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Junkanoo Groups Get Increase in Seed Money

Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Michael Pintard yesterday during the official hand over of seed money to Junkanoo group leaders and representatives said it is the aim of the Free National Movement (FNM) to expand the culture of Junkanoo and made a commitment to the groups that seed money will be given in early 2018. […]

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Chester Cooper for Deputy Leader of PLP

Cooper Declares Bid for PLP Deputy Leader

Member of Parliament for Exuma and Ragged Island Chester Cooper in a big announcement yesterday, declared his bid to offer himself for the office of Deputy Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), promising that he will seek to return core values and principles the party once had. Yesterday at a press conference in the […]

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Another Crime Strategy

During yesterday’s walkabout in the Fox Hill community, Acting Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson revealed two new crime fighting strategies. “Effective immediately we have instituted the Anti-Gang and Firearm Tracing and Investigation Unit which will operate out of the Central Detective Unit,” Ferguson said. He added that police recognized that a lot of persons are […]

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Hubert Minnis

PM Urges Bahamians to Prepare

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis warned Bahamians to prepare for the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Maria that is expected to hit the same southern islands that the category five Hurricane Irma impacted less than two weeks ago. In a national address last night, Dr. Minnis called for residents to prepare for the storm despite the fact […]

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CARICOM to Support Hurricane Recovery

CARICOM Chairman and Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, during his visit to the capital on the weekend, to assess damage inflicted by the wrath of Hurricane Irma, told the minister of foreign affairs and the minister of labour, that he and his team from the Caribbean Community were in the country to not only […]

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PM Visits Bimini Following Irma (3)

Residents Protest to Stop Bimini’s Development

Protesters in Bimini are calling for all further development on that island to cease. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis and his delegation met a team of protesters in Bimini on Thursday, who was in no way concerned about hurricane assessments, but about environmental protection.   Leader of the group Save Our Home Bimini Jenny Cook […]

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RAGGED ISLAND, DESTROYED

Power packing Hurricane Irma pummeled Ragged Island. Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis got a first-hand view of the destruction when he, Cabinet Ministers and persons from the opposition party, along with officials of National Emergency Management Agency and Social Services, set off early yesterday on a fact finding mission throughout the Southern Islands; the areas […]

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Hurricane Briefing at PM's Office

IRMA WREAKS HAVOC

While tens of thousands of Bahamians breathed a sigh of relief that there were no fatalities from Hurricane Irma in the Bahamas this past weekend, residents in the southern Bahamas suffered significant property damage. Hardest hit were the islands of Inagua and Ragged Island.   In Ragged Island many residents were left homeless after roofs […]

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Marvin Dames on Murders (2)

Five Shootings in One Night – -Murder Count at 97

Monday night was a bloody night in New Providence, as five persons were shot in separate incidents, leaving two dead and the others injured. According to police, it was just before 9 p.m. when a couple was sitting in a yard on Abner Street, Fox Hill when a dark colored vehicle pulled up. It was […]

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Hubert Minnis on Hurricane IRMA (2) - Top Photo

1,000 Being Evacuated

More than 1,000 persons are expected to be flown into the capital from various Family Islands over the next several hours as the government is preparing for the potential catastrophic impact of Hurricane Irma. This was revealed by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday during a press briefing held at the Office of the Prime […]

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