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Pastor Ed Allen Dies Compendium of Bills To Avoid Blacklisting
 
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Pastor Ed Allen Dies

The Christian community in the Bahamas is  mourning the  death of the Founding Pastopr of Abundant L:ife Church, Pastor Ed Allen. The  89-year old  religious leader over the years built a  reputation  as an outstanding  Evangelist and Pastor of the Bretheren denomination in the Bahamas. A statement from the Progressive Liberal Party said  “the party […]

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Compendium of Bills To Avoid Blacklisting

The government is  hoping to get consensus on a compendium of bills essentially aimed at ensuring The Bahamas is not again blacklisted. Such a  decision  could very well result in an undermining of the country’s competitiveness and growth development, causing serious damage to its reputation. Leading off the debate in the House of Assembly yesterday […]

Law Enforcers Trained In Nuclear Detection

12 December 2018

International Experts on combating nuclear terrorism, via INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organization) are in The Bahamas conducting a workshop on Counter Nuclear Smuggling. They  will train thirty-three participants from National Security Agencies of both the public and private sectors on how to detect and intercept smuggling of radiological and nuclear materials.  Acting Commissioner of Police, […]

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Most Shantytown Residents Are Legal

12 December 2018

A 15-page report into  unregulated communities or shantytowns in Abaco reveals that 80 per cent of those residents have legal status, while the other 20 per cent are undocumented. This  announcement was made by the  Chairman of the Shantytown Action Task Force Committee, Dion Foulkes who gave an update to reporters outside yesterday morning’s weekly […]

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FOULKES: OBAN AGREEMENT SET FOR JANUARY

12 December 2018

Labour Minister Dion Foulkes told reporters ahead of his weekly cabinet meeting yesterday that a new OBAN Energies heads of agreement is on the horizon.  This came five months after announcing an amended head of agreement was underway back in June.  Mr. Foulkes also confirmed that a negotiation team has been appointed to ensure that […]

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“ IMF Report Does Not Reflect Pains”, Says Davis

12 December 2018

Opposition Leader Philip Davis said the International Monetary Fund report does not accurately reflect what’s happening in the country,  nor does it reflect the social pains faced by everyday Bahamians.  Further, as far as he is concerned, the success of the economy has absolutely nothing to do with anything the FNM did.  “It  boils down […]

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Two Outstanding Bahamians Lauded

12 December 2018

The widow of the late Sir Clement Maynard, Zoe ‘Lady’ Maynard  was  lauded  yesterday  as a matriarch and  a pillar of strength who worked tirelessly in public life. This came  from the opposition leader, Philip Davis  in the wake of Lady Maynard’s death Monday morning.  She was 92. “A supporter of the progressive movement, the […]

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Nurses Promised Strike Certificate Soon

11 December 2018

Nearly a week after  hundreds of nurses voted in a strike poll, The Bahamas Nurses Union (BNU) has yet to secure the certification needed to push ahead with strike action. Director of Labour, John Pinder  confirmed that much to the Journal, noting that this was due to a typographical error on his  office’s part, but […]

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IMF Praises Govt’s Efforts

11 December 2018

A weeklong visit to The Bahamas ended  with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) giving a positive assessment of the local economy. Having discussed the country’s outlooks and risks, financial developments and sectors, the IMF team concluded that the Bahamian economy continues to recover, with real GDP growth projected to reach 2.3 percent in 2018 and […]

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PLP Senator Says “ Gov’t Not Thinking Of Bahamians”

11 December 2018

Opposition Senator Jobeth Coleby-Davis says the compendium of  financial bills  of  the government were not drafted in the best interest of the country.  Making her contribution on the  bills in the Senate  yesterday, she  submitted  that the governing Free National Movement is not thinking of the Bahamian, but is instead an outright compliance to  requests […]

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Minister Refutes Former MP Claims

11 December 2018

The Minister of Works, Desmond Bannister yesterday called  a statement  made in a voice note circulated in social media  by former PLP Member of Parliament, Mr. V. Alfred Gray,  “untrue and entirely without foundation.” In a  statement to the media yesterday, the Minister said, “in his very irresponsible statement, Mr. Gray alleges that the Government […]

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Zoe Lady Maynard passes

11 December 2018

The Maynard family is mourning the death of their matriarch, Zoe Lady Maynard. Lady Maynard died yesterday morning at the age of 92. In a statement, her children – Dr. Peter Maynard, Allyson Maynard-Gibson, David and Clement T. Maynard III – said they were fortunate to have wonderful parents, who loved the lord, treasured family […]

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