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GB Carnival Grand Success Another FNM Call for Gray to Go
 
GB Carnival Grand Success

GB Carnival Grand Success

Junkanoo Carnival brought the “magic” back to Freeport, Grand Bahama, according to entertainer Freddie Munnings Jr., who boasted yesterday of the economic success of the music festival on the island. “Grand Bahama was once known as the ‘Magic City’ and the ‘magic’ was brought back because there was tremendous entertainment and tremendous attraction,” Munnings told [...]

Another FNM Call for Gray to Go

Another FNM Call for Gray to Go

Free National Movement supporters joined their leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday during a protest in Rawson Square, where they reiterated their calls for the resignation of Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray. Dr. Minnis and his team, who were under heavy police supervision in front of the House of Assembly, said the [...]

Claims of Sexual Misconduct at BAIC Under Investigation

20 April 2015

Investigations are underway regarding employee claims of sexual misconduct at the Bahamas Agricultural and Industrial Corporation (BAIC). Workers staged a protest nearly two weeks ago over claims of two separate incidents of sexual misbehavior, according to President of the Bahamas Public Services Union John Pinder. “The members there at the BAIC have walked out in [...]

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Bahamians Become North Pole Explorers

Bahamians Become North Pole Explorers

20 April 2015

Two Bahamians are literally sitting on top of the world and they took The Bahamas’ flag with them. Earlier this week, Mark Roberts and Shaune Adderley made the journey to the North Pole – the first Bahamians to ever to take on the courageous challenge. “I was invited by a friend who has lived in [...]

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Memorial for Fox Hill Shooting Victims 50% Complete

20 April 2015

It was December 27, 2013 when four of Fox Hill’s finest residents were shot dead in a violent drive by shooting on the basketball court at Freedom Park, as they awaited the results of the Boxing Day Junkanoo parade. To honour the young and promising heroes, a memorial is being constructed on Freedom Park within [...]

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Butler-Turner Demands the Reopening of Long Island’s Museum

20 April 2015

Member of Parliament for Long Island Loretta Butler-Turner is calling on the government to reopen the historical Long Island Museum three months after its closure, as she says it is another setback for the island’s economy. The museum, which was built by Long Islanders and initially operated on a private basis, is supported by public [...]

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Bahamian R&B Singer Died In Jamaica–Ministry of Foreign Affairs Extends Condolences

Bahamian R&B Singer Died In Jamaica–Ministry of Foreign Affairs Extends Condolences

20 April 2015

Bahamian R&B singer Jonathan ‘Johnny’ Kemp, internationally known for the 1988 party anthem “Just Got Paid,” died last week in Jamaica. Kemp, 55, is believed to have drowned at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday. According to Jamaican police, Kemp was scheduled to perform on the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Cruise, but he [...]

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Haitian Cargo Vessels Apprehended

Haitian Cargo Vessels Apprehended

20 April 2015

Acting on information received, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force reconnaissance aircraft sighted two suspicious vessels near Eleuthera that were intercepted and boarded by crewmembers of Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship Durward Knowles on Saturday, April 18, 2015. As a result of the boarding’s, four undocumented passengers were found along with discrepancies with ownership of the vessels. [...]

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Former Jamaican Minister Supports Medical Marijuana

Former Jamaican Minister Supports Medical Marijuana

20 April 2015

Jamaica’s former Minister of Transport and Works Mike Henry said he supports the legalization of marijuana in his country, but only for medical purposes. Mr. Henry, who was a guest on the popular radio talk show Jones and Co. yesterday, expressed his support of the decriminalization of marijuana or “ganja.” He said he supported the [...]

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FNM Condemns Urban Renewal’s Attacks on Bastian

20 April 2015

Members of the Free National Movement are condemning what they call a “shameful display of arrogance” by Urban Renewal co-chairs following the auditor general’s report on the Small Homes Repair Programme. In a statement released yesterday, FNM members said it unacceptable and improper for Prime Minister Perry Christie “to sit idly by twiddling his thumbs [...]

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“Don’t Trust Gov’t with the Public’s Purse,” Says Mortimer

“Don’t Trust Gov’t with the Public’s Purse,” Says Mortimer

20 April 2015

According to Deputy Leader of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) Christopher Mortimer, the current government cannot be trusted with the “public’s purse.” In a recent statement, the DNA deputy leader said since the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) took office in 2012, the members have proved themselves to be inconsistent as he says they have failed [...]

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Man Hospitalized After Stabbing

20 April 2015

Police in the capital are trying to determine the circumstances surrounding a stabbing incident that left one man in hospital. According to reports, shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, a man was involved in an argument with a man known to him. That man was stabbed to the upper body before the suspect fled on [...]

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