Archive | May, 2017

Mitchell: PLP’s Death Criticism ‘Premature’

Senator Fred Mitchell explained recently that criticisms surrounding the perceived demise of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) are “premature” and “overly exaggerated.” Mr. Mitchell responded to critics on Sunday, while appearing as a guest on the weekly Love 97 radio talk show and JCN television program Jones and Company. Mr. Mitchell, former minister of foreign […]

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Former AG Welcomes Probe Over Alleged Corruption

Former Attorney General Allyson Maynard- Gibson has welcomed any investigation or audit into alleged corruption attributed to her during her time in office. Mrs. Maynard- Gibson’s comments came while she appeared as a guest on Love 97’s daily radio talk show Issues of the Day. “I don’t believe in boxing the shadows.  I came into […]

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Man Sentenced for Drugs Found at LPIA

Raising 10 children with no job for three years, and living in a country with an unemployment rate at 18 percent is the explanation the attorney for Sergio Demeritte told the court yesterday as he stood before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes on possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply. Thirty-two-year-old Demeritte, of 31 […]

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PM: ‘Use All Media for Hurricane Communication’

As an active hurricane season approaches, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis urged the officials at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to use all media tools to disseminate information about the upcoming hurricanes. Dr. Minnis made this comment while touring NEMA’s headquarters yesterday. “Make use of all media tools to disseminate information in preparation of […]

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Shining A Light On Dark Corners

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a bi-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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UB Confers Honorary Degree on Sir Lynden Pindling

Sir Lynden O. Pindling envisioned that one day the College of The Bahamas would become the University of The Bahamas (UB), a dream realized with UB’s charter on November 10, 2016. At its historic inaugural commencement held on May 25, 2017, the University posthumously conferred upon Sir Lynden its first honorary degree.   Acting on […]

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Three Arrested for Drug Possession

Two Bahamian women and a Bahamian man were taken into custody after they were found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on Friday. According to reports, shortly before 8 a.m., two Bahamian women and a Bahamian man were traveling to the United States, when United States […]

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Taxi Drivers Excited Over Licence Promise

Bahamian taxi drivers said they are more than ecstatic about the Free National Movement’s (FNM) promise to allow provisions for more taxi drivers to own their own licence plates. According to the Speech from the Throne, read last Wednesday, the Minnis led administration has pledged that during its five year term in office it will […]

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“FNM Deceives Electorate,” Says Roberts

Progressive Liberal Party National Chairman Bradley Roberts has denounced Speech from the Throne and said the government is standing on a foundation of broken promises and electoral deceit. In a statement released yesterday, Mr. Roberts said the new administration has deceived the public seeming to renege on key campaign promises, which is “fake news” to […]

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NEMA Focuses on Resilience as 2017 Hurricane Season Begins

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is bracing for another hurricane season, focusing on the watchwords, “Maintaining Disaster Resilience Throughout the Communities.” June 11 – June 18, 2017 is ‘National Disaster Preparedness Week,’ and the public is urged to do their part in preparing for any disaster, natural or manmade this season. However, the public […]

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