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PLP Has No Special Relationship With Chinese Crime down by 29%
 

PLP Has No Special Relationship With Chinese

Answering a number of critics yesterday, Prime Minister Perry Christie says that claims that the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government has a special relationship with the Chinese are baseless and unfounded. During his wrap up of the 2016/2017 budget in the House of Assembly, Mr. Christie vehemently denied any collusion between his government and the […]

Crime down by 29%

Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage announced yesterday during his budget contribution in parliament that crime, compared to last year around this, is now down by 29 percent. Minister Nottage noted that the government is working diligently to lower the crime rate with various programs to tackle prolific offenders. “Overall Crime down by 29%,” […]

Two Arrested In Million Dollar Drug Bust

27 June 2016

Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers yesterday seized more than a million dollars of drugs and arrested two men in connection with this latest find.  According to police, it was around 9:15 a.m., Sunday when officers uncovered 52 packages of marijuana at a residence off Tonique Darling Highway in the area of Pikkano properties.  The total […]

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Teachers Union Bust Up

27 June 2016

The Annual General Meeting of The Bahamas Union of Teachers got off to a messy start over the weekend as teachers claimed poor organization on the part of top union officials created chaos and confusion. The official opening ceremony takes place today and over the weekend delegates gathered at the Melia Nassau Hotel for pre-registration […]

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PM Should Resign, Says Minnis

27 June 2016

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis, among others, on Friday called for the resignation of Prime Minister Perry Christe, after observing the circumstances surrounding the recent resignation of British Prime Minister, David Cameron. After last week Thursday’s referendum in which the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), Britain’s prime minister who had urged the […]

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Minnis Urges Gov’t To Come Clean On Baha Mar

27 June 2016

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday urged the government to come clean and reveal what deals it has made with the Chinese regarding the future of the multi-billion dollar Baha Mar project. Last June 29, work at the Cable Beach property came to an abrupt halt after the project’s developer filed for bankruptcy protection in […]

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Man’s Death Pushes Murder Count To 60

27 June 2016

The country’s murder reached 60 after a man was found dead outside a nightclub early Saturday morning.  According to police reports, it was shortly after 6:00 a.m., police were altered to reports of the lifeless body of a male in the parking lot next to Crazy Moon Strip Club on Elizabeth Ave.  “On examination of […]

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Crime Solutions Not Working, says Collie

27 June 2016

Chairman of the Free National Movement Sidney Collie is bashing the Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard Nottage after he announced a decrease in crime, stating that the Progressive Liberal Party’s (PLP) solutions are not working.  On Tuesday during his contribution to the 2016/2017 budget debate, the National Security Minister announced that crime is down […]

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Brexit to have implications for The Bahamas says former High Commissioner

27 June 2016

Former British High Commissioner to The Bahamas Peter Young says The Bahamas will soon endure the implications of Britain leaving the European Union. While a guest on JCN’s “Jones and Co.” he said this could have a negative impact on The Bahamas, however a short term one. “85 per cent of our trade is with […]

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Sex Lies & Video Tape Part II

24 June 2016

By P.J. Malone   They Apparently Plotted To Make Nygard Cay Worthless  This new series will reveal in-depth information on the extreme steps taken by various individuals, who admitted working for hedge-fund billionaire Louis Bacon against fashion mogul Peter Nygard. But first, some background: A Magistrate from the Courts in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas […]

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Pinder says financial services sector crucial for Bahamian advancement

24 June 2016

Progressive Liberal Party Member of Parliament for Elizabeth and former Minister of Financial services Ryan Pinder says the financial services industry has been responsible for the elevation of many Bahamians in senior management than any other industry in the country but it faces a number of threats. He says a failed financial services industry could […]

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Maynard Gibson Reports Decrease In Backlog

24 June 2016

Leading the 2016/2017 budget debate in the Upper Chamber yesterday, Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson touted the progress of the Swift Justice Initiative instituted by the government in 2012.  The attorney general said since coming into office in 2012, there have been major improvements in the system.  Maynard Gibson said a drastic decrease was shown […]

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