Archive | January, 2014

RBC Sponsors 42nd Bahamas Red Cross Ball

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) recently announced that it is sponsoring the upcoming 42nd Bahamas Red Cross Society Ball. The annual ball has become the kickoff event of the Bahamian social calendar year. It marks the first major fundraiser of each year for the Red Cross. The Red Cross Ball offers good food, entertainment […]

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Pinewood Man Murdered –Shot Through Window

A Pinewood Gardens man was shot and killed in his Sequoia Street home late Tuesday evening. According to police, the man was standing inside his house, just off Buttonwood Avenue, when gunmen fired shots at him through the window. He was hit in the head and died on the scene. The victim is Stephan Bethel. […]

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Lady Rosalind Damaged By Fire

Lady Rosalind Damaged By Fire

A cargo ship that has been used for years to transport goods from the capital to the Family Islands was badly damaged on Wednesday by what officials believe was an electrical fire. A fire broke out in the engine room of The Lady Rosalind early yesterday. Workers said the vessel has not been in use […]

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Garbage Workers Make Big Stink During Protest

Sanitation workers from the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) gathered in Rawson Square Wednesday in what Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) President John Pinder called a peaceful demonstration. Mr. Pinder said among the workers’ complaints are job security and equipment shortages. “Their concern came about on Monday morning when they arrived at work and […]

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Restaurateurs To Open Billfish Grill At Palm Cay

For years, thousands of residents of New Providence’s eastern district piled into cars and trucks to trek west as more and more restaurants opened miles away from the oldest established residential district in New Providence. That’s about to change. During the first quarter of this year, two experienced restaurateurs are opening Billfish Grill at Palm […]

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Corruption Probe At PHA–PHA Director Suspended

Managing Director of the Public Hospital Authority (PHA) Herbert Brown has been suspended pending an investigation into the alleged mishandling of a multi-million dollar bond. According to sources, the PHA was seeking to raise funds, which Mr. Brown was overseeing. It is alleged that he mishandled a more than $30 million bond and placed the […]

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Ellis Receives Person Of The Year Award

Ellis Receives Person Of The Year Award

A popular clergyman who broke off from the Full Gospel Baptist denomination has been named Jones Communications Network’s (JCN) Person of the Year. The Bishop Neil C. Ellis yesterday received the honour after being the first Bahamian to head a Christian fellowship, which is comprised of more than 200 churches. Every year, JCN holds its […]

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PM: BTC Deal A Win-Win

PM: BTC Deal A Win-Win

The government yesterday formalised its new deal with Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) to reacquire two per cent of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) – something Prime Minister Perry Christie said is a “win-win” for both sides and did not cost the Bahamian people “one single cent.” “On the contrary, the government has been able […]

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COB Appoints Earla Carey-Baines

Four Bahamians are being considered for president of the College of The Bahamas (COB) but until one is named Dr. Earla Carey-Baines will function as its acting president. Her appointment came into effect on January 1, COB’s Council announced yesterday in a press release. Dr. Carey-Baines has more than 30 years’ experience in education and […]

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Dwight Smith Re-elected

Outgoing Chairman of the Police Staff Association (PSA) Dwight Smith has been re-elected to serve on the executive board of the organisation. Last week, the suspended chairman was charged with assault after it was alleged that he indecently assaulted a female employee of the PSA. The PSA held its election on Monday and despite the […]

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