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PM Apologizes For Obscene Gesture

Prime Minister Perry Christie apologized and expressed regret yesterday in the House of Assembly for that obscene “flip of the finger” gesture that took place at a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) outdoor branch meeting Monday Night. “I really stand to express my regret. I just want to be able to say that I take responsibility […]

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Minister Disappointed With Delayed Payouts

Minister of Labour Shane Gibson said yesterday that there has been a delay in the payment for some 600 plus Bahamas Customs and Immigrations Officers. According to Minister Gibson, the Ministry of Finance indicated as much after explaining to him dispersing such a large sum of money is a tedious task, as officials have to […]

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“PM is Unstable”, says Dr. Minnis

Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis while renewing his call for Prime Minister Perry Christie to resign, said the nation’s leader is unstable and unfit to lead the country. These sentiments came after the prime minister on Monday night, used an obscene gesture during a Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) rally in the Fox […]

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$600,000 Worth Of Drugs Seized

Drug Enforcement Officers carried out a major drug bust in the nation’s capital Sunday as officials removed over 633 pounds of marijuana from a home in the Boatswain Hill area. Police arrested several persons including a pair of foreign nationals in the seizure just outside of Coral Harbour. Head of the Drug Enforcement Unit Chief […]

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Rollins: Fitzgerald Sold His Soul To The Devil

The war of words between Fort Charlotte MP Andre Rollins and Education Minster Jerome Fitzgerald has taken another turn. On Monday, Mr. Fitzgerald called Dr. Rollins “a political prostitute” stemmed from the fact the he is now a member of the Free National Movement (FNM) after jumping ship from the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP). On […]

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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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