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Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed

Vasyli’s Pretrial Delayed

Donna Vasyli, the woman is accused of stabbing her millionaire husband to death, returned to court on Monday expecting a pretrial hearing, but she was told that the pretrial has been delayed. Prosecutor Neil Braithwaite said the necessary evidence to carry on with the hearing has not been disclosed therefore, the pretrial will not be [...]

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Baha Mar Shocker… Files for Bankruptcy … Employees Told to Stay Home

Baha Mar Shocker… Files for Bankruptcy … Employees Told to Stay Home

Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian announced yesterday that the resort has filed for bankruptcy. According to Izmirlian, in a statement released by the resort, in order to complete construction and open Baha Mar as soon as practicable, Baha Mar Ltd., and entities associated with it, are voluntarily undertaking the process of Chapter 11 under the [...]

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“Gov’t Should Invest More in Education,” Says McGuinty

“Gov’t Should Invest More in Education,” Says McGuinty

Internationally known as the ‘Premier of Education,’ former Premier of Ontario Canada Dalton McGuinty said the most powerful way to shape the future of the world is through education. As a guest on popular talk show Jones and Company, the former politician who visited the Bahamas to take part in the 19th Caribbean Conference of [...]

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Fitzgerald: Educators Have Much Work to Do

Fitzgerald: Educators Have Much Work to Do

In his capacity as Chair for the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Minister (CCEM), Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald gave the closing remarks at the forum on Friday. In addition to giving an overview of the events history, Minister Fitzgerald told conference attendees last week of how important his role is in [...]

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Murder Count Reaches 70

Murder Count Reaches 70

The murder count is now at 70, following police reports of a shooting on Tuesday night. According to police, shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, two men were walking on Ethel Street, Montell Heights when a vehicle opened fire on them. Assistant Commissioner Stephen Dean said the incident is currently under investigation and the identities [...]

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Mitchell Responds to Laing’s Comments on Immigration

Mitchell Responds to Laing’s Comments on Immigration

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell responded to comments made by former State Minister for Finance in the Ingraham administration Zhivargo Laing on Wednesday. Minister Mitchell said he would not allow on his watch, the opportunity for any message about deliberate government involvement with stunted immigration policies to reach the world. Two days [...]

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“Education Reduces Crime,” Says PM

“Education Reduces Crime,” Says PM

The rate of crime falls when the rate of education rises, therefore education is the key to overcoming the challenge of violent crime, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie. The prime minister’s comment came yesterday as he discussed the challenges associated with building a prosperous Commonwealth, as he officially opened the 19th Conference of Commonwealth [...]

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HCA Committee Presents Historic Report

HCA Committee Presents Historic Report

Members of the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA) Committee on Monday presented what they called a “historic” and “informative” report to the government concerning the HCA. Prime Minister Perry Christie accepted that report on behalf of the government at his office. He assured committee members that the report will be discussed in Cabinet today to decide [...]

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19CCEM Seeks to Prepare Educators for the Future

19CCEM Seeks to Prepare Educators for the Future

Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald reminded educators attending the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Ministers that they will prepare for the future of education, as they focus on the post-2015 education agenda. “The reality is that today, we are preparing for what we will encounter in 2020, 2025 and 2030,” Fitzgerald said during the 19CCEM Stakeholders’ [...]

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Mitchell Calls D’Aguilar’s Immigration Reports “False”

Mitchell Calls D’Aguilar’s Immigration Reports “False”

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell has called out former President of the Chamber of Commerce Dionisio D’Aguilar for false claims about the Ministry of Immigration that was published in a recent article in a local daily. After Mr. D’Aguilar, who is also a local businessman, publicly referred to treatment of immigrants as [...]

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