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Minister Reports Major Immigration Influx

Revealing the numbers in the latest immigration statistics, Minster of Immigration Fred Mitchell noted that the year 2016 saw a significant increase in the number of immigrants in all categories, from those arrested to those repatriated. In revealing the statistics, Mr. Mitchell compared 2015 numbers with last year’s numbers. “The general categories are in 2015 […]

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Bowe Attacks Bain’s Character

Democratic National Alliance (DNA) card bearer for the Southern Shores constituency Ethric Bowe announced this past Friday that he had turned in his resignation letter to the leadership of the party, as they chose to align themselves with an unsavory character as Lincoln Bain. At a press conference yesterday afternoon, Mr. Bowe clearly gave his […]

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“WE ARE NOT ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL,” SAYS PM

Despite a very early start time and a bit of inclement weather, hundreds of persons filled the streets to support the march in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Majority Rule. The match started promptly at 7am from Windsor park on Wulff Road, travelled north on East Street, on to Bay Street and   south on […]

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GB Minister Urges Grand Bahamians to Join Historic Majority Rule Celebrations in the Capital

Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville called on all Grand Bahamians to “make their way to Nassau” to join forces with those in the capital to celebrate the historic 50th anniversary of Majority Rule. During a press conference at the Ministry of Grand Bahama on Friday morning, January 6, 2017 the Minister pointed out […]

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FNM Expels Butler-Turner

Opposition Leader in The House of Assembly Loretta Butler-Turner has been expelled from the Free National Movement (FNM) and said she won’t fight the party’s Executive Council any longer. In a letter addressed to FNM executive members, Mrs. Butler Turner said the course of action taken by the party was reprehensible. “The actions undertaken by […]

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Another Blackout

In a reoccurring trend over the past week, the majority of the island was in darkness yesterday due to an island wide black out stemming from technical challenges from Bahamas Power and Light (BPL). The Journal reached out to Bahamas Power and Light officials but was unsuccessful in the attempts. The company however did provide […]

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Roberts: FNM’s Commentary Useless

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts lambasted the Opposition for what he described as its “useless commentary” concerning the proposed $2.1 billion Agri-fisheries deal between The Bahamas and China.   In a press conference held at the PLP headquarters, Mr. Roberts added that the Free National Movement (FNM) has yet to outline a policy […]

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FNM RATIFIES 6 CANDIDATES

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis ratified six new candidates at the FNM Central Council Meeting late last night.   The six candidates, five men and one woman are set to be its standard bearers to represent the FNM in the upcoming 2017 General Elections in New Providence and North Andros and the […]

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Restoration Efforts On Target

After social and technical assessments in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, recovery teams have been deployed throughout the devastated areas within the country, according to National Disaster Recovery Coordinator and Labour Minister Shane Gibson. Mr. Gibson said the government is on target in its effort to restore the country to a state of normalcy. “We’ve […]

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“Minnis Is A Big Joke”, Says Roberts

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts firing some serious shots at the two leaders of the Free National Movement. Yesterday in a press statement he referred to Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis as a “Big joke” and his Deputy Leader Peter Turnquest as dishonest. “Dr. Hubert Minnis is one big joke and cannot be taken […]

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