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Culmer Is New FNM Chairman

The new chairman of the governing Free National Movement is Carl Culmer.   Mr. Culmer beat out Howard Grant in an election of the Central Council held at the Party’s Headquarters on Mackey Street last evening.   The party held the election due to the resignation of former chairman Sidney Collie that took effect yesterday. […]

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Govt Offers to Buy Grand Lucayan

The possible boost of the economy of the nation’s second city Freeport is in the offing with the revelation that the government has made an offer to Hutchinson Whampoa to purchase the Grand Lucayan Resort.   This was revealed by Press Secretary Anthony Newbold during the the government’s weekly press briefing.   While details of […]

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Minister defends perceived conflict

Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands said the surgical procedures he performed as a sitting cabinet minister is because he’s only one of a few doctors who specialties in the field.   Dr. Sands’ comments are in response to criticism from Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts.   Mr. Roberts said that Sands in his capacity […]

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Mitchell Considers PLP Chairmanship

Pressure is being brought to bear on former Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell to offer himself for the position of chairman in the upcoming convention of the Progressive Liberal Party.   The Bahama Journal understands that members of the Young Liberals and other National General Counsel members of the party have suggested that Mr. […]

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ALIV SUPPORTS CANCER AWARENESS

Aliv Supports Cancer Awareness

ALIV is the main sponsor for the 2018 Spring/Summer Remilda Rose Fashion Collection. In an announcement on Wednesday Aliv said they will be the title sponsor for the fashion show on Sunday, October 15th at SuperClubs Breezes. ALIV Events, Sponsorship and Community Manager, Bianca Bethel-Sawyer noted that ALIV was proud to sponsor the event as […]

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International Day of the Girl

In honor of the International Day of The Girl, S.T.R.A.W. Inc. Center for Young Women held a seminar for the sixth grade girls of C.W. Sawyer Primary School yesterday.   S.T.R.A.W. (Strengthening, Transforming, Restoring, and Affirming young Women) spoke to the young ladies on issues concerning girls worldwide including poverty, grooming, staying true to themselves […]

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PM Visits Devastated Dominica

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis visited Dominica yesterday to assess the damage by Hurricane Maria.   The prime minister and his delegation toured the ravaged nation by helicopter.   Dr. Minnis offered to have some of the medical personnel from The Bahamas sent to Dominica to assist in rebuilding medical facilities and ensuring that the […]

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Vanderpool Makes “Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence” List

Acting Consul General Monique Vanderpool was included on the Atlanta Business League’s 2017 list of “Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence.”   The award was given during the “Women of Vision” Breakfast, which was held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.   Since 1994, the Atlanta Business League […]

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PM Weeps with Grieving Family

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his wife Patricia wept yesterday with the family of the eight-year-old boy who was fatality shot on Monday. While visiting the home where eight-year-old Eugene Woodside was shot by a stray bullet on Monday night, Dr. Minnis and his wife consoled and wept with the Woodside family. During the […]

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Two Men Charged with Murder

Two young men spent their first night at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services last night after being arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court on separate murder charges yesterday. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Andrew Forbes, 25-year-old Kyle Farrington was charged with intentionally causing the death of Fredric Ramsey. It is alleged that Farrington, while being […]

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