Archive | May, 2019

DAVIS CALLS PM’S NATIONAL ADDRESS “ A FLOP”

The Leader of the Opposition, Philip “Brave” Davis  yesterday said,  “the national address  of  the Prime Minister was a flop and fell flat, just like the hopes  and dreams of thousands of Bahamians who were duped by this deceitful Minnis FNM into believing it was their time.”  In a press statement Mr. Davis said, “for […]

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BTVI Graduates 300 Students

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has improved its quality of education, having received regional awards and examination accreditation.  President of BTVI, Dr. Robert Robertson, addressing graduates at the Institute’s Commencement Ceremony yesterday, said the institution continues to build its brand to address the skills gap, having received two top Regional awards and City […]

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NIB WORKERS PEEVED

Employees of the National Insurance Board (NIB)  throughout the country reportedly  used their morning tea break yesterday to vent their frustrations. Speaking  on the front lawn of the Corporation’s Baillou Hill Road Headquarters,  the President of the Union of Public Officers, Marvin Duncombe told the Journal  that the major bone of contention is an unsigned […]

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Henfield Wants China U.S Trade War Settled

The Bahamas  has apparently been  dragged into  the worsening trade dispute between The United States and China,  according to one  medium reporting on the issue . While the  Bahamian government and the Opposition may not always see eye to eye on many issues,  they  share the same view when it comes to One America News […]

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Vehicles Restricted For Labour Day Parade

The  week of labour activities is scheduled for June 2 to  June 7,  culminating with the annual Labour Day parade under the theme, ‘One for All, All for One: Securing the Protection of Bahamian Workers for Future Generations.’  According  to Bahamas Financial Services Union President Theresa Mortimer no trucks will be allowed on this year’s […]

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MINISTER BACKS POLICE IN SHOOTING DEATHS

He accepts it was unfortunate situation, but according to National Security Minister Marvin Dames  officers did what they  had to do in the case of Friday’s police involved shooting that ended fatally for three suspects. “It was an operation carried out by the police, unfortunately some persons would have lost their lives.  “I believe the […]

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Young Entrepreneur Challenges Graduates

Chief  Executive Officer of Jetlink Adventurers, Lincoln Deal yesterday  told graduates of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute that despite the odds and disappointments, they can achieve what they want. As a young entrepreneur, who has first hand experience of defying the odd and attaining his dreams, Mr. Deal gave the graduates timely advice.  “As […]

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Dames: Neighbourhood Watch Groups Pivotal to Success of Communities

The Minister of National Security, Marvin  Dames along with members of the National Neighbourhood Watch Council (NNWC), neighbourhood watch group leaders and members, and police liaisons attended the Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) Conference, May 15th – 18th, 2019 in Palm Springs California.  The purpose of the conference was to bring together neighbourhood groups from throughout the […]

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SENATOR DISMISSES CHINA REPORT

The Opposition yesterday denounced a video making the rounds on Social Media alleging that China is using the absence of a United States  Ambassador  in The Bahamas to strengthen its ties here.  Taking aim at one America News Report, Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Senator Fred Mitchell dismissed such report as not credible, and as such,  […]

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MAJOR ROADWORKS PLANNED

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis last evening noted the need for continued efforts to upgrade the capital’s road network for a modern, smart urban center. In his third national address, Dr. Minnis also noted that this matter needs to be addressed with the least amount  of interruption for drivers and businesses.  With this in mind, […]

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