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Sears Resigns from COB Council

Former Attorney General Alfred Sears has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Council of the College of The Bahamas due to his return to politics effective May 31, 2016. Mr. Sears in a letter addressed to the Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald indicated that his reason for the leave was due to him […]

Silver Airways Begins Service To Nassau

Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways made its inaugural flight from Tampa, Florida to New Providence yesterday adding 25,000 new seats to The Bahamas. Silver Airways will provide flights from Tampa, Fort Myers, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach, Florida to New Providence. “Today’s activities are significant in that the new routes allow a wide range of […]

Referendum Bills Hijacked

30 May 2016

Chairman of the Constitutional Commission Sean McWeeney, QC, asserted yesterday that the amendments being proposed at the upcoming Gender Equality Referendum are being hijacked by those who have chosen to focus on matters unrelated to what the bills are about. During an appearance on Jones and Company Mr. McWeeney called opposition the bills misguided and […]

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Sears Resigns from COB Council

30 May 2016

Former Attorney General Alfred Sears has resigned from his position as Chairman of the Council of the College of The Bahamas due to his return to politics effective May 31st, 2016. Mr. Sears in a letter addressed to the Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald indicated that his reason for the leave was due to him […]

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Minnis Given Ultimatum

30 May 2016

There appears to be more treachery occurring in the Free National Movement (FNM) again putting the leadership of Dr. Hubert Minnis in jeopardy, the Journal understands. There is reportedly an attempt underway by a number of FNM MPs to have Dr. Minnis replaced as Leader of the Opposition. The MPs have reportedly given Dr. Minnis […]

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Man gunned down in vehicle

30 May 2016

Police in the nation’s second capital are investigating a shooting incident that has left a 21-year-old dead. According to police reports in Grand Bahama, on Saturday in, a male was gunned down in his vehicle. Police say that the incident occurred shortly after 10:00 p.m. The 21-year old male while sitting in a vehicle on […]

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Female Suspect Surrenders

30 May 2016

Police may be one step closer to solving the death of a ZNS broadcaster after a suspect in the tragedy turned herself in. Raquel Johnson, 30, of Plantol Street, turned herself in on Saturday after a wanted bulletin was released for her capture. Last week during the 80th Anniversary of the Broadcasting Corporation of the […]

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Christie Administration backing Wrong Horse says D’Aguilar

30 May 2016

Ex-Baha Mar director Dionisio D’Aguilar says that he believes Baha Mar is only being completed by the Chinese because the government does not want the initial developer to engage in the bidding process. Mr. D’Aguilar says that it is his belief that the bids which were put forward were much lower than that of Sarkis […]

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Cassandra Butts Dies–Was Pres. Obama’s nominee for Ambassador to The Bahamas

30 May 2016

Cassandra Butts, 50, who was nominated by United States President Barack Obama in 2014 to serve as Ambassador to The Bahamas was found dead in her Washington, DC, home last week, the US State Department has announced. Butts would have been the first U.S. Ambassador to The Bahamas since 2011. According to her family Butts, […]

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Blackout Leaves Thousands In The Heat

30 May 2016

For a second time in less than a week New Providence residents Sunday were left to battle sweltering temperatures as a result of an island-wide black out. Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) said initial investigations reveal that yesterday’s outage was the result of a major cable fault which shut down generation, transmission and distribution networks […]

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Have You No Shame Save The Bays?!

28 May 2016

By: P.J. Malone Save The Bays seeks to shamelessly capitalize on its status as a supposed environmental group. It has a U.S. Treasury Department 501c3 status and is funded by Hedge-fund billionaire, Louis Bacon. However, it’s director and attorney, Fred Smith, has admitted to Save The Bays being a political organization in The Bahamas. This […]

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RISE Cards Distributed

27 May 2016

A step forward has been made in the war on poverty as the first RISE pre-paid cards were distributed yesterday at the Ministry of Social Services headquarters on John F Kennedy Drive. The campaign was designed to not only eradicate poverty in the country but assist with education and health as well. The card distribution […]

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