Archive | July, 2012

Babies Die From PMH Infection Outbreak

Two babies on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) have died and six others are infected by a bacterial outbreak on that ward. Hospital officials have since launched an investigation into this serious bacterial outbreak. A press release from the Public Hospital Authority (PHA) noted that officials are looking […]

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Curry Confident Of By-Election Win

A two-time Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) candidate for North Abaco is more than confident that he will win the seat this time around once the by-election is called. Renardo Curry, who was ratified by the PLP late last week, said he is ready to get “the ball rolling.” “I feel a whole lot more confident […]

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Media Get Inside Look At Atlantis

The media got a taste of the suite life at The Cove Atlantis over the weekend. Since 1998, the media have been covering the lavish, legendary resort, but few have gotten a inside look at the expansive property, which for years has been the playground for the rich and famous. With that in mind, Atlantis […]

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Logan West Crowned Miss Teen USA

Few teenage girls can boast of being a queen. But, Logan West can count herself among the lucky ones. The 18-year-old, who entered the pageant as Miss Connecticut, was crowned Miss Teen USA on Saturday at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island. The Southington, Connecticut native, who is a senior at the Greater Hartford Academy of […]

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Christie Has Learnt Lesson, Says Allen

Having learnt a brutal lesson from the 2007 General Election and then experiencing a landslide victory in the May 7 General Election, Prime Minister Perry Christie is on a mission to redeem himself as a productive leader, a former veteran politician has said. While appearing on JCN television talk show Jones & Company yesterday, Co-Chairman […]

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Mother Of Two Killed In Domestic Dispute

A domestic dispute ended with a 27-year-old man killing a 23-year-old mother of two. According to police, the victim, identified as Kidley St. Breave of Quarry Mission Road, was killed Friday evening during an altercation with her boyfriend. The incident happened at the man’s Charles Vincent Street residence. The suspect contacted police to report the […]

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Two Suspects Shot During High-Speed Chase

A high-speed chase in New Providence early yesterday morning ended with police shooting two known suspects. It all started when police got a tip that three men in a white Honda Accord were in the Kemp Road area with firearms. When officers on patrol got in the Sutton Street, Kemp Road area they spotted trio […]

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Developer Cautions Gov’t – Wilson Speaks On Mortgage Plan

The government’s mortgage relief plan, which is meant to bring relief to struggling homeowners, could be compromised if lending institutions outmaneuver the government and tip the scales of the plan in their favour, a leading real estate developer warned yesterday. Chairman of Arawak Homes Franklyn Wilson said while there is urgent need for action to […]

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Atlantis Reports Group Business Upswing

After four years of weathering the economic recession, one of the country’s leading hotel properties has reported a marked increase in group business. The recession forced many foreign companies to scale back on holding conventions and other events in The Bahamas, which put a pinch on revenues at resort properties in The Bahamas. However, a […]

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Muck, Mire and Mayhem

Despite the fact that chronic non-communicable diseases are costing the Bahamian people so very much, it remains a sad fact of life that precious little is being done to counteract the damage done. It is also sadder yet that we know that such diseases can be fought and can be prevented if only people were […]

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