Archive | October, 2017

PLP Leader Philip Davis has Zero Tolerance To Corruption in New PLP

Newly re-elected leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Philip Davis promises that there will be “zero tolerance” to corruption in the party, as the PLP must remain committed to its journey of reform and renewal.   “Corruption tears at the fabric of our social compact. Where it exists, it must be punished”, Mr. Davis […]

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PM RENEWS PLEDGE TO REDUCE CRIME

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has said every measure possible will be used to curb the crime situation in the country.   His comments came during the Handover Ceremony yesterday for newly appointed Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson.   The Prime Minister in his address to the hundreds of persons in attendance at the ceremony, […]

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Social Services Ministry Honours Thirteen Nation Builders

The Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development in Conjunction with the National Council on Older Persons honoured 13 older persons between the ages of 80 and 90 years during a special recognition service at Government House yesterday. Established in October of 1997, the award ceremony follows in line with the United Nations International Day […]

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Seniors Face Discrimination, Says Minister

A challenge that older persons are facing on a daily basis is discrimination because of their age. Often referred to as ageism, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, Lanisha Rolle said that is something that she and her ministry advocates against. “One challenge we will continue to tackle head on is discrimination against persons […]

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“ PM Dances while people suffer,” says PLP

Prime Minister, Doctor Hubert Minnis has been accused of “ dancing the night away while those who voted for him are suffering from unemployment, hunger and deprivation.” This charge was made in a press statement yesterday by The Progressive Liberal Party. The night in question that the PLP is referring to was this past Saturday […]

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“New Era” For Police Force –Greenslade Says Country In Good Hands

The newly installed Commissioner Anthony Ferguson has promised a “new era” for the Royal Bahamas Police Force under his command. In a ceremony with pomp and pageantry and attended by some of the country’s leading politicians and diplomats, the outgoing Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade handed over the keys to the country’s leading law enforcement institution […]

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FORBES APPOINTED LEADER OF OPPOSITION BUSINESS

The Member of Parliament for Mangrove Cay and South Andros, Picewell Forbes has been appointed leader of Opposition Business in the House of Assembly. Mr. Forbes received his appointment following the resignation of Glenys Hanna-Martin from that position. In a letter the leader of the Official Opposition, Philip Davis told Mr. Forbes: “ I have […]

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Why Bacon Should Be Declared Persona Non Grata

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 the Government opposition party (the FNM), and the attacks on the […]

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New Police Commissioner To Be Installed Today

Acting Commissioner Anthony Ferguson is expected to officially assume the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Top Post in a handing over ceremony later today.   The ceremony is expected to take place at Police Headquarters this afternoon.   Ferguson takes over from former Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade who earlier this month was appointed High Commissioner of […]

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No Damage Caused By Sunken Barge

No spilled oil or environmental damage was caused by the abandoned barge, left broken up at Gray’s Bay in Long Island, as was reported by numerous concerned residents.   A Government delegation with an assessment party of eight persons to visit the abandoned barge site, which included Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. […]

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