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Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal Health Officials Defend “Miscommunication” On Ebola Scare
 
Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal

Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal

Although many may have been waiting to hear from the nation’s chief as to what really went on with that multi-million dollar Letter of Intent (LOI) with a waste to energy company, Prime Minister Perry Christie has reportedly announced that the man at the very centre of the controversial scandal, Ministry of Works Parliamentary Secretary [...]

Health Officials Defend “Miscommunication” On Ebola Scare

Health Officials Defend “Miscommunication” On Ebola Scare

Medical tests from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States have confirmed that the Ukrainian man who died in The Bahamas last week did not die of Ebola, as widely speculated, but Malaria. At a press conference held yesterday morning at the Ministry of Health local health officials made the [...]

MAN BEING ARRAIGNED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

29 September 2014

A 21-year-old man was arraigned in a magistrate’s court on two counts of attempted muder Friday. Prince Albert Farrington of Tall Pines was charged with attempting to murder Dashard Bethel and Drenda Williams on September 22. Farrington was not required to enter a plea to the charges and he was denied. He was remanded to [...]

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Students on Internet Violence

29 September 2014

After reoccurring videos of violence in local senior high schools flooded social media, Bahama Journal staff took to the downtown city to find out what the students had to say about this now national issue. Videos of students belittling teachers and of ferocious fights in their school uniforms have been floating along the realms of [...]

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One Killed, Three Injured in Weekend Shooting

One Killed, Three Injured in Weekend Shooting

29 September 2014

A shooting incident has left one man dead and three other people detained in hospital. According to reports, on Saturday around 10:00 p.m. three men and a female were sitting outside a local business establishment located at Grace Terrace off Bernard Road, when someone fired several shots. One man was shot to the head another [...]

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Man Dies in Police Custody

29 September 2014

The allegations of police brutality is a controversial issue that has gained international attention and has plagued the Royal Bahamas Police Force for years now, in fact this issue is once again brought to the spotlight following the death of man who died while in police custody over the weekend. The information surrounding the death [...]

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Keep Grand Bahama Clean Celebrates Eight Years Of Environmental Initiatives

29 September 2014

Keep Grand Bahama Clean, launched in 2006, celebrates eight successful years of environmental initiatives. The October 2014 Anniversary began with members and friends worshipping together at a Sunday morning church service held at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, serving as the kickoff event for month long activities. “It’s truly a blessing to celebrate [...]

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Eight-Year-Old Boy Electrocuted

29 September 2014

Police are investigating the death of an eight-year-old Bahamian boy who died after apparently being electrocuted while at the Orange Hill Beach Inn Friday. The boy and his relatives were guests at the hotel and he had reportedly just finished swimming in the hotel’s pool when he came into contact with an air conditioner unit. [...]

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Cash: Gaming Bill Pay Back To Number Bosses

29 September 2014

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash is convinced that the passing of the Gaming Bill was simply the government’s pay back to number bosses; however Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts has shot down those claims as ‘old news.’ Mr. Roberts told the Bahama Journal on Sunday that PLP officials have since denied [...]

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New BTC Flagship Store for Long Island—BTC brings the latest technology to Southern Bahamas

29 September 2014

BTC is continuing its commitment to expand its access to high quality service and products to all of the nation’s major islands with the launch of a new flagship store in Deadman’s Cay, Long Island today. The flagship store, which was previously a cashier and bill-pay station, will now offer a wide product range and [...]

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GBCC Present Economic Vision Plan to Gov’t

GBCC Present Economic Vision Plan to Gov’t

29 September 2014

Executives of the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) formally presented the Government with a blue print for the future development of Freeport and by-extension the country for the remaining 40 years. The report provides an extensive analysis of targeted development opportunities, with specific recommendations for structuring the economic future of Freeport and Grand Bahama [...]

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Education Minister Address School Violence

25 September 2014

Tensions flared between members of the press and the Minister of Education on Wednesday as the media was blasted for irresponsibly producing reports of violence in public schools after a number of videos posted to social media went viral. Before abruptly ending the press conference, Mr. Fitzgerald maintained that despite what is being circulated on [...]

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