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Bahama Junkanoo Carnival Improves RBC Royal Bank Launches Private Banking
 

Bahama Junkanoo Carnival Improves

Organizers for Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival say that this year will be a large improvement on last years’ event.   The budget for carnival this year has also been slashed as organizers of the event says that they want to spend less but produce more.   “I think we have made a conscious and deliberate effort […]

RBC Royal Bank Launches Private Banking

RBC Royal Bank on April 26, 2016 officially launched its suite of Private Banking services in The Bahamas. Held at Sapodilla Estates, Private Banking guests experienced an evening of networking, entertainment and presentations on the product offerings, while connecting directly with senior executives of RBC Royal Bank and the Private Banking Team. Bringing introductory remarks, […]

Does Bacon seek to hide evidence in alleged framing of Nygard?

04 May 2016

By P.J. Malone Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Louis Bacon seeks to prevent a court trial that—it would appear—would prevent the facts from coming out in what some consider to be the framing of Peter Nygard. In March of 2016, Hedge-fund Billionaire Louis Bacon, his organization, Save The Bays, and others, filed a lawsuit in the […]

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What Is The Truth Behind the Bacon-Nygard Battle?

03 May 2016

For years now we have been watching the unfolding of the Clifton Saga that has evolved into a billionaires’ battle in The Bahamas. It has been mysterious, intriguing, and entertaining—to say the least. But, circumstances have now taken a perilous turn. How dare Louis Bacon, under the guise of Save The Bays, attempt to interfere […]

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Turnquest “Govt Need Less Talk More Action”

03 May 2016

Just a few days before the fourth anniversary of the current Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration coming into office, Free National Movement Deputy Leader and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, Peter Turnquest challenged the government to “less talk and more action”.   In a press release yesterday Mr. Turnquest, putting the government’s feet […]

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Regatta: Economic Cornerstone of Family Island Economies

03 May 2016

The Hon. Alfred Gray, the Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources, under whose purview regattas fall, expressed satisfaction with 2016 National Family Island Regatta which wrapped up in George Town, Exuma this past weekend.   “So far we’ve been blessed with good weather and without incident. The job of the Police is not difficult when […]

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Officers Charged With Stealing

03 May 2016

Two police officers will not be facing jail time after admitting to robbing a local cell phone store of merchandise under $500 dollars.   Ricardo Henry Bain, a 44-year-old former veteran of the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) for 26 years and Herman Pinder, 31, also a former officer of seven years pleaded guilty to […]

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New Bridge in GB

03 May 2016

Constructed at over $4million, the new Sir Jack Hayward Bridge was officially opened connecting East Grand Bahama to the city of Freeport.   Located at the intersection of Grand Bahama highway and Fortune Bay Drive, the new facility was officially opened by Prime Minister Perry Christie and Minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Michael Darville.   The […]

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Minnis: “20 per cent More Murders under PLP”

03 May 2016

Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM) Dr. Hubert Minnis has highlighted that under the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) there were 20 per cent more murders than under any previous government. With the murder count already near 50, Dr. Minnis is blaming the government for ignoring the issue of crime which he said leads to […]

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Lessons of the Basketball Court Can Apply to Life, says Minister Wilchcombe

03 May 2016

Minister of Tourism the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe told students at the St. George’s High School, on April 29, 2016, that he was honoured and pleased to be there with them during their Sports Awards Ceremony because it allowed him to look at the “faces of the future” to see the individuals who will be tomorrow’s […]

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Man Shows No Remorse For Murder During Arraignment

03 May 2016

A 23-year-old man was yesterday arraigned for one of the country’s latest murder. Appearing before the Magistrates Court yesterday was Shaquille Munroe, of Antigua Street, Elizabeth Estates.   Munroe was charged with the murder of Jay Bell Pierre on April 2, 2016. During the proceedings, Munroe expressed that he had a valid reason for what […]

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Teaching COB Students to Sustain Viable Business Enterprises

03 May 2016

Teaching COB students how to sustain viable business enterprises through cooperatives is the latest initiative of the Department of Cooperatives in the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources.   On April 26th, the Ministry hosted a lecture by the Department of Cooperatives, April 26, at the Harry C. Moore Library at The College of The […]

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