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Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country Unionist Doubtful Of Positive Outcome For Displaced Workers
 
Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

Haitian Groups Oppose Boycott of Country

A week after a Florida politician of Haitian decent called on all tourist and cruise lines to boycott The Bahamas in opposition to the enforcement of new immigration policies, representatives from The United Association of Haitians and Bahamians (UAHB) organisation here in the country has condemned the call for a boycott and blasted the politician [...]

Unionist Doubtful Of Positive Outcome For Displaced Workers

Unionist Doubtful Of Positive Outcome For Displaced Workers

A member of The Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union (BHCAWU) yesterday cast doubt that there will be any reprieve for the nearly 200 employees of the Crystal Palace Hotel who were displaced Friday following a major lay off exercise. Dave Beckford blames the union for allowing the workers to meet this fate by [...]

LOUIS BACON STALLS IN New York COURT ACTION

19 December 2014

A New York judge on Monday denied a request by Peter Nygard’s attorneys that they not release 31 stolen video files. Mr. Nygard’s attorneys asked that these files not be turned over on the grounds that they were part of a “massive volume” of stolen files handed over to Louis Bacon just two days before [...]

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Passenger Dies Aboard Flight To Bimini

17 November 2014

Police in Bimini are investigating the death of a Jamaican national who died on board an aircraft en route to Bimini from New Providence to Bimini Saturday Reports are that shortly after 4:00pm, police received information that a male had died on board an airline that had left New Providence travelling into Bimini. Upon landing [...]

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Prison Officer Charged For Drug Possession

17 November 2014

A prison officer he was arraigned on Friday in a Magistrate’s Court for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply. Fifty-one-year –old, Ervin Miller of Pinewood Gardens was arrested on Wednesday shortly after he reported for duty at Her Majesty’s Prison. Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit seized three ounces of Indian hemp [...]

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Rolle: The Country Is At Stake –“Pinewood MP Calls For United Fight on Crime”

Rolle: The Country Is At Stake –“Pinewood MP Calls For United Fight on Crime”

17 November 2014

In the wake of fatal shooting in the Pinewood Gardens Constituency on Friday, Pinewood Member of Parliament Khaalis Rolle called for the lip service and the political blame game on crime to stop, he stressed that a stern commitment nationwide is needed to combat the problem. While on the crime scene with the pool of [...]

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MOE: No VAT On National Exams

17 November 2014

A letter from C.V. Bethel High School that urged parents to submit payments for The Bahamas General Certificate Secondary Education (BGCSE) before the end of December or face the additional cost of Value Added Tax (VAT) to the payment has been dismissed by the Ministry of Education (MOE) as untrue. The letter dated November 13, [...]

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BFM Announces Funeral Dates

17 November 2014

The Bahamas Faith Ministries (BFM) announced Friday the dates for the home going and memorial services for Dr. Myles Munroe, his wife and Dr. Richard Pinder. The funeral service for Dr. Munroe and his wife, Pastor Ruth, will be streamed live from BFM on Thursday, December 4. Dr. Pinder’s home going service will be held [...]

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Attorney Calls Immigration Raids “Terroism”

Attorney Calls Immigration Raids “Terroism”

17 November 2014

Attorney Fred Smith, QC yesterday defended his comments calling recent immigration raids carried out as a part of the government’s newly implemented immigration policies institutional terrorism and called on all those living in The Bahamas to stand up and defend their constitutional rights. Mr. Smith, who serves as president of the Grand Bahama Human Rights [...]

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BIFF BRINGS HOLLYWOOD TO THE BAHAMAS

17 November 2014

With plans to “bring Hollywood to The Bahamas,” The Bahamas International Food Festival announced a slate of events at a press conference held at Bacardi on Thursday, November 13th. The festival, which is scheduled for December 4-9th in New Providence and December 10-14th in Harbor Island, Eleuthera, will showcase nearly one hundred films from both [...]

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Bahamas to Undergo CFATF Review in 2015

17 November 2014

The country’s financial sector will once again be brought under a microscope as the industry will undergo a fourth round of reviews by the Caribbean Financial Action Taskforce next year. Attorney General Allyson Maynard- Gibson made the announcement while bringing remarks at The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) annual excellence awards gala dinner, at the [...]

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Louis Bacon Ex-Employee – GUILTYof Insider Dealing

14 November 2014

Julian Rifat, a former trader at Moore Capital Management LLC who was once named in a list of “Institutional Investors That Matter,” pleaded guilty to insider dealing at a London court today. Rifat, 45, entered a guilty plea to a charge brought by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority, relating to trading using illegal tips in [...]

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