Featured Stories
Abaco Rebuilding Begins Christian Council Against LGBT Events
 
Hundreds of Govt Workers Deployed

Abaco Rebuilding Begins – Hundreds of Workers to be Deployed to Assist

The site in Abaco that will house the government’s Family Centre has already been cleared, according to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, and the infrastructure will remain in place for approximately two years before becoming a permanent dwelling spot for Abaconians. The site is near the Spring City Subdivision. Dr. Minnis conducted further assessment of […]

deltonfernander

Christian Council Against LGBT Events

The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) is suiting up to wage a moral war as its President Bishop Delton Fernander made it clear that they are ready to take a stand against the next Pride Bahamas events slated for next year. Pride Bahamas recently announced its intent to stage a series of LGBT events in October […]

Man Shot Dead in Pinewood

22 October 2019

Police are investigating a shooting incident that left a man dead on Sunday.  Police responded to reports of gunshots being discharged in the Pinewood Gardens area around 10 p.m.  Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered the man suffering from gunshot injuries. EMS also responded and rendered assistance, but the man succumbed to his injuries […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

$64 Million Medical University for GB

22 October 2019

A heads of agreement was signed yesterday between the government and Western Atlantic University for the construction and operation of a $64 million medical school in Grand Bahama. According to Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, some 200 permanent jobs will be created for Bahamians. Western Atlantic University has agreed to employ an overall ratio of […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

Morton Signs Five-Year Industrial Agreement

22 October 2019

After a span of two meetings, Morton Salt Limited and the Ministry of Labour signed a five-year industrial agreement on Monday. The agreement includes wage, holiday and Christmas pay increases, as well as a shift premium and reduction bonus. In addition, Morton’s employees will receive $1,000 for the first year and a three percent increase for […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

PM Defends Appointment of RBDF Acting Commander

22 October 2019

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis responded to criticisms hurled following the appointment of a new Acting Commander of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF). Opposition leader, Philip Davis recently criticized the move after it was revealed that newly appointed Deputy Commander of the RBDF will now act as Acting Commander as Commodore Tellis Bethel is […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

Layoffs at Baker’s Bay

22 October 2019

Layoffs at the Baker’s Bay Ocean and Golf Club in Abaco occurred on Monday, according to Director of Labour John Pinder, who admitted that he is concerned over the matter which took place as the island recovers from Hurricane Dorian.   Not sure of the exact number of workers laid-off, Pinder revealed that the government […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

Judge Restricts Doctors

22 October 2019

Supreme Court Justice Ian Winder handed down his ruling yesterday, restricting junior doctors from conducting a future strike. Winder’s order said, “The Bahamas Doctors Union (BDU) whether by itself, its officers servants and agents, forthwith or until further order be restrained from contravening sections 76 and 83 of the Industrial Relations Act by organizing or […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

Pilots Survive Plane Crash

21 October 2019

Two pilots survived a plane crash last Friday, which occurred in waters near Old Fort Point, New Providence. According to the Air Accident Investigation Department (AAID), at approximately 4:30 p.m. a DC3 aircraft registration N437GB declared an emergency due to left engine failure and crashed in the ocean a short time thereafter.  The two pilots […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

‘More Breast Cancer Research Needed’

21 October 2019

As breast cancer statistics in The Bahamas remain frightening, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said there is a great need to establish more robust machinery for local breast cancer research. In 1999, the incidence of breast cancer in The Bahamas measured 32 out of 100,000 women. In 2014, 62.9 percent of 100,000 Bahamian women […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

Minister of Tourism, Aviation & Bahamasair Dionisio D'Aguilar gives his contribution in the House of Assembly yesterday.

Abaco Airport Workers Walkout

21 October 2019

Security officers at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour, Abaco walked off the job on Saturday. Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar told The Bahama Journal yesterday that the security officers walked off the job because of poor working conditions at the airport following Hurricane Dorian. “I’m led to believe that […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, National News0 Comments

Gov’t Refutes OHCHR Immigration Comments

21 October 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to comments made by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and advised that due process was followed to determine whether an immigrant has the right to be in The Bahamas before deportation was considered.  According to the ministry, all illegal migrants, irrespective of their origin, […]

Read the full story

Posted in National News0 Comments

Watch JCN Channel 14 Shows

Jcn Channel 14

Sign in now to see your channels and recommendations!

Join Us on Facebook