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Privy Council Has Fourth Sitting In The Bahamas

Having sat in Nassau on more occasions than they have anywhere other than the United Kingdom, the Judicial Committee of the London-based Privy Council will see its fourth sitting of The Bahamas’ final Court of Appeal this week as five Privy Council judges are set to hear appeals and applications over the next five days. […]

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JCN Officially Opens New Building—Also Honors Persons of The Year

In a ceremony fit for royalty, Jones Communications officially blessed its new building on Thompson Boulevard on Friday. The official ceremony was a dual purpose one as it also honored the JCN persons of the year Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald and University of the Bahamas President Dr. Rodney Smith. The pair received the award primarily […]

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Former Officer Blames Judiciary For Escalating Crime

Former officer and Democratic National Alliance candidate, Stephen Greenslade suggests that judicial system is to blame for the escalating crime more so than the police.   “I’m curious whether or not our investigative strategies are thorough enough to ensure that the evidence we are gathering is strong enough during the prosecution process and the results […]

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Roberts: D’Aguilar Demonizes Blacks

Progressive Liberal Party Chairman Bradley Roberts continuing his ongoing war of words with Free National Movement candidate for Montagu businessman Dionisio D’Aguilar. This time, Mr. Roberts is hitting out at Mr. D’Aguilar for what he calls his “demonization” of his black employees and customers. “His continued attacks on the PLP government present him with a […]

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Officer payouts’ moving smoothly says Gibson

80 percent of Bahamas Customs Officers have filled out the necessary application in order to receive dues just days following the announcement made in The House of Assembly (HOA) by Labour Minister Shane Gibson that they would be paid in the near future. Less than a week after the offer was thrown out and the […]

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NAD COUNTS DOWN TO 10TH ANNIVERSARY AS LPIA OPERATOR

This year, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) will mark its tenth year operating Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) under a management partnership with Vantage Airport Group (formerly YVRAS). On April 1, 2007, NAD took over all commercial operations at LPIA inclusive of the terminal buildings, parking facilities and runways. Since the transfer of operations to NAD, […]

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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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