Archive | October, 2016

Collie: “Roberts Is Delusional”

Free National Movement  Chairman Sidney Collie has some strong words for his counterpart  on the governing side, calling Progressive  Liberal Party  Chairman Bradley Roberts “delusional”. In a press statement,  Mr. Collie chided Mr. Roberts for his performance during a press conference held earlier this week concerning the status of the Progressive Liberal Party’s upcoming convention. […]

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Deltec Bank Donates $25K to NEMA for Hurricane Matthew restoration

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) continues to receive outstanding support with contributions rolling in, in an effort to restore the country back to normalcy after the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. Receiving another donation to assist in recovery and relief efforts, Deltec Bank & Trust Limited donated $25,000 to NEMA in the wake of Hurricane […]

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Izmirilian Begs For Baha Mar

Baha Mar Developer Sarkis Izmirilian is not letting his dream project go down without fight, calling the takeover by the Hong Kong company Perfect Luck Holdings Limited “an intricate fabrication”. In an open letter penned to Liu Liange, President of the Chinese Export Import Bank, Mr. Izmirilian said he finds it bizarre that his proposal […]

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Restoration Efforts On Target

After social and technical assessments in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, recovery teams have been deployed throughout the devastated areas within the country, according to National Disaster Recovery Coordinator and Labour Minister Shane Gibson. Mr. Gibson said the government is on target in its effort to restore the country to a state of normalcy. “We’ve […]

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RBC DONATES $300K HURRICANE RELIEF

More assistance comes in by means of financial contributions as the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) donates $300,000 to the recovery and restoration efforts. Continuing its 100 year plus support of communities in the region, RBC has donated globally, with $100,000 to assist with international relief efforts in Red Cross Organizations specifically in Canada and […]

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Newbold Selected To ACP Federation Board

A prominent local journalist has been elected to a very important international press body. Anthony Newbold, President of the Bahamas Press Club has been selected as an executive council member of the federation of the ACP press clubs. This coming during the first ever congress of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) press clubs, bringing together […]

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“Minnis Is A Big Joke”, Says Roberts

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts firing some serious shots at the two leaders of the Free National Movement. Yesterday in a press statement he referred to Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis as a “Big joke” and his Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest as dishonest. “Dr. Hubert Minnis is one big joke and cannot be taken […]

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If You Weren’t With The Crows Found

By P.J. Malone Some individuals working on behalf of the Save The Bays organization, or representing Save The Bays, have objected to being included in the discussions of the Save The Bays’ actions. These actions include unfairly attacking fashion mogul Peter Nygard, attacking the Progressive Liberal Party Government, and engaging in a smear campaign and […]

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Massive clean-up campaign and restoration in Central and North Andros post Hurricane Matthew

Residents in North Andros who were severely impacted by the powerful Hurricane Matthew almost two weeks ago are beginning to feel some sense of normalcy, as a massive clean-up campaign is almost completed in that Family Island community.   On Sunday, October 23, two weeks after the Category 4 storm struck that area, Leonard Dames […]

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Sandals To Re-Open Tomorrow

The Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort on Cable Beach is set to re-open tomorrow after a summer filled with controversy. In August, the resort announced that it would be temporarily closing to commence much needed infrastructural repairs, subsequently making over 600 workers redundant. Prior to this, in July, several workers were arrested after protesting what they […]

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