Works in collaboration with The Department of Information Technology is in the process of updating its contractor database, and also its tendering and payment certificate processes. Stemming from the Ministry’s preparation for the New Providence School Repair Programme, Director of Public Works, Melanie Roach, said it was decided that this would […]

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GOV’T PRO-ACTIVE ON SCHOOL REPAIRS

22 May 2018

Summer break is fast approaching and while it spells thousands of youngsters away from the classrooms, it is also a time to get started on much needed school repairs.  However, contractors have not been selected to carry out the work.  According to Director of Public Works, Melanie Roach, all schools are in need of repairs […]

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The Business of Giving

22 May 2018

It’s not a line item in the Grand Bahama Children’s Home budget – the cost associated with ambulatory trips a disabled 13-year-old orphan periodically takes to the hospital and filling her prescriptions after. Still, those costs have to be covered. When those bills come due, the Grand Bahama Children’s Home look to donations from Bahamas […]

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“Nothing Is Ever Perfect”

18 May 2018

The Clifton Review     The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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Abaco’s Mudd Dwellers Fear Losing Homes

18 May 2018

The Chairperson for Abaco’s Shanty Town Committee reports that they have  discovered new shanty towns in “Hope Town or Elbow Cay”.  As the government tries to combat the development of these communities, shanty town committees are trying to gather information on these various areas throughout the country.  Abaco’s committee is now at the stage of […]

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