Archive | January, 2013

Atlantis Tags, Releases Its Sixth Manta Ray Into The Atlantic Ocean

A team of 28 marine aquarists, divers and veterinarians completed the transfer of a 1,110-pound manta ray from the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort’s 2.7 million-gallon marine habitat back into the Atlantic Ocean as part of their renowned release and research programme. This move marks the sixth successful manta ray release for the Association of Zoos […]

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Anglican Bishop Urges Bahamians To Vote

With just three more days to go before the January 28 referendum Anglican Bishop Laish Boyd is urging all registered Bahamians to go out and vote. While Bishop Boyd again stressed that the Anglican Diocese does not support the legalisation of the numbers business, he said the issue is now focused on citizen participation. “At […]

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AG: No Sex Tourism In The Bahamas

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson has told members of the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva that sex tourism involving children does not occur in The Bahamas. The attorney general, who is accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary Cleola Hamilton and other government officials, is in Switzerland for the 15th session of […]

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Pastors Disgusted With Numbers March

Disgusted with the turnout of over 1,000 ‘Vote Yes’ supporters who took to the city centre yesterday to push legalised gambling, the Save Our Bahamas Committee blamed the government and law enforcement officials for allowing the event to transpire and asked them to take charge of the country. Committee members said that yesterday’s actions were […]

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Numbers Bosses Unite As Race Enters Final Stretch-Web shop owners lead march on Bay Street

It was an unprecedented show of unity as owners of web shops attempting to sway voters ahead of next week’s gaming referendum, walked hand-in-hand and led a demonstration of ‘Vote Yes’ supporters through the streets of downtown Nassau Wednesday. Hundreds marched along with the web shop operators as Junkanoo music filled the air – all […]

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Gov’t Moves To Recoup Lost Tobacco Taxes

The government has come up with a plan to ensure that non-taxed tobacco products do not make it to the local market and at the same time boost revenue and improve public health. If passed, the Excise Tax Bill would ensure that the tens of millions of dollars The Bahamas loses each year to smuggled […]

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FNM To Blame For Bad Economy

The former Ingraham administration’s “poor” estimates and “reckless” financial management are to blame for the current state of the economy, according to Minister for Financial Services Ryan Pinder. On Wednesday, during his contribution to the Excise Stamp (Tobacco Products) Control Bill, Mr. Pinder said it is unbelievable to see what has transpired financially over the […]

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FNM: PM Has Zero Credibility

Free National Movement (FNM) Chairman Darron Cash claims that Prime Minister Perry Christie has deceived the Bahamian people once again and has zero credibility in reporting the outcome of the foreign consultation for gambling laws and regulation. According to Mr. Cash, it seems as though the prime minister and his administration doesn’t want Bahamians to […]

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All Numbers Bosses Will Lose Money

They may be raking in the dough now, but according to President of FML Group of Companies, Craig Flowers, if Bahamians vote in favour of regulating the web shop gaming sector all of the numbers bosses will lose money. Mr. Flowers, who was a guest on the Love 97FM daily talk show, Issues of the […]

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Paying the Price

As far as seniority is concerned and as far as good sense is needed, there is today no doubting the conclusion which shouts and screams for those who now govern to do so as if they have the wisdom to lead; that they can pluck up the courage to make the hard decisions and know […]

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