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Minister Reports Major Immigration Influx

Revealing the numbers in the latest immigration statistics, Minster of Immigration Fred Mitchell noted that the year 2016 saw a significant increase in the number of immigrants in all categories, from those arrested to those repatriated. In revealing the statistics, Mr. Mitchell compared 2015 numbers with last year’s numbers. “The general categories are in 2015 […]

Bowe Attacks Bain’s Character

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) card bearer for the Southern Shores constituency Ethric Bowe announced this past Friday that he had turned in his resignation letter to the leadership of the party, as they chose to align themselves with an unsavory character as Lincoln Bain. At a press conference yesterday afternoon, Mr. Bowe clearly gave his […]

Nygard’s Amazingly Strong Sense of Corporate Responsibility

20 January 2017

By P.J. Malone Fashion mogul Peter Nygard just announced the opening of two new state-of-the-art Breast Cancer Research Units, which reflects his dedication to helping women through breast cancer research. The Nygard International Molecular Biology Breast Cancer Research Unit and Breast Cancer Tumour Bank are located in the Manitoba Breast Cancer research Centre, the only […]

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Police Chief “Disgraced” By Crime

19 January 2017

Commissioner of Police, Ellison Greenslade called an urgent press conference yesterday afternoon to share his disgrace in the wake of the country’s 11th murder for the New Year.   “For the year to date, we have recorded, in The Bahamas, New Providence predominantly, 11 murders, that is a disgrace. Those murders that were recorded were […]

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Millions Spent On Hurricane Restoration

19 January 2017

Minister Responsible for Hurricane Restoration Efforts Shane Gibson yesterday gave a general account of funds spent on relief efforts over the last few months. In his contribution in the Lower Chamber yesterday, Mr. Gibson again reiterating that restoration efforts are progressing steadily. It has been three months since Hurricane Matthew’s devastating impact, and a little […]

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Fear Grips Kemp Road–Teen Becomes 11th Murder Victim

19 January 2017

Just days before his 16th birthday, Ricardo Leonard Fawkes of Marathon Estates became this year’s 11th murder victim early Wednesday morning, the second shooting in just less than 10 hours in New Providence. According to reports, police were called to the scene at Williams Lane off Kemp Road sometime around 4:00 a.m. where they found […]

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Chief Superintendent: Police Have Everything Under Control

19 January 2017

Two men are dead and several others wounded following separate shooting incidents in under 24hours; however Chief Superintendent Clayton Fernander officer in charge of the Central Detective Unit (CDU) says police officials are coping and making significant headway. A growing crowd of onlookers watched and listened as Chief Superintendent Fernander gave the somber details of […]

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Atlantis Gets Hit With Lawsuit

19 January 2017

A woman is reportedly suing Atlantis Paradise Island over what she claims are horrific bites she received from bed bugs. According to international reports, Cindi Avila claims she checked into the resort this month and woke up to find ghastly bites all over her body. She’s blaming the hotel, claiming that the bed skirts were […]

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Your Actions Speak So Loudly We Can’t Hear What You Are Saying

18 January 2017

By P.J. Malone Why all the fuss about whether there was a police complaint filed by Save The Bays or whether there wasn’t? It seems to me that Save The Bays (STB) is missing the point. If you are in fear for your life, are you going to leave it to chance that the police […]

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PUBLIC HEALTHCARE IMPLEMENTING NEW INFORMATION AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

18 January 2017

The goal to implement a ‘one patient: one record’ initiative began yesterday as the Ministry of Health and the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) presented the ‘Design Start’ of the Integrated Health Information Management System (i-HIMS); connecting healthcare across The Bahamas with an opening ceremony and three-day workshop at St. Joseph’s Parish Centre. Presenting the keynote […]

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Passport office closed for new system migration

18 January 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has announced the implementation of a new passport system therefore the public is being advised that its offices will be closed to new passport applications from today until the 20th, of January 2017 (Friday). However, if an individual currently holds an ePassport, that document will be acknowledged. “The […]

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Man Charged for Dangerous Drugs

18 January 2017

A 43 year old drug suspect pleaded not guilty to two drug related charges yesterday.   Desno Scott was arraigned yesterday before Magistrate Andrew Forbes on two separate counts.   He was first charged with possession of an unspecified quantity of cocaine with the intent to supply on January 10, 2017.   On the second […]

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