Archive | August, 2017

Englerston MP to Contest PLP Leadership

The Bahama Journal has come to understand that Englerston MP Glenys Hanna-Martin is expected to challenge Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Leader Philip “Brave” Davis for the party’s top post at the party’s upcoming convention. The announcement is expected to come later today at a press conference at her constituency headquarters in Englerston. The move has […]

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Chinese Scholarship

Chinese Embassy Hosts Reception for Scholarship Recipients

The Chinese Embassy hosted a reception for scholarship recipients and their families last Friday. The 14 Bahamian students who have been granted scholarships to study in China y the People’s Republic of China will be studying in a variety disciplines with some students pursuing masters and doctoral degrees. The Chinese ambassador said the most fundamental […]

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Man Shot Dead

Police have launched an island-wide manhunt for the suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man that occurred on Saturday. According to police, shortly after 9:30 p.m. a man was walking on Dumpus Way between Dumping Ground Corner and Finlayson Street, when a male armed with a handgun approached and shot him before fleeing […]

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Family Confirms Death of Missing Boy At Sea

A family member of 15-year-old Dillion Albury confirmed his death to The Bahama Journal yesterday. In an interview with the Bahama Journal, Dillon’s cousin Keli Albury confirmed his death and said the family was very shaken by the loss. She confirmed that Albury’s boat had been recovered and only his pants and cellphone were found. […]

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Calling A Spade A Spade

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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$3.2 Million Drug Bust in Exuma

Police seized over $3 million after a major drug bust in Exuma over the weekend. According to police, sometime around 7 a.m. on Saturday the Drug Enforcement Unit led a joint operation along with the Marine Support Unit and DEA. Acting on intelligence, the team went to waters off Williams Town, Exuma and intercepted a […]

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Mortimer Troubled Over Govt’s Response to Wynn

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Deputy Leader Chris Mortimer came to the defense of Grand Bahama, stating that the government’s response to the withdrawal of the Wynn Group’s bid to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort is forcing history to repeat itself with Grand Bahamians. In a press release yesterday, the deputy leader referenced ‘unfortunate events’ the […]

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Bahamians in Texas Safe after Harvey

Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, Honorary Consul to Houston Lynden Rose reported that all Bahamians he contacted are safe and secure. Mr. Rose held a briefing with Minister of Foreign Affairs Darren Henfield on Saturday where he provided an update on the storm and the security of Bahamains. Mr. Rose said he […]

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A Note To The Registrar General’s Department

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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Dr. Sands Provides Update on Stem Cell Research

A subject that caused quite the controversy, yet Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said when it comes to stem cell research here in the country nothing much has changed, but if need be, the right avenues will have to be followed. In an interview with The Bahama Journal yesterday, Dr. Sands said things are […]

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