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Suspect on Bail Commits Murder

Suspect on Bail Commits Murder

A murder suspect out on bail has been arrested in connection with another slaying that occurred yesterday morning in the Fox Hill area, police have confirmed The sound of gun shots shook the morning air through Adderley Street in Fox Hill shortly after 10:00 a.m. following a shooting that left one man suffering from a [...]

Clergy Supports Gaming Bill

Clergy Supports Gaming Bill

Although the President of The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) has been vocal in his opposition to the legalisation of the web shop industry, the former head of that body Bishop Simeon Hall yesterday asserted that the majority of religious leaders do not share the same view as Dr. Ranford Patterson. Bishop Hall said that while [...]

Central Andros Students Protest Teacher Shortage

17 September 2014

The shortage of teachers throughout the country is an issue that has long been talked about and it appears that this tradition continues as teachers and students at the Central Andros High School are up in arms following an announcement from the Ministry of Education to relocate one of the school’s core subject teachers. Students [...]

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Referendum Delayed –Pushed to 2015

17 September 2014

There will be no constitutional referendum this year as government officials announced Monday that the Constitutional Commission has recommended that the vote on those four gender equality bills be pushed back to 2015. Minister Responsible for Referenda and Elections Dr. Bernard Nottage said following consultations with the government, the Opposition, the religious community and various [...]

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PHA Denies Hospital Mould Claims

17 September 2014

Despite media reports to the contrary, officials at the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) on Tuesday denied that there is a mould infestation on the Princess Margaret Hospital’s (PMH) Maternity Ward. In a press release issued yesterday PHA officials said they saw it fit to bring clarity to an article carried in Monday’s Nassau Guardian which [...]

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Man Arrested on Drug Charge

17 September 2014

A 40-year-old man of Opulent Road was arrested Tuesday after he was arrested for possession of cocaine. According to reports, around 9:30 a.m. officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU), acting on intelligence intercepted a blue Nissan Maxima vehicle driven by the suspect at Marrow Road, Garden Hills Number Two. The officers conducted a search [...]

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Fitzgerald: Gaming Bill Will Not Cause PLP To Lose Election

17 September 2014

The passing of the Gaming Bill in The House of Assembly was a move that some said would cause the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) to lose the next general elections, however Marathon MP Jerome Fitzgerald said that this will not happen. While contributing to the final day of debate on the Gaming Bill in the [...]

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94 Haitian Migrants Apprehended Near Exuma Cays

94 Haitian Migrants Apprehended Near Exuma Cays

17 September 2014

Authorities apprehended 94 Haitian nationals during a joint operation between the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) off the Exuma Cays Monday. The group, which included 79 men, 14 women and one child, was found on board a blue sailing sloop some 10 nautical miles off Darby Island, just [...]

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Sandyport Beaches Resort Gives Rooms a Bahama-Chic Upgrade

Sandyport Beaches Resort Gives Rooms a Bahama-Chic Upgrade

17 September 2014

Sandyport Beaches Resort and Hotel in the Sandyport Marina has given a chic Bahamian-style upgrade to their 72 rooms and suites. Following a year of record-breaking high occupancy, the RCI Gold Crown-winning resort has incorporated Bahama Hand Print linens and increased local artwork to highlight the Island feel and ambiance of the resort. The project [...]

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New Scholarship Fund To Help Develop Engineering Sector

New Scholarship Fund To Help Develop Engineering Sector

17 September 2014

A corporate entity is collaborating with The Bahamas Society of Engineers (BSE) to help stimulate the participation of more Bahamians in a critical sector in the Bahamian economy. BHM Co. Ltd., formerly Bahamas Hot Mix Co. Ltd., and the BSE have established a scholarship fund at The College of The Bahamas for civil engineering technology [...]

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PM Expresses Disappointment In Rollins

PM Expresses Disappointment In Rollins

16 September 2014

Prime Minister Perry Christie yesterday expressed in disappointment in Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins who has publicly blasted the government over the Gaming Legislation that was passed in the House of Assembly yesterday. Dr. Rollins, who was fired earlier this month as Chairman of the Gaming Board, has repeatedly accused his party of drafting [...]

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PLP Ministers Blast Church Leaders –‘Religious Leaders accused of having non-Christian desires’

16 September 2014

Members of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) minced no words as they slammed religious leaders who publically opposed the Gaming Bill, Member of Parliament for Bain and Grants Town Dr. Bernard Nottage accused church leaders of launching a political campaign against the PLP and taking a non-Christian approach to the issue. These comments from Dr. [...]

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