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FNM Deputy Leader Says Baha Mar’s Delay is Disappointing BEC Fiasco Exposes Crisis of Leadership
 
FNM Deputy Leader Says Baha Mar’s Delay is Disappointing

FNM Deputy Leader Says Baha Mar’s Delay is Disappointing

Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM) Peter Turnquest said yesterday that he is “disappointed, but not surprised” at the delay of Baha Mar’s opening, which was scheduled for this Friday. Mr. Turnquest said the setback will significantly impact the country as it is depending on the multi-billion dollar resort for income and employment. [...]

BEC Fiasco Exposes Crisis of Leadership

BEC Fiasco Exposes Crisis of Leadership

Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said the “Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) fiasco exposes a crisis of leadership” therefore, the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) “must go”. Dr. Minnis’ comments came yesterday during a press conference at BEC’s headquarters on Blue Hill Road, where he explained the governments failed strategies to fix the corporation’s [...]

Biminite Earns ‘Captain’ at United Airlines

Biminite Earns ‘Captain’ at United Airlines

26 March 2015

Wilmore Jerome Stuart a product of Bailey Town, Bimini, is making a name for himself in the airline industry and likewise making all Bahamians proud of his accomplishments. The 52- year-old Biminite, who resides in Davie, Florida, was on Monday morning en route to United Airlines Headquarters for the first phase of obtaining his Captain’s [...]

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Gov’t Renewable Energy Plan Launched

Gov’t Renewable Energy Plan Launched

26 March 2015

Deputy Prime Minister Philip Davis advised the House of Assembly yesterday that the amendment to the Electricity Act became effective last Friday and it now enables persons to install and operate renewable energy generating stations, which can be connected to the electrical grid. “Passage of time and focused determination have given witness to revolutionary legislation [...]

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Gray Pressured Out

Gray Pressured Out

26 March 2015

Political pundits on all sides of the political divide are expressing surprise that the Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray has been allowed to continue as a Cabinet minister, although he has asked to be relieved of his position as minister of local government. Minster Gray’s request to be relieved from a [...]

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Gray’s Removal an Insult, Says FNM Leader

26 March 2015

Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said the removal of V. Alfred Gray only as minister of local government and not minister of agriculture and marine resources makes no sense and it is an insult to Bahamians and the House of Assembly. “I think the prime minister has insulted both the Bahamian populous and [...]

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House Speaker Chides Opposition

26 March 2015

Protests by members of the opposition, Free National Movement, against Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray, resulted in a 15 minute suspension of the House of Assembly yesterday. As Minister Gray attempted to address the Lower Chamber, opposition members continuously blocked him from speaking by slamming their hands on the tables. Speaker [...]

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Electronic Jury Selection Shows Sign of Modernization

26 March 2015

Minister of State for Legal Affairs Damien Gomez said he believes the Jury Amendment Bill 2015 tabled in the House of Assembly yesterday will modernize the country’s justice system by implementing an electronic jury selection process. “In our Commonwealth, Mr. Speaker, the right to trial by jury is a constitutional right. It is an entitlement [...]

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FNM Vows to Continue the Fight for Gray’s Resignation

26 March 2015

Free National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard said the FNM will continue to fight tirelessly until the Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources V. Alfred Gray steps down or is fired because the decision to relieve him as minister of local government is offensive. “This decision is offensive and presumes that Bahamians are so apathetic and [...]

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Minister Darville Applauds the Efforts of CAP

26 March 2015

Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville applauded the efforts of the Committee for the Advancement of People (CAP) last Saturday. CAP is a non-profit organization formed in response to the need to encourage social integration, and cultural awareness, and community wellbeing. The committee, headed by former tourism executive Carmeta Miller and Taronya L. Wildgoose, [...]

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FINALLY, The Real LOUIS BACON: Misguiding, Misdirecting and Misinforming – BUSTED!!!

21 March 2015

Amidst scathing public allegations made by Bahamian Attorney Keod Smith that Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Louis Bacon had perpetrated untruths about having led the Bahamian grassroots campaign to save the ruins of Whylly Slave Plantation Ruins at Clifton here on Island of New Providence in The Bahamas, Bacon found his name embroiled in an international [...]

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JOURNALIST COUNTER SUES LOUIS BACON FOR LIBEL AND SLANDER

18 March 2015

Veteran Broadcast Journalist Sherman Brown is taking a bold stand for freedom of the press in this country by counter suing the controversial Hedge Fund magnate Louis Bacon for injuries Brown says his professional reputation has suffered resulting from an Open Letter Bacon authored and published in the major daily newspapers. Brown’s counter suit claims [...]

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