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Minnis Threatens New Ministers Christie Resigns as PLP Leader
 

Minnis Threatens New Ministers

Less than a week after securing a landslide victory from the former governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), 15 of the elected members of the Free National Movement (FNM) received their Instrument of Appointment from Governor General Dame Marguerite Pindling, on the grounds of Government House yesterday.   Taking the oath of office as cabinet ministers, […]

Christie Resigns as PLP Leader

With immediate effect, former Prime Minister Perry Christie resigned as leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) yesterday evening.   During a special call meeting of the National General Council of the Progressive Liberal Party at the Sir Lynden Pindling Centre, Christie gave an address where he relinquished the position he was elected for during […]

“The Rats Are Guarding The Cheese”

22 May 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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Trio Charged with Drug Possession – – -Jamaican Receives 14 Year Sentencing

19 May 2017

Three men were charged yesterday in connection with the recent drug haul by Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers, who spotted and intercepted a 28-foot go fast vessel early Monday morning off the Ragged Island Chain, in the area of Cay Lagos. Appearing in Magistrate’s Court before Magistrate Andrew Forbes, one Jamaican and two Bahamians were […]

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BPL Ready for Summer Season- -Worst Outages Experienced June to September 2016

19 May 2017

Amidst concerns about its ability to generate supply for its thousands of customers, Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) officials said the company is more than equipped to handle the 2017summer season usage of electricity by residents. BPL officials explained in a statement that the company experienced its worst outages last June to September due to […]

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50 Haitian Migrants Apprehended

19 May 2017

More than four dozen Haitian migrants were apprehended in the eastern Bahamas on Wednesday morning during a joint exercise by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) and immigration authorities. According to RBDF officials, shortly after 10 a.m., a Haitian sloop was spotted in the area of Bannerman Town, Eleuthera. When […]

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15,000 Bahamians Enrol in NHI

19 May 2017

Since the launch of the enrolment phase of National Health Insurance (NHI) Bahamas on April 24, more than 15,000 persons have enrolled and over 11,000 beneficiaries have been matched with their selected primary care doctor. These numbers are growing every day, as enrolment continues across the country and persons are starting to receive primary care […]

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The Real “Danger To Democracy”

19 May 2017

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 Bahamas. We covered […]

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‘FNM Bought Votes’ – – PLP Candidates Claim

18 May 2017

Several Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) candidates have indicated that they believe voters being paid by the Free National Movement (FNM) may have played a crucial role in their resounding loss in last week’s general election. The Bahama Journal spoke with PLP candidate for Elizabeth Alex Storr during former Prime Minister Perry Christie’s resignation on Monday, […]

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20 Arrested Following Police Operation

18 May 2017

Approximately 20 persons were arrested after an intensified anti-crime operation conducted by the Royal Bahamas Police Force in New Providence on Tuesday night. The arrests were based on a number of criminal and traffic offences and outstanding court warrants. Police reported that an additional 254 individuals were cited for various traffic violations. The purpose of […]

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GB Minister Excited to Begin Work

18 May 2017

Since his appointment on Monday, Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson arrived on the island Tuesday evening “ready to get to work.”   Upon his arrival, Minister Thompson said, “Firstly, I want to say how grateful I am to God for what really is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I’ve lived in Grand Bahama all my life […]

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GB Minister of State Assures Grand Bahama is Top Priority

18 May 2017

Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson in a press conference on Wednesday assured residents of Grand Bahama that the island is a top priority with the newly elected governing Free National Movement. He added that the island is top priority because there is a state minister, a deputy prime minister and a prime […]

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