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Bank of the Bahamas downsizing

Bank of the Bahamas is undergoing  a downsizing exercise at two of their branches. It is reported that 15 or more persons were let go from the Village Road branch on Tuesday  and another large number of persons from the Harold Road branch on Wednesday. Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said he knew nothing of […]

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Post Office Demo Hits Bay Street

Still taking a stand against adverse working conditions, the staff of the post office took their protest from their doorstep at the general post office to Bay Street. Armed with a plaqucards and pictures of mold and rats, workers from all of the post office branches gathered just two feet away from the House of  […]

More BPL Fraud Charges

17 November 2017

Just several days after an all points bulletin was put out for their arrests, the other two men wanted in connection with a Bahamas Power and Light investigation were charged yesterday. Appearing before chief magistrate Joy-Ann Ferguson Pratt were attorney Che Campbell Chase and former BPL employee James Dean. Thirty-five-year-old Chase was arraigned on one […]

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Bahamasair Revenue Improves

17 November 2017

Bahamasair’s Managing Director, Tracy Cooper  says there has been  a ten  to fifteen per cent improvement in the overall revenue of the national flag carrier. Bahamasair has extended their  flight schedule  to other countries. Speaking with the Bahama Journal  on  the airline’s inaugural flight to Houston, Texas, Mr. Cooper said, “starting from the beginning of […]

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Shooting Near Primary School

17 November 2017

Students and parents of St. Francis and Joseph’s Catholic school experienced quite a scare yesterday when a brazen afternoon shooting took place near the school’s campus. According to police reports, shortly before 3pm, they received information that a male was shot in a parking lot near the school located on Boyd Road. On arrival at […]

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“Crime Trending Down,” Says Dean

17 November 2017

Gangs violence is an everyday reality that the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) is contending with. However, with a new perspective in combating crime and criminal elements, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Stephen Dean said that there are some initiatives the force is taking in the fight against crime. Speaking at a Rotary Club […]

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BOB IS DOWNSIZING

17 November 2017

The Bank of the Bahamas has  confirmed that it began downsizing The statement yesterday   the bank said it  is doing what it calls  ‘right sizing’ in an effort to get the bank back on a path of sustainable profitability to enhance their shareholders’ and stakeholders’ value. Bank officials have confirmed that less than 30 […]

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The Elusive Truce

17 November 2017

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, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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PLP Chairman Says Gov’t Not Concerned About Bahamians

17 November 2017

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) National Chairman, Fred Mitchell, expressing his concern over recent layoffs or downsizing at the Bank of The Bahamas (BOB),  said  that the Free National Movement (FNM) administration is more concerned about statistics and figures and less about the Bahamian people. “It is always dreadful when men and women lose their jobs. […]

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Infusion Of Millions Into Economy Blocked

16 November 2017

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, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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Police Wear Body Cameras

16 November 2017

In an effort to reduce the level of crime in The Bahamas, the Royal Bahamas Police Force has introduced Point Blank body cameras that will not only help in the fight, but will also make police officers accountable. During a demonstration of police officers in action outfitted with the bodycams, Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ferguson […]

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American Visitor Arrested For Marijuana

16 November 2017

Police have  arrested a female American visitor for possession of a quantity of marijuana while at the international section of the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). According to police reports, shortly after 6pm on Tuesday, officers from the Airport Division, acting on information conducted a search of the American female and found a quantity of […]

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