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Dr. Sands Sworn In NEW ELECTRONIC BOARDING PASS CAPABILITY AT LPIA SPEEDS PASSENGER PROCESSING
 

Dr. Sands Sworn In

Free National Movement (FNM) Elizabeth MP Dr. Duane Sands was sworn in to the senate this for a second time Monday in a ceremony at Government House, on the heels of the resignation of Senator Latisha Rolle. Addressing detractors that say Senator Rolle’s resignation embodied the dysfunction within the party, Sands says whatever he can […]

NEW ELECTRONIC BOARDING PASS CAPABILITY AT LPIA SPEEDS PASSENGER PROCESSING

The Nassau Airport Development Company Ltd. (NAD) in partnership with the international airlines at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA), United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP), Airport Authority and the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) has launched a new Electronic Boarding Pass (EBP) system at LPIA. Now, the 3.2 million passengers traveling through the country’s […]

Louis Bacon Has Crossed The Line

25 May 2016

By P.J. Malone Hedge-fund billionaire, Louis Bacon, seeks to defy the Constitution of The Bahamas by applying to the Supreme Court of The Bahamas to ignore the rights of Parliament, in order to protect his self-admitted political organization, Save The Bays, from being called into question.   Look at where we are because of this […]

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Roberts Calls For Party Unity on Bills

25 May 2016

Progressive Liberal Party(PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday called for solidarity between his party and the Free National Movement(FNM) on the four constitutional amendments on gender equality. Mr. Roberts noted that the bills were near unanimously voted on in both houses of parliament, and he said this is an indication that there is bipartisan support for […]

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Over 170,000 new people registered for Referendum

25 May 2016

Parliamentary Commissioner Sherlyn Hall has confirmed that over 170,000 new persons are registered for upcoming gender equality referendum.   Persons that were not registered for the last referendum would’ve had to register for the upcoming gender equality referendum.   “In terms of the numbers, as of yesterday, we have 179, 829 registered Bahamians on that […]

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Out Island Schools Affected By Hurricane Joaquin Have Been Repaired

25 May 2016

With the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season a few weeks away the wounds are still fresh in the minds of a large number of Bahamians due to the significant impact and loss due to Hurricane Joaquin. Hurricane Joaquin was a devastating storm that ravaged much of the out island infrastructure with schools suffering a […]

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MOU Between COB and BAMSI Signed

25 May 2016

The Memorandum of Understanding between the College of The Bahamas and the Bahamas Marine Science Institute was signed yesterday at the Harry C. Moore Library boardroom on the COB’s Oakes Field campus.   The agreement marks a monumental milestone in Bahamian history as the two projected leaders in Bahamian tertiary education have partnered to help […]

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Mixed Public Views on Referendum

25 May 2016

With the gender equality referendum just two weeks away, Bahamians share mixed views on the upcoming referendum.   During interviews with people on the streets, persons expressed what they were going to vote and a plethora of reasons were given as to why Bahamians will vote as intended.   “That’s a no brainer, I’m going […]

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Fitzgerald: University Of The Bahamas Is Almost Here

25 May 2016

Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald says substantial progress is being made in the College of the Bahamas’ transition to university status and the signing of the proposed bill is expected by later this year. Fitzgerald says the bill has already been approved and the legislation is expected to be presented Wednesday in the House of Parliament […]

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DPM Suggests Chinese Ignorant to Bahamian Laws

25 May 2016

Deputy Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis yesterday echoed sentiments by Prime Minister Perry Christie, and squashed claims circulating that the government agreed to the sale or grant of 500 Bahamian citizenships to Chinese investors, in relation to the development Baha Mar. Mr. Davis told reporters outside cabinet that the alleged request by the Chinese have […]

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Dorsett appointed as IRENA chairman

25 May 2016

While attending the 11th council meeting of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Tuesday morning,  Minister of Environment and Housing Kenred Dorsett was appointed as the IRENA council chairman. The agency is an intergovernmental organization that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future. It also […]

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Baptist Bishop Urges Support Of Bills

25 May 2016

President of The Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention Reverend William Thompson urged Baptists last night to vote in favour of the four bills at the upcoming Gender Equality Referendum. With less than two weeks before the June 7 vote, Rev. Thompson reaffirmed his support and encouraged Bahamians to do the same. “It is safe to assert […]

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