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RBC Royal Bank Launches Private Banking Louis Bacon Upsets Bahamian Parliament
 

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, […]

Louis Bacon Upsets Bahamian Parliament

Participants of the Love 97 Radio talk show, Issues of The Day, were generally of the view that Louis Bacon, an international hedge-fund operator, is using the courts to muzzle Members of Parliament and to limit their free speech. Lawyers for Save The Bays, Bacon’s super PAC, filed an injunction against Members of Parliament in […]

Save Our Bahamas Backs Dame Joan

28 April 2016

The Save Our Bahamas organization is throwing its support behind Dame Joan Sawyer after she said she would be voting no to all of the Gender Equality referendum questions and called it “a waste of time”. Since the former Court of Appeal president made her statement, she has received mounting backlash. Earlier this week, Attorney […]

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CFA Society Ignites Economic Conversation at The College of The Bahamas

28 April 2016

Recently at The College of the Bahamas, The Alumni Relations and Development Office collaborated with the CFA Society of The Bahamas to present a panel discussion under the theme “Survival of The Bahamian Economy.” The event proved to be very exciting as students, finance professionals and consultants all contributed to the discussion of the current […]

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“Same Sex Marriage Possible,” Says Smith

28 April 2016

President of the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association Fred Smith has dismissed claims of those opposing the gender equality referendum with the belief that a “yes vote” can lead to same sex marriages as he says The Bahamas Constitution already allows it.   After expressing the GBHRA’s support for the “vote yes” campaign, the attorneys […]

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THE CLIFTON REVIEW–COULSON MISGUIDED ON BACON

28 April 2016

By: P.J Malone A long time resident of the Bahamas, Richard Coulson has sewn a ball of misinformation to the public on the Bacon-Nygard matter. In an article in the Tribune, Coulson claims that Peter Nygard is to blame for the fight between himself and Louis Bacon. Coulson opines that the “ramifications and real consequences […]

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Upcoming Training Exercise

27 April 2016

In its ongoing efforts towards becoming a self-sufficient organization, the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF), the U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and U.S. Special Operations Command North (SOCNORTH) are working together to execute Exercise “Marlin Shield” to actively practice interoperability and bilateral operations through maritime and land-based training in the Bahamas.   The exercise is set […]

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Transgenders Upset

27 April 2016

Members of the Bahamas Transgender and Intersexes Unit (BTIU) are asking to be treated with dignity and respect after a press conference was held to raise concerns about their treatment and identity in the Bahamian society. President and Director of LGBT group The Demarco Foundation Alexis Demarco said members have decided to come to the […]

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Pastor: Referendum Can Hijack Country

27 April 2016

  President of Bahamas Global Impact Prayer and Fasting Network, Pastor Jeremiah Duncombe, has called for the country to pray corporately in an effort to prevent the country from being “hijacked” as a result of the upcoming referendum addressing gender equality.   During a press conference yesterday, Pastor Duncombe said while Bahamians are faced with […]

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Griffin Confirms Fraud In Social Services

27 April 2016

Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin not denying claims of fraudulent activity within the Department of Social Services, between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2015 in which staff members at that department were involved in using food coupons intended for Bahamians on welfare to purchase groceries for themselves.   During an interview with reporters, Minister […]

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CFJ Says Opposing Views Should Be Funded

27 April 2016

Local non-political advocacy group Citizens for Justice (CFJ) says they do not support the Yes campaign and the bills are flawed.   The advocacy group also added that they believe persons with opposing views should be funded by the government.   “Persons with opposing views to the referendum should be granted funding by the government […]

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AG Fires Back At Dame Joan

27 April 2016

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson says the upcoming gender equality referendum is a “historic opportunity” to grant everyone equal rights.   The AG’s comments came after former Court of Appeal President Dame Joan Sawyer referred to the upcoming referendum as “a waste of time, unnecessary” saying she would “vote no to all” while admitting that she […]

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