Archive | September, 2017

Heartbroken Grandmother Remembers ‘EJ’

Distraught grandmother Marsha Murphy remembers her eight-year-old grandson as a well-mannered child with a beautiful spirit.   Eight-year-old Eugene Woodside, affectionately called ‘EJ’ by his family, was killed when a stray bullet infiltrated the dark brown wooden house behind his grandmother’s house in the Chippingham area on Monday evening. Eugene was in his house completing […]

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Govt Probes All Agencies

The Government of The Bahamas has made the decision to conduct a thorough investigation of all agencies and departments with a view to stamp out corruption and malfeasance.   During yesterday’s weekly press briefing, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said all government agencies are under investigation and review, as he responded to questions raised by members […]

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Stephen Dillet Opens on Monday

After being delayed for almost a month, students and staff of Stephen Dillet Primary will finally be returning to their school.   Acting Minister of Education Dion Foulkes confirmed that the school will open Monday, October 2.   Foulkes said teachers are to report to school on Friday to make their preparations.   The school […]

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Two Men Charged with Murder

Two young men spent their first night at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services last night after being arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court on separate murder charges yesterday. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes, 25-year-old Kyle Farrington was charged with intentionally causing the death of Fredric Ramsey. It is alleged that Farrington, while being […]

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Minister Outlines Key Ways to Improve Financial Services Sector

Minister of Financial Services Brent Symonette said more has to be done to improve the country’s second industry.   While delivering the keynote address at the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) meeting held September 20, 2017 at the British Colonial Hilton, Minister Symonette outlined some of the government’s objectives.   “Over the past few months […]

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‘No’ to GBRHA’s Lead on ‘Spy Bill’

The government has declined the Grand Bahama Human Rights Authority’s (GBHRA) suggestion for the organization to take the lead on the proposed Interception of Communications Bill.   In yesterday’s weekly press briefing, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said the government will take the lead as far as consultation in regards to the proposed legislation.   “As […]

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ALIV Launches Schools Plus Program – -St. Cecilia’s Receive Virtual Reality Goggles

ALIV mobile network officially launched a Schools Plus Program yesterday with St. Cecilia’s Catholic Primary School presenting the school with 40 virtual reality goggles (VRG). Making the presentation to the Catholic Board of Education at St. Cecilia’s School, the ALIV team expressed its desire to help educate Bahamian youth through technology. Chief ALIV Business Developer […]

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Dominican Deal Reactions Surprises PM

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is surprised over the reactions of Bahamians to the government’s proposal to accept Dominican students in The Bahamas following Hurricane Maria, according to Press Secretary Anthony Newbold.   Mr. Newbold told the media that the prime minister was surprised over the reactions of Bahamians yesterday, during his weekly press briefing, […]

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WSC Disappointed Over Release of Clients’ Bills

The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) expressed its disappointment over the release of a list containing the alleged outstanding bills of its customers.   In a statement yesterday, WSC said the list was neither officially nor formally released by the corporation and the corporation will not comment on the integrity of the information neither on […]

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Govt Probes All Agencies

The Government of The Bahamas has made the decision to conduct a thorough investigation of all agencies and departments with a view to stamp out corruption and malfeasance. During yesterdayís weekly press briefing, Press Secretary Anthony Newbold said all government agencies are under investigation and review, as he responded to questions raised by members of […]

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