Archive | May, 2017

Press Secretary Explains Victimization Claims

Despite assuming office less than a month ago, the new government has been accused of victimization with the latest claims of four executives at the National Insurance Board (NIB). During the first press briefing yesterday, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold answered questions concerning government audits and victimization. “No matter how it’s spun by the position, audits […]

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PM: New Crime Plan Expected

As the murder rate increases, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said Minister of National Security Marvin Dames is working feverishly toward the introduction of the country’s new crime plan. Prime Minister Minnis made the comments after being questioned by reporters following a tour of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Monday morning. “He is […]

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“FNM Victimized NIB Employees,” Says Davis

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Interim Leader Philip Davis has lambasted the Free National Movement (FNM) and its leader Dr. Hubert Minnis for victimization, after several senior National Insurance Board (NIB) employees were placed on paid leave. In a statement yesterday, Mr. Davis called the move vengeful and said the FNM learned nothing about governance during […]

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Country in Great Pain

The once tranquil and peaceful Bahamas is now in great pain and challenged daily by crime and anti-social behavioral actions, according to outgoing President of the Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention Dr. William Thompson. Dr. Thompson commented on the state of the nation yesterday during his address at the 82nd Annual Baptist Convention […]

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Man Drowned Near Prince George Wharf

A gruesome discovery of the lifeless body of an adult male in waters near the Prince George Wharf brought some businesses in the downtown area to a halt yesterday, according to Chief Superintendent of Police Craig Stubbs. Not suspecting foul play, Chief Superintendent Stubbs told reporters on the scene what police believed to have occurred, […]

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ALIV Partners with Abaco Chamber of Commerce

ALIV, The Bahamas’ newest telecommunications company, announced yesterday that it has signed on to become the official telecommunications partner for the Abaco Chamber of Commerce over the next three years. “We are excited and pleased to be able to work with ALIV for the benefit of the Abaco Chamber of Commerce and its membership,” said […]

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“Money Wasted on Healthcare,” Says Sands

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands yesterday charged that there has been a significant amount of wastage financially by the previous Christie administration within the healthcare system. According to the newly appointed health minister, there appears to have been expenditure in excess of over $100 million spent by the previous government involving pending commitments. Dr. […]

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Two Charged with QVS Robbery

Two young men, both 24 were remanded The Bahamas Department Of Correctional Services on charges related to the recent brazen armed robbery of  QVS Pharmacy in the Seagrapes Shopping Plaza, Prince Charles.   Arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday, before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt, on four counts of armed robbery contrary to section 339(2) of the […]

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$2 Million Paid for Police Overtime

More than 1,000 police officers began receiving their overtime payments yesterday. Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest told The Bahama Journal that the government paid police officers a total of $2.17 million for overtime that was promised. As promised by both the former and current administrations, police officers who worked 12-hour shifts in 2013 and […]

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BCP Members Resign

The Bahamas Constitution Party (BCP) Deputy Servant Leader Colin Miller and the party’s Women’s Chairman Kathleen Knowles have resigned. The resignations are with immediate effect, according to a release the party issued yesterday. On a point of clarification, the release also reiterated that fact that Pastor Micklyn Seymour, president of Bahamas in Prophecy and his […]

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