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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 […]

A Culture of Hate

02 May 2016

Attorney and Legal Director for Save The Bays Fred Smith, QC, Friday expressed concern that the actions of members of Parliament threatening to challenge a judge’s ruling are promoting a culture of hate in the country.   Justice Indra Charles has recommended that representatives from the Attorney General’s Office and Save the Bays (STB) discuss […]

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Man drowns on fishing trip

02 May 2016

Police in Eleuthera are investigating the circumstances surrounding the drowning death of a man from Palmetto Point that occurred on Saturday. Police reported that shortly after 11:00 am. the victim was on fishing trip in a boat along with another man in waters off Governor’s Harbour, when he fell overboard. The victim was immediately pulled […]

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Weekend Murders Bring Count to 44 For the Year

02 May 2016

Two men were killed in two separate incidents over the weekend bringing the country’s murder count to 44 for the year, according to Journal records. In the first incident shortly after midnight Sunday, police on patrol saw smoke coming from a vehicle in the parking lot of the old City Market building, located off Market […]

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Two women arrested for drugs at LPIA

02 May 2016

Two women, one from Amsterdam and the other from from Jamaica are in police custody after they were found with a quantity of dangerous drugs at the Lynden Pindling International Airport LPIA on Friday. According to reports, around 3:30 p.m., officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit conducted a search of a suitcase at LPIA) when […]

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The Region Seeks Ways to Strengthen Social Security

29 April 2016

Countries within the region are strategizing ways to ensure sustainability of their respective social security schemes. Minister of Labour and National Insurance, and Minister of the Public Service, the Hon. Shane Gibson, said Wednesday that he was happy the agenda of the 27th CARICOM Heads of Social Security Meeting would focus on advancing social security […]

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Bahamian Luke Maillis sets national records during freediving competition at Dean’s Blue Hole

29 April 2016

Bahamian Luke Maillis set three national records in freediving at the ninth annual Vertical Blue Freediving Competition held at Dean’s Blue Hole in Long Island last week.   Maillis dove to a depth of 37 meters or 121 feet in one minute 45 seconds in the constant no fins category and 46 meters or 150 […]

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Liberty Global To Buy BTC

29 April 2016

BTC could have a new parent company in a matter of weeks British Company Liberty Global PLC is in the final stages of purchasing Columbus International Inc. – formerly Cable and Wireless – the parent company of BTC . It is reported that Liberty Global purchased the company for $5.3 billion late last year. The […]

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FNM Pulls PLP “Corrupt Files”

29 April 2016

The Free National Movement (FNM) yesterday in a press release, pulled out what it called “corruption files” on the members of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). FNM Chairman, Sidney Collie said the PLP cannot represent the people “when it is putting itself ahead of them”. The first file was pulled on Deputy Prime Minister Philip […]

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Fields: Cabbage Beach Land Is Private Property

29 April 2016

Atlantis Senior Vice President Ed Fields yesterday in a press release sought to dismiss any notion that he is not sympathetic towards the Cabbage Beach Vendors involved in the ongoing land access dispute, for their business; while asserting that the land in question is actually private property.   The release said Mr. Fields should be […]

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Activist: “Save The Bays Is No Environmental Group”

29 April 2016

By: P.J. Malone   Hedge-fund billionaire, Louis Bacon, uses Save The Bays as his base to attack Peter Nygard and any institution he deems not worthy of existence, says Vivian Whylly.   Whylly, an environmental activist who fought to save Clifton Cay from developers, made some strong arguments and profound revelations on the JCN Television […]

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