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Dr. Sands Sworn In NEW ELECTRONIC BOARDING PASS CAPABILITY AT LPIA SPEEDS PASSENGER PROCESSING
 

Dr. Sands Sworn In

Free National Movement (FNM) Elizabeth MP Dr. Duane Sands was sworn in to the senate this for a second time Monday in a ceremony at Government House, on the heels of the resignation of Senator Latisha Rolle. Addressing detractors that say Senator Rolle’s resignation embodied the dysfunction within the party, Sands says whatever he can […]

NEW ELECTRONIC BOARDING PASS CAPABILITY AT LPIA SPEEDS PASSENGER PROCESSING

The Nassau Airport Development Company Ltd. (NAD) in partnership with the international airlines at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA), United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP), Airport Authority and the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) has launched a new Electronic Boarding Pass (EBP) system at LPIA. Now, the 3.2 million passengers traveling through the country’s […]

Dorsett appointed as IRENA chairman

25 May 2016

While attending the 11th council meeting of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday morning,  Minister of Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett was appointed as the IRENA council chairman. The agency is an intergovernmental organization that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future. It also […]

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Baptist Bishop Urges Support Of Bills

25 May 2016

President of The Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention Reverend William Thompson urged Baptists last night to vote in favour of the four bills at the upcoming Gender Equality Referendum. With less than two weeks before the June 7 vote, Rev. Thompson reaffirmed his support and encouraged Bahamians to do the same. “It is safe to assert […]

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Bahamas to Take NYC Caribbean Week by Storm

25 May 2016

If any country knows how to host a down home party in the backyard, it’s The Bahamas.   And that’s exactly what the Ministry of Tourism plans to do when it hits ‘CTO Caribbean Week’ in New York next month.   The down home party will give participants a true Bahamian experience and is one […]

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The Killing of A Dream

24 May 2016

By: P.J. Malone Why is an individual who is described as ‘rich in love for everyone’ so attacked and made to seem undeserving of approval for his simple request to rebuild his dream home? His is a classic ‘rags to riches’ story.   At the age of 9, Fashion mogul Peter Nygard emigrated with his […]

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Rolle Urges Peers to Straighten Up

24 May 2016

Former Free National Movement Senator Lanisha Rolle yesterday urged politicians aspiring for leadership roles to cease from “unethical and factually unlawful” behaviour, charging that such behaviour should not be tolerated or accepted as the norm in a civil society.   Not identifying anyone specifically, Mrs. Rolle admonished her peers to maintain a high level of […]

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Roberts To McCartney : Be A Man And Humble Yourself

24 May 2016

Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Bradley Roberts said he was amused at the comments made about his political ideals by leader of the Democratic National Alliance Branville McCartney.   In a recent press release Roberts said that a man’s whose ideas for political reform center around narcotics abuse should not be taken seriously.   […]

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Man Arraigned For Sexual Assault

24 May 2016

An alleged rapist was arraigned in the Magistrate court after breaking into a woman’s home and sexually assaulting her.   Christie Rahming, 22, was arraigned before Magistrate Constance Delancey on one charge of rape.   It is alleged that on Sunday Rahming forced his way into a woman’s home.   Shortly after 2:00 a.m. Rahming […]

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Dr. Minnis Stands With Baha Mar Workers

24 May 2016

Leader of the Free National Movement, Dr. Hubert Minnis said he stands with the “disenfranchised” employees of Baha Mar, echoing the sentiments that the prime minister should answer their concerns about what is going on with Baha Mar. “These good people have had their lives completely turned upside down because of this government’s failures and […]

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COPA Conducts 20 Aircraft Fly In To Abaco, Bahamas

24 May 2016

The Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) recently conducted its annual Fly-in adventure into Marsh Harbour, Abaco in The Bahamas, with some 20 Cirrus airplanes and forty-six persons. The four days fly in which began from the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport was organized by Leonard Stuart, aviation specialist, at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (BMOT) […]

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Chinese Demand Citizenship For 500

24 May 2016

The China Exim Bank is demanding that the Government of The Bahamas grant citizenship to 500 Chinese who own condominiums at Baha Mar, the Journal has learnt. The demand comes as a new bargaining chip to open the beleaguered $3.5 billion Cable Beach resort. It is reported that over the weekend Government of The Bahamas […]

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