Archive | November, 2017

Was It Sedition?

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, and the attacks on the Government […]

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Archbishop Condemns Bill

Retired Anglican Archbishop Drexel Gomez, is on the side of those who agree the Commercial Enterprise Bill needs to be rethought, a suggestion he hopes the government gives serious consideration.   Weighing in on the Commercial Enterprises Bill, while appearing as a guest on Love 97’s evening talk show “On Point”, Archbishop Gomez expressed three […]

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“I’M BEING USED,” SAYS COURT WITNESS

The woman who is the prosecution’s lead witness in the extortion case against a former Member of Parliament told the Court “I don’t want to be here, I feel like I’m being used.” Mrs. Barbara Hanna, owner of Magic Touch Cleaning Services gave this shocking testimony in the first day of the extortion trial of former […]

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ALIV Donates Blood Van

Through its three-year partnership, ALIV, the newest mobile network revealed its plans during this Christmas season, to donate a blood van to the Friends of the Blood Bank (FOTB), which will allow the foundation ease of access when hosting blood drives. Bianca Bethel-Sawyer, ALIV’s Events, Sponsorship and Community Manager, during a press conference, said that […]

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RONNIE BUTLER PRAISED IN MEMORIAL SERVICE

Scores of Bahamians, including political leaders, musicians and other community notables attended
a memorial service yesterday in honour of musical legend Ronnie Butler. Butler has been described as a pioneer and an excellent musician, but Ronnie Butler Jr said “he was simply dad.” “When I let go of who I thought he should have been and […]

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EU outlines sanctions for tax havens

Jurisdictions like the Bahamas designated as tax havens by the European Union could face financial sanctions, the European Commission has said.   In an article by Andrew Rettman in Brussel Today, it is reported that the list of potential penalties included withholding of tax revenues collected by EU states that were due to blacklisted entities, […]

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SYMONETTE DEFENDS COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE BILL

The opposition leader is being criticized for what a senior cabinet minister calls regressive comments concerning the commercial enterprises bill. Progressive Liberal Party leader Philip Davis recently forewarned foreign investors about the bill, charging that it is fundamentally flawed, fundamentally wrong and fundamentally ill conceived vowing to repeal the legislation if his party regains control […]

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ALIV partners with Tech giant Apple

ALIV Communications Provider has partnered with multinational technology giant Apple to launch a coveted item this Christmas, the iPhone 10. Also known as the iPhone X, it will be available in stores on December 15th. ALIV made such announcement yesterday during a press conference held at their headquarters. After numerous requests to bring the phone […]

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20 Year Old Charged With Attempted Murder

Twenty-year old Javor Ferguson was arraigned in Magistrate’s Court for the attempted murder of Latrell Johnson. Appearing before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson-Pratt, yesterday, Ferguson was charged with one count of attempting to unlawfully and intentionally cause the death of Johnson on Friday November 24. According to police reports, on Friday evening a lone gunman approached […]

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Nurses Challenged To Care

After fourteen weeks of in-school and physical training, nearly thirty men and women have completed the first step in becoming certified health care providers as they received their Patient Care Assistant (PCA) certificates yesterday at their graduation. Nursing Services Advisor Lillian Charlton said “the goal was to build on the participants’ existing managing skills while […]

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