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Importance of ‘Uncompromising Attention to Details’

The Clifton Review The Clifton Review is a tri-weekly column that examines the question of the Clifton project along with the evolution of the war between two billionaires. We covered the start of this war with articles describing the battle over easement rights, the mysterious burning of a home, the blocks to rebuilding, and countless […]

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PM Heads To CARICOM

Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis and a delegation of Cabinet Ministers and public servants are set to attend a CARICOM Intersessional meeting in Haiti over the weekend. Press secretary, Anthony Newbold, said that although there are 18 items on the agenda for the intersessional meeting,  The Bahamas’ main concerns are agriculture, immigration, trade and manufacturing. […]

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TOURISM MINISTER SEEKS BETTER DEAL FROM CRUISE SHIPS

Amid the growing challenge of how to get the millions of cruise ship passengers visiting The Bahamas to spend more money in port, Tourism Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar  says he is  ready to take on the cruise ship operators. According to the  Minister some cruise ship officials use their economic strength to force the government’s hand […]

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Rotary Celebrates More Than A Century

Rotary International celebrates 113 years of community service all over the world with a mission of Serving Humanity, Service Above Self. During their weekly meeting, the Rotary Club of West Nassau, celebrated a day early, with President of the club Christopher Dorsett giving a brief history of the Rotary Club. “The first Rotary Club was […]

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BCP TO CELEBRATE BAHAMIAN FOUNDING FATHERS

Paying special tribute to the Life, Work and Legacy of the Father of this Nation, Sir Lynden Pindling and the Father of Labour Sir Randol Fawkes, the Bahamas Constitution Party (BCP) will be celebrating their 20th anniversary of participation in Bahamian politics and their mandate to return righteous governance to The Bahamas. Through special commendations, […]

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Senators Apprehensive About Credit Report Bill

Senators met yesterday and debated  the Credit Reporting Bill,  legislation that would ensure a fair and accurate credit reporting system. However,  some Senators  had concerns about the bill. The ultimate aim of the Credit Reporting Bill is to restore consumer confidence and confidence in the banks to lend money.  While members on both sides of […]

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DPM tells Grand Bahamians- Focus on Benefits of New Oil Refinery Project

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said that while he is  aware of all the talk among the public about the $4 billion oil refinery project by Oban Energies, he urged Bahamians – particularly Grand Bahamians – to focus on the benefits […]

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OIL DEAL “OVER  ZEALOUS”

The government may be praising their new deal with Oban  Energies but the official opposition is calling that deal over zealous. In an interview with The Journal yesterday Chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party Senator  Fred Mitchell said the government obviously didn’t do their due diligence with this deal. The  Journal understands that the former […]

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YOUTH MINISTRY TO STAGE FESTIVAL FOR THE FAMILY

Minister of Youth Sports and Culture  Michael Pintard yesterday said he believes his Ministry has a commitment to engage young people in The Bahamas in youth activities by inspiring the youth through arts and culture. Mr. Pintard  made the remarks  as his Ministry is gearing up for its second Culture and Youth in the Park […]

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BAHA MAR CHIEF ISSUES CHALLENGE


The tourist industry is growing by double digits, but the President of Baha Mar Graeme Davis says  there is  more the Bahamian community can do to for when tourist arrive. Besides innovative ideas to create a better experience for tourists, Mr. Davis said that businesses should invest more in the upkeep of their establishments. “I […]

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