Archive | January, 2017

PM & Fitzgerald Scoff at Minnis

Prime Minister Christie and Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald scoffed at Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis’ claims that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) is grasping at straws after having welcomed nine former Free National Movement (FNM) members and supporters. “A party with the heritage of the PLP ought to attract a wiser comment from the […]

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New Academy for Behavior Challenged Students

In the wake of violence in schools especially among young boys, Prime Minister Perry Christie noted that an academy for those with behavioral challenges is in the making as he wants better for the youth of the nation. His remarks came as he delivered the keynote address at an Honor’s Assembly held at Donald Davis […]

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Legal Action On US Officer Possible

In the wake of allegations that The Bahamas has very strong ties to terrorism by a US INTEL officer, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell is hinting that some legal action may be in place. Malcolm Nance on Saturday made the serious claim while sitting as a guest on a MSNBC show hosted by JoyAnn Reid […]

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Fire At Magistrate Courts

Firefighters were alerted sometime around 6:00 a.m. yesterday to a fire at the Nassau Street Magistrates Court Complex causing a slight delay in business at the courts. Fire Chief Superintendent Walter Evans says fire officials arrived on the scene in time to put out the blaze before any internal damage to the courts could be […]

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DNA Urges Gov’t To Increase Gun Licenses

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Business President Ben Albury is suggesting free and upstanding Bahamian citizens – should they be in good standing with the law – be allowed to obtain firearm licenses with ease.   Noting the uptick in crime, especially the incidents involving gun violence, over the first few weeks of the New Year, […]

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Bahamas To Host Small Island Development Conference

The Bahamas has been tapped to host a symposium for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) under the theme “Implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in Small Island Developing States Equipping public institutions and mobilizing partnerships.” The announcement was made yesterday in a press conference held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Minister of State for […]

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Roberts: More FNMs To Crossover

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts has indicated that the nine former Free National Movement members that pledged support for the PLP may be a precursor of things to come.   Calvin Farquharson, Ivoine Ingraham, Peter Carey, Kingston Brown, Wellington Smith along with former FNM MPs Anthony Miller, Lester Turnquest, Byron Woodside and Algernon […]

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Nottage on Fighting School Violence

Hitting back at FNM candidate and former Assistant Commissioner of Police Marvin Dames’ suggestion of putting metal detectors in the public school system, Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage noted that that avenue is not the way to go.   Dr. Nottage in his address at the close of the Progressive Liberal Party’s National […]

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NAD Counts Down To 10th Anniversary

NAD COUNTS DOWN TO 10TH ANNIVERSARY AS LPIA OPERATOR

This year, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) will mark its tenth year operating Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) under a management partnership with Vantage Airport Group (formerly YVRAS). On April 1, 2007, NAD took over all commercial operations at LPIA inclusive of the terminal buildings, parking facilities and runways. Since the transfer of operations to NAD, […]

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Mitchell: ISIS Report “Rubbish”

Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell hitting out at an intelligence expert that made some very strong claims on an American news station on Saturday. Malcolm Nance, a US Intel Officer while appearing as a guest as on a show hosted by MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid indicated that The Bahamas has very strong ties to terrorism. “The […]

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