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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 […]

Davis Chides Government On Labour Woes

13 December 2018

Progressive Liberal Party Leader Philip Davis slammed  the Free National Movement Government over recent and ongoing labour woes, charging that  “the government seems impotent and paralyzed to decisively address and resolve them.   “Maybe they are not focused; perhaps they do not know what to do, or they are simply tone deaf because they simply […]

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DNA BLASTS MASS SHREDDING OF MAIL

13 December 2018

The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) Spokesperson for Transport and Aviation spoke out yesterday addressing concerns over the mass shredding of mail belonging to individuals, businesses, and organizations. Buscheme Armbrister said in a release that it is “disturbing that the Minister responsible for the postal system in the country seems unaware of this reckless action or […]

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Police Tout Reduction In Crime

13 December 2018

One week after a double homicide on the property of the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre followed by another fatal double shooting in Jubilee Gardens, Acting Police Commissioner Emerick Seymour said there is no need to fear.   ACP Seymour’s comments echoes those of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, who recently stated that the fear Bahamians once […]

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YOUNG AUTHOR RECEIVES PRAISES

13 December 2018

A 15-year-old author received high praise from Education Minister Jeffery Lloyd and other education official yesterday.   During a courtesy call at the Ministry of Education, Sierra Blair, was greeted by the Minister  who said he hopes her writing would further inspire and motivate other youngsters to utilize their literary gifts.   According to Acting […]

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Business License Act Amendment Passed

13 December 2018

Amid concerns and advice, legislators yesterday debated and passed a proposed amendment to the Business License Act, thereby reverting to the status quo prior to a change made on July 1.   Simply put, beginning January, businesses with revenue streams of $100,000 or less will be exempt from paying business license fees.   According to […]

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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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