Archive | April, 2013

Clifton Battle Raging

A well-known pastor and community activist is calling on Prime Minister Perry Christie to intervene in the battle for Clifton before it gets out of hand. The Director of Bahamas Against Crime (BAC) C. B. Moss believes the nation’s leader must do what he can to stop the feud between Queen’s Counsel Fred Smith and […]

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BBA Getting Ready For Elections

The Bahamas Bar Association (BBA) is getting ready to have elections for an executive board in the next several months. According to current BBA President, Ruth Bowe-Darville, notices for nominations will be sent out to members in May. “While I have not seen nominations at yet, the winds have it that there are three contenders […]

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Sandals Honours Top Performing Staff

It was a night glitz and glamour, decadent dining and down home entertainment Tuesday as Sandals Resort and Spa rolled out the red carpet to showcase some of its most talented team members during the Fifth Annual Prestige Awards. The awards recognised excellence among the resort’s 400-plus employees who made significant strides and in some […]

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Sandals GM Denies Union’s Claims

Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort and Spa General Manager Patrick Drake has denied claims from the Bahamas Hotel Maintenance and Allied Workers Union (BHMAWU) that the resort is refusing to recognise the union as the official bargaining agent for the resort’s 400-plus employees months after the court ruled in that body’s favour. Last week, a coalition […]

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PHA Denies Asthma Med Shortage

The Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) does not have a shortage of asthma medication, despite what former Health Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis told a daily newspaper. The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) on Wednesday refuted the Opposition leader’s claim. Dr. Minnis told The Tribune that there is a shortage of albuterol, which is used to treat asthma […]

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NB 12 Editor, Guardian Reporter Face Judge

Broadcast editor at NB12 Juan McCartney and Nassau Guardian reporter Travis Cartwright-Carroll had to appear in the Supreme Court before Justice Bernard Turner Tuesday to explain why an erroneous story was broadcast in that station’s Monday night newscast and published in the newspaper concerning the ongoing Kofhe Goodman murder trial. The inaccurate reports noted that […]

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Murdered Construction Worker Identified

The construction worker who was robbed and killed on Tuesday was officially identified as 51-year-old Don Newbold of Deans Lane off Nassau Street. The shooting happened after 1:00 p.m. through a tract road in the Blue Hill Heights just off the Tonique Williams-Darling Highway. Journal sources said after the victim was robbed and shot on […]

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Mitchell Not Backing Down- Defends Immigration Officers

Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell is defending his immigration officers who detained and removed an American Atlantis employee from off the Paradise Island property because she allegedly was not authorised to work in The Bahamas. The woman, who is a sea lion trainer at Dolphin Cay, was taken off the premises after she failed to produce […]

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A Futile Venture

For as long as we can remember, employers and a host of other interested parties have bemoaned the parlous condition of this nation’s educational systems. We have on occasion lamented the fact that there is a major disconnect in our country as regards schooling and education. As things now stand, we are – as a […]

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Final Witness Testifies In Rolle Inquest

Jurors in the Coroner’s Inquest into Aaron Rolle’s death yesterday heard testimony from the matter’s last witness as well as closing arguments from attorneys. Police Constable 1193 Kevin Thompson, who is attached to the Southern Police Station, was the last witness to take the stand. Rolle died at the Southern Police Station on February 9. […]

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