Archive | February, 2017

In Search Of Truth

By P.J. Malone What is truth? Dictionary.com describes it as, “the true or actual state of a matter; conformity with fact or reality; a verified or indisputable fact, proposition, principle, or the like”. The opposite of truth is described as “falsehood, dishonesty, misrepresentation, untruth, lie”. Given these definitions, it is easy to find truth. You […]

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A Magnitude of Unfair Treatment

By P.J. Malone The magnitude of the experiences fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been made to suffer at the hands of hedge-fund billionaire Louis Bacon, Save The Bays and their cohorts is staggering. How can anyone survive such an onslaught? Think about it. First you have to endure your neighbour taking over the road that […]

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$28 million dollar agreement for water improvement project

Piped potable water will be provided to all Bahamian communities in shortly through a $28 million loan agreement from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Minister of Public Works and Urban Development Philip ‘Brave’ Davis made the announcement during the official launch of The Bahamas Water Supply Improvement Project yesterday at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel. […]

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DNA Ratifies Four

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) ratified another four candidates in the run-up to the general election. Elected as the newly appointed four were Samuel Kemp-Representative in the North Andros and Berry Islands constituency, Samuel Strachan-Representative for Cat Island, Rum Cay, and San Salvador; Stephanie Lightbourne- Representative for Englerston; Gerrino Saunders- Representative for St. Barnabas. Leader […]

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Privy Council Has Fourth Sitting In The Bahamas

Having sat in Nassau on more occasions than they have anywhere other than the United Kingdom, the Judicial Committee of the London-based Privy Council will see its fourth sitting of The Bahamas’ final Court of Appeal this week as five Privy Council judges are set to hear appeals and applications over the next five days. […]

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Gibson Fires Back At Butler- Turner Over Gun Comments

The battle for Long Island is starting to heat up as the Free National Movement’s candidate for the island Adrian Gibson and the island’s representative and Opposition Leader in the House of Assembly Loretta Butler Turner have currently engaged in a war of words on social media. The back and forth began last week when […]

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Butler- Turner: Everyone Wants To Lead

Opposition Leader in the House of Assembly and Long Island Member of Parliament (MP) Loretta Butler- Turner yesterday suggested that Opposition forces are being hindered from throwing out the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Government because too many individuals want to lead. In an interview with The Bahama Journal, Mrs. Butler-Turner lamented the urgency of opposition […]

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GB Undergoes Environmental Safety Assessment

Representatives of the Antea Group, an international Engineering and Environmental Consulting Firm from the Netherlands, spent over a week in Grand Bahama, recently. The firm, which specializes in full service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure and urban planning conducted investigations into environmental safety of residents within the Pinder’s Point, Lewis Yard, Hawksbill and […]

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Chipman says he’s not a part of the “game”

St. Anne’s Member of Parliament (MP) Hubert Chipman says he will not become a part this “game” the government is playing. The comments came during a short interview with The Bahama Journal yesterday morning. Mr. Chipman was asked what he makes of all that has transpired since the public reading of a letter, where he […]

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Zika Numbers Decreasing

Local health officials are expressing optimism in regards to the Zika virus, saying that suspected cases have diminished significantly since the start of the new year. According to the Ministry of Health’s official website, as of last Monday, there were no new cases of the Zika virus reported in the country. “The number of suspected […]

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