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Sears Resigns from COB Council Silver Airways Begins Service To Nassau
 

Sears Resigns from COB Council

Former Attorney General Alfred Sears has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Council of the College of The Bahamas due to his return to politics effective May 31, 2016. Mr. Sears in a letter addressed to the Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald indicated that his reason for the leave was due to him […]

Silver Airways Begins Service To Nassau

Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways made its inaugural flight from Tampa, Florida to New Providence yesterday adding 25,000 new seats to The Bahamas. Silver Airways will provide flights from Tampa, Fort Myers, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach, Florida to New Providence. “Today’s activities are significant in that the new routes allow a wide range of […]

Rollins Defends Position In FNM

31 May 2016

Member of Parliament for Fort Charlotte Dr. Andre Rollins is defending his position as it relates to the ongoing rift within the Free National Movement (FNM). Dr. Rollins’ comments were made this past weekend on one of social media platforms. He said if Dr. Minnis has what it takes to become prime minister then he […]

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Men Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teens

31 May 2016

Two males appeared before Magistrate Constance Delancy yesterday on separate sexual assault charges. Chancey Brown, 33, was accused of unlawful and non-consensual sexual intercourse with a 17- year-old male some time between April and May 2016. Brown having been read his charges proceeded to asked the magistrate to please ask the commissioner of police to consider […]

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McCartney: I Never Proposed A Coalition

31 May 2016

Leader of the Democratic National Alliance Branville McCartney refutes reports that claimed he had proposed the idea of a coalition between his party and the free national movement. The former Bamboo Town MP in an interview with the Bahama Journal said that his words were misconstrued by different media outlets and that he was simply […]

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FNM To Set Date For National Convention

31 May 2016

Chairman of the Free National Movement (FNM) Sidney Collie yesterday said the party’s council will meet this week to discuss the possibility of an early convention date. “FNM’s and the general public are advised that the Executive Committee of the Free National Movement will meet on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Party Headquarters, Mackey Street.  […]

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Dr. Minnis Not Concerned About Rift

31 May 2016

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said that he is not concerned about addressing the issue of a rift within his party, in such times when crime is at an all time high, among other pertinent urgent national issues to tackle. His comments comes on the heels of a reported ultimatum given to the opposition leader […]

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Christie Reiterates Fiscal Commitment

31 May 2016

  Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Perry Christie Monday afternoon restating the government’s commitment to its fiscal consolidation plan saying that the various reform and modernization measures implemented in respect of recurrent revenue have “borne fruit” and produced the targeted, significant increase in the revenue yield of the tax system. He says proof of […]

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Chipman: Mitchell A Hypocrite

31 May 2016

St. Anne’s MP Hubert Chipman says that Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell is “a hypocrite of the highest order.” In a press release, Mr. Chipman says that the Fox Hill MP will say anything to foster his ultimate goal in one day being prime minister. “Mr. Mitchell has often appealed to the worst demons of […]

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BTC Sale Scandalous–Wells Says Company Sold For $1.2Billion

31 May 2016

Former Free National Movement (FNM) Cabinet Minister Tennyson Wells yesterday said that former owners of Bahamas Telecommunications Company ( BTC), Cable and Wireless, sold the company for eight times more than it had bought the company for. Mr. Wells, appearing as a guest on Love 97’s Issues of the Day, said that when Cable and […]

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Peter Nygard Is Family!

30 May 2016

By: P.J. Malone It’s a sunny and beautiful day in The Bahamas, but not for the icon of Bahamian Junkanoo culture, Winston Gus Cooper. The Doctor’s pronouncement? “It’s a brain tumor.” Everyone immediately sprung into action. The situation is dire. Gus needs to be airlifted to Florida for immediate surgery. But there’s a problem. The […]

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Referendum Bills Hijacked

30 May 2016

Chairman of the Constitutional Commission Sean McWeeney, QC, asserted yesterday that the amendments being proposed at the upcoming Gender Equality Referendum are being hijacked by those who have chosen to focus on matters unrelated to what the bills are about. During an appearance on Jones and Company Mr. McWeeney called opposition the bills misguided and […]

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