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Minnis: PM Must Fire Renward Wells Straw Vendors Say Cruise Lines Hurting Business
 
Minnis: PM Must Fire Renward Wells

Minnis: PM Must Fire Renward Wells

Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis on Sunday renewed his party’s call for the resignation of Parliamentary Secretary Reward Wells noting that the inaction from the prime minister on the issue and lack of transparency are proof that the government is trying to cover up what appears to be a ‘shady’ deal. “As we all now [...]

Straw Vendors Say Cruise Lines Hurting Business

Straw Vendors Say Cruise Lines Hurting Business

Sales in straw products are currently at an all time low, according to some local straw vendors who are blaming cruise line advisories for scaring off potential customers. Some vendors in the Nassau Straw Market said some cruise lines are allegedly are telling guests aboard cruise ships not to purchase straw products due to insect [...]

Three Dead In Separate Weekend Shootings

28 July 2014

Three men were killed in separate shootings over the weekend, police have confirmed. In the most incident, on Sunday a man was walking to his vehicle from a nightclub located on Apple and Peach Streets, when a man armed with a handgun shot him several times before fleeing on foot. The victim was transported to [...]

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The Sandals Foundation Donates $20K To The Ranfurly Home

The Sandals Foundation Donates $20K To The Ranfurly Home

28 July 2014

The kitchen is the “heart of the home” for the kids of the TheRanfurly Home for Children, and soon they will have a refurbished one thanks to a $20,000 donation from the Sandals Foundation. RanfurLy Home President, Alexandra Maillis-Lynch said the renovation of the home’s kitchen is “long overdue” and that a new kitchen with [...]

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PM Admits Gaming Bill Has ‘Issues’

28 July 2014

Prime Minister Perry Christie recently revealed that the much anticipated gaming bill is riddled with issues; however he assures that the government has made significant progress so far. “We’re finished with the constitutional legislation that we’ve put in parliament, we’re finished with VAT that we’ve put in parliament, we have the gaming legislation now , [...]

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Officers Investigate Mysterious Death

28 July 2014

Police on Eleuthera are investigating the death of a man following a fishing trip on Saturday. According to reports, shortly before 2:00p.m., the victim was fishing with his brother off Harbour Island, when he began to experience severe chest pains while diving in the water. The victim was rushed to a local clinic in critical [...]

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More Cultural Events Needed Says Tourism Minister

More Cultural Events Needed Says Tourism Minister

28 July 2014

Tourism Minister Obie Wilchombe has dubbed this year’s Summer Junkanoo Festival a success but says there is a need for more cultural Bahamian activities. The music of Junkanoo rang out through Bay Street as every major group participated in the final weekend of competition during this year’s Summer Junkanoo Festival, “We think the message is [...]

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Man Dies In Traffic Fatality

28 July 2014

Police are investigating a traffic accident that has left a man dead and a woman fighting for her life in hospital. According to preliminary reports the accident happened shortly after 4:00a.m. Sunday. A white Honda Civic vehicle, driven by a female who was accompanied by a male passenger was traveling south along Bethel Avenue North, [...]

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Four Wounded In Separate Stabbing Incidents

28 July 2014

Three men were transported for medical care following a brawl at a local night club. According to reports, shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Sunday three men were involved in an altercation with a group of men at a club located on Gladstone Road, resulting in the three men being stabbed about the body. The men [...]

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Festival Place Vendors Insulted By Director’s Claims

28 July 2014

Artisans of Festival Place are upset after recent statements made about their relocation which they deem untrue. Last week, Janet Johnson, director of Festival Place, suggested that vendors were happy about the move from inside the facility to the outdoors on Prince George Wharf. She also stated that the vendors were seeing better sales as [...]

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Dairy Queen Hosts first ever Miracle Day

28 July 2014

Dairy Queen Restaurant and franchise announced on Thursday that it will have its first Miracle Treat Day in The Bahamas. On August 14, $2.00 from every Blizzard treat sold will be donated to sick children in The Bahamas. The objective of this day is to help as many children as possible in the Bahamas. “Miracle [...]

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Caribbean Cardiac Society Meets In Bahamas

Caribbean Cardiac Society Meets In Bahamas

28 July 2014

The Bahamas last week welcomed over 100 cardiologists from throughout the Caribbean and North American for the 29th annual Caribbean Cardiac Society’s scientific meeting. Officially opening the three-day event was Prime Minister Perry Christie, who noted that with cardiovascular disease being so prevalent in the country, such conferences provide an opportunity to advance the dialogue [...]

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