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Louis Bacon Court Document Under Scrutiny

The legal team of International Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard has expressed great concern about a document produced by the Attorneys of Louis Bacon in legal proceedings in New York which they say are the minutes of a meeting that took place on June 19, 2012 at the Office of the Prime Minister of The Bahamas [...]

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600 Policemen Promoted

600 Policemen Promoted

Nearly 600 Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers advanced within the ranks of that organisation after the force’s promotion exercise was made final on Tuesday. The Journal obtained a copy of the 19-page document which specifies the 593 officers who were approved by the Police Service Commission for promotions with effect from October 1, 2014. [...]

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Urban Renewal Week Launched

Urban Renewal Week Launched

Co-chairs of the Urban Renewal Commission, Dr. Cynthia ‘Mother’ Pratt and Algernon Allen introduced this year’s Urban Renewal Week which will commence on November 1st through the 8th. At the press release yesterday morning, Dr. Cynthia ‘Mother’ Pratt addressed exactly what she feels is the cause for the rapidly increasing problem of crime in our [...]

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MPs React To Murders

MPs React To Murders

A press statement was released yesterday by the Member of Parliament for St. Anne’s, Hubert Chipman and the Member of Parliament for Montagu, Richard Lightbourn on two of the latest murders in the country. With the murder of 44-year-old Andre Cartwright during an early morning home invasion on Tuesday of this week and the murder [...]

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Officials Confirm Ebola Scare

The country’s readiness to deal with the scare of the deadly Ebola virus was put to the test yesterday as Ministry of Health officials confirmed that there was concern that a traveler to The Bahamas may have been inflicted with the disease. In a statement released yesterday, the Ministry said a traveler who was being [...]

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Inspire Her Campaign Seeks to Motivate Female Entrepreneurs

Bahamian girl bosses are on the rise and with the help of some local female entrepreneurs some 100 young female Bahamian aspiring entrepreneurs are on their way becoming equally as successful. The ladies, who are a part of the Inspire Her programme, attended the first session in a series of seminars geared towards getting more [...]

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Bahamian Martail Arts Team Places In Top Three In Miami

On October 19 the New Providence Martial Arts and Fitness Centre, led by instructors Sensei Chin and Sensei Evans traveled with a team of 13 young Bahamians to compete in the Miami Taikai Karate Tournament where they placed in the top three. The NPMAFC was invited by Sensei Luis Sanchez, director of Miami Taikai to [...]

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Attorney Lashes Louis Bacon–Defends government’s visit to Nygard Cay

Attorney and Activist Keod Smith says a recent story in The Tribune dated Friday, October 24th 2014 under the caption “PM ‘filmed’ Discussing Nygard Cay Construction” is another in a series of mischievous, dishonest and shoddy Journalism”. Attorney Smith, one of Peter Nygard’s Bahamas-based Attorneys since 2010 said that the filming of certain events, activities [...]

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Another Fox Hill Murder –97 Murders Recorded

Another Fox Hill Murder –97 Murders Recorded

The Fox Hill community was again the scene of deadly bloodshed Tuesday night as 38-year-old Alton John Davis was gunned down on Step Street last night. This killing did not happen that late nor did it happen in an area unfamiliar with this kind of violence. In fact, just over the weekend, a man was [...]

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Waste Company “Trashes” Cancer

Waste Company “Trashes” Cancer

It’s not a sight we see every day, but it will grab a lot of attention. And that’s precisely what officials at Bahamas Waste Management are hoping for by painting one of their garbage collection trucks pink. The goal is to raise awareness about cancer – especially among men. The truck has been decked out [...]

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