Archive | March, 2013

Roberts: FNM Wasted Millions On Water Plant

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts says the Ingraham administration wasted millions of dollars for water works in Abaco that were not completed in four years. Mr. Roberts, who gave remarks at a recent Sandy Point Abaco PLP Branch Meeting, told those gathered that in April 2007 the then Christie administration issued a contract […]

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Officers Graduate From Terrorism Training Course

Twenty-four officers attached to the Central Detective Unit (CDU) graduated from a terrorist crime scene investigation course on Friday. The officers, who participated, were from CDU here in New Providence as well as Abaco, Grand Bahama, Exuma, Eleuthera among others. The Terrorist Crime Scene Investigation Training was a two-week course that provided the officers with […]

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Homicides Within Minutes Of Each Other

A seven-day lull ended with police scrambling to the scene of two early Friday morning murders, pushing this year’s homicide count to now one shy of 20. Homicide detectives are on the hunt for the five men believed to be responsible for those early morning shootings which left two men dead. One of the victims […]

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Haitian-Bahamians Want Citizenship

Three young Haitian-Bahamians stood before the Constitutional Commission this past Friday making recommendations specifically surrounding children born to Haitian parents receiving citizenship. The trio, representatives from Univision, a civic organisation geared at spreading equality amongst cultures, presented the challenges that face children born to Haitian parents in The Bahamas. President and Founder of Univision Lovy […]

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Gov’t To Revamp Prince George Wharf

The government is looking to redevelop Prince George Wharf to keep up with the growing demand from international cruise ships, Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin revealed recently. “With the growing demand for Nassau as a port of entry for cruise ships and the significant resources expended by the state over the years including the […]

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When Children Suffer

Things are tough and the times are hard. But yet the fact remains: – Like other right-thinking people around the world, Bahamians crave commodious lives for themselves and their loved ones – ways of living that allow them and their brood to aspire and achieve some of their goals. There is any number of men […]

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TCI Elections In Limbo

Less than four months after electing their first local government in more than three years, Turks and Caicos Islanders could be headed back to the polls soon if a judge rules that several of that island’s elected officials violated election laws. Six members of the TCI House of Assembly – two from the governing party […]

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COB Workers to Be Paid this Month

The over 300 non-faculty workers at The College of The Bahamas (COB) could expect their long awaited pay increases and bonuses from the government this month. The employees, who have been on work to rule since November, have been given the runaround for several months now, but according to Bahamas Public Service Union President John […]

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Farrakan: Tribune twisted remarks about Peter Nygard— Bacon Under Fire

Kai Nygard, the son of Fashion mogul and philanthropist Peter Nygard, and attorney Keod Smith intimated in a news conference called in Nassau on Saturday by The Honourable Louis Farrakhan, head of the Nation of Islam, that they would not be surprised if it is discovered that The Tribune was carrying a brief for Louis […]

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