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BTC and COB Sign $50K Memorandum University of The Bahamas By October
 

BTC and COB Sign $50K Memorandum

The brainchild of three College of The Bahamas students moved a significant step closer to becoming a reality, thanks to the necessary funding through a $50,000 Memorandum of Understanding between COB and BTC. A new innovations lab is set to be constructed on the College’s Oaks Field campus, complete with the latest software and technology. […]

University of The Bahamas By October

Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald says the University of The Bahamas will come on stream by October. The minister, who was a guest on Jones and Company this Sunday, says the university will be more ominous than College of The Bahamas was. The legislation for the University of The Bahamas recently passed the House of Assembly […]

Let’s Stop Letting Woefully Misinformed Individuals Influence Our Thinking

22 July 2016

By P.J. Malone It appears that we are squandering an opportunity to add diversity to our economic growth potential by refusing the contributions of fashion mogul Peter Nygard to The Bahamas in the area of stem cell research and medical tourism. From time to time in the Bahamas, we have allowed ourselves to get upset […]

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Prison Reform On The Horizon

22 July 2016

Some 90% of the country’s inmates are set to reenter society within the next 10 years, a reality that begs the needs for proper rehabilitation; this is where the Bahamas Parole Re-entrée Steering committee comes in. The group, whose job is to reduce the rate of recidivism in the country and design a proper parole […]

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New Parliamentary Registry Begins Today

22 July 2016

With campaign season in full swing and the 2017 General Elections on the horizon, Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall has urged Bahamians to get out and register early as the old registry expired yesterday. Hall said the issuance of brand new purple cards will differentiate this year’s registry from the previous one. “The 2012 register ends […]

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Minnis Shuts Down Nottage’s Response to Advisory

22 July 2016

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said he is disappointed by the response of Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage’s response to the recent crime warning issued by the U.S. Embassy to its citizens in relation to The Bahamas. “According to this government there is no crime problem. Tell that to the […]

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Minnis: PLP Have Failed Bahamians

22 July 2016

Leader of the Opposition Dr. Hubert Minnis has lambasted the current administration once again, as he reiterated IMF projections that say the Unemployment Rate in the country will increase. In a press release Dr. Minnis said that the PLP has failed the people as a government and all they have to show for it are […]

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Lightbourne Blasts Gov’t Over Education

22 July 2016

With the government deadset of transitioning the College of The Bahamas to a university, a FNM MP is convinced that until the general state of education is addressed, it’s a dream that should probably be deferred.  Montagu MP Richard Lightbourne said opposers may find that he’s not being nationalistic when it comes to the College […]

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Speakers Should Have a Voice

22 July 2016

House Speaker Dr. Kendal Major yesterday suggested straying from the status quo, by empowering the “Chair (the speaker) to be an Activist who deliberately promotes the strengthening of the institution”. Dr. Major’s comments came as he addressed the Rotary Club of West Nassau in preparation for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Regional Conference scheduled for next week. […]

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Crooked Island receives $10,000 worth of medical

22 July 2016

The Colonel Hill Clinic in Crooked Island will be better able to equip its local patrons due to the donation of vital medical equipment worth some $10,000 donated by the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) in the implementation of a Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd donation. During a press conference at the National Emergency Management Agency […]

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CBL Offers Preferred Shares

22 July 2016

Following both the Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) & Cable Bahamas Ltd (CBL) press releases issued on Friday July 8th announcing the award of the second cellular license to NewCo2015 Limited (NewCo) and further to its previously announced expansion plans in Florida, CBL announces today that it will be offering a private placement preferred […]

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Businesses Lament Outages

22 July 2016

Power outages in New Providence have become extremely taxing on a number of businesses who complain of large losses in revenue as a result. Despite the recent assurance by Bahamas Power and Light CEO, Pamela Hill, that the company is doing all in its power to resolve the constant outages, several small business owners told […]

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