Archive | June, 2017

Learning The Hard Way

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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“Missing $25 Million False,” Says Sands

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said allegations claiming that $25 million is missing from the National Health Insurance (NHI) Secretariat are “false.” Dr. Sands refuted the allegations in a statement yesterday where he said “there are no persons being investigated in this regard.” The minister of health also confirmed that the government remains committed […]

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‘Three Cheers’ Salute for Retired Commodore

At an official ceremony at the HMBS Coral Harbour [Royal Bahamas Defence Force Base] that saw hundreds of well-wishers, come to witness the historic moment, the Changing of Command, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis saluted outgoing retired Commodore Roderick Bowe as a “consummate naval officer.” Signaling an official change of command within the Royal Bahamas […]

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Christie Lauds Nottage

A teary eyed former Prime Minister Perry Christie said he is one of the many persons who were the last to speak to former Cabinet minister Dr. Bernard Nottage before he died and although their relationship had its temporary downfalls, it transcended those divisions. Mr. Christie shared defining moments stretching way back to primary school […]

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Former AG Pays Tribute to a ‘Loyal Friend’

Allyson Maynard-Gibson Former Attorney General   “Reach out and touch somenody’s hand – make this world a better place if you can”. I have seen the late Honourable Dr. B.J. Nottage hold an elderly woman’s hand and sing her a song. Her demeanour completely changed. BJ, as he was affectionately called by all wanted to […]

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Did You Really Just Do That?

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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NEMA Hosts Firefighter Training

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the U.S. Northern Command teamed up to host a three-day training session for the Bahamas Fire Brigade to assist with brush fires. Fifteen firefighters will be trained in using a trailer mounted fire pump unit, protective clothing and equipment, and fire extinguishing. The trained firefighters will teach other […]

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Expired Contracts Caused NHI Layoffs

Englerston Member of Parliament (MP) Glenys Hanna-Martin, after asking for clarification regarding the dismissal of 21 customer service representatives by the National Insurance Board (NIB), was told in the House of Assembly yesterday that the decision was made to relieve the persons from their duty because their contracts had expired. “I’m wondering whether they are […]

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Energy Cost Creates Business Challenges

One of the biggest challenges that entrepreneurs in The Bahamas face is the cost of doing business and according to the Minister of Financial Services, Trade, Industry and Immigration, Brent Symonette, the cost of electricity is a major issue. Speaking with reporters after a Power Breakfast yesterday, at Breezes Resorts and Spa, with The Bahamas […]

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Americans Arrested after Failing to Declare

After failing to declare and making a false declaration, an American man and woman from Malabar, Florida were taken into custody on Tuesday. According to police, shortly before 3 p.m., the pair was returning to the United States, when United States Customs and Border Protection officials detained them at the United States Pre- Clearance Departure […]

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