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Bridge Toll Doubled JCN Honours Outstanding Bahamians
 

Bridge Toll Doubled

Tolls for the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge are expected to increase by one hundred per cent for private vehicles effective March 1. The $1 bridge toll will increase to $2 as announced by Chairman of the Bridge Authority of the Bahamas Rory Higgs as he spoke to the bridge refurbishment contract signing on Monday morning. […]

JCN Honours Outstanding Bahamians

On Friday, Jones Communications Network honoured outstanding Bahamian members of society during its Civil Society and Person of the Year Award, at Melia Beach Resort. Six individuals were recognized as outstanding contributing citizens at the formal awards luncheon on Friday. Prime Minister Perry Christie won the top award, being named the Person of the Year […]

No Concern For China Gift, Says Commander

02 February 2016

Acting Commander of the Defense Force Tellis Bethel says that’s there no need for alarm in regards to the recent gift given by the People’s Republic of China. The Chinese republic gave an amount of $1.2 million and 33 different types of items were listed including but not limited to smoke tear gas grenades and […]

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No Tourism Fears over Zika

02 February 2016

Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe said recent outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus haven’t posed a threat to tourism in The Bahamas. With the Zika virus quickly spreading though the Americas and the recent confirmation of several cases in neighboring countries including Haiti, Jamaica and the U.S. (Florida) he said so far, the local tourism […]

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Man Dies On Mailboat

02 February 2016

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man’s death on a mail boat moored at Smiths Bay in Cat Island on Sunday. Reports are that sometime during Saturday evening the boat left San Salvador in route to New Providence with five crewmembers onboard.  However, shortly after 1:00 a.m. Sunday the boat began to take on […]

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CREATIVE NASSAU MARKET EXPANDS ITS OFFERINGS FOR 2016

02 February 2016

Artisan members of the Creative Nassau Market held their annual meeting recently to discuss plans for 2016 whilst offering congratulations to Gevon Moss who was promoted to the post of Executive Director of the Downtown Nassau Partnership (DNP), which organizes the set up of the Pompey Square event. Started in September of 2014, the market […]

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The China Spring Festival And Junkanoo Reunite Families Together

02 February 2016

President of the Bahamas China Friendship Association, Anthony Capron said the one thing that the Chinese Spring Festival and The Bahamas’ Christmas Junkanoo season have in common is that they bring families together. Mr. Capron brought remarks at a reception celebrating 2016 China Spring Festival held by the invitation of His Excellency Yuan Guisen Ambassador […]

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Baha Mar Case Adjourned

02 February 2016

After six months of a stalled project, the Supreme Court Magistrate Bernard Turner, granted petitioners a three-month adjournment to continue discussions to get the resort completed. According to Attorney Wayne Munroe QC, petitioners applied for an adjournment to May, to permit progress to be made in the discussions with the banks, receivers and the joint […]

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AG Calls For Confidence In The Justice System

02 February 2016

Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson said her greatest challenge is to convince Bahamians that the justice system actually works.  The AG’s comments came yesterday at the Harry Seymour Library, College of The Bahamas, while fielding questions from students of the Eugene Dupuch Law School, which marked the start of its legal education year.  “The idea […]

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$200 Million Resort for Exuma Cays

02 February 2016

The government signed a Heads of Agreement with CB Commander Limited and CH Amiral Limited for a $200 million eco-friendly high end luxury resort on two cays in Exuma. Children’s Bay Cay and Williams Cay will be the new home of a low-rise, low-density, environmentally sensitive boutique resort which is expected to open in late […]

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Woodside Defends PLP Switch

27 January 2016

Former State Minister in the Ingraham administration Byron Woodside is defending his recent decision to switch to the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) after years of serving under the Free National Movement (FNM). Mr. Woodside said he hopes his departure from the FNM will spur Bahamians to take a second look at the governing party – […]

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Two More Homicides

27 January 2016

The country’s murder count has reached six for the year as police are now investigating two recent homicides. The most recent incident occurred early Tuesday morning at a residence in Churchill Subdivision off Soldier Road. According to preliminary reports this incident appears to be the result of a home invasion and robbery. Chief Superintendent of […]

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