Archive | September, 2018

No Talks Between Gov’t And Gaming Operators

The  legal  Counsel  for  TIG Investments,  Wayne Munroe QC,  said he has had no formal meetings with the government regarding the stamp tax and operator’s tax to be imposed on gaming houses since the  court hearing. TIG Investments represents Island Games, Paradise Games and Asure Win. According to Mr. Munroe,  their issue is that the […]

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Police Investigate Shooting Incident

New Providence Police are investigating a shooting incident which left a man with injuries. According to reports, shortly before 9:00am yesterday, a man was standing outside his home on Bowe Alley off Finlayson Street, when he got into a verbal altercation with another man. The man then shot him with a firearm before running away.  […]

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Nygard’s 50th Anniversary Extravaganza  

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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DAVIS DEMANDS DOCUMENTS

In preparation for  a debate on the purchase of the Grand Lucayan Hotel in Freeport Grand Bahama,  the leader of the official Opposition, Philip Davis  has demanded  a series of documents from the government. In a letter to Prime Minister Doctor Hubert Minnis,   Mr. Davis requested the information on the acquisition of the resort […]

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PM To Release Details On Purchase

All details concerning the purchase of The Grand Lucayan will be laid on the table, as promised by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, as the House resumes today. The purchase of The Grand Lucayan has been pegged at $65 million, but just recently it was revealed that the government has to pay another $1million to […]

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PM’s Immigration Comments Called “Idle Boast”


The Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party, Senator Fred Mitchell says “Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis  can be accused of being a political hypocrite if he does not act on his posturing on Immigration matters as reported in the press  yesterday. “We expect the Prime Minister on Immigration to put his money where his mouth […]

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Judge Gives Order In Shane Gibson’s Case

There is a new Judge in the bribery case of former Cabinet Minister Shane Gibson.  When the case resumed yesterday in the Supreme Court,  Justice Indra Charles, who replaced  the late Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs  set  November 2nd  as the date  for  case management and direction. The actual trial date is on 26th November. In […]

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PLP Appeals To The Public

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Fred Mitchell made and appeal to the public to  pay close attention to the PLP’s contribution in The House  of Assembly today. The debate will be whether the house gives the government the authority to burrow  $35  million to help pay  for the $65 million purchase of the Grand Lucayan  Resort […]

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Minister Renews Commitment to Marine Environment

Minister of Environment Remauld Ferreria said the only way to ensure sustainability and  the sustainable development of the country’s national resource is to base it on science and not just economic benefit. Mr. Ferreria said that The Bahamas has been committed   to the protection of its marine environment. He added that there are some […]

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PLP Searches For Candidates


The  Progressive Liberal Party  has announced that it is  having its second module for aspirant candidates in Grand Bahama on the 28th September 2018 at the PLP’s headquarters in Freeport.The scheduled speakers for the occasion will be Professors Chris Curry and Michael Stevenson on the political history of the Bahamas; Edison Key; Obie Wilchcombe and Senator Michael […]

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