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CAMPBELL RAISES AWARENESS OF ROAD SAFETY

This year, the amount of traffic fatalities is keeping pace with the amount of homicides,  according to Minister of Transport  and Local Government Frankie Campbell.  The government joined forces the F.I.A (Federation Internationale L’Automobile) this past  weekend, which serves as the international platform for road safety. The organization, which started in France, has been in […]

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MP PRAISES THE “URBAN MOTHER”

Mothers of the Seabreeze Constituency enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment and surprises this Saturday at the annual Mother’s Day Luncheon held by the Ministry Social Services and Urban Development.  The ceremony kicked off at 1pm at the All Saint Anglican Church Parish Hall where Member of Parliament Lanisha Rolle praised “urban mothers” for their tireless […]

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NEW HOME OWNERSHIP PROGRAM

Prime Minister, Dr. Hubert Minnis told members of the House of Assembly yesterday that the Affordable Home Bill will significantly increase home ownership throughout The Bahamas, helping potentially hundreds of Bahamians to realize the long-sought dream of a home to call their own. He said, “along with the opportunity for work, education and health care, […]

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Gov’t Quizzed on Motives over Homes Bill

The Member of Parliament for Exuma and Ragged Island I. Chester Cooper says he supports  reasonable efforts to increase Bahamian home ownership. However  he questioned the motives of the government over the Affordable Homes Bill before the House of Assembly. “A home is one of the most important purchases the vast majority of people could […]

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“THE POINTE” NOT IN BREACH

Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes  has  revealed that the principals of The Pointe  under construction on Bay Street are not in breach of the Heads of Agreement with the government.  The Minister released the findings of a workforce census into the $200m development yesterday.  There were reports that there is a disproportionate number of Chinese […]

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Sands: “Nurses Under Appreciated”

Despite the challenge the country faced on Monday, when public sector nurses chose to stage a sick out, Health Minister Dr. Duane Sands has  acknowledged that nurses have been under appreciated, and that they should be shown that their services are valuable.  Dr. Sands was responding to questions of whether the group put together to […]

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DPM Refutes Claim Of Our Lucaya Sale Collapse

Debunking claims by former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman, Bradley Roberts that the sale of Grand Lucaya Resort, in Grand Bahama has been a constant on again off again, Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest said it was all a false claim. In  a recent statement, Mr. Roberts suggested that the sale of the resort had  […]

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ROBERTS SAYS OUR LUCAYA SALE COLLAPSED… AGAIN  

Former Minister of Works Bradley Roberts is suggesting that  the  sale of  the Our Lucaya Hotel property in Grand Bahama has collapsed. In a commentary to the Media, the former Chairman of  the Progressive Liberal Party  wrote, “It has come to my attention that the now infamous on again, off again sale of the Lucaya […]

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Blacklisting Jitters- – -DPM Surpised By EU Move

The government is disappointed to have learned that the European Union (EU) Code of Conduct Group (COCG) will be making a recommendation to the Council of the European Union this week to include The Bahamas on the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. It is understood that a high level delegation from the […]

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Two Men Arraigned For Murder

Two men have been formally  charged for their alleged involvement in two recent homicides. In the first case, 18-year-old Deante Pinder appeared before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson Pratt yesterday on two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. The particulars  are that on February 16th , Pinder concerned with others caused the deaths […]

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