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Bethel: Portions of Baha Mar Deal Remain Sealed Blood Banks Critically Low
 

Bethel: Portions of Baha Mar Deal Remain Sealed

After promising to unseal the Baha Mar deal, followed up by an announcement last Tuesday that it happened, Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Carl Bethel announced in the Senate last Friday that certain portions of the deal will remain sealed. “Madam President, we are cognizant that there remain other commercially sensitive documents which […]

Blood Banks Critically Low – -ALIV Partners with Friends of the Blood Bank

A country with a population nearing almost 400,000, The Bahamas’ blood banks are at a critically low point, particularly the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) whose blood bank is operating in the deficit according to Dr. Duvaughn Curling, chief of transfusion medicine at PMH. Speaking with reporters at a recent press conference, Dr. Curling gave insight […]

Dr. Nottage Receives Medical Treatment in Florida- – Former Minister Remains Unconscious

26 June 2017

Former Minister of National Security Dr. Bernard J. Nottage was transferred by air ambulance to Florida last Thursday evening to receive medical treatment. Dr. Nottage, who is “gravely ill,” was taken to Florida after members of his family made the decision to exhaust every medical facility to treat the former Cabinet minister. Dr. Nottage is […]

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BMD Seeks Moratorium on Baha Mar Sale

26 June 2017

BMD Holdings, the investment vehicle used by Baha Mar developer Sarkis Izmirilian, has called for a moratorium on the sale of the stalled multi-billion-dollar resort. In a statement released on Sunday, BMD stated that it has reviewed the Heads of Terms regarding concessions agreed upon by the previous Government of The Bahamas, the China EXIM […]

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Adventist Clergymen Clarifies School Dispute

26 June 2017

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd met on Sunday with Pastors Paul Scavella, Peter Joseph, and C. Melvin Lewis of the South Bahamas Conference of Seventh-day Adventist to discuss issues arising from the ongoing refurbishment of the Bahamas Academy school site on Wulff Road. In a statement from the Ministry of Education, it was noted that […]

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26 Arrested in Police Operation – -1,200 Rounds of Ammunition Seized

26 June 2017

Police conducted an operation in Southern New Providence early Saturday morning that led to the arrest of 26 persons and the closure of several nightclubs. The ongoing police operations are aimed at suppressing crime in a number of areas and to send a clear message to those responsible for committing criminal acts on members of […]

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FNM’s Claims Against PLP ‘All Talk’

26 June 2017

Senator Dr. Michael Darville said the Free National Movement’s (FNM) claims of corruption against the previous administration are not substantive and are simply just allegations. His comments came on Friday during his contribution to the debate on the 2017/2018 Budget Communication in the Senate. Dr. Darville, who is also the former minister for Grand Bahama, […]

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Roberts: ‘PM Lost His Voice on Baha Mar’

26 June 2017

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts noted that Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis “cowardly” remained silent on issues surrounding the Baha Mar deal after Attorney General Carl Bethel suggested the deal was legitimate. Throughout the Free National Movement’s (FNM) campaign, Dr. Minnis criticized the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government for sealing a deal that […]

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Davis Wants PM’s Apology

26 June 2017

While claiming that the Free National Movement (FNM) “cannot be trusted,” Opposition Leader Philip Davis is calling on Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis to apologize to Bahamians for “lies” concerning the Baha Mar deal. “In desperation, the FNM spent almost a year, saying day after day, week after week, that there was something illegal or […]

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Toddler Killed in Traffic Accident

26 June 2017

Officers from the police traffic division are investigating the circumstances surrounding a traffic accident that left a child dead and a woman detained in hospital. According to reports, shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday, two vehicles, one a black Nissan Teana driven by a woman and the other, a dark gray Mazda vehicle driven by […]

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“A Perverse Decision”

23 June 2017

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a bi-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires, the links to unsavory characters, the use of the courts for personal agendas, the involvement of a political party, and the attacks on the Government of The […]

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Girl Guides to Rebrand at National Assembly

23 June 2017

After almost 100 years of service and commitment to guiding young girls into being young women, The Bahamas Girl Guides Association is looking to rebrand itself in hopes of attracting more girls to the club with a two-day National Assembly. Under the patronage of Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, The Bahamas Girl Guides Association will […]

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