Archive | April, 2014

Urban Renewal Englerston Clean Up

Urban Renewal Englerston Clean Up

Over the next six weeks, The Urban Renewal Programme will conduct clean-up initiatives in communities throughout New Providence and on Monday started in the Englerston constituency. The Royal Bahamas Police Force, the church community, members of the community, the Jones Communications Network ‘Operation Love Your Country’, the Ministry of Works and Heath all partnered with […]

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Two Killed in Acklins Crash

Two men were killed yesterday morning after their car overturned on a road on Acklins. According to police, the men were driving south along Queen’s Highway in Hard Hill, Acklins shortly before 10:00 a.m. in a 2006 Toyota Scion when they lost control of the vehicle and overturned in nearby bushes. Both men were thrown […]

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Theme Water Park In The Works –Company Looking to Introduce Popular Attractions

A local company is seeking to own a greater share of tourism profits by expanding its brand to offer some of the latest innovations in water sports and water parks. Aquamarine Water Sport Activities Ltd. received high marks from tourism, port, hotel, and other industry representatives at the recent launch of its expansion into products […]

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Police Hunt For Jail Escapee

Days after escaping custody at the Grove Police Station, police continue to search for wanted suspect Tamico Williams, police confirmed yesterday. Williams’ escape was only reported Monday, however, police reports said that the 22-year-old Podoleo Street resident evaded custody “over the weekend” without stating clearly the specific date or time of his evasion. He was […]

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Murder Victim Identified

The country’s latest murder victim has been identified as Neko Lloyd. Lloyd was the sixth man to be killed in six days. According to police shortly after midnight Sunday Lloyd was sitting on a bench at the rear of a female friend’s home located on Gibbs Corner off East Street, when a man armed with […]

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Gov’t Still Eyes NHI By Year’s End

Health Minister Dr. Perry Gomez said yesterday that experts from the Costa Rican-based consultancy firm contracted to advise the government on the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) plan are in the country and are expected to complete their work by early summer. “The work on the NHI is continuing,” Dr. Gomez told reporters […]

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FNM Not Surprised By Mitchell’s Actions

The Free National Movement’s (FNM) Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Hubert Chipman said the party is not shocked at the minister of foreign affairs’ letter of apology to the government of Malaysia. Last week Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell sent a diplomatic letter to the government of Malaysia apologising for Opposition Leader Dr. […]

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Fear of Crime Deepens

The fear of crime in New Providence is seemingly deepening as a result of the recent carnage recorded over the past few weeks. Police have been called to the scenes of numerous armed robberies, shootings and murders in recent days prompting residents in the capital to reportedly take extra precaution in their day to day […]

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DNA Women’s Alliance Push for Gender Equality

DNA Women’s Alliance Push for Gender Equality

Members of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Women’s Alliance said it is time all members of society stand together and speak up for the full equality of Bahamian women. In a press statement issued yesterday by Women’s Alliance President Prodesta Moore said the alliance held a forum under the theme “Achieving Equality for Women and […]

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154 To Receive Cataract Surgeries

154 To Receive Cataract Surgeries

Nearly 200 Bahamians will receive free cataract surgeries as a result of a new partnership between The Bahamian and Chinese governments. So far 154 people have signed up for the Bright Journey programme. On Wednesday members of the Bright Journey medical team from Peking University First Hospital are set to travel to New Providence. “Bright […]

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