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Blaze Erupts At Thomas A Robinson Stadium

Several Bleachers were extensively damaged yesterday as the Announcer’s booth at the old Thomas A. Robinson Stadium went up in flames. In an interview with The Journal, Fire Chief Superintendent Walter Evans said the exact cause of the blaze is yet to be determined, but the damage to the immediate area was extensive. “Shortly before […]

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PM Receives JCN Person Of The Year Award

Most Cabinet Ministers and a cross-section of the Bahamian society filed the Jones Communications Media Center Friday evening as the leading media company hosted its 17th annual Civil Society and Person of the Year Awards ceremony. The special event was created to honour Bahamians who have used “head, heart and hand” to make outstanding contributions […]

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MPs Charged to stand together

After a brief house sitting  yesterday legislators headed to the Church of God Cathedral for their annual parliamentary church service and were charged to stand together. The idea behind the service is to seek divine intervention before pushing ahead with the country’s business this new year. Delivering  a message of unity was Christian Council President, […]

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Crime Down 13 Per Cent

On the heels of the advisory by the US warning its citizens of crime in The Bahamas, data compiled by the Royal Bahamas Police Force indicates that serious crime has decreased by 13 per cent. This was revealed by Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson yesterday at the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s annual Crime Statistics Briefing. […]

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Plane Crashes In Eleuthera

A Pineapple Air plane crashed landed Tuesday at the airport in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, with one male passenger sustaining minor injuries. According to police officers on that island, sometime around 8pm officers received reports of a had crash landing at the Governor’s Harbour Airport. Officers, upon arrival at the site, found that the Pineapple Air […]

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BAHAMAS WASTE HELPS THE ALL SAINTS CAMP

Bahamas Waste partnered with the All Saints Camp to assist in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Each year, the staff at Bahamas Waste pools resources to make a donation. The funds help with essentials like food supplies, toiletries and clothing. Over the holiday season, the staff of Bahamas Waste returned to the All Saints Camp to […]

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Post Office Mold Infestation Remains

Staff at the General  Post Office not getting all they want for a conducive working environment in this new year,  according to president of the Bahamas Public Services Union, Kimsley Ferguson . He  says  the mold problem at the East Street General Post Office has still not been corrected. Speaking with this Journal, Mr. Ferguson […]

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JUNKANOO CARNIVAL FUNDING AXED

After almost three years of being a government supported event, Bahamas  Junkanoo Carnival’s government funding has been terminated. Minister of Youth Sports and Culture  Micheal Pintard said the move was not a hasty one, as the administration never supported the idea. “Prior to the general election,  our criticism was that when you are investing a […]

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Christie Admits He Stayed “Too Long”

Former Prime Minister and leader of the Progressive Liberal Party Perry Christie admitted he might have overstayed his time in politics, which may have led to the Party’s overwhelming defeat in the May 10th General Election.   Speaking candidly, Mr. Christie appeared as a guest on the Love 97/JCN Program “Jones and Company where he […]

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Cultural Icon Patricia Bazard Dies

The nation’s cultural community is  mourning  the passing of  icon  Mrs. Patricia Bazard who  passed away Monday evening at the age of 71. Mrs. Bazard was the founder of the National Children’s Choir and a former senior cultural officer with the Bahamas government. Additionally,  she was a renowned choral conductor, singer, teacher, workshop facilitator and […]

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