Archive | August, 2018

Still ‘sticking to your knitting’?

The Clifton Review    The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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FORMER GOVERNOR GENERALS HONOURED

Two  former Governor Generals were  formally inducted in the “Order of the Nation” yesterday at Government House.  They are  Sir Orville Turnquest and  the Honourable Arthur Hanna  who served the country with distinction. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said   these men  left an indelible mark on the country through their tireless efforts. The Order […]

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Time For Another “Bend or Break”

Former Tourism Minister, Obie Wilchcombe says the time has come for another  bend or break speech for Grand Bahama. He was referring to the speech made in the late  1960’s by former Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling on foreign investment in  Freeport.  Mr. Wilchcombe said that Hutchinson Whampoa  has not honoured its agreement to maintain  […]

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NEW NIB CHAIRMAN NAMED

A veteran in the Insurance Industry, Troy Smith, has been appointed Chairman of The National Insurance Board (NIB). Mr. Smith has spent 29 years  in the life, health, disability and annuity insurance industry. He  previously served in numerous management and executive positions. In recent years, Smith’s private pursuits are said to have included consulting in […]

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Christie Gives Reason for Declining Award

Former Prime Ministers Hubert Ingraham and Perry Christie both recently declined the Order of the Nation  award,  one of the highest-ranking national honours in the country.  While meeting with reporters at Government House  yesterday, Opposition Leader Philip Davis explained the reason behind Mr. Christie not accepting the reward. He said, “he’s not accepting the award […]

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When ‘Best of intention’ is incongruent with capacity

The Clifton Review    The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless questionable court […]

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Government appoints Dave Smith as Managing Director of The Bahamas Development Bank

The Ministry of Finance congratulates Dave Smith on his official appointment as Managing Director of The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB), and joins the Bank in celebrating its 40th year anniversary.  The Bank plays an important role in the Government’s concentrated push to build a culture of entrepreneurship and to support small business. Mr Smith has […]

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Three Men On Murder and Drug charges

Twenty-year-old Donte Riley of Margaret Avenue and 31-year-old Anita McDonald of Royalty Estates appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyanne Ferguson Pratt yesterday on  charges  of  murder and attempted robbery. According to reports, on July 17th the duo robbed Wesley Smith of $50 on his property armed with an offensive weapon. Riley was also charged with the […]

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Cooper Questions Gov’t On BTVI Tuition

Opposition Deputy Leader, Chester Cooper, has questions for the government on tuition at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute. In a statement yesterday, Mr. Cooper said he received numerous reports accompanied with receipts of Bahamians being charged tuition fees at BTVI.   In his budget communication, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis stated that tuition at […]

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GOV’T SEALS GRAND LUCAYAN DEAL

The government of the Bahamas has made a $10 million deposit for the purchase of The  Grand Lucayan Hotel in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis made the announcement   after he and a delegation toured  property, yesterday. The Prime Minister  told reporters the  deposit for the purchase of the 65-million-dollar hotel has […]

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