Archive | August, 2017

Christian Council President Condemns Baby’s Murder

President of the Bahamas Christian Council Bishop Delton Fernander condemns the recent spree of violent crimes in the country, which involves the death of an eight-month-old baby. In a statement yesterday, Bishop Fernander listed the armed robbery of a church, the robbery of the family of Archbishop Laish Boyd and the baby’s murder as unconscionable […]

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Lloyd to Reform School Repair Process

No more waiting until the long summer months to begin repairs on schools according to Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd, who recently said the process of renovating and repairing schools will be reformed. “The process has to be reformed. The process has to be made relevant and responsive to the 21st century needs of The […]

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Nassau Flight Services Prepare Students for Back-to-School

Nassau Flight Services held a back-to-school event yesterday at Stapleton Gardens Park for its employee’s children and community residents. President of the Nassau Flight Services Social Committee Sonovia Johnson said the company did several fundraisers to raise funds for the school supplies distributed to children. She said this is the third year they’ve had the […]

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Labour Minister and Price Commission Vow to Protect Consumers

Minister of Labour Senator Dion Foulkes, along with members of the newly-appointed Price Commission, have vowed to protect the rights of consumers throughout The Bahamas. Members of the Price Commission convened their first board meeting recently at the Ministry of Labour. Minister Foulkes was joined by Synida Dorsett, chairperson of the Price Commission; Earl Godet, […]

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53 Haitian Migrants Apprehended in Abaco

In a combined effort between the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), the Department of Immigration and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF), some 53 Haitian migrants were apprehended on Tilloo Cay, Abaco on Wednesday. According to RBDF officials, around 6:30 a.m. yesterday, patrol craft HMBS Kamalamee, commanded by Senior Lieutenant Valentino Rolle, while on patrol […]

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Teen Charged with Baby’s Murder

Just two days after a brutal triple shooting in the Bain Town community, 19-year-old Anthon Davis-Stevens was yesterday charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder in the Magistrate’s Court. Appearing before Magistrate Jeanine Weech-Gomez, Davis-Stevens was charged with unlawfully causing the death of eight-month-old Sheldon Tinker Jr. and attempting to […]

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Anarchy Afoot

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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System Change in Education

With the introduction of the National High School Diploma, Director of Education Lionel Sands said there is now a system change and mindset change towards education in The Bahamas. Sand expressed his sentiments yesterday during Love 97’s radio talk show Jones and Company, where he explained that more students are graduating high school under the […]

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China Donates $1.2 Million Military Equipment

Last Wednesday, some $1.2 million worth of military equipment and supplies were officially handed over to the government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas from the government of the People’s Republic of China. The equipment was signed over by Ambassador His Excellency Huang Qinguo and accepted by Minister of National Security Marvin Dames, at a […]

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‘A Celebration of Love’ with School Supplies

Member of Parliament for Bains and Grants Town Travis Robinson, along with Bahamian actor Van Brown, partnered with corporate Bahamas to give back to residents of the community and distribute school supplies this past Saturday. Brown, who lives in Los Angeles, has been coming back to his childhood community for more than 10 years to […]

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