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Gov’t Approves Disney’s Proposal

Conservationists and Environmentalists  suffered a  blow  last  Friday evening as the proposal submitted by Disney Cruise line Island Development Ltd for Lighthouse  Point was   approved  by the government.  Negotiations for a  heads of agreement will now begin.  In a  Press release  following Friday’s cabinet meeting,  the government emphasized that  Lighthouse  Point – considered by […]

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Prince George Wharf To Be Redeveloped

  Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said that the government has released to public domain the request for proposal for the Prince George Dock. He said that this will transform the Prince George Wharf  into a premier cruise destination in the Caribbean. He added that the real challenge is not  getting more tourists here,  but getting […]

Visually Impaired Individuals Embark on 3 Mile Hike

22 October 2018

To many, the life of someone disabled may seem limited, but twenty individuals from the visually impaired community this past  weekend embarked on a hike in the Coral Harbor area. Off the heels of World Sight Day this month, the visually impaired community along with members of the Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinders, the Kiwanis Club […]

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DNA BLASTS POST OFFICE RELOCATION

22 October 2018

Democratic National Alliance Spokesperson for Transport & Aviation Buscheme Armbrister  expressed concerns this  past weekend regarding the relocation of the General Post Office.  Mr. Armbrister noted that over the years the country’s postal system has been seriously challenged resulting in postal workers having to endure “substandard and dangerous working conditions”.  He said, “while it is […]

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GOV’T ACCUSED OF NAKED CORRUPTION

22 October 2018

Former Cabinet Minister Bradley Roberts says “the decision of the government to lease the premises of the Town Center Mall from one of its senior cabinet minister, Immigration and Financial Services Minister Brent Symonette, is just the latest in a number of naked and unbridled corrupt practices of this FNM government.” In a  statement yesterday […]

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Bahamians arraigned for drugs

22 October 2018

A teen spent his 18th birthday behind bars on Friday, for attempting to smuggle drugs into The Bahamas Department of Corrections (BDOC). The accused who was a juvenile at the time of the offense, was charged before Deputy Chief Magistrate, Subusola Swain, for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply. The court heard […]

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LPP Bemoans Failed Model

22 October 2018

Lighthouse Point Partners (LLP) says it is regrettable that the government has capitulated to the demands of Disney Cruise Lines. The group is among those expressing disappointment about cabinet’s decision regarding Disney’s acquisition of Lighthouse Point in Eleuthera. It argued that the government, is perpetuating a failed model, with limited spend by cruise passengers on […]

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LAING DEFENDS WTO ASCENSION

22 October 2018

The Bahamas’ Chief Negotiator Zhivargo Laing yesterday said the challenge for the  government is to protect and preserve Bahamian businesses, no matter how small as the country negotiates ascension into the World Trade Organization (WTO).      Mr. Laing was a guest along with Attorney Paul Moss on the  Love 97 and JCN   Radio […]

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“DON’T DO IT,”

19 October 2018

“DON’T DO IT,” is the stern advice given to the Prime Minister by the Coalition To Save Clifton on the proposed Disney Development at Lighthouse Point, Eleuthera following a recent visit to the site by members of the Coalition. In a Press Statement the Coalition has unequivocally stated its fundamental opposition to the establishment of […]

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Increasing Business Income

19 October 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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PLP Chairman Claims School Bus Contractors Victimized

19 October 2018

The  Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Senator Fred Mitchell  says “in an act of official savagery, contractors for school busing in Abaco, Eleuthera, Bimini and Grand Bahama have reported that in the middle of the school term and in the middle of multi  year contracts,  the contracts have been terminated.” He said, “the letters […]

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Weakness Found In MOF Audit

19 October 2018

A number of irregularities have been  found in  audit report  of the Ministry of Finance.  There were  lease agreements given to Atillio Holdings Company (AHC)  and it was discovered   that “in August 2017, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) executed at least one residential apartment lease agreement with AHC limited, a Bahamian entity incorporated the month […]

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