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Pastor Ed Allen Dies

The Christian community in the Bahamas is  mourning the  death of the Founding Pastopr of Abundant L:ife Church, Pastor Ed Allen. The  89-year old  religious leader over the years built a  reputation  as an outstanding  Evangelist and Pastor of the Bretheren denomination in the Bahamas. A statement from the Progressive Liberal Party said  “the party […]

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Minister Defends Procedures Over Landfill

Minister of Environment Romauld Ferreira has  refuted claims that the procedure into acquiring new management for the New Providence landfill was not as transparent as it ought to be.   Mr. Ferreria told reporters that some items within the contractual agreement between the government and the landfill’s new management are commercially sensitive,  but that in […]

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MOE ADDRESSING TEACHERS’ CONCERNS

The Ministry of Education is in the process of addressing concerns put forth by the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT), according to Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd yesterday.  Mr. Lloyd said that the teachers play an important role in their system, which simply would not work without them.  The minister added that his ministry is minded […]

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OCEAN CLUB LOOKING TO HIRE 100

The  Department of  Labour  is looking to hire some 100 individuals in collaboration with Ocean Club,  Director of Labour  John Pinder said  at this past weekend at  The  Labour On The Blocks Job Fair  on Rosetta Street.  He said, “there’s a new cruise line that will be coming here next year sometime. They want to […]

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Compendium of Bills To Avoid Blacklisting

The government is  hoping to get consensus on a compendium of bills essentially aimed at ensuring The Bahamas is not again blacklisted. Such a  decision  could very well result in an undermining of the country’s competitiveness and growth development, causing serious damage to its reputation. Leading off the debate in the House of Assembly yesterday […]

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SENIOR DOCTORS AND PHA MAKING PROGRESS

A ray of hope  came  out the Consultant’s Physicians Staff Association’s (CPSA) meeting with the Financial Secretary and members of the Public Hospitals Authority (Public Hospitals Authority) yesterday.  According to the union secretary, Dr. Sabriquet Pinder-Butler, some progress was made regarding negotiations. She said, “at this particular point, we would’ve looked at various things in […]

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Young Men Remanded On Murder Charges

Two young men were yesterday arraigned on murder charges. The accused – 20-year-old Ahmad Clarke of Acklins Street, The Grove and 19-year-old, Katraz Coakley of Seymour Street, Yellow Elder. Clarke, was arraigned on one count of murder. It is alleged that on Saturday April 28th, the accused – by means of unlawful harm – intentionally […]

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SECOND DOUBLE HOMICIDE

The  homicide count shot to 86,  following another double homicide took place off Fire Trail Road  in New Providence  yesterday.  Based on the account residents of jubilee gardens shared with the police, gunshots rang out just before midnight.  Police press liaison officer superintendent Shanta Knowles said, “once officers responded to that location, the discovered two […]

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World Children’s Day Service Held

As yesterday was recognized as World Children’s Day the Primary School Principal’s Association held a service at the Church of God of Prophecy East Street.  Addressing the adults in attendance, Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd said it’s their job to preserve the lives of the nation’s youth.  “We in the Ministry of Education, the government and […]

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Education Director Concerned Over Teachers Strike Poll

Following the cries of teachers at the C. H. Reeves Junior High School to take a strike poll over mold issues at that school’s campus, Education Director, Marcellus Taylor, said he is concerned about teachers taking that bold step to strike. “Well,  I do have concerns about it simply because of what we have seen […]

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