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Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

Gray: Food Security Levels Unacceptable

In the event that a catastrophe results in the halt of food imports to The Bahamas for a long period of time, the government is only prepared to feed the population for three months and the Minister of Agriculture Alfred Gray admitted that this reality is “unacceptable.” Mr. Gray’s comments came during a ceremony to [...]

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Customs Seize Luxury Cars–Another Smuggling Ring Uncovered

Customs Seize Luxury Cars–Another Smuggling Ring Uncovered

Comptroller of Customs Charles Turner yesterday again denied that he or any other top ranking Customs official are involved in a stolen vehicle racket uncovered last month during a joint operation between customs and police. Mr. Turner and members of his executive team held a press conference yesterday to announce that three high end brand [...]

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Bahamas To Host Diplomatic Week

Bahamas To Host Diplomatic Week

This upcoming week, The Bahamas will host a major foreign policy initiative that will bring together 12 Heads of Missions abroad and an some 50 foreign ambassadors, this according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell who announced on Wednesday that the country will host its very first Diplomatic Week. “This will give diplomats the [...]

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Anglican Bishop Urges Support Of Gender Equality

Anglican Bishop Urges Support Of Gender Equality

Head of the Anglican Church in The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands Bishop Laish Boyd urged Bahamians to apply common sense when evaluating the upcoming referendum on gender equality and avoid the tendency of being xenophobic. During his charge at the 113th Session of the Synod of the Diocese at Christ Church Cathedral [...]

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MOE Operations Shut Down

MOE Operations Shut Down

A lingering problem with malfunctioning air conditioning units forced officials at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology to leave their stations early Tuesday morning as technicians worked around the clock to fix the vexing issue. The Journal was informed early yesterday morning that workers in the Thompson Boulevard headquarters were forced to leave their [...]

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Gender Equality Bills Stalled

Gender Equality Bills Stalled

Those four constitutional amendment bills still sit in the House of Assembly in the committee stage, as the marathon process has hit another snag and Leader of Government Business Dr. Bernard Nottage expressed that he is very concerned with the delay. He stressed that bi-partisan support is needed for the bills to be passed. “It [...]

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Another Oil Spill For Clifton

Another Oil Spill For Clifton

International consultants are expected to arrive in the capitol today to begin assessments and the investigation into an oil spill that occurred over the weekend in waters off south western New Providence, Environment and Housing Minister Kenred Dorsett has confirmed. Mr. Dorsett announced in a statement Saturday that the government was made aware of an [...]

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Commissioner to Investigate Claims of Police Brutality

Commissioner to Investigate Claims of Police Brutality

Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade vowed to personally look into investigations regarding the horrific story told by 16-year-old Santino Oliver who alleged that he was abducted, brutally beaten and left in the Southern Cemetery on Cowpen road by police officers. After numerous attempts to contact police officials on the matter, the Bahama Journal brought the [...]

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Teen Claims Police Brutality

Teen Claims Police Brutality

The mother of a 16-year-old boy is outraged at the brutality she claims her son endured at the hands of police officers this past weekend after her son was abducted, beaten and left in a grave yard. This was the horrific details told by her teenage son who alleged that he was brutally beaten to [...]

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Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal

Cash Blast PM Over LOI Scandal

Although many may have been waiting to hear from the nation’s chief as to what really went on with that multi-million dollar Letter of Intent (LOI) with a waste to energy company, Prime Minister Perry Christie has reportedly announced that the man at the very centre of the controversial scandal, Ministry of Works Parliamentary Secretary [...]

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