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Two Shot, One Dead Resorts World Bimini Commissions New Port
 
Two Shot, One Dead

Two Shot, One Dead

Police are said to be investigating a homicide after two men were shot Thursday afternoon. According to police officials, the victims were rushed to hospital where one succumbed to his injuries and the other is listed in serious condition. The Journal understands that the dead man is in his 20’s. The shooting reportedly happened around [...]

Resorts World Bimini Commissions New Port

Resorts World Bimini Commissions New Port

The new port at Resorts World Bimini (RWB) officially opened on Thursday to the sounds of cowbells, goatskin drums and whistles, as Prime Minister Perry Christie and other Cabinet ministers witnessed the of hundreds of tourists at the RWB Superfast Ferry berthed at the new dock. Prime Minister Christie said the berthing of that ship [...]

Ebola Claims Persist Despite Minister’s Denial

19 September 2014

Rumours of the deadly Ebola virus being in The Bahamas continued to linger yesterday despite Health Minister Dr. Perry Gomez’s dismissal of the claims as bogus. Reports of the virus which has already killed more than 2,400 people across a stretch of West African countries, being in The Bahamas surfaced on Wednesday, prompting Dr. Gomez [...]

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Coroner’s Act “Glaringly Deficient”

19 September 2014

Now that the Coroner’s Amendment Bill 2014 was passed in the House of Assembly, the Coroner’s Court is one step closer to being able to rule a death a homicide, this according to State Minister for Legal Affairs Damien Gomez who said this particular court is severely deficient in this regard. As it stands now, [...]

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Central Andros Students Protest

Central Andros Students Protest

19 September 2014

More than 200 students at Central Andros High did not show up to school on Thursday and up to 60 irate parents held up picket signs in front of the school in protest to the Ministry of Education’s decision to relocate one of the school’s mathematics teachers. Parents in Central Andros are at their wits [...]

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BPSU Elections Today

BPSU Elections Today

19 September 2014

Thousands will head to the polls today to take part in The Bahamas Public Services Union (BPSU) elections and hopeful, Alexander Burrows and incumbent BPSU President John Pinder squared off on Love 97’s Issues of the Day radio talk show on Thursday in their efforts to rally up support from voters. During the show, Mr. [...]

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Smith: Country Being Ran Like a Dictatorship

Smith: Country Being Ran Like a Dictatorship

19 September 2014

Leading attorney Fred Smith urged the government to stop running the country “like a dictatorship” and live up to its legal obligation to introduce a land use plan (LUP) for New Providence. Smith, legal director of fast-growing social and environmental advocacy movement Save The Bays (STB), pointed out that the creation of an LUP was [...]

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BURGER KING NASSAU EXPANDS TO CARMICHAEL ROAD, CREATES OVER 60 JOBS

19 September 2014

The Home of the Whopper is making a major expansion in the country’s capital. Burger King Nassau opened the doors of its new Carmichael Road location in grand style on Wednesday. The newly built Burger King Carmichael location, located in the Shops at Carmichael Plaza, next to the new Scotiabank, raises the brand’s restaurant count [...]

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Suspect on Bail Commits Murder

Suspect on Bail Commits Murder

17 September 2014

A murder suspect out on bail has been arrested in connection with another slaying that occurred yesterday morning in the Fox Hill area, police have confirmed The sound of gun shots shook the morning air through Adderley Street in Fox Hill shortly after 10:00 a.m. following a shooting that left one man suffering from a [...]

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Central Andros Students Protest Teacher Shortage

17 September 2014

The shortage of teachers throughout the country is an issue that has long been talked about and it appears that this tradition continues as teachers and students at the Central Andros High School are up in arms following an announcement from the Ministry of Education to relocate one of the school’s core subject teachers. Students [...]

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Referendum Delayed –Pushed to 2015

17 September 2014

There will be no constitutional referendum this year as government officials announced Monday that the Constitutional Commission has recommended that the vote on those four gender equality bills be pushed back to 2015. Minister Responsible for Referenda and Elections Dr. Bernard Nottage said following consultations with the government, the Opposition, the religious community and various [...]

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PHA Denies Hospital Mould Claims

17 September 2014

Despite media reports to the contrary, officials at the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) on Tuesday denied that there is a mould infestation on the Princess Margaret Hospital’s (PMH) Maternity Ward. In a press release issued yesterday PHA officials said they saw it fit to bring clarity to an article carried in Monday’s Nassau Guardian which [...]

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