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BISHOP  HALL SAYS MURDERERS  SHOULD GET LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE LEADERS   ROW OVER  POLICE OFFICERS’ POLITICS
 
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BISHOP HALL SAYS MURDERERS SHOULD GET LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE

Senior Pastor Emeritus of New Covenant Baptist Church, Bishop Simeon Hall  feels that persons who commit murder and rape should be incarcerated for life, without parole. Bishop Hall said, “only when the majority of our citizens, led by our elected Parliamentarians, place more fear in the hearts of gang members and criminals will  we  see […]

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LEADERS ROW OVER POLICE OFFICERS’ POLITICS

The leaders of the two major political  parties locked  horns in the House of Assembly yesterday over the structure of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) and  allegations of its politicization.  The issue was brought to the forefront during Opposition leader Philp Davis’ contribution to debate on a proposed amendment to the Police Staff Association […]

CORONER PROBES THREE HOMICIDES

20 May 2019

The  police-involved shooting off the eastern road this past Friday in which three men were killed  by officers  is now the focus of a coroner-led investigation. Chief Superintendent Solomon Cash told the media  that police got information about suspects in connection with the most recent homicide here in the capital.  He said, “Officers executed a […]

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“GOV’T OUT OF TOUCH WITH MILLENNIALS”

20 May 2019

Progressive Liberal Party Senator Jobeth Coleby-Davis  said yesterday  that the government seems to be out of touch with millennials.  Senator Davis  says  that a major concern with this age group is that the  country’s leaders are not leading with them in mind.  Appearing on the  Love 97 Radio Programme Jones and Company, the Senator said, […]

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TORCHBEARERS ANNOUNCE YOUTH CONVENTION

20 May 2019

The Torch Bearers Youth Association says the Free National Movement continues to be the epicenter for good governance and youth engagement  in the country. During  a Press Conference yesterday afternoon at the FNM Headquarters, the Executives of the  Torchbearers outlined plans  their upcoming Conference.  Carlyle Bethel, President of the  Youth Association  said ,“shortly after the […]

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Three Abaco Residents receive keys to new homes

20 May 2019

A celebratory moment for residents of Spring City and Crossing Rock, Abaco, who waited years to take possession of their homes and or to receive their conveyance and their deeds. Paying a visit to the island Friday  was Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis  who shared this news. He said,“today, it is my pleasure to inform […]

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Minister Pleased With Disney’s EIA

20 May 2019

Environment Minister Romauld Ferreira has expressed confidence in the Environmental Impact Assessment of Disney’s development of Lighthouse Point in South Eleuthera.  Minister Ferreira also confirmed that the EIA will be made available to the public once it is completed. “The way you do an environmental impact assessment is not a mystery; you can actually google […]

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DAVIS: GOVERNMENT LEFT WITH FEW OPTIONS

20 May 2019

Opposition Leader Philip Davis yesterday expressed concerns coming into the new fiscal year as he feels that the government has missed critical fiscal targets for the last two budgetary cycles and because they have  failed to present realistic budget estimates.  These comments come ahead of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest prepares […]

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NYGARD CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

20 May 2019

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Gov’t To Meet Non Compliant Gaming Operators

17 May 2019

A meeting between the government and the few Gaming Operators that are not compliant with the new gaming taxes is scheduled for this weekend,  according to Attorney General Carl Bethel.  This comes  after Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar  said  that 70 per cent of operators were  not compliant with the law.  The Attorney General  declined to […]

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BPL TO BOLSTER CAPACITY

17 May 2019

With the electrical power outages  reported throughout New Providence over the last several days, Bahamas Power and Light is allaying the fears of disgruntled consumers.  The Company is counting on the return of an engine to significantly bolster its generation capacity and stability. Until that happens, the intermittent power outages throughout the island will continue. […]

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Gov’t Wants To Reduce Dependency On Tourism

17 May 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest is maintaining that the Minnis Administrations  is  working to reduce the country’s over dependence on tourism and the financial services industry. According the  Mr. Turnquest,  progress is being made although not as quickly as he would like. “If  you look even within the tourism sector and […]

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