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NEW ELECTRONIC BOARDING PASS CAPABILITY AT LPIA SPEEDS PASSENGER PROCESSING Fumes Kills Family
 

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 […]

Fumes Kills Family

A couple and their infant grandchild were killed yesterday after they inhaled carbon monoxide from a generator at their Nassau Village home. Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean confirmed that the family was found unresponsive by neighbours and relatives around 8:00 a.m. The family was transferred to the hospital but the couple succumbed soon after […]

Privy Council Liberal On Same Sex Marriage

23 May 2016

Noted attorney Brian Moree, QC, acknowledged fears that Bill Number Four could lead to the Privy Council striking down Section 21 of the Matrimonial Clauses Act and opening the door to same-sex marriage in The Bahamas, however, he noted such fears could have been avoided had the government adopted the recommendation of the Constitutional Commission. […]

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Police search for rapist

23 May 2016

Police are searching for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman yesterday morning. According to police reports the incident occurred after 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at a home on Fifth Street, Coconut Grove. The woman, who was at home at the time, alleged that the man who was armed with a knife forced his […]

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Police Capture Escaped Fugitive

23 May 2016

Police are once again successful in the capture of an escaped fugitive this past weekend. Jason Jerome Rolle, 21, escaped from a police transport vehicle on Friday while being escorted to the Department of Corrections. Police reported that on Friday, Jerome escaped shortly before 4:00 p.m. from the vehicle on Wulf Road near Claridge Road. […]

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New Study Launched at Rand Memorial Hospital to Improve Patient Care

23 May 2016

A new eight-week study has been launched at the Rand Memorial Hospital to examine the entire patient care system and develop means of its improvement, said Public Hospitals Authority Consultant Dr. Desiree Cox during a press conference on Thursday at the Rand.   Dr. Cox said the programme is designed so that information on patient care will […]

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Minnis Calls For Ministers to Come Clean

23 May 2016

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis on Friday said the government has shown “a wanton disregard for transparency, accountability and the rule of law. Dr. Minnis’ comments came in response to claims of Progressive Liberal Party ministers failing to table audits relative to their agencies. The opposition leader asserted that this comes as “no surprise” that […]

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Student Chefs Battle It Out Another Year For a Chance At Scholarships

23 May 2016

Student chefs are again wiping their brows in busy kitchens, eagerly anticipating the day they will put their newfound culinary skills to the test and compete for a chance at a scholarship to prestigious culinary university Johnson and Wales.   Island Flare’s sixth annual Food Fight, which fires up at the Bahamas National Trust on […]

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Minnis Expresses hope for the upcoming budget

23 May 2016

Opposition leader Dr. Hubert Minnis is eager for the upcoming annual budget presentation to show a plan that will tackle the growing deficit. Dr. Minnis says any budget worthwhile will include efforts that tackle a number of issues including Baha Mar, the deficit and unemployment. “What will this Government offer? A true path forward out […]

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BAMSI executives meet with school officials in Grand Bahama

23 May 2016

Nearly 30 principals, vice principals, guidance counselors and agriculture and marine teachers heard first-hand on Thursday of the curriculum at the Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) and the sobering statistics about the country’s present agricultural state.   BAMSI President Dr. Godfrey Eneas headed a delegation to Grand Bahama and met with public and […]

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“Anyone but CCA,” beg Former Baha Mar Employees

23 May 2016

Disgruntled former staff of Baha Mar in an open letter to Prime Minister Perry Christie are requesting him to not allow China Construction America (CCA) to be the general contractor nor “eventual owner of Baha Mar”. Past employees of the Cable Beach mega resort say that there Bahamians who are willing to complete construction on […]

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What’s Good for The Goose Is Good For The Gander

20 May 2016

By: P.J. Malone You cannot call yourself a political organization, attack the political party in power—as seen in its numerous political ads and other actions—then call “FOUL” when they strike back and demand that you account for your actions.   Director and attorney for Save The Bays, Fred Smith, admitted that Save The Bays is […]

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